Open Paper

Open papers are individual short (10 minute) talks by faculty members. The talks will be organized by theme.

Below are the open papers that will be featured at the conference.

We look forward to seeing you all at #LEARNMEM2018!

Donna Rose AddisUniversity of AuklandAge-related changes in default mode network recruitment during retrieval of specific and general autobiographical events
Amal AlachkarUniversity of California IrvinePrenatal one-carbon metabolism dysregulation programs memory deficits
Jessica Andrews-HannaUniverity of ArizonaTime is of the Essence: The Costs and Benefits of Temporally-Oriented Thinking in Daily Life
Sara AtonUniversity of MichiganCoherent NREM oscillations play an essential, instructive role in visual system plasticity and visual learning.
Dominik BachUniversity of ZurichMatrix metalloproteinase role in human threat learning
xiaoke chenStanford UniversityOrchestrating Drug-Associated Memories in Thalamic Circuits
Marc CoutancheUniversity of PittsburghIncorporating New Knowledge into Existing Perceptual and Conceptual Dimensions through Interacting Regions of the Human Brain
Stephen CowenUniversity of ArizonaAge-associated changes in waking hippocampal sharp-wave ripples
Yuri DabaghianRice UniversityRobust spatial memory maps are encoded in networks with transient connections.
Ronald DavisScripps Research Institute FloridaDopamine signaling for active forgetting
Martin DreslerDonders Institute for Brain, Cognition and BehaviourNeurobiology of the Art of Memory: Mnemonic training effects on task-free brain function
Serena DudekNIEHS, NIHInsights into hippocampal area CA2 function from studies of synaptic plasticity and critical periods
Norbert FortinUniversity of California, IrvineNonspatial sequence coding in hippocampal neurons
Nicolai FranzmeierLudwig Maximilian University of Munich, Institute for Stroke and Dementia ResearchNeural mechanisms of cognitive reserve in Alzheimer's disease
Joaquin FusterUniversity of California, Los AngelesThe Frontal Lobe and the Human Agenda
Pascale GISQUET-VERRIERCNRS, Institut de neuroscience Paris-Saclay (NeuroPSI)Emotional remodeling: a new therapeutic approach for pathological memories.
David GlanzmanUniversity of California, Los AngelesTransfer by RNA of the engram for long-term sensitization in Aplysia
Matthew GrilliUniversity of ArizonaEvidence of Compromised Episodic Autobiographical Memory in Clinically Normal Older Adults at Increased Genetic Risk of Late-Onset Alzheimer's Disease
Erin Hoffman-JohnCarnegie Mellon UniversityA game designer's overview on the efficacy of video games for learning, rehabilitation, and memory
Muireann IrishUniversity of Sydney"Fly me to the moon" - The effect of temporal distance and event plausibility on past and future thinking
Joshua JacobsColumbia UniversityLateralized hippocampal oscillations underlie distinct aspects of human spatial memory and navigation
Boris Nikolai KonradDonders Institute for Brain, Cognition and BehaviourNeurobiology of the Art of Memory: Mnemonic training and superior memory skills
Itamar LernerRutgers UniversityBaseline Levels of Rapid-Eye-Movement Sleep May Protect Against Excessive Fear Learning
Linda LevineUniversity of California, Irvine'Bright Past, Brilliant Future': Retrospection and Prospection about Emotion
Angela LukowskiUniversity of California, IrvineSocial Skills Interventions May Improve Encoding and Long-Term Recall Memory by Children with Down Syndrome
Nikolai MalykhinUniversity of AlbertaThe functional role of hippocampal subfields and anteroposterior subregions: a high- resolution fMRI study of episodic memory.
David MargolisRutgers UniversityDistinct Roles of Corticostriatal Input from Primary Sensory and Motor Cortex in Task Performance and Learning in Mice
Mary Pat McAndrewsUniversity of TorontoSchema effects on hippocampal engagement in associative recognition: fMRI and MEG evidence
Marco PetersDart NeuroscienceAugmentation of hippocampal memory through genetic ablation of PDE1B and PDE2A.
Roberto A. Prado-AlcaláNational University of MexicoTTX infusion into medial prefrontal cortex: Effects on memory consolidation of moderate and intense inhibitory avoidance training
Darren RhodesNottingham Trent University Bayesian Time Perception
Edmund RollsOxford Centre for Computational NeuroscienceNeurobiology of the Art of Memory: hippocampal spatial view cells and attractor networks for episodic memory
Amar SahayMGH and Harvard Medical SchoolA molecular brake of inhibition onto CA3 governs engram maintenance and remote memory generalization
Geoffrey SchoenbaumNIDA-IRPDopamine neurons respond to errors in the prediction of sensory features of expected rewards
Tom SmeetsMaastricht UniversityThe Effects of Reconsolidation Stress on the Degrading Effects of Eye Movements on Negative Autobiographical Memories
David SmithCornell UniversityEnsemble Coding of Long-Term Spatial and Contextual Memory in the Retrosplenial Cortex.
Christine SmithVeterans Affairs San Diego Healthcare System; University of California San DiegoBoth memory-impaired patients and controls direct eye movements towards a changed region of a scene when they are consciously aware of the change
Jason SnyderUniversity of British ColumbiaPatterns of Neuron Addition and Loss in the Dentate Gyrus
Nanthia SuthanaUniversity of California, Los AngelesTheta dynamics in the human medial temporal lobe during freely moving spatial navigation
Khena SwallowCornell UniversityMemory For Spatiotemporal Context is Enhanced by Temporal Attention
Deborah TalmiUniversity of ManchesterA retrieved context model of the emotional modulation of memory
Victoria TemplerProvidence CollegeDoes social housing protect against cognitive decline due to aging?
Natalie TronsonUniversity of MichiganSickness, sex, and hippocampus: Long lasting modulation of memory after immune challenge
Katja Umla-RungeCardiff UniversityStable differences in posteromedial cortex deactivation during scene encoding in young adult carriers and non-carriers of the APOE-ε4 allele.
Almira VazdarjanovaAugusta UniversitySusceptibility vs. Trauma Sequelae Factors in Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
Isabella WagnerUniversity of ViennaNeurobiology of the Art of Memory: Efficient memory formation with the method of loci
Damian WheelerDart NeuroscienceNpas4 as a Marker of Recent Neuronal Activity
Aaron WilberFlorida State UniversityImpaired spatial orientation and memory reactivation in mouse models of Alzheimer's disease
Gui XueBeijing Normal UniversityRetrieval practice facilitates episodic memory updating via reconsolidation mechanism
Michal ZochowskiUniversity of MichiganCharacterization of network-wide, dynamical mechanisms of learning during contextual fear conditioning.