Killam Seminar Series: To & From: Hippobellum & LINCs

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The Killam Seminar Series at The Neuro

Supported by the generosity of the Killam Trusts, The Neuro’s Killam Seminar series hosts outstanding guest speakers whose research is of interest to the scientific community at The Neuro and McGill University.

Registration is available now on Eventbrite. ZOOM link sent to registrants.

Vimeo (livestreaming) https://vimeo.com/event/266553

Speaker: Dr. Esther Krook-Magnuson


The hippocampus is a well-studied structure, important for spatial navigation, learning, and memory.  The hippocampus, however, still contains secrets and does not work in a vacuum.  LINCs are a novel form of long-range inhibitory neuron in the hippocampus, which may be important for coordinating activity between the hippocampus and downstream structures.  The cerebellum, while classically viewed as a motor structure, is being increasingly recognized for its impact on cognitive domains.  Recent work has demonstrated that the cerebellum can influence the hippocampus, including place cells. 

The event will be live streamed via VIMEO.

Contact Information

Contact: 
Sasha Kelly
Organization: 
Montreal Neurological Institute-Hospital
Email: 
sasha.kelly [at] mcgill.ca
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