Schedule

March 2017:
3rd –
February 2017:
3rd – Moushumi Nath
24th – Andrew Mocle
January 2017:
6th – Chen Yan
13th – Axel Guskjolen
20th – Justin Kenney
27th – Julia Yu
December 2016:
2nd – Frances Xia
9th – Adam Ramsaran
16th – Lina Tran
November 2016:
 4th – Brandon Walters
11th – Emily Kramer
18th – Alex Jacob
October 2016:
14th – Patrick Steadman
21st – Sungmo Park Selective synaptic remodeling of amygdalocortical connections associated with fear memory
28th – Asim Rashid Antagonistic negative and positive neurons of the basolateral amygdala
September 2016:
9th – Liz Hsiang – Recoding a cocaine-placememory engram to a neutral engram in the hippocampus
16th – Gisella Vetere – Imprinting and recalling cortical ensembles
23rd – Albert Park – Evaluation of ambiguous associations in the amygdala
30th – Jonathan Epp – Modulating Neuronal Competition Dynamics in the Dentate Gyrus to Rejuvenate Aging Memory Circuits
May 2016:
6th -Chen Yan –Is cortical connectivity optimized for storing information?
13th – Lyn Van Kampen (cancelled)
20th -Axel Guskjolen  –causal evidence for the role of REM sleep theta rhythm in contextual memory consolidation
27th -Valentina Mercaldo 
April 2016:
1st -Asim Rashid  –Memory retrieval by activating engram cells in mouse models of early Alzheimer’s disease
8th – No Journal Club – Tod R. Thiele – B&B Talk
15th -Lina Tran –Rapid erasure of hippocampal memory following inhibition of dentate gyrus granule cells
22nd – Dano Morrison  –Parsing Reward and Aversion in the Amygdala
29th -Colleen Gillon –Coordinated Excitation and Inhibition of Prefrontal Ensembles during Awake Hippocampal Sharp-Wave Ripple Events
March 2016:
4th – Alex Jacob  – Hippocampal Somatostatin Interneurons Control the Size of Neuronal Memory Ensembles
11th – Frances Xia – 4-Hz oscillations synchronize prefrontal–amygdala
18th – Bonny Hou – DNA methylation changes in plasticity genes accompany the formation and maintenance of memory
25th – Good Friday – no Journal Club
Febuary 2016:
5th – No Journal Club
12th – No Journal Club – Christopher Honey – B&B Talk
19th – Lyn Van Kampen – Environmental enrichment facilitates cocaine-cue
26th – Sungmo Park – Regulating Anxiety with Extrasynaptic Inhibition
January 2016:
1st – New Year’s Day – no Journal Club
8th – Axel Guskjolen – Exeprience dependent regulation adult neurogenesis
15th – Justin Kenney – Engram Cells Retain Memory Under Retrograde Amnesia
22nd – Brandon Walters – Activity-Induced DNA Breaks Govern the Expression of Neuronal Early-Response Genes
29th – Emily Kramer – Disrupted Prediction Error Links Excessive Amygdala Activiation to Excessive Fear
December 2015:
4th – B&B Talk – Tod Thiele (UTSC)
11th – Gisella Vetere – Labelling and optical erasure of synaptic memory traces in the motor cortex
18th – Adam Ramsaran – https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B7cmF06jNrShLXRNWEtVUUhoZU0/view  – Projections from neocortex mediate top-down control of memory retrieval
25th – Christmas Day – no Journal Club
November 2015:
6th – B&B Talk – Loren Martin (UTM)
13th – Chen Yan – Abstract Context Representations in Primate Amygdala and Prefontal Cortex
20th – Liz Hsiang  – Planning activity for internally generated reward goals in monkey amygdala neurons
27th – Patrick Steadman –Integration of new information with active memory accounts for retrograde amnesia
October 2015:
2nd – Valentina Mercaldo – Intact-Brain Analyses Reveal Distinct Information Carried by SNc Dopamine Subcircuits  
9th – B&B Talk – Chris Honey
16th – No Journal Club – SfN 
23rd – Jonathan Epp – Ablation of hippocampal neurogenesis in mice impairs the response to stress during the dark cycle
30th – Lyn Van Kampen – cancelled due to flu
September 2015:
4th – Cancelled
11th – Cancelled
18th –  Cancelled
25th – Cancelled
August 2015:

7th – Cancelled

14th – Cancelled

21st – Cancelled

28th – Lina Tran – A temporal shift in the circuits mediating retrieval of fear memory

July 2015:
3rd – No Journal Club – cancelled
10th – Colleen Gillon – Hebbian and neuromodulatory mechanisms interact to trigger associative memory formation
17th – No Journal Club – cancelled
23rd (Thursday instead of Friday)  – Adam Santoro – Emergence of Complex Computational Structures from Chaotic Neural Networks Through Reward-Modulated Hebbian Learning
31st – Jonathan Epp – rescheduled to August 14
June 2015:

5th – No Journal Club – Sheena & Paul away

12th – Frances Xia – Explicit memory creation during sleep demonstrates a causal role of place cells in navigation

19th – Yasaman Soudagar – Imaging Complex Protein Metabolism in Live Organisms by Stimulated Raman Scattering Microscopy with Isotope Labelling

26th – Dano Morrison – Impermanence of dendritic spines in live adult CA1 hippocampus

May 2015:

1st – Bonny Hou- Artificial Association of Pre-stored Information to Generate a Qualitatively New Memory

15th – Asim Rashid – A circuit mechanism for differentiating positive and negative associations

22nd – Colleen Gillon – Dynamics of Hippocampal Neurogenesis in Adult Humans

29th- Sungmo Park – The paraventricular thalamus controls a central amygdala fear circuit

April 2015:

3rd – No Journal Club – Good Friday (Statutory Holiday)

10th – Brandon Walters – Enhancement of fear memory by retrieval through reconsolidation

17th – B&B Talk – Dr. John Yeomans

24th- Justin Kenney- Labeling of active neural circuits in vivo with designed calcium integrators

March 2015:

6th B&B Talk-

13th – Lyn Van Kampen – A Critical Period for Experience Dependent Remodeling of Adult-Born Neuron Connectivity

20th –  – Liz Hsiang- A causal link between prediction errors, dopamine neurons and learning

27th- Axel Guskjolen – Cortical Representations Are Reinstated by the Hippocampus during Memory Retrieval

February 2015:

6th – B&B Talk–Min Zhuo, PhD

13th – Patrick Steadman- Myelination in the Mammalian Brain  

27th – Gisella Vetere- Visualizing the Engram Learning Stabilizes Odor Representations in the Olfactory Network

January 2015:

9th – Dekel Taliaz- Fear Learning Enhances Neural Responses to Threat-Predictive Sensory Stimul 1

6th – Chen Yan- Neuronal encoding of the switch from specific to generalized fear

23rd –  B&B Talk                                      

30th- Yosuke Niibori- Motor skill learning requires active central myelination

December 2014:

5th – Jonathan Epp – Increased adult hippocampal neurogenesis is not necessary for wheel running to abolish conditioned place preference for cocaine in mice

12th – Dr. John Howland’s Talk – Replaces Journal Club

November 2014:

7th – Dr. Boyer Winters Talk – Replaces Journal Club

14th – Dano Morrison – Calcium transient prevalence across the dendritic arbour predicts place field properties

21st – Dr. Tim bussey talk – Replaces Journal Club 28th – John Howland- Single rodent mesohabenular axons release glutamate and GABA.

October 2014:

10th – Adam Santoro – Behavioral Variability through stochastic choice and its gating by anterior cingulate cortex

17th – Frances Xia- Dendritic Inhibition in the Hippocampus Supports Fear Learning

24th – Leonardo Restivo – The effect of adverse rearing environments on persistent memories in young rats: removing the brakes on infant fear memories

31st – Sungmo Park – Natural Neural Projection Dynamics Underlying Social Behavior

September 2014:

5th – Valentina Mercaldo – Amygdala-Dependent Fear Memory Consolidation via miR-34a and Notch Signaling

12th – Jana Husse – Parental olfactory experience influences behavior and neural structure in subsequent generations

19th – Asim Rashid – Bidirectional switch of the valence associated with a hippocampal contextual memory engram

26th – Aijing Gao – Rigid firing sequences undermine spatial memory code in a neurodegenerative mouse model.

August 2014:

15th – Adelaide Yiu-Long-Range Connectivity Defines Behavioral Specificity of Amygdala Neurons 1st – Gisella Vetere- Coordination of entorhinalhippocampal ensemble activity during associative learning

July 2014:

25th – Axel Guskjolen – Engineering a memory with LTD and LTP

18th – Sungmo Park – Independent hypothalamic circuits for social and predator fear

11th – Yosuke Niibori – Parvalbumin interneurons mediate neuronal circuitry–neurogenesis coupling in the adult hippocampus

4th – Liz Hsiang –Contrasting forms of cocaine-evoked plasticity control components of relapse

June 2014:

27th – Leonardo Restivo – Functional connectivity-based parcellation and connectome of cortical midline structures in the mouse: a perfusion autoradiography study

20th – David Ehrlich – Parvalbumin-expressing basket-cell network plasticity induced by experience regulates adult learning

6th – Jonathan Epp – Long-term dynamics of CA1 hippocampal place codes

May 2014:

30th – Asim Rashid – Amygdala interneuron subtypes control fear learning through disinhibition

23rd – Frances Xia – Prefrontal parvalbumin interneurons shape neuronal activity to drive fear expression

16th – Valentina Mercaldo – Structured Synaptic Connectivity between Hippocampal Regions

9th – Adam Santoro – Young blood reverses age-related impairments in cognitive function and synaptic plasticity in mice

2nd – Adelaide Yiu – Molecular drivers and cortical spread of lateral entorhinal cortex dysfunction in preclinical Alzheimer’s disease

April 2014:

25th – Aijing Gao – The Hippocampus Plays a Selective Role in the Retrieval of Detailed Contextual Memories

17th – Dekel Taliaz – Synaptic encoding of fear extinction in mPFC-amygdala circuits

11th – Matt Tran – hippocampal activity patterns carry information about objects in temporal context 4th – Chen Yan – Functional Connectivity between Amygdala and Cingulate Cortex for Adaptive Aversive Learning

March 2014:

28th – Jana Husse – Stimulus specific enhancement of fear extinction during slow wave sleep

21st – Gisella Vetere – Reactivation of Neural Ensembles during the Retrieval of Recent and Remote Memory

14th -Axel Guskjolen – Memory recall and modifications by activating neurons with elevated CREB

February 2014:

28th – Xiaochen Hu Bridge 2014 Hippocampal binding of novel information with dominant memory traces can support both memory stability and change

14th – Nic Theodoric Emergence of Individuality in Genetically Identical Mice

January 2014:

24th – Yosuke Niibori – Epigenetic Priming of Memory Updating during Reconsolidation to Attenuate Remote Fear Memories

17th – Liz Hsiang – Diverging neural pathways assemble a behavioural state from separable features in anxiety

10th – Asim Rashid – Maternal hematopoietic TNF, via milk chemokines, programs hippocampal development and memory

December 2013:

13th – Leo Restivo – BLA-to-vHPC-Inputs-Modulate-Anxiety-Related-Behaviors

November 2013:

29th – Blake Richards – Cortical interneurons that specialize in disinhibitory control

15th – Valentina Mercaldo – Optical control of mammalian endogenous transcription and epigenetic states

October 2013:

25th – Jonathan Epp – Seamless reconstruction of intact adult-born neurons by serial end-block imaging reveals complex axonal guidance and development in the adult hippocampus

18th – Dekel Taliaz – Corridors of migrating neurons in the human brain and their decline during infancy

11th – Frances Xia – Awake Hippocampal Sharp-Wave Ripples Support Spatial Memory

September 2013:

27th – Chen Yan – A Neural Circuit for Memory Specificity and Generalization

20th – Adam Santoro – Pattern separation mystery paper