25 June 2018 to 3 July 2018
SISSA
Europe/Rome timezone

Scientific Programme

Monday 25
9:30-11:00 Alessandro Treves: Phase transitions in the evolution of memory systems

11:00-11:30 coffee break

11:30-13:00 Faraneh Vargha-Khadem: Dissociations in cognitive memory in Developmental Amnesia

13:00 - 14:00 Lunch

14:00 - 15:30 Sheena Josselyn: Finding and manipulating an engram

15:30 -16:00 coffee break

16:00 - 17:30 Tim Shallice: 50 years of research on semantic memory and its disorders

 

Tuesday 26
9:30 - 11:00 Steffen Gais: Sleep and Memory: human research

11:00 - 11:30 coffee break

11:30 - 13:00 Paul Frankland: Hippocampal neurogenesis and forgetting: From infantile amnesia to generalization

13:00 - 14:00 Lunch

14:00 - 15:30 Faraneh Vargha-Khadem: FOXP2 and the neurobiology of speech and language

15:30 - 16:00 coffee break

16:00 - 17:30 Sheena Josselyn: Lessons about memory using mice that model Alzheimer's disease

 

Wednesday 27
9:30 - 11:00 Paul Frankland: Memory organization: from engrams to systems consolidation

11:00-11:30 coffee break

11:30 - 13:00 Karim Benchenane: Oscillations and reorganization of the hippocampo-prefrontal network in learning

13:00 - 14:00 Lunch

14:00 - 15:30 Steffen Gais: Sleep and Memory: human research

15:30 - 16:00 coffee break

16:00 - 17:30 Lisa Genzel: Sleep and Memory: animal research

Thursday 28
9:30 - 11:00 Elisa Ciaramelli: Episodic simulation: neural bases and role in decision making and spontaneous cognition

11:00 - 11:30 coffee break

11:30 - 13:00 Liset M De La Prida: Surfing into the hippocampus: a deep-superficial perspective of memory function

13:00 - 14:00 Lunch

14:00 - 15:30 Karim Benchenane: Explicit memory creation during sleep

15:30 - 16:00 Lunch

16:00 - 17:30 Lisa Genzel: Group puzzle: design a sleep study

 

Friday 29
9:30 - 11:00 Liset M De La Prida: Bad dancer: hippocampal rhythmopathies of memory dysfunction

11:00 - 11:30 coffee break

11:30 - 13:00 Edmund Rolls: Hippocampal neurophysiology and computation for episodic memory

13:00 - 14:40 lunch and transfer to ICTP

14:40-16:00 Emilio Kropff: ICTP Prize lecture (Leonardo Building Budinich Lecture Hall of ICTP)

16:30-18:00 Freyja Ólafsdóttir: i) The hippocampus and spatial memory: from cells to systems; ii) The role of hippocampal replay in learning and memory (Euler lecture hall of ICTP)

 


Saturday 30
Remembering Daniel Amit, and Beyond

9:30-11:00 Francesco Battaglia ushers the Cognitive phase:
Yali Amit
Sandro Romani

11:30-13:00 Paolo del Giudice ushers the Implemention phase:
Gianluigi Mongillo
Giancarlo LaCamera
Maurizio Mattia

13:00-14:30 lunch at La Nuova Mormorazione, in front of SISSA,

14:30:16:00 Nava Rubin ushers the Network phase:
Nicolas Brunel
Stefano Fusi
Edmund Rolls

16:30-18:00 Remi Monasson ushers the Disordered phase:
Giorgio Parisi
Misha Tsodyks
Hossein Abbasian

at Caffé San Marco from 19:30
Cristiana Baldazzi tells us about forgotten voices from Beyond

 


Sunday 1
9:30-22:30 Excursion to Hrastovlje and Piran

 

 


Monday 2
9:30 - 11:00 Misha Tsodyks: Synaptic theory of working memory and its capacity

11:00 - 11:30 coffee break

11:30 - 13:00 Christophe Bernard: A late Introduction to the Study of Experimental Neuroscience

13:00 - 14:00 Lunch

14:00 - 15:30 Francesco Battaglia: Replay of rule-learning related neural patterns during sleep

15:30 - 16:00 coffee break

16:00 - 18:00 Research talks
Ines Samengo: Color memory
Marco Mainardi: 
From cellular memories to synaptic engrams
Federico Stella: Patterns in sleep reactivation


Tuesday 3
Research talks by participants

9:30-11:00 Charline Tessereau, Lucie Descamps, Eva-Maria Griesbauer, Lorenzo Posani, Alejandra Alonso

11:00 - 11:30 coffee break

11:30-13:00 Kacper Kondrakiewich, Soledad Gonzalo Cogno, Iván Davidovich, Kamil Filip Tomaszewski

13:00 - 14:00 Lunch

14:00-15:30 Nicolás Vattuone, Wesley Clawson, Edyta Balcerek, Tomasz Nikolaev

15:30 - 16:00 coffee break

16:00-18:00 Weronika Szadzinska,  Mohammadreza Soltanipour, Hala Khalawi & Shafa Jaffal

 

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