Invited Speakers 2017-2018

Lecture Theatre 2, George Davies Centre Thursdays, 1pm - 2pm, refreshments available afterwards

Autumn 2017

12th October Dr Nir Grossman
Imperial College London
Michael Okun Non-invasive deep brain stimulation via delivery of temporally interfering electric fields
19th October Dr Olena Riabinina
University of Manchester
Vincenzo Marra /
Bambos Kyriacou
New genetic tools and their applications to study sensory neuroscience in insects
26th October Dr Eelke Snoeren
Arctic University of Norway
Firing the brain on sexual behaviour
2nd November Prof Pamela Shaw
University of Sheffield
Ruth Luthi-Carter Improving outcomes for motor neurone disease (MND): the journey so far and future prospects
9th November Dr Claire Russell
Royal Veterinary College
Will  Norton Generation and validation of zebrafish models of neurodegeneration and epilepsy: uses in drug discovery
16th November Dr Annemieke Apergis-Schoute
University of Cambridge
John Apergis-
Neurobiology and treatment of obsessive compulsive disorder
23rd November Prof Joerg Albert
UCL Ear Institute
Tom Matheson What one can hear when listening to the ear of a fly

Cancelled 30th November

Dt Gary Gilmour
Eli Lilly & Co
Andrew Young

Cancelled: In vivo oxygen amperometry: a translational tool for neuroscience drug discovery


7th December Dr Robin Walker
Royal Holloway
Sarah White Reading scrolling text: a conflict of attention
14th December Prize Postdoc Talks -
Dr Florian Reichmann

Dr Fabien Naneix

Behavioural and molecular consequences of environmental enrichment: the role of neuropeptide Y
Feed your teenage brain: how food diet during adolescence can effect cognitive and brain development

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