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 Wednesday afternoons 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.

Contacts

Professor Geoffrey Goodhill
Deirdre Wilson

Structural Insights into Presynaptic Active Zone Assembly

10 March 2017 12:00pm1:00pm
A/Professor Zhiyi Wei, Department of Biology, Southern University of Science and Technology (SUSTech), Guangdong Sheng, China

TBA

2 August 2017 4:00pm5:00pm
Professor Christian Haass, Department of Biochemisty, Ludwig-Maximilians University, Munich

Jing Zhao (PhD Exit Seminar)

22 February 2017 2:00pm
Jing Zhao (PhD Exit Seminar), QBI, The University of Queensland

Investigating the disease mechanisms of MND and frontotemporal dementia related to TDP-43 pathology

17 February 2017 12:00pm1:00pm
Dr Adam K. Walker, Department of Biomedical Sciences, Faculty of Medicine and Health, Macquarie University, NSW

Somatic L1 mosaicism: 'dark matter' in mammalian genetics

15 February 2017 12:00pm1:00pm
Professor Geoff Faulkner, Queensland Brain Institute and Mater Research Institute, University of Queensland

Innovative genetic and chemical genetics approaches to understand and treat motor neuron diseases

14 February 2017 12:00pm1:00pm
Dr Jean Giacomotto, Queensland Brain Institute, University of Queensland

TBA

3 February 2017 1:15pm2:15pm
 Jing Zhao (PhD Exit Seminar)
Queensland Brain Institute, University of Queensland

Synaptic and circuit mechanisms of sensorimotor integration in C. elegans

31 January 2017 12:00pm1:00pm
Dr Zhaoyu Li, Research Investigator, Life Science Institute, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA

Encoding and storing experience in hippocampal-cortical networks

30 January 2017 12:00pm1:00pm
Dr Jai Yu, Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Department of Physiology, University of California, San Francisco, USA

Using patterned neural activity to modify Alzheimer’s disease pathology

24 January 2017 12:00pm1:00pm
Professor Li-Huei Tsai, Professor and Director - Picower Institute for Learning and Memory, Dept of Brain and Cognitive Sciences, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA 02139, USA

Deconstructing fear

23 January 2017 12:00pm1:00pm
Professor Andrea Lüthi, Group Leader, Friedrich Miescher Institute for Biomedical Research, Maulbeerstrasse 66, 4058 Basel, Switzerland

Reverse replay during human problem solving

9 December 2016 12:00pm1:00pm
Professor Peter Dayan, Director, Gatsby Computational Neuroscience Unit, University College London, UK

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