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Seminars at the Department of Basic and Clinical Neuroscience

The Basic and Clinical Neuroscience seminar series has now resumed for this term.

 

February 2019

1st February

Seminar: KCL/External

Speaker(s): Dr Sami Barmada, University of Michigan Medical School

Title: “RNA metabolism and TDP43-mediated neurodegeneration in ALS and FTD”

Time and venue: 3pm, Large seminar room, James Black Centre

 

4th February

Seminar: PhD/Postdoc

Speaker(s): Jakob Rupert/David Moreno Ajona

Title(s):Jakob Rupert, 'Isolation and crystallisation of recombinant human annexin A11’, David Moreno Ajona, 'Description of Primary Cough Headache in a Cough Unit: A prospective study'

Time and venue: 12pm, Large seminar room, James Black Centre

 

8th February

Seminar: KCL/External

Speaker(s): Professor Delphine Boche, Faculty of Medicine, Clinical and Experimental Sciences, University of Southampton

Title: Microglia: the link between AB and Tau in Alzheimer’s disease?

Time and venue: 3pm, Large seminar room, James Black Centre

 

11th February

Seminar: PhD/Postdoc

Speaker(s): Jonas Mechtersheimer/Gennaro Pagano

Title(s): Jonas Mechtersheimer, 'CRISP-Trap: A Clean Approach for the Generation of Gene Knock-Outs and Replacements', Gennaro Pagano, ''Sensorimotor network hypersynchrony as an Endophenotype in Families with Genetic Generalized Epilepsy: a resting state fMRI study'

Time and venue: 12pm, Large seminar room, James Black Centre

 

15th February

Seminar: KCL/External

Speaker(s): Tim Bartels, Soyon Hong, Carlo Sala Frigerio, UCL

Title(s):

Dr Tim Bartels: 'Protein structure changes in the pathomechanism of synucleinopathies'

Dr Soyon Hong: 'Immune mechanisms of synaptic function and pathology'

Dr Carlo Sala Frigerio: 'The major risk factors for Alzheimer's disease: age, sex and genes, modulate the microglia response to Aβ plaques'

Time and venue: 3pm, Large seminar room, James Black Centre

 

22nd February

Seminar: KCL/External

Speaker(s): Dr Ingo Greger, LMB Cambridge

Title: 'From AMPA receptor structure and function to signaling at synapses'

Time and venue: 3pm, Large seminar room, James Black Centre

 

25th February

Seminar: PhD/Postdoc

Speaker(s): Daniel van Wamelen

Title(s): ‘Amyloid-b, Parkinson’s disease and repurposing dopaminergic drugs’

Time and venue: 12pm, Large seminar room, James Black Centre

 

March 2019

1st March

Seminar: KCL/External

Speaker(s): Professor David Brough

Title: ‘Understanding the regulation of IL-1 and its contribution to brain disease’

Time and venue: 3pm, Large seminar room, James Black Centre

 

 

8th March

Seminar: KCL/External

Speaker(s): Dr Nikhil Sharma, UCL

Title: ‘BIOMAX-ALS: exploring the microbiome-microglia axis in people living with MND’

Time and venue: 3pm, Large seminar room, James Black Centre

 

11th March

Seminar: PhD/Postdoc

Speaker(s): Conor McLouglin/Eugenio Abela

Title(s): Conor McLouglin, "Investigation of HSF1 Gene Therapy in a mouse model of ALS/FTD", Eugenio Abela, 'Tracking excitation/inhibition dynamics during human focal seizures'

Time and venue: 12pm, Large seminar room, James Black Centre

 

 

15th March

Seminar: KCL/External

Speaker(s): Antonino Cattaneo

Title: 'Towards a new generation of drugs for protein misfolding diseases'

Time and venue: 3pm, Large seminar room, James Black Centre

 

 

18th March

Seminar: PhD/Postdoc

Speaker(s): Seoungjun Lee/Oliver Cousins

Title(s): Seoungjun Lee, 'Single molecule nucleocytoplasmic transport dynamics in live cells', Oliver Cousins, 'Neuroanatomical and clinical predictors of pain in patients with early de novo Parkinson’s disease'

Time and venue: 12pm, Large seminar room, James Black Centre

 

 

22nd March

Seminar: KCL/External

Speaker(s): Dr Marco Diana, Neuronal Networks and Physiopathological Rhythms, CNRS

Cancelled

 

25th March

Seminar: PhD/Postdoc

Speaker(s): Gabor Morotz/Edina Silajdzic

Title(s): Gabor Morotz, 'Cargo on a cargo of a cargo – Lemur tail kinase-2 and axonal transport of cdk5/p35', Edina Silajdzic, 'Validation study of a prognostic biomarker for Alzheimer’s disease’

Time and venue: 12pm, Large seminar room, James Black Centre

 

29th March

Seminar: KCL/External

Speaker(s): Dr Wilfried Haerty

Title: 'Characterization of splicing diversity in bulk samples and single cells using long read technologies'

Time and venue: 3pm, Large seminar room, James Black Centre

 

April 2019

1st April

Seminar: PhD/Postdoc

Speaker(s): George Wardley/Lucy Granat

Title(s): George Wardley, 'Investigating the Role of TDP-43 Recruitment to Stress Granules in a Mouse Model of ALS/FTD', Lucy Granat, ''Investigating the role of the endoplasmic reticulum in Drosophila and mammalian models of mitochondrial disease'

Time and venue: 12pm, Large seminar room, James Black Centre

 

5th April

Seminar: KCL/External

Speaker(s): Dr Selina Wray, Department of Neurodegenerative Disease
UCL Institute of Neurology

Title: 'Stem cell models of Alzheimer's Disease and Frontotemporal Dementia'

Time and venue: 3pm, Large seminar room, James Black Centre

 

8th April

Seminar: PhD/Postdoc

Speaker(s):Celine Deneubourg/Francesca Puledda

Title(s):Celine Deneubourg, ‘Characterizing the role of autophagy regulator EPG5 in neurodevelopment and neurodegeneration’, Francesca Puledda, ‘Understanding the pathophysiology of visual snow syndrome through non-invasive multimodal neuroimaging’

Time and venue: 12pm, Large seminar room, James Black Centre

 

12th April

Seminar: KCL/External

Speaker(s): Professor Jeffrey Gavornik, Boston University, USA

Title: ‘Multiple timescales of predictive coding in the primary visual cortex’

Time and venue: 3pm, Large seminar room, James Black Centre

 

29th April

Seminar: PhD/Postdoc

Speaker(s): Lizzie Glennon/Curie Kim

Title(s):'Lizzie Glennon, tbc, /Curie Kim, 'Investigating the impact of intermittent energy restriction and mastication on adult hippocampal neurogenesis-associated cognition in an ageing population'

Time and venue: 12pm, Large seminar room, James Black Centre

 

 

If you are external to KCL, please contact:

Ms Samantha Smith
Executive Assistant to the Head of the Department of Basic and Clinical Neuroscience
Department of Basic and Clinical Neuroscience
King's College London
1st floor, Maurice Wohl Clinical Neuroscience Institute
5 Cutcombe Road
Camberwell
SE5 9RX
Tel: 020 7848 0259
samantha.smith@kcl.ac.uk
 
to confirm your attendance.
 
 

 

 

 

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