Neuroscience Seminars

Neuroscience seminars at the QBI play a major role in the advancement of neuroscience in the Asia-Pacific region. The primary goal of these seminars is to promote excellence in neuroscience through the exchange of ideas, establishing new collaborations and augmenting partnerships already in place.

The scheduled QBI Neuroscience Seminar series are held on Wednesdays from 11am-12pm in the Level 7 Auditorium of the Queensland Brain Institute, Building 79, St Lucia Campus, The University of Queensland. Additional seminars may be held at other times as listed below.


Neuroscience Seminars archive 2005-2016 


Professor Geoffrey Goodhill (scientific issues)
Deirdre Wilson (administrative issues)

Madhusoothanan Bhagavathi Perumal, UQ. "Organisation of a reverberating cell assembly in the basolateral amygdala"

31 May 2017 11:00am12:00pm
Madhusoothanan Bhagavathi Perumal (PhD Exit Seminar)
Queensland Brain Institute, University of Queensland

Robert Maier, UQ

31 May 2017 2:00pm3:00pm

Dr Jana Vukovic, UQ

7 June 2017 11:00am12:00pm
Dr Jana Vukovic, QBI and SBMS, UQ

Anthony Harris, UQ

21 June 2017 11:00am12:00pm


28 June 2017 11:00am12:00pm

Dr Jeehyun Kim, VIC.

5 July 2017 11:00am12:00pm


9 August 2017 11:00am12:00pm

Professor Paola Arlotta, Harvard : "From brain development to brain in the dish: 3D human brain organoids"

17 August 2017 4:00pm5:00pm
Professor Paola Arlotta
Principal Investigator, Harvard Department of Stem Cell & Regenerative Biology, Harvard Medical School, USA

Dr Justin Wong, U Sydney

20 September 2017 11:00am12:00pm

Dr Iris Wang, UQ

27 September 2017 11:00am12:00pm

Professor John McGrath, UQ

4 October 2017 11:00am12:00pm

Professor Pankaj Sah, UQ

11 October 2017 11:00am12:00pm

A/Professor Tim Bredy, UQ

1 November 2017 11:00am12:00pm

Melvyn Yap, UQ

8 November 2017 11:00am12:00pm

Dr Dhanisha Jhaveri, UQ.

15 November 2017 11:00am12:00pm

Professor Stephen Williams, UQ

22 November 2017 12:45am12:00pm

Professor Linda Richards, UQ : "Interhemispheric axonal plasticity in developmental brain disorders"

17 May 2017 11:00am12:00pm
Professor Linda Richards PhD FAA FAHMS
Queensland Brain Institute, The University of Queensland

Professor George Augustine, Singapore. "Optogenetic mapping of novel cerebellar circuits"

10 May 2017 11:00am12:00pm
Professor George Augustine, Professor of Neuroscience and Mental Health, Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

Dr Vincent Daria, ANU : "Understanding brain circuits using nanotechnology and photonic tools" 

8 May 2017 11:00am12:00pm
Dr Vincent Daria
Group Leader (Neurophotonics Group)
ANU College of Medicine, Biology and Environment

Professor Geoff Faulkner, UQ. "Somatic L1 mosaicism: 'dark matter' in the mammalian brain"

3 May 2017 11:00am12:00pm
Professor Geoff Faulkner
Queensland Brain Institute and Mater Research Institute, University of Queensland

Professor Brenda Gannon, UQ. "Connecting health economics and brain research"

26 April 2017 11:00am12:00pm
Professor Brenda Gannon
Mater Research Institute Chair in Health Economics, Centre for Business and Economics of Health, University of Queensland

Professor Lars Ittner, UNSW : "On the molecular role of Tau in regulating post-synaptic toxicity"

19 April 2017 11:00am12:00pm
Professor Lars Ittner
School of Medical Sciences, University of New South Wales

Lacey Atkins, UQ : "An investigation of risk factors for Alzheimer's disease in obstructive sleep apnoea patients"

18 April 2017 10:00am11:00am
PhD Exit Seminar by Lacey Atkins, Queensland Brain Institute, University of Queensland
In the Ritchie Meeting Room (Building 64A)

Reuben Strydom, UQ. "Bio-inspired Strategies for Autonomous Aerial Navigation, Guidance and Interception"

12 April 2017 11:00am12:00pm
Reuben Strydom, Queensland Brain Institute, University of Queensland

Dr Andrew Higginson, Exeter : "Learning to be ill? Adaptive decision-making systems with limited information may cause ill health"

6 April 2017 11:00am12:00pm
Dr Andrew Higginson, Senior Lecturer, Psychology Department, University of Exeter, UK.