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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October
Fri 5th Oct 1:00pmNew approaches to old problems in behavioral neuroscience: The role of locus coeruleus in anxiety and cognitive control
Behavioural and Clinical Neuroscience Seminars
Andrea Bari, PhD - Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences & The Picower Institute for Learning and Memory - Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA Kenneth Craik Room, Craik Marshall Building, Downing Site, Cambridge
December
Tue 18th Dec 10:30amGaussian processes for inferring latent functions in complex data models
Machine Learning @ CUED
Martin TegnerEngineering Department, CBL Room BE-438.
January
Thu 10th Jan 12:00pmTBC
Clinical Neurosciences Seminars
Keith Martin, University of CambridgeTBC
Mon 14th Jan 12:30pmDeep Learning in Cognitive Computational Neuroscience – A Brief Introduction
Imagers Interest Group
Tim Kietzmann, MRC CBULecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, 15 Chaucer Road, Cambridge
Wed 16th Jan 10:30amExploring self-injury in autism spectrum conditions
ARClub Talks
Rachel Moseley, Department of Psychology, Bournemouth UniversityLarge Meeting Room (groundfloor), Douglas House, 18B, Trumpington Road
Thu 17th Jan 11:00amFairness for Sequential Decision Making Algorithms
Machine Learning @ CUED
Hoda HeidariEngineering Department, CBL Room BE-438.
Thu 17th Jan 12:30pmThe origins of empathy and the impact of early disturbances: Evolutionary insights from our great ape relatives
Department of Psychiatry & CPFT Thursday Lunchtime Seminar Series
Dr Zanna Clay, Assistant Professor of Psychology, University of DurhamSeminar Room, Herchel Smith Building, Forvie Site.
Thu 17th Jan 1:00pmVisual categorization of simple stimuli
Craik Club
Professor Joshua Solomon, Centre for Applied Vision Research, City UniversityKenneth Craik Room, Craik-Marshall Building, Downing Site
Thu 17th Jan 4:00pmNeural progenitors and neural tube defects.
Foster Talks
Andy Copp, University College, LondonHodgkin Huxley Seminar Room, Physiology Building, Downing Site
Fri 18th Jan 4:30pmTitle to be confirmed
Zangwill Club
Professor Nuria Sebastian Galles, Pompeu Fabra University, BarcelonaGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology
Mon 21st Jan 4:00pmSignal Detection Theory: What it is and why you need it (Please bring a calculator)
Graduate Programme in Cognitive and Brain Sciences
Bob Carlyon (U. of Cambridge, MRC CBU)Lecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, University of Cambridge, Chaucer Road
Thu 24th Jan 12:30pmPsychology and Suicidal Behaviour
Department of Psychiatry & CPFT Thursday Lunchtime Seminar Series
Professor Rory O'Connor, Professor of Health Psychology, Suicidal Behaviour Research Laboratory, Institute of Health & Wellbeing, University of Glasgow / Mental Health & Wellbeing Academic Centre, Gartnavel Royal HospitalSeminar Room, Herchel Smith Building, Forvie Site.
Fri 25th Jan 1:00pmWorking memory binding and episodic memory formation: evidence from neuroimaging, aging and patient studies
Craik Club
Professor Roy P. C. Kessels, Donders Institute, Radboud University, NijmegenKenneth Craik Room, Craik-Marshall Building, Downing Site
Fri 25th Jan 4:30pmTitle to be confirmed
Zangwill Club
Professor Natalie Sebanz, Central European University, Budapest, HungaryGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology
Mon 28th Jan 4:00pmComputational Models—who needs them?
Graduate Programme in Cognitive and Brain Sciences
Dennis Norris (U. of Cambridge, MRC CBU)Lecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, University of Cambridge, Chaucer Road
Wed 30th Jan 10:30amTitle to be confirmed
ARClub Talks
Sarah Crockford, PhD Candidate, Department of Theoretical and Applied Linguistics, University of CambridgeLarge Meeting Room (groundfloor), Douglas House, 18B, Trumpington Road
Thu 31st Jan 12:30pmModelling human brain development and neural connectivity in cerebral organoids
Department of Psychiatry & CPFT Thursday Lunchtime Seminar Series
Dr Madeline Lancaster, Principal Investigator, MRC Laboratory of Molecular BiologySeminar Room, Herchel Smith Building, Forvie Site.
Thu 31st Jan 4:00pmThe molecular and cellular logic of spinal cord formation
Foster Talks
James Briscoe, The Francis Crick Institute, LondonHodgkin Huxley Seminar Room, Physiology Building, Downing Site
February
Fri 1st Feb 4:30pmTitle to be confirmed
Zangwill Club
Professor Asifa Majid, Professor of Language, Communication, and Cultural Cognition at Department of Psychology, University of YorkGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology
Mon 4th Feb 4:00pmHow does functional neuroimaging inform cognitive theory?
Graduate Programme in Cognitive and Brain Sciences
Rik Henson (U. of Cambridge, MRC CBU)Lecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, University of Cambridge, Chaucer Road
Thu 7th Feb 12:00pmExploring disease mechanisms in a novel group of neurological diseases caused by mutations in the RNA exosome
Clinical Neurosciences Seminars
Juliane Muller, University Cambridge (previously Newcastle University)James Fawcett Seminar Room, van Geest Building
Thu 7th Feb 12:30pmTitle to be confirmed
Department of Psychiatry & CPFT Thursday Lunchtime Seminar Series
Professor Richard Holton, Department of Philosophy, University of CambridgeSeminar Room, Herchel Smith Building, Forvie Site.
Fri 8th Feb 4:30pmTitle to be confirmed
Zangwill Club
Professor Kristine Beate Walhovd, Department of Psychology, Faculty of Social Sciences, Oslo, NorwayGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology
Mon 11th Feb 4:00pmHow to write good papers
Graduate Programme in Cognitive and Brain Sciences
Michael Anderson (U. of Cambridge, MRC CBU)Lecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, University of Cambridge, Chaucer Road
Wed 13th Feb 10:30amTitle to be confirmed
ARClub Talks
Speaker to be confirmedLarge Meeting Room (groundfloor), Douglas House, 18B, Trumpington Road
Thu 14th Feb 12:00pmInfluencing axon regeneration after spinal cord injury
Clinical Neurosciences Seminars
Mark A. Anderson - Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Lausanne and the University of California, Los AngelesIPH large seminar room
Thu 14th Feb 4:00pmAdult CNS progenitors: reversing the ravages of ageing
Foster Talks
Robin Franklin, Cambridge Stem Cell InstituteHodgkin Huxley Seminar Room, Physiology Building, Downing Site
Fri 15th Feb 4:30pmTitle to be confirmed
Zangwill Club
Dr Suliann Ben Hamed, Research Director, CNRS, Cognitive Neuroscience Center, Région de Lyon, FranceGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology
Mon 18th Feb 4:00pmIntelligence and the frontal lobes
Graduate Programme in Cognitive and Brain Sciences
John Duncan (U. of Cambridge, MRC CBU)Nick Mackintosh Seminar Room, Department of Psychology, Downing Site, Cambridge
Fri 22nd Feb 4:30pmTitle to be confirmed
Zangwill Club
Dr Veronique Izard,Universite Paris Descartes, Paris, FranceGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology
Mon 25th Feb 4:00pmHow to make good scientific figures
Graduate Programme in Cognitive and Brain Sciences
Matthew Davis (U. of Cambridge, MRC CBU)Nick Mackintosh Seminar Room, Department of Psychology, Downing Site, Cambridge
Wed 27th Feb 10:30amTitle to be confirmed
ARClub Talks
Speaker to be confirmedLarge Meeting Room (groundfloor), Douglas House, 18B, Trumpington Road
Wed 27th Feb 4:30pmAnimal models of episodic memory
Zangwill Club
SPECIAL EXTRA ZANGWILL TALK
Professor Jonathon D. Crystal, Professor of Psychological & Brain Sciences, Indiana UniversityGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology
Thu 28th Feb 12:00pmLong-term stability of human neurons in an organotypic slice culture system – a new model to study disease mechanisms of neurological disorders
Clinical Neurosciences Seminars
Henner Koch, University of TübingenJames Fawcett Seminar Room, van Geest Building
Thu 28th Feb 12:30pmTitle to be confirmed
Department of Psychiatry & CPFT Thursday Lunchtime Seminar Series
Dr Peter Talbot, Senior Lecturer in Psychiatry, University of ManchesterSeminar Room, Herchel Smith Building, Forvie Site.
Thu 28th Feb 4:00pmAstrocytes and the regulation of energy homeostasis
Foster Talks
Kate Ellacott, University of Exeter Medical SchoolHodgkin Huxley Seminar Room, Physiology Building, Downing Site
March
Fri 1st Mar 4:30pmTitle to be confirmed
Zangwill Club
Dr Monica Gori, Instituto Italiano di Techologia, Genoa ItalyGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology
Mon 4th Mar 4:00pmUsing a convergence of clinical and cognitive neuroscience methods: The case study of semantic cognition
Graduate Programme in Cognitive and Brain Sciences
Matt Lambon Ralph (U. of Cambridge, MRC CBU)Nick Mackintosh Seminar Room, Department of Psychology, Downing Site, Cambridge
Fri 8th Mar 4:30pmTop-down vs. bottom-up? Effects of prediction and attention on sensory processing and perception
Zangwill Club
Heleen A. Slagter, PhD, Professor of Cognitive Neuroscience VU University AmsterdamGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology
Mon 11th Mar 4:00pmHow to write a Fellowship proposal
Graduate Programme in Cognitive and Brain Sciences
Duncan Astle (U. of Cambridge, MRC CBU)Nick Mackintosh Seminar Room, Department of Psychology, Downing Site, Cambridge
Wed 13th Mar 10:30amTitle to be confirmed
ARClub Talks
Speaker to be confirmedLarge Meeting Room (groundfloor), Douglas House, 18B, Trumpington Road
Thu 14th Mar 12:30pmTitle to be confirmed
Department of Psychiatry & CPFT Thursday Lunchtime Seminar Series
Dr Gemma Lewis, Research Associate in Psychiatric Epidemiology, University College LondonSeminar Room, Herchel Smith Building, Forvie Site.
Thu 21st Mar 4:00pmBreaking symmetry in the brain - from genes to circuits and behaviour
Foster Talks
Steve Wilson, University College, LondonHodgkin Huxley Seminar Room, Physiology Building, Downing Site
Wed 27th Mar 10:30amTitle to be confirmed
ARClub Talks
Speaker to be confirmedLarge Meeting Room (groundfloor), Douglas House, 18B, Trumpington Road
Wed 27th Mar 10:30amTitle to be confirmed
ARClub Talks
Speaker to be confirmedLarge Meeting Room (groundfloor), Douglas House, 18B, Trumpington Road
Thu 28th Mar 12:00pmTBC
Clinical Neurosciences Seminars
Roland PataiJames Fawcett Seminar Room, van Geest Building
Thu 28th Mar 12:30pmTitle to be confirmed
Department of Psychiatry & CPFT Thursday Lunchtime Seminar Series
Dr Andrew Blackwell, Chief Scientific Officer, IESO Digital HealthSeminar Room, Herchel Smith Building, Forvie Site.
Thu 28th Mar 4:00pmDynamic cell interactions and biomechanics in liver morphogenesis
Foster Talks
Elke Ober, University of CopenhagenHodgkin Huxley Seminar Room, Physiology Building, Downing Site
April
Thu 11th Apr 12:30pmTitle to be confirmed
Department of Psychiatry & CPFT Thursday Lunchtime Seminar Series
Dr Maria Iacovou, Reader in Quantitative Sociology at Department of Sociology, University of CambridgeSeminar Room, Herchel Smith Building, Forvie Site.
May
Thu 2nd May 12:30pmHistory and Future of Psychiatry: Reflections on Kathleen Jones's "Asylums and after"
Department of Psychiatry & CPFT Thursday Lunchtime Seminar Series
Professor George Ikkos, Consultant Psychiatrist, Royal National Orthopaedic HospitalSeminar Room, Herchel Smith Building, Forvie Site.
Thu 2nd May 4:00pmAn early hematopoietic progenitor contributes endothelial cells to organ vasculature
Foster Talks
Christiana Ruhrberg, University College, LondonHodgkin Huxley Seminar Room, Physiology Building, Downing Site
Thu 9th May 12:30pmTitle to be confirmed
Department of Psychiatry & CPFT Thursday Lunchtime Seminar Series
Dr Victoria Leong, Assistant Professor of Psychology, Nanyang Technological University (Singapore); Affiliated Lecturer, Department of Psychology, University of CambridgeSeminar Room, Herchel Smith Building, Forvie Site.
Wed 15th May 10:30amTitle to be confirmed
ARClub Talks
Speaker to be confirmedLarge Meeting Room (groundfloor), Douglas House, 18B, Trumpington Road
Thu 16th May 12:30pmTitle to be confirmed
Department of Psychiatry & CPFT Thursday Lunchtime Seminar Series
Dr Derek Tracy, Consultant Psychiatrist & Clinical Director Oxleas NHS Foundation Trust, London; Senior Lecturer, King's College, LondonSeminar Room, Herchel Smith Building, Forvie Site.
Thu 23rd May 12:30pmTitle to be confirmed
Department of Psychiatry & CPFT Thursday Lunchtime Seminar Series
Professor Clive Ballard, Professor of Age-related Diseases, College of Medicine and Health, University of ExeterSeminar Room, Herchel Smith Building, Forvie Site.
Wed 29th May 10:30amTitle to be confirmed
ARClub Talks
Speaker to be confirmedLarge Meeting Room (groundfloor), Douglas House, 18B, Trumpington Road
June
Thu 6th Jun 12:30pmTitle to be confirmed
Department of Psychiatry & CPFT Thursday Lunchtime Seminar Series
Dr Anne-Laura van Harmelen, Department of Psychiatry, University of CambridgeSeminar Room, Herchel Smith Building, Forvie Site.
Wed 12th Jun 10:30amTitle to be confirmed
ARClub Talks
Speaker to be confirmedLarge Meeting Room (groundfloor), Douglas House, 18B, Trumpington Road
Thu 20th Jun 12:30pmTitle to be confirmed
Department of Psychiatry & CPFT Thursday Lunchtime Seminar Series
Professor Paul Ramchandani, LEGO Professor of Play in Education, Development and Learning, University of CambridgeSeminar Room, Herchel Smith Building, Forvie Site.
Wed 26th Jun 10:30amTitle to be confirmed
ARClub Talks
Speaker to be confirmedLarge Meeting Room (groundfloor), Douglas House, 18B, Trumpington Road
July
Wed 10th Jul 10:30amTitle to be confirmed
ARClub Talks
Speaker to be confirmedLarge Meeting Room (groundfloor), Douglas House, 18B, Trumpington Road