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
February
Fri 28th Feb 1:15pmHaematopoietic stem cell-niche interactions change during ageing and age-related myeloproliferative disorders
Developmental Biology Seminar Series
Simón Méndez-Ferrer, Welcome-MRC Cambridge Stem Cell Institute and NHSBTBiffen Lecture Theatre, Genetics, Department of
Fri 28th Feb 4:30pmSocial Physiology for Precision Psychiatry
Zangwill Club
Dr Guillaume Dumas, Institut Pasteur, Paris, FranceGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology
March
Mon 2nd Mar 2:00pmUsing a convergence of clinical and cognitive neuroscience methods: The case study of semantic cognition
Graduate Programme in Cognitive and Brain Sciences
Matthew Lambon Ralph (MRC CBU)Lecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, University of Cambridge, Chaucer Road
Wed 4th Mar 12:30pmInfants’ learning & development: How can we influence them?
Wednesday Lunch Time Seminar Series
Dr Ellie Smith (Dept. of Psychology, U. of Cambridge)Lecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, University of Cambridge, Chaucer Road
Thu 5th Mar 11:00amGame Playing Meets Game Theory: Strategic Learning from Simulated Play
Machine Learning @ CUED
wellman@umich.eduEngineering Department, CBL Room BE-438.
Thu 5th Mar 12:30pmTransdiagnostic approaches to common mental health problems
Department of Psychiatry & CPFT Thursday Lunchtime Seminar Series
chair: Prof Tamsin Ford
Dr Melissa Black, Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, University of CambridgeSeminar Room, Herchel Smith Building, Forvie Site.
Thu 5th Mar 3:30pmThe interpersonal function of emotional expressions
Chaucer Club
Julie Grezes (Ecole Normale Supérieure, Paris) Lecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, University of Cambridge, Chaucer Road
Fri 6th Mar 1:15pmTowards predicting gene expression from DNA sequence
Developmental Biology Seminar Series
Jussi Taipale, Dept. of Biochemistry, University of CambridgeBiffen Lecture Theatre, Genetics, Department of
Fri 6th Mar 4:30pmFeeling in Seeing is Believing : Experimenting with the Visceral Dimension of Visual Politics (When News are Fake)
Zangwill Club
Manos Tsakiris, Department of Psychology, Royal Holloway, University of London & The Warburg Institute, School of Advanced Study, University of LondonGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology
Mon 9th Mar 12:30pmConceptual and methodological advances in laminar fMRI
Imagers Interest Group
David Norris, Donders Institute for Brain, Cognition and Behaviour, Radboud UniversityLecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, 15 Chaucer Road, Cambridge
Mon 9th Mar 2:00pmSignal Detection Theory: What it is and why you need it (Please bring a calculator)
Graduate Programme in Cognitive and Brain Sciences
Bob Carlyon (MRC CBU)Lecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, University of Cambridge, Chaucer Road
Mon 9th Mar 4:30pmStriatal circuits underlying sensorimotor functions
Adrian Seminars in Neuroscience
Host: Hugh Robinson
Gilad Silberberg, Department of Neuroscience, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, SwedenHodgkin Huxley Seminar Room, Physiology Building, Downing Site
Wed 11th Mar 12:30pmLanguage development in exceptional circumstances: effects of permanent childhood hearing loss
Wednesday Lunch Time Seminar Series
Dr Lorna Halliday (MRC CBU, U. of Cambridge)Lecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, University of Cambridge, Chaucer Road
Wed 11th Mar 4:00pmA zero-item personality test? Predicting personality traits from social media data
Social Psychology Seminar Series (SPSS)
Dr David StillwellNick Mackintosh Room, Department of Psychology, Downing Site
Thu 12th Mar 12:30pmTrauma, Stress and Biomarkers in Somatic Symptom Disorders
Department of Psychiatry & CPFT Thursday Lunchtime Seminar Series
chair: Prof Peter Jones
Professor Christina Van Der Feltz-Cornelis, Chair of Psychiatry and Epidemiology, University of YorkSeminar Room, Herchel Smith Building, Forvie Site.
Thu 12th Mar 3:30pmBroca’s region: cytoarchitecture, transmitter receptors and brain mapping
Chaucer Club
Katrin Amunts (Institute for Neuroscience and Medicine, Juelich)Lecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, University of Cambridge, Chaucer Road
Thu 12th Mar 4:00pm3D Genomics in development and disease
Foster Talks
Stefan Mundlos, Max Planck Institute for Molecular Genetics, Berlin, GermanyPhysiology Lecture Theatre, Department of Physiology, Development and Neuroscience, Physiology Building, Downing Site
Fri 13th Mar 4:30pmTitle to be confirmed
Zangwill Club
PLEASE NOTE THIS TALK HAS BEEN CANCELLED.
Professor Matt Lambon-Ralph, Director, MRC, Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, University of CambridgeGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology
Wed 18th Mar 12:30pmAn investigation into the neural basis of self- and other-referential thoughts
Wednesday Lunch Time Seminar Series
Dr Rocco Chiou (MRC CBU, U. of Cambridge) Lecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, University of Cambridge, Chaucer Road
Thu 19th Mar 12:30pmSleep and Mental Health: better nights for better days
Department of Psychiatry & CPFT Thursday Lunchtime Seminar Series
chair: Dr Muzaffer Kaser
Dr Kirstie Anderson, Honorary Clinical Senior Lecturer, Newcastle UniversitySeminar Room, Herchel Smith Building, Forvie Site.
Thu 19th Mar 3:30pmHow do our brains form maps of the world?
Chaucer Club
Alexandra Constantinescu (Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience, UCL)Lecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, University of Cambridge, Chaucer Road
Wed 25th Mar 10:30amCATCh-uS as we fall: transition between child and adult services for young people with ADHD
ARClub Talks
Prof Tamsin Ford, Department of Psychiatry, University of CambridgeLarge Meeting Room (groundfloor), Douglas House, 18B, Trumpington Road
Thu 26th Mar 12:30pmSmoking cessation in mental health services: from rhetoric to reality
Department of Psychiatry & CPFT Thursday Lunchtime Seminar Series
chair: Dr Emilio Fernandez-Egea
Professor Simon Gilbody, Director of the Mental Health & Addictions Research Group, University of YorkSeminar Room, Herchel Smith Building, Forvie Site.
April
Thu 2nd Apr 12:30pmA Computational Approach to Understanding Motivational Symptoms in Depression
Department of Psychiatry & CPFT Thursday Lunchtime Seminar Series
chair: Dr Rudolf Cardinal
Professor Jonathan Roiser, Department of Psychiatry, University College LondonSeminar Room, Herchel Smith Building, Forvie Site.
Wed 22nd Apr 10:30amGirls and women on the autism spectrum
ARClub Talks
Dr William Mandy, Department of Clinical, Educational and Health Psychology, University College LondonLarge Meeting Room (groundfloor), Douglas House, 18B, Trumpington Road
Thu 23rd Apr 12:30pmHappiness in the brain: A computational and neural model for mood dynamics
Department of Psychiatry & CPFT Thursday Lunchtime Seminar Series
Dr Robb Rutledge, MRC Career Development Fellow, University College LondonSeminar Room, Herchel Smith Building, Forvie Site.
Thu 30th Apr 12:30pmTitle to be confirmed
Department of Psychiatry & CPFT Thursday Lunchtime Seminar Series
Dr Jessica Bird, Department of Psychiatry, University of OxfordSeminar Room, Herchel Smith Building, Forvie Site.
Thu 30th Apr 4:00pmThe role of sensory inputs in generating and sustaining cognitive maps
Foster Talks
Francesca Cacucci, UCLPhysiology Lecture Theatre, Department of Physiology, Development and Neuroscience, Physiology Building, Downing Site
May
Mon 4th May 12:30pmTitle to be confirmed
Imagers Interest Group
Rafael Romero-Garcia, BCNI, University of CambridgeLecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, 15 Chaucer Road, Cambridge
Thu 7th May 12:30pmMorality in the Body: From Intuitions to Moral Judgments and Prosocial Behaviour
Department of Psychiatry & CPFT Thursday Lunchtime Seminar Series
Dr Simone Schnall, Department of Psychology, University of CambridgeSeminar Room, Herchel Smith Building, Forvie Site.
Thu 7th May 4:00pmMechanisms of lineage specification in human embryos
Foster Talks
Kathy Niakan, Francis Crick Institute, LondonPhysiology Lecture Theatre, Department of Physiology, Development and Neuroscience, Physiology Building, Downing Site
Thu 14th May 12:30pmRole of Inflammation in Depression: exciting therapeutic opportunity or fake news?
Department of Psychiatry & CPFT Thursday Lunchtime Seminar Series
Dr Golam Khandaker, Lead, Inflammation and Psychiatry Research Group, Department of Psychiatry, University of Cambridge Seminar Room, Herchel Smith Building, Forvie Site.
Thu 14th May 4:00pmMechanobiology of cell shape control
Foster Talks
Ewa Paluch, PDN Department, CambridgePhysiology Lecture Theatre, Department of Physiology, Development and Neuroscience, Physiology Building, Downing Site
Mon 18th May 12:30pmTitle to be confirmed
Imagers Interest Group
Marta Correia ( MRC CBU)Lecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, 15 Chaucer Road, Cambridge
Wed 20th May 10:30amTitle to be confirmed
ARClub Talks
Dr. Kate Baker, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, University of CambridgeLarge Meeting Room (groundfloor), Douglas House, 18B, Trumpington Road
Thu 21st May 12:30pmMinimal clinically important differences: a cornerstone of evidence-based medicine
Department of Psychiatry & CPFT Thursday Lunchtime Seminar Series
chair: Prof Tim Dalgleish
Professor Glyn Lewis, Professor of Epidemiological Psychiatry, Division of Psychiatry, University College LondonSeminar Room, Herchel Smith Building, Forvie Site.
June
Mon 1st Jun 12:30pmTitle to be confirmed
Imagers Interest Group
Elena Boto, University of NottinghamLecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, 15 Chaucer Road, Cambridge
Wed 10th Jun 10:30amTitle to be confirmed
ARClub Talks
Speaker to be confirmedLarge Meeting Room (groundfloor), Douglas House, 18B, Trumpington Road
Thu 11th Jun 12:30pmTitle to be confirmed
Department of Psychiatry & CPFT Thursday Lunchtime Seminar Series
Professor Isobel Heyman, Psychological Medicine Team, Great Ormond Street Hospital for ChildrenSeminar Room, Herchel Smith Building, Forvie Site.
Mon 15th Jun 12:30pmTitle to be confirmed
Imagers Interest Group
Robin Ince, University of GlasgowLecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, 15 Chaucer Road, Cambridge
Thu 18th Jun 12:30pmThe common link between schizophrenia and diabetes
Department of Psychiatry & CPFT Thursday Lunchtime Seminar Series
Dr Emilio Fernandez-Egea, consultant psychiatrist and associate lecturer, Clozapine Clinic Cambridge and University of CambridgeSeminar Room, Herchel Smith Building, Forvie Site.
Wed 24th Jun 10:30amTitle to be confirmed
ARClub Talks
Speaker to be confirmedLarge Meeting Room (groundfloor), Douglas House, 18B, Trumpington Road
October
Thu 22nd Oct 12:30pmValues-based Practice in Psychiatry
Department of Psychiatry & CPFT Thursday Lunchtime Seminar Series
Dr Robert Dudas, Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Foundation Trust & Department of Psychiatry Seminar Room, Herchel Smith Building, Forvie Site.