Seminar Archive 2013


Seminar series 2013-2014 is organised by Dr. André Toulouse, Department of Anatomy and Neuroscience.

Seminar Series 2013-2014

22nd April 2013 – 12.00

Room 1.13 Biosciences Institute


The role of Kat2a in memory formation and chromatin plasticity

in the aging brain

 Roman M. Stilling

Dept. Epigenetics of Neurodegenerative Diseases

European Neuroscience Institute

Georg-August-University, Göttingen


Hosted by Prof. John Cryan


11th  April 2013 - 4.00 PM

Room 4.02 Western Gateway Building

Animal models in drug discovery: promises and pitfalls - focus on cognitive deficits in  schizophrenia

Professor Joanne Neill

University of Manchester


15th March 2013 - 1.00 PM

Room 4.05 Western Gateway Building

Expression and function of the neurotrophic factors GDF5 and GDNF in the nigrostriatal system during development and in rat models of Parkinson's disease.

 Aisling Gavin

Ph.D. candidate

26th February 2013 - 4.00 PM

Room 3.04 Western Gateway Building

"Elucidating  the genomic determinants and molecular controls of nervous system development and complexity"

Dr Humberto Guttierez

University of Lincoln, UK

Host: Dr Gerard O’Keeffe

22nd February 2013 - 1.00 PM

Room G.05 Western Gateway Building

 The effect of inflammatory cytokines and maternal inflammation on axonal growth during development

 Aoife Nolan, Ph.D. Candidate

Forthcoming Seminars:   26th February 4.00 pm, Dr Humberto Gutierrez

19th February 2013 - 4.00 PM

Room 3.04 Western Gateway Building

 Can Cannabinoids take a Toll on Neuroinflammation?

Research presentation by Eric Downer

 Imaging Neural Activity Using Thy1-GCaMP Transgenic Mice

Journal article presentation by Janelle Pakan

11th  February 2013 - 4.00 PM

Room 4.05 Western Gateway Building

Stress during pregnancy: It also affects the mother

 Dr David Slattery

Universität Regensburg, Germany

Hosted by Professor John F. Cryan

5th February 2013 - 4.00 PM

Room 3.04 Western Gateway Building

Glutamate uptake in spinal cord sections

Technical presentation by Valeria Felice

Interrelationship of BMP-GDF intracellular signalling to phenotypic outcome

Student research presentation by Shane Hegarty



Dr Roman Stilling

Department of Anatomy and Neuroscience

‌Friends with Social Benefits: The Microbiota Modulates Social Behaviour and Amygdalar Transcription

Tuesday, January 13th 2014 

4.00 -5.00 pm  Western Gateway Building, Room 405

All Welcome



Dr Damien Rei from MIT

will visit the Department of Anatomy on Neuroscience on

Thursday 8th of January 2015.

He will present a seminar entitled

“Repercussion of amygdala activity on cognition and Alzheimer's disease progression”

in the Seminar Room 1.13, Biosciences Institute from 10:00am onwards.

All Welcome



Sean Crampton
"The impact of maternal inflammation and maternal stress in the regulation of neurodevelopment and physiological function".

8th December 2014
 9.15 am  in Room 405 WGB


Monday, 8th December 2014
 Dr Patrick Kiely, Department of Life Sciences, University of Limerick.
"The establishment and maintenance of the transformed phenotype in colon cancer: Focus on PKC"
1-2 pm  in Room 405 WGB.




 Department of Anatomy and Neuroscience

Seminar Series:

Fabricio A. Moreira
Assistant Professor
Department of Pharmacology ICB
Federal University of Minas Gerais
Belo Horizonte

Don't Panic The Endocammabinoid System and the Control of Aversive Responses

Friday 21st November,

  WGB G.03 1-2pm



Department of Anatomy and Neuroscience

Seminar Series:

‌Investigations into cellular and molecular changes in the amygdala

in models of temoral lobe epilepsy and maternal immune activation

Elaine O'Loughlin

PhD Candidate

Wednesday 12th of November,

Room 405, WGB 9am-10am




The Department of Anatomy & Neuroscience

Seminar series 

Imaging and Diagnostic Issues in Parkinsonian Disorders

Dr Sean O'Sullivan, Consultant Neurologist, CUH

Thursday 6th of November, 4-5pm

Room 304, Western Gateway Building

All Welcome




 The Department of Anatomy & Neuroscience

Seminar series

Dr Harriett Schellekens and Dr Hamdy Shaban

Department of Anatomy and Neuroscience

Digesting the Neurocircuitry of the Appetite using Electrophysiology

on Tuesday the 28th of October in

Room 405 Western Gateway Building

at 4.00- 5.00 pm 

All are welcome. 




 The Department of Anatomy Seminar series continues this week with a presentation from

Ms Suzanne Crotty from the Bioscience Imaging Centre.
Department of Anatomy and Neuroscience

Seeing is Believing: An Introduction to the Biosciences Imaging Centre

on Tuesday the 14th of October in Room 1.13

Biosciences Institute

at 4.00 pm 

All are welcome. 



The Department of Anatomy Seminar series recommences

on Tuesday the 7th of October 2014 in Room 4:05 Western Gateway Building

at 4.00 pm 

 All are welcome.  

This week’s seminar will be given by Ms Eileen Curran from the INFANT centre in CUH.


The Impact of Mode of Delivery and Maternal Irritable Bowel Syndrome on Child Mental Illness."


Department of Anatomy and Neuroscience

Anatamaíocht agus Néareolaíocht

Room 2.33, 2nd Floor, Western Gateway Building, University College, Cork, Ireland