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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July
Mon 8th Jul 1:00pmSTaR (Stress Timing affects Relapse): A model of the effects of stress/glucocorticoids on extinction and relapse
Behavioural and Clinical Neuroscience Seminars
Dr Shira Meir Drexler - Department of Cognitive Psychology Ruhr-University Bochum GermanyKenneth Craik Room, Craik Marshall Building, Downing Site, Cambridge
November
Wed 20th Nov 12:30pmWhen the mind lingers - how sensory history impacts working memory
Wednesday Lunch Time Seminar Series
Dr Athena Akrami (University College London)Lecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, University of Cambridge, Chaucer Road
Wed 20th Nov 3:00pmLow Self-Esteem Predicts Out-group Derogation via Collective Narcissism, but this Relationship Is Obscured by In-group Satisfaction
Social Psychology Seminar Series (SPSS)
Agnieszka Golec de Zavala, Goldsmith, University of LondonLecture Room, Department of Psychology, Downing Site, Cambridge
Thu 21st Nov 11:00amRepeated Measures and Mixed Model ANOVA
Statistical Methods for Cognitive Psychologists
Peter Watson, MRC CBULecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, University of Cambridge, Chaucer Road
Thu 21st Nov 12:30pmThe neuropsychiatry of social knowledge and moral motivation
Department of Psychiatry & CPFT Thursday Lunchtime Seminar Series
chair: Dr Hisham Ziauddeen
Dr Roland Zahn, Reader in the Neurocognitive Bases of Mood Disorders, King's College LondonSeminar Room, Herchel Smith Building, Forvie Site.
Thu 21st Nov 2:00pmNeuroinflammation and gut microbiota in AD progression
Dementia Journal Club
Nathan Zaccai (University of Cambridge)Sackler Lecture room, Level 7, Cambridge Institute for Medical Research, Wellcome Trust/MRC Building, CBC
Thu 21st Nov 3:30pmChemistry of the adaptive mind: on dopamine and mental work
Chaucer Club
Roshan Cools (Donders Institute for Brain, Cognition and Behaviour)Lecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, University of Cambridge, Chaucer Road
Thu 21st Nov 4:00pmContext-specific Wnt Signalling in Embryonic Development and Heart Muscle Differentiation
Foster Talks
Stefan Hoppler, University of AberdeenPhysiology Lecture Theatre, Department of Physiology, Development and Neuroscience, Physiology Building, Downing Site
Fri 22nd Nov 12:00pmVisual learning: Babies, bodies and machines
Zangwill Club
Please note: This Zangwill talk will be taking place at 12.00pm
Professor Linda Smith, Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences, Indiana University Bloomington, USAGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology
Fri 22nd Nov 1:15pmNuclear topology organisation and cell cycle regulation of the first transcription in the embryo
Developmental Biology Seminar Series
Ferenc Mueller Institute of Cancer and Genomic Sciences, University of BirminghamBiffen Lecture Theatre, Genetics, Department of
Mon 25th Nov 2:00pmFunctional MRI: physics and physiology
Graduate Programme in Cognitive and Brain Sciences
Marta Correia & Daniel MitchellLecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, University of Cambridge, Chaucer Road
Mon 25th Nov 4:30pmCircuit dynamics of a memory representation in the hippocampus and beyond
Adrian Seminars in Neuroscience
David Dupret, Oxford NeuroscienceHodgkin Huxley Seminar Room, Physiology Building, Downing Site
Wed 27th Nov 10:30amCan the face predict the brain? The association between facial morphology and autism spectrum disorder
ARClub Talks
Dr Diana Tan, School of Psychological Science, University of Western AustraliaLarge Meeting Room (groundfloor), Douglas House, 18B, Trumpington Road
Wed 27th Nov 12:30pmFear the Fork! Why we should all care about our analytical garden of forking paths
Wednesday Lunch Time Seminar Series
Dr Amy Orben (MRC CBU, U. of Cambridge)Lecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, University of Cambridge, Chaucer Road
Wed 27th Nov 3:00pmMessengers: Who We Listen To, Who We Don't, And Why
Social Psychology Seminar Series (SPSS)
Joseph MarksLecture Room, Department of Psychology, Downing Site, Cambridge
Thu 28th Nov 11:00amPost-hoc tests, multiple comparisons, contrasts and handling interactions
Statistical Methods for Cognitive Psychologists
Peter Watson, MRC CBULecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, University of Cambridge, Chaucer Road
Thu 28th Nov 3:30pmMechanisms of remembering: separation, replay, and integration in the human brain
Chaucer Club
Anthony Wagner (Stanford University)Lecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, University of Cambridge, Chaucer Road
Fri 29th Nov 1:15pmEpithelial cell plasticity during tissue morphogenesis and cancer metastasis
Developmental Biology Seminar Series
Kyra Campbell Bateson Centre, University of SheffieldBiffen Lecture Theatre, Genetics, Department of
Fri 29th Nov 4:30pmVisuospatial working memory as a fundamental component of the eye movement system.
Zangwill Club
PLEASE NOTE, THIS TALK HAS BEEN CANCELLED!!
Professor Stefan van der Stigchel, Professor in Cognitive Psychology, Utrecht University, NetherlandsGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology
December
Mon 2nd Dec 2:00pmHow to give good talks
Graduate Programme in Cognitive and Brain Sciences
Tom ManlyLecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, University of Cambridge, Chaucer Road
Mon 2nd Dec 4:30pmThe axonal cytoskeleton at the nanoscale
Adrian Seminars in Neuroscience
Christophe Leterrier, Aix Marseille Université, CNRS, NeuroCyto, Marseille, FranceHodgkin Huxley Seminar Room, Physiology Building, Downing Site
Tue 3rd Dec 12:30pmTitle to be confirmed
ARClub Talks
Deborah OakleyLarge Meeting Room (groundfloor), Douglas House, 18B, Trumpington Road
Thu 5th Dec 11:00amPower analysis
Statistical Methods for Cognitive Psychologists
Peter Watson, MRC CBULecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, University of Cambridge, Chaucer Road
Thu 5th Dec 12:30pmFood for health - food for thought
Department of Psychiatry & CPFT Thursday Lunchtime Seminar Series
chair: Dr Graham Murray
Professor Nita Forouhi, Programme Leader of the Nutritional Epidemiology programme, MRC Epidemiology Unit, University of Cambridge.Seminar Room, Herchel Smith Building, Forvie Site.
Thu 5th Dec 4:00pmThalamic Calcium waves regulate the development & plasticity of sensory cortical maps
Foster Talks
Guillermina Lopez Bendito, Institute of Neuroscience, AlicantePhysiology Lecture Theatre, Department of Physiology, Development and Neuroscience, Physiology Building, Downing Site
Fri 6th Dec 4:30pmAttentive learning: Understanding mechanisms by studying outcomes, risk and protective factors
Zangwill Club
Gaia Scerif, Attention, Brain and Cognitive Development, Department of Experimental Psychology, University of OxfordGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology
Mon 9th Dec 12:30pmResting-State fMRI Pre-processing and Denoising
Imagers Interest Group
Joff Jones and Rik Henson, MRC CBU; Vasilis Karlaftis, Department of PsychologyLecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, 15 Chaucer Road, Cambridge
Mon 9th Dec 4:30pmBlood is thicker than water
Adrian Seminars in Neuroscience
Michael Brecht, Bernstein Center Berlin, Humboldt-Universität BerlinHodgkin Huxley Seminar Room, Physiology Building, Downing Site
Wed 11th Dec 12:30pmThe Unit’s first 50 years: Some science, some history and some tales
Wednesday Lunch Time Seminar Series
Alan Baddeley (U. of York, Dept of Psychology) Lecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, University of Cambridge, Chaucer Road
Wed 11th Dec 12:30pmThe Unit’s first 50 years: Some science, some history and some tales
Wednesday Lunch Time Seminar Series
Alan Baddeley (U. of York, Dept of Psychology) Lecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, University of Cambridge, Chaucer Road
Thu 12th Dec 11:00amLatent variable models: factor analysis and all that
Statistical Methods for Cognitive Psychologists
Peter Watson, MRC CBULecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, University of Cambridge, Chaucer Road
Thu 12th Dec 12:30pmMotherhood and madness: bipolar disorder and postpartum psychosis
Department of Psychiatry & CPFT Thursday Lunchtime Seminar Series
chair: Dr Nikolett Kabacs
Professor Ian Jones, Professor of Psychiatry, Cardiff UniversitySeminar Room, Herchel Smith Building, Forvie Site.
January
Wed 15th Jan 10:30amAn update on progress for the Autism Centre of Excellence
ARClub Talks
Speaker to be confirmedLarge Meeting Room (groundfloor), Douglas House, 18B, Trumpington Road
Thu 16th Jan 12:30pmThe use of mobile games to assess cognitive function of elderly with and without cognitive impairment
Department of Psychiatry & CPFT Thursday Lunchtime Seminar Series
chair: Prof Barbara J. Sahakian
Dr Bruno Bonnechère, Department of Electronics and Informatics, Vrije Universiteit Brussel Seminar Room, Herchel Smith Building, Forvie Site.
Thu 16th Jan 4:00pmMechanics of epithelial migration, growth and folding
Foster Talks
Xavier Trepat, Institute for Bioengineering of CataloniaPhysiology Lecture Theatre, Department of Physiology, Development and Neuroscience, Physiology Building, Downing Site
Mon 20th Jan 12:30pmTitle to be confirmed
Imagers Interest Group
Jona Sassenhagen, Goethe-University FrankfurtLecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, 15 Chaucer Road, Cambridge
Thu 23rd Jan 12:30pmBlogs, social media and gamification: how elves and humans can close the gap between research and practice.
Department of Psychiatry & CPFT Thursday Lunchtime Seminar Series
chair: Dr Christopher O'Loughlin
André Tomlin, Minervation Ltd, coordinator of the Mental Elf blog websiteSeminar Room, Herchel Smith Building, Forvie Site.
Thu 23rd Jan 4:00pm Skeletal muscle and its role in challenging perceptions of human ageing
Foster Talks
Steve Harridge, King's College LondonPhysiology Lecture Theatre, Department of Physiology, Development and Neuroscience, Physiology Building, Downing Site
Wed 29th Jan 10:30amVoice processing in autism
ARClub Talks
Dr Stefanie Schelinski, Visiting Researcher, Autism Research Centre, University of Cambridge; Research Associate, Faculty of Psychology, Technische Universität Dresden & Max Planck Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain SciencesLarge Meeting Room (groundfloor), Douglas House, 18B, Trumpington Road
Wed 29th Jan 3:00pmTribalism in War and Peace: The nature and evolution of ideological epistemology and its significance for modern social science
Social Psychology Seminar Series (SPSS)
Dr Cory Clark, Durham UniversityLecture Room, Department of Psychology, Downing Site, Cambridge
Thu 30th Jan 12:30pmEpigenetics in ageing and dementia
Department of Psychiatry & CPFT Thursday Lunchtime Seminar Series
chair: Prof John O'Brien
Dr Leonidas Chouliaras, Clinical Lecturer, Department of Psychiatry, University of CambridgeSeminar Room, Herchel Smith Building, Forvie Site.
February
Mon 3rd Feb 12:30pmTitle to be confirmed
Imagers Interest Group
Marta Correia, MRC CBULecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, 15 Chaucer Road, Cambridge
Thu 6th Feb 12:30pmPredicting addiction: myth or reality?
Department of Psychiatry & CPFT Thursday Lunchtime Seminar Series
chair: Dr Karen Ersche
Professor Jeff Dalley, Department of Psychiatry and Department of Psychology, University of CambridgeSeminar Room, Herchel Smith Building, Forvie Site.
Thu 6th Feb 4:00pmAdhesion and cytoskeleton dynamics in cell migration and pluripotency
Foster Talks
Johanna Ivaska, Turku Centre for Biotechnology, FinlandPhysiology Lecture Theatre, Department of Physiology, Development and Neuroscience, Physiology Building, Downing Site
Wed 12th Feb 10:30amTitle to be confirmed
ARClub Talks
Speaker to be confirmedLarge Meeting Room (groundfloor), Douglas House, 18B, Trumpington Road
Thu 13th Feb 12:30pmMood Instability: a possible transdiagnostic construct in psychopathology?
Department of Psychiatry & CPFT Thursday Lunchtime Seminar Series
chair: Prof Jesus Perez
Professor Matthew Broome, Department of Psychiatry, University of BirminghamSeminar Room, Herchel Smith Building, Forvie Site.
Mon 17th Feb 12:30pmTitle to be confirmed
Imagers Interest Group
Olaf Dimigen, Humboldt University, BerlinLecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, 15 Chaucer Road, Cambridge
Mon 24th Feb 12:30pmTitle to be confirmed
Imagers Interest Group
Wiktor Olszowy, CHUV LausanneLecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, 15 Chaucer Road, Cambridge
Wed 26th Feb 10:30amTitle to be confirmed
ARClub Talks
Speaker to be confirmedLarge Meeting Room (groundfloor), Douglas House, 18B, Trumpington Road
Thu 27th Feb 12:30pmThe promise of early intervention: testing a video-feedback intervention (ViPP) to prevent mental health problems in childhood in a randomised trial
Department of Psychiatry & CPFT Thursday Lunchtime Seminar Series
chair: Dr Paul Wilkinson
Professor Paul Ramchandani, LEGO Professor of Play in Education, Development and Learning, Faculty of Education, University of CambridgeSeminar Room, Herchel Smith Building, Forvie Site.
Thu 27th Feb 4:00pmFormation and activation of ovarian follicles using germline stem cells
Foster Talks
Evelyn Telfer, University of Edinburgh, UKPhysiology Lecture Theatre, Department of Physiology, Development and Neuroscience, Physiology Building, Downing Site
March
Thu 5th Mar 12:30pmTransdiagnostic approaches to common mental health problems
Department of Psychiatry & CPFT Thursday Lunchtime Seminar Series
Dr Melissa Black, Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, University of CambridgeSeminar Room, Herchel Smith Building, Forvie Site.
Mon 9th Mar 12:30pmConceptual and methodological advances in laminar fMRI
Imagers Interest Group
David Norris, Donders Institute for Brain, Cognition and Behaviour, Radboud UniversityLecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, 15 Chaucer Road, Cambridge
Wed 11th Mar 10:30amTitle to be confirmed
ARClub Talks
Speaker to be confirmedLarge Meeting Room (groundfloor), Douglas House, 18B, Trumpington Road
Thu 12th Mar 12:30pmTrauma, Stress and Biomarkers in Somatic Symptom Disorders
Department of Psychiatry & CPFT Thursday Lunchtime Seminar Series
chair: Prof Peter Jones
Professor Christina Van Der Feltz-Cornelis, Chair of Psychiatry and Epidemiology, University of YorkSeminar Room, Herchel Smith Building, Forvie Site.
Thu 12th Mar 4:00pm3D Genomics in development and disease
Foster Talks
Stefan Mundlos, Max Planck Institute for Molecular Genetics, Berlin, GermanyPhysiology Lecture Theatre, Department of Physiology, Development and Neuroscience, Physiology Building, Downing Site
Thu 19th Mar 12:30pmSleep and Mental Health: better nights for better days
Department of Psychiatry & CPFT Thursday Lunchtime Seminar Series
Dr Kirstie Anderson, Honorary Clinical Senior Lecturer, Newcastle UniversitySeminar Room, Herchel Smith Building, Forvie Site.
Wed 25th Mar 10:30amTitle to be confirmed
ARClub Talks
Speaker to be confirmedLarge Meeting Room (groundfloor), Douglas House, 18B, Trumpington Road
Thu 26th Mar 12:30pmSmoking cessation in mental health services: from rhetoric to reality
Department of Psychiatry & CPFT Thursday Lunchtime Seminar Series
chair: Dr Emilio Fernandez-Egea
Professor Simon Gilbody, Director of the Mental Health & Addictions Research Group, University of YorkSeminar Room, Herchel Smith Building, Forvie Site.
April
Thu 2nd Apr 12:30pmA Computational Approach to Understanding Motivational Symptoms in Depression
Department of Psychiatry & CPFT Thursday Lunchtime Seminar Series
chair: Dr Rudolf Cardinal
Professor Jonathan Roiser, Department of Psychiatry, University College LondonSeminar Room, Herchel Smith Building, Forvie Site.
Thu 30th Apr 4:00pmThe role of sensory inputs in generating and sustaining cognitive maps
Foster Talks
Francesca Cacucci, UCLPhysiology Lecture Theatre, Department of Physiology, Development and Neuroscience, Physiology Building, Downing Site
May
Mon 4th May 12:30pmTitle to be confirmed
Imagers Interest Group
Rafael Romero-Garcia, BCNI, University of CambridgeLecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, 15 Chaucer Road, Cambridge
Thu 7th May 12:30pmMorality in the Body: From Intuitions to Moral Judgments and Prosocial Behaviour
Department of Psychiatry & CPFT Thursday Lunchtime Seminar Series
Dr Simone Schnall, Department of Psychology, University of CambridgeSeminar Room, Herchel Smith Building, Forvie Site.
Thu 7th May 4:00pmMechanisms of lineage specification in human embryos
Foster Talks
Kathy Niakan, Francis Crick Institute, LondonPhysiology Lecture Theatre, Department of Physiology, Development and Neuroscience, Physiology Building, Downing Site
Thu 14th May 4:00pmMechanobiology of cell shape control
Foster Talks
Ewa Paluch, PDN Department, CambridgePhysiology Lecture Theatre, Department of Physiology, Development and Neuroscience, Physiology Building, Downing Site
June
Mon 1st Jun 12:30pmTitle to be confirmed
Imagers Interest Group
Elena Boto, University of NottinghamLecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, 15 Chaucer Road, Cambridge