Neuroscience talks

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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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March
Mon 2nd Mar 11:00amProbabilistic approaches to understanding bird conversations
Machine Learning @ CUED
Dan Stowell (Queen Mary University of London)Engineering Department, CBL Room BE-438
Mon 2nd Mar 1:00pmCANCELLED - until further notice
Behavioural and Clinical Neuroscience Seminars
Dr Yevheniia Mikheenko - BCNI, Dept. of Physiology, Development and NeuroscienceKenneth Craik Room, Craik Marshall Building, Downing Site, Cambridge
Mon 2nd Mar 4:00pmFrom research to practice in working memory: The challenges of making a difference
Graduate Programme in Cognitive and Brain Sciences
Susan Gathercole (MRC CBSU) Seminar Room, Department of Psychology, Downing Site, Cambridge
Mon 2nd Mar 4:30pmLocal Transcriptomes and proteomes in neurons
Adrian Seminars in Neuroscience
Erin Schuman. Max Planck Institute for Brain ResearchThe Hodgkin Huxley Seminar Room, Department of Physiology Development and Neuroscience
Tue 3rd Mar 1:00pmTitle to be confirmed
ARClub Talks
Ian Charest, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, CambridgeLarge Meeting Room (groundfloor), Douglas House, 18B, Trumpington Road
Tue 3rd Mar 1:00pmChildren's Perceptions of their Sibling Relationships: Cross-Country and Cross-Cultural Comparisons
Social and Developmental Psychology (SDP) Seminar Series
Naomi White, University of CambridgePPSIS Seminar Room (Free School Lane)
Wed 4th Mar 11:00amPopulation Inference for Functional Brain Connectivity
Machine Learning @ CUED
Genevera I. Allen (Rice University)Engineering Department, CBL Room BE-438
Wed 4th Mar 12:00pmtbc
BRC Seminar Series
Professor Andreas Faissner, Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology and Neuroscience, Kings College, LondonBrain Repair Centre, Forvie Site, Robinson Way
Wed 4th Mar 12:30pmDiscrimination of visual categories based on behavioural significance in frontoparietal cortex
Wednesday Lunch Time Seminar Series
Yaara Erez (Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit)Lecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road
Thu 5th Mar 3:30pmChallenges and pitfalls in the application of transcranial direct-current stimulation (tDCS)
Chaucer Club
Andrea Antal (Department of Clinical Neurophysiology, Göttingen University Medical School, Germany) Lecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road
Thu 5th Mar 4:00pmMolecular Mechanisms of Emphysema, Hypoxia and Lung Aging
Foster Talks
Professor Norbert Weissmann, ECCPS Professur, University of Giessen, GermanyHodgkin Huxley Seminar Room, Physiology Building, Downing Site
Fri 6th Mar 3:00pmPremembering Perception
Zangwill Club
Professor Kia Nobre, Oxford Centre for Human Brain Activity and Department of Experimental Psychology, University of OxfordGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology
Mon 9th Mar 1:00pmMolecular imaging studies in schizophrenia
Behavioural and Clinical Neuroscience Seminars
Dr Simon Cervenka - Department of Clinical Neuroscience, Karolinska InstituteSeminar Room, Herchel Smith Building, Forvie Site, Robinson Way, Cambridge
Mon 9th Mar 4:00pmVision
Graduate Programme in Cognitive and Brain Sciences
Zoe Kourtzi (Department of Psychology)Seminar Room, Department of Psychology, Downing Site, Cambridge
Mon 9th Mar 4:30pmNew perspectives on cochlear nerve degeneration in acquired sensorineural hearing loss
Adrian Seminars in Neuroscience
Charles Liberman. Harvard Medical SchoolThe Hodgkin Huxley Seminar Room, Department of Physiology Development and Neuroscience
Wed 11th Mar 12:30pmThe effect of age on brain and cognition: preliminary results from the Cambridge Centre for Ageing and Neuroscience (CamCAN)
Wednesday Lunch Time Seminar Series
Rik Henson (Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit)Lecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road
Thu 12th Mar 11:00amAn introduction to the Mondrian Process
Machine Learning @ CUED
Matej Balog (Oxford)Engineering Department, CBL Room BE-438
Thu 12th Mar 3:30pmOnline and offline human brain mapping with intracranial EEG
Chaucer Club
Jean-Philippe Lachaux (French National Health Research Institute (INSERM), Lyon) Lecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road
Thu 12th Mar 4:00pmIntegration of Visual Information in Fly Brains
Foster Talks
Dr Trevor Wardill, Department of Physiology, Development & Neuroscience, University of CambridgeHodgkin Huxley Seminar Room, Physiology Building, Downing Site
Fri 13th Mar 4:00pmBioengineering student talks
Bioengineering Seminar Series
Speaker to be confirmed Cambridge University Engineering Department, Lecture Room 6
Thu 19th Mar 11:00amEvolutionary dynamics in a continuous public goods game
Machine Learning @ CUED
Matthias Bauer Engineering Department, CBL Room BE-438
Thu 19th Mar 1:00pmTitle to be confirmed
ARClub Talks
Dwaipayan Adhya, PhD Student at the Autism Research CentreLarge Meeting Room (groundfloor), Douglas House, 18B, Trumpington Road
April
Wed 15th Apr 12:00pm“Vascular Basis of Neurodegeneration and Dementia”
BRC Seminar Series
Prof Raj KalariaBrain Repair Centre, Forvie Site, Robinson Way
Thu 23rd Apr 4:00pmRelationships between Immunity & Neuroendocrinology (TBC)
Foster Talks
Professor Staci Bilbo, Duke Institute for Brain Sciences, Duke University, USAHodgkin Huxley Seminar Room, Physiology Building, Downing Site
Fri 24th Apr 3:00pmTitle to be confirmed
Zangwill Club
Professor Heidi Johansen-Berg, Professor of Cognitive Neuroscience, University of OxfordGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology
Mon 27th Apr 4:30pmNeural circuits underlying operant learning in larval zebrafish.
Adrian Seminars in Neuroscience
Prof. Florian Engert. Harvard UniversityThe Hodgkin Huxley Seminar Room, Department of Physiology Development and Neuroscience
Thu 30th Apr 4:00pmNeural Progenitors / Brain & Spinal Cord Development
Foster Talks
Professor Jon Clarke, King's College London, MRC Centre for Developmental NeurobiologyHodgkin Huxley Seminar Room, Physiology Building, Downing Site
May
Fri 1st May 3:00pmTitle to be confirmed
Zangwill Club
Professor Louise Phillips, School of Psychology, University of AberdeenGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology
Wed 6th May 12:00pm"The multicellular complexity of peripheral nerve repair"
BRC Seminar Series
Professor Alison Lloyd, MRC Laboratory for Molecular Cell Biology, University College, LondonBrain Repair Centre, Forvie Site, Robinson Way
Fri 8th May 3:00pmTitle to be confirmed
Zangwill Club
Professor Miles Hewstone, Professor of Social Psychology, University of OxfordGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology
Fri 15th May 3:00pmTitle to be confirmed
Zangwill Club
Dr Betsy Murray, Laboratory of Neuropsychology, NIMH, USAGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology
Wed 20th May 12:00pm"The Extracellular matrix of the brain in neuronal plasticity and learning"
BRC Seminar Series
Renato Frischknecht, AG Perisynaptic Extracellular Matrix Department of Neurochem & Molecular Biology, Brenneckestr, MagdeburgBrain Repair Centre, Forvie Site, Robinson Way
Fri 22nd May 3:00pmTitle to be confirmed
Zangwill Club
Dr Antonia Hamilton, Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience, University College LondonGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology
July
Thu 2nd Jul 12:00pm"Challenges in recovering peripheral nerve function after injury"
BRC Seminar Series
Dr.Tessa Gordon, Division of Plastic Reconstructive Surgery, The Hospital for Sick Children, Totonto.Brain Repair Centre, Forvie Site, Robinson Way
September
Wed 23rd Sep 12:00pm"Microtubule-based therapy for spinal cord injury and Alzheimer's disease"
BRC Seminar Series
Professor Peter Baas, College of Medicine, Drexel University, Department of Neurobiology and Anatomy, Philadelphia, USABrain Repair Centre, Forvie Site, Robinson Way
October
Thu 8th Oct 4:00pmTBC (physics of the cytoskeleton and morphogenesis)
Foster Talks
Dr Manuel Thery, Hospital Saint Louis, Paris, FranceHodgkin Huxley Seminar Room, Physiology Building, Downing Site
February
Tue 2nd Feb 4:00pmRoles of cytoskeleton in hippocampal synaptic plasticity
Cambridge Neuroscience Seminars
For details of how to get to the MRC LMB, please see: http://www2.mrc-lmb.cam.ac.uk/about-lmb/how-to-find-us/
Dr. Yasunori Hayashi, Brain Science Institute, RIKEN, JapanKlug Seminar Room, Level 2 2A180, MRC LMB