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)

Professor Scott Tyo, UNSW Canberra at ADFA : "Do You see What I See?  Exploiting advanced properties of light and mimicking biological vision systems to develop new imaging and sensing methods"

29 March 2017 11:00am12:00pm
Professor Scott Tyo, Head of the School of Engineering and IT, The University of New South Wales Canberra at the Australian Defence Force Academy, Northcott Drive, Canberra ACT 2600

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.

Reuben Strydom, UQ

12 April 2017 11:00am12:00pm

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 Iris Wang, UQ

17 May 2017 11:00am12:00pm

Dr Jana Vukovic, UQ

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


21 June 2017 11:00am12:00pm

Dr Jeehyun Kim, VIC

28 June 2017 11:00am12:00pm


5 July 2017 11:00am12:00pm

Dr Justin Wong, U Sydney

20 September 2017 11:00am12:00pm


27 September 2017 11:00am12:00pm

Professor John McGrath, UQ

4 October 2017 11:00am12:00pm

Profesor 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


15 November 2017 11:00am12:00pm

Professor Stephen Williams, UQ

22 November 2017 12:45am12:00pm


22 March 2017 11:00am12:00pm


15 March 2017 11:00am12:00pm

Eco-Oncology: Applying principles of ecology to improve outcomes in oncology

7 March 2017 11:00am12:00pm
Professor Brent Reynolds, Lillian S Wells Department of Neurosurgery at the University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida

Neuroscience Seminars

28 February 2017 12:45pm1:45pm

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


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