Program

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2nd June 2020 (12pm Australian EST) : ANS EMCR Webinar

  • Host: Rebecca San Gil, Queensland Brain Institute, University of Queensland, Brisbane, QLD
  • Speakers:
    • Dr Joanna Yau – Postdoctoral Research Associate, University of New South Wales. The role of basolateral amygdala parvalbumin neurons in aversive prediction error.
    • Mr Paul Marshall – Senior PhD Candidate, Queensland Brain Institute, University of Queensland. Dynamic regulation of Z-DNA in the mouse prefrontal cortex is required for fear extinction.
    • Dr Iris Wang – Assistant Professor, Shanghai Tech University. New Approaches to Study Axon Injury and Degeneration in Central Nervous System

15th June 2020 (12-1:30pm Australian EST): New insights into the nature of pain mechanisms and potential clinical and translational advances

Chair: Andrew Gundlach

  • Greg Neely
  • Nicholas Veldhuis
  • Irina Vetter

 13th July 2020 (11:55am - 1:30pm AEST):  Brain injury in vulnerable populations

Chair: Sandy Shultz

  • Paul Van Donkelaar & Karen Mason: Exploring Incidence, Consequences, and Supports for Women Survivors of Traumatic Brain Injury in Intimate Partner Violence
  • Stuart McDonald: Diagnostic and recovery biomarkers for mild TBI: New insights from athletes and rodents
  • Melinda Fitzgerald: Predicting poor outcomes following mild traumatic brain injury

 3rd August 2020 (12pm Australian EST): ANS EMCR Webinar

  • Host: Juliette Cheyne, Centre for Brain Research, University of Auckland, Auckland, NZ
  • Speakers: TBA

10th August 2020 (12pm Australian EST): Perth LOC Symposium

  • Chair and Speakers TBA

14th September 2020 (12-1:30pm Australian EST): Digital approaches to neuroscience education

  • Chair and Speakers TBA

5th October 2020 (12pm Australian EST): ANS EMCR Webinar

  • Host: Brenton Hordacre, University of South Australia, Adelaide, SA
  • Speakers: TBA

12th October 2020 (12-1:30pm Australian EDST): Molecular insights into neuropsychiatric disorders

Chair: Kai Sempert

  • Cecilia Flores
  • Helen Cooper
  • Nathalie Dehorter
  • Jozef Gecz

9th November 2020 (12-1:30pm Australian EDST): Rethinking energy balance: Neural circuits, peptides and mechanisms

Chair: Zhi Yi Ong

  • Amber L Alhadeff
  • Chi Kin (Kenny) Ip
  • Garron Dodd
  • Sarah H Lockie

7th December 2020 (12pm Australian EST): ANS EMCR Webinar

  • Host: Luke McAlary, Illawarra Health and Medical Research Institute (IHMRI), University of Wollongong, NSW
  • Speakers: TBA

9th December 2020 (12pm Australian EDST): End of Year Meeting

Chair: Cliff Abraham

  • Eccles Plenary Lecture (Prof Kate Drummond)
  • A.W Campbell Plenary Lecture (Dr Philip Ryan)
  • Nina Kondelos Award Lecture (Prof Erica Fletcher)
  • ANS Annual General Meeting (TBC)

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