Seminar Series

The CDBS Seminars will be held either in person (and/or hybrid) or virtually on alternate Mondays and Thursdays at 1pm (UK time), unless otherwise indicated. The joining links for virtual/hybrid seminars are detailed in the weekly seminar emails. If you would like added to the email listing please contact: .

'Astrocytes in tauopathies'

Professor Wendy Noble, Professor in Molecular Neurodegeneration, King’s College London

Monday 12th December 2022, 13:00, Undergraduate Teaching Room, Chancellor's Building (Hybrid)

Host: Prof Karen Horsburgh

'Talk Title' TBC

Dr Adrian Moore, Riken Centre for Brain Science,  Hirosawa Wako City, Japan

Monday 9th January 2023, 13:00, Undergraduate Teaching Room, Chancellor's Building (Hybrid)

Host: Prof Seth Grant

'Mechanisms driving joint pain'

Prof Ewan St John Smith, Corpus Christi College, Cambridge

Thursday 19th January 2023, 13:00, HRB lecture theatre (Hybrid)

Host: Dr Carole Torsney

'Talk Title' TBC

Dr Mateo Sanchez, Postdoctoral Fellow (Bioengineering), Imperial College London

Thursday 2nd February, 2023 13:00, HRB lecture theatre (Hybrid)

Host: Dr Francesco Gobbo

'Talk Title' TBC

Dr Clémence Bernard,  Research Associate, Kings College London 

Thursday 2nd March 2023, 13:00, HRB lecture theatre (Hybrid)

Host: Dr Lida Zoupi

'Talk Title' TBC

Dr Melanie Maya Kaelberer, sensory neuro-gastroenterologist, Duke University, Durham, NC

Thursday 16th March 2023, 13:00, HRB lecture theatre (Hybrid)

Host: Dr Ann Clemens

'Talk Title' TBC

'Talk Title' TBC

Dr Fabio Ribeiro Rodriguez, Department of Experimental Psychology, UCL

Thursday 11th May 2023, 13:00, HRB lecture theatre (Hybrid)

Host: Prof Tara Spires-Jones

Our seminars are sponsored in part by The Physiological Society,  Centre for Clinical Brain SciencesUK Dementia Research Institute UK, EdinburghAnne Rowling Regenerative Neurology ClinicAlzheimer’s Research UK Scotland NetworkEuan MacDonald Centre  and BSDB - British Society for Developmental Biology

The Physiological Society Membership:

Do consider becoming a member of the Physiological Society to join our network of >4000 members worldwide studying and working in physiology and the life sciences. 

Who can join? · students · postgraduates · early career researchers · research/teaching active scientists

Why? Membership will · expand your network · enhance your career · boost your CV 

Please see The Physiological Society Membership webpages or feel free to contact Local Rep Dr Carole Torsney for further information: (

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