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
February
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
Mon 25th Feb 4:30pmThe computational physiology of the basal ganglia and of their disorders and therapy
Adrian Seminars in Neuroscience
Hagai Bergman, Department of Medical Neurobiology (Physiology) Institute of medical research – Israel Canada (IMRIC), The Edmond and Lily Safra Center for Brain Sciences (ELSC)The Hodgkin Huxley Seminar Room, Department of Physiology Development and Neuroscience
Wed 27th Feb 10:30amExperience of Motherhood for Autistic Women
ARClub Talks
Sarah Crockford, PhD Candidate, Department of Theoretical and Applied Linguistics, University of CambridgeLarge Meeting Room (groundfloor), Douglas House, 18B, Trumpington Road
Wed 27th Feb 11:00amStimulus complexity shapes response correlations in primary visual cortex
Computational Neuroscience
Gergő Orbán (HAS Wigner Research Centre for Physics)Cambridge University Engineering Department, CBL, BE4-38 (http://learning.eng.cam.ac.uk/Public/Directions)
Wed 27th Feb 12:30pmIdentifying the cognitive dimensions of learning problems in children who have been identified as struggling at school
Wednesday Lunch Time Seminar Series
Joni Holmes (MRC CBU, U. of Cambridge)Lecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, University of Cambridge, Chaucer Road
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 12:30pmTracking neuroinflammation in the brains of depressed patients
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 3:30pmThe neural fingerprints of a missing hand: from phantoms to artificial limbs
Chaucer Club
Tamar Makin (UCL)Lecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, University of Cambridge, Chaucer Road
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 1:15pmDynamic receipt of the BMP signal in the Drosophila ovary
Developmental Biology Seminar Series
Hilary Ashe, Division of Cell Matrix Biology & Regenerative Medicine, University of ManchesterBiffen Lecture Theatre, Genetics, Department of
Fri 1st Mar 4:30pmFrom science to technology: the interaction between senses during the development and the creation of new rehabilitation devices.
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
Wed 6th Mar 12:30pmAn effect for bilingualism on ADHD trait levels in the general child population
Wednesday Lunch Time Seminar Series
Curtis Sharma (Cambridge Language Sciences, U. of Cambridge)Lecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, University of Cambridge, Chaucer Road
Wed 6th Mar 3:00pmThe social incentives hypothesis of political belief polarization
Social Psychology Seminar Series (SPSS)
Ben Tappin, Royal Holloway, University of London. Ground Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology, Downing Site
Thu 7th Mar 12:00pmNeurons without batteries: Dissecting cell type-specific neuronal contribution to mitochondrial disease
Clinical Neurosciences Seminars
Albert Quintana, Universitat Autònoma de BarcelonaJames Fawcett Seminar Room, van Geest Building
Thu 7th Mar 12:30pm100 years since Nijinsky met Bleuler: What can we learn from individual cases in psychiatry?
Department of Psychiatry & CPFT Thursday Lunchtime Seminar Series
Dr Emilio Fernandez-Egea Seminar Room, Herchel Smith Building, Forvie Site.
Thu 7th Mar 2:00pmTitle to be confirmed
Dementia Journal Club
Helen Boffey & Tim Rooney, DDISackler Lecture room, Level 7, Cambridge Institute for Medical Research, Wellcome Trust/MRC Building, CBC
Thu 7th Mar 3:30pmCognitive training works: what are the mechanisms and why are so many experimental psychologists opposed?
Chaucer Club
Ian Robertson (Trinity College Dublin) Lecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, University of Cambridge, Chaucer Road
Fri 8th Mar 1:15pmEpithelial Morphogenesis: from cell to tissue dynamics
Developmental Biology Seminar Series
Yohanns Bellaïche, Institut Curie, Paris, FranceBiffen Lecture Theatre, Genetics, Department of
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 12:30pmBlueprint: The DNA revolution and a lifespan approach to psychological traits
Mental Health Life Course Lecture Series
Professor Robert PlominCambridge Institute of Public Health Large Seminar Room (First Floor), Forvie Site, Robinson Way. CB2 0SR
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
Wed 13th Mar 12:30pmThe neural basis of time-extended semantic cognition: evidence from fMRI and TMS investigations
Wednesday Lunch Time Seminar Series
Francesca Branzi (MRC CBU, U. of Cambridge)Lecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, University of Cambridge, Chaucer Road
Thu 14th Mar 1:00pm"Visual processing differences in migraine, between attacks, and their links with environmental visual triggers. From the retina to cortex."
Craik Club
Dr Alex Shepherd, Department of Psychological Sciences, BirkbeckKenneth Craik Room, Craik-Marshall Building, Downing Site
Thu 14th Mar 3:30pmFar beyond the back of the brain
Chaucer Club
Peter Hagoort (Donders Institute for Brain, Cognition and Behaviour) Lecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, University of Cambridge, Chaucer Road
Fri 15th Mar 10:00amPractical Power Estimation for fMRI
Imagers Interest Group
Tom Nichols, University of OxfordLecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, 15 Chaucer Road, Cambridge
Thu 21st Mar 2:00pmTitle to be confirmed
Dementia Journal Club
Please volunteer!Sackler Lecture room, Level 7, Cambridge Institute for Medical Research, Wellcome Trust/MRC Building, CBC
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 11:00amTitle to be confirmed
Machine Learning @ CUED
David Sontag, MITEngineering Department, CBL Room BE-438.
Thu 28th Mar 12:00pmCalcium-mediated processes as a potential common denominator in motor neuron degeneration
Clinical Neurosciences Seminars
Roland Patai, Hungarian Academy of SciencesJames 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
Mon 1st Apr 12:30pmTowards a theory of functional MRS
Imagers Interest Group
Paul Mullins, Bangor UniversityLecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, 15 Chaucer Road, Cambridge
Thu 4th Apr 12:00pmDirect neuronal reprogramming of patient skin fibroblasts: a new approach to study idiopathic Parkinson's disease
Clinical Neurosciences Seminars
Janelle Drouin-Ouellet, University of MontrealTBC
Thu 4th Apr 12:30pmTitle to be confirmed
Department of Psychiatry & CPFT Thursday Lunchtime Seminar Series
Professor David Osborn, Department of Psychiatry, University College LondonSeminar Room, Herchel Smith Building, Forvie Site.
Thu 11th Apr 12:00pmTBC
Clinical Neurosciences Seminars
Aurora Gomez-Duran, University of CambridgeVGB
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.
Wed 24th Apr 1:00pmVisual selection in the mouse: behavioural and cortical mechanisms
Craik Club
Dr Jasper Poort, Department of Psychology, CambridgeKenneth Craik Room, Craik-Marshall Building, Downing Site
Mon 29th Apr 12:30pmTitle to be confirmed
Imagers Interest Group
Daniele Marinazzo, Ghent UniversityLecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, 15 Chaucer Road, Cambridge
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
Dr John Herrington, Assistant Professor of Psychology in Psychiatry, Perelman School of Medicine, University of PennsylvaniaLarge 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.
Thu 13th Jun 12:30pmTitle to be confirmed
Department of Psychiatry & CPFT Thursday Lunchtime Seminar Series
Dr Timothy Matthews, King's College LondonSeminar Room, Herchel Smith Building, Forvie Site.
Thu 20th Jun 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.
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