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Leeds Neuroscience Symposium 2022

Programme: Coffee/Tea from 9:15-9:45. 09:45-09:50: Introduction and welcome by Dr René Frank Session chaired by Prof Susan Deuchars 09:50-10:10: Prof Nikita Gamper (School Biomedical Sciences). 'Modulation of somatosensory information flow at the dorsal root ganglion'. 10:10-10:30: Dr Lucy Stead (School of Medicine). 'Glioblastoma: patient stratification and a role for neurotransmitter signaling'. 10:30-10:50: Dr Matthew Mulvey...

Why your hearing needs a REST published in eLife

REST silencing results in hearing loss due to up regulation of Kv7 in the cochlea published in eLife Repressor element 1-silencing transcription factor (REST) is a transcriptional repressor that orchestrates large-scale changes in gene expression patterns. Although originally recognised as a suppressor of neuronal genes in non-neuronal cells, REST is now increasingly recognised for its...

Dr Rene Frank awarded Future Leader Fellowship

We congratulate Dr René Frank for the award of a UKRI Future Leaders Fellowship entitled ‘The architecture of Alzheimer’s disease-associated pathology by cryo-electron tomography’, which provides £1.74million over 4 years to support René and his team. The fellowship will bridge length-scales from molecules to the whole brain to identify the in situ structural basis of...

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