Past Seminars & Events

Past Seminars & Events in 2022 at the Centre for Discovery Brain Sciences.

'Matrix Resurrections: Novel Therapeutic Targets for Cerebrovascular Disease and COVID-19'

Professor Greg Bix, Director, Clinical Neuroscience Research Center, Tulane University, USA

Tuesday 13th September 2022, 13:00, LTB, Chancellor's Building.

'Gene-environment interactions modulating brain function within and between generations'

'Translational behavioral studies reveal the potential for cannabis to treat bipolar disorder'

Professor Jared Young, University of California, San Diego | UCSD · Department of Psychiatry

Monday 6th June 2022, 13:00, Lecture Theatre B, Chancellor's Building (Hybrid)

Host: Dr Jill Fowler

'Cellular and Molecular Mechanisms of Cortical Interneuron Development'

The Physiological Society Members Roadshow plaque unveiling to Edward Sharpey-Schafer

Dr Kate Ellacott, Associate Professor in Biomedical Neuroscience, University of Exeter 

'Regulation of feeding behaviour – A role for astrocytes?'

Tuesday 10th May 2022,  Doorway 3 medical Quad then Anatomy lecture theatre,  14:15

Hosts: David Wyllie + Mike Shipston  

'Structural constraints of neuron-astrocyte interactions at glutamatergic synapses'

'Intrinsic synaptic dynamics and why they matter'

'The role of glia-neuron interactions in brain excitability and seizures'

'Vision in Action: Visual processing in active behaviours'

'What does the retrosplenial cortex do? Visual responses and visuospatial memory engrams'

‘Autism: Neurodiversity to Neuroscience’

Shape Matters: Engineering human stem cells models to understand the relationship between form and function in neural cells

Dr Andrea Serio​​​​​, The Francis Crick Institute, UK

Monday 14th March 2022, 13:00, Lecture Theatre B, Chancellor's Building

Host: Prof David Lyons

'All-optical interrogation of the hippocampal role in episodic memory formation, consolidation and retrieval'

'Idling brain: from memory engram to behavior'

'Explorations in Ca2+ imaging of neural activity in freely moving rats: social cells, place cells and goal cells'

'Regional differences in neurovascular coupling and implications for disease'

'Inhibitory Microcircuits for Associative Learning'

Dr Sabine Krabbe,  Group Leader,  DZNE, Bonn

Thursday 24th February 2022, 13:00

Host: Prof Ian Duguid

'Non-productive angiogenesis in Alzheimer’s disease, a glimpse on how AD compromises non-neuronal cells'

'Oligodendrocyte progenitors alter the extracellular matrix to control differentiation and morphogenesis'

'More than bystanders, learning how microglia eliminate synapses in the Alzheimer brain'

'Role of tanycyte shuttles and networks in the control of glucose and energy homeostasis'