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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April
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
Thu 24th Apr 4:30pmTitle to be confirmed
Cambridge Psychometrics Centre Seminars
Dr David MagisSeminar Room, Department of Psychology, Downing Site, Cambridge
Thu 24th Apr 4:30pmTitle to be confirmed
Cambridge Psychometrics Centre Seminars
Dr David MagisSeminar Room, Department of Psychology, Downing Site, Cambridge
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
Mon 28th Apr 1:00pmHigh performance computing for neuroscience applications
Behavioural and Clinical Neuroscience Seminars
Dr Roger Tait - BCNI, Department of PsychologyKenneth Craik Room, Craik Marshall Building, Downing Site, Cambridge
Tue 29th Apr 1:00pmThe daily behaviour of happy people
Social and Developmental Psychology (SDP) Seminar Series
Dr Gillian Sandstrom, University of CambridgePPSIS Seminar Room (Free School Lane)
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 11:00amStable Poisson-Kingman species sampling priors generated by general ordered size biased generalized gamma mixing distributions
Machine Learning @ CUED
Prof. Lancelot James (HKUST)Engineering Department, CBL Room BE-438
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 1:00pmImproving translation in neuropsychiatry: development and validation of novel touchscreen tests of cognition for rodents
Behavioural and Clinical Neuroscience Seminars
Dr Adam MarKenneth Craik Room, Craik Marshall Building, Downing Site, Cambridge
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
Tue 13th May 1:00pmFactors that influence the sex difference in young children's physical aggression
Social and Developmental Psychology (SDP) Seminar Series
Dr Debra Spencer, University of CambridgePPSIS Seminar Room (Free School Lane)
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
Mon 19th May 1:00pmNeurobiological substrates of drug addiction: new insights from preclinical models
Behavioural and Clinical Neuroscience Seminars
Dr David Belin - BCNI, Department of Pharmacology, CambridgeKenneth Craik Room, Craik Marshall Building, Downing Site, Cambridge
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
Behavioural and Clinical Neuroscience Seminars
Dr Jean-Luc Houeto - Faculty of Medicine Pharmacy, University of Poitiers, FranceSeminar Room, Herchel Smith Building, Forvie Site, Robinson Way, Cambridge
Tue 27th May 1:00pmPerception, Plasticity and Prediction: how the brain learns from experience
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 1:00pmFronto-subcortical circuits and anxiety behaviour
Behavioural and Clinical Neuroscience Seminars
Dr Hannah Clarke - BCNI, DepartmnKenneth Craik Room, Craik Marshall Building, Downing Site, Cambridge
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
Wed 4th Jun 1:00pmTitle to be confirmed
Social and Developmental Psychology (SDP) Seminar Series
Professor Traci Mann, University of MinnesotaPPSIS Seminar Room (Free School Lane)
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
Mon 9th Jun 1:00pmTitle to be confirmed
Behavioural and Clinical Neuroscience Seminars
Dr Annemieke Apergis-SchouteSeminar Room, Herchel Smith Building, Forvie Site, Robinson Way, Cambridge
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