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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April
Wed 22nd Apr 12:30pmEstimating representational dissimilarity measures
Wednesday Lunch Time Seminar Series
Alex Walther (Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit) Lecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road
Wed 22nd Apr 1:00pmBayesian inference accounts for a novel psychophysical effect in face perception
Wednesday Lunch Time Seminar Series
Jonathan O’Keeffe (Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit) Lecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road
Thu 23rd Apr 11:00amTitle to be confirmed
Machine Learning @ CUED
Tuan Anh Le (Oxford)Engineering Department, CBL Room BE-438
Thu 23rd Apr 3:30pmThe functional role of local and large-scale synchronization in human cognition
Chaucer Club
Satu Palva (Neuroscience Center, University of Helsinki)Lecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road
Thu 23rd Apr 4:00pmNeuroimmune interactions in early development and the biological embedding of health disparities
Foster Talks
Professor Staci Bilbo, Duke Institute for Brain Sciences, Duke University, USAHodgkin Huxley Seminar Room, Physiology Building, Downing Site
Fri 24th Apr 1:15pmCellular strategies for airway epithelial maintenance
Developmental Biology Seminar Series
Emma Rawlins, Gurdon Institute, University of CambridgeBiffen Lecture Theatre, Genetics, Department of
Fri 24th Apr 3:00pmImaging and Stimulating adaptive brain plasticity
Zangwill Club
Professor Heidi Johansen-Berg, Oxford Centre for Functional MRI of the Brain (FMRIB), University of OxfordGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology
Mon 27th Apr 1:00pmMolecular Genetic Dissection of Psychiatric Phenotypes and Treatment Response
Behavioural and Clinical Neuroscience Seminars
Professor James Kennedy - Neuroscience Research Department, Psychiatry, University of TorontoKenneth Craik Room, Craik Marshall Building, Downing Site, Cambridge
Mon 27th Apr 4:00pmEnvironment Enrichment, Striatal Maturation and Behaviour
Behavioural and Clinical Neuroscience Seminars
Dr Angela O'Connor - Systems Neuroscience Laboratory, University of SydneyKenneth Craik Room, Craik Marshall Building, Downing Site, Cambridge
Mon 27th Apr 4:30pmNeural circuits underlying operant learning in larval zebrafish.
Adrian Seminars in Neuroscience
Prof. Florian Engert. Harvard UniversityThe Hodgkin Huxley Seminar Room, Department of Physiology Development and Neuroscience
Tue 28th Apr 1:00pmThoughts on sex and violence - using indirect measures in Forensic Psychology
Social and Developmental Psychology (SDP) Seminar Series
Professor Robert Snowden, Cardiff UniversityPPSIS Seminar Room (Free School Lane)
Wed 29th Apr 12:30pmRepresentational dynamics: object responses in monkey inferior temporal cortex
Wednesday Lunch Time Seminar Series
Marieke Mur (Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit)Lecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road
Thu 30th Apr 3:30pmAdaptive computations for flexible cognition in the human brain
Chaucer Club
Zoe Kourtzi (Department of Psychology, University of Cambridge)Lecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road
Thu 30th Apr 4:00pmNeural Progenitors / Brain & Spinal Cord Development (TBC)
Foster Talks
Professor Jon Clarke, King's College London, MRC Centre for Developmental NeurobiologyHodgkin Huxley Seminar Room, Physiology Building, Downing Site
May
Fri 1st May 1:15pmTrafficking and regulation of Wnt proteins in developing epithelia
Developmental Biology Seminar Series
Jean-Paul Vincent, The Francis Crick Institute - NIMR, LondonBiffen Lecture Theatre, Genetics, Department of
Fri 1st May 3:00pmAdult age differences in social cognition
Zangwill Club
Professor Louise Phillips, School of Psychology, University of AberdeenGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology
Mon 4th May 1:00pmStudying the neural basis of sensory perception and decision-making using head-fixed behaviour, imaging and physiology in the mouse
Behavioural and Clinical Neuroscience Seminars
Dr Dara Sosulski - University of SydneyKenneth Craik Room, Craik Marshall Building, Downing Site, Cambridge
Wed 6th May 12:00pm"The multicellular complexity of peripheral nerve repair"
BRC Seminar Series
Professor Alison Lloyd, MRC Laboratory for Molecular Cell Biology, University College, LondonBrain Repair Centre, Forvie Site, Robinson Way
Wed 6th May 12:30pmCritical factors that affect measures of spatial selectivity in cochlear implant users
Wednesday Lunch Time Seminar Series
Stefano Cosentino (Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit)Lecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road
Thu 7th May 3:30pmHeuristics of control: Habitization, fragmentation, memoization and pruning
Chaucer Club
Peter Dayan (Gatsby Computational Neuroscience Unit, UCL) Lecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road
Fri 8th May 1:15pmNavigating through tissue mazes: how leukocytes find their way to functional destinations
Developmental Biology Seminar Series
Milka Sarris, PDN, University of CambridgeBiffen Lecture Theatre, Genetics, Department of
Fri 8th May 3:00pmImpact of Diversity on Social Cohesion: Implications of Positive and Negative Intergroup Contact
Zangwill Club
Professor Miles Hewstone, Professor of Social Psychology, University of OxfordGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology
Mon 11th May 1:00pmTitle to be confirmed
Behavioural and Clinical Neuroscience Seminars
Dr Eve Limbrick-Oldfield - BCNI, Department of Psychology, CambridgeKenneth Craik Room, Craik Marshall Building, Downing Site, Cambridge
Mon 11th May 4:30pmNMDA receptors: diversity, molecular mechanisms and synaptic regulation.
Adrian Seminars in Neuroscience
Prof. Pierre Paoletti. École Normale Supérieure, Paris.The Hodgkin Huxley Seminar Room, Department of Physiology Development and Neuroscience
Tue 12th May 1:00pmTitle to be confirmed
Social and Developmental Psychology (SDP) Seminar Series
Dr Victoria Southgate - Birkbeck, University of LondonPPSIS Seminar Room (Free School Lane)
Wed 13th May 12:30pmAn overview of the not-so-distant future of psychology and cognitive neuroscience: Replication, preregistration, data sharing, open peer review and more
Wednesday Lunch Time Seminar Series
Rogier Kievit (Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit)Lecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road
Thu 14th May 3:30pmJASP: Bayesian hypothesis testing without tears
Chaucer Club
Eric-Jan Wagenmakers (Department of Psychology, University of Amsterdam)Lecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road
Fri 15th May 1:15pmOn growth and form: gastrulation and axis formation by stem cells in the Amniote embryo
Developmental Biology Seminar Series
Octavian Voiculescu, PDN, University of CambridgeBiffen Lecture Theatre, Genetics, Department of
Fri 15th May 3:00pmAdjusting accordingly: prefrontal areas updating valuations for objects and actions
Zangwill Club
Dr Betsy Murray, Chief, Laboratory of Neuropsychology, National Institute of Mental Health, Bethesda, MDGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology
Mon 18th May 1:00pmanhedonia
Behavioural and Clinical Neuroscience Seminars
Dr Graham Murray - BCNI, Department of Psychiatry, CambridgeKenneth Craik Room, Craik Marshall Building, Downing Site, Cambridge
Wed 20th May 12:00pm"The Extracellular matrix of the brain in neuronal plasticity and learning"
BRC Seminar Series
Renato Frischknecht, AG Perisynaptic Extracellular Matrix Department of Neurochem & Molecular Biology, Brenneckestr, MagdeburgBrain Repair Centre, Forvie Site, Robinson Way
Wed 20th May 12:30pmThe Cambridge Cognitive Neuroscience Research Panel
Wednesday Lunch Time Seminar Series
Note - This talk will run from 12:30pm – 2:00pm
Sharon Erzinclioglu and guestsLecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road
Thu 21st May 3:30pmTemporal dynamics of post-retrieval amnesia for learned fear
Chaucer Club
Merel Kindt (Department of Psychology, Amsterdam Brain and Cognition Center, University of Amsterdam)Lecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road
Fri 22nd May 1:15pmPlant Developmental Plasticity: How and Why?
Developmental Biology Seminar Series
Ottoline Leyser, Sainsbury Laboratory, University of CambridgeBiffen Lecture Theatre, Genetics, Department of
Fri 22nd May 3:00pmMechanisms of imitation: insights from typical and autistic cognition
Zangwill Club
Dr Antonia Hamilton, Reader in Social Neuroscience, Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience, University College LondonGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology
Tue 26th May 1:00pmTitle to be confirmed
Social and Developmental Psychology (SDP) Seminar Series
Rebecca Bell, University of BedfordshirePPSIS Seminar Room (Free School Lane)
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
Foster Talks
Professor Mike Tipton, Department of Sport & Exercise Science, University of PortsmouthHodgkin Huxley Seminar Room, 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
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
Tue 9th Jun 1:00pmTitle to be confirmed
Social and Developmental Psychology (SDP) Seminar Series
Dr Deirdre Brown, University of WellingtonPPSIS Seminar Room (Free School Lane)
Wed 10th Jun 12:30pmA simple cognitive task to reduce intrusive memories after a road traffic accident
Wednesday Lunch Time Seminar Series
Lalitha Iyadurai (University of Oxford) Lecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road
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 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
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
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