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NPP Seminars from August-October 2014


Time: 1-2pm on the Wednesday date below (unless otherwise noted)

Do join colleagues at our seminar sandwich luncheon provided at 12:30pm in LG40 Common Room directly below the lecture theatre

Location: H.O.Schild Lecture Theatre, G46 Medical Sciences Building (map:


Please contact our NPP seminar co-ordinator, Dr. Paola Pedarzani  should you wish to suggest or host speakers

Please contact the host should you wish to meet the speaker



Professor Hugo Arias   Friday 29 August  4pm

NOTE: 4pm  in H.O.Schild Lecture Theatre, Medical Sciences Bldg, see map above

California Northstate University

Title: Molecular and preclinical studies of novel positive allosteric modulators of α7 nicotinic receptors

Host: Prof Neil Millar (


Professor Matthijs Verhage - 15th October

Department of Functional Genomics,Vrije Universiteit (VU) and VU University Medical Center, Center for Neurogenomics and Cognitive Research, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Title: TBA

Host: Prof. Angus Silver (


Dr Isaac Bianco - 22nd October

Sir Henry Dale Fellow, NPP

Title: Sensorimotor processing in larval zebrafish

Host: Prof Trevor Smart (via )