LEARNMEM2023 Lightning Bolt Icon


Lightning talks are short rapid-fire talks by graduate students and postdoctoral fellows. Talks are 5 minutes long followed by Q&A. Only 1 slide conveying one (and only one) key finding is permitted. Presenters will be asked to upload their slide in PDF format before the start of the conference
All lightning talks will take place on Thursday, April 27, 2023 from 10:00-11:50 am.
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IDFirst NameLast NameInstitutionTalk Title of California, IrvineLong-term in-group social behavior deficit after traumatic brain injury of California, IrvineDecomposing behavioral pattern separation: A model-based analysis VriesUniversity of AmsterdamEpisodic Conditioning": a novel approach to study the intersection of Pavlovian threat conditioning and episodic memory University School of MedicineBasolateral amygdala parvalbumin expressing interneurons govern goal directed behavior of California, BerkeleyLonely" NREM slow waves, tau pathology, and overnight forgetting in older adults of California, IrvineHumans build configural representations for planning in complex environments of ChicagoSynchronous ensembles of hippocampal CA1-CA3 neurons support memory encoding and retrieval of California, IrvineWhite matter structural integrity is associated with specific white matter navigation abilities in midlife adults LeuvenThe effects of fasting on the neuro-mechanisms of relief during avoidance and fear extinction learning of Toronto, Rotman Research InstituteCharacterizing the macrostructure of frontoparietal white matter across the adult lifespan of California, IrvineDynamic brain states are related to age and cognition across the Alzheimer's disease spectrum of California, IrvineAssociative memory encoding of lateral entorhinal cortex layer 5 of Texas at AustinChanges in the duration and temporal compression of hippocampal replay events as rats learn reward locations in a delayed match-to-sample task of California, IrvineNeuronal population dynamics for learning in the posterior parietal cortex of California, IrvinePhosphorylation state of histone deacetylase 3 (HDAC3) modulates long-term memory formation and synaptic plasticity of California, IrvinePattern completion and rate remapping in retrosplenial cortex University of SydneyEmploying oculomotor behaviour to explore memory mechanisms in dementia (Nick)HoangUniversity of Toronto and Rotman Research InstituteBehavioural pattern separation and behavioural pattern completion performance are positively correlated in healthy young and older adults UniversityTwo-photon imaging of c-Fos tagged CA1 populations before and after learning Institutet, Stockholm, SwedenMaintained topography of hippocampal connectivity gradients contributes to episodic memory in older age A&M UniversityInteractions between 17beta-estradiol and sleep predict cognitive performance in aging females UniversityIdentifying the neural mechanisms that support autobiographical memory construction and the influence of retrieval goals of California, IrvineGeneration of position correlated cells in primary sensory cortices requires bottom-up inputs State UniversityHousehold socioeconomic status influences hippocampal subfield volumes across development Hebrew University, Jerusalem, IsraelTactile perception mechanisms in the cortex of behaving mice LeuvenThe pleasure of absent danger: VTA and striatal responses to the unexpected omission of threat LeuvenOptimizing extinction with approach behavior of California, IrvinePersistent and dynamic codes in prefrontal cortex maintain and update a neural index of ordinal position within a sequence of events of California, IrvineDoes the prefrontal cortex use an ordinal schema to learn non-spatial sequences?, NINDSThe direction of theta and alpha traveling waves modulates human memory processing of California, Los AngelesDynamic emotional fluctuations induced by music shape the temporal structure of episodic memory of California, IrvineIntegrating multimodal biomarkers to predict Alzheimer's diagnosis with minimal expert involvement of AmsterdamEpisodic memory enhancement versus impairment is determined by contextual similarity across events Institute for Brain, Cognition and BehaviourHPA-axis dysregulation induces generalization deficits of fear extinction and alters underlying brain structure and resting-state connectivity in rats of California, IrvineThe CPEB3 ribozyme modulates hippocampal-dependent object location memory of SussexThe Neural representation of events Is dominated by elements that are most reliably present EscaleraUniversity of GenevaAerobic fitness and math achievement (the odd couple): examination of cognitive mechanisms underlying their relationship University of PennsylvaniaNeural correlates of study-phase repetition of PennsylvaniaCovert reinstatement predicts recall probability and organization UniversityThe impact of image memorability on mnemonic discrimination of California, San DiegoDistinct spatial representations in the dentate gyrus across learning and recall of California, IrvineMicroglial replacement as a treatment for Sandhoff disease Center for Neurodegenerative Diseases (DZNE e.V.) MagdeburgTransversal functional connectivity and scene-specific processing in the human entorhinal-hippocampal circuitry UniversityThe contributions of the spacing effect and variability to memory across multiple timescales of Psychology and Brain & Mind Centre, The University of SydneyPrecision in episodic memory - Unfolding the event narrative in healthy aging University of SydneyHippocampal atrophy profile and its association with memory disruption in dementia University of British ColumbiaChanges in visual perspective predict the consistency of autobiographical memory over time of California, IrvinePosterior cerebral artery-defined white matter hyperintensities are associated with memory and transentorhinal volume independently of global beta-amyloid burden University of SydneySubcortical contributions to autobiographical memory impairments in Huntington's Disease of MarylandInvestigating the relation between mnemonic discrimination, hippocampus, and sleep in early childhood of MichiganRoles of dorsal hippocampus interneuron subtypes in distinct phases of spatial memory processing University of Sydney, AustraliaNew insights into anatomical connectivity along the anterior-posterior axis of the human hippocampus using in-vivo quantitative fibre-tracking of California, IrvineMetacognition and learning: Bridging the gap between the lab and the classroom of California, IrvineNeurons rely on calcium to detect and respond to dendrite injury of York & University of OxfordThe sleeping brain is more responsive to verbal than non-verbal memory cues of AmsterdamLearning from the unexpected: The role of expectancy violations in human fear extinction of California, IrvineA novel role of Neurexin-2 in sleep regulation of GuelphObject memory updating deficits in aging male mice can be restored by systemic muscarinic acetylcholine receptor activation School of Medicine at Mount SinaiMultiple memory systems support the divergent consequences of acute traumatic stress of California, IrvineUpdating the synaptic AMPAR trafficking model: Role of extracellular interactions of California, San FranciscoThe hippocampus dynamically engages nonlocal spatial representations in a value-guided spatial foraging task of ArizonaIn here and out there: In-laboratory autobiographical memory specificity predicts the specificity of naturalistically observed, everyday autobiographical thought sharing of California, IrvineStressing cognition: Adolescent stress-induced alterations in adult cognitive function - In Vivo ImagingLearning new songs in late Alzheimer's disease: Do verbal and melodic feature recognition depend on encoding settings? of PennsylvaniaSearching memory in time and space Institutes of Health (NIH), National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS)Reinstatement of neural connectivity patterns supports memory retrieval LeuvenMale and female rats show differences in fear generalization across levels of threat control York UniversityNovelty and uncertainty differentially drive exploration across development UniversityPositivity bias specific to retired older adults: Findings from an emotional mnemonic discrimination study of California, IrvineAssociation between regional tau accumulation and memory performance in adults with Down syndrome

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