A master list for all seminars in Edinburgh Neuroscience.

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Each talk has an organiser. Please contact them in the first instance if you have a query about a particular talk. Only contact one of the people below if you have a question about the list, such as whether your talk or series could be added.

Title TBC Neuroscience 8/5
Dr Claire Wyart Brain and Spine Institute (Institut du Cerveau et de la Moelle epinere, ICM)
Mon 08 May 2017, 13:00 - 14:00
Lecture Theatre A, Chancellors Building, 49 Little France Crescent
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A functional perspective on neocortical grey matter myelination
Professor Maarten Kole, Cell Biology, Faculty of Science, University of Utrecht
Mon 03 Apr 2017, 13:00 - 14:00
Lecture Theatre B, Chancellors Building
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Distinct modes of oligodendrocyte versus astrocyte migration: Brain development and cancer
Professor David H Rowitch, Department of Paediatrics, University of Cambridge
Mon 20 Mar 2017, 13:00 - 14:00
Lecture Theatre B, Chancellors Building
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Title TBC Neuroscience 20/3
Professor David H Rowitch, Department of Paediatrics, University of Cambridge
Mon 20 Mar 2017, 13:00 - 14:00
Lecture Theatre B, Chancellors Building
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Microglial immunophenotype in dementia
Professor Delphine Boche, Clinical & Experimental Sciences, University of Southampton
Mon 20 Feb 2017, 13:00 - 14:00
Professor Delphine Boche, Clinical & Experimental Sciences, University of Southampton
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Restoring function after spinal cord injury: targeting glial scar matrix and endogenous repair processes
Dr Elizabeth Bradbury, Wolfson Centre for Age-Related Diseases, Kings College London
Mon 30 Jan 2017, 13:00 - 14:00
Lecture Theatre B, Chancellors Building
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Title TBC
Dr Elizabeth Bradbury, Wolfson Centre for Age-Related Diseases, Kings College London
Mon 30 Jan 2017, 13:00 - 14:00
Lecture Theatre B, Chancellors Building
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From place cells to pillows: cross-species links between psychiatric risk genes and neural network dysfunction
Dr Matt Jones, School of Physiology, Pharmacology & Neuroscience, University of Bristol
Mon 16 Jan 2017, 13:00 - 14:00
Lecture Theatre B, Chancellors Building
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‘Ageing and CNS remyelination’
Prof Robin Franklin
Tue 13 Dec 2016, 13:00 - 14:00
Seminar Room 5, Chancellor's Building
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Utilizing zebrafish for new insights into the ontogeny of microglia, the macrophages of the central nervous system
Dr Valerie Wittamer, Developmental Biology, Cell Biology, Immunology, Université Libre de Bruxelles
Mon 12 Dec 2016, 13:00 - 14:00
Lecture Theatre B, Chancellors Building, at 13:00.

Modelling the healthy and diseased human nervous system - 2D versus 3D
Dr Patrizia Ferretti, Institute of Child Health, University College London
Mon 05 Dec 2016, 13:00 - 14:00
Lecture Theatre B, Chancellors Building.
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Trafficking and function of voltage-gated calcium channels in neurons
Professor Annette Dolphin, Laboratory of Molecular and Cellular Neuroscience, University College London
Mon 21 Nov 2016, 13:00 - 14:00
Lecture Theatre B, Chancellors Building, 49 Little France Crescent
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Regeneration by Chromatin-Remodeling Enzymes in Myelinating Glia
Professor Claire Jacob, Department of Biology, University of Fribourg
Mon 07 Nov 2016, 13:00 - 14:00
Lecture Theatre B, Chancellors Building, 49 Little France Crescent
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Context and timing determine the functional outcome of fibroblast growth factor signalling in multiple sclerosis
Professor Chris Linnington, Institute of Infection, Immunity and Inflammation, University of Glasgow
Mon 31 Oct 2016, 13:00 - 14:00
Lecture Theatre B, Chancellors Building, 49 Little France Crescent
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Axonal-soma signalling for axonal regeneration after injury
Professor Simone Di Giovanni, Division of Brain Sciences, Department of Medicine, Imperial College London
Mon 24 Oct 2016, 13:00 - 14:00
Lecture Theatre B, Chancellors Building, 49 Little France Crescent
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Left-right asymmetry of hippocampal synaptic connection
Prof. Ryuichi Shigemoto , Institute of Science and Technology, Austria
Mon 10 Oct 2016, 13:00 - 14:00
Lecture Theatre B, Chancellors Building, 49 Little France Crescent
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Modulation of axonal transport in neurodegeneration
Prof. Giampietro (Gipi) Schiavo, Sobell Department of Motor Neuroscience & Movement Disorders, Institute of Neurology, University College London
Mon 26 Sep 2016, 13:00 - 14:00
Lecture Theatre B, Chancellors Building, 49 Little France Crescent
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Mary Pickford Lecture
Prof Gillian Bates (KCL)
Fri 23 Sep 2016, 13:00 - 14:00
Hugh Robson Lecture Theatre

title tbc
Dr Pleasantine Mill (IGMM, Edinburgh);
Fri 16 Sep 2016, 13:00 - 14:00
Hugh Robson Lecture Theatre

Establishing and manipulating mirror-symmetry in the zebrafish hindbrain
Dr Clare Buckley, Centre for Developmental Neurobiology, King's College London
Thu 08 Sep 2016, 13:00 - 14:00
Lecture Theatre B, Chancellors Building, 49 Little France Crescent
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Patterning of the cerebral cortex
Dr Shen-Ju Chou, Academia Sinica, Taiwan
Fri 03 Jun 2016, 13:00 - 14:00
Hugh Robson Building, Lecture Theatre

Strategies to preserve the primordial follicle reserve in the ovary
Dr Francesca Klinger, University of Rome Tor Vergata
Fri 20 May 2016, 13:00 - 14:00
Hugh Robson Building, Lecture Theatre


Maps to make you move: the organisation of a motor system as revealed by EM and electrophysiology
Dr Maarten Zwart (Janelia Research Campus, Ashburn, US)
Fri 29 Apr 2016, 13:00 - 14:00
Hugh Robson Building, Lecture Theatre

Amoebae - the original eukaryotes
Dr Sutherland Maciver (CIP)
Fri 22 Apr 2016, 13:00 - 14:00
Hugh Robson Building, Lecture Theatre

GFP - Lighting up Life
Prof Martin Chalfie (Columbia University)
Mon 18 Apr 2016, 12:00 - 13:00
Hugh Robson Building, Lecture Theatre




Title tbc
Prof Mark Evans (CIP)
Fri 04 Mar 2016, 13:00 - 14:00
Hugh Robson Building, Lecture Theatre

Emerging functions for chromatin remodelling factors in brain development and autism
Dr Albert Basson (King's College London)
Fri 26 Feb 2016, 13:00 - 14:00
Hugh Robson Lecture Theatre

The role of grid cells in navigation and memory
Dr Caswell Barry (UCL)
Fri 19 Feb 2016, 13:00 - 14:00
Hugh Robson Lecture Theatre

Gli3 – a colossal gene for callosal development
Dr Thomas Theil (CIP)
Fri 12 Feb 2016, 13:00 - 14:00
Hugh Robson Lecture Theatre


Imaging and manipulating pituitary function
Dr Paul Le Tissier (CIP)
Fri 29 Jan 2016, 13:00 - 14:00
Hugh Robson Lecture Theatre

How do carbohydrates instruct brain development?
Dr Tom Pratt (CIP)
Fri 22 Jan 2016, 13:00 - 14:00
Hugh Robson Lecture Theatre