December 7

Hosted by MCCS

Jelena Radulovic, Chair, MCCS Council Member; Albert Einstein Medical College, USA

Session 3

11:00 am Protein Synthesis Mechanisms in Neurons.  Erin Schuman, Max Planck Institute for Brain Research, Germany

11:20 am The role of the paraventricular nucleus of the thalamus in active avoidance behaviorMario Penzo, National Institute of Mental Health, USA

11:40 am Characterization of Distinct Neuronal Activity and Behavioral Profiles in a Novel Approach/Avoidance Conflict Assay in Mice
Christian Bravo-Rivera, University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine, Puerto Rico

12:00 pm Latent infantile memories influence new learning experiences in adulthood Benjamin Bessières, Center for Neural Science, New York University, USA

12:20 pm Digestion of Cerebellar Perineuronal Nets to create Conditions for Change in Cocaine-induced Memory.  Julian Guarque-Chabrera, University Jaume I, Spain

12:25 pm Changes evoked by learning in intrinsic excitability of GABAergic interneurons in the somatosensory cortex of mice. Dominik Kanigowski, Nencki Institute of Experimental Biology, Poland.


12:40 pm Pathway-specific metaplastic regulation of LTP via astrocytes in the hippocampus Cliff Abraham, University of Otago, New Zealand

1:00 pm Branch-specific dendritic plasticity in retrosplenial cortex integrates contextual memories across time
Megha Sehgal, University of California Los Angeles, USA

1:20 pm Microglia, memories, and the extracellular matrix
Anna Molofsky, University of California, San Francisco, USA

1:40 pm Emerging Many-to-One weighted mapping in the hippocampusamygdala circuitry underlies memory formation
Dong Wang, Drexel University College of Medicine, USA