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Recent Lab Papers

  • Sponberg A, Daniel T, Fairhall A (2015) Decoding synergistic and independent motor features in insect flight muscles in Manduca sexta. PLoS Computational Biology DOI:10.1371/journal.pcbi.1004168.

  • Sponberg S, Hall R, Dyhr J and Daniel T. (2015) Luminance dependent visual processing enables moth flight in low light. Science 348:1245-1248.

  • Williams CD, Balazinska M, and Daniel TL (2015) Automated analysis of muscle X-ray imaging with Monte-Carlo Markov-Chains. 1.Data Methods in Health Analytics.

  • Eberle AL, Dickerson B, Reinhall PG and Daniel T (2014) A new twist on gyroscopic sensing: body rotations lead to torsion in flapping, flexing insect wings. J. Royal Soc. Interface. doi: 10.1098/rsif.2014.1088.

  • Dieudonne A, Daniel T, Sane S. (2014) Encoding properties of the mechanosensory neurons in the Johnston`s organ of the hawk moth Manduca sexta.. J. Exp. Biology 217: 3045-3056

  • Eberle AL, Reinhall PG, and Daniel T (2014). Fluid-structure interaction in compliant insect wings.Bioinspiration and Biomimetics DOI: 10.1088/1748-3182/9/2/025005

  • Dickerson B, Aldworth Z, Daniel T. (2014) The control of moth flight posture is mediated by wing mechanosensory feedback 1. J. Exp. Biol. DOI:10.1242/​JEB.103770

  • Campos EO, Bradshaw HD, Daniel T. (2014) Shape matters: corolla curvature affects nectar discovery ability in a nocturnal hawkmoth. Functional Ecology DOI: 10.1111/1365-2435.12378

  • Padilla DK, Daniel TL, Dickinson P, Grunbaum D, Hayashi C, Manahan DT, Marden JH, Swalla BJ and Tsukimura B (2014) Addressing grand challenges in in organismal biology: the need for synthesis. BioSciences doi: 10.1093/biosci/biu164

  • Brunton BW, Eberle A, Dickerson B, Brunton SL, Kutz JN, Daniel TL. (2014) Sensor placement and enhanced sparsity in a sensory-neural decision. Computational and Systems Neuroscience (CoSyNe) Conference.

  • Williams G, Rombokas E, and Daniel TL (2014). GPU based path integral control with Learned Dynamics. Neural Information Processing Systems (arXiv:1503/00330).

  • Cowan NJ, Ankarali, MM, Dyhr JP, Madhav MS, Roth E, Sefati, S, Sponberg S, Stamper SA, Fortune ES, and Daniel TL (2014). Feedback control as a framework for understanding tradeoffs in biology. J. 1. Int. Comp. Biol. 54:223-237.

  • Williams CD, Salcedo MK, Irving TC, Regnier M, Daniel TL (2013) The slope of the length tension curve in muscle depends on lattice spacing. Proceedings of the Royal Society B. doi: 10.1098/rspb.2013.0697

  • Hinson B, Rombokas E, Dyhr J, Daniel T, and Morgansen K. Sensing from control: airframe deformation for simultaneous actuation and state estimation. (2013) Control and Decision Conference, Florence in press .

  • George, NT, Irving TC, Williams CD, and Daniel TL. (2013). The cross-bridge spring: cool muscles store elastic energy. Science 340:1217-1220

  • Dyhr JD, Morgansen KA, Daniel TL and Cowan NJ (2013) Flexible strategies for flight control: an active role for the abdomen. J. Exp. Biol 216:1523-1536

  • Hinterwirth AJ, Medina B, Lockey J, Otten D, Voldman J, Lang JH, Hildebrand JG and Daniel TL (2012) Wireless stimulation of antennal muscles in freely flying hawkmoths leads to flight path changes PLoS ONE 7(12): e52725. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0052725

  • Williams CD, Regnier M and Daniel TL (2012) Elastic Energy Storage and Radial Forces in the Myofilament Lattice Depend on Sarcomere Length PLoS Comput Biol 8(11): e1002770. doi:10.1371/journal.pcbi.1002770.

  • Dyhr J, Cowan NJ, Colmenares DJ, Morgansen KA, Daniel TL (2012) Autostabilizing airframe articulation: animal inspired air vehicle control IEEE Proceedings of the Conference on Decisions and Controls (CDC).

  • Tanner BCW, Daniel TL and Regnier M (2012) Filament compliance influences cooperative activation of thin filaments and the dynamics of force production in skeletal muscle PLoS Comput Biol 8(5): e1002506. doi:10.1371/journal.pcbi.1002506.

  • George NT, Sponberg S. and Daniel TL (2012) Temperature gradients drive mechanical energy gradients in the flight muscle of Manduca sexta. Journal of Experimental Biology 215, 471-479.

  • Sponberg S. and Daniel TL (2012) Abdicating power for control: using precision timing strategies to modulate function of power muscles. Proc Roy Soc B. 279(1744):3958-66.

  • Daniel TL, Aldworth Z, Hinterwirth A, Fox J. (2012) Insect inertial measurement units: Gyroscopic sensing of body rotation. pp. 286-297. In: Barth F, Srinavasan MV (eds) Frontiers in Sensing: Biology and Engineering. Springer-Verlag. Springer, Wien-New York,.

  • George NT and Daniel TL (2011) Temperature gradients in the flight muscles of Manduca sexta imply a spatial gradient in muscle force and energy output Journal of Experimental Biology 214, 894-900.

  • Tsang WM, Stone AL, Otten D, Aldworth ZN, Daniel TL, Hildebrand JG, Levine RD, Voldman, J (2011) Insect=machine interface: a carbon nanotube-enhanced flexible neural probe. J. Neurosci. Methods.

  • Mountcastle, AM and Daniel TL (2010) Vortexlet models of flapping flexible wings show tuning for force production and control Bioinspiration & Biomimetics. 5(4): 045005. .

  • Williams CD, Regnier M and Daniel TL (2010). Axial and Radial Forces of Cross-bridges Depend on Lattice Spacing. PLOS Computational Biology (in press).

  • Tsang, WM, Stone, A, Aldworth, Z, Hildebrand, JG, Daniel, T, Akinwande, AI, Voldman, J (2010) Flexible Split-Ring Electrode for Insect Flight Biasing using Multisite Neural Stimulation. IEEE Transactions in Biomedical Engineering 57:1757 - 1764.

  • Fox, JL, Fairhall, AL, and Daniel, TL. (2010) Encoding properties of halteres en- able motion feature detection in a biological gyroscope Proc Nat Acad Sci USA 107(8):3840-3845.

  • Hinterwirth A and Daniel, TL. (2010) Antennae in the hawkmoth Manduca sexta (Lepidoptera, Sphingidae) mediate abdominal flexion in response to mechanical stimuli. J. Comp. Physiol (online).

  • Biewener AA and Daniel, TL. (2010) A moving topic. control and dynamics of animal locomotion Biology Letters 3 387-388.

  • Daly, DC, Mercier, PP, Bhardwaj, M, Stone, AL, Aldworth, ZN, Daniel, TL, Voldman, J, Hildebrand, JG, Chandrakasan, AP (2010) A Pulsed UWB Receiver SoC for Insect Motion Control. IEEE Journal of Solid-State Circuits 45:153 - 166.

  • Yaeger D, Zhang F, Zarrasvand A, George N, Daniel TL, Otis B. (2010) A 9 uA addressable gen2 sensor tag for biosignal acqisition . IEEE J. of Solid State Circuits. 45:2198-2209.

  • Nishikawa, K, Biewener, A.A., Aerts, P., Ahn, A.N., Chiel, H.J., Daley, M.A., Daniel,T.L., Full, R.J., Hale, M.E., Hedrick, T.L., Koditschek, D.E., Lappin, A.K., Nichols, T.R., Quinn, R.D., Ritzman, R.E., Satterlie, R.A., Szymik, B.  (2007)  Neuromechanics: an integrative approach for understanding motor control.  Integrative and Comparative Biology.  41:16-54.
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