Merson Lecture 2017: Chief Scientist, Alan Finkel AO

Merson Lecture 2017: Chief Scientist, Alan Finkel AO

24 October 2017 5:00pm6:00pm
Australia's Chief Scientist, Dr Alan Finkel AO will give the 2017 Merson Lecture

Professor Pankaj Sah, UQ : "Anxiety and depression – the search for better therapeutics"

11 October 2017 11:00am12:00pm
Professor Pankaj Sah
Director, Queensland Brain Institute, University of Queensland
QBI BNE Open House

Brisbane Open House: Dementia Research, from the bench to the public

8 October 2017 2:00pm3:00pm
As part of Brisbane Open House QBI has opened its doors, and is inviting you to hear about the amazing work that the Clem Jones Centre for Ageing Dementia Research.

Professor John McGrath, UQ : "Convergent evidence implicates vitamin D deficiency and voltage-gated calcium channel function in schizophrenia"

4 October 2017 11:00am12:00pm
Professor John McGrath
Queensland Brain Institute, University of Queensland, Australia, and Niels Bohr Professor, Aarhus University, Denmark 

Dr Iris Wang, UQ: "Neuronal Trafficking - Linking mechanisms to functions in live neurons"

27 September 2017 11:00am12:00pm
Dr Iris Wang
Queensland Brain Institute, University of Queensland

Parkinson’s Disease Research Breakfast

25 September 2017 7:00am9:00am
Hear the latest insights into Parkinson’s Disease research – current and future treatments

Hand Heart Pocket Gala 2017

21 September 2017 6:00pm
Supporting the Queensland Brain Institute and Alzheimer’s Australia

Dr Justin Wong, U Sydney : "Intronic nonsense: Why we should stop ignoring them?"

20 September 2017 11:00am12:00pm
Dr Justin Wong
Head, Gene Regulation in Cancer Lab, Gene and Stem Cell Therapy Program, Centenary Institute of Cancer Medicine & Cell Biology, University of Sydney, NSW

Professor Barry Dickson, UQ and Janelia Farms : “The Neurobiology of Drosophila Mating Behaviour”

6 September 2017 11:00am12:00pm
Professor Barry Dickson
Queensland Brain Institute, University of Queensland and Group Leader, Janelia Research Campus, Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Virginia, USA

Parkinson's & Movement Disorders Information Session for Patients & Carers 

2 September 2017 10:00am2:00pm
An informative session for patients and carers living with Parkinson’s Disease, Dystonia, Essential Tremor and Tourette’s Syndrome

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

Professor Alison Goate, Mount Sinai: "Rare and Common Genetic Variation implicates microglial function in Alzheimer’s disease risk"

24 August 2017 2:00pm3:00pm
Professor Alison Goate
Director, Ronald M. Loeb Center for Alzheimer's Disease, Dept of Neuroscience, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

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

ECR Workshop

17 August 2017 1:30pm3:30pm
ECR workshop followed by a social mixer

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 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 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 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.

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