Distinguished Professor
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)
Doctor of Philosophy
University of Utah
Bachelor of Science
Cook College, Rutgers University
A shared neural ensemble links distinct contextual memories encoded close in time
Encoding and storage of spatial information in the retrosplenial cortex
Molecular and cellular approaches to memory allocation in neural circuits
CREB regulates excitability and the allocation of memory to subsets of neurons in the amygdala
Neuronal competition and selection during memory formation
Alcino J. Silva pioneered the field of Molecular and Cellular Cognition, and in 2002 founded and became the first President of the Molecular and Cellular Cognition Society. In 2006/2007 Dr. Silva served as Scientific Director of the Intramural Program of the National Institute of Mental Health. He currently serves as the Director of The UCLA Integrative Center for Learning and Memory and is a Distinguished Professor in the Departments of Neurobiology, Psychiatry & Biobehavioral Sciences and Psychology at UCLA.