A celebration of Claude Bernard

10 Jun 2013

The Department of Physiology, UCC is hosting a symposium to mark the occasion of the bicentennial celebration of the birth of Claude Bernard.

Brookfield Health Sciences Complex G01, University College Cork
Wednesday June 19th
9.10am Welcome
9.15am James Jones, University College Dublin - The legacy of Claude Bernard
9.45am Prem Kumar, University of Birmingham - Making sense of normoxia: modulation of carotid body chemosensitivity by mitochondrial inhibition
10.30am Lucy Green, University of Southampton - Fetal cardiovascular adaptive responses to undernutrition
11.15am Tea/Coffee
11.45am Ashley Blackshaw, Queen Mary, University of London - Visceral sensory function in health and disease
12.30pm Lunch
2.00pm Keynote Lecture: Julian Paton, University of Bristol - The respiratory basis of cardiovascular disease
3.00pm Rising Stars - 
  • Daniel Ulrich, Trinity College Dublin - Sleep and learning: a homeostatic process.

  • Michelle Roche, National University of Ireland, Galway - Glia: the glue that links depression and pain.

  • Dervla O’Malley, University College Cork - Glucagon-like peptide 1: a potential role in functional bowel disorders

4.00pm Tea/Coffee
4.30pm Intervarsity Undergraduate Prize in Physiology Competition - Undergraduate representatives from UCD, TCD,  NUIG, and UCC

Physiology Department


Western Gateway Building Western Road University College Cork