NeuroWire – Neural Representations of Social Homeostasis

Prof. Kay Tye, Salk Institute, gave a seminar at the Centre for Developmental Neurobiology as part of the 2020‐2021 “NEUReka!” seminar series. Kay Tye has been a Professor in the Systems Neurobiology Laboratory and Wylie Vale Chair at the Salk Institute for Biological Studies since 2019. Her work has been recognised with several awards, including the … More NeuroWire – Neural Representations of Social Homeostasis

NeuroWire – Solving the ‘real problem’: An approach to demystifying consciousness

Anil Seth, Professor of Cognitive and Computational Neuroscience at the University of Sussex, recently gave a seminar at the Center for Developmental Neurobiology as part of the 2021 Neureka! Seminar series. In this seminar Anil discussed his lab’s theoretical and experimental work, providing insights into the neural underpinnings of consciousness. In particular, he showed that … More NeuroWire – Solving the ‘real problem’: An approach to demystifying consciousness

NeuroWire – Understanding brain development and disease: from embryos to organoids

Prof. Paola Arlotta, from Harvard University, gave an online seminar as part of the 2020‐2021 “NEUReka!” seminar series. Prof. Arlotta presented the latest results of the research conducted in her laboratory, which aims to uncover the molecular mechanisms that generate and retain neuronal diversity in the cerebral cortex. State of the art techniques are performed, and … More NeuroWire – Understanding brain development and disease: from embryos to organoids

NeuroWire – Modifying tRNAs: a key process to regulate brain development?

Dr. Juliette Godin, from the Institut de Génétique et de Biologie Moléculaire et Cellulaire (IGBMC), Strasbourg, gave a talk on the 2nd December 2021 as part of the 2020- 2021 “NEUReka!” seminar series. Dr Godin’s research interest focuses on the importance of transfer RNA (tRNA) which are critical regulators of cell homeostasis in their function in … More NeuroWire – Modifying tRNAs: a key process to regulate brain development?

NeuroWire – Dissecting the neuronal mechanisms of memory consolidation during sleep

Dr Gabrielle Girardeau, of the INSERM Institut du Fer à Moulin (IFM) in Paris, gave a seminar as part of the 2020/21 “NEUReka!” seminar series. Dr Girardeau’s research focuses on the processing of memory during sleep and their link with emotions and anxiety. During her seminar, Dr Girardeau presented the fantastic work she has completed during … More NeuroWire – Dissecting the neuronal mechanisms of memory consolidation during sleep

NeuroWire – High precision coding: How the visual cortex processes information about the world

Dr. Carsen Stringer, of Howard Hughes Medical Institute, gave a seminar at the Centre for Developmental Neurobiology as part of the 2020-2021 “NEUReka!” seminar series. Dr. Stringer’s research focuses on understanding how the visual cortex encodes information about the world, and how such encodings influence behaviour. During the seminar Dr Stringer presented fascinating research, which she … More NeuroWire – High precision coding: How the visual cortex processes information about the world

NeuroWire – Contraction bias: How previous experiences influence our perception

Dr. Athena Akrami, of the Sainsbury Wellcome Centre, gave a seminar at the Centre for Developmental Neurobiology as part of the 2019-2020 “NEUReka!” seminar series. Dr. Akrami’s research focuses on understanding how incoming sensory information is integrated with our prior experiences, and how this process informs our choices and behaviours. During the seminar Dr. Akrami presented … More NeuroWire – Contraction bias: How previous experiences influence our perception

NeuroWire – Emerging stronger: The impact of COVID-19 on the work of scientists

Take a look at our latest blog post by Hannah Bruce which has been posted on the Scientifica website! Hannah’s post explores the impact of the current COVID-19 lockdown on research at the Center for Developmental Neurobiology at King’s College London. Scientifica sponsors the Neureka! seminar series, enabling the committee to organise researchers from around … More NeuroWire – Emerging stronger: The impact of COVID-19 on the work of scientists

NeuroWire: The energy cost of the brain

Check out our latest blog post by Dr. Thomas Shallcross which has been posted on the Scientifica website! Professor Simon Laughlin, the Department of Zoology at the University of Cambridge, recently gave a seminar at the Centre for Developmental Neurobiology at King’s College London as part of the 2019/2020 NEUReka! seminar series. Prof. Laughlin has … More NeuroWire: The energy cost of the brain

NeuroWire: Teenager’s changing brains

Check out our latest blog post by Dr. Guilherme Neves which has been posted on the Scientifica website! Professor Sarah-Jayne Blakemore from the UCL Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience recently gave a talk as part of the NEUReka! seminar series at the Centre for Developmental Neurobiology, King’s College London. She shed light on the changes happening … More NeuroWire: Teenager’s changing brains