October 22

Hosted by MCCS

Li-Huei Tsai, Chair, Past-President of MCCS; MIT

All times are in Eastern USA Daylight Time (UTC-4).  

11:00 am          Molecular Mechanisms of Brain Rejuvenation
                          Saul Villeda, University of California, San Francisco

11:20 am          Mitochondria-lysosome contact sites in neuronal homeostasis and disease.
                          Yvette Wong, Northwestern University

11:40 am          Proteolytic processing of TGFβ provides a mechanism for precise temporal orchestration in long term memory formation
                          Paige Miranda, New York University

12:00 pm          Heterogeneity in synaptic dynamics as a substrate for sub-second timers within neural circuits
                          David DiGregorio, Institut Pasteur

12:20 pm          A Thalamic Orphan Receptor Drives Variability in Short Term Memory
                          Katie Kuangfu Hsiao, Rockefeller University

12:25 pm          Intrinsic neuronal properties represent song and error in zebra finch vocal learning
                          Arij Daou, American University of Beirut

12:30 pm          Adult-born Neurons Inhibit Developmentally-born Neurons
                          Alyssa Ash, University of British Columbia

12:35 pm          BREAK

12:45 pm          Characterizing RNA Granule-Associated Stalled Polysomes
                          Mina N. Anadolu, Montreal Neurological Institute, McGill University

1:05 pm            Genome folding, unfolding, and refolding in the mammalian brain.
                          Jennifer Phillips-Cremins, University of Pennsylvania

1:25 pm            Activity-dependent remodeling of chromatin and genome architecture over the lifespan of engram cells
                          Asaf Marco, MIT