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2017

2017.05.23

TITLE:  Molecular Imaging for Dementia

Speaker: Professor YEN Tzu-Chen, School of Medicine, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Taiwan

Time : 9:15am

Venue: Seminar Room 2, G/F, The Hong Kong Jockey Club Building for Interdisciplinary Research, 5 Sassoon Road, Pokfulam, Hong Kong

2016

2016.12.05

TITLE:  fMRI: data analysis strategies and future directions

Speaker:  Professor Jack Lancaster, Professor and Chief, Biomedical Image Analysis Division (BIAD), Research Imaging Institute, University of Texas Health Sciences Centre, San Antonio

TITLE: Large-scale synthesis of fMRI data for network modeling and network-based interpretation

Speaker: Professor Peter Fox, Founding Director, Research Imaging Institute, University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio

Time: 3:00 – 5:00pm

Venue: Seminar Room 2, G/F, The Hong Kong Jockey Club Building for Interdisciplinary Research, 5 Sassoon Road, Pokfulam, Hong Kong

2016.10.12

TITLE: The impact of advances in MRI acquisition on brain imaging research 
Speaker:  Professor Kelvin Lim, University of Minnesota Medical School
Time: 11am-12pm
Venue: Seminar room 3, G/F, laboratory block, Faculty of Medicine Building, 21 Sassoon Road

2016.01.14

TITLE:  Neuropsychological assessment using The Oxford Cognitive Screening Tool
Time: 9:30 – 11:30 am 
Speaker: Professor Glyn Humphreys, Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Oxford
Venue: Seminar room 5, LG1, Laboratory Block, Faculty of Medicine building, 21 Sassoon Road, Pokfulam, HK 

2015

2015.11.23

TITLE: Is Pharmacogenetic Testing Ready for the Psychiatry Clinic?
Speaker: Dr James L Kennedy
Time: 
10:00 – 11:00 am
Venue: Seminar Room 7, Laboratory Block, Faculty of Medicine Building, 21 Sassoon Road, Pokfulam, HK 

2015.06.24

TITLE: The Integrative Self 
Speaker: Professor Glyn Humphreys, Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Oxford
Time: 11:00am-12:00pm
Venue:  Seminar Room 4, 4F, Hong Kong Jockey Club Building for Interdisciplinary Research, 5 Sassoon Road, HKU

2015.05.20

TITLE:EXTRACTING INSIGHTS FROM LARGE-SCALE GENETIC DATA
Speaker: 
Dr Benjamin Neale, Instructor, Department of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Assistant Professor in Analytic and Translational Genetics Unit, Massachusetts General Hospital
Time: 
5:00p.m. – 6:00p.m.
Venue: Seminar Room 7Laboratory Block, Faculty of Medicine Building, 21 Sassoon Road, Pokfulam, HK

2015.04.16

TITLE: BRAIN IMAGING AND DEVELOPMENT IN INFANTS AT RISK OF AUTISM AND RELATED NEURODEVELOPMENTAL CONDITIONS
Speaker: Inês Pote, PhD student at Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology & Neuroscience (IoPPN) at King’s College London
Time:  2:00 p.m.-3:00p.m.
Venue: Seminar Room 4, 4/F, Hong Kong Jockey Club Building for Interdisciplinary Research, 5 Sassoon Road, HKU

2015.03.20

TITLE: PSYCHIATRIC DISORDERS SHARE COMMON NEUROANATOMICAL & NEUROBIOLOGICAL PHENOTYPES, ACROSS DIAGNOSTIC CATEGORIES: STRUCTURAL COVARIANCE ANALYSES
Speaker: Prof. Peter T Fox, Professor, Radiology, Neurology, Psychiatry, and Physiology, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio
Time:  11:00 a.m.-12:00p.m.
Venue: Seminar Room 1B, G/F, Hong Kong Jockey Club Building for Interdisciplinary Research, 5 Sassoon Road, HKU

2015.01.05 TITLE: AN INVESTIGATION OF THE ROLE OF AMYLOID PRECURSOR PROTEIN PROCESSING IN NEURONAL APOPTOSIS
Speaker: Dr. Bernard Law,Postdoctoral Research Assistant, Department of Biology and Biochemistry, University of Bath
Time:  11:00 a.m.-12:00p.m.
Venue: Seminar Room 7, LG 1/F, Laboratory Block, 21 Sassoon Road, HKU

2014

2014.06.17

TITLE: NEW PERSPECTIVES IN ANALYZING FMRI DATA
Speaker: Professor Yijun Liu, Faculty of Psychology at Southwest University, China.
Time: 10:30 a.m.
Venue: Seminar room 7, 7/F, Hong Kong Jockey Club Building for Interdisciplinary Research, 5 Sassoon Road, Hong Kong

2014.02.26 TITLE: LEARNING TO READ: INDIVIDUAL DIFFERENCES AND CULTURAL CONSTRAINTS
Speaker: Prof. Gui Xue, State Key Laboratory of Learning and Cognitive Neuroscience, Beijing Normal University, China
Time: 3:30 p.m.-5:00 p.m.
Venue: Room 4.34, Run Run Shaw Tower, Centennial Campus
2014.02.11

TITLE: MULTIPLE OCCURRENCES OF THE CHINESE REFLEXIVE ZIJI IN A SINGLE SENTENCE: A DYNAMIC SYNTAX ACCOUNT
Speaker: Prof. Wu Yicheng, Zhejiang University, China
Time: 1:00 p.m.-2:30 p.m.
​Venue: Room 4.04, Run Run Shaw Tower, Centennial Campus

2013

2013.12.18

TITLE:  UNDERSTANDING ANTIOXIDANT RESPONSE PROPERTIES OF THE RETINAL NEUROCIRCUITRY IN DIFFERENT ANIMAL MODELS OF RETINAL DEGENERATION 
Speaker: Professor PU Mingliang, Department of Anatomy/Embryology, School of Basic Medical Sciences, Peking University, China
Time:  4:00 p.m.
Venue: Room A2-08, 2/F. Mrs. Chen Yang Foo Oi Telemedicine Centre, William W. M. Mong Block,
21 Sassoon Road, Hong Kong

2013.12.04

TITLE: DEEP BRAIN STIMULATION FOR PARKINSON’S DISEASE
Speaker: Tyler C. Cheung, M.D., Fellowship in Movement Disorders and Deep Brain Stimulation
Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, California, U. S. A.
Time: 
11:00 a.m.
Venue: 
Anatomy Seminar Room, L1-19, 1/F. Laboratory Block, Faculty of Medicine Building, 21 Sassoon Road, Hong Kong

2013.11.12

TITLE: SYNAPTIC INPUTS TO RETINAL GANGLION CELLS IN NORMAL AND EXPERIMENTAL GLAUCOMA MICE
Speaker: Samuel Wu, Ph.D. Department of Ophthalmology, the Camille and Raymond Hankamer Chair in Ophthalmology, Department of Neuroscience, Department of Physiology and Biophysics, Cullen Eye Institute, Baylor College of Medicine.
Time:  11:00 a.m.
Venue: Seminar Room 4, G/F, Laboratory Block, Faculty of Medicine Building, 21 Sassoon Road, Hong Kong

2013.10.07

TITLE: DIRECT RETINO-RAPHE PROJECTION ALTERS SEROTONERGIC TONE AND AFFECTIVE BEHAVIOR
Speaker: Chaoran Ren, Ph.D. Associate Professor, Guangdong-Hongkong-Macau Institute of CNS Regeneration (GHMICR), Jinan University.
Time:  4:00 p.m.
Venue: Seminar Room 6, LG1/F, Laboratory Block, Faculty of Medicine Building, 21 Sassoon Road, Hong Kong

2013.10.03

TITLE: NEUROPROTECTIVE AND REGENERATIVE STRATEGIES FOR FUNCTIONAL RECOVERY AFTER SPINAL CORD INJURY
Speaker: Xiao-Ming Xu, Ph.D. Mary Hulman George Professor of Neurological Surgery, Scientific Director, Spinal Cord and Brain Injury Research Group, Stark Neurosciences Research Institute Indiana University School of Medicine 
Time: 11:00 a.m.
Venue: in Seminar Room 1, G/F, Laboratory Block, Faculty of Medicine Building, 21 Sassoon Road, Hong Kong

2013.06.17
TITLE: DAPK1 CONVERGES THE NECROTIC AND APOPTOTIC PATHWAYS IN STROKE DAMAGES
Speaker: Professor Youming Lu, Tongji Medical College, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan, China
Time: 11:00 p.m. 
Venue: Seminar Room 3, G/F, Laboratory Block, LKS Faculty of Medicine Building, 21 Sassoon Road, Hong Kong
2013.05.27

TITLE: GLIAL CELLS AND PSYCHIATRIC DISORDERS
Speaker: Professor Ian Everall, University of Melbourne
Time: 4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Venue: Seminar Room 6, LG1/F, Room LLG-S6, Laboratory Block, LKS Faculty of Medicine Building, 21 Sassoon Road, Hong Kong

2013.04.18

TITLE: RESTORING AGENCY TO ITS PROPER PLACE IN LINGUISTICS - GOING BEYOND STRUCTURAL AND GENERATIVE PARADIGMS
Speaker: Professor Yueguo Gu, Institute of Linguistics, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences
Time: 
4:30 p.m.-6:00 p.m.
Venue: Room 812, Knowles Building, Main Campus, HKU

2013.04.05

TITLE: MECHANISMS FOR GENERALIZED BRAIN AROUSAL, SEXUAL AROUSAL, AND THEIR LINKS
Speaker: Professor Donald W. Pfaff, Head of Laboratory of Neurobiology and Behavior, The Rockefeller University, New York, U.S.A.
Time: 3:45 p.m.
Venue:Lecture Theatre 4, G/F, William M.W. Mong Block, Faculty of Medicine Building, 21 Sassoon Road, Hong Kong

2012

2012.12.10

TITLE: CIRCADIAN REGULATION OF CORTICOSTERONE: WHAT YOU THINK YOU KNOW IS
PROBABLY WRONG

Speaker: Prof Gary Pickard, Visiting Research Professor, Dept of Anatomy, HKU, Dept. Ophthalmology & Visual Sci., UNMC, Omaha
Time: 11 a.m.
Venue: Seminar Room 5, LG1/F, Laboratory Block, Faculty of Medicine Building, 21 Sassoon Road, Hong Kong

2012.12.06

TITLE: REAL-TIME AND MULTIPLE FLUORESCENT IMAGING OF CA2+ OVERLOAD-TRIGGERED CELL DEATH
Speaker: Yaoying Zeng, MD, Professor The Institute for Tissue Transplantation & Immunology Jinan University, Guangzhou
Time: 4 p.m.
Venue: Anatomy Seminar Room, L1-19, 1/F, Laboratory Block, Faculty of Medicine Building
21 Sassoon Road, Hong Kong

2012. 11.28

TITLE:  ZHUANGYUAN (PREMIER SCHOLARS) IN ANCIENT CHINA
Speaker: Tiexin Zhao, Vice Chairman, Central Branch of Chinese Calligraphy Association
Time: 4:30 p.m.
Venue: M142, Main Building, HKU

2012.11.09

TITLE: TRANSGENIC PIG MODELS FOR HUMAN DISEASES
Speaker: Professor Lai Liangxue, Key Laboratory of Regenerative Biology Guangzhou Institutes of Biomedicine and Health Chinese Academy of Sciences
Time: 11 a.m.
Venue: Anatomy Seminar Room, L1-19, 1/F, Laboratory Block, Faculty of Medicine Building
21 Sassoon Road, Hong Kong

2012.10.30

TITLE: NEURODEVELOPMENTAL DISORDERS IN TRANSLATION (Back translation from clinical studies of autism and schizophrenia to the laboratory mouse)
Speaker: Grainne M. McAlonan, Clinical Senior Lecturer Department of Forensic and Neurodevelopmental Science Institute of Psychiatry King’s College London
Head of Research and Development Behavioral and Developmental Disorders Clinical Academic Group

2012.10.26

TITLE: COLOUR PATHWAYS IN THE PRIMATE RETINA
Speaker: Professor Ulrike Grünert, Department of Ophthalmology and Save Sight Institute The University of Sydney, Australia

2012.09.07

TITLE: NEUROCHEMICAL ORGANIZATION (AND DISORGANIZATION) OF THE FIRST VISUAL SYNAPSE
Speaker: Professor Noga Vardi, Department of Neuroscience, School of Medicine University of Pennsylvania Philadelphia, U. S. A.

2012.07.03

TITLE: NEURAL MECHANISMS UNDERLYING AESTHETICS
Speaker: Professor Lei Mo, South China Normal University, Guangzhou

2012.06.27

TITLE: DYNAMICAL SELF-ORGANIZATION AND LEXICAL LEARNING IN CHILDREN AND BILINGUALS: COMPUTATIONAL AND NEURAL MECHANISMS
Speaker: Prof. Ping Li, Department of Psychology and Center for Brain, Behavior, and Cognition, Pennsylvania State University

2012. 06. 20

TITLE: AAV MEDIATED BDNF EXPRESSION RESCUES VISUAL FUNCTIONS IN TWO RODENT MODELS OF GLAUCOMA
Speaker: Shigang He, Ph.D. Professor, School of Biomedical Engineering Institute of Natural Sciences Shanghai Jiao Tong University Shanghai, China

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