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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

 

 

Leukodystrophies: much more than diseases of myelin

Dr Marianna Bugiani, Amsterdam Neuroscience, VU University Medical Centre Amsterdam

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

Host:  Prof Anna Williams

***Live Streamed to: Room G6 HRB***

Plasticity and the Engram

Dr Tomás Ryan, Associate Professor, School of Biochemistry & Immunology, Trinity Biomedical Sciences Institutes (TBSI), Trinity College Dublin

Tuesday 3rd December 2019, 1pm, Gaddum Lecture Theatre

Host: Dr Francesco Gobbo 

***Live Streamed to: Micro Lab 2 (GU303), Chancellor's Building***

The hunt for the mechanotransduction ion channel and noise-induced hearing loss in a tympanal insect ear

Dr Ben Warren, Royal Society University Research Fellow, Department of Neuroscience, Psychology and Behaviour, University of Leicester

Thursday 5th December 2019, 1pm, Hugh Robson Building Lecture Theatre

Host: Prof Andrew Jarman

***Live Streamed to: Seminar Room 6, Chancellor's Building***

SIDB Seminar - Hippocampal CA2 control of social behaviors

Dr Félix Leroy, Columbia University, New York City, NY, United States 

Monday 9th December 2019, 1pm, Hugh Robson Lecture Theatre

Host: Prof Matt Nolan 

Mini Symposium - Inflammation In Neurological Conditions

Title tbc

Prof Nils Brose, Max Planck Institute for Experimental Medicine, Göttingen Graduate Center for Neurosciences, Biophysics, and Molecular Biosciences

Monday 16th December 2019, 1pm, Lecture Theatre B, Chancellor's Building

Host: Prof Seth Grant

***Live Streamed to: Room G6 HRB***

Title tbc

Prof Ellen Nollen, European Research Institute for the Biology of Ageing, ERIBA (Netherlands)

Thursday 23rd January 2020, 1pm, Hugh Robson Building Lecture Theatre

Host: Dr Maria Doitsidou

***Live Streamed to: Seminar Room 6, Chancellor's Building***

Title tbc

Dr Serena Dudek, Senior Investigator, Neurobiology Laboratory / Synaptic & Developmental Plasticity Group, NIEHS, North Carolina, US

Thursday 6th February 2020, 1pm, Hugh Robson Building Lecture Theatre

Host: Dr Lucy Privitera

***Live Streamed to: Seminar Room 6, Chancellor's Building***

Title tbc

Dr Maria-Cecilia Angulo, Research Director at CNRS, Laboratory of Neurophysiology and New Microscopies, École des Neurosciences de Paris Île-de-France 

Monday 17th February 2020, 1pm, Lecture Theatre B, Chancellor's Building

Host: Prof David Lyons

***Live Streamed to: Room G6 HRB***

Adaptive neural circuits underlying flexible visual behaviour

Dr Adil Khan, Sir Henry Dale Research Fellow, Centre for Developmental Neurobiology, King's College London

Thursday 20th February 2020, 1pm, Hugh Robson Building Lecture Theatre

Host: Prof Matthew Nolan

***Live Streamed to: Seminar Room 6, Chancellor's Building***

Title tbc

Dr Natalia Kononenko, Research Group Leader, CECAD Research Center, University of Cologne

Thursday 5th March 2020, 1pm, Hugh Robson Building Lecture Theatre

Host: Prof Mike Cousin 

***Live Streamed to: Seminar Room 6, Chancellor's Building***

Title tbc

Dr James Cox, Senior Lecturer, Molecular Nociception Group, Wolfson Institute for Biomedical Research, UCL

Thursday 2nd April 2020, 1pm, Hugh Robson Building Lecture Theatre

Host: Dr Carole Torsney

***Live Streamed to: Seminar Room 6, Chancellor's Building***

Generation of episodic activity in a neuroendocrine motor neuron controlling fertility

Prof Allan E. Herbison, Professor of Neuroendocrinology, Department of Physiology, Development and Neuroscience, University of Cambridge, UK

Thursday 14th May 2020, 1pm, Hugh Robson Building Lecture Theatre

Host: Dr Nicola Romano

***Live Streamed to: Seminar Room 6, Chancellor's Building***