Melbourne Brain Symposium 2018
The Melbourne Neuroscience Institute, University of Melbourne and the Florey Institute of Neuroscience and Mental Health share a proud history of hosting the annual Melbourne Brain Symposium.
This symposium program is a testament to the remarkable breadth of neuroscience focused research happening here and internationally.
In 2018, the Mendelsohn Student Lecture will again take place. This prestigious award recognises and honours an outstanding student in the Neurosciences, and provides them with the platform to deliver a lecture to communicate the outcomes of their graduate research to the Neuroscience community, alongside presentations delivered by some of the most eminent scientists, internationally, and from within Australia.
When: 1.00-5.30pm, 31st October, 2018
Where: Ian Potter Auditorium, Kenneth Myer Building, 30 Royal Parade, Parkville, VIC 3052
This year, all Symposium attendees are invited to an informal dinner following the Symposium.
Please register here and invite colleagues who you believe would benefit from this event.
|1:00 - 1.05pm|
Professor Steven Petrou
|1.05 – 1.55pm|
The Conscious Phenotype
|1.55 – 2.28pm|
Towards Biological Foundations of Decisions with Uncertainty: A Mission Incomplete
Professor Peter Bossaerts, University of Melbourne
|2.28 - 2.43pm|
Introduction and Presentation of Fred Mendelsohn Awards
Emeritus Professor Fred Mendelsohn
|2.43 – 3.03pm|
Investigating the Role of the Paratrigenminal Nucleus in Processing Respiratory Sensations
|3.03 – 3.30pm|
|3.30 – 4.03pm|
Genomics of Common Disorders of the Brain
Professor Naomi Wray, University of Queensland
|4.03 – 4.36pm|
Genetic Mechanism Underlying Cholinergic Interneuron Diversity
Dr Nathalie Dehorter, Australian National University
|4.36 – 5.26pm|
Sex Differences in the Convergence of Stress and Opioid Systems
Professor Rita Valentino, National Institute on Drug Abuse (National Insitute of Health), USA
|5.26 – 5.30pm|
Professor Trevor Kilpatrick
|5.30 – 7.00pm|