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SCIENTIFIC PROGRAM SCHEDULE
SUNDAY, 28 May, 2023
7:30 am- Registration
8:30 am Welcome and Announcements
9:00-10:00 am Session 1: "Hippocampus out of the Box"
Alessandro Treves (SISSA, Trieste, Italy), Chair
• Kwang Il Ryom (SISSA, Trieste, Italy) "Things that you see from the hippocampus but not the neocortex"
• Tamir Eliav (Max Planck Institute, Munich, Germany) "Navigating out of the box"
• Elisa Ciaramelli (University of Bologna, Italy) "Hippocampus and mind-wandering in humans"
• Elvira De Leonibus (CNR, Rome, Italy) "Gender differences in mouse incidental learning, or why inhibit the hippocampus when it would learn?"
10:00 - 10:45 am Coffee break
10:45- 11:45 pm Session 2: “"Hippocampal engram ensembles in learning and memory"
Michele Pignatelli and Tomás Ryan, Chairs
• Michele Pignatelli (Picower Institute for Learning and Memory, MIT, USA) "A dynamic state of CA1 cells induced by learning"
• Radek Chrapkiewicz (Stanford University, Palo Alto, USA) "Large scale, high resolution in vivo two photon imaging of CA1 cells"
• Thibaut Cholvin (University of Freiburg, Germany) "Two photon imaging of CA1, CA3, and DG during virtual navigation task"
• Claudia Clopath (Imperial College London, UK) "Circuit models of systems consolidation"
• Inbal Goshen (Hebrew University, Israel) "Astrocytes in high brain function"
• Gabrielle Girardeau (IFM Paris, France) "Hippocampal processing of negative experiences"
• Tomás Ryan (Trinity College Dublin, Ireland) "Engram connectivity and information storage"
11:45 – 12:30 pm Data Blitz 1 (Accompanying Data Blitz session)
• Livia Autore (Trinity College Dublin, Ireland) "Interfering with engram retrieval: the neurobiology of forgetting"
• Andrea Muñoz Zamora (Trinity College Dublin, Ireland) "Cold sensitive engrams control whole-body thermoregulatory responses"
• Svenja Nierwetberg (University College London, UK) "A role for hippocampal CA1 in relational learning in mice"
• Oliver Barnstedt (DZNE, Magdeburg, Germany) "Projection-specific conjunctive coding of space, velocity, and appetitive behaviors by dorsal hippocampus neurons"
• Daniel Bendor (University College London, UK) "Hippocampal replay and memory triage"
12:30 - 2:30 pm Free for Lunch
2:30 - 3:30 pm Session 3: "All-optical interrogation of hippocampal circuits"
Edgar Bäumler and Moritz Buchholz, Chairs
• Tristan Geiller (Columbia University, USA) "Uncovering the organization of CA3 recurrent circuits for memory processing and navigation"
• Moritz Buchholz (University College London, UK) "Hippocampal sequences for associating events across time"
• Daniel Dobolyi (University College London, UK) "All-optical perturbation of hippocampal activity in a transitive inference task"
• Edgar Bäumler (University College London, UK) "All-optical manipulation of hippocampal replay content with simultaneous downstream readout"
3:30 – 4:15 pm Coffee break
4:15- 5:15 pm Session 4: “Interaction between the lateral entorhinal cortex and hippocampus”
Kei Igarashi, Chair
• Jayeeta Basu (New York University, USA) “Lateral entorhinal cortex recruits long-range and local disinhibitory circuits to drive dendritic spikes in hippocampus”
• James Ainge (University of St. Andrews, UK) “Lateral entorhinal – dentate gyrus interactions underlying episodic memory”
• Kei Igarashi (University of California, Irvine, USA) “Task rule representation in the lateral entorhinal cortex”
• Steven Siegelbaum (Columbia University, NY, USA) “Encoding social memory through the cortico-hippocampal circuit”
5:15 – 5:45 pm Data Blitz 2
• Jim Heys (University of Utah, Salt Lake City, USA) "Neural dynamics in medial entorhinal cortex underlying context-dependent interval timing"
• Cory Miller (UC San Diego, USA) "Representing space in freely-moving marmoset monkey hippocampus and entorhinal cortex"
• Lauren Vetere (Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, NYC, USA) "Entorhinal-hippocampal desynchronization in a mouse model of Alzheimer's Disease"
• Tom George (Sainsbury Wellcome Centre, UCL, UK) “RatInABox: A Python package for efficient and flexible generation of realistic hippocampal data”
6:00 -6:45 pm Aperitivo (cocktail party in the ground floor lobby of Hotel Due Torri)
MONDAY, 29 May, 2023
8:30- 9:30 am Session 5: “Modulation of hippocampal-dependent memory by several experiences”
Tomonori Takeuchi, Chair
• Alcino Silva (UCLA, USA) "Molecular, cellular, systems, and brain regions; how the brain integrates information across time"
• Tomonori Takeuchi (Aarhus University, Denmark) "Locus coeruleus and dopamine-dependent memory consolidation"
• Hideaki Soya (University of Tsukuba, Japan) "Light exercise benefits memory by activating the human dentate gyrus: a translational study"
• Judith Schomaker (Leiden University, the Netherlands) "Neural oscillations associated with the effects of novelty on memory"
9:30- 10:30 am Data Blitz 3 (Accompanying Data Blitz session)
• Taichi Hiraga (University of Tsukuba, Japan) "Possible monoaminergic contribution to light exercise-induced memory enhancement"
• Dorothy Tse (Edge Hill University, UK) "Neuromodulation of locus coeruleus enhances everyday memory"
• Jörn Alexander Quent (Fudan University, China) “Influence of conceptual knowledge on spatial memory in a virtual reality environment”
• Sumaiyah Raza (University of Cambridge, UK) “Proactive and retroactive effects of novel exploration and wakeful rest on long-term memory”
• Ching-Lung Hsu (Academia Sinica, Taipei, Taiwan) "Synaptic and dendritic mechanisms for updating hippocampal place cells by experience"
• Tamara Gedankien (Columbia University, NY, USA) "Cholinergic modulation of human hippocampal and entorhinal oscillations during memory"
• Briana Chen (Columbia University, NY, USA) "Sex differences in hippocampal mechanisms mediating fear learning and recall in mice"
• Rebecca Suthard (Boston University, MA, USA) "Hippocampal and amygdalar astrocytic calcium dynamics in fear learning and memory"
10:30 - 11:15 am Coffee break
11:15 - 12:15 pm Session 6 "Hippocampal representational drift"
Dori Derdikman and Yaniv Ziv, Chairs
• Yaniv Ziv (Weizmann Institute of Science, Rehovot, Israel) "Time and experience differentially affect distinct aspects of hippocampal representational drift"
• Dori Derdikman (Technion, Haifa, Israel) "Experience, not time, determines representational drift in the hippocampus"
• Omri Barak (Technion, Haifa, Israel) "Continuous learning and implicit regularization can lead to representational drift"
• Timothy O'Leary (University of Cambridge, UK) "Drift as a window into network plasticity"
12:30 - 2:00 pm Free for Lunch
2:00 - 3:00 pm Session 7: “Sleep: from local to global regulation and function”
Lisa Genzel (Radboud Univ., Nijmegen, Netherlands), Chair
• Karim Benchenane (CNRS ESPCI, Paris, France) "Different sleep states for different memory and stress related processes"
• Jacqueline van der Meij (Radboud Univ., Nijmegen, Netherlands) "Learning evoked local and global brain synchronization during sleep"
• Vlad Vyazovskiy (University of Oxford, UK) "On the edge of sleep and wakefulness: the origin and regulation of mixed states of vigilance"
• Julie Seibt (University of Surrey, UK) "Sleep's special treatment of synapses: insights from molecular and imaging approaches"
3:00 - 3:30 pm Data Blitz 4 (Accompanying Data Blitz session)
• Abdel Rayan (Radboud Univ., Nijmegen, Netherlands) "REM sleep architecture in rodents"
• Brijesh Modi (University of Oslo, Norway) "Benchmarking algorithms to automatically detect sharp wave ripples"
• Solomiia Korchynska (University of Oslo, Norway) "Maturation of sleep architecture across development"
3:30- 4:15 pm Coffee break
4:15- 5:15 pm Session 8: "The effects of stress on memory circuits and behavior"
Denise Cai and Steve Ramirez, Chairs
• Denise Cai (Mount Sinai, New York, USA) "Hippocampal and amygdala circuits support divergent consequences of severe stress"
• Steve Ramirez (Boston University, USA) "Real-time dynamics of hippocampal engrams"
• Christine Denny (Columbia University, New York, USA) "Pharmacological manipulation of hippocampal fear memory traces"
• Mazen Kheirbek (UCSF, CA, USA) "Representing rewarding and aversive experiences in hippocampal circuits"
• Michael Drew (UT Austin, TX, USA) "Circuit and transcriptomic mechanisms of fear suppression in the hippocampus"
• Chris Anacker (Columbia University, New York, USA) "Hippocampal-orbitofrontal projections regulate cognitive flexibility and stress resilience"
5:15 - 6:00 pm Data Blitz 5
• Amy Monasterio (Boston University, USA) "Two-photon imaging of hippocampal engram activity"
• Alessia Mastrodonato (Columbia University, New York, USA) "(R,S)-ketamine and (2S,6S)-HNK differentially modulate hippocampal memory traces”
• Eva Kudová (IOCB Prague, Czech Republic) "Neurosteroids as drug-like compounds for CNS disorders"
• Andrea Pačesová (IOCB Prague, Czech Republic) "Neuroprotective properties of anorexigenic neuropeptides"
• Lenka Maletinska (IOCB Prague, Czech Republic) "Palmitoylated analog of prolactin-releasing peptide in mouse models of neurodegeneration"
• Vladislava Segen (DZNE, Magdeburg, Germany) "Altered exploration of environmental boundaries in human aging"
• Michelle Stackmann (Columbia University, NY, USA) “Generation of a dual transgenic/viral system to characterize multiple engrams in a single mouse”
TUESDAY, 30 May, 2023
8:30- 9:30 am Session 9: “Hippocampal influence on neocortical coding and replay”
Bruce McNaughton and Francesco Battaglia, Chairs
• Freyja Ólafsdóttir (Radboud Univ., Nijmegen, Netherlands) "An ontogenetic dissection of the neural circuits for memory"
• Francesco Battaglia (Radboud Univ., Nijmegen, Netherlands) "Criticality in brain dynamics and the cascaded memory systems model"
• Žaneta Navrátilová (University of California Irvine, USA) "Pattern completion and rate remapping in retrosplenial cortex ‘place’ cells"
• Bruce McNaughton (University of California Irvine, USA) "Consolidation of initially hippocampus-dependent place codes in neocortex"
9:30-10:30 Data Blitz 6 "Multiplicity of hippocampal coding schemes" (Accompanying Data Blitz session)
Francesco Battaglia and Matteo Guardamagna, Chairs
• Matteo Guardamagna (NTNU/Kavli Institute, Norway) "Entorhinal control of CA1 temporal coding"
• Christine Grienberger (Brandeis University, USA) "Dendritic computations underlying experience-dependent hippocampal ensemble dynamics"
• Balint Lasztoczi (Medical University of Vienna, Austria) "Selective control of cortico-hippocampal information transfer by neurogliaform cells"
• Federico Stella (Radboud University/Donders Institute, Netherlands) "Ensemble dynamics in CA1 under the strain of dual input"
• Oscar Chadney (NTNU/Kavli Institute, Norway) "The contribution of entorhinal cortex layer III to the emergence of a novel CA1 spatial representation"
• Margaret Donahue (University of Texas at Austin, USA) "Changes in the duration and temporal compression of hippocampal replay events as rats learn reward locations in a delayed match-to-sample task"
10:30 - 11:15 am Coffee break
11:15-12:15pm Session 10 “Cellular and molecular mechanisms of hippocampal and neocortical development”
Laurent Nguyen, Chair
• Alessandra Pierani (Institut Imagine, Paris, France) "Developmental death in building hippocampal and cortical circuits"
• Simon Hippenmeyer (ISTA, Klosterneuburg, Austria) "Generating cell-type diversity in neocortex and hippocampus"
• Emilie Pacary (Neurocentre Magendie, Bordeaux, France) "The temporal origin of dentate granule neurons dictates their anatomical properties"
• Laurent Nguyen (GIGA-research center, Liège, Belgium) "Evo-Devo perspective on neuron migration in the developing cerebral cortex"
12:15 - 2:00 pm Free for Lunch
2:00 - 3:00 pm Session 11: “Plasticity and spatial coding in different mammalian species”
William de Cothi and Steven Poulter, Chairs
• William de Cothi (University College London, UK) “Rapid learning of predictive maps with spike timing dependent plasticity and theta phase precession”
• Steven Poulter (University of Durham, UK) “Vector coding in rodent subiculum during real and virtual navigation”
• Zita Patai (Ruhr-Universität Bochum, Germany) "Relationship between human intracranial theta oscillations and navigation strategies"
• Soraya Dunn (University College London, UK) “Locomotion- and immobility-related hippocampal theta in the ferret”
• Colin Lever (University of Durham, UK) “Theta phase precession aids memorability in rat subicular vector trace cells”
• Shaked Palgi (Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel) "Natural switches in behavior rapidly modulate position x distance coding in the hippocampus of flying bats"
3:00 - 3:30 pm Data Blitz 7
• Lukas Kunz (Columbia University, NY, USA) "Human associative memory is tied to ripple-locked coactivity of object and place-like cells"
• Hwai-Jong Cheng (Academia Sinica, Taipei, Taiwan) “Integration of newborn mossy fibers in the adult and aged hippocampus”
• Maryam Najafian jazi (Heidelberg University, Germany) "Hippocampal representations of homing based on path integration"
• Karyna Mishchanchuk (UCL, UK) "Inference strategies for probabilistic reversal learning"
3:30-4:15 pm Coffee break
4:15 – 5:30 pm Session 12 “Cell assemblies and sequences in the hippocampus and beyond"
Ralitsa Todorova and Sidney Wiener, Chairs
• Lynn Nadel (University of Arizona, Tucson, USA) "Locus coeruleus meets the dentate gyrus; the scientific legacy of Carolyn Harley" Tribute to Dr. Harley, who passed away 24 November, 2022
• Sidney Wiener (Collège de France, Paris) “Differential responses of groups of ventral vs. dorsal hippocampal neurons to fear state and to fear expression”
• Virginie Oberto (KU Leuven, Belgium) “Prefrontal and striatal cross-structural assemblies form by phase-locking to theta and 4 Hz”
• Marco Pompili (Aix-Marseille University, France) “Flexible communication between cell assemblies and ‘reader’ neurons”
• Ralitsa Todorova (Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, USA) “Hippocampal codes for association and prediction”
• Mehdi Khamassi (Sorbonne University, Paris, France) “Prediction of cell activation sequences by computational models”
WEDNESDAY, 31 May, 2023
8:30-9:30 am Session 13 “Synaptopodin and the spine apparatus organelle (and more)"
Thomas Deller and Andreas Vlachos, Chairs
• Thomas Deller (Goethe-University Frankfurt, Germany) "Synaptopodin-dependent organelles – a brief introduction”
• Hanieh Falahati (HHMI/Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, USA) “Molecular insight into the organization of the spine apparatus of dendritic spines”
• Anne McKinney (McGill University, Montreal, Canada) "Synaptopodin/spine apparatus and LTD"
• Andreas Vlachos (University of Freiburg, Germany) “Synaptopodin mediates homeostatic synaptic plasticity”
• Maximilian Lenz (University of Freiburg, Germany) "Synaptopodin and dendritic mRNA hubs"
• Alexander Drakew (Goethe-University Frankfurt, Germany) "Synaptopodin in the axon initial segment - what is it good for?"
9:30- 10:30 am Session 14 "Dorsal and ventral hippocampus- one structure, two functions”
Nicola Maggio, Chair
• Bryan Strange (Laboratory for Clinical Neuroscience, Madrid, Spain) "Sensitivity to spatial frequency along the human hippocampal long axis"
• Bryndis Birnir (Uppsala University, Sweden) “GABA-activated synaptic and extrasynaptic currents along the mouse hippocampal dorsoventral axis”
• Giota Tsotsokou (University of Patras, Greece) “Dorsoventral differences in short-term neuronal dynamics in the hippocampus of a rat model of fragile X syndrome”
• Nicola Maggio (Tel Aviv University, Israel) "Stress and the hippocampus: the switch between synaptic pathways"
10:30 - 11:15 am Coffee break
11:15-12:15 pm Session 15: “Hippocampal synchronization mechanisms that shape neural representations and behavior”
Tristan Shuman, Chair
• Tristan Shuman (Mount Sinai, New York, USA) "Closed-loop control of interneuron spike timing and its impact on seizure susceptibility and cognition"
• Liset M de la Prida (Cajal Institute, Madrid, Spain) "Sublayer coordination of CA1 hippocampal representations"
• Laura Ewell (UC Irvine, USA) "From sparse to dense population codes: impact of hypersynchronous network activity during working memory in epilepsy"
• Loren Frank (UCSF, CA, USA) "Dynamic synchronization of hippocampal representations and the stepping rhythm"
12:15 - 2:00 pm Free for Lunch
2:00 – 3:00 pm Session 16: "Hippocampal disinhibition"
Lisa Topolnik and Klas Kullander, Chairs
• Lisa Topolnik (Laval University, Canada) “Hippocampal VIP interneurons in memory encoding”
• Samer Siwani (Uppsala University, Sweden) "Hippocampal OLMα2 cell circuit function during learning and risk-taking"
• Diana Cunha-Reis (University of Lisbon, Portugal) “Dynamic changes in VIP VPAC1 and VPAC2 receptor expression during post-weaning development and in epilepsy”
• Meinrad Drexel (Innsbruck University, Austria) “Manipulation of VIP-interneurons in the epileptic mouse hippocampus; pro- and anticonvulsive effects”
3:00- 3:30 pm Data Blitz 8 (Accompanying Data Blitz) Jiannis Taxidis, Chair
• Jordan Farrell (Stanford University, CA, USA) "Brain dynamics during hippocampal dentate spikes"
• Vincent Robert (New York University, USA) "Integration of long-range excitation and disinhibition drives CA3 activity and behavioral output"
• Jiannis Taxidis (SickKids Research Institute, Canada) "The role of inhibition in shaping hippocampal memory-encoding sequences"
3:30-4:15 pm Coffee break
4:15 – 5:45 pm Data Blitz 9
• Ute Häussler (University of Freiburg, Germany) "CA2 and beyond; exploring the epileptic network"
• Georgia Alexander (NIH, USA) "Behavioral role of perineuronal nets surrounding CA2 pyramidal cells versus parvalbumin-expressing interneurons"
• Szabolcs Káli (Institute of Experimental Medicine, Hungary) "Classification and comparison of cell types of the mouse hippocampus based on a new morphological and electrophysiological dataset"
• Simon Chamberland (New York University, USA) "Functional specialization of hippocampal somatostatin-positive interneurons"
• Ana Morello Megias (Boston University, MA, USA) "Identification of entorhinal cortex Layer II neuron subpopulation markers"
• Antje Kilias (University of Freiburg, Germany) "Long-term stable spatial representation in dentate granule cells"
• Miriam Nokia (University of Jyväskylä, Finland) “Hippocampal electrophysiological oscillations connect with bodily rhythms”
• Suvi-Maaria Lehtonen (University of Jyväskylä, Finland) "Dentate gyrus activity during discrimination learning"
• Stéphane Ciocchi (University of Bern, Switzerland) "Hippocampal contextualization of social rewards”
• Bénédicte Amilhon (Université de Montréal, Canada) "Sex differences in serotonergic modulation of ventral hippocampus oscillations and anxiety"
THURSDAY, 1 June, 2023
8:30-9:30 am Session 17: "Hippocampal projections to the lateral septum"
Félix Leroy, Chair
• Tatiana Korotkova (Vegetative Physiology Institute, Köln, Germany) "Behavior-dependent coordination of lateral septum with hippocampus and prefrontal cortex”
• Ann Clemens (University of Edinburgh, UK) "Lateral septum circuits regulating kinship behaviors”
• Stephanie Page (Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, USA) "Molecular definition of lateral septal inputs that regulate social recognition in mice”
• Malavika Murugan (Emory University, Atlanta, USA) "A hippocampal-septal pathway that promotes social novelty-related approach behaviors"
• Félix Leroy (Instituto de Neurociencias, Alicante, Spain) "Corticotropin-releasing hormone signaling from prefrontal cortex to lateral septum suppresses interaction with familiar mice to support social novelty preference”
9:30- 10:30 am Session 18 "Spatial coding in the hippocampal formation; experimentation meets theory"
Jérôme Epsztein and Rémi Monasson, Chairs
• Christoph Schmidt-Hieber (Jena University Hospital, Germany) "A synaptic signal for novelty processing in the hippocampus: experiments"
• Rémi Monasson (ENS, Paris, France) "A synaptic novelty signal in the dentate gyrus supports switching hippocampal attractor networks from generalization to discrimination: modeling"
• Herve Rouault (INMED,CPT, Marseille, France) "Investigating path integration with dimensionality reduction tools"
• Jérôme Epsztein (INMED, Marseille, France) "Using virtual reality to probe hippocampal distance coding"
• Charlotte Boccara (University of Oslo, Norway) "Learning and sleep: hippocampal-parahippocampal differential roles in updating and consolidating mnemonic traces"
• Alessandro Treves (SISSA, Trieste, Italy) "Not much time for a large memory"
10:30 - 11:15 am Coffee break
11:15 - 12:15 pm Session 19 “A human perspective on neuronal codes in the hippocampus”
Josh Jacobs and Simon Hanslmayr, Chairs
• Nanthia Suthana (University of California Los Angeles, USA) “Human hippocampal oscillatory codes of space and memory during freely-moving navigation”
• Josh Jacobs (Columbia University, New York, USA) “Egocentric and allocentric codes in human spatial memory”
• Bradley Lega (UT Southwestern, Dallas, USA) “Phase organization of human hippocampal spiking activity during episodic memory formation”
• Simon Hanslmayr (University of Glasgow, UK) “Episode specific neural codes in the human hippocampus”
• Florian Mormann (University of Bonn Medical Center, Germany) “Concept neurons in the human medial temporal lobe as semantic constituents of episodic memory”
• Doris Dijksterhuis (Netherlands Institute for Neuroscience, Amsterdam, NL) “Pronouns reactivate concept cells in the human medial temporal lobe”
• Rodrigo Quian Quiroga (IMIM, Barcelona, Spain) “No pattern separation in the human hippocampus”
12:30 - 2:00 pm Free for Lunch
2:00 - 3:00 pm Session 20 “Structural and synaptic plasticity in normal and epileptic hippocampus”
Stephan Schwarzacher and Peter Jedlicka, Chairs
• Stephan Schwarzacher (University of Frankfurt, Germany) "Structural plasticity and excitability of newborn granule cells"
• Piret Kleis (University of Freiburg, Germany) "Low-frequency stimulation in epilepsy; optimizing targets and parameters"
• Carola Haas (University of Freiburg, Germany) "Hippocampal stimulation for seizure interference in experimental epilepsy"
• Csaba Földy (University of Zürich, Switzerland) "Commissural dentate granule cell projections and their rapid formation in the adult brain"
• Peter Jedlicka (University of Giessen, Germany) "Pareto optimality as a guiding principle for improving computational models of hippocampal neurons?"
3:00- 3:30 pm Session 21 The Substance P-saporin (Trojan Horse) model of hippocampal epileptogenesis
G. Campbell Teskey, Chair
• Robert Sloviter (Morehouse Sch. of Med., Atlanta, USA) “Hippocampal GABA neuron ablation causes granule cell disinhibition, nonconvulsive status epilepticus, hippocampal sclerosis, and epilepsy”
• G. Campbell Teskey (University of Calgary, Canada) “Modulating epileptogenesis in the Substance P-saporin model”
3:30 - 4:15 pm Coffee break
4:15 - 5:15 pm Session 22 “Saliency and flexibility of representations in the hippocampus”
Jack Mellor, Chair
• Cantin Ortiz (Pasteur Institute, Paris, France) “Neuronal discrimination of visual environments differentially depends on behavioural context in the hippocampus and neocortex”
• Feng Xuan (Northwestern University, Chicago, USA) “Where did my cheese go? Behavioural and hippocampal traces of uncertainties induced by changes in reward distributions”
• Matt Udakis (University of Bristol, UK) "Impact of dendritic inhibition by OLM neurons on place cell formation and stability"
• Nick Robinson (University College London, UK) “Hippocampal sequence dynamics during formation of a temporal association memory”
• Satoshi Terada (Columbia University, New York, USA) “Adaptive stimulus selection for memory consolidation in CA3 axon projections”
5:15- 5:45 pm Data Blitz 10
• Kameron Kaplan (Rosalind Franklin University, North Chicago, USA) "Benzodiazepines impair learning and the formation of memory trace ensembles during contextual fear conditioning"
• Salman Qasim (Icahn School of Medicine at Mt. Sinai, New York, USA) “Human entorhinal cortex neurons grid-like encoding of emotional space”
• Ingvild L. Glærum (Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Norway) “The postnatal role of hippocampal Cajal-Retzius cells in shaping learning and memory”
• Alex Chubykin (Purdue University, Indiana, USA) "Familiarity-evoked theta oscillations in the mouse visual cortex and hippocampus"
• Andrey Sobolev (Ludwig-Maximilians Universität München, Germany) "Spatial representation as a weighted multi-sensory integration in the gerbil hippocampus"
• Lorenzo Posani (Center for Theoretical Neuroscience, Columbia University, USA) "The representational geometry of social cognition: how the hippocampus balances generalization and memory"
FRIDAY, 2 June, 2023
8:30- 9:30 am Session 23 “The head-direction cortex: circuits and dynamics of spatial orientation”
Adrien Peyrache and Adrian Duszkiewicz, Chairs
• Andrej Bicanski (University of Newcastle, UK) "Modeling head direction coding in aging adults"
• Adrian Duszkiewicz (McGill University, Canada and University of Edinburgh, UK) "Principles of inhibitory tuning in the head-direction cortex"
• Desdemona Fricker (CNRS, Paris Descartes, France) "Integration of retrosplenial input with thalamic head direction signals in presubicular layer III and IV neurons"
• Andrea Burgalossi (University of Tübingen, Germany) "Sensory and behavioral modulation of the internal compass"
9:30- 10:30 am Data Blitz 11 (Accompanying Data Blitz session) Kevin Allen, Chair
• Kevin Allen (Heidelberg University, Germany) "Grid cell representation during a homing task"
• Pierre-Yves Jacob (Aix-Marseille University, France) "Retrosplenial directional coding in multicompartment environments"
• Ryan Place (UC San Deigo, USA) "Context-mediated directional tuning in the dorsal subiculum"
• Sofia Skromne Carrasco (McGill University, Canada) "Cortical head-direction cell activity is rigidly organized, environment-specific, and stable across weeks"
• Dhruv Mehrotra (McGill University, Montreal, Canada) "Traveling UP-states in the postsubiculum reveal an anatomical gradient of intrinsic properties"
• Noa Sadeh (Weizmann Institute of Science, Rehovot, Israel) "Disentangling encoding of space and head-direction in the hippocampus"
• Merlin Williams (UCL, UK) "Head direction cells in rats foraging atop a hemisphere”
10:30 - 11:15 am Coffee break
11:15 - 11:45 am Data Blitz 11 Continued (Accompanying Data Blitz session)
• Guiseppe Balsamo (University of Tübingen, Germany) "Structure-function relationships in the HD system"
• Rafał Czajkowski (Nencki Institute of Experimental Biology, Polish Academy of Sciences, Warsaw, Poland) "cFos mapping of cortico-hippocampal interactions during navigation"
• Matthieu Bernard (DZNE, Magdeburg, Germany) "Investigating the effect of aging on the head direction system using an immersive VR experiment in humans"
• Eduardo Blanco Hernández (University of Tübingen, Germany) "Stability and flexibility of the head-direction representation"
11:45- 12:30 pm Session 24 "Synaptopathies: from bench to bedside"
Hongyu Zhang (University of Bergen, Norway) and Changhe Wang (Xi'an Jiaotong University, China), Chairs
• Serena Dudek (NIEHS, NIH, USA) "Regulation of CA2 genes by a stress hormone receptor: a spatial transcriptomic analysis"
• Changhe Wang (Xi'an Jiaotong University, Xi'an, China) "Brake mechanisms for synaptic endocytosis"
• Hongyu Zhang (University of Bergen, Norway) "Modulation of AMPA receptor trafficking to restore hippocampus-dependent memory deficits"
12:30 - 2:00 pm Free for Lunch
2:00-3:00 pm Session 25 "The role of the supramammillary nucleus in hippocampal function"
Juan Song, Chair
• Juan Song (University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, USA) “Supramammillary enhancement of adult-born new neurons modulates hippocampal function”
• Ivan Soltesz (Stanford University, USA) “Supramammillary regulation of locomotion and hippocampal activity”
• Yuki Hashimotodani (Doshisha University, Japan) “Long-term plasticity in the supramammillary-dentate gyrus circuit"
• Cheng-Chang Lien (National Yang Ming Chiao Tung University, Taiwan) “Hypothalamic glutamate/GABA co-transmission modulates hippocampal circuits and supports long-term potentiation”
• Rebecca Piskorowski (Inserm UMR1266 - Institute of Psychiatry and Neuroscience of Paris, Université Paris Cité, France) “How the SuM-CA2 connection is altered in the 22q11.2 DS mouse model”
3:00- 3:30 pm Data Blitz 12
• Andrea Cumpelik (Institute of Science and Technology Austria) "The role of prefrontal spatial coding in supporting a contextual association task"
• Keelin O'Neil (New York University, USA) "Integration of entorhinal cortical inputs in hippocampal area CA3"
• Beate Throm (Heidelberg University, Germany) "Distinct grid cell deficits in mouse models of Tau and amyloid pathology"
• Magdalene Schlesiger (Heidelberg University, Germany) "Intact hippocampal phase precession in mice with disrupted grid cell firing"
3:30- 4:15 pm Coffee Break
4:15-5:15 Session 26 "Network dynamics and hippocampal coding"
Anton Sirota, Chair
• George Dragoi (Yale University, New Haven, USA) "Euclidian geometry sculpts the development and dynamics of hippocampal sequential assemblies"
• Antonio Fernandez-Ruiz (Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, USA) "Hippocampo-cortical circuits dynamics for memory encoding and replay"
• Sébastien Royer (Korea Institute of Science and Technology, Republic of Korea) "Hippocampal dynamics underlying the encounter of a virtual butterfly"
• Kamran Diba (University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA) "Dynamics of hippocampal place representations during sleep"
• Anton Sirota (Ludwig-Maximilians Universität München, Germany) "Behavioral modulation of theta-driven predictive spatial coding in hippocampus"
5:15-6:15 pm Session 27 "How and what does the lateral entorhinal cortex code for?"
Hannah Monyer (Heidelberg University, Germany), Chair
• Menno Witter (NTNU, Kavli Institute for Systems Neuroscience, Trondheim, Norway) "Communication of the lateral entorhinal cortex with the hippocampus is selectively controlled by the medial entorhinal cortex"
• Brianna Vandrey (University of Edinburgh, UK) "Signals from lateral entorhinal cortex directly influence circuits in superficial medial entorhinal cortex"
• Jim Knierim (Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, USA) "Behavioral correlates of superficial vs. deep layers of lateral entorhinal cortex"
• Cheng Wang (Shenzhen Institute of Advanced Technology, Chinese Academy of Sciences Shenzhen, China) "Temporal representation through spatial rate remapping in the lateral entorhinal cortex"
• Isabel Barriuso Ortega (Heidelberg University, Germany) "Distinct spatial maps and multiple object codes in the lateral entorhinal cortex"
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