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
Mon 8th Jul 1:00pmSTaR (Stress Timing affects Relapse): A model of the effects of stress/glucocorticoids on extinction and relapse
Behavioural and Clinical Neuroscience Seminars
Dr Shira Meir Drexler - Department of Cognitive Psychology Ruhr-University Bochum GermanyKenneth Craik Room, Craik Marshall Building, Downing Site, Cambridge
October
Thu 29th Oct 12:30pmParanoia in patients attending child and adolescent mental health services (CAMHS)
Department of Psychiatry & CPFT Thursday Lunchtime Seminar Series
Dr Jessica Bird, Department of Psychiatry, University of Oxford Webinar (via Zoom online)
Fri 30th Oct 1:15pmImaging and reconstructing mouse development at the cellular level using light-sheet microscopy
Developmental Biology Seminar Series
Kate McDole, MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology, Cambridge Webinar (via Zoom online)- link to follow
Fri 30th Oct 4:30pmBlack Racial Stereotypes and Victim Blaming: Implications for Media Coverage and Criminal Proceedings in Cases of Police Violence against Racial and Ethnic Minorities
Zangwill Club
Please note, this talk will start at 4.15pm for virtual tea with talk starting at 4.30pm
Professor Kristin Dukes, Dean for Institutional Diversity at Allegheny College, USA.Zoom meeting
November
Mon 2nd Nov 4:00pm Population studies and ageing brains, in a time of COVID
Cambridge Neuroscience Interdisciplinary Seminars
Professor Carol Brayne ( Department of Public Health and Primary Care)Register on Zoom - link in abstract
Wed 4th Nov 4:00pmProsocial Motivation Increases Framing Bias in Risky Decisions for Others
Social Psychology Seminar Series (SPSS)
Professor Vincent Mak (University of Cambridge)Zoom
Thu 5th Nov 12:30pmDon't go breaking my heart: antipsychotics and cardiometabolic health in schizophrenia (and what clinicians should be doing)
Department of Psychiatry & CPFT Thursday Lunchtime Seminar Series
chair: Dr Hisham Ziauddeen
Dr Toby Pillinger, Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology, and Neuroscience Webinar (via Zoom online)
Thu 5th Nov 2:00pmCategory selectivity in the ventral visual pathway: Computational models and developmental origins
Chaucer Club
Nancy Kanwisher (Massachusetts Institute of Technology) Zoom - see MRC CBU website (https://www.mrc-cbu.cam.ac.uk/seminar-information/chaucer-club/) for details
Fri 6th Nov 1:15pmEpithelial-mesenchymal cell plasticity during normal development and cancer progression
Developmental Biology Seminar Series
Kyra Campbell, Dept. of Biomedical Science, University of Sheffield Webinar (via Zoom online)- link to follow
Fri 6th Nov 4:30pmRole of medial prefrontal cortex serotonin 2A receptors in recognition memory in rodents
Zangwill Club
Please note, this talk will start at 4.15pm for virtual tea with talk starting at 4.30pm
Professor Noelia Weisstaub, Faculty of Exact and Natural Sciences of the University of Buenos AiresZoom meeting
Tue 10th Nov 4:00pmThe early impact of COVID-19 on mental health and community physical health services and their patients’ mortality in Cambridgeshire and Peterborough, UK
Cambridge Neuroscience Interdisciplinary Seminars
Dr Rudolf CardinalRegister on Zoom - link in abstract
Thu 12th Nov 12:30pmMorality in the Body: From Intuitions to Moral Judgments and Prosocial Behaviour
Department of Psychiatry & CPFT Thursday Lunchtime Seminar Series
chair: Prof Jesus Perez
Dr Simone Schnall, Department of Psychology, University of Cambridge Webinar (via Zoom online)
Thu 12th Nov 2:00pmCognitive control networks involved in different kinds of listening
Chaucer Club
Barbara Shinn-Cunningham (Carnegie Mellon University)Zoom - see MRC CBU website (https://www.mrc-cbu.cam.ac.uk/seminar-information/chaucer-club/) for details
Thu 12th Nov 4:00pmWoofing it Down: Lessons on the neurobiology of appetite from man’s best friend
Foster Talks
Eleanor Raffan, PDN, CambridgeLive Zoom webinar, followed by Q&A session
Fri 13th Nov 1:15pmChromatin remodelling determines cell-type specific Notch activity in the developing mouse brain
Developmental Biology Seminar Series
Jelle van den Ameele, MRC Mitochondrial Biology Unit, Cambridge Webinar (via Zoom online)- link to follow
Fri 13th Nov 4:30pmUnderstanding Fallism
Zangwill Club
Please note, this talk will start at 4.15pm for virtual tea with talk starting at 4.30pm
Professor Wahbie Long, clinical psychologist and associate professor in the Department of Psychology and the director of the Child Guidance Clinic at the University of Cape TownZoom meeting
Tue 17th Nov 4:00pmSocial deprivation, coping and drugs: a bad cocktail in the COVID-19 era: evidence from preclinical studies
Cambridge Neuroscience Interdisciplinary Seminars
Dr. David BelinRegister on Zoom - link in abstract
Wed 18th Nov 4:00pmHow to talk about your feelings: The peculiar relationship between words and emotions
Social Psychology Seminar Series (SPSS)
Dr Ryan Boyd (Lancaster University)Zoom
Thu 19th Nov 12:30pmAlcohol and Older People. What's the Use?
Department of Psychiatry & CPFT Thursday Lunchtime Seminar Series
chair: Prof John O'Brien
Dr Tony Rao, King's College London Webinar (via Zoom online)
Thu 19th Nov 2:00pmCognitive neuroscience in the era of Big Data: Lessons learned from the Adolescent Cognition Brain Development Study
Chaucer Club
Damien Fair (University of Minnesota)Zoom - see MRC CBU website (https://www.mrc-cbu.cam.ac.uk/seminar-information/chaucer-club/) for details
Fri 20th Nov 1:15pmRe-generating the principles of appendage regeneration in the single-cell era
Developmental Biology Seminar Series
Can Aztekin, The Gurdon Institute, Cambridge Webinar (via Zoom online)- link to follow
Fri 20th Nov 4:30pmOld wine in new skins: a fresh look at cognitive control development
Zangwill Club
Please note, this talk will start at 4.15pm for virtual tea with talk starting at 4.30pm
Dr Nikolaus Steinbeis, Department of Clinical, Educational and Health Psychology, University College London Zoom meeting
Tue 24th Nov 4:00pm Development of the social brain in adolescence and effects of social distancing
Cambridge Neuroscience Interdisciplinary Seminars
Professor Sarah-Jayne BlakemoreRegister on Zoom - link in abstract
Thu 26th Nov 2:00pmThe interpersonal function of emotional expressions
Chaucer Club
Julie Grezes (Laboratoire de Neurosciences Cognitive & Computationnelles)Zoom - see MRC CBU website (https://www.mrc-cbu.cam.ac.uk/seminar-information/chaucer-club/) for details
Thu 26th Nov 4:00pmTBC
Foster Talks
Kevin Chalut, Stem Cell Institute, CambridgeLive Zoom webinar, followed by Q&A session
Fri 27th Nov 1:15pmEnhancers get ERKed around by chromatin remodellers during lineage commitment
Developmental Biology Seminar Series
Brian Hendrich, MRC Stem Cell Institute, Dept. of Biochemistry, University of Cambridge Webinar (via Zoom online)- link to follow
Fri 27th Nov 4:30pmRecent insights into remote fear memory attenuation
Zangwill Club
Please note, this talk will start at 4.15pm for virtual tea with talk starting at 4.30pm
Professor Johannes Gräff, Associate Professor at the Brain Mind Institute of the School of Life Sciences at EPFL, SwitzerlandZoom meeting
December
Tue 1st Dec 4:00pmGeneration Covid-19: Should the fetus be worried?
Cambridge Neuroscience Interdisciplinary Seminars
Dr. Topun Austin (Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust) & Dr Sarah Lloyd-Fox (Dept. of Psychology) Register on Zoom - link in abstract
Wed 2nd Dec 4:00pmThe Social and Political Implications of Moral Conviction
Social Psychology Seminar Series (SPSS)
Professor Linda Skitka (University of Illinois at Chicago)via zoom
Thu 3rd Dec 12:30pmEmbodied Cognition
Department of Psychiatry & CPFT Thursday Lunchtime Seminar Series
Dr Micah Allen, Aarhus University Webinar (via Zoom online)
Thu 3rd Dec 2:00pmWorking Memory 2.0
Chaucer Club
Earl Miller (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)Zoom - see MRC CBU website (https://www.mrc-cbu.cam.ac.uk/seminar-information/chaucer-club/) for details
Fri 4th Dec 4:30pmNon-racism and Toxic Interaction Theory in Mental Health Practice: Professional responsibility in the light of systemic racism
Zangwill Club
Please note, this talk will start at 4.15pm for virtual tea with talk starting at 4.30pm
Hari Sewell, Director, HS ConsultancyZoom meeting
January
Thu 14th Jan 12:30pmHappiness in the brain: A computational and neural model for mood dynamics
Department of Psychiatry & CPFT Thursday Lunchtime Seminar Series
chair: Prof Paul Fletcher
Dr Robb Rutledge, Yale University Webinar (via Zoom online)
Thu 21st Jan 12:30pmThe Phenotypic Spectrum of Neurodevelopmental Copy Number Variants
Department of Psychiatry & CPFT Thursday Lunchtime Seminar Series
Dr Kimberly Kendall, Cardiff University Webinar (via Zoom online)
Thu 21st Jan 4:00pmTBC
Foster Talks
Flora Vaccarino, Yale UniversityLive Zoom webinar, followed by Q&A session
Thu 28th Jan 12:30pmTitle to be confirmed
Department of Psychiatry & CPFT Thursday Lunchtime Seminar Series
Dr Alexandra Pitman, University College London Webinar (via Zoom online)
February
Thu 25th Feb 4:00pmFunctional evolution of Hox proteins: Regulating the balance between pluripotency and differentiation
Foster Talks
Robb Krumlauf, Stowers Institute for medical researchLive Zoom webinar, followed by Q&A session
March
Thu 18th Mar 12:30pmTitle to be confirmed
Department of Psychiatry & CPFT Thursday Lunchtime Seminar Series
Dr Claire Gillan, Trinity College Dublin Webinar (via Zoom online)
Thu 18th Mar 4:00pmMemory, learning, and control of cognitive representations
Foster Talks
Andre Fenton, New York UniversityLive Zoom webinar, followed by Q&A session
April
Thu 29th Apr 4:00pmRegulation of stem cell fate by niche-derived factors and forces.
Foster Talks
Sara Wickström, University of HelsinkiLive Zoom webinar, followed by Q&A session
May
Thu 6th May 4:00pmHuman time vs. mouse time with recapitulated systems.
Foster Talks
Miki Ebisuya, EMBL BarcelonaLive Zoom webinar, followed by Q&A session