2024 Joaquin Fuster Symposium

2024 Joaquin Fuster Symposium

April 29, 2024

9:00am – 5:00pm

The Future of Cognitive Neuroscience: Beyond Prefrontal Cortex,

Persistent Activity & Working Memory


The Prefrontal Cortex: From Bench to Bedside

Mark D’Esposito, MD

Professor, Neuroscience & Psychology, University of California, Berkeley

The Basal Ganglia and the Motivation to Act

Ann Graybiel, PhD

Institute Professor, Brain & Cognitive Sciences; & Investigator, McGovern

Institute for Brain Research, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Emergence of Functional Modularity in the Neocortex:

The Case of Persistent Activity

Xiao-Jing Wang, PhD

Professor, Neural Science, New York University    

Cognitive and Movement in Parkinson’s Disease

Michele Basso, PhD

Professor, Biological Structure, Physiology, and Biophysics,

University of Washington                      – and –

Testing Models of Persistent Activity:

Bridging Classical and Novel Approaches

Sufia Ahmad

Graduate Student, Psychiatry & Biobehavioral Sciences

and Ophthalmology (A. Huk’s Lab)        – and –

Alex Huk, PhD

Professor, Psychiatry & Biobehavioral Sciences and Ophthalmology;

and Director, Fuster Laboratory for Cognitive Neuroscience,

David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA  

Registration – https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdO9Xd400NVp7Ta9vlYKto7G7wGwciBva2_tYlfCuTvtiLybA/viewform

Contact – Alex Huk – AlexHuk@g.ucla.edu   

Website – https://bri.ucla.edu/calendar/

132 NRB