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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January
Wed 18th Jan 10:30amCan people with developmental disorders function successfully as bilinguals?
ARClub Talks
Dr Napoleon Katsos, Reader in Experimental Pragmatics & Dr Ozge Ozturk, Postdoc at the Department of Theoretical and Applied Linguistics, University of CambridgeLarge Meeting Room (groundfloor), Douglas House, 18B, Trumpington Road
Fri 20th Jan 4:30pmAssessing the role of cross modal information in high level perception: enhancements and constraints.
Zangwill Club
Professor Fiona Newell, School of Psychology and Institute of Neuroscience, Trinity College Dublin.Ground Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology
Mon 23rd Jan 1:00pmBeyond E/I balance: Inhibitory cell-type regulating circuit wide defects in Rett syndrome
Behavioural and Clinical Neuroscience Seminars
Dr Abhishek Banerjee - Brain Research Institute, University of ZürichKenneth Craik Room, Craik Marshall Building, Downing Site, Cambridge
Mon 23rd Jan 4:30pm"The visual cortex as a cognitive blackboard"
Adrian Seminars in Neuroscience
Pieter Roelfsema, Netherlands Institute for Neuroscience, AmsterdamThe Hodgkin Huxley Seminar Room, Department of Physiology Development and Neuroscience
Tue 24th Jan 11:00amTitle to be confirmed
Machine Learning @ CUED
Dr Simon Byrne (Julia Computing)CBL Room BE-438, Department of Engineering
Tue 24th Jan 1:00pmSocial representations and political thought
Social and Developmental Psychology (SDP) Seminar Series
Tea and coffee will be served from 12.30 onwards at the Nick Macintosh Seminar Room for attendees only.
Prof Christian Staerklé, University of Lausanne, SwitzerlandGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology, Downing Site
Tue 24th Jan 4:00pmComputational Neuroscience Journal Club
Computational Neuroscience
Mohsen Sadeghi (CBL)Cambridge University Engineering Department, CBL, BE-438 (http://learning.eng.cam.ac.uk/Public/Directions)
Tue 24th Jan 4:00pmComputational Neuroscience Journal Club
Computational Neuroscience
Mohsen Sadeghi (CBL)Cambridge University Engineering Department, CBL, BE-438 (http://learning.eng.cam.ac.uk/Public/Directions)
Wed 25th Jan 3:00pmVariational Bayes In Private Settings
Machine Learning @ CUED
Mijung Park, University of AmsterdamCBL Room BE-438, Department of Engineering
Thu 26th Jan 4:00pmRetinal functomics: What the eye tells the brain, and how it got there
Foster Talks
Dr Tom Baden, University of SussexHodgkin Huxley Seminar Room, Physiology Building, Downing Site
Fri 27th Jan 4:30pmWeaponized Lies: An American neuroscientist speaks on the post-truth era (and what we can do about it)
Zangwill Club
Daniel J, Levitin PhD, Minerva Schools at Keck Graduate Institute and University of California at BerkeleyGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology
Mon 30th Jan 1:00pmStimulating OCD
Behavioural and Clinical Neuroscience Seminars
Professor Damiaan Denys - Professor of Psychiatry at the Faculty of Medicine, University of AmsterdamKenneth Craik Room, Craik Marshall Building, Downing Site, Cambridge
February
Wed 1st Feb 10:30amTitle to be confirmed
ARClub Talks
Speaker to be confirmedLarge Meeting Room (groundfloor), Douglas House, 18B, Trumpington Road
Wed 1st Feb 12:00pmTextual sentiment, option information and stock predictability
Cambridge Psychometrics Centre Seminars
Cathy YH Chen, Yanchu Liu and Wolfgang Karl HärdleRoom W2.02, Judge Business School, Trumpington St., Cambridge
Fri 3rd Feb 4:30pmVision, Decision, and Navigation in Mouse Parietal Cortex
Zangwill Club
Professor Matteo Carantini, University College LondonGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology
Mon 6th Feb 1:00pmHigher-order cognitive flexibility: influences of catecholamines, tVNS and stress
Behavioural and Clinical Neuroscience Seminars
Dr Klodiana-Daphne Tona - Cognitive Psychology Univt, Leiden Institute for Brain & Cognition, and Leiden Medical Center, Leiden University, The NetherlandsKenneth Craik Room, Craik Marshall Building, Downing Site, Cambridge
Tue 7th Feb 1:00pmUncovering the Glass Cliff: Women's leadership roles in times of crisis
Social and Developmental Psychology (SDP) Seminar Series
Tea and coffee will be served from 12.30 onwards at the Nick Macintosh Seminar Room for attendees only.
Prof Michelle Ryan, University of Exeter and University of Groningen, The NetherlandsGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology, Downing Site
Thu 9th Feb 4:00pmSignaling pathways to resilience or dysfunction in the brain
Foster Talks
Professor Giles Hardingham, University of EdinburghHodgkin Huxley Seminar Room, Physiology Building, Downing Site
Fri 10th Feb 4:30pmLearning to learn: lessons from action video games
Zangwill Club
Professor Daphne Bavelier, University of GenevaGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology
Mon 13th Feb 1:00pmThe promises and challenges of using transcranial current stimulation to modulate social perception
Behavioural and Clinical Neuroscience Seminars
Dr Michael Banissy - Reader in Psychology, Head of Research at Goldsmiths, University of LondonKenneth Craik Room, Craik Marshall Building, Downing Site, Cambridge
Mon 13th Feb 4:30pm"Turning glia into neurons - from scar formation to repair"
Adrian Seminars in Neuroscience
Magdalena Goetz, Helmholtz Zentrum MuenchenThe Hodgkin Huxley Seminar Room, Department of Physiology Development and Neuroscience
Wed 15th Feb 10:30amIn vivo Evidence of Reduced Integrity of the Grey-White Matter Boundary in Autism Spectrum Disorder
ARClub Talks
Derek Andrews, PhD Candidate at The Sackler Institute for Translational Neurodevelopment, Department of Forensic and Neurodevelopmental Sciences Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology & Neuroscience, King's College LondonLarge Meeting Room (groundfloor), Douglas House, 18B, Trumpington Road
Thu 16th Feb 12:30pmPsychotic Major Depression: Challenges in Clinical Practice and Research
Department of Psychiatry & CPFT Thursday Lunchtime Seminar Series
Dr Margaret Heslin, Research Fellow, Health Services & Population Research, King's College LondonSeminar Room, Herchel Smith Building, Forvie Site.
Thu 16th Feb 4:00pmIn vivo studies of cellular and subcellular mechanisms that build the vertebrate brain
Foster Talks
Professor Jon Clarke, King's College LondonHodgkin Huxley Seminar Room, Physiology Building, Downing Site
Fri 17th Feb 4:30pmValue and confidence signals in the human brain - implications for decision making?
Zangwill Club
Professor Mathias Pessiglione, Motivation, Brain & Behavior lab Institut du Cerveau et de la Moelle, Hôpital de la Pitié-Salpêtrière, Paris, FranceGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology
Mon 20th Feb 1:00pmUnderstanding the Long-Term Consequences of Marijuana Use by Adolescents: A Psychobiological Perspective
Behavioural and Clinical Neuroscience Seminars
Dr Alejandro Higuera Matas - Assistant Professor, Department of Psychobiology, School of Psychology, National University for Distance Learning (UNED), Madrid, SpainKenneth Craik Room, Craik Marshall Building, Downing Site, Cambridge
Mon 20th Feb 4:30pm"Modeling others during social exchange: neuroimaging and neuromodulatory correlates"
Adrian Seminars in Neuroscience
Read Montague, Virginia Tech Carilion Research InstituteThe Hodgkin Huxley Seminar Room, Department of Physiology Development and Neuroscience
Tue 21st Feb 1:00pmSocial Identity: The enactment and performance of religious identities
Social and Developmental Psychology (SDP) Seminar Series
Tea and coffee will be served from 12.30 onwards at the Nick Macintosh Seminar Room for attendees only.
Dr Nicholas Hopkins, University of Dundee, ScotlandGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology, Downing Site
Thu 23rd Feb 12:30pmTargeting negative repetitive thought as a transdiagnostic mechanism: translating cognitive science into innovative treatment
Department of Psychiatry & CPFT Thursday Lunchtime Seminar Series
Professor Edward Watkins, Professor of Experimental and Applied Clinical Psychology, University of ExeterSeminar Room, Herchel Smith Building, Forvie Site.
Thu 23rd Feb 4:00pmInflammation in wound healing and cancer
Foster Talks
Professor Paul Martin, University of BristolHodgkin Huxley Seminar Room, Physiology Building, Downing Site
Fri 24th Feb 4:30pmExploring embodiment mechanisms using expertise
Zangwill Club
Dr Beatriz Calvo-MerinoGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology
Mon 27th Feb 4:30pm"Molecular regulation of cortical interneuron diversity and plasticity"
Adrian Seminars in Neuroscience
Oscar Marin, King's College LondonThe Hodgkin Huxley Seminar Room, Department of Physiology Development and Neuroscience
Tue 28th Feb 1:00pmAttitudinal Influences on Moral Judgments
Social and Developmental Psychology (SDP) Seminar Series
Tea and coffee will be served from 12.30 onwards at the Nick Macintosh Seminar Room for attendees only.
Prof Bogdan Wojciszke, SWPS University of Social Sciences and Humanities, PolandGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology, Downing Site
March
Wed 1st Mar 10:30amEthical, Legal, and Social Implications of Cognitive Models of Autism
ARClub Talks
Prof Kenneth Richman, Professor of Philosophy and Health Care Ethics, School of Arts and Sciences, MCPHS UniversityLarge Meeting Room (groundfloor), Douglas House, 18B, Trumpington Road
Wed 1st Mar 1:00pm“How does melanopsin help us to see?“
Craik Club
Dr Annette Allen, Neuroscience and Experimental Psychology, Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health, University of ManchesterKenneth Craik Room, Craik-Marshall Building, Downing Site
Thu 2nd Mar 12:30pmReality discrimination deficits in hallucinations
Department of Psychiatry & CPFT Thursday Lunchtime Seminar Series
Dr Jane Garrison, Behavioural and Clinical Neuroscience Institute, University of CambridgeSeminar Room, Herchel Smith Building, Forvie Site.
Thu 2nd Mar 1:00pmEmergency psychiatry
Department of Psychiatry & CPFT Thursday Lunchtime Seminar Series
Dr Caroline Meiser-Stedman, Consultant Psychiatrist, CPFTSeminar Room, Herchel Smith Building, Forvie Site.
Thu 2nd Mar 4:00pmCell morphogenesis across scales: from molecular processes to cell-scale behaviour
Foster Talks
Professor Ewa Paluch, University College LondonHodgkin Huxley Seminar Room, Physiology Building, Downing Site
Fri 3rd Mar 4:30pmCognitive Approaches to Understanding Worry
Zangwill Club
Professor Elaine Fox, Professor of Psychology and Affective Neuroscience, University of Oxford Ground Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology
Mon 6th Mar 4:30pm"Variability, robustness and modulation in neurons and networks"
Adrian Seminars in Neuroscience
Eve Marder, Brandeis University USAThe Hodgkin Huxley Seminar Room, Department of Physiology Development and Neuroscience
Tue 7th Mar 1:00pmDevelopmental changes after early adversity: lessons from adoption research
Social and Developmental Psychology (SDP) Seminar Series
Tea and coffee will be served from 12.30 onwards at the Nick Macintosh Seminar Room for attendees only.
Prof Jesus Palacios, Universidad de Sevilla, SpainGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology, Downing Site
Thu 9th Mar 12:30pmExploring psychotic experiences in ‘non-need for care’ populations: Findings from the UNIQUE study
Department of Psychiatry & CPFT Thursday Lunchtime Seminar Series
Dr Emmanuelle Peters, Reader in Clinical Psychology, King’s College, LondonSeminar Room, Herchel Smith Building, Forvie Site.
Thu 9th Mar 4:00pmKv10.1: a potassium channel involved in malignant growth
Foster Talks
Professor Walter Stuehmer, University of Goettingen (Germany)Hodgkin Huxley Seminar Room, Physiology Building, Downing Site
Fri 10th Mar 4:30pmOptimality and irrationality in human decision-making
Zangwill Club
Professor Christopher Summerfield, Department of Experimental Psychology, University of OxfordGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology
Thu 16th Mar 9:00amBioengineering Seminar
Bioengineering Seminar Series
University of Cambridge Cambridge University Engineering Department, LR5
Thu 16th Mar 12:30pmMechanisms of Apathy in Health and Parkinson’s Disease
Department of Psychiatry & CPFT Thursday Lunchtime Seminar Series
Kinan Muhammed, Wellcome Trust Clinical Research Training Fellow, Department of Experimental Psychology, University of OxfordSeminar Room, Herchel Smith Building, Forvie Site.
Thu 16th Mar 4:00pmTitle to be confirmed
Foster Talks
Dr Hugh Robinson, PDN, University of CambridgeHodgkin Huxley Seminar Room, Physiology Building, Downing Site
Fri 17th Mar 4:30pm Observations from the Edge of Beauty
Zangwill Club
Mr Clive Wilkins, Artist in Residence, Department of Psychology, University of CambridgeGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology
Tue 21st Mar 1:00pm"The koniocellular visual pathway"
Craik Club
Dr Samuel Solomon, Reader in Visual Neuroscience, Institute of Behavioural Neuroscience, Department of Experimental Psychology, University College LondonKenneth Craik Room, Craik-Marshall Building, Downing Site
Wed 22nd Mar 10:30amGenetic connections between neurodevelopment, autism & schizophrenia
ARClub Talks
Jeffrey Barrett, Group Leader, Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute and Director, Open TargetsLarge Meeting Room (groundfloor), Douglas House, 18B, Trumpington Road
Thu 23rd Mar 12:30pmRethinking psychosis
Department of Psychiatry & CPFT Thursday Lunchtime Seminar Series
Dr Hisham Ziauddeen, Clinical Senior Research Associate, Department of Psychiatry and Wellcome Trust-MRC Institute of Metabolic Science, University of CambridgeSeminar Room, Herchel Smith Building, Forvie Site.
Thu 30th Mar 12:30pmTitle to be confirmed
Department of Psychiatry & CPFT Thursday Lunchtime Seminar Series
Dr János Réthelyi, School of Mental Health Sciences, Semmelweis University, BudapestSeminar Room, Herchel Smith Building, Forvie Site.
April
Wed 5th Apr 10:30amTitle to be confirmed
ARClub Talks
Dr Meng-Chuan Lai, Clinician Scientist in the Campbell Family Mental Health Research Institute at CAMH and O’Brien Scholar within the Child and Youth Mental Health Collaborative with CAMH, the Hospital for Sick Children and the University of Toronto.Large Meeting Room (groundfloor), Douglas House, 18B, Trumpington Road
Thu 6th Apr 12:30pmTitle to be confirmed
Department of Psychiatry & CPFT Thursday Lunchtime Seminar Series
Dr Simon Kyle,Nuffield Department of Clinical Neurosciences, Sir William Dunn School of Pathology, University of OxfordSeminar Room, Herchel Smith Building, Forvie Site.
Thu 27th Apr 4:00pmRemoving tumours from within and around the brain
Foster Talks
Dr Thomas SantariusHodgkin Huxley Seminar Room, Physiology Building, Downing Site
May
Tue 2nd May 1:00pmRitual, Community, and Conflict
Social and Developmental Psychology (SDP) Seminar Series
Tea and coffee will be served from 12.30 onwards at the Nick Macintosh Seminar Room for attendees only.
Prof Harvey Whitehouse, University of OxfordGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology, Downing Site
Thu 11th May 12:30pmTitle to be confirmed
Department of Psychiatry & CPFT Thursday Lunchtime Seminar Series
Professor Ian McKeith, Professor of Old Age Psychiatry, University of NewcastleSeminar Room, Herchel Smith Building, Forvie Site.
Tue 16th May 1:00pmSperm Donation and Motherhood: British and French perspectives
Social and Developmental Psychology (SDP) Seminar Series
This is a joint seminar, featuring talks by Dr Sophie Zadeh and her collaborators. Tea and coffee will be served from 12.30 onwards at the Nick Macintosh Seminar Room for attendees only.
Dr Sophie Zadeh, University of Cambridge, Prof Nikos Kalampalikis, Université Lumiere Lyon 2 (France), & Marjolaine Doumergue, Université Lumiere Lyon 2 (France)Ground Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology, Downing Site
June
Thu 1st Jun 4:00pmInterplay between cellular senescence and reprogramming during tissue repair
Foster Talks
Professor Manuel Serrano, Spanish National Cancer Research Centre, MadridHodgkin Huxley Seminar Room, Physiology Building, Downing Site
July
Thu 6th Jul 12:30pmTitle to be confirmed
Department of Psychiatry & CPFT Thursday Lunchtime Seminar Series
Dr John-Paul Taylor, Senior Clincial Lecturer, Institute of Neuroscience, University of NewcastleSeminar Room, Herchel Smith Building, Forvie Site.