Invited Speakers 2016-17

Thursdays 3pm

Lecture Theatre 2, Centre for Medicine

Summer 2017
5th May 2017 Dr Doug Caruana
Keele University
Getting by with a little help from my friends: Social networks and hippocampal area CA2
18th May 2017 Dr Catherine Hall
University of Sussex      
Capillary regulation of cerebral blood flow
25th May 2017 Laura Andreae
Kings College London
Shaping neuronal connections: the role of neurotransmitter release during development
1st June 2017 Dr Aman Saleem
UCL
Vision to Navigation: Information processing between the visual cortex and hippocampus
8th June 2017 Dr Matt Parker
University of Portsmouth
Zebrafish as a model system for the study of neuropsychiatric disorder
15th June 2017 Lili Yu
University of Southampton
The visual processing of Chinese characters during reading
22nd June 2017 Dr Michaela Gummerum
Plymouth University
Why be moral?  Some (preliminary) answers from developmental experiments
29th June 2017 Dr Dan Fulton
University of Birmingham

STEM-ZAP: Optogenetic studies of stem-call derived oligodendrocyte precursor cells

To be held in the Frank and Katherine May Lecture Theatre, Henry Wellcome Building

SPRING 2017
26th January

PostDoc Prize Talks

Hector Carreno Gutierrez

Rien De Keyser

2nd February

 Berthold Hedwig
University of Cambridge

The neuronal basis of singing and auditory pattern recognition in crickets
9th February

 Stephanie Schorge
UCL

Brain hacking with viruses: developing gene therapy for epilepsy
16th February

 Sarah Beck
University or Birmingham

Children using their imagination to solve problems
23rd February

 Chuanli Zang
Tianjin Normal University

Recording eye movements to investigate Chinese reading
2nd March

 James Horne
University of Leicester

Sleeplessness and its apparent consequences - a critical appraisal
9th March

 Denis Burdakov
The Crick

 Neural orchestration of eating and exporation

16th March

 Wen-Chin Li
Cranfield University

 The application of eye movement research in aviation
23rd March

 Suzanne Appleyard
Washington State University

Feeling full : How the gut talks to the brain
6th April Brian Head
UC San Diego
Neuron-targeted Caveolin-1 promotes funcitonal neuroplasticity

 

AUTUMN 2016
6th October

Rodriqo Quian Quiroga
CSN, University of Leicester

Concept cells and their role in memory

13th October

John Apergis-Schoute

University of Leicester

Central motivators: the cholinergic circuits linking reward, emotions, and appetite
20th October

Jerry Burgess

University of Leicester

The man who lost his ability to make new memories following a dental procedure
27th October

Iroise Dumontheil

Birkbeck, University of London

Genetic influences on executive functions in adolescence and adulthood
3rd November

Jonathon Lee

University of Birmingham

Reconsolidation: updating and strengthening memories
10th November

Ralph Miller

Binghampton University, USA

Forgetting: Sources, Modulation and Benefits
17th November

Becky Milne

University of Portsmouth

Applying theory to the real world of investigation

24th November

Stephanie Cragg

Physiology, Anatomy and Genetics - University of Oxford

Gating dopamine transmission in the striatum
1st December

Mat Nolan

University of Edinburgh

Neural circuit mechanisms for knowing where you are
8th December Postdoc Prize Talks Melissa Trotman-Lucas
Ben Warren

 For further details on the talks please see our Seminar Abstracts

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