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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

 

 

MicroRNAs and extracellular vesicles in ischaemic stroke

Dr Lorraine Work, Reader, Institute of Cardiovascular & Medical Sciences, Unversity of Glasgow

Monday 3rd February 2020, 1pm, Lecture Theatre B, Chancellor's Building

Host: Dr Laura McCulloch

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

SIDB Seminar -  Tracking cell ensemble dynamics and information representation in prefrontal cortical networks across learning

Regulation of Synaptic Plasticity in Hippocampal Area CA2

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

Nathalie Rochefort will be hosting a Women in Science Meeting with Serena Dudek at 4.15pm, Room 174, Hugh Robson Building

Mini Symposium -  SEALING THE LOOP: Bridging the latest Neuroscience approaches

Speakers include: Professor Bruno Frenguelli and Professor Richard Morris 

Friday 7th February 2020, 10 - 1pm, Hugh Robson Building Lecture Theatre

Host: Dr Lucy Privitera

***Please click here for more details and to register***

Role of neuron-oligodendroglia interactions in the construction and function of cortical circuits

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***

One-way ticket for a ride: how endocytic proteins prevent neurodegeneration in the brain

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***

The importance of lipids for mitochondrial function in Parkinson’s Disease

Dr Melissa Vos, Research Group Leader, Institute of Neurogenetics, University of Lübeck

Thursday 19th March 2020, 1pm, Hugh Robson Building Lecture Theatre

Host: Dr Maria Doitsidou

***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***

Title tbc

Dr Scott Miners, Reasearch Associate, Institute of Clinical Neurosciences, Univeristy of Bristol

Monday 27th April 2020, 1pm, Lecture Theatre B, Chancellor's Building

Host: Dr Jill Fowler

Title tbc

Prof Michela Matteoli, Director of Neurological Research Area and Head of Lab, Humanitas Clinical and Research Center

Thursday 30th April 2020, 1pm, Hugh Robson Building Lecture Theatre

Host: Makis Tzioras

***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***

Joint CDBS/CVS Seminar - Title tbc

Prof David Attwell, Jodrell Professor of Physiology, University College London

Monday 6th June 2020, Wellcome Trust Lecture Theatre