2016 MURI Winter Workshop on Memory Consolidation

Saturday, November 19, 2016
9:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.

Altman Clinical and Translational Research Institute Building - Auditorium
9452 Medical Center Drive
La Jolla, CA 92037





9:00-9:10 am - Terry Sejnowski (Salk Institute and UCSD)


9:10-10:10 am - Gyorgy Buzsaki (NYU)
Sleep homeostasis and memory consolidation

10:10-10:40 am Break

Session 1

10:40-11:20 am - Charan Ranganath (UC Davis)
Context, Salience, and Consolidation in the Human Hippocampus

11:20am-12:00 pm - Sara Mednick (UC Riverside)
Thalamocortical autonomic nervous system coupling during sleep boots memory consolidation

12:00-12:40 pm - James McGaugh (UC Irvine)
Making lasting memories

12:40-2:00 pm Lunch

Session 2

2:00-2:40 pm - Terry Sejnowski(Salk, UCSD)
Sleep spindles and memory consolidation

2:40-3:20 pm - Robert Stickgold (Harvard)
Sleep, Memory and Dreams: Putting It All Together

3:20-3:50 pm - Break

Session 3

3:50-4:30 pm - Eric Halgren (UCSD)
Waves and Memory

4:30-5:10 pm - Maxim Bazhenov (UCSD)
Intrinsic and synaptic mechanisms of sleep and memory consolidation



Maxim Bazhenov - Program-related questions

Khushbu Gokalgandhi - Logistics questions


Driving instructions:

  • The auditorium is located at the Altman Clinical and Translational Research Institute. Click on the following link for driving instructions.

Parking instructions:

  • Those with UCSD parking permits can park in the East Campus Parking Structure (map). Only A and B spots are available and UCSD permits must be on display.

  • Visitors: Use the new East Campus Parking Structure (map) next to the ACTRI Building. Enter at second driveway on the right. Remember the stall number. Pay stations are located next to the elevators. 

  • Parking Rates for Visitors: 

    • First 30 minutes grace

    • $4 for the first 2 hours

    • $1 for each additional hour up to $8 maximum per day

    • Complimentary disabled parking is available in metered and accessible spaces when you display a valid Disabled Person placard or plates

Faculty Spotlight

Tzyy-Ping Jung


Elevated to IEEE Fellow for contributions to blind source separation for biomedical applications.


Staff Spotlight

Lily Marapao

INC's Human Resource Manager is retiring from UCSD after 31 years.