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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May
Tue 26th May 11:00amRogue states: altered dimensionality of neural circuit activity in Fragile-X mice
Computational Neuroscience
Cian O'Donnell, Computational Neurobiology Lab, Salk Institute, La JollaCambridge University Engineering Department, CBL, BE-438 (http://learning.eng.cam.ac.uk/Public/Directions)
Tue 26th May 1:00pmThe emotional modulation of gaze-oriented attention and its influence by autistic-like traits
ARClub Talks
Dr Amandine LassalleLarge Meeting Room (groundfloor), Douglas House, 18B, Trumpington Road
Tue 26th May 4:00pmComputational Neuroscience Journal Club
Computational Neuroscience
Dylan Festa (University of Cambridge)Cambridge University Engineering Department, CBL, BE-438 (http://learning.eng.cam.ac.uk/Public/Directions)
Wed 27th May 12:30pmPredictive coding in the brain in health and disease - how intracranial EEG helps validate non-invasive in vivo methods
Wednesday Lunch Time Seminar Series
Holly Phillips (Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit)Lecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road
Wed 27th May 1:00pmSocial processing in response to autobiographical memories of rejection and inclusion in depression
Wednesday Lunch Time Seminar Series
Julia Gillard (Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit)Lecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road
Thu 28th May 3:30pmCognition and the ventral visual-perirhinal-hippocampal stream: Thinking outside of the boxes
Chaucer Club
Lisa Saksida (Department of Psychology, University of Cambridge)Lecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road
Thu 28th May 4:00pmExtreme Threats - GL Brown Prize Lecture 2015, The Physiological Society
Foster Talks
Professor Mike Tipton, Department of Sport & Exercise Science, University of PortsmouthPhysiology Lecture Theatre, Physiology Building, Downing Site
Fri 29th May 1:15pmConverting temporal information into spatial information in an early vertebrate embryo
Developmental Biology Seminar Series
Caroline Hill, The Francis Crick Institute - Lincoln's Inn Fields Laboratory, LondonBiffen Lecture Theatre, Genetics, Department of
June
Mon 1st Jun 1:00pmThe hippocampus, spatial memory and the diagnosis of pre-dementia Alzheimer's disease
Behavioural and Clinical Neuroscience Seminars
Dr Dennis Chan - Department of Clinical Neurosciences, CambridgeKenneth Craik Room, Craik Marshall Building, Downing Site, Cambridge
Tue 2nd Jun 11:00amDo Deep Nets Really Need to be Deep?
Machine Learning @ CUED
Dr Rich Caruana (Microsoft)Engineering Department, CBL Room BE-438
Wed 3rd Jun 12:30pmInvestigation of priming effects on associative memory
Wednesday Lunch Time Seminar Series
Alex Kaula (Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit)Lecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road
Thu 4th Jun 3:30pmFast transient brain states
Chaucer Club
Mark Woolrich (Oxford Centre for Human Brain Activity, University of Oxford) Lecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road
Thu 4th Jun 4:00pmDevelopment & Plasticity of the Brain (TBC)
Foster Talks
Dr Sonia Garel, INSERM, FranceHodgkin Huxley Seminar Room, Physiology Building, Downing Site
Thu 4th Jun 4:30pm“The AML Genome(s): Mutations in Four Dimensions”
Cambridge Biomedical Research Centre "Distinguished Visitors" 2015 Lecture Series
Dr. Timothy J. Ley (Professor of Genetics, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MOCRUK Cambridge Research Institute - LiKa Shing Centre - Robinson Way - Cambridge - CB2 0RE
Thu 4th Jun 4:30pm“The AML Genome(s): Mutations in Four Dimensions”
Cambridge Biomedical Research Centre "Distinguished Visitors" 2015 Lecture Series
Dr. Timothy J. Ley (Professor of Genetics, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MOCRUK Cambridge Research Institute - LiKa Shing Centre - Robinson Way - Cambridge - CB2 0RE
Mon 8th Jun 1:00pmTitle to be confirmed
Behavioural and Clinical Neuroscience Seminars
Professor Judith Pratt - Systems Neuroscience, University of StrathclydeKenneth Craik Room, Craik Marshall Building, Downing Site, Cambridge
Tue 9th Jun 1:00pmThe MInT study: Effectively communicating about, and intervening with, overweight in young children
Social and Developmental Psychology (SDP) Seminar Series
Dr Deirdre Brown, Victoria University of Wellington, New ZealandPPSIS Seminar Room (Free School Lane)
Tue 9th Jun 1:00pmTitle to be confirmed
ARClub Talks
Speaker to be confirmedLarge Meeting Room (groundfloor), Douglas House, 18B, Trumpington Road
Wed 10th Jun 12:30pmWhy do we jump the gun? Deconstructing waiting impulsivity in humans
Wednesday Lunch Time Seminar Series
Valerie Voon (Department of Psychiatry, Cambridge)Lecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road
Thu 11th Jun 12:00pm"Zinc is a key suppressor of optic nerve regeneration"
BRC Seminar Series
Professor Larry Benowitz, Boston Children's Hospital, Boston, MA Brain Repair Centre, Forvie Site, Robinson Way
Thu 11th Jun 3:30pmPitch perception: New approaches to classic questions
Chaucer Club
Andrew Oxenham (Department of Psychology, University of Minnesota)Lecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road
Mon 15th Jun 1:00pmTitle to be confirmed
Behavioural and Clinical Neuroscience Seminars
Ms Claire O'Callaghan - Cognitive Neuroscience, NeuRA, School of Medical Sciences, University of NSWKenneth Craik Room, Craik Marshall Building, Downing Site, Cambridge
Tue 23rd Jun 1:00pmTitle to be confirmed
ARClub Talks
Speaker to be confirmedLarge Meeting Room (groundfloor), Douglas House, 18B, Trumpington Road
Tue 30th Jun 12:00pm"Schwann Cell Transplantation: From Bench to Bedside”
BRC Seminar Series
Professor Mary Bunge, The Miami Project to Cure Paralysis, Miami, USABrain Repair Centre, Forvie Site, Robinson Way
July
Wed 1st Jul 11:00amConvex and non-convex worlds in machine learning
Machine Learning @ CUED
Anna Choromanska (New York University)Engineering Department, CBL Room BE-438
Thu 2nd Jul 11:00amExtreme Classification: A New Paradigm for Ranking & Recommendation
Machine Learning @ CUED
Manik Varma (Microsoft Research India)Engineering Department, CBL Room BE-438
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
Mon 6th Jul 11:00am"The C1q complement family serve as essential synaptic organizers in the CNS”
BRC Seminar Series
Professor Michisuke Yusaki, Department of Neurophysiology, Keio University School of Medicine, JapanClifford Allbutt Building Lecture Theatre
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 4:00pmPhysics of the Cytoskeleton & Morphogenesis (TBC)
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