Professor George Augustine, Professor of Neuroscience and Mental Health, Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

Title: "Optogenetic mapping of novel cerebellar circuits"

Abstract:  Optogenetic technologies are revolutionizing our understanding of brain function. Here I will describe an optogenetic method for mapping the function and spatial organization of local circuits. This method has allowed us to identify a novel type of cerebellar interneuron and map its circuits. This cell may play a unique role in neuronal synchronization and motor learning. 

About 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.

Seminars in the QBI Auditorium on Level 7 are held on Wednesdays at 12-1pm, which are sometimes simulcast on Zoom (with approval from the speaker). We also occassionally hold seminars from international speakers via Zoom. The days and times of these seminars will vary depending on the time zone of the speaker. Please see each seminar listed below for details. 


Neuroscience Seminars archive 2005-2018