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 3rd May 11:00amFrom Sensation to Conception: Theoretical Perspectives on Multisensory Perception and Cross-Modal Transfer
Computational and Biological Learning Seminar Series
Prof Robert Jacobs (University of Rochester) Engineering Department, CBL Room 438
Wed 4th May 12:30pmIntrusive emotional memories: a special form of memory
Wednesday Lunch Time Seminar Series
Alex Lau-Zhu MRC Cognition and Brain Science UnitLecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road
Thu 5th May 12:30pmBorderline or bipolar? Vive les différences
Department of Psychiatry & CPFT Thursday Lunchtime Seminar Series
Dr Guy Goodwin, Senior Research Fellow, Department of Psychiatry, University of OxfordSeminar Room, Herchel Smith Building, Forvie Site.
Thu 5th May 3:30pmIs depression caused by a hyperactive habenula?
Chaucer Club
Professor John Rosier, Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience, UCLLecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road
Thu 5th May 4:00pmThe pioneering history of IVF from the PND* Laboratory, Cambridge: 1976-2016, and what we know now!
Foster Talks
Prof. Simon Fishel, CARE Fertility groupHodgkin Huxley Seminar Room, Physiology Building, Downing Site
Fri 6th May 1:15pmDivision versus differentiation in development and disease
Developmental Biology Seminar Series
Anna Philpott, Dept. of Oncology, University of Cambridge, Hutchison/ MRC Research Centre, Cambridge Biffen Lecture Theatre, Genetics, Department of
Fri 6th May 4:30pmAn engineering approach to aversive learning.
Zangwill Club
Dr Ben Seymour, Wellcome Trust Intermediate Clinical Fellow, Department of Engineering, University of CambridgeGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology
Mon 9th May 1:00pmMotivation in Action - from decision neuroscience to neurorehabilitation
Behavioural and Clinical Neuroscience Seminars
Dr Bettina Studer - Inst for Clinical Neuroscience & Medical Psychology, Univ of Dusseldorf, GermanyKenneth Craik Room, Craik Marshall Building, Downing Site, Cambridge
Mon 9th May 4:30pm"Hijacking of NMDA receptor signalling by tumors"
Adrian Seminars in Neuroscience
Professor Douglas Hanahan, Swiss Institute for Experimental Cancer Research, EPFL, Lausanne, SwitzerlandThe Hodgkin Huxley Seminar Room, Department of Physiology Development and Neuroscience
Tue 10th May 1:00pm The construction of extremism in ‘The Trojan Horse’ affair: implications for identity and citizenship
Social and Developmental Psychology (SDP) Seminar Series
Tea and coffee are served before this seminar for attendees from 12.30pm onwards in the Nick Macintosh Seminar Room on the 2nd floor.
Dr Caroline Howarth, London School of EconomicsGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology, Downing Site
Wed 11th May 12:30pmCognitive control in affective contexts
Wednesday Lunch Time Seminar Series
Susanne Schweizer MRC Cognition and Brian Science UnitLecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road
Thu 12th May 12:30pmCannabis and psychosis: What are the links?
Department of Psychiatry & CPFT Thursday Lunchtime Seminar Series
Dr Zerrin Atakan, Honorary Senior Lecturer, Section of Neuroimaging, Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology and Neuroscience, King's College London Seminar Room, Herchel Smith Building, Forvie Site.
Thu 12th May 3:30pmHelping the police with their enquiries
Chaucer Club
Professor Vicki Bruce, School of Psychology, NewcastleLecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road
Fri 13th May 11:00amMLE-Struct: Bethe Learning of Graphical Models
Machine Learning @ CUED
Kui Tang, Columbia UniversityEngineering Department, CBL Room BE-438
Fri 13th May 1:00pmThe neurophysiology of decision-making in the rat: implications for psychiatry and economics
Behavioural and Clinical Neuroscience Seminars
Dr David Redish - Department of Neuroscience, University of MinnesotaKenneth Craik Room, Craik Marshall Building, Downing Site, Cambridge
Fri 13th May 1:15pmDissecting mammalian 3D genome architecture with Capture Hi-C
Developmental Biology Seminar Series
Stefan Schoenfelder (Fraser lab) Babraham Institute, CambridgeBiffen Lecture Theatre, Genetics, Department of
Fri 13th May 4:00pmTransient cortical dynamics: the role of excitation/inhibition balance
Neurons, Brains and Behaviour symposium
Guillaume Hennequin (University of Cambridge)Hodgkin Huxley Seminar Room, Physiology Building, Department of Physiology, Development and Neuroscience.
Fri 13th May 4:00pmProcessing of temporal patterns in the auditory system of grasshoppers
Neurons, Brains and Behaviour symposium
Bernd Ronacher, Humboldt-Universität zu BerlinHodgkin Huxley Seminar Room, Physiology Building, Department of Physiology, Development and Neuroscience.
Fri 13th May 4:30pmMeasuring rodent affect: Rethinking taste aversion and (some) models of psychiatric disorder."
Zangwill Club
Dominic M. Dwyer – Cardiff UniversityGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology
Mon 16th May 1:00pmNovel primate model to study the neurobiological mechanisms underlying genetic variation associated with affective behaviour
Behavioural and Clinical Neuroscience Seminars
Dr Andrea M Santangela - BCNI, Department of Physiology, Development and Neuroscience, CambridgeKenneth Craik Room, Craik Marshall Building, Downing Site, Cambridge
Wed 18th May 12:00pm"Long-term imaging of axon growth and calcium activity in human iPSC-derived neurons transplanted into the adult mouse cortex"
BRC Seminar Series
Vincenzo De Paola, Brain Repair Centre, Forvie Site, Robinson Way
Wed 18th May 12:30pmExecutive functions during abstract problem solving
Wednesday Lunch Time Seminar Series
Nadja Tschentscher, MRC Cognition and Brain Science UnitLecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road
Wed 18th May 1:00pm“Why are rods more sensitive than cones?”
Craik Club
Professor Gordon Fain (UCLA and PDN)Kenneth Craik Room, Craik-Marshall Building, Downing Site
Thu 19th May 12:30pmThe emerging therapeutic landscape in Parkinson's Disease
Department of Psychiatry & CPFT Thursday Lunchtime Seminar Series
Professor Roger Barker, Department of Clinical Neurosciences, University of CambridgeSeminar Room, Herchel Smith Building, Forvie Site.
Thu 19th May 3:30pmMotivated rejection of (climate) science: causes, tools and effects
Chaucer Club
Professor Stephan Lewandowsky, School of Experimental Psychology, BristolLecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road
Fri 20th May 1:15pmBuilding integrin adhesions in development and evolution
Developmental Biology Seminar Series
Nick Brown Dept. of Physiology, Development and Neuroscience, University of CambridgeBiffen Lecture Theatre, Genetics, Department of
Fri 20th May 4:30pmEating and over-eating: a cognitive perspective
Zangwill Club
Paul Fletcher Bernard Wolfe Professor of Health Neuroscience; Wellcome Trust Sernior Research Fellow in Clinical Science Department of Psychiatry and Institute of Metabolic Science, University of Cambridge Cambridgeshire and Peterborough NHS Foundation TrGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology
Mon 23rd May 1:00pmNew insights into the psychopharmacology of cognitive flexibility
Behavioural and Clinical Neuroscience Seminars
Dr Johan Alsio - BCNI, Department of Psychology, CambridgeNick Mackintosh Seminar Room, Psychology Building, Downing Site, Cambridge
Thu 26th May 1:00pmTitle to be confirmed
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 4:00pmTitle to be confirmed
Foster Talks
Prof Daniel Coca, University of SheffieldHodgkin Huxley Seminar Room, Physiology Building, Downing Site
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.
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.
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 12:30pmTitle to be confirmed
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 Search for Innovation in Psychiatry
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.