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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

 

 

Mary Pickford Lecture/Alison Douglas Prize - 'Sex differences in the effects of early life stress'

Prof Marian Joëls, Professor of Neuroscience, Department of Translational Neuroscience, Utrect, Netherlands

Thursday 26th September, 2019, 12.30pm, Anatomy Lecture Theatre, Teviot

Host: Prof Tara Spires-Jones

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

SIDB Seminar - Altered somatosensory processing in autism spectrum disorders: mechanisms and emerging therapeutic approaches

Title tbc

Dr Chih-Jen (Lance) Lin, Senior Research Fellow, MRC Centre for Reproductive Health, University of Edinburgh

Thursday 10th October, 2019, 1pm, Hugh Robson Building Lecture Theatre

Host: Prof Norah Spears

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

The role of olfactory system dysfunction in the pathogenesis of neurodegenerative diseases

Dr Rona Graham, Assistant Professor,Department of Pharmacology-Physiology, Université de Sherbrooke

Thursday 24th October, 2019, 1pm, Hugh Robson Building Lecture Theatre

Host: Prof Mike Ludwig

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

Title tbc

Prof Stephen B McMahon, Professor of Physiology at King’s College London

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

Host: Prof Peter Brophy

***Live Streamed to:  Room G6 HRB***

Unraveling fundamental aspects of motor neuron biology in health and disease

Dr Eva Hedlund, Associate Professor of Neurobiology at Karolinska Institutet, Sweden

Thursday 21st November 2019, 1pm, Hugh Robson Building Lecture Theatre

Host: Dr Lyndsay Murray

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

Title tbc

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***

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 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***