Department: Department of Physiology, Anatomy and Genetics (DPAG)
Talks:

Monday 22 April 2024 (1st Week, Trinity Term)

SIR WILFRID LE GROS CLARK PRIZE LECTURE: Cardiovascular Ageing: Unraveling the Interplay of Vessels, Nerves, and Inflammation
Date: 22 April 2024, 16:00 - 17:00 (Monday, 1st week, Trinity 2024)
Speaker : Professor Stefanie Dimmeler (Goethe University, Frankfurt)
Venue: Sherrington Building, off Parks Road OX1 3PT
Venue Details: Blakemore Lecture Theatre, Sherrington Building
Organiser: Professor David Paterson (DPAG, University of Oxford)
Hosts: Professor Paul Riley (DPAG, University of Oxford), Professor David Paterson (DPAG, University of Oxford)

Tuesday 23 April 2024 (1st Week, Trinity Term)

Cell type evolution in the primate brain
Date: 23 April 2024, 16:00 - 17:00 (Tuesday, 1st week, Trinity 2024)
Speaker : Alex Pollen, PhD (University of California)
Venue: Sherrington Library, off Parks Road OX1 3PT
Venue Details: Sherrington Building
Organiser: Professor Zoltan Molnar (DPAG, University of Oxford)
Host: Professor Zoltan Molnar (DPAG, University of Oxford)

Friday 26 April 2024 (1st Week, Trinity Term)

New views on cleared tissue and live dendrites
Date: 26 April 2024, 13:00 - 14:00 (Friday, 1st week, Trinity 2024)
Speaker : Professor Fritjof Helmchen (University of Zurich)
Venue: Sherrington Library, off Parks Road OX1 3PT
Venue Details: Sherrington Building
Organisers: Dr Mootaz Salman (DPAG, University of Oxford), Associate Professor Samira Lakhal-Littleton (DPAG, University of Oxford)
Host: Professor Randy Bruno (DPAG, University of Oxford)

Monday 29 April 2024 (2nd Week, Trinity Term)

SIR CHARLES SHERRINGTON PRIZE LECTURE: Scents and Sensibility: Representations of Identity, Illusion and Value in Olfactory Cortex
Date: 29 April 2024, 16:00 - 17:00 (Monday, 2nd week, Trinity 2024)
Speaker : Professor Richard Axel (Columbia University)
Venue: Sherrington Building, off Parks Road OX1 3PT
Venue Details: Blakemore Lecture Theatre, Sherrington Building
Organisers: Professor David Paterson (University of Oxford), Professor Gero Miesenboeck (University of Oxford)
Hosts: Professor David Paterson (University of Oxford), Professor Gero Miesenboeck (University of Oxford)

Wednesday 1 May 2024 (2nd Week, Trinity Term)

Command, Connect, Clean: Mapping neural circuts for fly grooming as a model motor sequence
Date: 1 May 2024, 14:00 - 15:00 (Wednesday, 2nd week, Trinity 2024)
Speaker : Julie H Simpson (UC Santa Barbara)
Venue: Sherrington Building, off Parks Road OX1 3PT
Venue Details: Florence Buchanan Lecture Theatre
Organiser: Fiona Woods (University of Oxford, Department of Physiology Anatomy and Genetics, Centre for Neural Circuits and Behaviour)
Host: Prof. Scott Waddell (University of Oxford)

Thursday 2 May 2024 (2nd Week, Trinity Term)

Neuroimmune Cardiovascular Interfaces in Atherosclerosis
Date: 2 May 2024, 15:00 - 16:00 (Thursday, 2nd week, Trinity 2024)
Speaker : Sarajo Mohanta, PhD (Ludwig-Maximilians University, Munich)
Venue Details: Virtual (Please contact events@dpag.ox.ac.uk for Teams Link)
Organisers: TBA
Host: Professor David Paterson (University of Oxford)

Friday 3 May 2024 (2nd Week, Trinity Term)

Mechanism of Autophagy in Health and Disease
Date: 3 May 2024, 11:00 - 12:00 (Friday, 2nd week, Trinity 2024)
Speaker : Professor Zvulun Elazar (Weizmann Institute of Science)
Venue: Dorothy Crowfoot Hodgkin Building, off South Parks Road OX1 3QU
Venue Details: Seminar Room 2, (20-138)
Organiser: Fiona Woods (University of Oxford, Department of Physiology Anatomy and Genetics, Centre for Neural Circuits and Behaviour)
Hosts: TBA

Blood-Brain Barrier Dynamics in Vascular Dementia: Unravelling the Tripartite Crosstalk between the Endothelium, Pericytes, and Microglia
Date: 3 May 2024, 13:00 - 14:00 (Friday, 2nd week, Trinity 2024)
Speaker : Dr Axel Montagne (University of Edinburgh)
Venue: Sherrington Library, off Parks Road OX1 3PT
Venue Details: Sherrington Building
Organisers: Dr Mootaz Salman (DPAG, University of Oxford), Associate Professor Samira Lakhal-Littleton (DPAG, University of Oxford)
Host: Dr Mootaz Salman (DPAG, University of Oxford)

Wednesday 8 May 2024 (3rd Week, Trinity Term)

Adolescent experience and a putative sensitive period for learning and decision making in mice
Date: 8 May 2024, 11:00 - 12:00 (Wednesday, 3rd week, Trinity 2024)
Speaker : Professor Linda Wilbrecht (University of California)
Venue: Sherrington Library, off Parks Road OX1 3PT
Venue Details: Sherrington Building
Organiser: Associate Professor Armin Lak (University of Oxford)
Host: Associate Professor Armin Lak (University of Oxford)

Mitophagy, from genetics to biology, and back
Date: 8 May 2024, 12:00 - 13:00 (Wednesday, 3rd week, Trinity 2024)
Speaker : Professor Hélène Plun-Favreau (University College London)
Venue: Dorothy Crowfoot Hodgkin Building, off South Parks Road OX1 3QU
Venue Details: This seminar will be held in the Dorothy Crowfoot Hodgkin Building, Ground Floor Seminar Room (20-138). Email: opdc.administrator@dpag.ox.ac.uk for more details.
Organiser: Lorraine Dyson (University of Oxford)
Host: Professor Richard Wade-Martins (Professor of Molecular Neuroscience, University of Oxford)

Thursday 9 May 2024 (3rd Week, Trinity Term)

SIR HANS KREBS PRIZE LECTURE: TITLE TBC
Date: 9 May 2024, 16:00 - 17:00 (Thursday, 3rd week, Trinity 2024)
Speaker : Prof Andrew Hattersley (University of Exeter)
Venue: Sherrington Building, off Parks Road OX1 3PT
Venue Details: Blakemore Lecture Theatre, Sherrington Building
Organiser: Professor David Paterson (DPAG, University of Oxford)
Hosts: Professor Dame Frances Ashcroft (University of Oxford), Professor David Paterson (University of Oxford)

Friday 10 May 2024 (3rd Week, Trinity Term)

Bradyarrhythmias: New mechanisms and treatments
Date: 10 May 2024, 13:00 - 14:00 (Friday, 3rd week, Trinity 2024)
Speaker : Dr Alicia D'Souza (Imperial College London)
Venue: Sherrington Library, off Parks Road OX1 3PT
Venue Details: Sherrington Building
Organisers: Dr Mootaz Salman (DPAG, University of Oxford), Associate Professor Samira Lakhal-Littleton (DPAG, University of Oxford)
Host: Professor David Paterson (University of Oxford)

Monday 13 May 2024 (4th Week, Trinity Term)

Carotid body: beyond oxygen sensing and ventilation
Date: 13 May 2024, 13:00 - 14:00 (Monday, 4th week, Trinity 2024)
Speaker : Professor Julian F.R. Paton (University of Auckland)
Venue: Sherrington Library, off Parks Road OX1 3PT
Venue Details: Sherrington Building
Organiser: Professor David Paterson (DPAG, University of Oxford)
Host: Professor David Paterson (DPAG, University of Oxford)

Friday 17 May 2024 (4th Week, Trinity Term)

Immune and inflammatory mechanisms in stroke
Date: 17 May 2024, 13:00 - 14:00 (Friday, 4th week, Trinity 2024)
Speaker : Professor Stuart Allan (University of Manchester)
Venue: Sherrington Library, off Parks Road OX1 3PT
Venue Details: Sherrington Building
Organisers: Dr Mootaz Salman (DPAG, University of Oxford), Associate Professor Samira Lakhal-Littleton (DPAG, University of Oxford)
Host: Dr Mootaz Salman (DPAG, University of Oxford)

Friday 24 May 2024 (5th Week, Trinity Term)

Neuroimmune signalling within and across brain borders regulating synaptic fate in neurodegeneration
Date: 24 May 2024, 13:00 - 14:00 (Friday, 5th week, Trinity 2024)
Speaker : Dr Soyon Hong (UCL)
Venue: Sherrington Library, off Parks Road OX1 3PT
Venue Details: Sherrington Building
Organisers: Dr Mootaz Salman (DPAG, University of Oxford), Associate Professor Samira Lakhal-Littleton (DPAG, University of Oxford)
Host: Dr Mootaz Salman (DPAG, University of Oxford)

Wednesday 29 May 2024 (6th Week, Trinity Term)

Transformation of sound representations in the auditory system across wakefulness, sleep and anesthesia
Date: 29 May 2024, 14:00 - 15:00 (Wednesday, 6th week, Trinity 2024)
Speaker : Brice Bathellier (Institut de l’Audition, Paris)
Venue: Sherrington Library, off Parks Road OX1 3PT
Venue Details: Sherrington Building
Organiser: Associate Professor Kerry Walker (DPAG, University of Oxford)
Host: Associate Professor Kerry Walker (DPAG, University of Oxford)

Monday 17 June 2024 (9th Week, Trinity Term)

TBC
Date: 17 June 2024, 11:00 - 12:00 (Monday, 9th week, Trinity 2024)
Speaker : Professor David Kleinfeld (UC San Diego)
Venue: Sherrington Library, off Parks Road OX1 3PT
Venue Details: Sherrington Building
Organiser: Professor Randy Bruno (DPAG, University of Oxford)
Host: Professor Randy Bruno (DPAG, University of Oxford)