Past Speakers

The Cortex Club is open to the entire academic community from undergraduates to professors and attracts large and enthusiastic audiences. Many renowned neuroscientists have previously given talks at the Cortex Club when they have visited Oxford including:

Tim Bliss Ed_Boyden Rusty_Gage
Tim Bliss, NIMR
Characterized LTP in relation to memory
Ed Boyden, MIT
Pioneer of optogenetics
Rusty Gage, Salk Institute
Discovered neuronal growth in adulthood


2017–2018

Claire Gillan John Rothwell
Claire Gillan
Trinity College Dublin
John Rothwell
University College London


2016–2017

Richard Hahnloser Karl Friston Suresh Jesuthasan
Richard Hahnloser
University of Zurich
Karl Friston
University College London
Suresh Jesuthasan
A*Star, Singapore
Vlad Vyazovskiy Sophie Scott Daniel Wolpert
Vlad Vyazovskiy
University of Oxford
Sophie Scott
University College London
Daniel Wolpert
University of Cambridge
Richard Mooney Dorothy Bishop Michael Yartsev
Richard Mooney
Duke University
Dorothy Bishop
University of Oxford
Michael Yartsev
UC Berkeley
Xiao-Jing Wang Simon Rumpel Catherine Tallon-Baudry
Xiao-Jing Wang
New York University
Simon Rumpel
University of Mainz
Catherine Tallon-Baudry
Ecole Normale Supérieure
Christian Machens Daniel Bendor Wolfram Schultz
Christian Machens
Champalimaud Centre
Daniel Bendor
University College London
Wolfram Schultz
University of Cambridge
Jeff Lichtman Simon Laughlin
Jeff Lichtman
Harvard University
Simon Laughlin
University of Cambridge


2015–2016

Daniel Salzman Fritjof Helmchen Troy Margrie
Daniel Salzman
Columbia University
Fritjof Helmchen
University of Zurich
Troy Margrie
University College London
Georg Keller Mario de Bono Adam Packer
Georg Keller
Friedrich Miescher Institute
Mario de Bono
University of Cambridge
Adam Packer
University College London
Simon Baron-Cohen Johannes Gräff Andreas Schaefer
Simon Baron-Cohen
University of Cambridge
Johannes Gräff
EPFL
Andreas Schaefer
Francis Crick Institute
Marco Tamietto Adam Kampff Christian Lüscher
Marco Tamietto
Tilburg University
Adam Kampff
University College London
Christian Lüscher
University of Geneva
Hannah Clarke Douglas Fields Daniel Polley
Hannah Clarke
University of Cambridge
Douglas Fields
NIH
Daniel Polley
Harvard University
Sam Solomon Eve Marder Wolf Singer
Sam Solomon
University College London
Eve Marder
Brandeis University
Wolf Singer
Ernst Strüngmann Institute
Jonathan Wallis Marcos Frank
Joni Wallis
UC Berkeley
Marcos Frank
WSU


2014–2015

Tim Bliss Anne Churchland John Richer
Tim Bliss
NIMR
Anne Churchland
CSHL
John Richer
University of Oxford
Blake Richards Thomas McHugh Tiago Branco
Blake Richards
University of Toronto
Thomas McHugh
RIKEN
Tiago Branco
University of Cambridge
Robert Gütig Valentin Nägerl Matt Jones
Robert Gütig
University of Göttingen
Valentin Nägerl
Université de Bordeaux
Matt Jones
University of Bristol
Peter Dayan Michael Crair Haruo Kasai
Peter Dayan
University College London
Michael Crair
Yale University
Haruo Kasai
University of Tokyo
Eleni Vasilaki Todd Sacktor Tara Keck
Eleni Vasilaki
University of Sheffield
Todd Sacktor
SUNY Downstate
Tara Keck
University College London
Richard Brown Paul Matthews Jason Kerr
Richard Brown
Dalhousie University
Paul Matthews
Imperial College London
Jason Kerr
Caesar
Nenad Sestan Moritz Helmstaedter Stanislav Zakharenko
Nenad Sestan
Yale University
Moritz Helmstaedter
MPI for Brain Research
Stanislav Zakharenko
St Jude
Angus Silver
Angus Silver
University College London