John Lisman

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Professor of Biology Amplification and Switching in Signal Transduction and Memory.

My laboratory is interested in two questions: the mechanisms of memory in the brain and the mechanisms of phototransduction in photoreceptors. In both cases, we seek to determine how chemical and electrical processes can work as a system to perform physiological function.

John Lisman : The neural systems for spatial localization and exploration: role of 10 identified cell types

Thursday, 3 September, 2015 - 09:30 to 11:00

The hippocampal/entorhinal place system has many cell types, but how they function together remains unclear. Here we propose that the fundamental function of grid cells is to produce mind-travel, a process that allows access to associations with potential upcoming positions.

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