Centre for Discovery Brain Sciences
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.

 

The mechanical control of neuronal development and regeneration

Dr. Kristian Franze, Department of Physiology, Development and Neuroscience, University of Cambridge.

 23th April 2018, 1:00 pm, Lecture Theatre B, Chancellors Building.

Host:  Dr. Leah Herrgen

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

A deep-superficial sublayer perspective of hippocampal function

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

 26th April 2018, 1:00 pm, Hugh Robson Building Lecture Theatre

Host:  Professor Matt Nolan

***Live streamed to: FU224 - Seminar Room 3, Chancellor's Building, Little France***

Dynamic control of stress axis and pituitary endocrine excitability

Professor Mike Shipston, Centre for Discovery Brain Sciences, University of Edinburgh

3rd May 2018, 1:00 pm, Gaddums Lecture Theatre (1 George Square) (Streamed to Rm G7, 1 GS if capacity is required)

Hosts: Dr. Karen Smillie and Dr. Emanuel Busch

Brain oxygen sensing

Professor Alexander Gourine, Neuroscience, Physiology and Pharmacology, UCL London

10th May 2018, 1:00 pm, Hugh Robson Building Lecture Theatre

Host:   Professor Mark Evans

Molecular connection between calcium-regulated exocytosis and compensatory endocytosis in neuroendocrine cells and neurons

Mechanisms of homeostatic plasticity in mouse visual cortex

Dr Tara Keck, Neuro, Physiology & Pharmacology, UCL

31st May 2018, 1:00 pm, Hugh Robson Building Lecture Theatre

Host: Dr Nathalie Rochefort

Title to be confirmed

Professor William D Richardson, Wolfson Institute for Biomedical Research, UCL

4th June 2018, 1:00 pm, Lecture Theatre B, Chancellors Building

Host: Professor David Lyons

Targeting of the Kv1 channel-associated proteins at the axon initial segment and juxtaparanodes: functional implications in neuronal excitability disorders

Special Seminar

Professor Tatsuo Suzuki, Department of Neuroplasticity, Shinshu University

Thursday, 5th July 2018, 1:00 pm, Lecture Theatre B, Chancellors Building

Host: Dr Noboru Komiyama

***Live streamed to: Room 174, Hugh Robson Building, George Square****