KITP Program: Integrative Cardiac Dynamics
(Jun 25 - Jul 20, 2018)
Coordinators: Emilia Entcheva, Flavio H. Fenton, Daisuke Sato, and Yohannes Shiferaw
Scientific Advisors: Jose Jalife, Alain Karma, Andrew McCulloch, Natalia Trayanova, and James N. Weiss

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Time Speaker Title
6/25, 10:30am All Participants Welcome and Introductions
6/26, 9:00am Andy Wasserstrom
Northwestern University
Why is t-tubule remodeling such a problem in the failing heart?[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
6/26, 10:30am Yohannes Shiferaw
CSU Northridge & KITP
Synchronization of stochastic calcium waves in atrial cells[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
6/26, 2:00pm Alessio Gizzi
Bio-Medico Univ. & KITP
Cardiac electro-mechanics & mechano-electric feedback: The Stress-Assisted diffusion approach[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
6/27, 9:00am Julia Gorelik
Imperial College
Non-optical nanoscale functional imaging for studying ion channels/beta-adrenergic receptors in cardiovascular system[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
6/27, 10:30am Daisuke Sato
UC Davis & KITP
How to set the heart on fire
6/28, 9:00am Guy Salama
University of Pittsburgh
How stochastic intracellular Ca2+ release elicit arrhythmias in bradycardia and LQT2[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
6/28, 10:30am Zhilin Qu
Short-term memory induced complex APD dynamics in cardiac myocytes[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
6/28, 2:00pm Conner Herndon
Georgia Tech & KITP
Constant diastolic interval control in zebrafish and unexpected results[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
6/29, 9:00am Blas Echebarria
Barcelona Tech & KITP
Modeling the effects of microstructure on calcium dynamics in atrial cells[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
6/29, 10:30am Enrique Alvarez Lacalle
Barcelona Tech
How to determine calcium homeostasis by analyzing the behavior of ion currents[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
7/02, 9:00am Laura Munoz
Control, Estimation, and Modeling of Cardiac Action Potential Dynamics[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
7/02, 10:30am Ele Grandi
UC Davis
In silico evaluation of efficacy and safety of atrial fibrillation selective pharmacotherapy[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
7/02 12:15pm Flavio Fenton
Georgia Tech & KITP
Oscillations Leading to Chaos; From table top experiments to arrhythmias in the heart[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
KITP Blackboard Lunch
7/03, 9:00am Seth Weinberg
Sodium channel mutations and signaling at the intercalated disk[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
7/03, 10:30am Vadim Biktashev
University of Exeter & KITP
Two examples of coping with small parameters: time-stepping for Markov chains, and propagation in thin layers[Slides][Podcast][Vid][Aud][Cam]
7/03, 2:00pm Eric Sobie
Mt Sinai
Slow delayed rectifier current protects ventricular myocytes from arrhythmic dynamics across multiple species[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
7/05, 9:00am Alain Karma
Northeastern & KITP
Variability and compensation of cardiomycoyte ionic conductances at the population level[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
7/05, 10:30am Jim Weiss
Stabilizer cells: A novel gene therapy approach to treat cardiac arrhythmias[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
7/06, 9:00am Irina Biktasheva
Liverpool & KITP
Cardiac re-entry dynamics in MRI- and micro-CT based models of the heart[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
7/06, 10:30am Leon Glass
McGill & KITP
Some open questions about dynamics of cardiac arrhythmias[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
7/06, 10:30am Guy Salama
Univ. of Pittsburgh & KITP
Genomic actions of Relaxin suppress AF[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
7/09, 9:00am Emilia Entcheva
George Washington & KITP
All-optical cardiac electrophysiology[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
7/09, 10:30am Matt Kay
George Washington
Spatiotemporal control of neurotransmitter release from intrinsic cardiac autonomic neurons[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
7/10, 9:00am Trine Krogh-Madsen
Global optimization of cardiac myocyte models[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
7/10, 10:30am Arkady Pertsov
SUNY Upstate
Atrial Fibrillation:Drivers and Triggers[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
7/11, 9:00am Hiroshi Ashikaga
Johns Hopkins
Causality, Information Flow and Fibrillation[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
7/11, 10:30am Alena Talkachova
University of Minnesota
Prevention and control of cardiac arrhythmias[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
7/12, 9:00am Flavio Fenton
Georgia Tech & KITP
Initiation of arrhythmias via amplitude alternans & termination of arrhythmias via low energy synchronization[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
7/12, 10:30am Stefan Luther
Max Planck Institute for Dynamics and Self Organization & KITPn
Electromechanical Vortex Filaments during Cardiac Fibrillation[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
7/12, 2:00pm Ilija Uzelac
Georgia Tech & KITP
Eliminating Cross Talk in Simultaneous Optical Mapping of Voltage and Calcium in Cardiac Tissue using the Semasbestic point[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
7/13, 9:00am William Stevenson
The challenge of intramural ventricular arrhythmia substrates[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
7/13, 10:30am Roman Grigoriev
Georgia Tech
Topological Analysis of Fibrillation[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
7/16, 9:00am Simonetta Filippi
Rome & KITP
Spatiotemporal correlation uncovers fractional dispersion in cardiac tissue[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
7/16, 10:30am Gil Bub
McGill & KITP
New methods for imaging and controlling waves in cardiac tissue[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
7/17, 9:00am Elizabeth Cherry
Reconstructing cardiac dynamics using data assimilation[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
7/17, 10:30am Tim Lewis
UC Davis
Threshold Dynamics in Excitable Media: Fast Waves, Slow Waves, and Reflections[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
7/18, 9:00am Niels Otani
New and not-so-new methods for stopping rotating action potential waves[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
7/18, 10:30am Olivier Bernus
Novel Insights into Human VF Dynamics[Aud][Cam]
7/19, 9:00am All Participants TBA
7/19, 10:30am Jan Cristoph
Max Planck
Electromechanical Vortex Filaments during Cardiac Fibrillation
7/19, 2:00pm Abouzar Kaboudian
Georgia Tech
Near Real-Time Study of Complex Human Cardiac Cell Models Applied to Cardiac Tissue in a Web-Browser
7/20, 9:00am All Participants TBA
7/20, 10:30am All Participants TBA
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