Centre for Neuroregeneration

2016/2017 Neuroscience Seminar Series

Details of the Centre for Neuroregeneration's Neuroscience Seminar Series

 

CNR presents a fortnightly seminar series, which is co-sponsored by the Anne Rowling Regenerative Neurology Clinic, Alzheimer’s Research UK Scotland Network, the Edinburgh Centre for Multiple Sclerosis Research and the Euan MacDonald Centre.

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These seminars offer a wide range of internal and external speakers, from postgraduate students to internationally-renowned scientists.

Check each seminar listing below for details of time and venue. Map and directions are on our Contact Us page.

Anne Rowling Regenerative Neurology Clinic

Alzheimer’s Research UK Scotland Network

Euan MacDonald Centre

 

2017-2018 Neuroscience Seminar Schedule 

Apolipoprotein E and Amyloid beta: Old dogs, new tricks

Professor Eloise Hudry, Instructor in Neurology, Harvard Medical School

16th October 2017, Lecture Theatre B, Chancellors Building, at 13:00.

Host: Professor Tara Spiers-Jones

Impaired cortical and hippocampal speed coding in mouse models of dementia

Dr Jonathan Brown, University of Exeter Medical School.

23rd October 2017, Lecture Theatre B, Chancellors Building, at 13:00.

Host: Professor Karen Horsburgh

 

Reconsolidation: Updating and strengthening memories

Dr Joff Lee, School of Psychology, University of Birmingham

30th October 2017, Lecture Theatre B, Chancellors Building, at 13:00.

Host: Dr Szu-Han Wang

The impact of obesity on stroke: Evidence from preclinical studies

Dr Catherine Lawrence, University of Manchester. 

13th November 2017, Lecture Theatre B, Chancellors Building, at 13:00.

Host: Dr Jill Fowler

Title to be confirmed

Dr Stefan Pulver, University of St Andrews.

11th December 2017, Lecture Theatre B, Chancellors Building, at 13:00.

Host: Dr HongYan Zhang

 

 

Title to be confirmed

Professor Oscar Marin, King's College London.

15th January 2018, Lecture Theatre B, Chancellors Building, at 13:00.

Host: Professor Seth Grant

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Title to be confirmed

Professor Carmen Birchmeier-Kohler, Max Delbrück Center for Molecular Medicine (MDC)

29th January 2018, Lecture Theatre B, Chancellors Building, at 13:00.

Host: Professor Catherina Becker

​​​​​Schwann cells and the control of peripheral nerve repair

Title to be confirmed

Professor Lynda Erskine, The Institute of Medical Sciences, University of Aberdeen

26th February 2018, Lecture Theatre B, Chancellors Building, at 13:00.

Host:  Dr Thomas Becker

 

Title to be confirmed

Dr Paul Heppenstall, EMBL Rome

12th March 2018, Lecture Theatre B, Chancellors Building, at 13:00.

Host:  Professor Peter Brophy

Title to be confirmed

Dr Kristian Franze, Department of Physiology, Development and Neuroscience,  University of Cambridge

23rd April Lecture Theatre B, Chancellors Building, at 13:00.

Host:  Dr Leah Herrgen

Title to be confirmed

Dr Catherine Faivre-Sarrailh, Senior Research Scientist, Aix-Marseille University

18th June 2018, Lecture Theatre B, Chancellors Building, at 13:00.

Host: Professor Dies Meijer