Imperial College London

Vincenzo De Paola

Faculty of MedicineDepartment of Brain Sciences

Reader in Translational Neuroscience



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Burlington DanesHammersmith Campus





Atsushi Miyawaki, RIKEN, Japan, Next Generation Optical Microscopy to Tackle Neurodiseases, 2013

Ryohei Yasuda, Max Planck Florida, Imaging optical chemical sensors in the living brain, 2013

Graham Knott, EPFL, Lausanne, Switzerland, Axonal and Synaptic Ultrastructure using 'Correlated 2-photon : Focused Ion Beam Scanning Electron Microscopy', 2004

Sen Song, The Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA, Automated Synaptic Analysis Algorithms, 2004

Anne McKinney, Mc Gill University, Canada, 2003 - 2006

Guest Lectures

Physiology Lecture Series: Illuminating how synapses form, disassemble and regenerate in vivo, National University of Singapore, Singapore, 2015

Imaging Synapse Structure and Function in the Vertebrate Brain, HHMI, Janelia Farm Research Campus, USA, 2014

Winter Conference on Neural Plasticity 2014 (Symposium Chair), 2014

The use of Next Generation Optical Microscopy to Tackle Neuroscience Disease Challenges, MRC-JST (Japan Science and Technology Agency), British Embassy Tokyo, 2013

Neural Circuit Development and Plasticity (Workshop Chair), Utrecht University, Faculty of Medicine, Holland, 2013

Nanosymposium on Axon Regeneration (A. Canty), SFN 2012, New Orleans, USA, 2012

Computational Neuroscience Meeting, Stockholm, Sweden, Stockholm, Sweden, 2011

Light for Health Meeting, ICFO, Barcelona, Spain, 2011

Structural Plasticity In The Mammalian Brain, HHMI, Janelia Farm, USA, 2010

3d Axon Degeneration Meeting, Eibsee, Germany, 2010

Minisymposium on Axon Branching, SFN 2010, San Diego, USA, 2010

DIADEM Challenge, HHMI, Janelia Farm, USA, 2010

Novel techniques in Neuroscience, Lund University, Lund, Sweden, 2008

X Argentinean Neuroscience meeting, Cordoba, Argentina, 2008

Research Student Supervision

Bachar,C, High-throughput Visualization and Computational Consequences of Increased Synaptic Plasticity and Axon Regeneration in the Living Aged Brain

Bloomfield,P, Role of microglia and synapses in an antipsychotic drug administration model

Real,R, In vivo investigation of axon growth and regeneration in the adult mammalian brain

West,L, Imaging synaptic plasticity with FRET-FLIM