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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

The Physiological Society website

Anne Rowling Regenerative Neurology Clinic

Alzheimer’s Research UK Scotland Network

Euan MacDonald Centre

Pathways in the rodent and human amygdala underlying passive freezing and active avoidance and their modulation by oxytocin."

Prof Ron Stoop, Center for Psychiatric Neuroscience (CNP) in Prilly, Lausanne, Switzerland

Thursday 23rd May 2019, 1pm, Hugh Robson Lecture Theatre

Host: Prof Mike Ludwig

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

Dr Claudia Kathe -   Mechanisms of motor recovery with neurorehabilitation after severe spinal cord injury                                                                                                              Dr Jordan Squair -  Closed loop electrical stimulation technologies to modulate autonomic function after spinal cord injury

Grégoire Courtine Group EPFL (Swiss Federal Institute of Techology, Lausanne), Switzerland

Monday 27th May 2019, 1pm, Lecture Theatre B, Chancellor's Building

Host: Prof Catherina Becker

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

Genes & Development Symposium

Speakers include: Dr Denis Jabaudon, University of Geneva

Wednesday 29th May 2019, 1.00 - 5.00pm, Hugh Robson Lecture Theatre

Host: Dr John Mason 

Click here to view the programme and to register.

Arc/Arg3.1 as a major coordinator of cognition

Sonia Correa, Reader in Pharmacology, School of Pharmacy and Medical Sciences - University of Bradford

Thursday 30th May 2019, 1pm, Hugh Robson Lecture Theatre

Host: Dr Lucy Privitera

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

Title - TBC

Dr Austen J Milnerwood, Assistant Professor, Department of Neurology & Neurosurgery, McGill University

Wednesday 17th July 2019, 1pm, Gaddum Lecture Theatre

Host: Prof Tara Spires-Jones

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

Synapse formation in the central nervous system: learning lessons from the neuromuscular junction