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
Thu 26th May 1:00pmPrenatal estrogens and autism risk
ARClub Talks
Alexa Pohl, PhD Student at the Autism Research Centre, University of CambridgeLarge Meeting Room (groundfloor), Douglas House, 18B, Trumpington Road
Thu 26th May 3:00pmRegulation of AMPA receptor trafficking and synaptic plasticity by PICK1: a BAR domain protein and actin modulator
Cambridge Neuroscience Seminars
University of Bristol, School of BiochemistryKlug Seminar Room, Level 2, LMB
Thu 26th May 4:00pmFly photoreceptors encode phase congruency
Foster Talks
Prof Daniel Coca, University of SheffieldHodgkin Huxley Seminar Room, Physiology Building, Downing Site
Fri 27th May 11:00amTowards Weaker Supervision and Simpler Pipelines in Speech Recognition
Machine Learning @ CUED
Gabriel SynnaeveEngineering Department, CBL Room BE-438
Fri 27th May 1:15pmBalancing forces during mitosis: from molecular motors up to tissue mechanics
Developmental Biology Seminar Series
Sarah Woolner, Faculty of life sciences, University of ManchesterBiffen Lecture Theatre, Genetics, Department of
June
Wed 1st Jun 12:30pmHigh level language processing mechanisms in the human brain
Wednesday Lunch Time Seminar Series
Evelina Fedorenko, MITLecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road
Thu 2nd Jun 12:30pmMicroglia proliferation in health and disease
Department of Psychiatry & CPFT Thursday Lunchtime Seminar Series
Dr Diego Gomez-Nicola, Career Track Lecturer and MRC NIRG Fellow, Centre for Biological Sciences, University of Southampton Seminar Room, Herchel Smith Building, Forvie Site.
Thu 2nd Jun 1:00pmNeuroinflammation in autism
ARClub Talks
Dr John Suckling, Director of MRI, Department of Psychiatry, University of CambridgeMargaret Lowenfeld Room, Brookside Family Consultation Clinic (next to Douglas House)
Fri 3rd Jun 1:15pmCell fate imbalance in the Oesophageal Epithelium: mutant cell competition
Developmental Biology Seminar Series
Maria Alcolea Stem Cell Institute, Cambridge Biffen Lecture Theatre, Genetics, Department of
Mon 6th Jun 1:00pmListening to the brain: sonification of EEGs
Behavioural and Clinical Neuroscience Seminars
Dr Francesca Panin - Faculty of Medical Science, Anglia Ruskin University, Cambridge Kenneth Craik Room, Craik Marshall Building, Downing Site, Cambridge
Wed 8th Jun 12:30pmLarge-scale brain networks in cognition and consciousness: focus on the default mode network
Wednesday Lunch Time Seminar Series
Dr Emmanuel A Stamatakis (University of Cambridge)Lecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road
Thu 9th Jun 12:30pmPsychiatric Genetics - ready for the clinic?
Department of Psychiatry & CPFT Thursday Lunchtime Seminar Series
Dr Anna Need, Lecturer in Neuropsychiatric Genetics, Imperial College LondonSeminar Room, Herchel Smith Building, Forvie Site.
Thu 9th Jun 1:00pmTitle to be confirmed
ARClub Talks
Dr Florina Uzefovsky, Autism Research Centre, University of CambridgeLarge Meeting Room (groundfloor), Douglas House, 18B, Trumpington Road
Thu 9th Jun 3:30pmThe future of fMRI in cognitive neuroscience
Chaucer Club
Professor Russell Poldrack, Department of Psychology, StanfordLecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road
Thu 9th Jun 4:00pmTitle to be confirmed
Foster Talks
Dr Armin Lak, UCLHodgkin Huxley Seminar Room, Physiology Building, Downing Site
Mon 13th Jun 1:00pmMeasuring attention in rodent models of schizophrenia
Behavioural and Clinical Neuroscience Seminars
Dr Karly Turner - Queensland Brain Institute, The Univ of Queensland, St. Lucia, AustraliaKenneth Craik Room, Craik Marshall Building, Downing Site, Cambridge
Wed 15th Jun 12:30pmDevelopmental disorders of working memory
Wednesday Lunch Time Seminar Series
Erica Bottacin, MRC Cognition and Brain Science UnitLecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road
Thu 16th Jun 12:30pm An update on dementia in our older population
Department of Psychiatry & CPFT Thursday Lunchtime Seminar Series
Professor Carol Brayne, Professor of Public Health Medicine, Department of Public Health and Primary Care, University of Cambridge; Director of the Cambridge Institute of Public HealthSeminar Room, Herchel Smith Building, Forvie Site.
Thu 16th Jun 3:30pmExplorations in structural and functional compensation: Examples from aphasia and dyslexia
Chaucer Club
Dr Anna Woollams, University of ManchesterLecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road
Fri 17th Jun 10:00amTracing memory circuits in Drosophila using whole-brain electron microscopy
MRC LMB Neurobiology Seminars
Dr. Davi Bock, Janelia Research Campus MRC LMB: Klug Seminar Room 3A180
Fri 17th Jun 4:00pmTitle to be confirmed
Neurons, Brains and Behaviour symposium
Emiliano Merlo (University of Cambridge)Hodgkin Huxley Seminar Room, Physiology Building, Department of Physiology, Development and Neuroscience.
Fri 17th Jun 4:00pmTitle to be confirmed
Neurons, Brains and Behaviour symposium
Lars Chittka, Queen Mary, University of LondonHodgkin Huxley Seminar Room, Physiology Building, Department of Physiology, Development and Neuroscience.
Mon 20th Jun 4:30pmMapping higher-order olfactory connectivity using two-photon optogenetics
MRC LMB Neurobiology Seminars
James M. Jeanne, Department of Neurobiology, Harvard Medical SchoolMRC LMB: Sanger Seminar Room 3A180
Thu 23rd Jun 12:30pmThe Antisocial Brain in Young People
Department of Psychiatry & CPFT Thursday Lunchtime Seminar Series
Dr Luca Passamonti, Clinical Research Fellow & Honorary Clinical Fellow, Department of Clinical Neurosciences, University of CambridgeSeminar Room, Herchel Smith Building, Forvie Site.
Fri 24th Jun 1:00pmTitle to be confirmed
ARClub Talks
Dwaipayan Adhya, PhD Student at the Autism Research Centre, University of CambridgeLarge Meeting Room (groundfloor), Douglas House, 18B, Trumpington Road
Thu 30th Jun 12:30pmAdolescent hypermentalizing and the vulnerability to personality disorder
Department of Psychiatry & CPFT Thursday Lunchtime Seminar Series
Professor Peter Fonagy, Freud Memorial Professor of Psychoanalysis, University College LondonSeminar Room, Herchel Smith Building, Forvie Site.
July
Thu 7th Jul 12:30pmTitle to be confirmed
Department of Psychiatry & CPFT Thursday Lunchtime Seminar Series
Professor David Rowitch, Professor of Pediatrics and Neurological Surgery, Chief of Neonatology, Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Investigator, University of California, San FranciscoSeminar Room, Herchel Smith Building, Forvie Site.
Thu 14th Jul 12:30pmSchizophrenia and antipsychotic action — from neurotransmitter pathology to epigenetics
Department of Psychiatry & CPFT Thursday Lunchtime Seminar Series
Professor Gavin Reynolds, Honorary Professor at Sheffield Hallam University and Professor Emeritus at Queen’s University BelfastSeminar Room, Herchel Smith Building, Forvie Site.
October
Fri 7th Oct 4:00pmTitle to be confirmed
Neurons, Brains and Behaviour symposium
Trevor Wardill (University of Cambridge)Hodgkin Huxley Seminar Room, Physiology Building, Department of Physiology, Development and Neuroscience.
Fri 7th Oct 4:00pmNeural basis of seismic communication in courting Drosophila
Neurons, Brains and Behaviour symposium
Caroline Fabre (University of Cambridge)Hodgkin Huxley Seminar Room, Physiology Building, Department of Physiology, Development and Neuroscience.
Thu 20th Oct 12:30pmThe Quest for Innovative Treatments in Psychiatry and Medicine: a personal perspective
Department of Psychiatry & CPFT Thursday Lunchtime Seminar Series
Dr Norman Rosenthal, Georgetown University School of MedicineSeminar Room, Herchel Smith Building, Forvie Site.
November
Fri 4th Nov 4:00pmFrom Sensory Perception to Foraging Decision Making, the Bat's Point of View
Neurons, Brains and Behaviour symposium
Depart. of Zoology, Faculty of Life Sciences, Tel-Aviv University, IsraelHodgkin Huxley Seminar Room, Physiology Building, Department of Physiology, Development and Neuroscience.
Fri 4th Nov 4:00pmTitle to be confirmed
Neurons, Brains and Behaviour symposium
Susana Lima, Champalimaud Foundation, PortugalHodgkin Huxley Seminar Room, Physiology Building, Department of Physiology, Development and Neuroscience.
December
Fri 2nd Dec 4:00pmTitle to be confirmed
Neurons, Brains and Behaviour symposium
Jenny Read, Newcastle UniversityHodgkin Huxley Seminar Room, Physiology Building, Department of Physiology, Development and Neuroscience.
Fri 2nd Dec 4:00pmTitle to be confirmed
Neurons, Brains and Behaviour symposium
Paloma Gonzalez-Bellido (University of Cambridge)Hodgkin Huxley Seminar Room, Physiology Building, Department of Physiology, Development and Neuroscience.