Jacob Wilmot

Jacob Wilmot

Position Title
Graduate Student

  • Psychology Graduate Group
  • Major Professor: Brian Wiltgen

Research Description

Jacob has a long-term interest in examining the cellular and circuit-level mechanisms of learning and memory. His graduate project titled “Interrogating the role of hippocampal replay in systems consolidation” focuses on determining whether hippocampal-cortical interaction after memory formation is necessary for long- term memory consolidation

Education and Degree(s)
  • B.S. Biology and Neuroscience University of Delaware
Honors and Awards
  • Learning, Memory and Plasticity (LaMP) T32 2017-2018
  • Wilmot JH*, Puhger K* and Wiltgen BJ, 2019, Acute Disruption of the Dorsal Hippocampus Impairs the Encoding and Retrieval of Trace Fear Memories., Frontiers in behavioral neuroscience, 13:11. PMCID: PMC6548811
  • Krueger JN, Wilmot JH, Teratani-Ota Y, Puhger KR, Nemes SE, Crestani AP, Lafreniere MM and Wiltgen BJ, 2020, Amnesia for context fear is caused by widespread disruption of hippocampal activity., Neurobiology of learning and memory, 175:107295. PMID: 32822864