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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November
Mon 25th Nov 1:00pmThe relationship between decision-making, serotonin and mood
Behavioural and Clinical Neuroscience Seminars
Dr Paul Faulkner - Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience, UCLKenneth Craik Room, Craik Marshall Building, Downing Site, Cambridge
April
Tue 22nd Apr 2:00pmShould I Stick Or Should I Go? A molecular switch at the neuronal surface
MRC LMB Neurobiology Seminars
Radu Aricescu, University of OxfordMRC LMB: Sanger Seminar Room 3A180
Tue 22nd Apr 2:00pmShould I Stick Or Should I Go? A molecular switch at the neuronal surface
Neuroscience Seminars
A. Radu Aricescu, PhD MRC Senior Research Fellow, University of Oxford Wellcome Trust Centre for Human GeneticsMRC LMB - Sanger Seminar room
Wed 23rd Apr 12:30pmStimulating speech: tDCS in the healthy brain and as an adjunct to anomia treatment in aphasic stroke patients
Wednesday Lunch Time Seminar Series
Jenny Crinion (Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience, UCL) Lecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road
Thu 24th Apr 3:30pmFrom cortical inhibition and excitation to cognitive enhancement
Chaucer Club
Roi Cohen Kadosh (University of Oxford)Lecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road
Thu 24th Apr 4:00pmMolecular regulation of skeletal muscle stem cells in distinct cell states
Foster Talks
Shahragim Tajbakhsh - Institut Pasteur, Stem Cells & DevelopmentHodgkin Huxley Seminar Room, Physiology Building, Downing Site
Fri 25th Apr 1:15pmGetting in Shape: in vivo and in silico studies of tissue mechanics in growth control
Developmental Biology Seminar Series
Yanlan Mao, MRC Laboratory for Molecular Cell Biology, University College LondonBiffen Lecture Theatre, Genetics, Department of
Fri 25th Apr 4:30pmTitle to be confirmed
Zangwill Club
To be confirmedGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology
Wed 30th Apr 12:00pm"Biophysics of Protein Aggregation"
BRC Seminar Series
Dr Tuomas Knowles, Dep. Chemistry, CambridgeBrain Repair Centre, Forvie Site, Robinson Way
Wed 30th Apr 12:30pmHow the brain uses information from face and voice to recognize other people
Wednesday Lunch Time Seminar Series
Helen Blank (Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit)Lecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road
Wed 30th Apr 1:00pmInferring neural tuning from visual aftereffects
Craik Club
Katherine Storrs (Cognitive, Perceptual and Brain Sciences Department, UCL)Kenneth Craik Room, Craik-Marshall Building, Downing Site
May
Thu 1st May 3:30pmMotor cortex and perception - from speech to laughter
Chaucer Club
Sophie Scott (UCL Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience) Lecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road
Fri 2nd May 1:00pmTitle to be confirmed
ARClub Talks
Speaker to be confirmedLarge Meeting Room (groundfloor), Douglas House, 18 B, Trumpington Road
Fri 2nd May 1:15pmLiver and pancreas Stem/progenitor cells and organoid cultures
Developmental Biology Seminar Series
Meritxell Huch, Gurdon Institute, University of CambridgeBiffen Lecture Theatre, Genetics, Department of
Fri 2nd May 4:30pmThe Conscious Phenotype
Zangwill Club
Professor Geraint Rees, Deputy Head of Faculty, Faculty of Brain Sciences, University College LondonGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology
Wed 7th May 12:00pm"Schwann cell c-Jun and Notch control nerve repair"
BRC Seminar Series
Prof Kristjan Jessen, Department of Cell and Developmental Biology, University College London Brain Repair Centre, Forvie Site, Robinson Way
Wed 7th May 12:30pmJoint determinants of prefrontal ageing: Selective frontal grey and white matter differentially mediate age-related changes in fluid intelligence and multitasking
Wednesday Lunch Time Seminar Series
Rogier Kievit (Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit)Lecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road
Thu 8th May 3:30pmLife as we know it
Chaucer Club
Karl Friston (Institute of Neurology, University College London)Lecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road
Thu 8th May 4:00pmHippocampal network dynamics underpinning the emergence and persistence of spatial memories
Foster Talks
David Dupret - Department of Pharmacology, University of OxfordHodgkin Huxley Seminar Room, Physiology Building, Downing Site
Fri 9th May 1:15pmGoing round in circles: development of the zebrafish vestibular system
Developmental Biology Seminar Series
Tanya Whitfield, MRC Centre for Developmental and Biomedical Genetics, University of SheffieldBiffen Lecture Theatre, Genetics, Department of
Fri 9th May 4:30pmThe integration of sensory cues across development
Zangwill Club
Professor Denis Mareschal, Professor of Psychology & Deputy Head of Department, Department of Psychological Sciences, Birkbeck, University of London Ground Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology
Mon 12th May 4:30pmInsights into the moecular basis of of neurodegenerative disease
Adrian Seminars in Neuroscience
Prof. Graham Collingridge, University of BristolHodgkin-Huxley Room, Department of Physiology Development and Neuroscience
Mon 12th May 5:00pmTitle to be confirmed
Glia Club
Dimitri Rusakov UCLSeminar Room at the Herchel Smith Building, Forvie Site, Addenbrooke's Site, Cambridge
Wed 14th May 12:30pmUnderstanding fronto-polar function: An intracranial EEG study of flexibility in human decision-making
Wednesday Lunch Time Seminar Series
Philippe Domenech (Ecole Normale Supérieure de Paris, Département d'Etudes Cognitives, France)Lecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road
Thu 15th May 3:30pmHealth economic evaluation: what can it do for me?
Chaucer Club
Sarah ByfordLecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road
Fri 16th May 1:15pmA bistable transcriptional switch modulated by signalling drives the choice between embryonic and extraembryonic cell fate
Developmental Biology Seminar Series
Christian Schroeter, Department of Genetics, University of CambridgeBiffen Lecture Theatre, Genetics, Department of
Fri 16th May 4:30pmA day at the races: some common 'illusions' in gambling behaviour
Zangwill Club
Dr Luke Clark, Senior Lecturer, Department of Psychology, University of CambridgeGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology
Tue 20th May 11:00amPractical Machine Learning at Facebook. Examples and Lessons Learnt.
Machine Learning @ CUED
Joaquin Quinonero Candela (Facebook)Engineering Department, CBL Room BE-438
Wed 21st May 12:30pmTitle to be confirmed
Wednesday Lunch Time Seminar Series
tbc (Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit)Lecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road
Thu 22nd May 3:30pmAntisocial behaviour in young people: Identifying risk pathways
Chaucer Club
Stephanie Van GoozenLecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road
Fri 23rd May 1:00pmTitle to be confirmed
ARClub Talks
Speaker to be confirmedLarge Meeting Room (groundfloor), Douglas House, 18 B, Trumpington Road
Fri 23rd May 1:15pmMechanisms controlling primary germ layers specification in human
Developmental Biology Seminar Series
Ludovic Vallier, Centre for Stem Cell Research, University of CambridgeBiffen Lecture Theatre, Genetics, Department of
Tue 27th May 1:00pmTitle to be confirmed
Craik Club
Professor Zoë Kourtzi, University of CambridgeKenneth Craik Room, Craik-Marshall Building, Downing Site
Wed 28th May 12:30pmMental imagery in bipolar disorder: experimental psychopathology and early treatment development
Wednesday Lunch Time Seminar Series
Martina Di Simplicio (Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit)Lecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road
Thu 29th May 3:30pmCategorizing facial expressions of emotion with and without conscious awareness
Chaucer Club
Marie Smith (Birkbeck)Lecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road
Thu 29th May 4:00pmGL Brown Lecture: Calcium in the heart: from physiology to disease
Foster Talks
http://www.manchester.ac.uk/research/Eisner/
Institute of Cardiovascular Sciences, University of ManchesterMain Lecture Theatre, Physiology Building, Downing Site
Fri 30th May 1:15pmGood night and good luck: the role of sleep in dementia
Developmental Biology Seminar Series
Damian Crowther, Department of Genetics, University of CambridgeBiffen Lecture Theatre, Genetics, Department of
June
Mon 2nd Jun 5:00pmTitle to be confirmed
Glia Club
Andras Lakatos University of CambridgeSeminar Room at the Herchel Smith Building, Forvie Site, Addenbrooke's Site, Cambridge
Wed 4th Jun 12:00pm"to be confrimed"
BRC Seminar Series
Dr Vania Broccoli, Stem Cells & Neurogenesis Unit, Division of Neuroscience, San Raffaele Scientific Inst. Milan, ItalyBrain Repair Centre, Forvie Site, Robinson Way
Wed 4th Jun 12:30pmFactors influencing children’s ability to follow spoken instructions
Wednesday Lunch Time Seminar Series
Agnieszka Jaroslawska (Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit)Lecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road
Thu 5th Jun 3:30pmWorking Memory: Mechanisms of training and development during childhood
Chaucer Club
Torkel Klingberg (Karolinksa Insitute, Sweden)Lecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road
Fri 6th Jun 1:00pmTitle to be confirmed
ARClub Talks
Varun Warrier, MPhil Student at the ARC, University of CambridgeLarge Meeting Room (groundfloor), Douglas House, 18 B, Trumpington Road
Wed 11th Jun 12:30pmNo pain without gain: Is there a 'social pain' network in the human brain?
Wednesday Lunch Time Seminar Series
Jason Stretton (Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit) Lecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road
Thu 12th Jun 4:00pmSelf-organisation of pluripotent cells in the mouse embryo
Foster Talks
Prof. Magdalena Zernicka-Goetz - Department of Physiology, Development and Neuroscience and Gurdon InstituteHodgkin Huxley Seminar Room, Physiology Building, Downing Site
Fri 13th Jun 1:00pmTitle to be confirmed
ARClub Talks
Dr David Terburg, Department of Psychology, Utrecht University Large Meeting Room (groundfloor), Douglas House, 18 B, Trumpington Road
Mon 16th Jun 12:30pmTitle to be confirmed
Madingley Lunchtime Seminars
Professor Christine Nicol, School of Veterinary Science, University of BristolLibrary, Sub-Department of Animal Behaviour, Madingley
July
Mon 7th Jul 5:00pmTitle to be confirmed
Glia Club
Heidi Johansen-Berg University of OxfordSeminar Room at the Herchel Smith Building, Forvie Site, Addenbrooke's Site, Cambridge