Wolfson Institute for Biomedical Research


WIBR seminars 2015-16

Friday 29th July 2016 (starting 3.30pm)

'Genetic Identification of an Expansive Mechanoreceptor Sensitive to Stroking of the Skin'

Dr Brendan Lehnert
Department of Neurobiology 
Howard Hughes Medical Institute Harvard Medical School

Thursday 16th June 2016

'Cortical Pre-synaptic HCN Channels: Function and Role in Epilepsy'

Professor Mala M. Shah 
Professor of Neuroscience Department of Pharmacology 
UCL School of Pharmacy 
Host: Professor William D. Richardson

Thursday 21st April 2016

'The role of potassium channel expression and trafficking in human neuropathic pain'

Professor David Bennett
Professor of Neurology and Neurobiology
Nuffield department of clinical neurosciences
Senior Wellcome Clinical Scientist
Host: Professor John Wood

Thursday 10th March 2016

'What are the neural circuits that make us social?'

Dr Elena Droesti
Henry Wellcome Fellow,
Steve Wilson lab
Cell and Developmental Biology
Host: Nicoletta Kessaris

Thursday 3rd March 2016

'Dissection of spinal reflex behaviours'

Dr Liam Browne
Marie Curie Research Fellow
Wolfson Institute for Biomedical Research
Host: Professor John Wood

Thursday 19th November 2015

'Development and Homeostasis of the Enteric Nervous System' 

Professor Vassilis Pachnis 
Research Group Leader, The Francis Crick Institute 
Host: Professor John Wood

Thursday 5th November 2015

'Deciphering the genetic bases of disease: the role of the mouse' 

Professor Steve Brown FRS FMedSci   
Director MRC Mammalian Genetics Unit  
Host: Professor John Wood

Friday 18th September

'Somatosensory processing in the mouse forepaw system'

Dr James Poulet 
Max Delbrück Center and NeuroCure Cluster of Excellence
Charité Universitätsmedizin Berlin 
Host: Professor Michael Hausser 

Thursday 10th September

'Functional imaging of hippocampal microcircuits for spatial navigation and learning'

Dr Attila Losonczy
Columbia University  
Host: Arnd Roth 

Thursday 3rd September 2015

'Using zebrafish to study myelinated axons in vivo'

Dr David Lyons, Centre for Neuroregeneration, 
Host: Professor William Richardson