Welcoming Dayne Beccano-Kelly to the BNA Council

19th Jan 2022

We are delighted to announce that Dayne Beccano-Kelly will be joining our British Neuroscience Association (BNA) Council as our new Joint Meetings Secretary and Co-Chair for the  BNA2023 Programme Organising Committee.

Dr Dayne Beccano-Kelly is a Research Fellow and a group leader in the UK Dementia Research Institute at Cardiff University.Dayne Beccano-Kelly

Dayne obtained his BSc (Hons) in Biochemistry (with Industry) from the University of Leeds in 2006, before going on to complete my PhD on the relationship between stroke and Alzheimer’s disease (AD). 

In 2015, Dayne joined the University of Oxford as a Parkinson’s UK Career Development Fellow as part of the Richard Wade-Martins’ group. Using human iPSCs as a model and with a focus of electrophysiology and calcium imaging as tools, he identified robust phenotypes relating to synaptic function and energy.

In 2020, Dayne won the prestigious Future Leader Fellowship allowing him to carry out his work on early synaptic health in Parkinson’s disease as a Group Leader based at UK DRI at Cardiff from February 2021. 

Find details about all our BNA Council and Committee members here.

Don't forget to save the date for the next International BNA2023 Festival of Neuroscience on 23 - 26 April 2023! Look out for calls for symposia and posters in the coming months.

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