WCNP 2020 – 32nd Annual Meeting

: Symposia :

Note for Presenters: There will be provisions for PowerPoint presentations ONLY, i.e. no slides, overheads, etc. A laptop computer (PC compatible) with a computer projector will be available. The laptop has CD/DVD Rom drive and a USB port for those that wish to load their presentations on this computer.

The Richard F. Thompson New Concepts Session
Chair: Janelle C. LeBoutillier
Participants:  Open to all participants.  Five minute PowerPoint presentations on new ideas, findings or techniques. All participants in the New Concepts session MUST load their presentation on the conference computer prior to this session.  Please bring your CD, DVD or Memory Stick to the meeting room one hour prior to the session.

Saving Six Million Minds?
Chair: Paul Solomon
Participants: Elizabeth Vassey, Michael Pontecorvo, and Paul Solomon.

Evolution of Memory Circuit Architecture
Co-Chairs: Mani Ramaswami and Cory Root
Participants: Sophie Caron, Scott Waddell, Paul Frankland, Cory Root and Mani Ramaswami.

Defining and Investigating Fear and Why It Matters
Chair: Michael Fanselow
Participants: Dean Mobbs, Joseph LeDoux, Kay Tye, Daniela
Schiller and Michael Fanselow.

Neuroeconomics – from Cells to Networks
Chair: Philippe Tobler
Participants: Paul Glimcher, Angela Langdon, Tobias Kalenscher and Ifat Levy.

Impact of Neurometabolism on Cognitive Health
Chair: Sara Burke
Participants: Donna Korol, Gyorgy Buzsaki, Paul Gold, Marcus Raichle and Sara Burke.

Plasticity in Homeostatic and Reward Circuitry Regulating Food Intake and
Energy Homeostasis

Chair: Kristen O'Connell
Participants: Maribel Rios, Lisa Beutler and Kristen O'Connell.

New Ideas on the Role of the Cerebellum in Cognition
Chair: Barbara Knowlton
Participants: Jessica Bernard, Paul Mathews, Aaron Mattfeld and Dagmar Timmann.

Taking a Step up the Ladder of Cortical Circuit Organization: From Single Units to Multi-Neuronal Assemblies
Chair: Stelios Smirnakis
Participants: Andreas Tolias, Rafael Yuste, Peyman Golshani and Stelios Smirnakis.

Neuro-ecology of Fear
Chair: Jeansok Kim
Participants: Avishek Adhikari, Newton Canteras, June-Seek Choi, and Fred Helmstetter.

What We Can Learn from Human Single Neuron Recordings About Neural Mechanisms Underlying Learning and Memory
Chair: Simon Hanslmayr
Participants: Florian Mormann, Leila Reddy, Josh Jacobs, Nanthia Suthana and Simon Hanslymayr.