Centre for Discovery Brain Sciences

Seminar Series

Information on upcoming Seminars & Events

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 website

Anne Rowling Regenerative Neurology Clinic

Alzheimer’s Research UK Scotland Network

the Physiological Society

Euan MacDonald Centre

 

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

 

Cryo-electron tomography of intact human spermatozoa reveals TAILS - an interrupted helical structure in the microtubule lumen

Professor Johanna Höög (University of Gothenburg, Sweden)

25 January, 1:00 pm, Gaddums Lecture Theatre (1 George Square) 

Host: Dr Emanuel Busch

Hindbrain centers that control and coordinate breathing and vocalization

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

Synaptic pruning by microglia in health and disease

Dr. Rosachiara Paolicelli (University of Zurich)

1 February, 1:00 pm, Hugh Robson Building Lecture Theatre

Host:  Dr Chris Henstridge

​​​​​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

 

New optical probes for TRP channels ­ spotlight on the lipid-gating machinery

Title to be confirmed

Juvenile NMDA receptors: gate-keepers of brain development and cognition

Dr. Isabel Pérez-Otaño, Instituto de Neurociencias de Alicante

8th March, 1:00 pm, Hugh Robson Building Lecture Theatre

Host:  Professor David Wyllie

 

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

A deep-superficial sublayer perspective of hippocampal function

Dr. Liset Menéndez de la Prida, Instituto Cajal, Madrid

 26th April 1:00 pm, Hugh Robson Building Lecture Theatre

Host:  Professor Matt Nolan

 

Title TBC 

Brain oxygen sensing