Translational research: How to deal with the uncertainty of what Alzheimer's disease actually is

26 June 2024 12:00pm1:00pm
Professor Jürgen Götz
Queensland Brain Institute
University of Queensland

​Host: Bradley Connor

How do environments build brains?: Strategies in developmental science

3 July 2024 12:00pm1:00pm
Professor Karen Thorpe and Associate Professor Sally Staton
Queensland Brain Institute
University of Queensland

Host: TBD

2024 SUSTECH-UQ Joint Centre for Neuroscience and Neural Engineering Symposium

8 July 2024 8:30am9 July 2024 5:00pm
Hear about the latest advances in neuroscience and neural engineering from renowned UQ and SUSTech researchers, network with your local and international colleagues, and share your work.

Platelet-derived factors rejuvenate the ageing brain

10 July 2024 12:00pm1:00pm
Dr Tara Walker
Queensland Brain Institute
University of Queensland

Host: TBD

Available slot

17 July 2024 12:00pm1:00pm

Professor Bruno van Swinderen - QBI

24 July 2024 12:00pm1:00pm
Professor Bruno van Swinderen
Queensland Brain Institute
University of Queensland

Host: TBD

How punishment shapes our actions and choices

31 July 2024 12:00pm1:00pm
Professor Gavan McNally
University of New South Wales, Sydney

Host: Professor Timothy Bredy

Professor Massimo Hilliard - QBI

7 August 2024 12:00pm1:00pm
Professor Massimo Hilliard
Queensland Brain Institute
University of Queensland

Host: TBD

The twisted link between a dual function glutamate transporter and Episodic Ataxia

21 August 2024 12:00pm1:00pm
Speaker: Professor Renae Ryan
School of Medical Sciences
The University of Sydney

Host: A/Professor Victor Anggono

Ross Maclean MND Fellowship Race Day 2024

24 August 2024 11:45am5:00pm
Gather a group of friends and join us for a magnificent day of racing and fashion which raises funds to support research at the Queensland Brain Institute into Motor Neurone Disease (MND), a devastating disease, which has no known cure.


DNA origami for biotechnological applications

19 June 2024 12:00pm1:00pm
Dr Jessica Kretzmann
The University of Western Australia

Host: Professor Jürgen Götz

Professor Damien Keating - Flinders Health and Medical Research Institute, Flinders University, Adelaide

12 June 2024 12:00pm1:00pm

Professor Damien Keating
Flinders Health and Medical Research Institute
Flinders University

Host: Professor Frederic Meunier

Creative Brain Week Australia 2024

12 June 2024 10:00am14 June 2024 12:30pm
The goal of the event is to share knowledge, break down silos and celebrate how brain science and creativity collide to seed new ideas in social development, technology, entrepreneurship, wellbeing and physical, mental and brain health across the life cycle.

2024 Brain Research Endowment Fund Dinner

6 June 2024 6:30pm
Please join us for an Italian wine appreciation dinner where the Emporium’s Sommelier will share thoughts on the evening’s wine selections paired with fine food and enjoy an enlightening presentation from one of QBI's top researchers.

Regulatory dynamics of human brain maturation and new tools to edit the epigenome

5 June 2024 12:00pm1:00pm
Professor Ryan Lister
Harry Perkins Institute of Medical Research

Host: Professor Tim Bredy

Weird Science: A Journey Inside the Cupboard of Oddities from the Bredy Lab

29 May 2024 12:00pm1:00pm
Professor Tim Bredy
Queensland Brain Institute
University of Queensland

Host: Mason Musgrove

Exploring the impact of social experience on child development and autism

28 May 2024 12:00pm1:00pm
Professor Lane Strathearn
Center for Disabilities and Development
University of Iowa

Host: Professor Karen Thorpe

Merson Lecture 2024: Tools for analysing and repairing the brain

22 May 2024 5:00pm6:00pm
Professor Ed Boyden develops tools for analysing and repairing the brain and systematically applies them to enable comprehensive understandings of neural circuits, yielding new insight into potential treatment strategies for brain diseases.

2024 QBI Lexus Alzheimer's Jazz Gala

17 May 2024 6:30pm10:30pm
Dust off your dancing shoes and join us at Waters Edge at Portside for the 2024 QBI Lexus Alzheimer’s Jazz Gala! Enjoy city and river views from this fabulous location including canapes and drinks on the balcony when you arrive and a sit-down two course meal, beverage package and entertainment. Plenty of great prizes and auction items on offer supporting dementia research at QBI.

Linking human brain cell types to psychiatric disorders

15 May 2024 12:00pm1:00pm
Assistant Professor Laramie Duncan
Director of the Integrative Mental Health Laboratory
Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences
Stanford University

Host: Associate Professor Susannah Tye

Extracellular Vesicles in Neurodegenerative Diseases (EViND)

13 May 2024 8:30am5:30pm
This EViND symposium aims to underscore the significance of research on extracellular vesicles (EVs) in the context of neurodegenerative diseases and broader brain functions. The symposium will discuss the role of EVs in the pathology of neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzheimer's, Parkinson's, Huntington's, Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, and Prion disease.

Transthalamic pathways for perception

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

Host: Dr Clarissa Whitmire

Mindful Moves, Healthy Hearts: Translational Research for Dementia and Cardiovascular Protection through Physical Activity and Cardiorespiratory Fitness

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

Protein interactions gone awry in neurodegenerative disease

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

Host: Professor Jürgen Götz

Motion vision in a small brain

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

Host: Professor Barry Dickson

Genetic studies of schizophrenia in an Indian population

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

Host: Dr Duncan McLean

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

Host: Professor Fred Meunier

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.

Getting deep into sleep: free event

14 March 2024 6:30pm8:00pm
This event is now sold out. If you missed out, you can tune in, live! Visit this page or the Queensland Brain Institute Facebook page to watch at 6:30pm on Thursday, 14 March.

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.

Glymphatic Clearance in Cerebral Amyloid Angiopathy

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

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

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

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

Host: Prof Frederic Meunier


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