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 

 

The impact of obesity and diet on stroke and Alzheimer’s Disease: Evidence from preclinical studies

Neural control of locomotion in larval Drosophila

Dr. Stefan Pulver, Lecturer in Neuroscience, University of St Andrews.

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

Host: Dr HongYan Zhang

Title to be confirmed

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

Title to be confirmed

Dr. Paul Heppenstall, European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL), Italy

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

Host:  Professor Peter Brophy

Title to be confirmed

Title to be confirmed

 

2017-2018 Past Neuroscience Seminars 

 

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 Spire-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. Jonathan Lee, School of Psychology, University of Birmingham

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

Host: Dr Szu-Han Wang