Getting deep into sleep: free event

14 March 2024 6:30pm8:00pm
Sleep. We can't live or learn without it, but how much do we know about what's happening in our brains while we snooze? In Brain Awareness Week 2024 and on the eve of World Sleep Day, join us for an engaging evening with our scientific panel as we explore the world of sleep.

North Queensland Club March Business Luncheon

22 March 2024 12:00pm
North Queensland Club invites you to attend our March Business Luncheon, entitled Your Brain is on our Mind: Improving Lives through Brain Research with guest speaker Professor Pankaj Sah, Executive Director of the Queensland Brain Institute.

Synapse formation in the CNS - learning lessons from the neuromuscular junction

27 March 2024 12:00pm1:00pm
Speaker: Professor Stephan Kröger
Ludwig Maximilians University Munich
Germany

Host: Professor Fred Meunier

Professor Bryan Mowry - QBI

3 April 2024 12:00pm1:00pm
Professor Bryan Mowry
Queensland Brain Institute
University of Queensland

Host: TBD

Motion vision in a small brain

10 April 2024 12:00pm1:00pm
Professor Karin Nordstrom
Flinders Medical Centre
Flinders University
South Australia

Host: Professor Barry Dickson

Professor Danny M Hatters - The University of Melbourne

17 April 2024 12:00pm1:00pm
Professor Danny M Hatters
The University of Melbourne

Host: Prof Jürgen Götz

Professor Ulrik Wisløff and Dr Atefe Rafiee Tari - Norwegian University of Science and Technology

24 April 2024 12:00pm1:00pm
Professor Ulrik Wisløff and Dr Atefe Rafiee Tari
Department of Circulation and Medical Imaging
Norwegian University of Science and Technology

Host: Dr Tara Walker

Christina Mo - The Florey Institute of Neuroscience and Mental Health, Melbourne

1 May 2024 12:00pm1:00pm
Speaker: Dr Christina Mo
The Florey Institute of Neuroscience and Mental Health
Melbourne

Host: Dr Clarissa Whitmire

Shanley Longfield and Svetlina Vasileva

8 May 2024 12:00pm1:00pm
PhD Student Seminars
1. Shanley Longfield (Meunier Lab)
2. Svetlina Vasileva (Eyles Lab)

Chair: Sean Keating

Professor Peter Nestor - QBI and Mater Research, Brisbane

15 May 2024 12:00pm1:00pm
Professor Peter Nestor
Queensland Brain Institute
University of Queensland

Host: TBD

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Glymphatic Clearance in Cerebral Amyloid Angiopathy

28 February 2024 10:00am11:00am
A/Professor Susanne Van Veluw
Massachusetts General Hospital
Harvard Medical School
USA.

Host: Dr Matilde Balbi

Pathological effects of glycine receptor autoantibodies

21 February 2024 12:00pm1:00pm
Professor Carmen Villmann
Institute for Clinical Neurobiology
Julius-Maximilians-University Würzburg
Germany

Host: Dr Nela Durisic

Rare diseases and their complex pathomechanisms - how 3D neuronal tissue models help to solve the unknown

20 February 2024 12:00pm1:00pm
Dr Natascha Schäfer
Institute for Clinical Neurobiology
Julius-Maximilians-University
Germany

Host: Dr Nela Durisic

Synaptic vesicle endocytosis: function and dysfunction at the presynapse

14 February 2024 12:00pm1:00pm
Professor Mike Cousin
University of Edinburgh
UK

Host: Prof Frederic Meunier

Mechanisms of neural network aging: insights from C. elegans

7 February 2024 12:00pm1:00pm
Dr Zhaoyu Li
Queensland Brain Institute
University of Queensland

Host: Yi Rong

A/Professor John Tuthill - University of Washington, USA : "Sensorimotor control in walking fruit flies and snow flies"

13 December 2023 12:00pm1:00pm
A/Professor John Tuthill
University of Washington
USA

Host: Prof Barry Dickson

Professor Denis Jabaudon - Geneva University Neurocenter, Switzerland : "Self-organizing properties of cortical neurons"

8 December 2023 4:30pm5:30pm
Professor Denis Jabaudon
Geneva University Neurocenter
Switzerland

Host: Dr Nathalie Dehorter

Dr Ron Broide - Allergen Aesthetics - AbbVie, USA. : "Mechanisms & Pharmacology of Botulinum Neurotoxins"

29 November 2023 12:00pm1:00pm
Dr Ron Broide
Allergen Aesthetics - AbbVie
USA

Host: Prof Frederic Meunier

Dr Matilde Balbi - QBI : "Effects of brain oscillations on recovery after stroke"

15 November 2023 12:00pm1:00pm
Dr Matilde Balbi
Queensland Brain Institute
University of Queensland

Host: Sven Storch

Sooraj Das : "Phosphorylation of the GluN2B subunit at Ser-1480 controls activity-induced degradation of NMDA receptors" and Valerio Tettamanti : "Novel methodologies for investigating the development of vision in a coral reef fish family (Pomacentridae)"

8 November 2023 12:00pm1:00pm
PhD Student Seminars:
1. Sooraj Das (Synaptic Neurobiology Group, Anggono Lab)
2. Valerio Tettamanti (Marine Sensory Ecology Group, Cortesi/Marshall Lab)

Chair: Sean Keating

QBI Alastair Rushworth PhD Fundraising Trek 2023

26 October 2023 8:00am30 October 2023 5:00pm
A group of trekkers are walking the Flinders Ranges to raise funds to support the fight against dementia.

Sean Keating and Matt Kenna

25 October 2023 12:00pm1:00pm
PhD Student Seminars
1. Sean Keating (Neurodegeneration Pathobiology Group, A. Walker Lab)
2. Matt Kenna (Synaptic Plasticity Group, Sah Lab)

Chair: Alison Carlisle

Professor Etienne Sibille - Campbell Family Mental Health Research Institute, Canada : "GABA and Cognitive Deficits in Depression and Aging: Origins, Mechanisms and Therapeutics"

20 October 2023 12:00pm1:00pm
Professor Etienne Sibille
Campbell Family Mental Health Research Institute
Canada

Host: Dr Susannah Tye

Dining for Dementia Brisbane Gala

19 October 2023 6:00pm10:00pm
Join us for delicious food, exciting entertainment, live auctions and heartfelt inspiration as we come together to work towards finding a cure for this heartbreaking disease. 

A/Professor Jana Vukovic - QBI : "Demystifying the functional role of microglia in the injured brain"

18 October 2023 12:00pm1:00pm
A/Professor Jana Vukovic
Queensland Brain Institute
University of Queensland

Host: Elise Kellet

UQ Giving Day - QBI Brain Research Endowment Fund

17 October 2023 12:00am18 October 2023 12:00am
In QBI’s 20th year, please think ahead. Support critical brain research by giving now to QBI’s Brain Research Endowment Fund.

Bridge to Brisbane 2023

15 October 2023 6:00am12:00pm
The Queensland Brain Institute has a team for Bridge to Brisbane and we hope you’ll consider lacing up your runners to support QBI in either the 4.5km or 10km race, all whilst raising funds for critical brain research.

QBI and Lexus of Brisbane Spring High Tea

14 October 2023 12:30pm
This is a Dementia fundraiser event, supporting the Alastair Rushworth Alzheimer's Research Fund to continue the work of the Clem Jones Centre for Ageing Dementia Research at QBI. In 2023, the QBI Lexus Spring High Tea will be hosted in the ballroom at the Victoria Park Golf Club. The afternoon will include high tea and French champagne.

Live webinar: The frontline of mental health

10 October 2023 11:30am12:30pm
Join a panel discussion with Professor Tom Burne, with panellists, Dr James Kesby, Professor Ed Heffernan, Dr Zoe Rutherford, and Dr Megan Purvey, as they discuss the role that research can play in giving people the tools they need in these challenging situations.

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