The Cortex Club connects researchers at the University of Oxford with world-leading neuroscientists through a unique educational forum dealing with cutting-edge topics and significant challenges in neuroscience. Our events range from small intense debates with up-and-coming scientists to large discussion sessions led by internationally prominent speakers, followed by the opportunity to ask them questions over drinks.

 

Student Neuroscience Seminar with Professor Mu-Ming Poo

Student Neuroscience Seminar
Tuesday 17 April @ 11am12.30pm (Sherrington Library, Sherrington Building, Department of Physiology, Anatomy and Genetics)

This Tuesday April 17th at 11am, selected DPhil students will present and discuss their current neuroscience research with Gruber Prize in Neuroscience winner Professor Mu-Ming Poo from the Institute of Neuroscience, Shanghai. This will take place at the Sherrington Library, Sherrington Building, Department of Physiology, Anatomy and Genetics. Free lunch and snacks will be provided during/after the event! Please click ‘Read More’ to see the abstracts.

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Seminar: Professor Emre Yaksi

Studying the function and connectivity of neural networks in zebrafish brain
Monday 16 April @ 4pm5pm (Large Lecture Theatre, Le Gros Clark Building, Department of Physiology, Anatomy and Genetics)

In partnership with the Department of Physiology, Anatomy and Genetics we’re hosting Professor Emre Yaksi from the Kavil Institute for Systems Neuroscience at the Norwegian Institute of Science and Technology. He will give a seminar on Monday April 16th at 4pm in the Large Lecture Theatre in the Le Gros Clark Building, Department of Physiology, Anatomy and Genetics.

Seminar + Q&A Lunch: Professor Alexander Thiele

Attention dependent coding and information exchange within and between visual cortical areas
Friday 9 March @ 1pm2pm (Large Lecture Theatre, Sherrington Building, Department of Physiology, Anatomy and Genetics)

We’re excited to be co-hosting Professor Alexander Thiele from Newcastle University on Friday March 9th at 1pm in the Large Lecture Theatre in the Sherrington Building, Department of Physiology, Anatomy and Genetics. This will be followed by a (free!) Q&A lunch with the speaker in the Sherrington Library in the same building. If you would like to attend this Q&A session, please RSVP to cortex.club [at] studentclubs.ox.ac.uk. We look forward to seeing you there!

Seminar: Professor Irene Tracey

Advanced Neuroimaging of Pain, Analgesia and Anaesthesia Induced Altered States of Consciousness
Tuesday 6 March @ 4.30pm6pm (Large Lecture Theatre, Sherrington Building, Department of Physiology, Anatomy and Genetics)

We’re looking forward to hosting Professor Irene Tracey from the University of Oxford this Tuesday March 6th at 4.30pm in the Large Lecture Theatre in the Sherrington Building, Department of Physiology, Anatomy and Genetics. This will be followed by a drinks reception in the Sherrington Library in the same building. We look forward to seeing you there!

Seminar + Q&A Lunch: Professor Frank Sengpiel

Mechanisms of plasticity in mouse visual cortex
Friday 2 March @ 1pm2pm (Large Lecture Theatre, Sherrington Building, Department of Physiology, Anatomy and Genetics)

We’re proud to co-host a seminar with the the Department of Physiology, Anatomy and Genetics (DPAG) by Professor Frank Sengpiel from Cardiff University at 1pm in the Large Lecture Theatre in the Sherrington Building. This will be followed by a Q&A session with the speaker at 2pm in the Sherrington Room in the same building (free lunch included!). Places are limited for the Q&A session, so please sign up at cortex.club [at] studentclubs.ox.ac.uk.