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      Scottish Neuroscience Group Meeting 2019 in Currie

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      August 30, 2019

      Friday   9:00 AM

      Second Gait , Riccarton Campus
      Currie, Edinburgh, City of

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      Scottish Neuroscience Group Meeting 2019

      A one -day meeting for neuroscientists, this meeting rotates around major institutions in Scotland and is returning to Edinburgh for 2019!  It is a really enjoyable day full of short talks and posters and is an ideal environment for PhD students and early years researchers to present their work to suportive colleagues from across Scotland.  In 2019, for the first time, this meeting will be co-hosted by Edinbrugh Neuroscience and Heriot Watt University. Posters/Data Blitz Talks We will have a number of poster boards available. To submit a poster abstract please email title, authors, affiliations and a 250-word abstract as a Word document to If you are a student or postdoc and would like your abstract to be considered for one of the the data blitz session slots  (a very short oral presentation) please indicate this in your submission document and submit it by Monday 19 August 2019. Poster boards: Poster boards will be A0 size, portrait orientation. Programme 9.00     Registration 9.30     Welcome Session 1 (Chair: Dr David Hughes, University of Glasgow) 9.40     A critical period for activity-mediated regulation of myelin sheath dynamic, Ms Jill Williamson, Centre for Discovery Brain Sciences, University of Edinburgh 10.00   Chemogenetic dissection of primary afferent function in rodent pain models, Dr Greg Weir, Spinal Cord Research Group, University of Glasgow 10.20   Sex-biased behavioural and molecular pathology in the 5xFAD model of Alzheimer's Disease, Dr Annesha Sil, Institute of Medical Sciences, University of Aberdeen 10.40   Characterisation of the human ALS synaptome, Dr Chris Henstridge, University of Dundee 11.00   break Session 2 (Chair: Dr Jane Haley, Univeristy of Edinburgh) 11.30   The Large Animal Research and Imaging Facility (LARIF) – ‘One Health, One Medicine’, Dr Gerry Thompson, Centre for Clinical Brain Sciences, University of Edinburgh 12.00   Student and postdoc data blitz  talks 12.20   Lunch and posters Session 3 (chair tbc) 1.45     FENS Forum 2020 update 2.00     Examining the functional neural dynamics of the auditory cortex and midbrain: informing the next generation of auditory midbrain implants, Ms Aimee Bias, Strathclyde Institute of Pharmacy And Biomedical Sciences, Strathclyde University 2.20     Title tbc, Dr Simon Sharples, School of Psychology & Neuroscience, University of St Andrews 2.40     The molecular organisation of exocytosis using super-resolution microscopy, Dr Colin Rickman, Institute of Biological Chemistry, Biophysics and Bioengineering, Heriot Watt University 3.00     Break and posters Session 4 (Chair: Dr Euan Brown, Heriot Watt University) 3.30     Open Lecture: Physiological Society GL Brown Prize lecture Tackling the pathophysiology of motor neuron disease (MND): a translational neuroscience approach, Dame Professor Pamela Shaw, University of Sheffield 4.30 – 5.30 pm - drinks and networking

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