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Bill Bowman Lecture 2019 Glasgow

There and back again: A Journey Around the Thalamocortical Loop

19 Feb 2019

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Bill Bowman Prize Lecture winner, Dr Caroline Copeland, St George's, University of London, delivers a lecture entitled: There and back again: A Journey Around the Thalamocortical Loop.

Event Timings

Lecture: 5.45pm

Venue

Strathclyde Institute of Pharmacy and Biomedical Sciences, AB101 Lecture Theatre, University of Strathclyde

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Dr Caroline Copeland is a Lecturer in Neuropharmacology at the Institute of Medical and& Biomedical Education, St George’s, University of London.

Dr Copeland is currently setting up her first research lab focusing upon mechanisms of thalamocortical synchrony. She is interested in the neuronal mechanisms that underlie synchronous activity in the thalamus, cortex, and massively interconnected thalamocortical system. These mechanisms underlie multimodal processes ranging from sensory perception, to cognition and attention. Her approach will be to analyse the discrete components that make up thalamic and cortical circuits using both in vitro and in vivo electrophysiology approaches, and optogenetics.