Douglas L. Altshuler, Ph.D.

Affiliations: 
2006-2011 Biology University of California, Riverside, Riverside, CA, United States 
 2011- Zoology University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Vancouver, BC, Canada 
Area:
animal flight, biomechanics, motor control, visual guidance, visual neuroscience
Website:
https://altshuler.zoology.ubc.ca/
Google:
"https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=EVACejsAAAAJ&hl=en&oi=ao"
Cross-listing: Neurotree - Biomechanics Tree - BME Tree

Parents

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Robert Dudley grad student 1996-2001 UT Austin (Neurotree)
 (Ecophysiology of hummingbird flight along elevational gradients: An integrated approach.)
Michael H. Dickinson post-doc 2002-2006 Caltech (Neurotree)

Children

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Paolo Segre grad student 2008-2015 Stanford (Neurotree)
Benny Goller grad student 2009-2016 Purdue (Neurotree)
Kenneth C. Welch post-doc 2007-2009 UC Riverside (Biomechanics Tree)
Joseph Bahlman post-doc 2013-2017 Sacramento State
Roslyn Dakin post-doc 2013-2017 Carleton University (Neurotree)
Andrea Gaede post-doc 2013-2017 Royal Veterinary College (Neurotree)
Vikram B. Baliga post-doc 2017-2022 UBC (Biomechanics Tree)
Vikram B. Baliga research scientist 2022- UBC (Biomechanics Tree)

Collaborators

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Douglas R. Wylie collaborator 2016- University of Alberta (Neurotree)
Martin Wild collaborator 2006-2010 University of Aukland (Neurotree)
Andrew D. Straw collaborator 2006-2018 University of Frieburg, Germany (FlyTree)
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Publications

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Dakin R, Segre PS, Altshuler DL. (2020) Individual variation and the biomechanics of maneuvering flight in hummingbirds. The Journal of Experimental Biology. 223
Bahlman JW, Baliga VB, Altshuler DL. (2020) Flight muscle power increases with strain amplitude and decreases with cycle frequency in zebra finches (). The Journal of Experimental Biology
Altshuler DL, Wylie DR. (2020) Hummingbird vision. Current Biology : Cb. 30: R103-R105
Baliga VB, Szabo I, Altshuler DL. (2019) Range of motion in the avian wing is strongly associated with flight behavior and body mass. Science Advances. 5: eaaw6670
Goller B, Fellows TK, Dakin R, et al. (2019) Spatial and Temporal Resolution of the Visual System of the Anna's Hummingbird () Relative to Other Birds. Physiological and Biochemical Zoology : Pbz. 92: 481-495
Harvey C, Baliga VB, Lavoie P, et al. (2019) Wing morphing allows gulls to modulate static pitch stability during gliding. Journal of the Royal Society, Interface. 16: 20180641
Gaede AH, Gutierrez-Ibanez C, Armstrong MS, et al. (2019) Pretectal projections to the oculomotor cerebellum in hummingbirds (Calypte anna), zebra finches (Taeniopygia guttata) and pigeons (Columba livia). The Journal of Comparative Neurology
Theriault JS, Bahlman JW, Shadwick RE, et al. (2019) Work loop dynamics of the pigeon () humerotriceps demonstrate potentially diverse roles for active wing morphing. The Journal of Experimental Biology
Wylie DR, Gutiérrez-Ibáñez C, Gaede AH, et al. (2018) Visual-Cerebellar Pathways and Their Roles in the Control of Avian Flight. Frontiers in Neuroscience. 12: 223
Altshuler DL, Srinivasan MV. (2018) Comparison of Visually Guided Flight in Insects and Birds. Frontiers in Neuroscience. 12: 157
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