Name: Dr Adam Packer
University of Oxford

Events this person is speaking at:

Tuesday 5 February 2019 (4th Week, Hilary Term)

Technical workshop on the function and utility of two-photon microscopy in neuroscience
Date: 5 February 2019, 15:00 - 18:00 (Tuesday, 4th week, Hilary 2019)
Speaker : Dr Adam Packer (University of Oxford)
Venue: Henry Wellcome Building of Gene Function, off South Parks Road OX1 3QB
Venue Details: OCGF seminar room
Organiser: Cortex Club (University of Oxford)
Host: Tai-Ying Lee

Friday 26 November 2021 (7th Week, Michaelmas Term)

Fellows Lecture in Pairs
Date: 26 November 2021, 13:00 - 14:00 (Friday, 7th week, Michaelmas 2021)
Speaker s: Dr Adam Packer (University of Oxford), Dr Armin Lak (DPAG, University of Oxford)
Venue: Sherrington Building, off Parks Road OX1 3PT
Venue Details: The Blakemore Lecture Theatre
Organisers: Dr Adam Packer (University of Oxford), Associate Professor Duncan Sparrow (DPAG, University of Oxford)
Host: Professor David Paterson (DPAG, University of Oxford)

Events this person is hosting:

Wednesday 19 June 2019 (8th Week, Trinity Term)

SLM-based methods for 3D control and imaging in the brain
Date: 19 June 2019, 12:00 - 13:00 (Wednesday, 8th week, Trinity 2019)
Speaker : Darcy Peterka (Columbia University)
Venue: Sherrington Building, off Parks Road OX1 3PT
Venue Details: Small Lecture Theatre
Organiser: Dr Adam Packer (University of Oxford)
Host: Dr Adam Packer (University of Oxford)

Friday 14 May 2021 (3rd Week, Trinity Term)

Cortical-subcortical interactions with the thalamus and claustrum
Date: 14 May 2021, 17:00 - 18:00 (Friday, 3rd week, Trinity 2021)
Speaker : Associate Professor Solange Brown (Solomon H. Snyder Department of Neuroscience, Kavli Neuroscience Discovery Institute, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine)
Venue Details: This seminar will be held on Microsoft Teams. Please email hod-pa@dpag.ox.ac.uk for more details and the link to join.
Organisers: Dr Adam Packer (University of Oxford), Associate Professor Duncan Sparrow (DPAG, University of Oxford)
Host: Dr Adam Packer (University of Oxford)

Friday 21 May 2021 (4th Week, Trinity Term)

Does the eye know what the brain is doing? The modulation of retinal output by arousal and locomotion
Date: 21 May 2021, 13:00 - 14:00 (Friday, 4th week, Trinity 2021)
Speaker : Dr Sylvia Schröder (University of Sussex)
Venue Details: This seminar will be held on Microsoft Teams. Please email hod-pa@dpag.ox.ac.uk for more details and the link to join.
Organisers: Dr Adam Packer (University of Oxford), Associate Professor Duncan Sparrow (DPAG, University of Oxford)
Host: Dr Adam Packer (University of Oxford)

Friday 21 January 2022 (1st Week, Hilary Term)

POSTPONED Optogenetic dissection of local and long-range connections in prefrontal circuits
Status: This talk is in preparation - details may change
Status: This talk has been cancelled
Date: 21 January 2022, 13:00 - 14:00 (Friday, 1st week, Hilary 2022)
Speaker : Associate Professor Ofer Yizhar (Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel)
Venue: Sherrington Building, off Parks Road OX1 3PT
Venue Details: Blakemore Lecture Theatre
Organisers: Dr Adam Packer (University of Oxford), Associate Professor Duncan Sparrow (DPAG, University of Oxford)
Host: Dr Adam Packer (University of Oxford)

Friday 4 March 2022 (7th Week, Hilary Term)

A brain-wide analysis of entorhinal projections
Date: 4 March 2022, 13:00 - 14:00 (Friday, 7th week, Hilary 2022)
Speaker : Gülşen Sürmeli (Royal Society and Wellcome Trust, Sir Henry Dale Fellow, Centre for Discovery Brain Sciences, University of Edinburgh)
Venue: Sherrington Building, off Parks Road OX1 3PT
Venue Details: The Blakemore Lecture Theatre
Organisers: Dr Adam Packer (University of Oxford), Associate Professor Duncan Sparrow (DPAG, University of Oxford)
Host: Dr Adam Packer (University of Oxford)

Friday 17 June 2022 (8th Week, Trinity Term)

Team Science, Big Science, and Open Science In the Service of Understanding Cortex
Date: 17 June 2022, 13:00 - 14:00 (Friday, 8th week, Trinity 2022)
Speaker : Christof Koch, PhD (Chief Scientist, MindScope Program, Allen Institute, Seattle, Chief Scientist, Tiny Blue Dot Foundation, Santa Monica)
Venue: Sherrington Building, off Parks Road OX1 3PT
Venue Details: Blakemore Lecture Theatre
Organisers: Dr Adam Packer (University of Oxford), Associate Professor Duncan Sparrow (DPAG, University of Oxford)
Hosts: Dr Adam Packer (University of Oxford), Professor Zoltan Molnar (DPAG, University of Oxford)

Thursday 23 June 2022 (9th Week, Trinity Term)

Neurons, Circuits, Behavior and Evolution
Date: 23 June 2022, 13:30 - 14:30 (Thursday, 9th week, Trinity 2022)
Speaker : Gilles Laurent (Max Planck Institute for Brain Research)
Venue: Sherrington Building, off Parks Road OX1 3PT
Venue Details: Blakemore Lecture Theatre
Organisers: Dr Adam Packer (University of Oxford), Associate Professor Duncan Sparrow (DPAG, University of Oxford)
Host: Dr Adam Packer (University of Oxford)

Events this person is organising:

Wednesday 19 June 2019 (8th Week, Trinity Term)

SLM-based methods for 3D control and imaging in the brain
Date: 19 June 2019, 12:00 - 13:00 (Wednesday, 8th week, Trinity 2019)
Speaker : Darcy Peterka (Columbia University)
Venue: Sherrington Building, off Parks Road OX1 3PT
Venue Details: Small Lecture Theatre
Organiser: Dr Adam Packer (University of Oxford)
Host: Dr Adam Packer (University of Oxford)

Friday 7 May 2021 (2nd Week, Trinity Term)

Revisiting the CNS immune privilege
Date: 7 May 2021, 17:00 - 18:00 (Friday, 2nd week, Trinity 2021)
Speaker : Dr Jonathan Kipnis (Washington University Medical School)
Venue Details: This seminar will be held on Microsoft Teams. Please email hod-pa@dpag.ox.ac.uk for more details and the link to join.
Organisers: Dr Adam Packer (University of Oxford), Associate Professor Duncan Sparrow (DPAG, University of Oxford)
Host: Dr Oliver Stone (University of Oxford, Department of Physiology, Anatomy and Genetics (DPAG))

Friday 14 May 2021 (3rd Week, Trinity Term)

Cortical-subcortical interactions with the thalamus and claustrum
Date: 14 May 2021, 17:00 - 18:00 (Friday, 3rd week, Trinity 2021)
Speaker : Associate Professor Solange Brown (Solomon H. Snyder Department of Neuroscience, Kavli Neuroscience Discovery Institute, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine)
Venue Details: This seminar will be held on Microsoft Teams. Please email hod-pa@dpag.ox.ac.uk for more details and the link to join.
Organisers: Dr Adam Packer (University of Oxford), Associate Professor Duncan Sparrow (DPAG, University of Oxford)
Host: Dr Adam Packer (University of Oxford)

Friday 21 May 2021 (4th Week, Trinity Term)

Does the eye know what the brain is doing? The modulation of retinal output by arousal and locomotion
Date: 21 May 2021, 13:00 - 14:00 (Friday, 4th week, Trinity 2021)
Speaker : Dr Sylvia Schröder (University of Sussex)
Venue Details: This seminar will be held on Microsoft Teams. Please email hod-pa@dpag.ox.ac.uk for more details and the link to join.
Organisers: Dr Adam Packer (University of Oxford), Associate Professor Duncan Sparrow (DPAG, University of Oxford)
Host: Dr Adam Packer (University of Oxford)

Friday 28 May 2021 (5th Week, Trinity Term)

Cardiac Cartography: delineating the emergence of cellular diversity in the mouse and human heart
Date: 28 May 2021, 13:00 - 14:00 (Friday, 5th week, Trinity 2021)
Speaker : Prof Shankar Srinivas (Department of Physiology, Anatomy & Genetics)
Venue Details: This seminar will be held on Microsoft Teams. Please email hod-pa@dpag.ox.ac.uk for more details and the link to join.
Organisers: Dr Adam Packer (University of Oxford), Associate Professor Duncan Sparrow (DPAG, University of Oxford)
Hosts: TBA

Friday 15 October 2021 (1st Week, Michaelmas Term)

Circadian control of the secretory pathway maintains collagen homeostasis
Date: 15 October 2021, 13:00 - 14:00 (Friday, 1st week, Michaelmas 2021)
Speaker : Professor Karl Kadler (University of Manchester)
Venue: Sherrington Building, off Parks Road OX1 3PT
Venue Details: The Blakemore Lecture Theatre
Organisers: Dr Adam Packer (University of Oxford), Associate Professor Duncan Sparrow (DPAG, University of Oxford)
Host: Professor Paul Riley (DPAG, University of Oxford)

Friday 22 October 2021 (2nd Week, Michaelmas Term)

Spying on neuromodulation with new genetically encoded fluorescent sensors
Date: 22 October 2021, 11:00 - 12:00 (Friday, 2nd week, Michaelmas 2021)
Speaker : Professor Yulong Li (Peking University, China)
Venue Details: This seminar will be held on Microsoft Teams. Please email hod-pa@dpag.ox.ac.uk for the link to join.
Organisers: Dr Adam Packer (University of Oxford), Associate Professor Duncan Sparrow (DPAG, University of Oxford)
Host: Dr Armin Lak (DPAG, University of Oxford)

Friday 5 November 2021 (4th Week, Michaelmas Term)

Hallucinating mice, dopamine and immunity – towards mechanistic treatment targets for psychotic disorders
Date: 5 November 2021, 13:00 - 14:00 (Friday, 4th week, Michaelmas 2021)
Speaker : Dr Katharina Schmack (Francis Crick Institute and University College London)
Venue: Sherrington Building, off Parks Road OX1 3PT
Venue Details: The Blakemore Lecture Theatre
Organisers: Dr Adam Packer (University of Oxford), Associate Professor Duncan Sparrow (DPAG, University of Oxford)
Host: Dr Armin Lak (DPAG, University of Oxford)

Friday 12 November 2021 (5th Week, Michaelmas Term)

Novel genes, pathways and processes involved in arterial valve development in mouse and man
Date: 12 November 2021, 13:00 - 14:00 (Friday, 5th week, Michaelmas 2021)
Speaker : Professor Debbie Henderson (University of Newcastle)
Venue: Sherrington Building, off Parks Road OX1 3PT
Venue Details: The Blakemore Lecture Theatre
Organisers: Dr Adam Packer (University of Oxford), Associate Professor Duncan Sparrow (DPAG, University of Oxford)
Host: Associate Professor Duncan Sparrow (DPAG, University of Oxford)

Friday 26 November 2021 (7th Week, Michaelmas Term)

Fellows Lecture in Pairs
Date: 26 November 2021, 13:00 - 14:00 (Friday, 7th week, Michaelmas 2021)
Speaker s: Dr Adam Packer (University of Oxford), Dr Armin Lak (DPAG, University of Oxford)
Venue: Sherrington Building, off Parks Road OX1 3PT
Venue Details: The Blakemore Lecture Theatre
Organisers: Dr Adam Packer (University of Oxford), Associate Professor Duncan Sparrow (DPAG, University of Oxford)
Host: Professor David Paterson (DPAG, University of Oxford)

Friday 3 December 2021 (8th Week, Michaelmas Term)

Mabel FitzGerald Prize Lecture 2021: Designing materials to heal the body and detect diseases earlier
Date: 3 December 2021, 13:00 - 14:00 (Friday, 8th week, Michaelmas 2021)
Speaker : Professor Molly Stevens, FREng FRS (Imperial College London)
Venue: Sherrington Building, off Parks Road OX1 3PT
Venue Details: The Blakemore Lecture Theatre
Organisers: Dr Adam Packer (University of Oxford), Associate Professor Duncan Sparrow (DPAG, University of Oxford), Professor David Paterson (DPAG, University of Oxford)
Host: Professor David Paterson (DPAG, University of Oxford)

Friday 21 January 2022 (1st Week, Hilary Term)

POSTPONED Optogenetic dissection of local and long-range connections in prefrontal circuits
Status: This talk is in preparation - details may change
Status: This talk has been cancelled
Date: 21 January 2022, 13:00 - 14:00 (Friday, 1st week, Hilary 2022)
Speaker : Associate Professor Ofer Yizhar (Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel)
Venue: Sherrington Building, off Parks Road OX1 3PT
Venue Details: Blakemore Lecture Theatre
Organisers: Dr Adam Packer (University of Oxford), Associate Professor Duncan Sparrow (DPAG, University of Oxford)
Host: Dr Adam Packer (University of Oxford)

Friday 28 January 2022 (2nd Week, Hilary Term)

Fellows Lecture in Pairs: "Prediction and the sensory brain" and "Elucidating regulatory pathways underlying epithelial-to-mesenchymal transition in the developing and adult heart to enable cardiovascular repair and regeneration"
Date: 28 January 2022, 13:00 - 14:00 (Friday, 2nd week, Hilary 2022)
Speaker s: Dr Nicol Harper (DPAG, University of Oxford), Dr Joaquim Vieira (DPAG, University of Oxford)
Venue: Sherrington Building, off Parks Road OX1 3PT
Venue Details: Blakemore Lecture Theatre
Organisers: Dr Adam Packer (University of Oxford), Associate Professor Duncan Sparrow (DPAG, University of Oxford)
Host: Professor David Paterson (DPAG, University of Oxford)

Friday 4 February 2022 (3rd Week, Hilary Term)

Fellows Lecture in Pairs: "Targeting metabolite-driven signalling pathways in the type 2 diabetic heart" and "Defining mechanisms of blood-brain barrier dysfunction in dementia using advanced organ-on-a-chip models”
Date: 4 February 2022, 13:00 - 14:00 (Friday, 3rd week, Hilary 2022)
Speaker s: Associate Professor Lisa Heather (DPAG, University of Oxford), Dr Mootaz Salman (DPAG, University of Oxford)
Venue: Sherrington Building, off Parks Road OX1 3PT
Venue Details: The Blakemore Lecture Theatre
Organisers: Dr Adam Packer (University of Oxford), Associate Professor Duncan Sparrow (DPAG, University of Oxford)
Host: Professor David Paterson (DPAG, University of Oxford)

Friday 11 February 2022 (4th Week, Hilary Term)

Fellows Lecture in Pairs: “Descending Cortical Loops for Auditory Plasticity” and “Form and function in the developing heart”
Date: 11 February 2022, 13:00 - 14:00 (Friday, 4th week, Hilary 2022)
Speaker s: Associate Professor Victoria Bajo Lorenzana (DPAG, University of Oxford), Dr Richard Tyser (DPAG, University of Oxford)
Venue: Sherrington Building, off Parks Road OX1 3PT
Venue Details: The Blakemore Lecture Theatre
Organisers: Dr Adam Packer (University of Oxford), Associate Professor Duncan Sparrow (DPAG, University of Oxford)
Host: Professor David Paterson (DPAG, University of Oxford)

Friday 18 February 2022 (5th Week, Hilary Term)

Fellows Lecture in Pairs: "Developmental origins of blood and lymphatic endothelium" and "Translational physiology: iron, hypoxia and the pulmonary circulation"
Date: 18 February 2022, 13:00 - 14:00 (Friday, 5th week, Hilary 2022)
Speaker s: Dr Oliver Stone (University of Oxford, Department of Physiology, Anatomy and Genetics (DPAG)), Dr Nick Talbot (University of Oxford)
Venue: Sherrington Building, off Parks Road OX1 3PT
Venue Details: The Blakemore Lecture Theatre
Organisers: Dr Adam Packer (University of Oxford), Associate Professor Duncan Sparrow (DPAG, University of Oxford)
Host: Professor David Paterson (DPAG, University of Oxford)

Friday 4 March 2022 (7th Week, Hilary Term)

A brain-wide analysis of entorhinal projections
Date: 4 March 2022, 13:00 - 14:00 (Friday, 7th week, Hilary 2022)
Speaker : Gülşen Sürmeli (Royal Society and Wellcome Trust, Sir Henry Dale Fellow, Centre for Discovery Brain Sciences, University of Edinburgh)
Venue: Sherrington Building, off Parks Road OX1 3PT
Venue Details: The Blakemore Lecture Theatre
Organisers: Dr Adam Packer (University of Oxford), Associate Professor Duncan Sparrow (DPAG, University of Oxford)
Host: Dr Adam Packer (University of Oxford)

Friday 11 March 2022 (8th Week, Hilary Term)

POSTPONED Towards a multiscale understanding of heart morphogenesis
Status: This talk is in preparation - details may change
Status: This talk has been cancelled
Date: 11 March 2022, 13:00 - 14:00 (Friday, 8th week, Hilary 2022)
Speaker : Rashmi Priya (The Francis Crick Institute)
Venue: Sherrington Building, off Parks Road OX1 3PT
Venue Details: Blakemore Lecture Theatre
Organisers: Dr Adam Packer (University of Oxford), Associate Professor Duncan Sparrow (DPAG, University of Oxford)
Host: Professor Paul Riley (DPAG, University of Oxford)

Fellows Lecture in Pairs: “Hearing in an acoustically complex world” and "Heart regeneration in the Mexican cavefish"
Date: 11 March 2022, 13:00 - 14:00 (Friday, 8th week, Hilary 2022)
Speaker s: Associate Professor Kerry Walker (DPAG, University of Oxford), Associate Professor Mathilda Mommersteeg (DPAG University of Oxford)
Venue: Sherrington Building, off Parks Road OX1 3PT
Venue Details: The Blakemore Lecture Theatre
Organisers: Dr Adam Packer (University of Oxford), Associate Professor Duncan Sparrow (DPAG, University of Oxford)
Host: Professor David Paterson (DPAG, University of Oxford)

Friday 29 April 2022 (1st Week, Trinity Term)

Shaping the heart tube to establish a double blood flow
Date: 29 April 2022, 13:00 - 14:00 (Friday, 1st week, Trinity 2022)
Speaker : Sigolène Meilhac, PhD (Institut Imagine, Institut Pasteur, Paris, France)
Venue: Sherrington Building, off Parks Road OX1 3PT
Venue Details: Blakemore Lecture Theatre
Organisers: Dr Adam Packer (University of Oxford), Associate Professor Duncan Sparrow (DPAG, University of Oxford)
Host: Prof Shankar Srinivas (Department of Physiology, Anatomy & Genetics)

Friday 6 May 2022 (2nd Week, Trinity Term)

Towards a multiscale understanding of heart morphogenesis
Date: 6 May 2022, 13:00 - 14:00 (Friday, 2nd week, Trinity 2022)
Speaker : Rashmi Priya (The Francis Crick Institute)
Venue: Sherrington Building, off Parks Road OX1 3PT
Venue Details: Blakemore Lecture Theatre
Organisers: Dr Adam Packer (University of Oxford), Associate Professor Duncan Sparrow (DPAG, University of Oxford)
Host: Professor Paul Riley (DPAG, University of Oxford)

Friday 20 May 2022 (4th Week, Trinity Term)

Sugar: A gut choice
Date: 20 May 2022, 13:00 - 14:00 (Friday, 4th week, Trinity 2022)
Speaker : Diego V. Bohórquez, Ph.D. (Duke University)
Venue: Sherrington Building, off Parks Road OX1 3PT
Venue Details: Blakemore Lecture Theatre
Organisers: Dr Adam Packer (University of Oxford), Associate Professor Duncan Sparrow (DPAG, University of Oxford)
Host: Professor Heidi de Wet MD (DPAG, University of Oxford)

Friday 27 May 2022 (5th Week, Trinity Term)

CANCELLED - Detecting Death and Damage; Understanding macrophage migration in vivo
Status: This talk is in preparation - details may change
Status: This talk has been cancelled
Date: 27 May 2022, 13:00 - 14:00 (Friday, 5th week, Trinity 2022)
Speaker : Will Wood (Centre for Inflammation Research, University of Edinburgh)
Venue: Sherrington Building, off Parks Road OX1 3PT
Venue Details: Blakemore Lecture Theatre
Organisers: Dr Adam Packer (University of Oxford), Associate Professor Duncan Sparrow (DPAG, University of Oxford)
Host: Professor Paul Riley (DPAG, University of Oxford)

Friday 17 June 2022 (8th Week, Trinity Term)

Team Science, Big Science, and Open Science In the Service of Understanding Cortex
Date: 17 June 2022, 13:00 - 14:00 (Friday, 8th week, Trinity 2022)
Speaker : Christof Koch, PhD (Chief Scientist, MindScope Program, Allen Institute, Seattle, Chief Scientist, Tiny Blue Dot Foundation, Santa Monica)
Venue: Sherrington Building, off Parks Road OX1 3PT
Venue Details: Blakemore Lecture Theatre
Organisers: Dr Adam Packer (University of Oxford), Associate Professor Duncan Sparrow (DPAG, University of Oxford)
Hosts: Dr Adam Packer (University of Oxford), Professor Zoltan Molnar (DPAG, University of Oxford)

Thursday 23 June 2022 (9th Week, Trinity Term)

Neurons, Circuits, Behavior and Evolution
Date: 23 June 2022, 13:30 - 14:30 (Thursday, 9th week, Trinity 2022)
Speaker : Gilles Laurent (Max Planck Institute for Brain Research)
Venue: Sherrington Building, off Parks Road OX1 3PT
Venue Details: Blakemore Lecture Theatre
Organisers: Dr Adam Packer (University of Oxford), Associate Professor Duncan Sparrow (DPAG, University of Oxford)
Host: Dr Adam Packer (University of Oxford)