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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

 

Illuminating the TRPC gating machinery - novel aspects of photopharmacology and optochemical genetics of TRPC channels

Dr Jemeen Sreedharan, Cambridge Neuroscience, University of Cambridge

Thursday 13th September, 1:00 pm, Hugh Robson Lecture Theatre

Host: Dr Chris Henstridge

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

Title TBC

Professor Thorsten Hoppe, Institute of Genetics, University of Cologne, Germany

Thursday 20th September, 1:00 pm, Hugh Robson Lecture Theatre

Host: Professor Emanuel Busch

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

Actinopathies: From Mutations To Treatment

Dr Julien Ochala, Reader in Muscle Physiology, Fellow of the Higher Education Academy, King's College London

Thursday 27th September, 1:00 pm, Hugh Robson Lecture Theatre

Host: Dr Robin Beaven 

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

How can I generate maximum impact from my research?

Professor Keith Finlayson, Edinburgh Innovations & Professor Mike Capaldi, Medicial Innovations - University of Edinburgh

Thursday 4th October 2018, 1:00 pm, Hugh Robson Lecture Theatre

Host: Professor David Wyllie with Dr Karen Smillie & Dr Chris Henstridge

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

 

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

Professor Isabel Pérez-Otaño, Instituto de Neurociencias de Alicante, Spain

Thursday 11th October 2018, 1:00 pm, Hugh Robson Lecture Theatre

Host: Professor David Wyllie

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

 

Mary Pickford Lecture

Professor Maria Spillantini, Professor of Molecular Neurology Dept Clinical Neurosciences - University of Cambridge

Thursday 18th October 2018, 1:00 pm, Hugh Robson Lecture Theatre

Host: Professor David Wyllie

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

Dr Claire Durrant, Department of Clinical Neurosciences, Cambridge Neuroscience, University of Cambridge

Thursday 25th October 2018, 1:00 pm, Hugh Robson Lecture Theatre

Host: Professor Tara Spires-Jones

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

 

Title TBC

Dr Anne Régnier-Vigouroux, Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz, Germany

Monday 29th October 2018, 1:00 pm, Lecture Theatre B, Chancellor's Building

Host: Dr Dirk Sieger 

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

 

Title TBC

Professor Klaus Groschner, Institute of Biophysics, Medical University of Graz

Thursday 8th November 2018, 1:00 pm, Hugh Robson Lecture Theatre

Host: Professor Mark Evans

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

GL BROWN LECTURE -  Seeing depth with two eyes: the binocular physiology of 3D space

Professor Andrew Parker, Department of Phsiologoy, Anatomy and Genetics, University of Oxford

Thursday 15th November 2018, 1:00 pm, Hugh Robson Lecture Theatre

Host: Professor David Wyllie

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

 

GL BROWN LECTURE -  Seeing depth with two eyes: the binocular physiology of 3D space

Professor Andrew Parker, Department of Phsiologoy, Anatomy and Genetics, University of Oxford

Thursday 15th November 2018, 1:00 pm, Hugh Robson Lecture Theatre

Host: Professor David Wyllie

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

Title TBC

Professor Steve McMahon, Wolfson Centre for Age-Related Diseases, Kings College London

Monday 19th November 2018, 1:00 pm, Lecture Theatre B, Chancellor's Building

Host: Professor Peter Brophy

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

Title TBC

Professor Simon Schultz, Faculty of Engineering, Department of Bioengineering, Imperial College London

Thursday 22nd November 2018, 1:00 pm, Hugh Robson Lecture Theatre

Host: Professor Richard Morris

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

 

Title TBC

Professor Andras Simon, Department of Molecular Biology, Karolinska Institutet, Sweden

Monday 26th November 2018, 1:00 pm, Lecture Theatre B, Chancellor's Building

Host: Dr Thomas Becker

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

Title TBC

Professor Ans van Pelt, Center for Reproductive Medicine,  UMC Amsterdam

Thursday 29th November 2018, 1:00 pm, Hugh Robson Lecture Theatre

Host: Dr Federica Lopes

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

Title TBC

Professor Rohini Kuner, Department of Pharmacology, University of Heidelberg

Thursday 13th December 2018, 1:00 pm, Hugh Robson Lecture Theatre

Host: Dr Carole Torsney

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

 

Title TBC

Professor Michael Schäfer, Department of Anesthesiology and Focus Program Translational Neurosciences, University Medical Center of the Johannes Gutenberg-University Mainz

Monday 14th January 2019, 1pm, Lecture Theatre B, Chancellor's Building

Host: Professor Peter Brophy

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

 

Title TBC

Professor Heidi Johansen-Berg, Nuffield Department of Clinical Neurosciences, University of Oxford

Monday 28th January 2019, 1:00 pm, Lecture Theatre B, Chancellor's Building

Host: Professor David Lyons

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

Title TBC

Professor Corinne Houart, MRC Centre - Developmental Neurobiology, Kings College London

Monday 25th February 2019, 1:00 pm, Lecture Theatre B, Chancellor's Building

Host: Professor Catherina Becker

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

Title TBC

Professor Nils Brose, Dept. of Molecular Neurobiology, Max Planck Institute for Experimental Medicine

Monday 11th March 2019, 1pm, Lecture Theatre B, Chancellor's Building

Host: Professor Seth Grant 

***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***