2010 meeting:

This meeting was sponsored by the BRI, Semel Institute, the UCLA Departments of Neurobiology, Neurology, Physiological Science, and Psychology.

Neuroscience Research Building Auditorium, UCLA, Wednesday, June 2, 2010

8:30 Continental Breakfast

9:00 Welcome and Opening Remarks
Alcino J. Silva, Ph.D., Departments of Neurobiology, Psychiatry & Biobehavioral Sciences, and Psychology, University of California, Los Angeles

Chair: Michael S. Fanselow, Ph.D., Department of Psychology, University of California, Los Angeles

9:05 New Insights into the Cellular Mechanisms of Learning and Memory in Aplysia
David L. Glanzman, Departments of Integrative Biology & Physiology, and Neurobiology, University of California, Los Angeles

9:35 Mechanisms for Face Recognition
Doris Y. Tsao, Ph.D., Division of Biology, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, California

10:05 Bioenergetics of Menopausal Brain: Implications for Alzheimer's Disease Risk
Roberta D. Brinton, Ph.D., Department of Pharmacology & Pharmaceutical Science, Biomedical Engineering and Neurology University of Southern California, Los Angeles

10:35 Coffee Break

Chair: Kelsey C. Martin, M.D., Ph.D., Departments of Psychiatry & Biobehavioral Sciences, and Biological Chemistry, University of California, Los Angeles

11:00 The Neurobiology of the Fronto-Insular Cortex and the Von Economo Cells
John M. Allman, Ph.D., Division of Biology, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, California

11:30 Neural Circuits for Emotional Behaviors in Flies and Mice
David J. Anderson, Ph.D., Division of Biology, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, California; Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute

12:00 Cytoskeletal Mechanisms of LTP and Memory Consolidation
Christine M. Gall, Ph.D., Departments of Anatomy & Neurobiology, and Neurobiology & Behavior, University of California, Irvine

12:30 Lunch Break

Chair: David L. Glanzman, Departments of Integrative Biology & Physiology, and Neurobiology, University of California, Los Angeles

2:00 Neuronal Mechanisms of Behavioral Choice: A Substrate for Learning
William B. Kristan, Jr., Ph.D., Section of Neurobiology, Division of Biological Sciences, University of California, San Diego

2:30 Differential Contribution of AMPA Receptors to Hippocampal Rate and Temporal Codes
Mayank R. Mehta, Ph.D., Departments of Physics & Astronomy, Neurology, and Neurobiology, University of California, Los Angeles

3:00 Motor Learning in Humans and Humanoids
Stefan Schaal, Ph.D., Departments of Computer Science, Neuroscience, and Biomedical Engineering, University of Southern California, Los Angeles; and ATR Computational Neuroscience Laboratories, Japan

3:30 Coffee Break

Chair: Nim Tottenham, Department of Psychology, University of California, Los Angeles

4:00 Connections of the Accumbens Hot Spot
Larry W. Swanson, Ph.D., Department of Biological Sciences, University of Southern California, Los Angeles

4:30 The Hippocampus and the Temporal Context of Episodic Memories
Norbert Fortin, Ph.D., Center for the Neurobiology of Learning and Memory, Department of Neurobiology and Behavior, University of California, Irvine

5:00 Cholinergic Interneurons and Context Learning in the Striatum
F. Gregory Ashby, Department of Psychology, University of California, Santa Barbara

5:30 Reception— Gonda Building First Floor Conference Room, 1357

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