Build yourself a brain

21 07 2009

Sydney does not have a monopoly on public science outreach in Australia.

This upcoming month the Queensland Brain Institute (at University of Queensland) is hosting a bunch of public lectures on neuroscience.

Wednesday, 22 July — Associate Professor Geoff Goodhill
Computational Neuroscience Laboratory, Queensland Brain Institute, The University of Queensland
“Building a Brain – wiring the brain”
Level 7 Auditorium, QBI, St Lucia Campus — 3.305.30 pm

Wednesday, 29 July — Professor Seong-Seng Tan
Senior Principal Research Fellow, Brain Development Laboratory, Howard Florey Institute, University of Melbourne
“Building a Brain – harm minimization following injury
Level 7 Auditorium, QBI, St Lucia Campus — 3.305.30 pm

Wednesday, 5 August — Professor Dennis O’Leary
Molecular Neurobiology Laboratory, Salk Institute for Biological Studies, San Diego, California
Building a Brain – building the cerebral cortex
Level 7 Auditorium, QBI, St Lucia Campus — 3.305.30 pm

Thursday, 13 August — Prof. Michael T. Shipley
University of Maryland, School of Medicine, Baltimore, USA
“Building a Brain – deciphering functional circuits in the brain
Level 7 Auditorium, QBI, St Lucia Campus — 3.305.30 pm

Directions to the QBI can be found on their website here.

Unfortunately I don’t think I’ll be able to make any of these because of late lectures and working evenings. Awwww…

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