Learning and memory

Iordanova, Mihaela

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Iordanova, Mihaela (Concordia University) Mechanisms of learning and associative relationships

Farris, Shannon

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Farris, Shannon (Virginia Tech) Molecular basis of learning and memory

Holly, Elizabeth

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Holly, Elizabeth (University of Pennsylvania) Effects of stress on goal-directed behavior and decision-making and underlying neural circuits/systems

Griffith, Leslie

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Griffith, Leslie (Brandeis University) Cellular, genetic, biochemical and physiological processes that contribute to sleep and learning in Drosophila

De Rubeis, Silvia

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De Rubeis, Silvia (Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai)  Cellular and molecular mechanisms of neurodevelopmental disorders

Deng, Xinyi

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Deng, Xinyi (Beijing University of Techology) Statistical methods to analyze neural spiking activity

Coulson, Elizabeth

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Coulson, Elizabeth (University of Queensland) Loss of basal forebrain cholinergic neurons in Alzheimer’s disease and role of neurotrophins in the normal and pathological function of these neurons

Thompson-Schill, Sharon

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Thompson-Schill, Sharon (University of Pennsylvania), Cognitive neuroscience, memory, executive function.

 

Martin, Kelsey

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Martin, Kelsey (UCLA) Molecular and cell biological mechanisms underlying long-lasting memory, with a focus on changes in gene expression that mediate experience-dependent changes in neural circuitry

Quattrocolo, Giulia

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Quattrocolo, Giulia (Kavli Institute for Systems Neuroscience – NTNU) Development of the hippocampal circuit and of the hippocampal dependent behavior

Kastanenka, Ksenia  

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Kastanenka, Ksenia (Harvard Medical School) Role neural activity plays in onset and development of Alzheimer’s disease

Charpentier, Caroline

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Charpentier, Caroline (Caltech) Neuro-computational mechanisms of social learning and decision-making

Jafarpour, Anna

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Jafarpour, Anna (University of Washington) Neural circuits for perception and memory of lifelike sequences of events using intracranial EEG and computational techniques

Caras, Melissa

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Caras, Melissa (University of Maryland College Park) Neural basis of auditory plasticity and perceptual learning

Fonken, Yvonne

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Fonken, Yvonne (University of Oxford) Auditory- and visual prediction and hippocampal contributions to memory-driven expectations

Cummings, Kirstie

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Cummings, Kirstie (Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai) Cortical microcircuits underlying memory storage and expression

deBettencourt, Megan

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deBettencourt, Megan (University of Chicago) Cognitive neuroscience of attention and memory

Overstreet-Wadiche, Linda

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Overstreet-Wadiche, Linda (University of Alabama at Birmingham) Functional characteristics of neurons in the dentate gyrus

Carcea, Ioana

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Carcea, Ioana (Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey) Neural substrates for social learning, the representation of social contexts and maternal behaviors

Friedman, Allyson

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Friedman, Allyson (Hunter College, CUNY) Factors that alter neural circuit responses to influence stress susceptibility

Cowell, Rosie

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Cowell, Rosie (University of Massachusetts Amherst) Neural mechanisms of memory and vision; computational modelling, fMRI, behavioral studies

Cai, Denise

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Cai, Denise (Mount Sinai) Cellular and circuit mechanisms for how memories change across time and experience; development of open-source tools and neurotechnology

Viswanathan, Pooja

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Viswanathan, Pooja (The Rockefeller University) Neuronal mechanisms of social memory

Fioravante, Diasynou

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Fioravante, Diasynou (University of California, Davis) Neurophysiology of small neural networks for learning and memory

Keleman, Krystyna

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Keleman, Krystyna (Janelia Research Campus)  Fly courtship & memory; neural circuits & plasticity

Hermundstad, Ann

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Hermundstad, Ann (Janelia Research Campus) Normative approaches to understand internal representations that link sensation and action

DeNardo, Laura

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DeNardo, Laura (UCLA) Cortical circuits underlying adaptive behaviors

Boettiger, Charlotte

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Boettiger, Charlotte (University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill) Characterizing the neurobiology of neurocognitive abnormalities associated with addiction

Rangel, Lara M.

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Rangel, Lara M (UCSD) Neural rhythms in the hippocampus during associative memory processing

Uchida, Mitsuko

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Uchida, Mitsuko (Harvard Univ) Decision making and the basal ganglia

Chen, Yao

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Chen, Yao (Washington University, St Louis) Spatial and temporal dynamics of biological signals

Seo, Hyojung

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Seo, Hyojung (Yale Univ) Prefrontal mechanisms of decision-making and reinforcement learning

Sara, Susan J

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Sara, Susan J (Collège de France) Neurobiology of memory with focus on the noradrenergic nucleus Locus Coeruleus. Off-line memory consolidation during sleep oscillations

Arruda-Carvalho, Maithe

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Arruda-Carvalho, Maithe (University of Toronto Scarborough) Understanding how the maturation of sensitive brain circuits underlies the emergence of complex behaviour and sensitivity to stress in mice

Flagel, Shelly

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Flagel, Shelly (University of Michigan) Neural circuitry underlying individual differences in reward learning and addiction liability

Murray, Jennifer

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Murray, Jennifer (University of Guelph) Behavioural and neural mechanisms underlying interoceptive and motivational processing in addiction

Fyhn, Marianne

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Fyhn, Marianne (University of Oslo) Mechanisms underlying of the brain’s ability to change and learn from experiences

Baker, Kathryn

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Baker, Kathryn (UNSW Sydney) Neural mechanisms of fear and extinction memories in adolescence

Schon, Karin

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Schon, Karin (Boston University) Modulators of brain function and structure, including exercise, fitness, psychosocial stress, and aging

Chrastil, Elizabeth

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Chrastil, Elizabeth (Univ. California Santa Barbara) Brain mechanisms underlying spatial knowledge and navigation in humans

Vassena, Eliana

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Vassena, Eliana (Radboud University) Neurocomputational mechanisms underlying motivation, decision-making, effort and cognitive control

Izquierdo, Alicia

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Izquierdo, Alicia (UCLA) Neurobiological mechanisms of reward learning

Brown, Robyn

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Brown, Robyn (Florey Institute of Neuroscience and Mental Health) Neurobiological basis of addiction and pathological over-eating

Clemens, Kelly

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Clemens, Kelly (University of New South Wales) Behavioural neurobiology of nicotine addiction

Chaudhri, Nadia

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Chaudhri, Nadia (Concordia University) The neural basis of addiction and learning

Aton, Sara

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Aton, Sara (University of Michigan) Understanding effects of sensory experience and sleep on neural circuits, and mechanisms underlying nervous system plasticity and memory formation

Stern, Chantal

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Stern, Chantal (Boston University) Learning, memory, and navigation in the human brain

Davachi, Lila

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Davachi, Lila (Columbia University) Cognitive neuroscience of episodic memory, consolidation, event segmentation

Crook, Robyn

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Crook, Robyn (San Francisco State University) Somatosensation, nociceptive plasticity underlying adaptive behavior, and neural circuits generating pain-like behaviors in invertebrates

Williams, Megan

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Williams, Megan (University of Utah) The role of selective cell adhesion in synapse formation and function

Monteggia, Lisa

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Monteggia, Lisa (UT Southwestern) Synaptic mechanisms underlying psychiatric disorders and treatments

Volkow, Nora

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Volkow, Nora (National Institute on Drug Abuse) Neuroimaging of addiction, dopamine circuits

Stachenfeld, Kim

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Stachenfeld, Kim (Google DeepMind and Princeton) Reinforcement learning; how hippocampus supports model-based planning and learning; successor representation

Warburton, Clea

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Warburton, Clea (Bristol) Neural circuits and pharmacology of associative/recognition memory in rodents

Hakimi, Shabnam

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Hakimi, Shabnam (Duke University) Cognitive neuroscience of motivated learning and decision making with a focus on self regulation and behavior change

Heron, Rosalind

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Heron, Rosalind (University of Glasgow) Neuronal function in relation to learning and memory, the regulation of fat metabolism, and recovery from peripheral nerve damage

Rondi-Reig, Laure

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Rondi-Reig, Laure (Sorbonne University-UPMC) Neural bases of navigation and spatial memory: cerebellum and spatial cognition

Josselyn, Sheena

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Josselyn, Sheena (University of Toronto) Understanding how the brain encodes, stores, manipulates and extract information from memories

Berryhill, Marian

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Berryhill, Marian (University of Nevada) Neural correlates of human visual working memory and attention

Olson, Ingrid

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Olson, Ingrid (Temple University) Episodic memory, semantic memory, social cognition, diffusion imaging, connectivity

White, Stephanie A

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White, Stephanie A (UCLA) Social influence on learning using the learning of vocalizations in avian vocal learners as models

Hartley, Catherine

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Hartley, Catherine (NYU) Learning and decision-making across development

Calakos, Nicole

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Calakos, Nicole (Duke University) Synaptic plasticity mechanisms for adaptive & maladaptive behavior involving the basal ganglia

Ritchey, Maureen

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Ritchey, Maureen (Boston College) Cognitive neuroscience of memory, emotional memory

Rouault, Marion

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Rouault, Marion (University College London) Neurocognitive mechanisms underlying metacognition, learning and decision-making in humans

Giocomo, Lisa

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Giocomo, Lisa (Stanford University) Neural representations of spatial memory and navigation

Parfitt, Karen

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Parfitt, Karen (Pomona) LTP, aging, and developmental neuroscience

Seaman, Kendra

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Seaman, Kendra (Duke University) Intersections of learning, motivation, and decision making across the adult life span.

Nisky, Ilana

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Nisky, Ilana (Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Israel) Computational models and behavioral experiments of perception, action, and motor adaptation and learning, complex skill aquisition, haptics, robotics in medicine

Akrami, Athena

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Akrami, Athena (Princeton University) Neural circuits, memory and behavior

Likhtik, Ekaterina

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Likhtik, Ekaterina (Hunter College) Neural mechanisms of learning and emotional processing

Dus, Monica

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Dus, Monica (University of Michigan) Neuroepigenetics of feeding circuits in Drosophila

Cross, Emily

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Cross, Emily (Bangor  University) Experience-induced plasticity in brain and behaviour

Parker, Krystal

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Parker, Krystal (University of Iowa) Cerebellar-frontal circuitry in cognition and mood

Miller, Courtney

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Miller, Courtney (Scripps Research Institute) Therapeutic development of novel treatments for memory disorders

Kidd, Celeste

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Kidd, Celeste (Univ. of Rochester) Attention, curiosity, and learning using a combination of computational and behavioral methods

Janak, Patricia

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Janak, Patricia (Johns Hopkins) Behavioral and neural mechanisms of associative learning

Milton, Amy

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Milton, Amy (Univ. of Cambridge) Behavioural neuroscience of memory reconsolidation and mental health disorders

Kourtzi, Zoe

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Kourtzi, Zoe (Univ. of Cambridge) Learning and brain plasticity across the lifespan

Rajasethupathy, Priya

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Rajasethupathy, Priya (Rockefeller) Neural circuits supporting memory and cognition

Lerner, Talia

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Lerner, Talia (Northwestern) Neuromodulatory circuits regulating reward learning and motivation

Atlas, Lauren

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Atlas, Lauren (NIH) Influence of expectations and learning on pain and emotion

Veit, Lena

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Veit, Lena (UCSF) Context-dependent learning in songbirds

Makin, Tamar

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Makin, Tamar (UCL)  Brain plasticity and the neural basis of perception and action

Igloi, Kinga

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Igloi, Kinga (University of Geneva) Human Cognition- learning and memory

Alberini, Cristina

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Alberini, Cristina (NYU) Molecular mechanisms of Long-term memory

Phelps, Liz

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Phelps, Liz (NYU) Neuroscience of affect, learning and decisions

Ehrlich, Ingrid

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Ehrlich, Ingrid (University of Tuebingen) Cellular and synaptic basis of fear conditioning and extinction.

Monyer, Hannah

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Monyer, Hannah (University of Heidelberg) Neuronal synchrony and plasticity

Sargolini, Francesca

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Sargolini, Francesca (Aix-Maseille, France) Coding of spatial information in the hippocampal and entorhinal cortex.

Ravel, Nadine

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Ravel, Nadine (Lyon, France) Coding and memory in the olfactory system

Schiff, Hillary

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Schiff, Hillary (Stony Brook University) Threat learning in amygdala and sensory circuits

Stern, Sarah

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Stern, Sarah (Rockefeller University) Regulation of innate behaviors by learning

Steinberg, Elizabeth

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Steinberg, Elizabeth (Stanford) Physiology and function of neural circuits for reinforcement learning

Roux, Lisa

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Roux, Lisa (Bordeaux University) Oscillations and memory

Girardeau, Gabrielle

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Girardeau, Gabrielle (Inserm-Sorbonne Université) Hippocampus and amygdala activity, sleep, memory

Galliano, Elisa

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Galliano, Elisa (King’s College London/ Harvard University) Development, plasticity and learning in olfactory circuits

Garvert, Mona

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Garvert, Mona (Oxford) Learning, memory and decision making in the human brain

Trouche, Stephanie

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Trouche, Stephanie (Oxford) Neural circuits and mechanisms for spatio-contextual memories

Stensola, Hanne

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Stensola, Hanne (Champalimaud, Lisbon) Entorhinal and hippocampal spatial cognition systems

Gore, Felicity

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Gore, Felicity (Stanford) Neural circuits mediating motivated behavior

Desrochers, Theresa

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Desrochers, Theresa  (Brown University) Neural basis of behavioral sequence learning and control in cortical and striatal circuits through integrated studies in humans and animals

Burwell, Rebecca

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Burwell, Rebecca (Brown University) Structure and function of the cortical regions that surround the hippocampus

Kaun, Karla

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Kaun, Karla  (Brown University) Mechanisms of memory, reward and addiction in the fruit fly

Shansky, Becca

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Shansky, Becca (Northeastern) Sex-specific mechanisms of stress-induced plasticity

Zhang, Yun

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Zhang, Yun (Harvard University) Neural circuits underlying olfactory learning

Peterson, Mary

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Peterson, Mary (Univ. of Arizona) Visual Perception and Memory

Gall, Christine

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Gall, Christine (UC Irvine) Neuroplasticity and neuronal survival

Goshen, Inbal

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Goshen, Inbal (The Hebrew University) Hippocampal neurons and glia in recent and remote memory

Lin, Yingxi

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Lin, Yingxi (MIT) Neural plasticity, circuits and memory

Blackwell, Kim

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Blackwell, Kim (George Mason University) Signaling pathways involved in long term memory

Keck, Tara

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Keck, Tara (UCL) Imaging plasticity and adaptation of circuits in vivo

Beyeler, Anna

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Beyeler, Anna (University of Bordeaux) Causal manipulation of circuits and behavior

Takehara-Nishiuchi, Kaori

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Takehara-Nishiuchi, Kaori (University of Toronto) Physiological mechanisms underlying memory

Sereno, Anne

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Sereno, Anne (The University of Texas) Physiological mechanisms of attention and short-term memory

Hoffman, Kari

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Hoffman, Kari (Vanderbilt University) Neural mechanisms underlying perception and memory formation

Sangha, Susan

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Sangha, Susan (Purdue University) Neural circuitry of fear, safety and reward learning.

Skinner, Frances

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Skinner, Frances (Krembil Research Institute and Univ Toronto) Modeling cellular-based hippocampal activities

Harris, Kristen

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Harris, Kristen (U. Texas) Structural basis of learning and memory

Nedivi, Elly

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Nedivi, Elly (MIT) Structural Plasticity of adult sensory circuits

Davachi, Lila

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Davachi, Lila (NYU) Neural mechanisms of episodic memory

Kuhlman, Sandra

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Kuhlman, Sandra (Carnegie Mellon) Modification of sensory-motor circuits during learning

Kwag, Jeehyun

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Kwag, Jeehyun (Korea University, Seoul) Computational roles of inhibition in hippocampal learning and memory

Crook, Sharon

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Crook, Sharon (Arizona State) Dynamics of neurons and neural networks

Gjorgjieva, Julijana

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Gjorgjieva, Julijana (Max Planck Institute for Brain Research) Principles of neural coding and how synaptic plasticity shapes neural circuits

Bloodgood, Brenda

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Bloodgood, Brenda (UCSD) How neuronal computations change following an animal’s interactions with the environment

Barth, Alison

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Barth, Alison (Carnegie Mellon) Neural circuits of learning and memory

Moita, Marta

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Moita, Marta (Champalimaud, Portugal) Neural mechanisms of behavioral plasticity and memory

Jeffery, Kate

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Jeffery, Kate (UCL) Neural mechanisms of learning & memory and navigation

Cacucci, Francesca

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Cacucci, Francesca (UCL) The neural basis of spatial cognition, learning and memory

Buffalo, Beth

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Buffalo, Beth (U. Washington) Neural mechanisms of learning and memory

Barnes, Carol

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Barnes, Carol (University of Arizona) Hippocampus and spatial learning/memory

Moser, May-Britt

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Moser, May-Britt (Kavli Institute for Systems Neuroscience, Norwegian University of Science and Technology NTNU) Memory and navigation. Entorhinal cortex and hippocampus