25 Years of Hippocampus

Event: “Hippocampus: 25 years of Progress”

Date: May 24, 2016 and May 25, 2016.

Location: Boston University, Photonics, Room 206, 8 St. Mary’s Street, Boston

For more information, please visit: http://sites.bu.edu/hippo25/


Keynote addresses by Nobel laureates John O’Keefe and Edvard Moser.

May 24, 2016

Edvard I. Moser (Norwegian University of Science and Technology) Grid cells and the entorhinal spatial map

Menno Witter (Kavli Institute for Systems Neuroscience) The lateral and medial entorhinal cortex: a relevant distinction?

David Amaral (University of California at Davis) Hippocampal Neuroanatomy: Progress and future challenges

György Buzsáki (New York University) Firing patterns, network patterns and plasticity in the hippocampus

Loren Frank (University of California, Berkeley) Rapidly alternating representations of present and past in hippocampal networks

Richard Morris (The University of Edinburgh) Optogenetic neuromodulation of the hippocampus

Charan Ranganath (University of California at Davis) Cortico-hippocampal systems in memory and beyond

Matthew Shapiro (Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai) Rules keep memory on track: prefrontal cortex informs hippocampal representations

Lynn Nadel (The University of Arizona) The Hippocampus and space re-revisited

Neal Cohen (University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign) What is the nature of hippocampal memory and what is it for?

Lila Davachi (New York University) Imaging functional hippocampal pathways during memory encoding and retrieval

May 25 2016

John O’Keefe (University College of London) The honeycomb maze and hippocampal vector calculations

Alcino Silva (University of California, Los Angeles) Molecular, cellular, and circuit mechanisms that link memories across time

Alison Preston (University of Texas at Austin) Hippocampal contributions to knowledge acquisition and representation

Elizabeth Buffalo (University of Washington) Bridging the gap between the spatial and mnemonic views of the hippocampus

Stephan Heckers (Vanderbilt University) Hippocampal dysfunction in psychotic disorders