Linking memories with synaptic capture and excitability

Dr. Kastellakis’s research on the cellular mechanisms that facilitate learning and memory is gaining momentum among peers in the field. On 13-14 July, he gave an invited talk on the subject, with the title: “Linking memories with synaptic capture and excitability”, at the “Neuroplasticity: from Bench to Machine” Workshop, organized by the University of Surrey. If interested to learn more, take a look at the papers below:


Hotspots of dendritic spine turnover facilitate clustered spine addition and learning and memory.
Frank A.C., Huang S., Zhou M., Gdalyahu A., Kastellakis G., Silva T.K., Lu E., Wen X., Poirazi P., Trachtenberg J.T., Silva A.J.
Nat Commun. 2018 January. | DOI: 10.1038/s41467-017-02751-2

Linking Memories across Time via Neuronal and Dendritic Overlaps in Model Neurons with Active Dendrites
Kastellakis, G., Silva, A.J., Poirazi, P.
Cell Reports. 2016 Nov | DOI: 10.1016/j.celrep.2016.10.015

Synaptic clustering within dendrites: An emerging theory of memory formation
Kastellakis, G., Cai, D.J., Mednick, S.C., Silva, A.J., Poirazi, P.
Prog Neurobiol. 2015 Mar | DOI: 10.1016/j.pneurobio.2014.12.002