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MCCS-Asia 2019 in Seoul

Data: September 19 (Thursday) – 20 (Friday)

Venue: Mok-Am Hall, Bldg #500, Seoul National University (SNU)

September 19

8:30 Opening- Satoshi Kida (University of Tokyo, Japan)

Session 1 (8:40 – 10:20)

Chair: Bong-Kiun Kaang (SNU, Korea)

Alcino Silva (UCLA, USA)

Mechanisms underlying the role of post-natal immune activation in psychiatric disorders

Kaoru Inokuchi (University of Toyama, Japan)

Organization of memory engram

Denise Cai (Mount Sinai, USA)

The dynamic memory ensemble: changes across time and experience

Jin-Hee Han (KAIST, Korea)

Manipulation of fear memory allocation

Yong-Seok Lee (SNU, Korea)

Distinct cerebellar output networks modulating different emotional valences

Break (10:20-10:40)

Session 2 (10:40 – 12:20)

Chair: Hee-Sup Shin (IBS, Korea)

Eric Klann (NYU, USA)

Cell-type Specific Translation in Distinct Centrolateral Amygdala Interneurons is Required for

Emotional Memories

Haruhiko Bito (University of Tokyo, Japan)


Suk-Ho Lee (SNU, Korea)

Mossy fiber-dependent heterosynpatic regulation of perforant inputs in hippocampal CA3

pyramidal cells, and its computational perspectives

Guoqiang Bi (USTC, China)

High-throughput brain mapping with VISoR

Timothy Bredy (Queensland Brain Institute, Australia)

RNA modifications in learning and memory

Session 3 (13:30 – 15:10)

Chair: Satoshi Kida (University of Tokyo, Japan)

Ted Abel (University of Iowa, USA)

Male-specific deficits in reward learning in mouse models for neurodevelopmental disorders

Mauro Costa-Mattioli (Baylor College of Medicine, USA)


Kimiko Shimizu (University of Tokyo, Japan)

Mechanism of circadian regulation of hippocampus-dependent memory in mice

Anatol Kreitzer (UCSF, USA)

Striatum and motivation: a role for the indirect pathway in invigoration

Alain Chedotal (INSERM, France)

Function and evolution of commissural circuits