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 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
Wed 3rd May 12:30pmDo changes in Subjective Probability Distributions reflect a Prediction Error driven learning process?
Wednesday Lunch Time Seminar Series
Jiri Cevora (Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit)Lecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road
Wed 3rd May 1:00pmExplorations in computing motion and their implications for motion processing in monkey and man.
Craik Club
The host for this talk is Andrew Welchman (aew69@cam.ac.uk)
Professor Alan Johnston, University of NottinghamKenneth Craik Room, Craik-Marshall Building, Downing Site
Thu 4th May 12:30pmReality discrimination deficits in hallucinations
Department of Psychiatry & CPFT Thursday Lunchtime Seminar Series
Dr Jane Garrison, Director of Studies, Psychological and Behavioural Sciences, Robinson College, University of CambridgeSeminar Room, Herchel Smith Building, Forvie Site.
Thu 4th May 1:00pmDe-identified electronic mental health records for research and recruitment
Department of Psychiatry & CPFT Thursday Lunchtime Seminar Series
Dr Rudolf Cardinal, Clinical Lecturer, Department of PsychiatrySeminar Room, Herchel Smith Building, Forvie Site.
Thu 4th May 3:30pmI think, therefore I am: A combined cognitive-learning approach to adolescent anxiety, aches and pains.
Chaucer Club
Jennifer Lau (KCL)Lecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road
Thu 4th May 4:00pmComputational Neuroscience Journal Club
Computational Neuroscience
Rodrigo Echeveste (CBL)Cambridge University Engineering Department, CBL, BE-438 (http://learning.eng.cam.ac.uk/Public/Directions)
Fri 5th May 1:15pmVariable epigenetic silencing of the repeat genome: implications for non-genetic inheritance
Developmental Biology Seminar Series
Anne Ferguson-Smith, Dept. of Genetics, University of CambridgeBiffen Lecture Theatre, Genetics, Department of
Fri 5th May 4:30pmDo we control language or does language control us?
Zangwill Club
Professor Guillaume Thierry, School of Psychology, Bangor University, Wales.Ground Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology
Mon 8th May 1:00pmBehavioural measurements versus assessments of personality
Behavioural and Clinical Neuroscience Seminars
Dr Jana Uher - Senior Research Fellow, Marie Curie Fellow, London School of Economics and Political ScienceKenneth Craik Room, Craik Marshall Building, Downing Site, Cambridge
Mon 8th May 4:30pmDecoding the population activity of grid cells for spatial localization and goal-directed navigation
Adrian Seminars in Neuroscience
Andreas V.M. Herz, Bernstein Center for Computational Neuroscience, Munich and Faculty of Biology, LMU MuenchenThe Hodgkin Huxley Seminar Room, Department of Physiology Development and Neuroscience
Wed 10th May 12:30pmThe Multiple Demand System and its subnetworks/ Crosstalk functions as feature selection in MEG source space decoding
Wednesday Lunch Time Seminar Series
Sneha Shashidhara and Tanya Wen (Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit)Lecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road
Thu 11th May 12:30pmWhat’s New in Lewy Body Disease?
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.
Thu 11th May 3:30pmThe problem of working memory: How does the brain keep information in mind?
Chaucer Club
Mark Stokes (Oxford)Lecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road
Fri 12th May 1:15pmDissecting the functional heterogeneity of human hematopoietic stem cells
Developmental Biology Seminar Series
Elisa Laurenti, Dept. of Haematology, University of CambridgeBiffen Lecture Theatre, Genetics, Department of
Fri 12th May 4:30pmThe biological basis and perceptual impact of categorisation: the case of colour.
Zangwill Club
Professor Anna Franklin, The Sussex Colour Group, School of Psychology, University of SussexGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology
Mon 15th May 1:00pmStructural brain connectivity in autism spectrum disorder
Behavioural and Clinical Neuroscience Seminars
Dr Clare Gibbard - Visiting Postdoc, Department of Psychology, CambridgeKenneth Craik Room, Craik Marshall Building, Downing Site, Cambridge
Mon 15th May 4:30pmAdrian Seminar - title to be confirmed
Adrian Seminars in Neuroscience
Sophie Deneve, Laboratoire de Neurosciences Cognitives, ParisThe Hodgkin Huxley Seminar Room, Department of Physiology Development and Neuroscience
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
Wed 17th May 12:30pmWorking memory training and transcranial electrical stimulation
Wednesday Lunch Time Seminar Series
Elizabeth Byrne (Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit)Lecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road
Thu 18th May 12:30pmPsychotic Experiences in Cambridgeshire: Revisiting the Gold Mine
Department of Psychiatry & CPFT Thursday Lunchtime Seminar Series
Professor Jesús Pérez, Honorary Professor, Norwich Medical School, University of East AngliaSeminar Room, Herchel Smith Building, Forvie Site.
Thu 18th May 3:30pmImaging and stimulating adaptive brain plasticity
Chaucer Club
Heidi Johansen-Berg (Oxford)Lecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road
Fri 19th May 1:15pmBridging Crumb-mediated polarity and Hippo-mediated growth by Spectrin-bound PP2A
Developmental Biology Seminar Series
Graham Thomas, Center for Celluar Dynamics, PennStateBiffen Lecture Theatre, Genetics, Department of
Fri 19th May 4:30pmCognitive coding in the hippocampal-entorhinal system
Zangwill Club
Dr Christian Doeller, Kavli Institute, NTNU Trondheim, Norway & Donders Institute, RU Nijmegen, the Netherlands)Ground Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology
Mon 22nd May 1:00pmLateral septal interneurons broadcast hippocampal signals to calibrate fear responses
Behavioural and Clinical Neuroscience Seminars
Dr Antoine Besnard - Center for Regenerative Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Massachusetts General HospitalKenneth Craik Room, Craik Marshall Building, Downing Site, Cambridge
Wed 24th May 10:30amTitle to be confirmed
ARClub Talks
Speaker to be confirmedLarge Meeting Room (groundfloor), Douglas House, 18B, Trumpington Road
Wed 24th May 12:30pmDoes entrained tACS modulate speech-specific BOLD responses? Evidence from combined tACS-fMRI
Wednesday Lunch Time Seminar Series
Benedikt Zoefel (Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit)Lecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road
Thu 25th May 3:30pmMultisensory integration in the cortical hierarchy
Chaucer Club
Uta Noppeney (University of Birmingham)Lecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road
Fri 26th May 1:15pmAssembly of embryonic and extra-embryonic stem cells to mimic embryogenesis in vitro
Developmental Biology Seminar Series
Sarah Harrison, PDN, University of CambridgeBiffen Lecture Theatre, Genetics, Department of
Wed 31st May 12:30pmA network analysis approach for characterising the spatiotemporal dynamics of semantic networks in the brain
Wednesday Lunch Time Seminar Series
Rezvan Farahibozorg (Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit)Lecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road
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
Fri 2nd Jun 1:15pmAscl1 control of neural stem cell homeostasis in the developing and adult brain
Developmental Biology Seminar Series
Noelia Urban, The Francis Crick Institute, LondonBiffen Lecture Theatre, Genetics, Department of
Mon 5th Jun 1:00pmVirtual reality based testing of entorhinal cortex function in mild cognitive impairment
Behavioural and Clinical Neuroscience Seminars
Dr Dennis Chan - University Lecturer and Honorary Consultant, BCNI, Department of Clinical Neuroscience, CambridgeHerchel Smith building, Forvie Site, ground floor Seminar Room
Wed 7th Jun 10:30amThe story of the infinity principles: a link between autism and a person's potential
ARClub Talks
Rhys JenkinsLarge Meeting Room (groundfloor), Douglas House, 18B, Trumpington Road
Wed 7th Jun 12:30pmExamining the effects of online training on measures of attention and spatial awareness/ Mechanisms of working memory updating
Wednesday Lunch Time Seminar Series
Laura Forde and Shraddha Kaur (Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit)Lecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road
Thu 8th Jun 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 8th Jun 3:30pmNeuroimaging of the emergence of cognition in infants and its clinical applications
Chaucer Club
Rhodri Cusack (Trinity College, Dublin)Lecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road
Fri 9th Jun 1:15pmA battle for mitochondrial DNA transmission
Developmental Biology Seminar Series
Hansong Ma, The Gurdon Institute, CambridgeBiffen Lecture Theatre, Genetics, Department of
Wed 14th Jun 12:30pmHealthy neurocognitive aging with big data: A multivariate dive into Biobank (N=500,000)
Wednesday Lunch Time Seminar Series
Rogier Kievit (Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit)Lecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road
Thu 15th Jun 12:30pmStimulant treatment and the developing brain in ADHD
Department of Psychiatry & CPFT Thursday Lunchtime Seminar Series
Dr Lizanne Schweren, Research Associate, Developmental Psychiatry Section, Department of Psychiatry, University of CambridgeSeminar Room, Herchel Smith Building, Forvie Site.
Thu 15th Jun 3:30pmThe typical and atypical development of the human social brain
Chaucer Club
Mark Johnson (UoC)Lecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road
Wed 21st Jun 10:30amTitle to be confirmed
ARClub Talks
Speaker to be confirmedLarge Meeting Room (groundfloor), Douglas House, 18B, Trumpington Road
Wed 21st Jun 12:30pmHow does recent linguistic experience result in a retuning of lexical-semantic representations?
Wednesday Lunch Time Seminar Series
Becky Gilbert (Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit)Lecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road
Thu 22nd Jun 3:30pmBuilding a sense of direction – from perception to cognition
Chaucer Club
Kate Jeffrey (UCL)Lecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road
July
Wed 5th Jul 10:30amInsights from oxytocin administration and fMRI studies in high functioning youth with ASD
ARClub Talks
Ilanit Gordon, Senior Lecturer at Bar Ilan University, Department of Psychology and Gonda Brain Research CenterLarge Meeting Room (groundfloor), Douglas House, 18B, Trumpington Road
Thu 6th Jul 12:30pmTitle to be confirmed
Department of Psychiatry & CPFT Thursday Lunchtime Seminar Series
Dr Andrea Reinecke, Research Clinical Psychologist, Department of Psychiatry, University of OxfordSeminar Room, Herchel Smith Building, Forvie Site.
Wed 12th Jul 10:30amTitle to be confirmed
ARClub Talks
Dr Rebecca Lawson, Research Associate, Imaging Neuroscience, Institute of Neurology, Faculty of Brain Sciences, University College LondonLarge Meeting Room (groundfloor), Douglas House, 18B, Trumpington Road
October
Thu 5th Oct 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.