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NPP Seminar Series:  2015


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

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


Please contact our NPP seminar organizer Dr. Stefan Trapp should you wish to suggest or host speakers

Please contact the host should you wish to meet the speaker


21 January 

Prof Tuck Wah Soong

Associate Professor and HoD, Dept of Physiology

Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore

"Alternative splicing and RNA editing modulate Cav1.3 channel function"

Host: Annette Dolphin (


25 February

Dr. Marco Tripodi

MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology, Cambridge Biomedical Campus

"Space and motion: the neurobiology of goal-oriented actions"

Host: Marco Beato (


11 March

Prof Alun Davies, FRS

Molecular Biosciences Division, School of Biosciences, Cardiff University

"Wiring up the nervous system: new players from the immune system"

Host: Prof Annette C Dolphin (


25 March

Dr Sam Fountain

University of East Anglia,

"The ins and outs of P2X receptors for ATP"

Host: Dr Brian King (


15 April

Prof Frances Ashcroft, FRS

GlaxoSmithKline Royal Society Professor, Department of Physiology, Anatomy and Genetics, University of Oxford

Title TBA

Host:  Dr. Stefan Trapp (


20 May

Prof Chris Miller

Brandeis University

"A weird ion channel for a weird ion: Fluoride resistance in microorganisms"

Host: Professor David Attwell (