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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July
Wed 12th Jul 1:00pmResilience vs Vulnerability to Compulsion: behavioral, neurochemical and psychopharmacological evidences in rats selected by Schedule-induced polidipsia
Behavioural and Clinical Neuroscience Seminars
Dr Margarita Moreno, Tenured Lecturer, Psychology Department, University of Almería, SpainGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology, Downing Site, Cambridge
October
Wed 18th Oct 12:30pmLarge scale network interactions in consciousness
Wednesday Lunch Time Seminar Series
Emmanuel Stamatakis (University of Cambridge)Lecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, University of Cambridge, Chaucer Road
Thu 19th Oct 11:00amNonlinear ICA using temporal structure: a principled framework for unsupervised deep learning
Machine Learning @ CUED
Prof. Aapo HyvarinenCBL Room BE-438, Department of Engineering
Thu 19th Oct 11:00amThe General Linear Model and complex designs including Analysis of Covariance
Statistical Methods for Cognitive Psychologists
Peter Watson (MRC CBU)Lecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, University of Cambridge, Chaucer Road
Thu 19th Oct 12:30pmDepression and inflammation in the 21st century
Department of Psychiatry & CPFT Thursday Lunchtime Seminar Series
Professor Carmine Pariante, Professor of Biological Psychiatry, King's College, LondonSeminar Room, Herchel Smith Building, Forvie Site.
Thu 19th Oct 3:30pmHow memory guides value-based decisions
Chaucer Club
Daphna Shohamy (U. of Columbia)Lecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, University of Cambridge, Chaucer Road
Fri 20th Oct 1:15pmGill arch serial homology and the origin of jawed vertebrates
Developmental Biology Seminar Series
Andrew Gillis, Dept. of Zoology, University of CambridgeBiffen Lecture Theatre, Genetics, Department of
Fri 20th Oct 4:30pmHow Power Affects Those Who Possess it: Activation, Wanting and Goal Seeking Approach Motivation
Zangwill Club
Dr Ana Guinote, University College LondonGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology
Mon 23rd Oct 12:30pmPhase-coupling Resting-State Networks (RSNs) from human intra-cranial recordings comprise functionally related, spatially contiguous regions
Imagers Interest Group
Nitin Williams, University of HelsinkiLecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, 15 Chaucer Road, Cambridge
Mon 23rd Oct 4:00pmVisual cognition
Graduate Programme in Cognitive and Brain Sciences
Marieke Mur (MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit)Lecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences, 15 Chaucer Road, University of Cambridge, Cambridge
Tue 24th Oct 1:00pmResearching social problems: Putting the cart before the horse?
Social and Developmental Psychology (SDP) Seminar Series
Dr Apurv Chauhan, University of BrightonGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology, Downing Site
Wed 25th Oct 12:30pmMental health risk and resilience after child adversity
Wednesday Lunch Time Seminar Series
Anne-Laura Van Harmelen (University of Cambridge)Lecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, University of Cambridge, Chaucer Road
Thu 26th Oct 11:00amCategorical Data Analysis
Statistical Methods for Cognitive Psychologists
Peter Watson (MRC CBU)Lecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, University of Cambridge, Chaucer Road
Thu 26th Oct 3:30pmSuppressing unwanted visual and emotional content of memory: role in mental health
Chaucer Club
Pierre Gagnepain (U. of Normandie)Lecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, University of Cambridge, Chaucer Road
Fri 27th Oct 1:15pmBuilding a young brain on Old shoulders: A story on the most primitive ventricular brain
Developmental Biology Seminar Series
Elia Benito-Gutiérrez, Dept. of Zoology, University of CambridgeBiffen Lecture Theatre, Genetics, Department of
Fri 27th Oct 4:30pmAn Interference Model of Visual Working Memory
Zangwill Club
Professor Klaus Oberauer, Department of Psychology, University of ZurichGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology
Mon 30th Oct 4:00pmMechanisms of forgetting
Graduate Programme in Cognitive and Brain Sciences
Michael Anderson (MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit)Lecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences, 15 Chaucer Road, University of Cambridge, Cambridge
Mon 30th Oct 4:30pmAdrian Seminars in Neuroscience - "Functional heterogeneity of astrocytes in the mammalian CNS" - David Rowitch
Adrian Seminars in Neuroscience
David Rowitch, University of CambridgeThe Hodgkin Huxley Seminar Room, Department of Physiology Development and Neuroscience
November
Wed 1st Nov 12:30pmStimulus effects dwarf task effects in visual regions
Wednesday Lunch Time Seminar Series
Marieke Mur (MRC CBU)Lecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, University of Cambridge, Chaucer Road
Thu 2nd Nov 11:00amANOVA of balanced multi-factorial designs: between subject designs, and single subject studies
Statistical Methods for Cognitive Psychologists
Peter Watson (MRC CBU)Lecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, University of Cambridge, Chaucer Road
Thu 2nd Nov 12:30pmComputer assisted therapy for auditory verbal hallucinations: the AVATAR clinical trial
Department of Psychiatry & CPFT Thursday Lunchtime Seminar Series
Professor Thomas Jamieson-Craig, Emeritus Professor Social Psychiatry, IoP, King’s College, LondonSeminar Room, Herchel Smith Building, Forvie Site.
Thu 2nd Nov 3:30pmStress, genes and memory: from basic research to clinical implications
Chaucer Club
Dominique deQuervain (U. of Basel)Lecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, University of Cambridge, Chaucer Road
Fri 3rd Nov 1:15pmDetecting death and damage: understanding macrophage migration in Drosophila
Developmental Biology Seminar Series
Will Wood, School of Cellular and Molecular Medicine, University of BristolBiffen Lecture Theatre, Genetics, Department of
Fri 3rd Nov 4:30pmTouch: The sensory scaffold of development?
Zangwill Club
Professor Andrew Bremner, Professor of Psychology and Head of Department, Department of Psychology, Goldsmiths University of LondonGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology
Mon 6th Nov 12:30pmTitle to be confirmed
Imagers Interest Group
Sofie Meyer, UCLLecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, 15 Chaucer Road, Cambridge
Mon 6th Nov 4:00pmEmotion
Graduate Programme in Cognitive and Brain Sciences
Haakon Engen (MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit)Nick Mackintosh Seminar Room, Department of Psychology, Downing Site, Cambridge
Mon 6th Nov 4:30pmAdrian Seminars in Neuroscience - Corinne Houart "Modulation of embryonic signalling activities controls forebrain size and complexity"
Adrian Seminars in Neuroscience
Corinne Houart, King's College LondonThe Hodgkin Huxley Seminar Room, Department of Physiology Development and Neuroscience
Tue 7th Nov 1:00pmWomen, Depression and 'collective' action: possibilities for 'social change' within primary mental health care settings in South Africa
Social and Developmental Psychology (SDP) Seminar Series
Dr Rochelle Burgess, Firoz Lalji Centre for Africa, London School of Economics Ground Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology, Downing Site
Tue 7th Nov 1:00pmThe role of the oculomotor system in visual attention and visual short-term memory
Craik Club
The host for this talk is Dr Paul Bays
Dr. Daniel T. Smith, Durham UniversityKenneth Craik Room, Craik-Marshall Building, Downing Site
Wed 8th Nov 12:30pmHigh-risk strategies, suicidality and the meaning of p
Wednesday Lunch Time Seminar Series
Peter Jones (University of Cambridge)Lecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, University of Cambridge, Chaucer Road
Thu 9th Nov 3:30pmThe brain isn't porridge
Chaucer Club
Dick Passingham (U. of Oxford)Lecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, University of Cambridge, Chaucer Road
Thu 9th Nov 4:00pmFoster Talk: "Evolution of olfactory receptors, circuits and behaviours" Professor Richard Benton
Foster Talks
Professor Richard Benton, EPFL Lausanne, SwitzerlandHodgkin Huxley Seminar Room, Physiology Building, Downing Site
Fri 10th Nov 1:15pmCartilage by 3D bioprinting of iPS cells
Developmental Biology Seminar Series
Stina Simonsson, Institute of Biomedicine, Göteborg (Sweden)Biffen Lecture Theatre, Genetics, Department of
Fri 10th Nov 4:30pmInformation networks, truth and value.
Zangwill Club
Professor Ulrike Hahn, Department of Psychological Sciences, Birkbeck, University of LondonGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology
Mon 13th Nov 4:00pmConsciousness
Graduate Programme in Cognitive and Brain Sciences
Tristan Bekinschtein (University of Cambridge)Nick Mackintosh Seminar Room, Department of Psychology, Downing Site, Cambridge
Wed 15th Nov 12:30pmNeural prediction error distinguishes perception and misperception of speech
Wednesday Lunch Time Seminar Series
Matt Davis (MRC CBU)Lecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, University of Cambridge, Chaucer Road
Thu 16th Nov 11:00amRepeated Measures and Mixed Model ANOVA
Statistical Methods for Cognitive Psychologists
Peter Watson (MRC CBU)Lecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, University of Cambridge, Chaucer Road
Thu 16th Nov 3:30pmTranslational studies of entorhinal cortex and hippocampal function in Alzheimer’s disease
Chaucer Club
Dennis Chan (U. of Cambridge)Lecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, University of Cambridge, Chaucer Road
Fri 17th Nov 1:15pmDecoding the Notch signal
Developmental Biology Seminar Series
Sarah Bray, PDN, University of CambridgeBiffen Lecture Theatre, Genetics, Department of
Fri 17th Nov 4:30pm Cognitive rehabilitation in people with schizophrenia
Zangwill Club
Professor Dame Til Wykes. DBE, Vice Dean Psychology and Systems Sciences Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology and Neuroscience King’s College LondonGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology
Mon 20th Nov 4:00pmHow to give good talks
Graduate Programme in Cognitive and Brain Sciences
Tom Manly (MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit)Nick Mackintosh Seminar Room, Department of Psychology, Downing Site, Cambridge
Tue 21st Nov 1:00pmTitle to be confirmed
Social and Developmental Psychology (SDP) Seminar Series
Dr Alicia Renedo, London School of Hygiene and Tropical MedicineGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology, Downing Site
Tue 21st Nov 1:00pmCrowding and the disruptive effect of clutter throughout the visual system
Craik Club
The host for this talk is Dr Paul Bays
Dr John Greenwood, Department of Experimental Psychology, UCLKenneth Craik Room, Craik-Marshall Building, Downing Site
Wed 22nd Nov 12:30pmCardiovascular problems predict poorer white matter health in the Cam-CAN adult lifespan cohort
Wednesday Lunch Time Seminar Series
Delia Fuhrmann (UCL)Lecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, University of Cambridge, Chaucer Road
Thu 23rd Nov 11:00amPost-hoc tests, multiple comparisons, contrasts and handling interactions
Statistical Methods for Cognitive Psychologists
Peter Watson (MRC CBU)Lecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, University of Cambridge, Chaucer Road
Thu 23rd Nov 12:30pmDepersonalisation Disorder: from psychopathology to cognitive neuroscience
Department of Psychiatry & CPFT Thursday Lunchtime Seminar Series
Professor Anthony David, Professor of Cognitive Neuropsychiatry, King’s College, LondonSeminar Room, Herchel Smith Building, Forvie Site.
Thu 23rd Nov 1:00pmInvestigating the Functional Anatomy of Motion Processing Pathways in the Human Brain
Craik Club
Dr Samatha Strong, School of Optometry and Visual Science, BradfordKenneth Craik Room, Craik-Marshall Building, Downing Site
Thu 23rd Nov 3:30pmThe surprising subtleties of changing emotional memory
Chaucer Club
Merel Kindt (U. of Amsterdam) Lecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, University of Cambridge, Chaucer Road
Thu 23rd Nov 4:00pmFoster Talk: "How my brain is getting me the best reward" Professor Wolfram Schultz
Foster Talks
Professor Wolfram Schultz, PDN, CambridgeHodgkin Huxley Seminar Room, Physiology Building, Downing Site
Fri 24th Nov 4:30pmMetacontrol: The Yin and Yang of cognitive control
Zangwill Club
Professor Bernhard Hommel, Leiden University Institute for Psychological Research & Leiden Institute for Brain and Cognition, Leiden University, The NetherlandsGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology
Mon 27th Nov 4:00pmFunctional MRI: physics and physiology
Graduate Programme in Cognitive and Brain Sciences
Marta Correia & Daniel Mitchell (MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit)Nick Mackintosh Seminar Room, Department of Psychology, Downing Site, Cambridge
Mon 27th Nov 4:30pmAdrian Seminars in Neuroscience - ANNUAL LECTURE "Neural correlates of orienting behaviors and latent action biases" Rachel Wilson
Adrian Seminars in Neuroscience
Rachel Wilson, Harvard Medical SchoolPhysiology Lecture Theatre, Department of Physiology Development and Neuroscience
Tue 28th Nov 1:00pmNeuroimaging studies of binocular vision: States, traits, debates.
Craik Club
The host for this talk is Professor Zoë Kourtzi
Dr Janine Mendola (McGill)Kenneth Craik Room, Craik-Marshall Building, Downing Site
Thu 30th Nov 11:00amPower analysis
Statistical Methods for Cognitive Psychologists
Peter Watson (MRC CBU)Lecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, University of Cambridge, Chaucer Road
Thu 30th Nov 12:30pmTitle to be confirmed
Department of Psychiatry & CPFT Thursday Lunchtime Seminar Series
Dr Rupert McShane, Dementia Clinical Network Lead - Oxford Academic Health Science NetworkSeminar Room, Herchel Smith Building, Forvie Site.
Thu 30th Nov 3:30pmTesting your memory: The many consequences of retrieval on long-term learning and retention
Chaucer Club
David Shanks (UCL)Lecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, University of Cambridge, Chaucer Road
December
Fri 1st Dec 4:30pmHeart and minds: The hidden impacts on emotion and memory
Zangwill Club
Dr Sarah Garfinkel, Brighton and Sussex Medical School. University of Sussex, BrightonGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology
Thu 7th Dec 11:00amLatent variable models: factor analysis and all that
Statistical Methods for Cognitive Psychologists
Peter Watson (MRC CBU)Lecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, University of Cambridge, Chaucer Road
Thu 7th Dec 12:30pmTitle to be confirmed
Department of Psychiatry & CPFT Thursday Lunchtime Seminar Series
Professor Ian Goodyer, Professor of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, University of CambridgeSeminar Room, Herchel Smith Building, Forvie Site.
Wed 13th Dec 10:30amBinocular vision and Autism Spectrum Disorder
ARClub Talks
Dr Jan Skerswetat, Lecturer in Vision Science at the Faculty of Science and Technology, Department of Vision and Hearing Science, Anglia Ruskin UniversityLarge Meeting Room (groundfloor), Douglas House, 18B, Trumpington Road
Thu 14th Dec 12:30pmRetaining hope in the management of treatment resistant depression
Department of Psychiatry & CPFT Thursday Lunchtime Seminar Series
Professor Hamish McAllister-Williams, Professor of Affective Disorders, University of Newcastle upon TyneSeminar Room, Herchel Smith Building, Forvie Site.
January
Tue 23rd Jan 1:00pmThe role of attachment in cults and radicalization
Social and Developmental Psychology (SDP) Seminar Series
Dr Alexandra Stein, Mary Ward Centre, LondonGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology, Downing Site
February
Tue 6th Feb 1:00pmTitle to be confirmed
Social and Developmental Psychology (SDP) Seminar Series
Dr Katy Greenland, Cardiff University (Wales)Ground Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology, Downing Site
Thu 15th Feb 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.
Tue 20th Feb 1:00pmTitle to be confirmed
Social and Developmental Psychology (SDP) Seminar Series
Dr Charis Psaltis, University of Cyprus, NicosiaGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology, Downing Site
Thu 22nd Feb 12:30pmTitle to be confirmed
Department of Psychiatry & CPFT Thursday Lunchtime Seminar Series
Dr Rimona Weil, Wellcome Clinical Research Career Development Fellow, Institute of Neurology, University College, LondonSeminar Room, Herchel Smith Building, Forvie Site.
March
Tue 6th Mar 1:00pmTitle to be confirmed
Social and Developmental Psychology (SDP) Seminar Series
Prof Daniel Cervone, University of Illinois at Chicago (USA)Ground Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology, Downing Site
Thu 15th Mar 12:30pmTitle to be confirmed
Department of Psychiatry & CPFT Thursday Lunchtime Seminar Series
Professor Ulrike Schmidt, Professor of Eating Disorders and Head of the Department of Psychological Medicine at the Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology and Neuroscience, King’s College LondonSeminar Room, Herchel Smith Building, Forvie Site.
Thu 22nd Mar 12:30pmTitle to be confirmed
Department of Psychiatry & CPFT Thursday Lunchtime Seminar Series
Dr Henrietta Bowden-Jones, Honorary Senior Lecturer in the Division of Brain Science, Imperial College LondonSeminar Room, Herchel Smith Building, Forvie Site.
April
Thu 12th Apr 12:30pmTitle to be confirmed
Department of Psychiatry & CPFT Thursday Lunchtime Seminar Series
Professor Paul Harrison, Department of Psychiatry, University of OxfordSeminar Room, Herchel Smith Building, Forvie Site.
May
Tue 1st May 1:00pmTitle to be confirmed
Social and Developmental Psychology (SDP) Seminar Series
Speaker to be confirmedGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology, Downing Site
Tue 15th May 1:00pmTitle to be confirmed
Social and Developmental Psychology (SDP) Seminar Series
Speaker to be confirmedGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology, Downing Site