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The 8th annual Oxford Neuroscience Symposium will be held on Wednesday 22 March 2017.  The venue will, once again, be the Mathematical Institute which has the largest purpose-built lecture theatres and conference facilities in Oxford, with superb acoustics.

The symposium celebrates the breadth of Oxford’s neuroscience research, and will include talks describing the latest developments from our research programmes and poster presentations from all career levels.

Registration Now Closed.  BUT JUST COME ALONG AND ENJOY THE DAY

Programme

08.15     Registration Opens
09.00     Welcome 
              Professor Christopher Kennard            
              Head of Medical Sciences Division  
              Professor Kia Nobre
              Chair Oxford Neuroscience Committee
09.10     Gene regulatory networks underlying human neural induction
              Professor Noel Buckley, Department of Psychiatry
09.30     How to set your circadian clock
              Dr Aarti Jagannath, Nuffield Department of Clinical Neurosciences
09.50     An interoceptive account of ill-health
              Dr Geoff Bird, Department of Experimental Psychology
10.10     Temporal coordination of cortical neuronal activity by two classes of subcortical  GABAergic projection neurons
              Dr Tim Viney, Department of Pharmacology
10.30     Coffee
11.30     Cortical layer 6b neurons selectively innervate higher order nuclei in the thalamus
              Dr Anna Hoerder-Suabedissen, Department of Physiology Anatomy and Genetics
11.50     It’s all in your head: How we construct the sensation of pain
              Associate Professor Katja Wiech, Nuffield Department of Clinical Neurosciences
12.10     Using intergroup contact to promote social integration: From neighbourhoods to  neurones?
              Professor Miles Hewstone, Department of Experimental Psychology
12.30     Lunch
14.00     Neural circuitry coordinating male copulation
              Professor Stephen Goodwin, Department of Physiology Anatomy and Genetics
14.20     Unravelling the heterogeneity of multiple sclerosis with metabolomics
              Professor Daniel Anthony, Department of Pharmacology
14.40     Coffee
15.40     Therapeutically-relevant immunology in autoimmune neurological disease
              Associate Professor Sarosh Irani, Nuffield Department of Clinical Neurosciences
16.00     The crisis in adolescent mental health- is the answer in schools?
              Associate Professor Mina Fazel, Department of Psychiatry
16.20     Awards Presentation

16.30     Guest Lecture

              Ways of Thinking: from Crows to Children and Back Again
              Nicola Clayton FRS, Professor of Comparative Cognition,
              Department of Psychology, University of Cambridge
17.30     Drinks Reception

 

FREE Registration

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FUTURE SYMPOSIUM DATE: 21 MARCH 2018