SBI Research Seminar May 26, 2014 at 12.00


”Seasonal and diurnal effects on brain neurotransmission systems – recent findings from the Karolinska Behavioural PET Database” Granville Matheson MSc, PhD student   Pontus Plavén Sigray, MSc, PhD student   Place: Tellus, Scheeles väg 1, plan 5, Karolinska Institutet       Host: Simon Cervenka, MD, PhD Dept […]

Lecture May 15, 2014 at 15.00


“How Meditation May Change the Brain” Dr Eileen Lueders, Assistent Professor, Dept of Neurology, Div for Human Brain Mapping, UCLA   Place: Tellus, Scheeles väg 1, plan 5, Karolinska Institutet    Eileen Lueders has made important contributions to the current knowledge about cerebral sex differences measured with state of the […]

Lecture May 13, 2014 at 15.00-16.00

Pier ferrari

“Understanding the mirror mechanism during development –implications for brain plasticity and psychopathologies”      Pier Francesco Ferrari Department of Neuroscience University of Parma, Italy   Place: Hillarp, Retzius väg 8, Karolinska Institutet   Abstract: Mirror neurons (MN) have been originally found, and investigated for years, in macaque monkeys. Their […]

SBI Research Seminar May 12, 12.00-13.00


“Alterations in Striatal Gene Expression Following Deep Brain Stimulation in Parkinson’s Disease” Iman Kamali Sarvestani Post Doctoral Fellow, Tanz Center for Research in Neurodegenerative Diseases, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto   Time: May 12, 12.00-13.00 Place: Tellus, Scheeles väg 1, plan 5, Karolinska Institutet   Abstract: Deep brain […]

Lecture May 8, 2014 at 16.30

R Lemon

Place: Hillarp, Retzius väg 8, Karolinska Institutet “Motor Commands and Action Observation: New Insights into the Corticospinal System”    Roger Lemon, professor Institute of Neurology , UCL, London  Abstract: The corticospinal tract is derived from multiple regions of the cerebral cortex and through its descending collaterals and terminations makes […]

Lecture May 6, 2014 at 16.00-17.00

K sillar

Place: Lennart Nilsson, Nobels väg 15 A, Karolinska Institutet “The role of sodium pumps in motor network funtion: conserved mechanisms for a ubiquitously expressed protein?”    Keith Sillar School of Psychology and Neuroscience, University of St Andrews Abstract: Evidence from a range of phylogenetically diverse model systems strongly suggests […]

Lecture May 5, 2014 at 16.30-17.30

CJH portrait 2009

Place: Hillarp, Retzius väg 8, Karolinska Institutet “Reverse engineering motor output to identify the synaptic organization of motor commands”   CJ Heckman Professor Physiology Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Physical Therapy & Human Movement Sciences Northwestern University Abstract: Motoneurons are the only neurons in the CNS whose action potentials can […]

SBI Research Seminar April 28, 12.00-13.00


Place: Tellus, Scheeles väg 1, plan 5, Karolinska Institutet The value of multi-PET tracer imaging for understanding Alzheimers disease  pathology and treatment possiblities Agneta Nordberg| MD PhD Professor, Director Alzheimer Neurobiology Center |Karolinska Institutet SE-141 86 Stockholm | Novum, 5th floor | Abstract:. Modern molecular imaging has provided new exciting […]

SBI Research Seminar April 14, 2014, 12.00-13.00

martin lövden

“The behavioral correlates and sequential progression of experience-dependent structural brain changes” Martin Lövdén, Associate Prof Aging Research Center Department of Neurobiology, Care Sciences and Society (NVS), Karolinska Institutet Time: 12.00-13.00 Lecture room: Tellus, Scheeles väg 1, Karolinska Institutet   Abstract:. In the last decade, we have seen several reports of […]

SBI Research Seminar March 31, 12.00-13.00


”Perceived Demonstrator Skill Modulates Observational Learning” Ida Selbing Department of Clinical Neuroscience Section of Psychology Karolinska Institutet Abstract: Abstract: Learning by observing others can be relatively safe because it does not incur the potential costs of individual trial and error. However, information gained through social observation might be less […]