2006 meeting:

Symposium Schedule

8:30 Continental Breakfast

9:00 Welcome and Opening Remarks
Alcino Silva, Ph.D., Departments of Neurobiology, Psychiatry & Biobehavioral Sciences, and Psychology, UCLA

Chair: Alcino Silva, Ph.D., Departments of Neurobiology, Psychiatry & Biobehavioral Sciences, and Psychology, UCLA
9:05 Local Protein Synthesis During Synapse Formation and Synaptic Plasticity
Kelsey Martin, M.D., Ph.D., Departments of Psychiatry & Biobehavioral Sciences, and Biological Chemistry, UCLA
9:35 CBP, Histone Acetylation, and HDAC Inhibitors: Regulating Chromatin Remodeling During Memory Storage
Marcelo Wood, Ph.D., Department of Neurobiology & Behavior, Center for the Neurobiology of Learning and Memory, UCI
10:05 Neuroimmune Interactions in Schizophrenia and Autism: An Animal Model
Paul Patterson, Ph.D., Division of Biology, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena

10:35 Coffee Break

Chair: David Glanzman, Ph.D., Departments of Physiological Science, and Neurobiology, UCLA
11:00 Metabotropic Glutamate Receptor Function in Cerebellum
Tom Otis, Ph.D., Department of Neurobiology, UCLA
11:30 The Synaptic Adherens Junction and Delta-Catenin
Ken Kosik, M.D., Neuroscience Research Institute, UCSB
12:00 The Striatum and Feedback-Based Learning
Russ Poldrack, Ph.D., Department of Psychology, UCLA

12:30 Lunch Break

Chair: Tom O’Dell, Ph.D., Department of Physiology, UCLA
2:00 Adaptive Plasticity in the Motor Cortex During Learning
Mark Tuszynski, M.D., Ph.D., Department of Neurosciences, UCSD
2:30 Immediate-Early Gene Expression, Cell Networks, and Memory
John Guzowski, Ph.D., Department of Neurobiology & Behavior, Center for the Neurobiology of Learning and Memory, UCI
3:00 Causal Reasoning in Rats
Aaron Blaisdell, Department of Psychology, UCLA

3:30 Coffee Break

Chair: Michael Fanselow, Ph.D., Department of Psychology, UCLA
4:00 Making Things Hard on Yourself: Desirable Difficulties and the Distinction Between Learning and Performance
Robert Bjork, Ph.D., Department of Psychology, UCLA
4:30 The Medial Temporal Lobe and Memory
Larry Squire, Ph.D., Departments of Psychiatry, Neurosciences, and Psychology, UCSD; Research Career Scientist, VA Medical Center, San Diego
5:00 Behavioral Integration of Visual and Olfactory Signals in Flies
Mark Frye, Ph.D., Department of Physiological Science, UCLA
5:30 Reception--Gonda Building First Floor Conference Room, 1357

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