Seminars

The Centre hosts weekly seminars with leading scientists and guest lecturers from all over the world. Below is a list of upcoming seminars for the 2024/2025 academic year.
13/9/24 13:00 Lecture series

Constructing and deconstructing the human nervous system to understand disease

Speaker: Sergiu Pasca, Stanford University
Location: TBC
Host: Beatriz Rico
26/9/24 13:00 Lecture series

Exploiting altered brain patterns against metastases

Speaker: Manuel Valiente, National Cancer Research Center, Madrid
Location: TBC
Host: Oscar Marín
10/10/24 13:00 Lecture series

Post-translational control of neurogenesis

Speaker: Bassem Hassan, Brain Development Team, The Brain and Spine Institute, Paris
Location: TBC
Host: Oscar Marín
17/10/24 13:00 Lecture series

Functional roles of the cortical myeloarchitecture

Speaker: Maarten Kole, Netherlands Institute for Neuroscience
Location: Gordon Museum, Hodgkin Building, Guy's Campus
Host: Juan Burrone
14/11/24 13:00 Lecture series

Is love blind? Mating proximity gates threat perception

Speaker: Carolina Rezaval, School of Biosciences, Associate Professor, University of Birmingham
Location:
Host: Robert Hinges
21/11/24 13:00 Lecture series

Evolutionary expansion of a learning and memory centre

Speaker: Stephen Mongomery, Associate Professor in Evolutionary Neurobiology and Behaviour, School of Biological Sciences, University of Bristol
Location: Gordon Museum, Hodgkin Building, Guy's Campus
Host: Darren Williams
12/12/24 13:00 Lecture series

Circuits for instinct – form, function and flexibility

Speaker: Jonny Kohl, The Francis Crick Institute
Location:
Host: Laura Andreae
13/2/25 13:00 Lecture series

Advancing Neurodevelopmental Research: Developing Human Brain Organoid Models to Investigate Brain Malformations

Speaker: Orly Reiner, Incumbent of the Berstein-Mason professorial chair of Neurochemistry, Weizmann Institute of Science
Location: Gordon Museum, Hodgkin Building, Guy's Campus
Host: Laura Andreae
20/3/25 13:00 Lecture series

Evolution of neural circuits, lessons from the flies

Speaker: Lucia Prieto-Godino, Group Leader, The Francis Crick Institute
Location: Gordon Museum, Hodgkin Building, Guy's Campus
Host: Laura Andreae
8/5/25 13:00

The Construction of Sensory-Modality Circuits: The Key Role of Spontaneous Activity Programs

Speaker: Guillermina López-Bendito, Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Physiology Anatomy & Genetics, University of Oxford
Location: Gordon Museum, Hodgkin Building, Guy's Campus
Host: Benedikt Berninger