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Inaugural Professorial Lecture - Professor Christine Jasoni

Every little thing she does is magic: How our mother’s health affects our own

About Professor Jasoni's research

When a mother is unwell during pregnancy, her offspring have increased lifelong risk for neurological disease. Christine’s research interest is in how the brain forms before we are born, with a particular focus on understanding how a mother’s health during this critical period of life can impact the unborn baby’s brain; and increase neurological disease risk.

Her group’s work has been published in some of the top international journals, and her trainees have gone on to prestigious positions nationally and abroad. Christine’s laboratory is situated in the Centre for Neuroendocrinology, among a group of researchers who are world-leaders in discovering how the brain controls some of our most essential bodily functions. Christine’s reach into the neuroscience community at Otago, however, is much broader. She is the Director of the 300-researcher-strong Brain Health Research Centre, is a former Director of the Neuroscience Degree Programme, and has won numerous awards for her neuroscience teaching.

This lecture will be followed with light refreshments, tea, coffee & juice.

Streaming information for Professor Christine Jasoni's IPL

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Date Monday, 5 October 2020
Time 5:30pm - 7:00pm
Audience Public,All University
Event Category Health Sciences
Event Type Lecture
Public Lecture
CampusDunedin
DepartmentAnatomy
LocationArchway 1 Lecture Theatre, Union St East, Dunedin
CostFree
Contact NameBailey McLean
Contact Phone+64 3 479 4875
Contact Emailbailey.mclean@otago.ac.nz

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