Previous Speakers 2016-17

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

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



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

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



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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