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.

Host:  Prof Karen Horsburgh

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

Professor Tony Hannon, Florey Institute of Neuroscience and Mental Health, Victoria, Australia 

Monday 13th June, 13:00, HRB lecture theatre

Host: Prof Tara Spires-Jones

'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'

Dr Myrto Denaxa, Alexander Fleming Biomedical Sciences Research Center, Greece.

Thursday 19th May 2022, 13:00 (virtual)

Host: Dr Lida Zoupi

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'

Professor Christian Henneberger, Institute of Cellular Neurosciences, Medical Faculty, University of Bonn

Thursday 5th May 2022, 13:00

Host: Prof Mark Evans

'Intrinsic synaptic dynamics and why they matter'

Professor Noam Ziv, Technion-Israel Institute of Technology

Monday 25th April 2022, 13:00

Host: Prof Seth Grant

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

Professor Emre Yaksi, Kavli Institute for Systems Neuroscience, Norway

Monday 11th April 2022, 13:00

Host: Dr Tim Czopka

'Vision in Action: Visual processing in active behaviours'

Dr Aman Saleem, Part of PALS Experimental Psychology, University College London

Thursday 7th April 2022, HRB lecture theatre, 14:00

Host: Prof Matt Nolan

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

Prof Frank Sengpiel, Head of Neuroscience Division, Cardiff University

Monday 28th March 2022, 13:00

Host: Prof Seth Grant

‘Autism: Neurodiversity to Neuroscience’

Professor Audrey Brumback, The University of Texas at Austin, Dell Medical School

Thursday 24th March 2022, 14:00

Host: Prof Tara Spires-Jones

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'

Dr Nick Robinson, Research Associate, Wolfson Inst for Biomedical Research, UCL

Thursday 10th March 2022, 13:00

Host: Dr Emma Wood

'Idling brain: from memory engram to behavior'

Prof Kaoru Inokuchi, Department of Biochemistry, University of Toyama, Japan

Monday 7th March 2022, 11:00,

Host: Dr Szu-Han Wang

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

Professor Richard Morris, FRSDr Francesco GobboRufus Mitchell-Hegg

Thursday 3rd March, 13:00

Host: Dr Nicola Romano + Dr Lida Zoupi

'Regional differences in neurovascular coupling and implications for disease'

Dr Catherine Hall, School of Psychology, University of Sussex

Monday 28th February 2022, 13:00

Host: Prof Karen Horsburgh

'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'

Dr Alberto Pascual, The Neuroscience Institute at Seville (IBiS)

Monday 14th February 2022, 13:00

Host: Dr Blanca Diaz-Castro

'Subcortical Networks to Control Seizures'

Dr Patrick Forcelli, Associate Professor and Vice-Chair, Pharmacology & Physiology, Neuroscience, Georgetown University

Thursday 10th February 2022, 15:00

 Host: Dr Alfredo Gonzalez-Sulser

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

Prof Dwight Bergles, John Hopkins Medicine, USA 

Monday 31st January 2022, 13:00

Host: Prof David Lyons

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

Dr  Soyon Hong, UK Dementia Research Institute, University College London 

Monday 17th January 2022, 13:00

Host:  Prof Anna Williams

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

Dr Vincent Prevot, French Institute of Health and Medical Research | Inserm · Development and PLasticity of the Postnatal Brain

Thursday 13th January 2022, 13:00

Host: Dr Nicola Romano