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Jerry Yin - "Drosophila memory Consolidation: Time is of the Essence"
Add to Calendar 2019-11-19T20:30:00 2019-11-19T21:30:00 UTC Jerry Yin - "Drosophila memory Consolidation: Time is of the Essence" Mueller Lab (8)
Start DateTue, Nov 19, 2019
3:30 PM
End DateTue, Nov 19, 2019
4:30 PM
Presented By
Department of Biology

Jerry Yin, Professor of Genetics at the University of Wisconsin-Madison

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Drosophila Memory Consolidation: Time is of the Essence

Historically, long-term memory has been defined as that component of sustained memory that requires de novo protein synthesis around the time of training.  With the ascendency of molecular neuroscience, this operational framework has become paradigmatic, even though behavioral experiments that define systems consolidation are at odds with this narrow framework.  We present preliminary, unpublished work that suggests that even in Drosophila, memory consolidation is a temporally and spatially complex process where numerous post-training "temporal windows" are important.