Brains and Bikkies: a Neuroanatomy Workshop with Professor Charles Watson
Time & Location
About the Event
Youth Neuro Australia will be hosting a full day workshop run by distinguished neuroanatomist and physician, Professor Charles Watson. alongside a charity bake sale to raise funds for both YNA and the Brain Foundation. Professor Watson, aside from being one of the most approachable people you'll meet, is an expert in brain and spinal cord mapping and will be holding a lecture and a breakout session to walk you through some fundamentals of neuroanatomy. There will also be other breakout sessions covering spinal cord tracts, pathology and rehabilitation (to be confirmed). Catering is included. Follow us on Facebook for updates and speaker announcements.
Who is this event for?
All interested students are welcome, but would particularly be beneficial for those considering or currently undertaking neuroanatomy, neuroscience research students, or those interested in clinical applications of neurological lesions and conditions.
Where and when is the event?
The event will be on Saturday 27 October at Wallace Wurth Building, UNSW. It will be a full day event with a start time around 9am. Time is to be confirmed.
Professor Charles Watson BSc(Med) (Hons) MBBS MD FAFPHM
Professor Watson attained his medical degree from the University of Sydney in 1967, and was awarded MD by UNSW in 1974. He was then a lecturer in anatomy at UNSW from 1970 to 1982, when he pursued a career in public health, subsequently appointed Chief Health Officer for WA in 1993. He held the position of Dean of Health Sciences at the University of Wollongong and Curtin University until 2006. Concurrently, he has held research positions at Curtin and Neuroscience Research Australia, publishing numerous atlases along with Professor George Paxinos and others. Amongst them, The Rat Brain in Stereotaxis Coordinates has been cited over 60,000 times, making it the most cited publication in neuroscience.