“The Hippocampus in Health and Disease” Symposium in UCC, Dec 15th

In recognition of the enormous contributions of Nobel Laureate John O’Keefe to neuroscience a symposium entitled “The Hippocampus in Health and Disease” will take place on Monday 15th December. Professor O’Keefe who has been jointly awarded the 2014 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine will deliver a lecture entitled ‘The Hippocampus as a Cognitive Map: an update’.

The symposium which is organised by Science Foundation Ireland-funded Investigators Dr Yvonne Nolan and Professor John F. Cryan also features a number of other Irish neuroscientists who work on hippocampal biology, and will prelude the honorary conferring ceremony for Nobel Laureate John O’Keefe.

Registration for the symposium is free. However, to facilitate planning please register your intention to attend by emailing hippocampus@ucc.ie before Friday 5th December 2014.

For further information on the symposium please see http://www.ucc.ie/en/hippocampus/

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Author: Shane O'Mara

Neuroscientist

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