Sponsored by: FENS; The Cortex Club; Cellular and Systems Neuroscience, Department of Physiology, Anatomy and Genetics; St John’s College
Tuesday, 12th May
Garden Quad Auditorium – St John’s College, Oxford
- Welcome – Professor Zoltán Molnár (FENS History Committee Member) and Mr Sebastian Vasquez Lopez (President of Cortex Club)
- Professor Lorenzo Lorusso (President of FENS History Committee, Neurology. Dept, Mellino Mellini Hospital Trust, Brescia Italy) – Neuroscience discoveries by cinematography
- Professor Marco Piccolino (Italian Institute of Neurosciences University of Ferrara, Italy) – Vision and the senses in the work of Galileo Galilei
- Dr John Lidwell-Durin (History Faculty, University of Oxford) – John Hughlings Jackson, Nerve-Genesis and Language.
- Dr Damion Young (Medical Sciences Division Learning Technologies (MSDLT) and Professor Zoltán Molnár, Department of Physiology, Anatomy and Genetics, University of Oxford) – Historic digital repositories for the 21st Century, Developing and using the https://history.medsci.ox.ac.uk/ – site. Using historical material in neuroscience teaching.
- Dr Tom Quick (Department of Physiology, Anatomy and Genetics, University of Oxford) – Stories of histological slides in the Sherrington Box;
- Professor Gordon M Shepherd (Department of Neurobiology, Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, USA) – Creating Modern Neuroscience: How Do We Compare Today with the Revolutionary 1950s?
- Professor Richard Brown (Department of Psychology & Neuroscience, Dalhousie, University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada) – Le Gros Clark versus Zuckerman: what were their disagreements?
- Professor Colin Blakemore (Professor of Neuroscience & Philosophy, Director of the Centre for the Study of the Senses School of Advanced Study, University of London) – Two Eyes, One World: A Brief History of Binocular Vision