Synaptic Plasticity

Synaptic Plasticity

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4th Annual Skirball Institute Symposium on Synaptic Plasticity

May 10, 2002
New York University Medical Center,
Farkas Auditorium

Organizers: Steve Burden, Moses Chao, Scott Clark , Dan Littman , Alex Schier



Program Schedule

10:00 AM

Activity-dependent Retuning of CNS Synapses
Richard Tsien - Stanford University

10:45 AM

Genetic Analysis of Synapse Formation
Cornelia Bargmann - University of California, San Francisco

11:30 AM

Brain Plasticity: Underlying Learning Deficits and Their Rehabilitation

Michael Merzenich - University of California, San Francisco

12:30 PM


2:00 PM

Brain Waves and Immune Genes in Brain Wiring
Carla Shatz - Harvard University

2:45 PM

A Role for Synaptic Integration in Dopamineric and Cholinergic Transmissions in Basal Ganglia Function

Shigetada Nakanishi - Kyoto University
Ochoa Lecturer

3:30 PM

Coffee Break

4:00 PM

Songbirds: A Model System for the Study of Learning and Basal Ganglia Function
Allison Doupe - University of California, San Francisco

4:45 PM

The Molecular Biology of Memory Storage: A Dialogue Between Genes and Synapses
Eric Kandel - Columbia University

6:30 PM

DINNER for Speakers, P.I.'S and Guests