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Past Seminars & Events

Past Seminars & Events in 2020 at the Centre for Discovery Brain Sciences.

***CANCELLED*** Machine learning enables automatic, quantitative and nuanced analysis of bioimaging data

Prof Guoqiang Yu, Associate Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Virginia Tech

Monday 16th March 2020, 1pm, Lecture Theatre B, Chancellor's Building

Host: Prof David Lyons

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

***CANCELLED*** 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 + ‘Women in Science’ meeting, 3.00pm, HRB***

IMPACT imaging facility - Introduction to Confocal Microscopy

Dr Marta Czapranska, IMPACT imaging facility

Wednesday 4th March, 2020, 12.30pm,  Hugh Robson Building Lecture Theatre

***The seminar will last approximately 1h30min to 2hours maximum***

CMVM Inaugural Lecture -  Brainworks: How are brains formed and how should we treat them

Prof David Lyons, Professor of Neurobiology, CDBS

Monday 2nd March, 2020, 5.30pm,  Shirley Hall, Chancellor’s Building, BioQuarter

Followed by refreshments in the Sophia Jex Blake suite

***For details and to confirm your attendance, please click here: Eventbrite  ***

EFI and Science Event - Memory and the importance of forgetting

Prof Richard Morris + Prof Laura Cram, University of Edinburgh

Friday 28th February, 2020, 4.00pm, Edinburgh Centre for Carbon Innovation, High School Yards, Infirmary Street

***For details and to confirm your attendance, please click here: Eventbrite***

SIDB Seminar - (Dys)functional somatosensory cortical circuits

Dr Leena Williams, Department of Fundamental Neurosciences, University of Geneva

Wednesday 26th February, 2020, 4.00pm,  Hugh Robson Building Lecture Theatre

Host: Prof Peter Kind

Followed by wine and cheese in the HRB common room

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***

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***

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***

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

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

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***

A circuit mechanism for the diversification and increased sophistication of locomotor behavior after birth

Dr Minoru Koyama, Group Leader, Janelia Research Campus, Howard Hughes Medical Institute, USA

Wednesday 22nd of January 2020, 1pm,  Auditorium A, Shirley Hall, Chancellor’s Building

Host: Prof David Lyons

***Live Streamed to: G31 HRB (SIDB Boardroom)***

Joint CDBS & CVS Seminar - 'Brain control of body-weight’