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Distribution and diversity of tau prion strains in tauopathy and the critical role of monomer

 

Date 

Wednesday 19 th  July 2017 at 1pm
                                                             

Given by 

Marc Diamond, M.D.

Director, Centre for Alzheimer’s and Neurodegenerative Diseases, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Centre


Location 

2nd floor Seminar Room, Inst. of Neurology, Queen Sq.,London WC1N 3BG   

Hosted by    

 

Professor John Collinge

 

  

 

Insights into the cell and molecular biology of dementia from human stem cell systems

 

Intracellular neutralization of tau seeding by cytosolic Fc receptor TRIM21
 

 

Date 

Wednesday 10th May 2017 at 1pm

Given by  

Dr William McEwan  

 

Cambridge Immunology Network, MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology 

Location 

2nd floor Seminar Room, Inst. of Neurology, Queen Sq.,London WC1N 3BG   


Hosted by   


Prof John Collinge 







 

Date 

Wednesday 15th March 2017  1pm 

Given by  

Dr Rick Livesey   

 

The Gurdon Institute, University of Cambridge  

Location 

2nd floor Seminar Room, Inst. of Neurology, Queen Sq.,London WC1N 3BG   


Hosted by   


Dr Emmanuelle Vire   



 

Sharing resources and knowledge in ageing research


Date

Wednesday 8th February 2017  1pm  

Given by 

Professor Ilaria Bellantuono

MRC/Arthritis Research-UK Centre for Integrated Research into Musculoskeletal Ageing (CIMA), Department of Oncology and Metabolism, The University of Sheffield

Location  

2nd floor Seminar Room, Inst. of Neurology, Queen Sq.,London WC1N 3BG                 

Hosted by  

Dr Emmanuel Asante 

 


 


Epigenetic studies in dementia

Date
Wednesday 30th November 2016  1pm

Given by

Dr Michel Goedert

MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology, Cambridge

Location 

2nd floor Seminar Room, Inst. of Neurology, Queen Sq.,London WC1N 3BG                    

Hosted by 

Professor John Collinge

 



Tau propagati on and neurodegeneration 


 Date

Wednesday 5th October 2016 1pm

 Given by

Dr Katie Lunnon, Complex Disease Epigenetics Group, University of Exeter Medical School

 Location

2nd floor Seminar Room, Inst. of Neurology, Queen Sq.,London WC1N 3BG                    

 Hosted by

Dr Emmanuelle Vire



Wednesday 8th June 2016  12pm

Pathogenic vs. Reversible Amyloid

Given by:

Professor David Eisenberg

 

Howard Hughes Medical Institute, University of California, Los Angeles

Location:

2nd floor Seminar Room, Inst. of Neurology, Queen Sq.,London WC1N 3BG

Hosted by:

Professor John Collinge

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Wednesday 25 May 2016  1pm

Experimental design, statistics and the 3Rs

Given by:

Dr David Lovell

 

Division of Biomedical Sciences, St George’s University of London

Location:

2nd floor Seminar Room, Inst. of Neurology, Queen Sq.,London WC1N 3BG

Hosted by:

Dr Emmanuel Asante

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Wednesday 25th November 2015  1pm

Improving translational studies through better animal experiments

Given by:

Professor Dominic Wells

 

Neuromuscular Disease Group, Department of Comparative Biomedical Sciences, Royal Veterinary College.

Location:

2nd floor Seminar Room, Inst. of Neurology, Queen Sq.,London WC1N 3BG

Hosted by:

Dr Emmanuel Asante

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Wednesday 7th October 2015  1pm

Insights into the molecular pathogenesis of HD and the validation of therapeutic targets

Given by:

Professor Gillian Bates

 

Division of Genetics and Molecular Medicine, King's College, London

Location:

2nd floor Seminar Room, Inst. of Neurology, Queen Sq.,London WC1N 3BG

Hosted by:

Professor John Collinge

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Wednesday 15th July 2015  1pm

Probing the Structure and Dynamics of Proteins and Protein Complexes Using Ion Mobility Mass Spectrometry

Given by:

Dr. Konstantinos Thalassinos

 

Institute of Structural and Molecular Biology, Division of Biosciences,UCL

Location:

2nd floor Seminar Room, Inst. of Neurology, Queen Sq.,London WC1N 3BG

Hosted by:

Dr Andrew Nicoll

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Wednesday 24 June 2015  1pm

Developing novel models of TDP-43-mediated neurodegeneration using Drosophila and mice

Given by:

Dr Jemeen Sreedharan

 

Babraham Institute, Cambridge

Location:

2nd floor Seminar Room, Inst. of Neurology, Queen Sq.,London WC1N 3BG

Hosted by:

Dr Adrian Isaacs and Professor Elizabeth Fisher

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Wednesday 11th February 2015  1pm

Micro-brains and microfluidics: new approaches to prion(-like) activity

Given by:

Dr. Damian Crowther

 

Fellow of Trinity Hall, Department of Genetics, Cambridge

Location:

2nd floor Seminar Room, Inst. of Neurology, Queen Sq.,London WC1N 3BG

Hosted by:

Dr Sarah Lloyd

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Wednesday 28th January 2015  1pm

Single molecule studies of protein aggregates and how they damage neuronal cells

Given by:

Prof. David Klenerman FRS

 

Department of Chemistry , University of Cambridge

Location:

2nd floor Seminar Room, Inst. of Neurology, Queen Sq.,London WC1N 3BG

Hosted by:

Dr. Andy Nicoll

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Wednesday 14th January 2015  1pm

Beta- and gamma-secretases:  intriguing proteolytic machines involved in Alzheimer disease

Given by:

Prof. Bart De Strooper

 

Department of Chemistry,VIB, Netherlands

Location:

2nd floor Seminar Room, Inst. of Neurology, Queen Sq.,London WC1N 3BG

Hosted by:

Professor John Collinge

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Tuesday 3rd June 2014  1:30pm

Intercellular transfer of proteins and RNA via extracellular vesicles: their role in neurodegenerative diseases

Given by:

Prof. Andy Hill

 

ARC Future Fellow (FT3) / Honorary NHMRC Senior Research Fellow Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology University of Melbourne

Location:

Gilliatt Lecture Theatre Ground Floor, Queen Square House, Inst. of Neurology, Queen Sq.,London WC1N 3BG

Hosted by:

Professor John Collinge

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Wednesday 26th March 2014  1:30pm

  Ca2+ regulation of neuroprotective and excitotoxic signaling cascades

Given by:

Prof. Giles Hardingham

 

Centre for Integrative Physiology, Edinburgh

Location:

2nd floor Seminar Room, Inst. of Neurology, Queen Sq.,London WC1N 3BG

Hosted by:

Professor Elizabeth Fisher

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Wednesday 12th March 2014  1pm

  Shedding light on dynein-based mRNA transport in vivo and in vitro

Given by:

Dr. Simon Bullock

 

MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology, Cambridge

Location:

2nd floor Seminar Room, Inst. of Neurology, Queen Sq.,London WC1N 3BG

Hosted by:

Professor Elizabeth Fisher
Department of Neurodegenerative Disease

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Wednesday 15th January 2014  1pm

  Bottlenecks in understanding mitochondrial diseases

Given by:

Professor Patrick Chinnery

 

Director, Institute of Genetic Medicine, Newcastle University

Location:

2nd floor Seminar Room, Inst. of Neurology, Queen Sq.,London WC1N 3BG

Hosted by:

Professor John Collinge
Department of Neurodegenerative Disease

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Wednesday 27th November 2013  1pm

'Treatment of psychosis in Alzheimer's disease and Parkinson's disease and role of pharmacogenetics'

Given by:

Prof. Clive Ballard

 

Professor of Age-Related Diseases, Kings College, London.

Location:

2nd floor Seminar Room, Inst. of Neurology, Queen Sq.,London WC1N 3BG

Hosted by:


Dr. Frances Wiseman

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Wednesday 13th November 2013  1pm

 'Amyloid precursor protein: a novel role in the regulation of nmda receptor cell surface trafficking: a biochemical investigation'

Given by:

Prof. Anne Stephenson

 

Pharmaceutical & Biological Chemistry, UCL School of Pharmacy.

Location:

2nd floor Seminar Room, Inst. of Neurology, Queen Sq.,London WC1N 3BG

Hosted by:


Dr Frances Wiseman

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Wednesday 9th October 2013  1pm

'Generation of synaptic vesicles by bulk endocytosis in central nerve terminals' 

Given by:

Prof. Mike Cousins

 

Centre for Integrative Physiology, University or Edinburgh.

Location:

2nd floor Seminar Room, Inst. of Neurology, Queen Sq.,London WC1N 3BG

Hosted by:


Dr Frances Wiseman

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Wednesday 10th July 2013  1pm

Bottlenecks in understanding mitochondrial diseases 

Given by:

Prof. Patrick Chinnery

 

Director, Institute of Genetic Medicine, Newcastle University.

Location:

2nd floor Seminar Room, Inst. of Neurology, Queen Sq.,London WC1N 3BG

Hosted by:


Prof. Sarah Tabrizi

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Friday 5th July 2013  1pm

Prions: Breakthroughs Remaining Challenges and Regrets 

Given by:

Prof. Glenn C. Telling

 

Prion Research Center, Department of Microbiology, Immunology & Pathology, Colorado State University.

Location:

2nd floor Seminar Room, Inst. of Neurology, Queen Sq.,London WC1N 3BG

Hosted by:


Prof. John Collinge

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Wednesday 5th June 2013  1pm

'Sorting of axonal retrograde cargoes in motor neurons' 

Given by:

Prof. Giampietro Schiavo

 

Cancer Research UK London Research Institute, London.

Location:

2nd floor Seminar Room, Inst. of Neurology, Queen Sq.,London WC1N 3BG

Hosted by:


Prof. Sarah Tabrizi

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Wednesday 8th May 2013  1pm

'Prion-like aspects of Alzheimer pathology' 

Given by:

Prof. Mathias Jucker

 

Department of Cellular Neurology, Hertie-Institute for Clinical Brain Research, Germany.

Location:

2nd floor Seminar Room, Inst. of Neurology, Queen Sq.,London WC1N 3BG

Hosted by:


Dr Andy Nicol

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Wednesday 3rd April 2013  1pm

'Autophagy and Neurodegeneration' 

Given by:

Prof. David Rubinsztein

 

Cambridge Institute for Medical Research, University of Cambridge.   

Location:

2nd floor Seminar Room, Inst. of Neurology, Queen Sq.,London WC1N 3BG

Hosted by:


Prof. Sarah Tabrizi

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Wednesday 27th March 2013  1pm

'Biophysical approach to protein aggregation'

Given by:

Dr. Tuomas Knowles

 

Department of Chemistry, University of Cambridge.

Location:

2nd floor Seminar Room, Inst. of Neurology, Queen Sq.,London WC1N 3BG

Hosted by:

 
Andrew Nicholl

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Wednesday 13th February 2013  1pm

Gene punctuation in eukaryotes: roles of R-loops, gene loops and co-transcriptional cleavage in controlling transcription

Given by:

Prof. Nicholas Proudfoot

 

Sir William Dunn School of Pathology, University of Oxford.

Location:

2nd floor Seminar Room, Inst. of Neurology, Queen Sq.,London WC1N 3BG

Hosted by:

 
Lizzy Fisher

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