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

 

 2016-2017 Seminar Schedule 

 

Information Storage in Memory Engrams

Dr Tomás Ryan, School of Biochemistry and Inmunology, University of Dublin

5th June, Lecture Theatre B, Chancellors Building, at 13:00.

Host: Professor Seth Grant

Microglial dynamics in health and disease

Dr. Diego Gomez-Nicola, University of Southampton

19th June, Lecture Theatre B, Chancellors Building, at 13:00.

Host: Professor Karen Horsburgh

 

​2016/2017 Previous Seminars

 

Modulation of axonal transport in neurodegeneration

Left-right asymmetry of hippocampal synaptic connection

Professor Ryuichi Shigemoto , Institute of Science and Technology, Austria

10th October 2016, Lecture Theatre B, Chancellors Building, at 13:00.

Host: Dr Noboru Komiyama

Axonal-soma signalling for axonal regeneration after injury

Context and timing determine the functional outcome of fibroblast growth factor signalling in multiple sclerosis

Regeneration by Chromatin-Remodeling Enzymes in Myelinating Glia

Professor Claire Jacob, Department of Biology, University of Fribourg

7th November 2016, Lecture Theatre B, Chancellors Building, at 13:00.

Host: Professor Dies Meijer

 

Trafficking and function of voltage-gated calcium channels in neurons

Modelling the healthy and diseased human nervous system - 2D versus 3D

Dr Patrizia Ferretti, Institute of Child Health, University College London

5th December 2016, Lecture Theatre B, Chancellors Building, at 13:00.

Host: Dr Leah Herrgen

Utilizing zebrafish for new insights into the ontogeny of microglia, the macrophages of the central nervous system

Dr Valerie Wittamer, Developmental Biology, Cell Biology, Immunology, Université Libre de Bruxelles

12th December 2016, Lecture Theatre B, Chancellors Building, at 13:00.

Host: Dr Dirk Sieger

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From place cells to pillows: cross-species links between psychiatric risk genes and neural network dysfunction

Dr Matt Jones, School of Physiology, Pharmacology & Neuroscience, University of Bristol

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

Host: Professor Seth Grant

Restoring function after spinal cord injury: targeting glial scar matrix and endogenous repair processes

Dr Elizabeth Bradbury, Wolfson Centre for Age-Related Diseases, Kings College London

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

Host: Professor Catherina Becker

 

From the baker to the bedside: deciphering the molecular basis of synucleinopathies

Microglial immunophenotype in dementia

Dr Delphine Boche, Clinical & Experimental Sciences, University of Southampton

20th February 2017, Lecture Theatre B, Chancellors Building, at 13:00.

Host: Dr Jill Fowler

Please note that this Seminar will be streamed live in Hugh Robson Building, George Square, room G6

Frontotemporal Spectrum Disorder in Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS-FTSD)

 

Distinct modes of oligodendrocyte versus astrocyte migration: Brain development and cancer

Professor David H Rowitch, Professor and Head, Department of Paediatrics Wellcome Trust Senior Investigator,Wellcome Trust-MRC Stem Cell Institute, University of Cambridge

20th March 2017, Lecture Theatre B, Chancellors Building, at 12:45.

Host: Professor David Lyons

Please note that this Seminar will be streamed live in Hugh Robson Building, George Square, room G6

 

A functional perspective on neocortical grey matter myelination

Professor Maarten Kole, Cell Biology, Faculty of Science, University of Utrecht

3rd April, Lecture Theatre B, Chancellors Building, at 13:00.

Host: Professor Dies Meijer

Please note that this Seminar will be streamed live in Hugh Robson Building, George Square, room G6

 

Light on an ancestral sensory interface linking cerebrospinal fluid to motor circuits in vertebrates

Dr Claire Wyart, Brain and Spine Institute (Institut du Cerveau et de la Moelle epinere, ICM)

8th May, Lecture Theatre B, Chancellors Building, at 13:00.

Host: Professor Catherina Becker

***This seminar is being live-streamed in room 174,Hugh Robson Building, George Square***