Gaddum LT


2016/17 Seminar Series (in Gaddum Lecture Theatre, 1 George Square unless specified)

Semester 1, 2016    
22 September 2016

Professor Juan Lerma
Alicante University, Spain

Title: Behavioural impact of altering synaptic gain

Host: Richard Morris

Juan Lerma
6 October 2016

Dr Florian Plattner
University of Texas, Dallas

Title: Memory Enhancement by Targeting Cdk5 Regulation of NR2B

Host: Tara Spires-Jones

Florian Plattner
25 October 2016

Dr Grega Repovs
University of Ljubljana

Title: Towards understanding brain integration in health and disease

Host: Tara Spires-Jones

Grega Repovs
8 December 2016

Dr Camilla Bellone
University of Geneva

Title: Dissecting the role of reward system in Autism Spectrum Disorders

Host: Tara Spires-Jones

Camilla Bellone
Semester 2, 2017    
26 January 2017

Dr Karri Lamsa
University of Oxford

Title: Plasticity in single axon excitatory connection to GABAergic interneurons regulates complex events in the human neocortex

Host: Iris Oren

Karri Lamsa
6 February 2017

Professor Dr Tiago Outiero
University of Goettingen

Title: From the baker to the bedside: deciphering the molecular basis of synucleinopathies

Host: Tara Spires-Jones

NB: This seminar is hosted jointly with the Centre for Neuroregeneration and will be held in Lecture Theatre B, the Chancellor's Building, Little France.

Tiago Outiero
9 February 2017

Dr Rosalind Brown

Title: Introduction to the Leducq Foundation SVD network: Understanding the role of the perivascular space in cerebral small vessel disease

Host: Tara Spires-Jones

Rosalind Brown
2 March 2017

Professor Marco Capogna
Aarhus University

Title: GABAergic neuron diversity in the hippocampus-amygdala networks

Host: Richard Morris

Marco Capogna
16 March 2017

Dr Nick Izzo

Title: Abeta oligomer receptor antagonists as disease-modifying Alzheimer’s therapeutics

Host: Tara Spires-Jones


Professor Elizabeth Fisher
University College, London

Professor Fisher's talk has been postponed until the 2017/18 seminar series

Host: Tara Spires-Jones

20 April 2017

Dr Lawrence Rajendran
Institute for Regenerative Medicine, University of Zurich

Title: Insulin and nutrient signalling promote amyloid accumulation in Alzheimer’s disease

Host: Tara Spires-Jones

Lawrence Rajendran
4 May 2017

Dr Gedi Luksys
CCNS, University of Edinburgh

Title: Neuroinformatics of learning, memory and decision making: from model-based analyses to individualized cognitive neurotherapeutics

Host: Tara Spires-Jones

Gedi Luksys
11 May 2017

Dr Wendy Noble
University College, London

Title: Astrocytes as mediators of synaptotoxic Abeta-tau interactions in Alzheimer's disease

Host: Tara Spires-Jones

22 May 2017

Professor Dr Thomas Oertner
University of Hamburg

Seminar hosted jointly with Informatics

Title: Regulation of synaptic lifetime and vesicular release in the hippocampus

Hosts: Tara Spires-Jones and Mark van Rossum


Thomas Oertner