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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February
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
Fri 24th Feb 1:15pmHighlights from the “Deciphering the Mechanisms of Developmental Disorders (DMDD) consortium” – novel insights into gene function during embryogenesis
Developmental Biology Seminar Series
Myriam Hemberger, Babraham Institute, CambridgeBiffen Lecture Theatre, Genetics, Department of
Fri 24th Feb 4:30pmExploring embodiment mechanisms using expertise
Zangwill Club
Dr Beatriz Calvo-MerinoGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology
Mon 27th Feb 4:00pmIntelligence and the frontal lobes
Graduate Programme in Cognitive and Brain Sciences
John Duncan (MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit)the Nick Mackintosh Seminar Room in the Department of Psychology on the Downing Site:
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 12:30pmEffect of prospective motion correction on fMRI data/ Task-positive activity in the task-negative default-mode network
Wednesday Lunch Time Seminar Series
Pei Huang and Verity Smith (CBSU)Lecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer 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
Wed 1st Mar 1:30pmMultidimensional IRT models and their applications to psychological testing
Cambridge Psychometrics Centre Seminars
Igor Menezes (University of Cambridge)Seminar Room, Department of Psychology, Downing Site, Cambridge
Thu 2nd Mar 12:30pmCognitive dysfunction in depression: testing the potential of modafinil as a treatment
Department of Psychiatry & CPFT Thursday Lunchtime Seminar Series
Dr Muzaffer Kaser, Department of Psychiatry, 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 3:30pmCan neurocognitive findings inform our understanding of disruptive behavior and what to do with it?
Chaucer Club
Essi Viding (UCL)Lecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road
Thu 2nd Mar 3:30pmCan neurocognitive findings inform our understanding of disruptive behavior and what to do with it?
Chaucer Club
Essi Viding (UCL)Lecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road
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 1:15pmTranscription as a driver of epigenetic transitions during oocyte development
Developmental Biology Seminar Series
Gavin Kelsey, Babraham Institute, CambridgeBiffen Lecture Theatre, Genetics, Department of
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 4:00pmDevelopmental cognitive neuroscience
Graduate Programme in Cognitive and Brain Sciences
Joe Bathelt (MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit)the Nick Mackintosh Seminar Room in the Department of Psychology on the Downing Site:
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
Wed 8th Mar 12:30pmAutobiographical memory based interventions for depression
Wednesday Lunch Time Seminar Series
Caitlin Hitchcock (CBSU)Lecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road
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 3:30pmSocial brain development in adolescence
Chaucer Club
Sarah Jane Blakemore (UCL)Lecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road
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 1:15pm Human embryogenesis and the first trimester intrauterine environment
Developmental Biology Seminar Series
Graham Burton, Centre for Trophoblast Research, PDN, University of CambridgeBiffen Lecture Theatre, Genetics, Department of
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
Mon 13th Mar 4:00pmConnecting behavioural and neural levels of analysis
Graduate Programme in Cognitive and Brain Sciences
Rogier Kievit (MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit)the Nick Mackintosh Seminar Room in the Department of Psychology on the Downing Site:
Wed 15th Mar 12:30pm Can deep, unsupervised models explain IT representations?/ Occluded object recognition in recurrent neural networks
Wednesday Lunch Time Seminar Series
Johannes Mehrer and Courtney Spoerer (CBSU) Lecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road
Thu 16th Mar 9:00amCUED PhD and Post-doc Bioengineering 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 3:30pmSocial cognition in frontal lobe dysfunction
Chaucer Club
Facundo Manes (INECO, Buenos Aires)Lecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road
Thu 16th Mar 3:30pmSocial cognition in frontal lobe dysfunction
Chaucer Club
Facundo Manes (INECO, Buenos Aires)Lecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road
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 10:30amSex and gender as moderators for the presentation and emergence of autism: Myths and unresolved questions
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
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
Thu 6th Apr 9:00amAccelerating Development in Biomedical Engineering
Bioengineering Seminar Series
Speaker to be confirmedSt Catharine's College
Thu 6th Apr 12:30pmSleep and mental health
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.
Wed 12th Apr 3:00pmLongevity and anticancer mechanisms in the naked mole rat
Naked mole-rats
Prof. Vera GorbunovaDepartment of Pharmacology Lecture Theatre, Tennis Court Road
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.