CA2 - big news from a tiny region

Big news from a tiny region: The role of hippocampal region CA2 in information processing and epilepsy.

We are very happy to invite you to this half-day symposium on February 16, 2023, at our Lecture Hall or via zoom, to share novel insights into CA2’s role in memory processing and disease.

Speakers & Agenda

14:00 Welcome & introduction
14:15 Thomas McHugh (Riken Brain Science, Japan): Behavioral status modulates CA2 influence on hippocampal network dynamics (virtual talk)
15:00 Rebecca Piskorowski (Institute of Psychiatry and Neuroscience of Paris Inserm, France): Environmental enrichment and social isolation modulate inhibitory transmission and plasticity in hippocampal area CA2
15:45 Coffee break
16:15 Ute Häussler (University of Freiburg, Germany): Integration of the CA2 region in the hippocampal network during epileptogenesis
17:00 Tristan Manfred Stöber (Ruhr Universität Bochum & Universitätsklinikum Frankfurt, Germany): Cooperate to compete – Identifying a potential role for hippocampal region CA2 in episodic memory formation
17:45 Meet & mingle + food

Please note: these times are given in Central European Time (CET).

Organizers & Registration

Tristan Manfred Stöber, Peter Jedlička, Hermann Cuntz

Participation is free of charge. To register and for further information please write to stoeber(at)

This symposiun is supported and co-organized by the GRADE Initiative Learning in Spiking Neural Networks and the GRADE Center Brain.

Participation on-site & via zoom

The venue is the Ernst Strüngmann Institute (ESI) for Neuroscience, Deutschordenstraße 46, 60528 Frankfurt am Main, Germany.

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