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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April
Wed 24th Apr 12:30pmSeeking the protective shield in the brain: the role of inhibitory control in regulating unwanted memories and actions
Wednesday Lunch Time Seminar Series
Subbulakshmi Sankarasubramanian & Daisy Follett (MRC CBU, U. of Cambridge)Lecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, University of Cambridge, Chaucer Road
Wed 24th Apr 1:00pmVisual selection in the mouse: behavioural and cortical mechanisms
Craik Club
Dr Jasper Poort, Department of Psychology, CambridgeKenneth Craik Room, Craik-Marshall Building, Downing Site
Wed 24th Apr 3:00pmBenefits of the collective: how the group protects individual members in costly decisions
Social Psychology Seminar Series (SPSS)
Dr Marwa El ZeinGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology, Downing Site
Thu 25th Apr 3:30pmLearning to read words: from novice to expert
Chaucer Club
Kate Nation (University of Oxford)Lecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, University of Cambridge, Chaucer Road
Fri 26th Apr 12:00pmBridging Neural and Computational Viewpoints on Perceptual Decision Making
Zangwill Club
PLEASE NOTE, THIS ZANGWILL CLUB SEMINAR WILL START AT 12.00PM. THE ZANGWILL TEA WILL BE AT THE USUAL TIME OF 4.00PM
Dr Redmond O'Connell, Trinity College Institute of Neuroscience and School of Psychology, Trinity College DublinGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology
Mon 29th Apr 12:30pmDirected dynamical connectivity in neuroimaging data: approaches, promises, and pitfalls
Imagers Interest Group
Daniele Marinazzo, Ghent UniversityLecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, 15 Chaucer Road, Cambridge
Mon 29th Apr 1:00pmRe-evaluation of learned behaviour, changing memory - on the fly
Behavioural and Clinical Neuroscience Seminars
Dr Johannes Felsenberg - Centre for Neural Circuits and Behaviour, Waddell Lab, University of OxfordKenneth Craik Room, Craik Marshall Building, Downing Site, Cambridge
May
Wed 1st May 12:30pm1. Neural competition accounts for differences in recognising and learning spoken words and pseudowords 2. Phonological mismatch negativity, and its relation to language skills and environmental factors in children
Wednesday Lunch Time Seminar Series
Carol Wang & Alexander Irvine (MRC CBU, U. of Cambridge)Lecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, University of Cambridge, Chaucer Road
Wed 1st May 1:00pmModality-general and modality-specific processes in hallucinations
Zangwill Club
PLEASE NOTE, WEDNESDAY, 1ST MAY. THIS IS AN EXTRA ZANGWILL TALK AND WILL TAKE PLACE AT 1.00PM. PLEASE ALSO NOTE, THERE WILL BE NO ZANGWILL TEA TODAY
Professor Charles Fernyhough, Durham UniversityGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology
Thu 2nd May 12:00pmTBC
Clinical Neurosciences Seminars
East of England Research Interest Group - Parkinson's UKJames Fawcett Seminar Room, van Geest Building
Thu 2nd May 2:00pmExploring the amyloid beta secretome in 2D and 3D culture models
Dementia Journal Club
Laura Pellegrini (MRC-LMB)Sackler Lecture room, Level 7, Cambridge Institute for Medical Research, Wellcome Trust/MRC Building, CBC
Thu 2nd May 3:30pmReinforcement learning in AI systems and in the brain
Chaucer Club
Matt Botvinick (DeepMind and Gatsby Computational Neuroscience Unit, University College London)Lecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, University of Cambridge, Chaucer Road
Thu 2nd May 4:00pmAn early hematopoietic progenitor contributes endothelial cells to organ vasculature
Foster Talks
Christiana Ruhrberg, University College, LondonHodgkin Huxley Seminar Room, Physiology Building, Downing Site
Tue 7th May 11:00amNonparametric Generative Modeling via Optimal Transport and Diffusions with Provable Guarantees
Machine Learning @ CUED
Umut Şimşekli, Télécom ParistechEngineering Department, CBL Room BE-438.
Tue 7th May 1:00pmTitle to be confirmed
Craik Club
Dr Simon Watt, Bangor UniversityKenneth Craik Room, Craik-Marshall Building, Downing Site
Wed 8th May 12:30pmMechanisms of working memory training: not plasticity, but routines and fine-tuning
Wednesday Lunch Time Seminar Series
Sue Gathercole (MRC CBU, U. of Cambridge)Lecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, University of Cambridge, Chaucer Road
Thu 9th May 3:30pmGetting the gist: memory confusability in young and older people
Chaucer Club
Alexa Morcom Lecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, University of Cambridge, Chaucer Road
Fri 10th May 12:00pmNeural circuits for visually-guided decision making in mice.
Zangwill Club
PLEASE NOTE, THIS ZANGWILL CLUB SEMINAR WILL START AT 12.00PM. THE ZANGWILL TEA WILL BE AT THE USUAL TIME OF 4.00PM
Dr Jasper Poort, Selective Vision Lab, Department of Psychology, University of CambridgeGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology
Mon 13th May 1:00pmAffective biases and other cognitive disturbances in Major Depressive Disorder
Behavioural and Clinical Neuroscience Seminars
Vibeke N. H. Dam - Cand.psych., PhD student, Neurobiology Research Unit, 6931 The Neuroscience Centre Rigshospitalet, Copenhagen University HospitalKenneth Craik Room, Craik Marshall Building, Downing Site, Cambridge
Wed 15th May 10:30amTitle to be Confirmed
ARClub Talks
Dr. David Evans, Professor of Psychology, Bucknell University, Fellow, Clare Hall, University of CambridgeLarge Meeting Room (groundfloor), Douglas House, 18B, Trumpington Road
Wed 15th May 12:30pmTalk 1. Using immersive reality to examine the U-shaped relationship between schema and memory performance Talk 2. Multivariate approaches to understanding the brain-behaviour relationships in cognitive ability
Wednesday Lunch Time Seminar Series
Alexander Quent & Ivan Simpson Kent (MRC CBU, U. of Cambridge)Lecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, University of Cambridge, Chaucer Road
Thu 16th May 12:00pmTBC
Clinical Neurosciences Seminars
Rosa Chiara Paolicelli, University of LausanneTBC
Thu 16th May 12:30pmNarrative in neuroscience: evolutionary approach as a teaching tool
Department of Psychiatry & CPFT Thursday Lunchtime Seminar Series
Dr Derek Tracy, Consultant Psychiatrist & Clinical Director Oxleas NHS Foundation Trust, London; Senior Lecturer, King's College, LondonSeminar Room, Herchel Smith Building, Forvie Site.
Thu 16th May 2:00pmTBC
Dementia Journal Club
Speaker to be confirmedSackler Lecture room, Level 7, Cambridge Institute for Medical Research, Wellcome Trust/MRC Building, CBC
Thu 16th May 3:30pmHeart-brain interactions in emotion and memory
Chaucer Club
Sarah Garfinkel (University of Sussex)Lecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, University of Cambridge, Chaucer Road
Fri 17th May 12:00pmShedding light on infant brain and cognitive development in Africa: The BRIGHT Project
Zangwill Club
PLEASE NOTE, THIS ZANGWILL CLUB SEMINAR WILL START AT 12.00PM. THE ZANGWILL TEA WILL BE AT THE USUAL TIME OF 4.00PM
Dr Sarah Lloyd-Fox, Centre for Brain and Cognitive Development, Birkbeck, University of London, Affiliated Lecturer, Department of Psychology, University of CambridgeGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology
Wed 22nd May 12:30pmTalk 1. Awareness in sight: Self and other appraisals of disability in acquired brain injury Talk 2. The regulation of intrusive autobiographical memories
Wednesday Lunch Time Seminar Series
Andrea Kusec & Giulia Barsuola (MRC CBU, U. of Cambridge)Lecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, University of Cambridge, Chaucer Road
Wed 22nd May 3:00pmIs the child the father of the political man?
Social Psychology Seminar Series (SPSS)
Dr. Gary Lewis, Royal Holloway University of LondonGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology, Downing Site
Thu 23rd May 12:00pmTBC
Clinical Neurosciences Seminars
Bryan Jones - University of UtahTBC
Thu 23rd May 12:30pmPrimary and Secondary Prevention of Dementia: can we PROTECT our Cognitive Health?
Department of Psychiatry & CPFT Thursday Lunchtime Seminar Series
Professor Clive Ballard, Professor of Age-related Diseases, College of Medicine and Health, University of ExeterSeminar Room, Herchel Smith Building, Forvie Site.
Thu 23rd May 3:30pmTalk title tbc
Chaucer Club
Lorina Naci (Trinity College, Dublin)Lecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, University of Cambridge, Chaucer Road
Fri 24th May 4:30pmNeuroscience & Creativity: Insights from Unnatural Bedfellows
Zangwill Club
PLEASE NOTE: THIS ZANGWILL TALK IS TAKING PLACE AT THE USUAL TIME OF 4.30PM. THE ZANGWILL TEA WILL BE AT 4.00PM
Professor Anna Abraham, School of Social Sciences, Leeds Beckett University, UKGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology
Wed 29th May 10:30amAutism and Emotion: Perspectives from Affective Neuroscience, Psychophysiology, and Computer Vision.
ARClub Talks
Dr John Herrington, Assistant Professor of Psychology in Psychiatry, Perelman School of Medicine, University of PennsylvaniaLarge Meeting Room (groundfloor), Douglas House, 18B, Trumpington Road
Wed 29th May 12:30pmVisual nonlinearities
Wednesday Lunch Time Seminar Series
Alyse Brown (MRC CBU, U. of Cambridge)Lecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, University of Cambridge, Chaucer Road
Wed 29th May 3:00pmInside-out: How emotions are perceived in the face
Social Psychology Seminar Series (SPSS)
Dr Eva Krumhuber, University College LondonTBC
Thu 30th May 3:30pmModeling the N400 brain potential as change in a probabilistic representation of meaning
Chaucer Club
Milena Rabovsky (Freie University, Berlin)Lecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, University of Cambridge, Chaucer Road
June
Wed 5th Jun 12:30pmUntangling the cognitive, behavioural and environmental ingredients for academic achievement
Wednesday Lunch Time Seminar Series
Giacomo Bignardi (MRC CBU, U. of Cambridge)Lecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, University of Cambridge, Chaucer Road
Wed 5th Jun 3:00pmThe Role of Social Media in Health Prediction and Prevention: Digital Methods in Public Health and Behavior Change
Social Psychology Seminar Series (SPSS)
Dr Sophie Lohmann, Max Planck Institute for Demographic ResearchGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology, Downing Site
Thu 6th Jun 12:00pmCrossing over OMICS in mitochondrial diseases affecting the optic nerve
Clinical Neurosciences Seminars
Guy Lenaers, University of Angers - FranceJames Fawcett Seminar Room, van Geest Building
Thu 6th Jun 12:30pmTitle to be confirmed
Department of Psychiatry & CPFT Thursday Lunchtime Seminar Series
Dr Anne-Laura van Harmelen, Department of Psychiatry, University of CambridgeSeminar Room, Herchel Smith Building, Forvie Site.
Thu 6th Jun 3:30pmTalk title tbc
Chaucer Club
Rebecca Lawson (Dept of Psychology, Cambridge)Lecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, University of Cambridge, Chaucer Road
Wed 12th Jun 12:30pmUsing evolutionary algorithms to study individual differences in facial emotion perception
Wednesday Lunch Time Seminar Series
Christina Carlisi (Psychology and Language Sciences, UCL)Lecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, University of Cambridge, Chaucer Road
Wed 12th Jun 3:00pmDigitally Distracted
Social Psychology Seminar Series (SPSS)
Dr Duncan Brumby, University College London (UCL)Ground Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology, Downing Site
Thu 13th Jun 12:30pmLonely young adults in modern Britain: findings from an epidemiological cohort study
Department of Psychiatry & CPFT Thursday Lunchtime Seminar Series
Dr Timothy Matthews, King's College LondonSeminar Room, Herchel Smith Building, Forvie Site.
Thu 13th Jun 3:30pmSleep and vocabulary consolidation: Perspectives from typical and atypical development and sleep deprived teens
Chaucer Club
Lisa-Marie Henderson (University of York)Lecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, University of Cambridge, Chaucer Road
Thu 20th Jun 12:30pmThe clinical effectiveness of sertraline in primary care and the role of depression severity and duration: The PANDA pragmatic randomised controlled trial.
Department of Psychiatry & CPFT Thursday Lunchtime Seminar Series
Dr Gemma Lewis, Research Associate in Psychiatric Epidemiology, University College LondonSeminar Room, Herchel Smith Building, Forvie Site.
Wed 26th Jun 10:30amTitle to be confirmed
ARClub Talks
Speaker to be confirmedLarge Meeting Room (groundfloor), Douglas House, 18B, Trumpington Road
Thu 27th Jun 12:30pmUnderstanding the parent-infant social connection through interpersonal neuroscience
Department of Psychiatry & CPFT Thursday Lunchtime Seminar Series
Dr Victoria Leong, Assistant Professor of Psychology, Nanyang Technological University (Singapore); Affiliated Lecturer, Department of Psychology, University of CambridgeSeminar Room, Herchel Smith Building, Forvie Site.
July
Wed 10th Jul 10:30amTitle to be confirmed
ARClub Talks
Speaker to be confirmedLarge Meeting Room (groundfloor), Douglas House, 18B, Trumpington Road
Thu 18th Jul 12:00pmTitle to be confirmed
Clinical Neurosciences Seminars
Gabriel Balmus, University of CambridgeJames Fawcett Seminar Room, van Geest Building
September
Thu 26th Sep 12:30pmHistory and Future of Psychiatry: Reflections on Kathleen Jones's "Asylums and after"
Department of Psychiatry & CPFT Thursday Lunchtime Seminar Series
Professor George Ikkos, Consultant Psychiatrist, Royal National Orthopaedic HospitalSeminar Room, Herchel Smith Building, Forvie Site.