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Centres' Symposium

Norah Spears and Rod Mitchell

Wednesday, 9 September 2015 from 09:15 to 17:00 (BST)

Centres' Symposium

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2015 Centres' Symposium Ended Free  

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Opening remarks

Session 1             09:15 – 10:45

09:15 – 09:45      Oliver Hardt (CCNS) How does the brain forget?”

09:45 – 10:15      Michael Daw (CIP) “Experience-Dependent Cortical Development and Neurodevelopmental Disorders”

10:15 – 10:45      John Menzies (CIP) “A role for the hypothalamic supraoptic and supramammillary nuclei in the control of palatable food intake in the rat”


10:45 – 11:15 Coffee Break 


Session 2             11:15 – 12:45

11:15 – 11:45      Melanie Stefan (CIP) “CaMKII autoregulation: Seeing the forest for the trees”

11:45 – 12:15      Dawn Livingstone (CIP) “Steroid A-ring reduction as a modulator of metabolic and inflammatory processes”

12:15 – 12:45      Christos Gkogkas (CIP) “Lost and found in translation; the role of protein synthesis in neuropsychiatric disorders.”


12:45 – 13:30 Lunch


Session 3             13:30 – 15:00

13:30 – 14:00      Joanne Murray (CIP) “Nutrient regulation of the reproductive axis”

14:00 – 14:30      Barry Denholm (CIP) “Building organs: lessons from the fly”

14:30 – 15:00      Thamarai Schneiders (DIPM) “The Role of Intrinsic Microbial Proteins in Antimicrobial Resistance BUT wait there is more…”


15:00 – 15:30 Coffee Break 


Session 4             15:30 – 17:00

15:30 – 16:00      Karen Smillie (CIP) “Presynaptic dysfunction in preclinical models of Huntington’s disease”

16:00 – 16:30      Leah Herrgen (CNR) “Understanding wound repair and regeneration in the developing brain”

16:30 – 17:00      Maria Doitsidou (CIP) “Development and degeneration of dopaminergic neurons”


17:00 Wine reception 

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When & Where

Hugh Robson Building, Lecture theatre
George Square
United Kingdom

Wednesday, 9 September 2015 from 09:15 to 17:00 (BST)

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Norah Spears and Rod Mitchell

The University of Edinburgh

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