NCMM Tuesday Seminar: Marianne Fyhn

NCMM Associate Investigator, Marianne Fyhn (Professor Section for Physiology and Cell Biology, Department of Biosciences, UiO), will present her research as part of the NCMM Tuesday Seminar series.

The role of perineuronal nets in stabilizing network activity during memory processing.

In her seminar Professor Marianne Fyhn will explain some of her recent work trying to understand how specialized extracellular matrix molecules, called perineuronal nets (PNNs), may be involved in limiting brain plasticity in the adult brain.  PNNs enwrap subpopulations of neurons when the juvenile brain matures into adulthood. It is well established by Fyhn and others that PNNs seem to restrict adult brain plasticity. In her seminar, Fyhn will explain how PNNs are involved in recall of remote memories and how they seem to stabilize grid cells that are thought to be essential for our sense of direction.  

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Published Feb. 10, 2021 9:18 PM - Last modified June 16, 2021 11:54 AM