Pharmacology, Anatomical Neuropharmacology and Drug Discovery Seminars

Weekly Tuesday seminars, held in the Department of Pharmacology during term time, from 12 noon. All welcome.
Type: Seminar Series
Series organiser: Carolyn Thackrah (University of Oxford, Department of Pharmacology)
Timing: Tuesdays at 12 noon
Web Address: http://www.pharm.ox.ac.uk/
Organising department: Department of Pharmacology

Talks:

Tuesday 21 January 2020 (1st Week, Hilary Term)

How transcription factor interaction networks control gene expression programs
Date: 21 January 2020, 12:00 - 13:00 (Tuesday, 1st week, Hilary 2020)
Speaker : Dr Giovanna Zinzalla (Department of Microbiology, Tumor and Cell Biology, Karolinska Institutet)
Venue: Pharmacology, off Mansfield Road OX1 3QT
Venue Details: Lecture Theatre
Organiser: Carolyn Thackrah (University of Oxford, Department of Pharmacology)
Hosts: TBA

Tuesday 28 January 2020 (2nd Week, Hilary Term)

Of mice (and rats) and men: assessing and correcting dysfunction in models of fragile X syndrome
Date: 28 January 2020, 12:00 - 13:00 (Tuesday, 2nd week, Hilary 2020)
Speaker : Professor David Wyllie (Centre for Discovery Brain Sciences, University of Edinburgh)
Venue: Pharmacology, off Mansfield Road OX1 3QT
Venue Details: Lecture Theatre
Organiser: Carolyn Thackrah (University of Oxford, Department of Pharmacology)
Host: Dr Barbara Zonta (Department of Pharmacology, University of Oxford)

Tuesday 4 February 2020 (3rd Week, Hilary Term)

Alzheimer's disease: the interaction between amyloid beta, synapses and microglia
Date: 4 February 2020, 12:00 - 13:00 (Tuesday, 3rd week, Hilary 2020)
Speaker : Professor Frances Edwards (University College London (UCL))
Venue: Pharmacology, off Mansfield Road OX1 3QT
Venue Details: Lecture Theatre
Organiser: Carolyn Thackrah (University of Oxford, Department of Pharmacology)
Host: Dr Tim Viney (Department of Pharmacology, University of Oxford)

Tuesday 11 February 2020 (4th Week, Hilary Term)

Is there neurogenesis in the adult spinal cord?
Date: 11 February 2020, 12:00 - 13:00 (Tuesday, 4th week, Hilary 2020)
Speaker : Dr Susan Deuchars (School of Biomedical Sciences, University of Leeds)
Venue: Pharmacology, off Mansfield Road OX1 3QT
Venue Details: Lecture Theatre
Organiser: Carolyn Thackrah (University of Oxford, Department of Pharmacology)
Host: Associate Professor Paolo Tammaro (Department of Pharmacology, University of Oxford)

Tuesday 18 February 2020 (5th Week, Hilary Term)

Damn the compass, full steam ahead! Disease model validity and the problem of drug discovery
Date: 18 February 2020, 12:00 - 13:00 (Tuesday, 5th week, Hilary 2020)
Speaker : Professor Jack Scannell (JW Scannell Analytics Ltd and School of Social and Political Sciences, University of Edinburgh)
Venue: Pharmacology, off Mansfield Road OX1 3QT
Venue Details: Lecture Theatre
Organiser: Carolyn Thackrah (University of Oxford, Department of Pharmacology)
Host: Associate Professor Grant Churchill (Department of Pharmacology, University of Oxford)

Tuesday 25 February 2020 (6th Week, Hilary Term)

Control of vascular stability and inflammation-induced leakage via integrins
Date: 25 February 2020, 12:00 - 13:00 (Tuesday, 6th week, Hilary 2020)
Speaker : Associate Professor Pipsa Saharinen (Translational Cancer Medicine Program, University of Helsinki)
Venue: Pharmacology, off Mansfield Road OX1 3QT
Venue Details: Lecture Theatre
Organiser: Carolyn Thackrah (University of Oxford, Department of Pharmacology)
Host: Associate Professor Paolo Tammaro (Department of Pharmacology, University of Oxford)

Tuesday 3 March 2020 (7th Week, Hilary Term)

Age-related changes at the synapses of mouse inner hair cells
Date: 3 March 2020, 12:00 - 13:00 (Tuesday, 7th week, Hilary 2020)
Speaker : Professor Walter Marcotti (Department of Biomedical Science, University of Sheffield)
Venue: Pharmacology, off Mansfield Road OX1 3QT
Venue Details: Lecture Theatre
Organiser: Carolyn Thackrah (University of Oxford, Department of Pharmacology)
Host: Associate Professor Paolo Tammaro (Department of Pharmacology, University of Oxford)

Tuesday 10 March 2020 (8th Week, Hilary Term)

The enlightened heart: optogenetic approaches to treat and understand cardiac arrhythmia
Date: 10 March 2020, 12:00 - 13:00 (Tuesday, 8th week, Hilary 2020)
Speaker : Professor Philipp Sasse (Institute for Physiology, University of Bonn)
Venue: Pharmacology, off Mansfield Road OX1 3QT
Venue Details: Lecture Theatre
Organiser: Carolyn Thackrah (University of Oxford, Department of Pharmacology)
Host: Dr Rebecca Burton (Sir Henry Dale Royal Society/Wellcome Trust Fellow, Oxford Department of Pharmacology)

Editors: Anne Bowtell, Carolyn Thackrah