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 

Contacts

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

Professor Sunil Gandhi, USA : "Rewiring the circuits of high acuity spatial vision"

24 July 2017 11:00am12:00pm
Professor Sunil Gandhi
Department of Neurobiology and Behaviour, School of Biological Sciences, University of California, Irvine, USA

Professor Christian Haass, LMU, Munich : "TREM2 in Alzheimer's disease – from microglial dysfunction to human patients"

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

Professor Michael Milford, QUT : "Navigation, Neuroscience and Neural Networks: A Quest to Understand Intelligence and Build Better Robots"

9 August 2017 11:00am12:00pm
Professor Michael Milford
Science and Engineering Faculty, Queensland University of Technology, Garden Point Campus, Brisbane

Professor Aleksandra Filipovska, UWA. "The role of mitochondrial dysfunction in neurodegenerative diseases"

23 August 2017 11:00am12:00pm
Professor Aleksandra Filipovska, Laboratory Head, Mitochondrial Medicine and Biology, Harry Perkins Institute of Medical Research, Perth, WA

A/Professor Frini Karayanidis, U Newcastle : "Age-related decline in cognitive control: Role of CV risk factors"

30 August 2017 11:00am12:00pm
A/Professor Frini Karayanidis
Director, Functional Neuroimaging Laboratory, School of Psychology, University of Newcastle, NSW 2308

The Peter Goodenough Lecture : Dr John Parker, CEO, Saluda Medical

13 September 2017 5:00pm6:00pm
Dr John Parker
CEO, Saluda Medical

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 11:00am12:00pm

Professor David Tremethick, ANU : "What do reproduction and memory have in common? The epigenetic regulator H2A.B"

19 July 2017 11:00am12:00pm
Professor David Tremethick
Head of the Department of Genome Science, The John Curtin School of Medical Research, Australian National University, Acton, ACT 2601 

Professor Loren Frank, UCSF : "Neural substrates of memories and decisions"

12 July 2017 4:00pm5:00pm
Professor Loren Frank
Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Department of Physiology, University of California, San Francisco

Dr Jeehyun Kim, VIC : "Understanding the development of emotional memory to treat anxiety and addiction"

5 July 2017 11:00am12:00pm
Dr Jeehyun Kim,
Lab Head, Developmental Psychobiology Laboratory –Behavioural Neuroscience, The Florey Institute, Parkville VIC 3052

Anthony Harris, UQ : "The role of neural oscillations in human visual attention and awareness"

21 June 2017 11:00am12:00pm
Anthony Harris (PhD Exit Seminar)
Queensland Brain Institute, University of Queensland

Professor Michael Nilsson, Hunter Medical Research Institute : "Emerging avenues in stroke rehabilitation – focus on recovery and secondary neurodegeneration"

14 June 2017 11:00am12:00pm
Professor Michael Nilsson, MD, PhD
Hunter Medical Research Institute (HMRI), University of Newcastle and Hunter New England Health, Newcastle, Australia.

Dr Hari Subramanian, UQ : "The midbrain periaqueductal gray: A novel circuit for treatment of intractable neurogenic autonomic disease via neuromodulation"

13 June 2017 12:45pm1:30pm
Dr Hari Subramanian
Research Leader - Systems Neuroscience & Neuromodulation Laboratory, Asia-Pacific Centre for Neuromodulation, Queensland Brain Institute, The University of Queensland

Dr Susannah Tye, USA: "Metabolic Deficits in Antidepressant Resistance are a Functional Target for Neuromodulation"

13 June 2017 11:30am12:15pm
Dr Susannah Tye
Director, Translational Neuroscience Laboratory, Mayo Clinic Depression Center, Rochester, MN, USA

Dr Jana Vukovic, UQ : "Understanding the role of microglia as regulators of adult neurogenesis in the intact and injured brain"

7 June 2017 11:00am12:00pm
Dr Jana Vukovic
Queensland Brain Institute, University of Queensland and School of Biomedical Sciences, University of Queensland

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

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