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"Representing rewarding and emotionally relevant stimuli in hippocampal circuits," by Mazen Kheirbek, PhD, Associate Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Center for Integrative Neuroscience, Weill Institute for Neurosciences, University of California San Francisco

Event Type
Seminar/Symposium
Sponsor
Neuroscience Program
Location
Beckman Institute 2269 - 2nd Floor Tower Room
Date
Apr 5, 2022   4:00 pm  
Speaker
Mazen Kheirbek, University of California San Francisco
Contact
Neuroscience Program
E-Mail
nsp@life.illinois.edu
Phone
217-300-7978
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Neuroscience Program Seminars

In this seminar I will discuss our recent work aimed at understaning how behaviorally meaningful stimuli are encoded within ensembles of hippocampal neurons, and how these representations are modified by learning. Specifically, I will present work on how the mouse dentate gyrus discriminates olfactory information through learning, and how the the ventral hippocampus is organized to encode emotionally relevent stimuli. 

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