The 2015 - 2016 academic year is focused on our special 20th meeting, a celebration of the journal
Hippocampus, entitled Hippocampus: 25 Years of Progress.
Spring 2016 CRAM meeting
Tuesday and May 24 and Wednesday, May 25, 2016
Location: Boston University Photonics, 8 St. Mary's St, Room 206
Hippocampus: 25 Years of Progress
Keynote lectures by Nobel Laureates Edvard Moser and John O'Keefe
Tuesday, May 24, 2016
8am Registration and continental breakfast
8:45 Howard Eichenbaum and Brad Dickerson, Welcome
9 Edvard Moser, Grid cells and the entorhinal spatial map
9:40 Menno Witter, The lateral and medial entorhinal cortex: A relevant distinction?
10:30 David Amaral, Hippocampal neuroanatomy: Progress and future challenges
11 Gyorgy Buzsaki, Firing patterns, network patterns, and plasticity in the hippocampus
11:30 Loren Frank, Rapidly alternating representations of present and past in hippocampal networks
12 Richard Morris, Optogenetic neuromodulation of the hippocampus
1:45 Charan Ranganath, Cortico-hippocampal systems in memory and beyond
2:20 Matthew Shapiro, Rules keep memory on track: Prefrontal cortex informs hippocampal representations
3:15 Lynn Nadel, The hippocampus and space re-revisited
3:50 Neal Cohen, What is the nature of hippocampal memory and what is it for?
4:25 Lila Davachi, Imaging functional hippocampal pathways during memory encoding and retrieval
Wednesday, May 25, 2016
8:30 Check in
9 John O'Keefe, The honeycomb maze and hippocampal vector calculations
9:30 Alcino Silva, Molecular, cellular, and circuit mechanisms that link memories across time
10:30 Alison Preston, Hippocampal contributions to knowledge acquisition and representation
11:05 Elizabeth Buffalo, Bridging the gap between the spatial and mnemonic views of the hippocampus
11:40 Stephan Heckers, Hippocampal dysfunction in psychotic disorders
Hosted by Boston University Center for Memory and Brain and Charles River Association for Memory.
Click here to download a pdf of the program.