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Seminar Series

Seminars are held on Thursdays at 1:00 pm in the Hugh Robson Lecture Theatre and fortnightly on Monday at 1:00 pm in Chancellor's Building Lecture Theatre B, unless otherwise indicated.

CDBS seminar sponsors

Our seminars are sponsored in part by The Physiological Society, the Anne Rowling Regenerative Neurology Clinic, Alzheimer’s Research UK Scotland Network, the Edinburgh Centre for Multiple Sclerosis Research and the Euan MacDonald Centre.

the Physiological Society

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Anne Rowling Regenerative Neurology Clinic

Alzheimer’s Research UK Scotland Network

Euan MacDonald Centre

 

Circuits controlling initiation and maintenance of hunting behaviour in larval zebrafish

Dr Isaac Bianco, Sir Henry Dale Fellow, University College London

Monday 25th March 2019, 1pm, Lecture Theatre B, Chancellor's Building

Host: Prof David Lyons

Neural mechanisms of volitional movement

Dr Nuo Li, Baylor College of Medicine, Texas, USA

Tuesday 26th March 2019, 12.30pm, Gaddum Lecture Theatre, 1 George Square

Host: Prof Ian Duguid

AMPA receptor dysfunction in cognitive disorders

Professor Ana Luísa Carvalho, Centre for Neuroscience and cell biology, University of Coimbra, Portugal

Thursday 28th March 2019, 1pm,Hugh Robson Lecture Theatre

Host: Dr Emily Osterweil

***Live streamed to: Seminar Room 6 Chancellor's Building***

Mapping the dynamic structure of reflexive behaviour

Dr Liam Browne, Wellcome Trust & Royal Society Sir Henry Dale Fellow, University College London

Thursday 4th April 2019, 1pm, Hugh Robson Lecture Theatre

Host: Dr Carole Torsney

***Live streamed to: Seminar Room 6 Chancellor's Building***

University of Edinburgh - Digital Research Services Overview

David Fergusson, Head of Research Services & Kerry Miller, Research Data Management Support Officer, University of Edinburgh

Friday 5th April 2019, 1pm, Hugh Robson Lecture Theatre

Host: Prof David Wyllie

Insights on the tectum's functional connectivity in the zebrafish larva.

Dr German Sumbre, National Centre for Research, Paris

Monday 8th April 2019, 1pm, Lecture Theatre B, Chancellor's Building

Host: Dr Leah Herrgen

***Live streamed to:  Room G6 Hugh Robson Building***

Title TBC

Professor Clea Warburton, School of Physiology, Pharmacology & Neuroscience, University of Bristol

Monday 29th April 2019, 1pm, Lecture Theatre B, Chancellor's Building

Host: Dr Szu-Han Wang

***Live streamed to: Room G6, Hugh Robson Building***

An architectonic type principle integrates mammalian cortical architecture and connectivity

Dr Claus C. Hilgetag, Department of Computational Neuroscience, University Medical Center Hamburg

Thursday 9th May, 1pm, Hugh Robson Lecture Theatre

Host: Dr Gedi Luksys 

***Live streamed to: Seminar Room 6 Chancellor's Building***

Title TBC

Prof Kevin Fox, School of Biosciences, Cardiff University 

Thursday 16th May 2019, 1pm, Meadows Lecture Theatre - Doorway 4 - Teviot

Host: Prof Richard Ribchester 

***Live streamed to: Seminar Room 6 Chancellor's Building***

Title TBC

Dr Martin Meyer, Reader of Neuroscience, Kings Collage London

Monday 20th May 2019, 1pm, Lecture Theatre B, Chancellor's Building

Host: Dr Leah Herrgen

***Live streamed to: Room G6, Hugh Robson Building***

Genes & Development Symposium

Speakers include Dr Denis Jabaudon, University of Geneva

Wednesday 29th May 2019, 1.00 - 5.00pm, Hugh Robson Lecture Theatre

Host: Dr John Mason

Arc/Arg3.1 as a major coordinator of cognition

Sonia Correa, Reader in Pharmacology, School of Pharmacy and Medical Sciences - University of Bradford

Thursday 30th May 2019, 1pm, Hugh Robson Lecture Theatre

Host: Dr Lucy Privitera

***Live streamed to: Seminar Room 6 Chancellor's Building***