Talks

Invited Talks

C.M. Harley How Hirudo got its groove back: examining the role of physical therapy in recovery following nerve cord injury" Society for Experimental Biology 2019

C.M. Harley “Learning: A Neural Perspective” Brain Awareness Week, Metropolitan State University 2018

C.M. Harley “Textbooks are not the only option—teaching Anatomy and Physiology using an App” STAR Symposium February 2018

C.M. Harley “The eyes have it: The visual guidance of host localization and escape in the medicinal leech” JB Johnston Club Annual Meeting. Washington, D.C., November 2014

C.M. Harley “Small minds, Big World: Learning from invertebrate navigation” Brain awareness week. St. Olaf College. Northfield MN October 2013

C.M. Harley “Trick or Treat: How leeches localize their prey” Smith College. Northampton, MA October 2013

C.M. Harley “Closing multiple loops: How sensory processing influences locomotor behavior and vice versa” Gordon Research Seminar: Closing the Loop. West Dover, VT August 2013

C.M. Harley “Crawl vs Swim: How leeches decide between two competing motor programs” University of Minnesota. St. Paul, MN April 2013

C.M. Harley and K.A. Mesce "You can’t always get what you want, but if you crawl sometimes, you might just find, you get what you need". Wright State University. Dayton, OH March 2013

C.M. Harley "Beyond the pest: what cockroaches can tell us about neural control of complex behavior". University of Minnesota. St. Paul, MN November 2012

C.M. Harley M. Rossi, J. Cienfuegos, K.A. Mesce and D. A. Wagenaar "To swim or to crawl: the effect of different locomotor states on prey Localization". JB Johnston Club Annual Meeting. New Orleans, LA October 2012

C.M. Harley and D.A. Wagenaar "Finding the right food: Developmental regulation of prey sensing". Flow Sensing in Air and Water. Bonn, Germany July 2011

C.M. Harley and R.E. Ritzmann “Why do cockroaches have brains?” Case Western Reserve University. Cleveland, OH August 2009

C.M. Harley and R.E. Ritzmann “Using your head: the involvement of the cockroach brain and head sensors in obstacle negotiation behaviors” California Institute of Technology. Pasadena, CA February 2009

C.M. Harley and R.E. Ritzmann “If I only had a brain: the involvement of the cockroach brain and head sensors in obstacle negotiation behaviors” University of Maryland Baltimore County. Baltimore, MD November 2008

C.M. Harley and R.E. Ritzmann “Using behavioral analysis to diagnose deficits in insects with discrete lesions of the central body complex” Insect Behavior: Small Brains, Big Functions, Janelia Farm. Washington, D.C. March 2007

C.M. Harley and R.E. Ritzmann “The role of head sensors in the avoidance of complex obstacles” Universität zu Köln. Cologne, Germany June 2006

C.M. Harley and R.E. Ritzmann “The role of head sensors in the avoidance of complex obstacles” University of Bielefeld. Bielefeld, Germany July 2006

C.M. Harley and R.E. Ritzmann “Complex decisions about simple obstacles: cockroach climbing and tunneling” East Coast Nerve Net. Woods Hole, MA April 2006

C.M. Harley and R.E. Ritzmann “How cockroaches use head sensors to navigate complex environments” Case Western Reserve University. Cleveland, OH March 2006

C.M. Harley and R.E. Ritzmann “Investigating the role of motion senstitive cells in mantis strike” Case Western Reserve University. Cleveland, OH April 2005. (as part of qualifying exam)

Posters

Kelly Sheehy, Emiliya Bayko, Elizabeth Baseka-Nemmeh, Andrew Clayburn, Brandon Young, C.M. Harley (2018) Crawling Back to you: A Study of Leeches and Light. Midbrains 2018

C.M. Harley (2018) “Homeostasis: The Game”— Using a game to teach the relationship between the endocrine system and homeostasis. SABER Minneapolis MN July 2018

C. Yoder, B. Chi, C.M.Harley (2017) “In search of the leech optimotor response” Student Scholars Syposium St Paul MN, April 2018

C. Yoder, B. Chi, C.M.Harley (2017) “In search of the leech optimotor response” Midbrains St Paul MN, Nov 2017

A. Auletta, C.M.Harley , M. CP Rue, K.A. Mesce (2016) The Organization of the Spider Nervous System as Revealed by Dopamine Immunolabeling and Confocal Microscopy. International Society of Arachnology. Colorado.

A. Auletta, C.M.Harley , M. CP Rue, K.A. Mesce (2016) The Organization of the Spider Nervous System as Revealed by Dopamine Immunolabeling and Confocal Microscopy. Entomological Society of America Minneapolis MN

A. Auletta, C.M. Harley, K.A. Mesce (2015) Journey to the Center of the Spider: The First Immunocytochemical Analysis of Dopamine in the CNS of a Spider & Possible Behavioral Correlates Gordon Research Seminar. Lucca Italy

C. M. Harley, M. Reilly, C. Stewart, E. Morley, M. Songpitak, S. Hadir, K. Crisp, K.A. Mesce (2014) Homeostatic plasticity directed by physical therapy facilitates locomotor recovery after removal of cephalic inputs. Soc. Neurosci. Abstr. Washington, D.C.

K.J. Thompson, C. M. Harley, M. A. Sanders, K.A. Mesce (2014) Imaging silver-impregnated histological preparations with confocal microscopy. Soc. Neurosci. Abstr. Washington, D.C.

C. M. Harley, M. Reilly, C. Stewart, E. Morley, M. Songpitak, S. Hadir, K. Crisp, K.A. Mesce (2014) Compensatory plasticity directed by physical therapy facilitates locomotor recovery after removal of cephalic inputs. Intl. Soc. Neuroethology. Abstr. Sapporo, Japan

C. M. Harley, K.J. Thompson, M. A. Sanders, K.A. Mesce (2014) Seeing a new silver lining: Imaging silver-impregnated histological preparations with confocal microscopy. Intl. Soc. Neuroethology. Abstr. Sapporo, Japan

C. M. Harley, M. Reilly, C. Schlegel, S.M.A.J. Haidir, K.A. Mesce (2013) Physical therapy in an invertebrate model facilitates locomotor recovery after nerve cord injury. Soc Neurosci Abstr. San Diego, CA

C.M. Harley, K.A. Mesce (2013) Visual Processing in the medicinal leech: More than meets eye. Soc Neurosci Abstr. San Diego, CA

C.M. Harley Closing multiple loops: How sensory processing influences locomotor behavior and vice versa. Gordon Research Conference: Closing the Loop. West Dover, VT August 2013

K.A. Mesce, C. M. Harley, A. J. Shafqat, K. M. Crisp, M. Reilly, E. Morley, C. Schlegel, C. W. Nagel, J.G. Puhl (2012) Organization of dopamine regulated locomotor behavior in the medicinal leech. Soc Neurosci Abstr. New Orleans, LA

C. M. Harley, M. Rossi, J. Cienfuegos, D. A.Wagenaar, K. A. Mesce (2012) Sensory guidance of locomotor behavior in the medicinal leech. Soc Neurosci Abstr. New Orleans, LA

K. A. Mesce, C. M. Harley, K. M. Crisp, A. J.Shafqat, C. W. Nagel, J. G. Puhl (2012) Steps and strides in understanding how a dopamine regulated locomotor behavior is organized in the medicinal leech. Intl. Soc. Neuroethology. Abstr. College Park, MD

C.M. Harley, M. Rossi, J. Cienfuegos, K. A. Mesce, D. A.Wagenaar (2012) To see or not to see: integration of sensory information in the medicinal leech is dependent on mode of locomotion. Intl. Soc. Neuroethology. Abstr. College Park, MD

J. P. Martin, L. Mu, C. M. Harley, M. Kesavan and R. E. Ritzmann(2012) Origin of descending inputs controlling reflex reversals in the cockroach (Blaberus discoidalis). Intl. Soc. Neuroethology. Abstr.College Park, MD

C.M. Harley, J. Nagarah, J. Cienfuegos, M. Rossi, D.A. Wagenaar (2011) Multisensory integration underlying host detection in the medicinal leech. Soc Neurosci Abstr. Washington, D.C.

C.M. Harley, J. Cienfuegos, D.A. Wagenaar (2010) Frequency dependence of responses to prey in the leech Hirudo medicinalis during different life stages. Soc Neurosci Abstr. San Diego, CA

C.M. Harley, J. Cienfuegos, D.A. Wagenaar (2010) Frequency dependence of prey localization responses in the leech Hirudo medicinalis during different life stages. Intl. Soc. Neuroethology Abstr. Salamanca, Spain

C.M. Harley, L. Mu, R.E. Ritzmann (2009) Lesions within specific cockroach brain regions reveal control for obstacle avoidance. Soc. Neurosci. Abstr. Chicago, IL

C.M.Harley, S.J. Awe, L. Mu, J.A. Bender, R.E. Ritzmann (2008) Discrete lesions within the cockroach brain affect obstacle negotiation behaviors. Soc. Neurosci. Abstr. Washington, D.C.

C.M. Harley, B. A. English, R.E. Ritzmann (2008) Using your head: the involvement of the cockroach brain and head sensors in obstacle negotiation behaviors. Adaptive Motion of Animals and Machines Cleveland, OH.

C.M. Harley, B. A. English, R.E. Ritzmann (2007) Discrete lesions within the cockroach brain and their effect on negotiation of barriers. Kleinztiern Konferenz Tutzing, Germany

C.M. Harley, B. A. English, A. Pollack, R.E. Ritzmann (2007) Discrete lesions within the cockroach brain and their effect on negotiation of barriers. Intl. Soc. Neuroethology Abstr. Vancouver, Canada

C.M. Harley, J. Predina, R.E. Ritzmann (2006) Responses to incomplete sensory information in cockroach climbing behavior. Soc. Neurosci. Abstr. Atlanta, GA

C.M. Harley, W.A. Lewinger, R.E. Ritzmann, R.D. Quinn (2006) Characterization of obstacle avoidance behaviors in the cockroach Blaberus discoidalis and implementation in a semi-autonomous robot. Research ShowCase. Cleveland, OH

C.M. Harley, W.A. Lewinger, R.E. Ritzmann, R.D. Quinn (2005) Characterization of obstacle avoidance behaviors in the cockroach Blaberus discoidalis and implementation in a semi-autonomous robot. Soc. Neurosci. Abstr. Washington, D.C.

C.M. Harley, W.A. Lewinger, R.E. Ritzmann, R.D. Quinn (2005) High-speed video and kinematic analysis of transitional behaviors in the cockroach. Research ShowCase Cleveland, OH

R.E. Ritzmann, C.M. Rice*, A.J. Pollack, A.L. Ridgel, D.A. Kingsley, and R.D. Quinn (2001) Roles of descending control in locomotion through complex terrain. Intl. Soc. Neuroethology Abstr. Bonn, Germany, *maiden name