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January B4 Optional module timetable
February 2018
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10:15 - 10:45
B4.1 Introduction to Optional Module B4: Neurodegeneration
Diane Hanger
IoPPN Small Lecture Theatre

10:45 - 11:45
B4.2 Clinical and molecular aspects of ALS
Jemeen Sreedharan
IoPPN Small Lecture Theatre

12:00 - 13:00
B4 Departmental Lunchtime Seminar (optional)
Speaker: TBC

13:15 - 14:15
B4.3 Mechanisms of axonal degeneration in multiple sclerosis
Marija Sajic
IoPPN Small Lecture Theatre

14:30 - 15:30
B4.4 Energy metabolism and deficit in multiple sclerosis
Marija Sajic
IoPPN Small Lecture Theatre
6
10:30 - 11:30
B4.5 Parkinson's disease
Anna Sauerbier
IoPPN Small Lecture Theatre

11:45 - 12:45
B4.6 Cerebellar ataxias
Annalisa Pastore
IoPPN Small Lecture Theatre

13:45 - 14:45
B4.7 Prion Disorders
Cassandra Terry
IoPPN Small Lecture Theatre

15:00 - 16:00
B4.8 Lewy body dementia
Dag Aarsland
IoPPN Small Lecture Theatre
7
00:00 - 00:00
ENGAGEMENT: B4 Teaching & Learning Support Session (Team to confirm details)
8
10:30 - 11:30
B4.9 Neuropathology of Alzheimer's disease and related disorders
Tibor Hortobagyi
IoPPN Small Lecture Theatre

11:45 - 12:45
B4.10 Clinical and neuropathological aspects of movement disorders
Tibor Hortobagyi
IoPPN Small Lecture Theatre

13:45 - 14:45
B4.11 The role of the cytoskeleton in neurodegeneration
Diane Hanger
IoPPN Small Lecture Theatre

14:45 - 15:15
ENGAGEMENT: B4.12 Feedback/Questions/Week Review
Diane Hanger
IoPPN Small Lecture Theatre

15:15 - 16:15
SKILLS DEVELOPMENT: B4.13 Journal Club 1 (TBC)
IoPPN Small Lecture Theatre
9
15:00 - 16:00
B4 Departmental Seminar (optional)
Speaker: TBC
10
11 12
10:45 - 11:45
B4.14 Huntington's Disease
Christian Landles
IoPPN Small Lecture Theatre

12:00 - 13:00
B4 Departmental Lunchtime Seminar (Optional)
Speaker: TBC

13:15 - 14:15
B4.15 Autophagy in Neurodegeneration
Manolis Fanto
IoPPN Small Lecture Theatre

14:30 - 15:30
B4.16 Mammalian models of neurodegeneration
Wendy Noble
IoPPN Small Lecture Theatre
13
10:30 - 11:30
B4.17 Synaptic dysfunction in Alzheimer's disease
Peter Giese
IoPPN Small Lecture Theatre

11:45 - 12:45
B4.18 Complex and simple genetics of ALS
Bradley Smith
IoPPN Small Lecture Theatre

13:45 - 14:45
B4.19 Genetics of Alzheimer's disease and Parkinson's disease
John Powell
IoPPN Small Lecture Theatre

15:00 - 16:00
SKILLS DEVELOPMENT: B4.20 Workshop - How to critically analyse a scientific paper
Wendy Noble
IoPPN Small Lecture Theatre
14
00:00 - 00:00
ENGAGEMENT: B4 Teaching & Learning Support Session (Team to confirm details)
15
10:30 - 11:00
ASSESSMENT & FEEDBACK TRAINING: B4.21 How to write a scientific abstract 1: (Exam preparation)
Wendy Noble
IoPPN Small Lecture Theatre

11:15 - 12:15
B4.22 Imaging in neurodegeneration disease
Anthony Vernon
IoPPN Small Lecture Theatre

13:15 - 14:15
B4.23 Phosphorylation mechanisms implicated in neurodegeneration
Diane Hanger
IoPPN Small Lecture Theatre

14:15 - 14:45
ENGAGEMENT: B4.25 Feedback/Questions/Week Review
Diane Hanger
IoPPN Small Lecture Theatre

14:45 - 15:45
SKILLS DEVELOPMENT: B4.26 Journal Club 2 (TBC)
IoPPN Small Lecture Theatre
16
15:00 - 16:00
B4 Departmental Seminar (optional)
Speaker: TBC
17
18 19
12:00 - 13:00
B4 Departmental Lunchtime Seminar (Optional)
Speaker: TBC
20 21 22 23
15:00 - 16:00
B4 Departmental Seminar (optional)
Speaker: TBC
24
25 26
10:45 - 11:45
B4.27 Cell signalling in Alzheimer's disease
Richard Killick
IoPPN Small Lecture Theatre

12:00 - 13:00
B4 Departmental Lunchtime Seminar (optional)
Speaker: TBC

13:15 - 14:15
B4.28 Neuroprotection in Parkinson's disease
Sarah Salvage
IoPPN Small Lecture Theatre

14:30 - 15:30
ASSESSMENT & FEEDBACK TRAINING: B4.29 How to write a scientific abstract 2: (Exam preparation)
Wendy Noble
IoPPN Small Lecture Theatre

15:30 - 16:30
B4.30 PROJECT PREPARATION
Diane Hanger
IoPPN Small Lecture Theatre
27
10:30 - 11:30
B4.31 Zebrafish as a model organism of neurodegenerative disease
Corinne Houart
IoPPN Small Lecture Theatre

11:45 - 12:45
B4.32 Drosophila in the study of human neurodegeneration
Frank Hirth
IoPPN Small Lecture Theatre

13:45 - 14:45
B4.33 Defects in axonal transport in neurodegenerative disease
Chris Miller
IoPPN Small Lecture Theatre

15:00 - 16:00
B4.34 Neuroinflammatory pathways in neurodegeneration
Angela Hodges
IoPPN Small Lecture Theatre
28
00:00 - 00:00
ENGAGEMENT: B4 Teaching & Learning Support Session (Team to confirm details)
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