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Motor cortex activity and synaptic responses are altered in behaving parkinsonian rat

Tuesday, 13 June 2017

Presented by Dr Sonja Seeger-Armbruster, Department of Anatomy

Student Development Research Day

Friday, 9 December 2016

The Asia-Pacific Biocultural Health Research Theme is holding a Student Development Research Day and warmly invites interested students and prospective students to attend.

Anatomy seminar | Arginine metabolism and schizophrenia

Tuesday, 29 November 2016

Presented by Associate Professor Ping Liu, Department of Anatomy

Lisa Matisoo-Smith Public Lecture as Recipient of Distinguished Research Medal 2016

Tuesday, 18 October 2016

Professor Lisa Matisoo-Smith, an internationally renowned biological anthropologist who pioneered the use of evolutionary genetics to trace Pacific migrations, is the 2016 recipient of the Distinguished Research Medal, the University of Otago's highest distinction. 

Lisa's Public Lecture on Tuesday, 18 October 2016, 5.30pm in the Auditorium, College of Education is titled:  More than ticking a box: The value of community engagement in research

How to clone a mammoth

Monday, 10 October 2016

A free public lecture by Associate Professor Beth Shapiro, University of California

Art in Neuroscience

Monday, 22 July 2013

What happens when scientific images of the brain are given to artists as inspiration to create at art work?

expire: The Brain Matters, Progress Through Research

Wednesday, 31 October 2012

Join the Neurological Foundation as a panel of three of New Zealand's leading neurological researchers reviews the remarkable progress of neurological research in NZ and discusses the innovative and promising work being carried out. Broadcaster Kevin Milne will chair.

expire: "Motor Functions of the Basal Ganglia" Associate Professor Rob Turner

Tuesday, 18 September 2012

Associate Professor Turner (University of Pittsburgh, Center for the Neural Basis of Cognition) has focused his research on a primary output region of the basal ganglia, the globus pallidus internus, and has gained insight into how the basal ganglia controls, and does not control, motor function. His findings could change the way we approach therapies for Parkinson's disease.

The Brain Health Research Centre Hot Topic Lecture

Wednesday, 15 August 2012

Patients with autistic spectrum disorders are postulated to have an extreme male phenotype under the influence of testosterone. Professor Ian McLennan (Anatomy) challenges this view by showing that the breadth of autistic symptoms in boys correlates with their levels of Sertoli cell hormones.

BHRC Clinical Issues Seminar

Tuesday, 17 July 2012

Neurologist Dr Nick Cutfield and Professor Paul Smith (Pharmacology & Toxiclogy) present the latest in vestibular disorders in both research and clinical practice, with ample time for discussion.

Imaging Seminar

Friday, 27 August 2010

Presented by Dr Michael van Waes, LI-COR Biosciences