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Imperial College Centre of Excellence in Neurotechnology – Annual Research Symposium

Join us for a day of talks from academic and industry speakers covering varied themes in neurotechnology, plus student presentations from the Imperial College MRes Neurotechnology cohort.


Oscar Bates

Research Student, CDT Neurotechnology
Imperial College London

oscar bates

Mary Ann Go

Facilities Manager, Department of Bioengineering
Imperial College London

Ann Go

Sonja Hofer

Professor of Neuroscience
Sainsbury Wellcome Centre, University College London

Sonja Hofer

Christos Kapatos

SERG Technologies

Christos Kapatos

Yulong Li

Principal Investigator, School of Life Sciences
Peking University

Yulong Li

Christian Wilms

Research & Development Manager
Scientifica Ltd

Christian Wilms


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Please note: talks are 30 minutes + 15 minutes Q&A, but each session is scheduled for one hour to allow for breaks between sessions

09:45 | Check-in

09:50 | Welcome

10:00 | Yulong Li, Peking University
Spying on neuromodulation with new genetically encoded fluorescent sensors

11:00 | Christos Kapatos, SERG Technologies
NuRO: A connected platform for remote monitoring, management and treatment of Parkinson’s disease and other NDMD

12:00 | Mary-Ann Go, Imperial College London
Investigating neural circuits of spatial memory via high-resolution hippocampal imaging

13:00 | Lunch and student presentation sessions (details below)

14:45 | Sonja Hofer, Sainsbury Wellcome Centre, UCL
Approaches to study the role of inhibition in sensory circuits

15:45 | Oscar Bates, Imperial College London
Applying bayesian methods to ultrasound tomography of the brain

16:45 | Christian Wilms, Scientifica Ltd
Fluorescence Lifetime Imaging – Another Dimension in Multiphoton Imaging

17:45 | Meeting close

MRes Neurotechnology Student Presentations

(Student presentations will run in two parallel sessions.  Some sessions may overlap)


Presentation session A

Presentation session B

Ha-Jun Yoon
Developing a GRIN lens system with a 3D aspheric lens for deep brain two-photon microscopy
Alexis Pomares Pastor
Deep Learning classification of EEG responses to multi-dimensional transcranial electrical stimulation
13:20 Nathaniel Rose
Enhanced VR context aware robot with eye-tracking interface
Dijun Liao
Optimization of multi-channel intramuscular EMG signal simulator
13:40 Agata Feledyn
Oscillatory model of the brain under DMT
Raphael Cunningham
Model-based estimation of upper limb joint kinematics and kinetics using surface electromyography
14:00 Luqiao Tan
Investigating basal forebrain-CA1 cholinergic neuron circuit using acetylcholine sensor in vitro
Nikolaus Wischmann
Computational modelling of neurovascular injuries
14:20 Alejandro Martin Linares
Cellular and subcellular oxygen flux measurement using Pt nano-electrodes

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