Neuroscience Seminars

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Here are some lectures, seminars and talks that may be of interest. The links reach further information on each presentation.

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February
Mon 26th Feb 4:00pmHow to make good scientific figures
Graduate Programme in Cognitive and Brain Sciences
Matthew Davis (U. of Cambridge, MRC CBU)Nick Mackintosh Seminar Room, Department of Psychology, Downing Site, Cambridge
Mon 26th Feb 4:30pmAdrian Seminar - "Functional synaptic architecture of visual cortex"
Adrian Seminars in Neuroscience
David Fitzpatrick, Research Group Leader & Scientific Director, Max Planck Florida Institute for NeuroscienceThe Hodgkin Huxley Seminar Room, Department of Physiology Development and Neuroscience
Wed 28th Feb 10:30amNew Insights in Immunopsychiatry (Provisional Title)
ARClub Talks
Professor Ed Bullmore, FRCP, FRCPsych, FMedSci, Head of Department of Psychiatry, University of CambridgeLarge Meeting Room (groundfloor), Douglas House, 18B, Trumpington Road
Wed 28th Feb 12:30pmVisual hallucinations in Parkinson’s disease - imbalances in top-down vs. bottom up information processing
Wednesday Lunch Time Seminar Series
Claire O’Callaghan (U. of Cambridge, Clinical Neurosciences)Lecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, University of Cambridge, Chaucer Road
March
Thu 1st Mar 3:30pmThe cognitive neuroscience of antidepressant drug action
Chaucer Club
Catherine Harmer (U. of Oxford)Lecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, University of Cambridge, Chaucer Road
Thu 1st Mar 4:00pmFoster Talk - "Paraspeckles, TDP-43 & alternative polyadenylation: how regulation of a membraneless compartment guides cell fate"
Foster Talks
Dr Jernej Ule, Francis Crick Institute, LondonHodgkin Huxley Seminar Room, Physiology Building, Downing Site
Fri 2nd Mar 1:15pmThe genetic framework of germline stem cell development
Developmental Biology Seminar Series
Karam Teixeira, Dept. of Genetics, University of CambridgeBiffen Lecture Theatre, Genetics, Department of
Fri 2nd Mar 4:30pmHow is visual perception biased
Zangwill Club
Dr Floris de Lange, Donders Institute for Brain, Cognition and Behavior, Radboud University Nijmegen, NetherlandsGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology
Mon 5th Mar 12:30pmTitle to be confirmed
Imagers Interest Group
Matthias Treder (University of Birmingham)Lecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, 15 Chaucer Road, Cambridge
Mon 5th Mar 4:00pmConnecting behavioural and neural levels of analysis
Graduate Programme in Cognitive and Brain Sciences
Rogier Kievit (U. of Cambridge, MRC CBU)Nick Mackintosh Seminar Room, Department of Psychology, Downing Site, Cambridge
Mon 5th Mar 4:30pmAdrian Seminar - "Physiological and genetic heterogeneity in hearing loss"
Adrian Seminars in Neuroscience
Karen Steel, King's College LondonThe Hodgkin Huxley Seminar Room, Department of Physiology Development and Neuroscience
Tue 6th Mar 1:00pmBringing Personality Theory Back to Life: On Persons-in-Context, Idiographic Strategies, and Lazarus
Social and Developmental Psychology (SDP) Seminar Series
Prof Daniel Cervone, University of Illinois at Chicago (USA)Ground Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology, Downing Site
Wed 7th Mar 12:30pmUK 7T travelling-head study: pilot results
Wednesday Lunch Time Seminar Series
Catarina Rua (U. of Cambridge, Wolfson Brain Imaging Centre)Lecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, University of Cambridge, Chaucer Road
Thu 8th Mar 12:30pmPsychology and Suicidal Behaviour
Department of Psychiatry & CPFT Thursday Lunchtime Seminar Series
Professor Rory O'Connor, Professor of Health Psychology, Suicidal Behaviour Research Laboratory, Institute of Health & Wellbeing, University of Glasgow / Mental Health & Wellbeing Academic Centre, Gartnavel Royal HospitalSeminar Room, Herchel Smith Building, Forvie Site.
Thu 8th Mar 3:30pmThe persistence and transience of memory
Chaucer Club
Paul Frankland (U. of Toronto)Lecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, University of Cambridge, Chaucer Road
Fri 9th Mar 1:00pmTime-dependent regulation of memory retrieval by hippocampal clock
Behavioural and Clinical Neuroscience Seminars
Professor Satoshi Kida - Department of Bioscience, Tokyo University of Agriculture (TUA)Kenneth Craik Room, Craik Marshall Building, Downing Site, Cambridge
Fri 9th Mar 1:15pmOrganoid systems to study the maternal-fetal dialogue of early pregnancy
Developmental Biology Seminar Series
Margherita Turco, Centre for Trophoblast Research, University of CambridgeBiffen Lecture Theatre, Genetics, Department of
Fri 9th Mar 4:30pmWhat is the temporal resolution of categorical perception?
Zangwill Club
Prof Leon Deouell, Human Cognitive Neuroscience Lab, Hebrew University of JerusalemGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology
Mon 12th Mar 4:00pmDevelopmental cognitive neuroscience
Graduate Programme in Cognitive and Brain Sciences
Joe Bathelt (U. of Cambridge, MRC CBU)Lecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, University of Cambridge, Chaucer Road
Mon 12th Mar 4:30pmAdrian Seminar: Ensemble coding in amygdala circuits
Adrian Seminars in Neuroscience
Andreas Luthi, Friedrich Miescher Institute Basel, SwitzerlandThe Hodgkin Huxley Seminar Room, Department of Physiology Development and Neuroscience
Wed 14th Mar 10:30amAutism Imaging & Genetics
ARClub Talks
Dr Richard Bethlehem, Research Associate, Autism Research Centre, Department of Psychiatry, University of CambridgeLarge Meeting Room (groundfloor), Douglas House, 18B, Trumpington Road
Wed 14th Mar 12:30pmAll-resolutions inference for brain imaging
Wednesday Lunch Time Seminar Series
Wouter Weeda (Leiden University)Lecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, University of Cambridge, Chaucer Road
Thu 15th Mar 8:45amBioengineering Conference: Innovation through convergence
Bioengineering Seminar Series
Clemens Kaminski. Lisa Hall. Jag Srai. Sarah Bohndiek. Christopher Procter. Joan Lasenby. Ruth Cameron. Shery Huang. Róisín Owens. Alexandre Kabla.Cambridge University Engineering Department, Institute for Manufacturing
Thu 15th Mar 12:30pmAdvances in understanding and treatment of eating disorders
Department of Psychiatry & CPFT Thursday Lunchtime Seminar Series
Professor Ulrike Schmidt, Professor of Eating Disorders and Head of the Department of Psychological Medicine at the Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology and Neuroscience, King’s College LondonSeminar Room, Herchel Smith Building, Forvie Site.
Thu 15th Mar 3:30pmNeurodevelopment disorders of genetic origin – what can we learn?
Chaucer Club
Kate Baker (U. of Cambridge, MRC CBU)Lecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, University of Cambridge, Chaucer Road
Thu 15th Mar 4:00pmFoster Talk - Professor Ifat Levy, Associate Professor of Comparative Medicine and of Neurocience, Yale University, USA
Foster Talks
Professor Ifat Levy, Yale University, USAHodgkin Huxley Seminar Room, Physiology Building, Downing Site
Fri 16th Mar 4:30pmHuman olfaction at the intersection of language, culture and biology
Zangwill Club
Prof Asifa Majid, Centre for Language Studies, Radboud UniversityGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology
Mon 19th Mar 12:30pmTitle to be confirmed
Imagers Interest Group
Joe Bathelt (MRC CBU)Lecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, 15 Chaucer Road, Cambridge
Mon 19th Mar 1:00pmCapturing the Full Spectrum of Repetitive Behaviour in Typical and Atypical Development
Behavioural and Clinical Neuroscience Seminars
Professor David W. Evans - Psychology Program in Neuroscience, Bucknell University, Lewisburg, USAKenneth Craik Room, Craik Marshall Building, Downing Site, Cambridge
Wed 21st Mar 10:30amCANCELLED - TO BE RESCHEDULED - Functional analysis of the Ca2+ signaling architecture of Autism Spectrum Disorder
ARClub Talks
Professor J. Jay Gargus, Director UCI Center for Autism Research & TranslationLarge Meeting Room (groundfloor), Douglas House, 18B, Trumpington Road
Thu 22nd Mar 12:30pmGambling Disorder in the UK: an overview
Department of Psychiatry & CPFT Thursday Lunchtime Seminar Series
Dr Henrietta Bowden-Jones, Honorary Senior Lecturer in the Division of Brain Science, Imperial College LondonSeminar Room, Herchel Smith Building, Forvie Site.
Thu 22nd Mar 4:00pmFoster Talk - Professor Liz Robertson, William Dunn Institute, Oxford
Foster Talks
Professor Liz Robertson, Williams Dunn Institute, OxfordHodgkin Huxley Seminar Room, Physiology Building, Downing Site
April
Wed 11th Apr 10:30amRepetitive Behavior and Restricted Interests: Developmental, Genetic, and Neural Correlates
ARClub Talks
Professor David Evans, Professor of Psychology at Bucknell University and Visiting Researcher at the Autism Research CentreLarge Meeting Room (groundfloor), Douglas House, 18B, Trumpington Road
Thu 12th Apr 12:30pmCalcium signalling in bipolar disorder - new twists to an old story
Department of Psychiatry & CPFT Thursday Lunchtime Seminar Series
Professor Paul Harrison, Department of Psychiatry, University of OxfordSeminar Room, Herchel Smith Building, Forvie Site.
Thu 19th Apr 12:30pmTitle to be confirmed
Department of Psychiatry & CPFT Thursday Lunchtime Seminar Series
Dr Na Cai, European Bioinformatics InstituteSeminar Room, Herchel Smith Building, Forvie Site.
Wed 25th Apr 10:30amfNIRS shines a light on early atypical brain responses in autism
ARClub Talks
Dr Sarah Lloyd-Fox, Co-Investigator and Lead Psychologist on the Brain Imaging for Global Health Study (BRIGHT); Head of NIRS Lab, Centre for Brain and Cognitive Development, Birkbeck, University of LondonLarge Meeting Room (groundfloor), Douglas House, 18B, Trumpington Road
Thu 26th Apr 10:30amDouble talk on Autism genetics
ARClub Talks
Dr Gokul Ramaswami and Dr Hyejung Won, Department of Neurology, University of California, Los Angeles, USALarge Meeting Room (groundfloor), Douglas House, 18B, Trumpington Road
May
Tue 1st May 1:00pmSocial Representations of Women who Live as Men in Northern Albania
Social and Developmental Psychology (SDP) Seminar Series
Ellen Robertson, Department of Psychology, Univeristy of CambridgeGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology, Downing Site
Wed 2nd May 10:30amAltered responses to social chemosignals in autism spectrum disorder
ARClub Talks
Dr Yaara Shapira, Department of Neurobiology, Weizmann Institute of Science, Rehovot, IsraelLarge Meeting Room (groundfloor), Douglas House, 18B, Trumpington Road
Thu 3rd May 4:00pmFoster Talk - Cross-talk between circadian clocks, sleep-wake cycles, and metabolic networks
Foster Talks
Akhilesh Reddy, Frances Crick Institute, LondonHodgkin Huxley Seminar Room, Physiology Building, Downing Site
Tue 15th May 1:00pmBeyond crazy: Rationality, irrationality, and conspiracy theory
Social and Developmental Psychology (SDP) Seminar Series
Professor Robbie Sutton, University of KentGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology, Downing Site
Thu 17th May 12:30pmTitle to be confirmed
Department of Psychiatry & CPFT Thursday Lunchtime Seminar Series
Professor Shirley Reynolds, Professor of Evidence Based Psychological Therapies, University of ReadingSeminar Room, Herchel Smith Building, Forvie Site.
Thu 17th May 4:00pmFoster Talk - Localised RNA-based mechanisms underlie neuronal wiring
Foster Talks
Professor Christine HoltHodgkin Huxley Seminar Room, Physiology Building, Downing Site
Thu 24th May 12:30pmTitle to be confirmed
Department of Psychiatry & CPFT Thursday Lunchtime Seminar Series
Dr Matthew Taylor, Clinical Senior Lecturer in Bipolar Disorder, King's College, LondonSeminar Room, Herchel Smith Building, Forvie Site.
June
Wed 13th Jun 10:30amTitle to be confirmed
ARClub Talks
Dr Idalmis Santiesteban, ESRC Future Research Leaders Fellow and Affiliate Lecturer, Department of Psychology, University of CambridgeLarge Meeting Room (groundfloor), Douglas House, 18B, Trumpington Road
Thu 14th Jun 4:00pmFoster Talk - "Integrating structural and functional approaches to decipher AMPA receptor signaling in synaptic transmission and plasticity"
Foster Talks
Dr Ingo Gregor, MRC-Laboratory of Molecular Biology, CambridgeHodgkin Huxley Seminar Room, Physiology Building, Downing Site
Thu 21st Jun 12:30pmTitle to be confirmed
Department of Psychiatry & CPFT Thursday Lunchtime Seminar Series
Professor Louis Appleby, Professor of Psychiatry, University of Manchester; Director of the National Confidential Inquiry into Suicide and Homicide by People with Mental IllnessSeminar Room, Herchel Smith Building, Forvie Site.