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CRM > English > Activities > Curs 2016-2017 > SYMPOSIA ON MEMORY
General Information
Dates: March 6 to 10, 2017
​From Monday to Thursday: Auditori, Centre de Recerca Matemàtica​​
Friday: room "Prat de la Riba", Institut d'Estudis Catalans​

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The Symposia on Memory will be a week-long series of special topics. Each day we will focus on one specific topic: 5-6  presentations from top researchers  will be interspersed with extended discussion. 
Topics include: sleep, hippocampal function, learning, plasticity, the molecular basis of memory, and more.
​Scientific Committee
Nicolas Brunel University of Chicago
Sandro Romani Janelia Research Campus
Alex Roxin (coordinator) Centre de Recerca Matemàtica​
JanBornUniversität Tübingen
NicolasBrunelUniversity of Chicago
ClaudiaClopathImperial College London
JozsefCsicsvariInstitute of Science and Technology (Austria)
HowardEichenbaumBoston University
Robert CrooksFroemkeNew York University
StefanoFusiColumbia University
WulframGerstnerLaboratory of Computational Neuroscience
MichaelGraupnerUniversité Paris Descartes
MichaelHasselmoBoston University
EdvardIngjaldNorwegian University of Science and Technology
VivekJayaramanJanelia Research Campus
AlbertLeeJanelia Research Campus
JohnLismanBrandeis University
JeffMageeJanelia Research Campus
PanayiotaPoiraziFORTH-Inst. of Molecular Biology & Biotechnology
SandroRomaniJanelia Research Campus
AlexRoxinCentre de Recerca Matemàtica
HarelShouvalUniversity of Texas
NelsonSprustonJanelia Research Campus
AlessandroTrevesScuola Intern. Sup. di Studi Avanzati (SISSA)
MishaTsodyksWeizmann Institute of Science
YanivZivWeizmann Institute
MichaëlZugaroCollège de France / CNRS / INSERM
Junior registration fee: 300€ (Phd students and post-docs)
Senior registration fee:  470€
Deadline for registration: *Extended until February 27th, 2017 (or until seats are filled)
Registration includes: Documentation package, coffee breaks, and a conference dinner
You will be able to  pay by card or bank transfer through the on-line registration system​​
Dual registration offer (closed)
Participants of the Simposia interested in participating in the Memory School​ may take advantage of the Special dual registration. This offer is ONLY for participants who belong to the "BARCCSYN" community. More information and dual registration 
One-day registration
We are also offering the opportunity to register only to attend one day within the week-long Symposia. Interested participants can take advantage of this modality clicking here.
Refund policy:
The registration fee depends on the date of the payment.
Cancellations received 1 month before the start of the activity will incur in an administrative fee of 50% of the total amount.
Cancellations received less than one month prior to the start of the activity are not refundable.
Poster Presentations
The symposia provide an ideal setting for you to present your work in poster format to top researchers in the fields of learning and memory. If you wish to present a poster please send an abstract (both in .tex and .pdf format) to (Please include the name of the activity on the subject of the mail and your complete name)
Deadline for proposals: January 31st, 2017
Contributed talks
We will be choosing a limited number of exceptional abstracts for contributed talks. Contributions may be experimental, theoretical or both, and should address the topic of memory.  Please limit abstracts to one page of text, not including figures.  Send abstracts (pdf and tex files) to the following address:​ (Please include the name of the activity on the subject of the mail and your complete name)
Deadline for application:  January 31st, 2017
Lodging information
For lodging in the area please click here​
For off-campus and family accommodation click here​​​​
This program is made possible in part by the generous support from the Simons Foundation​, the HHMI Janelia Research Campus​, and the Institut d'Investigacions Biomèdiques August Pi i Sunyer​
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Contact information
If you have any questions please contact the
research program's coordinator Ms. Núria Hernandez at​