2013: Sessions

Keynote Presentations

Functional organization of the grid-cell system

Edvard Moser
Founding Director of Kavli Institute for Systems Neuroscience
Founding Co-Director of Centre for Neural Computation
Norway University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway [web]

The entorhinal-hippocampal space map

May-Britt Moser
Founding Director, Centre for Neural Computation
Founding Co-Director, Kavli Institute for Systems Neuroscience
Founding Co-Director, Centre for the Biology of Memory
Norway University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway [web]

 

Session 1: Molecular approaches to the study of learning & memory

Dysregulation of PI3K regulated protein synthesis in fragile x syndromeGary Bassell
Departments of Cell Biology and Neurology
Emory University, Atlanta, GA [web

Regulation of Glutamate Receptor Function and Learning and Memory in the Brain

Rick Huganir
Department of Neuroscience
The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD [web]

C. elegans learning, memory, and longevity pathways

Coleen Murphy
Department of Genomics & Molecular Biology
Princeton University, Princeton, NJ [web]

Epigenetic Mechanisms in Memory Formation

David Sweatt
Department of Neurobiology, McKnight Brain Institute
University of Alabama School of Medicine, Birmingham, AL [web]

Moderators
Kimberly Raab-Graham
Department of Neurobiology
Center for Learning and Memory
University of Texas at Austin [web]

Gary Bassell

Department of Cell Biology
Emory University [web]

 

Session 2: Human approaches to the study of learning & memory

The interface of memory and perception: Where parts become whole

Morgan Barense
Department of Psychology
University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada [web]

Converging Cognitive Neuroscience Studies of the Hippocampus and Relational Memory

Neal Cohen
Department of Psychology
University of Illinois, Urbana [web]

Tracking memory retrieval dynamics with multivariate pattern analysis

Ken Norman
Department of Psychology and Princeton Neuroscience Institute
Princeton University, Princeton, NJ [web]

Neural mechanisms of goal-directed and habitual control

John O’Doherty
Department of Psychology
California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA [web]

Moderators
Alison Preston
Department of Psychology
Center for Learning and Memory
University of Texas at Austin [web]

Elizabeth Phelps

Department of Psychology
New York University [web]

 

Session 3: Synaptic approaches to the study of learning & memory

Regulation of Organelle Ion Homeostasis and Surface
Sialylation by the Angelman Syndrome Ubiquitin Ligase Ube3a

Michael Ehlers
Senior Vice President and Chief Scientific Officer for Neuroscience at Pfizer, Inc. [web]

Rapid homeostatic plasticity in inhibitory circuits during whisker map plasticity

Dan Feldman
Department of Molecular and Cell Biology and Helen Wills Neuroscience Institute
University of California, Berkeley [web]

Spatial Regulation of Gene Expression during Synapse
Formation and Synaptic Plasticity

Kelsey Martin
Department of Biological Chemistry
University of California at Los Angeles [web]

Molecular mechanisms of synapse formation and stability

Kimberly McAllister
Department of Neurology, Center for Neuroscience
University of California, Davis [web]

Moderators
Kristen Harris
Department of Neurobiology
Center for Learning and Memory
University of Texas at Austin [web]
Michael Ehlers
Pfizer Neuroscience [web]

 

Session 4: System approaches to the study of learning & memory

Neural Representations of Current and Goal Behaviors During Sensorimotor Learning

Sarah Bottjer
Department of Biological Sciences
University of Southern California [web]

Nonspatial and spatial processing in the hippocampal formation

Jim Knierim
Department of Neuroscience
The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine [web]

Homeostasis, Degeneracy and Robustness in Circuit Performance

Eve Marder
Department of Neuroscience
Brandeis University, Waltham MA [web]

Calcium-based representation of a behaviorally-relevant teaching signal
in Purkinje cell dendrites

Javier Medina
Department of Psychology
University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA [web]

Moderators
Mike Mauk
Department of Neurobiology
Center for Learning and Memory
University of Texas at Austin [web]

Eve Marder

Department of Neuroscience
Brandeis University [web]