“Therapeutic trials in experimental demyelinating disease”.

Guest speaker, Department of Pathology, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, 23 March 1984

 

“Immunocytochemistry: Principles and applications”.

Keynote speaker, Third Regional Meeting of the Society for Neuroscience – Indianapolis Chapter, 4 June 1986

 

“Brain tissue grafts”.

Postgraduate lecture, Department of Neurology, AHEPA General Hospital, Aristotelian University Faculty of Medicine, Thessaloniki, 23 September 1986

 

“Transplantation of ventral mesencephalic anlagen to hosts with genetic nigrostriatal dopamine deficiency”.

Guest speaker, Department of Physiology and Biophysics, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, 29 October 1986

 

“Dopamine neuron grafting in a murine model of genetic Parkinsonism: Immunohistochemical, ultrastructural and behavioural correlates”.

Invited speaker, Satellite Symposium “Functional Aspects of Neuronal Grafting in the Mammalian CNS”, International Brain Research Organisation, Pécs, Hungary, 22 August 1987

 

“Definition of the mesostriatal dopamine deficit in the weaver mutant mouse and reconstruction of the damaged pathway by means of neural transplantation”.

Invited speaker, Histologisk Institution, Lunds Universitet, Sweden, 1 September 1987

 

“Intracerebral transplantation of embryonic substantia nigra in experimental Parkinsonism”.

Guest speaker, Department of Neurosurgery, AHEPA General Hospital, Aristotelian University Faculty of Medicine, Thessaloniki, 24 September 1987

 

“Alteration of CNS chemoarchitecture in neurogenetic degenerative disorders and prospects for reparative processes: Nigrostriatal dopamine projection system”.

Invited speaker, Institute of Psychiatric Research, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, 3 December 1987

 

“Reconstruction of neuronal circuitries in heredodegenerative disorders by intracerebral neural implants”.

Keynote speaker, Third Annual Meeting of the Hellenic Society for Neuroscience, Patras, 18 December 1987

 

“Alteration of central nervous system chemoarchitecture in neurogenetic disorders and prospective for reparative processes: Nigrostriatal dopamine projection system”.

Invited seminar, Department of Pathology, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, 28 April 1988

 

“Intrastriatal mesencephalic grafts in weaver mutant mice: An update”.

Guest speaker, Institutionen för Medicinsk Cellforskning, Neurobiologiska Avdelningen, Lunds Universitet, Sweden, 21 September 1988

 

“Transplantation of cerebellar anlagen to host with genetic cerebellocortical atrophy”.

Invited speaker, Neurophysiologie-Kolloquium, Physiologisches Institut der Freie Universität Berlin, BRD, 30 September 1988

 

“Genetic mesostriatal dopamine deficiency in the weaver mouse: Chemical anatomy and neural transplantation”.

Invited speaker, Preclinical Research, Sandoz Pharma AG, Basel, Switzerland, 24 October 1988

 

“On the early neurohistological studies of Sigmund Freud”.

Invited speaker (Sigmund Freud 50-year Memorial Lecture), John Shaw Billings History of Medicine Society, Indianapolis, 23 January 1989

 

“Brain tissue grafts in experimental Parkinsonism”.

Invited seminar, Department of Pathology, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, 4 May 1989

 

“Chemical neuroanatomy and intracerebral transplantation studies in neurogenetic models of degeneration”.

Guest speaker, Fachgebiet Neuropsychopharmakologie, Schering AG, Berlin, 11 May 1989

 

“Intracerebral grafting of primordial substantia nigra in experimental Parkinsonism”.

Guest speaker, Laboratory of Experimental Physiology, Aristotelian University Faculty of Medicine, Thessaloniki, 7 November 1989

 

“Cerebellar transplants in neurogenetic ataxia”.

Guest speaker, Biological Chemistry Lecture Hall, Aristotelian University Faculty of Medicine, Thessaloniki, 15 November 1989

 

“Mesencephalic grafts and Parkinsonism”.

Keynote speaker, Sixth Annual Meeting of the Hellenic Society for Neuroscience, Ioannina, Greece, 24 November 1990

 

“Neural transplantation in genetic models of movement disorders”.

Guest speaker, Preklinische Vorschung, Sandoz Pharma AG, Basel, Switzerland, 4 March 1991

 

“The weaver mutant mouse as a model for intrastriatal grafting of fetal dopamine neurons”.

Invited speaker, Retinal Transplantation Group and Department of Neurobiology and Anatomy, University of Rochester, New York, 28 May 1991

 

“Dopamine neuron transplantation in a mouse model of Parkinsonism”.

Invited speaker, Department of Biology, Indiana University–Purdue University School of Science, Indianapolis, 6 December 1991

 

“In situ hybridization histochemistry class, two sessions”.

Invited instructor, Department of Medical and Molecular Genetics, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, 6 & 7 January 1992

 

“Transplantation of dopamine neurons in the weaver mouse striatum”.

Invited seminar, Institute of Psychiatric Research, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, 6 February 1992

 

“Structural protein and receptor gene expression in mesencephalic cell suspensions transplanted to the weaver mouse neostriatum.”

Invited speaker, 7th International Catecholamine Symposium, Amsterdam, Netherlands, 25 June 1992

 

“Development and Neuronal Plasticity”.

Chairperson, Workshop on “Mechanisms of Neuronal Plasticity”, International Brain Research Organisation, Patras, Greece, 10 October 1992

 

“Intracerebral neural grafts in neurological mutant mice”.

Invited speaker, Department of Pharmacological and Physiological Sciences, University of Chicago, Chicago, 8 December 1992

 

“Neurobiology of intracerebral transplantation”.

Keynote speaker, Ninth Annual Meeting of the Hellenic Society for Neuroscience, Thessaloniki, 25 November 1993

 

“Weaver gene expression: A fascinating neurobiological riddle”.

Invited speaker, Departament de Neuroquímica, Centre d’ Investigació i Desenvolupament, Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas, Generalitat de Catalunya, Barcelona, Spain, 30 November 1994

 

“Neurogenesis and synaptogenesis in the brain: The biological substrate of language development”.

Keynote speaker, First Hellenic Congress on “Language Instruction in Primary and Secondary Education”, Sector on Language and Culture, Aristotelian University, Faculty of Philosophy Grand Hall, Thessaloniki, 18 May 1995

 

“Weaver mutant phenotype: Structural clues and neural transplantation”.

Guest speaker, Institute of Pharmacology, Roche Bioscience, Palo Alto, California, 17 November 1995

 

“Informal exchange of ideas”.

Invited participant, Ataxia-Telangiectasia Children’s Project International Conference “Accelerating Research Toward a Cure for Ataxia Telangiectasia”, Longwood Gardens, Pennsylvania, 18-20 April 1996

 

“Neuroscience and the decade of the brain: Medicine’s last frontier”.

Laureate lecture, Bodossakis Foundation Science Awards Ceremony, University of Athens – Academy of Athens – National Library Complex, 6 May 1996

 

“Neural transplantation in cerebellar ataxia”.

Invited seminar, Institute of Psychiatric Research, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, 6 June 1996

 

“The theory and practice of light and electron microscopic immunohistochemistry”.

Invited speaker, Department of Oral Facial Development, Indiana University School of Dentistry, Indianapolis, 4 March 1997      

 

“Functional cerebellar transplantation”.

Invited speaker, Seminar series, Department of Anatomy, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, 7 October 1997

 

“Functional reconstruction of the cerebellum by neural grafts”.

Neuropathology Conference for Department of Neurology Residents, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, 29 October 1997

 

“Functional cerebellar transplants”.

Invited speaker, Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology, University of Illinois, Chicago, 5 March 1998

 

“Functional cerebellar transplantation in ‘Purkinje cell degeneration’ mutant mice: Recent progress”.

Invited speaker, Ataxia-Telangiectasia Children’s Project Workshop to Elucidate the Neuropathology of Ataxia-Telangiectasia, National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, Bethesda, Maryland, 12 March 1998

 

“A biological view of the nervous system”.

Invited colloquium, Applied Intelligent Systems Laboratory, Purdue University School of Nuclear Engineering, West Lafayette, 5 April 1999 

 

“Origin of certain scientific, evolutionary and neurobiological concepts and the heritage of classical Greece”.

Opening lecture, European Workshop The Future of Neural Grafting in Parkinson’s Disease, Santorini, 22 September 1999

 

“Intracerebral transplantation in mutant mice”.

Invited participant, Ataxia-Telangiectasia Children’s Project International Conference “Molecular Neurobiology of ATM”, Banbury Center, Cold Spring Harbor, New York, 9 November 1999

 

“Structural and functional reconstruction of the atrophic cerebellum by cerebellar grafts”.

Invited speaker, Neurophysiology Conference, Department of Physiology, University of Patras, 29 November 1999

 

“Intracerebral neural transplantation”.

Invited speaker, Graduate Program in Basic Science Applications, University of Patras, 1 December 1999

 

“From the educational to the professional and social integration of individuals with special needs”.

Session Chairman, Symposium “Alternative Forms of Professional and Social Integration for Individuals with Special Needs”, University of Macedonia, 30 March 2001

 

“Communicative disorders and practical exercises”.

Session Chairman, Symposium “Training Modalities for Special Education Vectors”, University of Macedonia, 28 April 2001

 

“Neuroscience education and Neuroscience in Education”.

Keynote speaker, Sixteenth Annual Meeting of the Hellenic Society for Neuroscience, Thessaloniki, 21 October 2001

 

“Neuroscience foundations in educational and social policy”.

Invited interview (Host: Mr. Nikos Loutradis) telecast on the Municipality Television Channel TV100, Thessaloniki, 15 June 2002

 

“Perspectives of Modern Neuroscience”. 

Opening lecture, Neurosciences Seminar on “Art and the Brain” with guest speaker Prof. Semir Zeki of the Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience, University College London, on occasion of Brain Awareness Week 2003, Conference Auditorium of the University of Macedonia, Thessaloniki, 14 March 2003

 

“Neuroscience and Art”.

Two invited interviews (Hostess: Mrs. Lela Kesidou) on occasion of Brain Awareness Week, given together with Prof. A. Dinopoulos of Aristotelian University,  broadcast on FM102 of Greek National Radio and Television–3, 14 and 28 March 2003

 

“Problem-Based Learning”.

Invited lecture to Faculty members of the Aristotelian University School of Medicine, Thessaloniki, 3 December 2003

 

“Is there Science without Neuroscience? The Inevitability of Brain Awareness in the 21st Century”. 

Neuroscience Seminar on “Brain and Knowledge” on occasion of Brain Awareness Week 2004, Ceremonial Amphitheatre of the University of Macedonia, Thessaloniki, 15 March 2004

 

“Brain Research and Neuroscience Perspectives”. 

Invited Lecture, Career Day 2004, Anatolia College, Thessaloniki, 18 March 2004

 

“Professional Orientation in the Brain Sciences”. 

Invited Lecture, Career Day 2004, Arsakeion Lyceum, Thessaloniki, 21 April 2004

 

“Neuroscience and Biotechnology”. 

Invited Lecture, Career Day 2004, Experimental School, Thessaloniki, 22 April 2004

 

“Brainware Engineering: The Case for Neural Transplantation” 

Invited Lecture, Sector for Experimental and Cognitive Psychology, Aristotelian University, Thessaloniki, 2 June 2004

 

Future Therapeutic Trends in Neurodegenerative Disorders” 

Invited Lecture, Hellenic Society for Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Disorders, Ceremonial Hall of Aristotelian University, Thessaloniki, 18 September 2004

 

“Problem-Based Learning in Medical Education”.

Invited Lecture to Faculty members of the Aristotelian University School of Medicine, Thessaloniki, 1 December 2004

 

“Evolutionary Origins of Social Behaviours in Humans”.

Invited Seminar (Host: Prof. E. Voutira), Social Integration Policies, Department of Balkan, Slavic and Oriental Studies, University of Macedonia, Thessaloniki, 16 December 2004

 

“Problem based Learning in Medical Education”.

Invited Lecture to Faculty members of Aristotelian University School of Medicine, Thessaloniki, 29 March 2005

 

“Education based on problem solving”.

Invited Lecture to Faculty members of Aristotelian University School of Medicine, Thessaloniki, 14 December 2005

 

“Intelligence and spirit: The compatibility of religion and science”.

Three Hierarchs Panegyric, Ceremonial Amphitheatre of the University of Macedonia, Thessaloniki, 27 January 2006

 

“The problem of peace in the world today”.

Invited radio interview (Hostess: Mrs. Eleni Tsitouri) broadcast on 958 FM of Greek National Radio and Television–3, 11 February 2006

 

“Economo-Koskinas: The culmination of cerebral cytoarchitectonics in 1925 Vienna”. 

Brain Awareness Week 2006, Ceremonial Amphitheatre of the University of Macedonia, Thessaloniki, 13 March 2006

 

“Cell biology of generative and regressive events in the central nervous system across the lifespan”. 

Invited Faculty, Fifth Annual Advanced Studies Institute “Neuropsychology across the lifespan”, Vivian L. Smith Foundation and the International Neuropsychological Society, Xylocastro, Greece, 19-28 June 2006

 

“Dimensions of brain research”. 

Opening Lecture, Bodossakis Foundation Laureate Conferences "Neuroscience and Molecular Biomedicine: Correlations and Perspectives", Aristotelian University School of Medicine, Thessaloniki, 18 October 2006

 

“Dimensions of brain research”.

Invited interview (Hostess: Mrs. Lela Kesidou) broadcast on FM102 of Greek National Radio and Television–3, 18 October 2006

 

“Dimensions of brain research”.

Invited interview (Host: Mr. Tasos Tsakiroglou) broadcast on Flash 96 FM Radio, Athens, 20 October 2006

 

“The revival of the Economo and Koskinas Atlas of Cytoarchitectonics of the Adult Human Cerebral Cortex: historical and conceptual context”.

Invited lecture, Architecture of the Primate Cerebral Cortex: A Symposium in Honour of Professor Costantino Economo, with special guests Gabriella and Elena Economo, Trieste, Italy, 11-12 March 2008

 

“Cytoarchitectonics and phylogeny of language areas in the brain”.

Invited Seminar, Department of Neurology, Aiginiteion Hospital, University of Athens School of Medicine, Athens, 20 May 2008

 

“Evolution of the human brain”.

Invited Lecture, Second Lecture Cycle on the Human Brain, National Hellenic Research Foundation, Athens, 7 January 2009

 

“Presentation of the Atlas of Cytoarchitectonics of the Adult Human Cerebral Cortex of Constantin von Economo and Georg N. Koskinas”. 

Brain Awareness Week 2009, Under the Auspices of Bodossakis Foundation - Amphitheatre of the National Research Foundation, Athens, 16 March 2009

 

“The triune brain”.

Keynote Speaker, Eighth Hellenic Epilepsy Congress, Electra Palace Hotel, Thessaloniki, 18 October 2013

 

“Reason and emotion in the human brain”.

Keynote Speaker, Rostrum on Thought, George and Anastasia Vafopoulos Cultural Centre, Thessaloniki, 5 February 2014

     

“The tonics of the will”.

Keynote Speaker, Academic Quests in Interdisciplinarity, Aristotelian University, Thessaloniki, 31 October 2014

 

“Teacher and pupil”.

Salutation, 80 Year Anniversary of the Foundation of the Experimental School, Experimental School of Aristotelian University, Thessaloniki, 5 December 2014

 

 

“Texture of the brain”. 

Faculty, Academia Philosophica, Macedonian Museum of Contemporary Art, Thessaloniki, 15 February 2015

 

“Origins of the brain: commonalities and particularities”. 

Faculty, Academia Philosophica, Macedonian Museum of Contemporary Art, Thessaloniki, 1 March 2015

 

“Ramón y Cajal, the father of Neuroscience”. 

Faculty, Academia Philosophica, Macedonian Museum of Contemporary Art, Thessaloniki, 28 March 2015

 

 

Ramón y Cajal, the brain of Neuroscience: On education and on psychology”.

Book presentation, 12th International Book Fair, Helexpo / National Book Centre, Thessaloniki, 9 May 2015

 

Notes and colours in Scriabin's compositions: synaesthesia or creative genius?

Keynote Speaker, Interdisciplinary Conference on Aesthetics, Aristotelian University, Thessaloniki, 28 May 2015

Two new books of Ramón y Cajal.

Keynote Speaker, University of Macedonia Press Cultural Event, Ianos Bookstore, Thessaloniki, 6 October 2015