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
Mon 15th Oct 1:00pmCortical mechanisms underlying integration of local visual cues to form global representations
Craik Club
Dr Wei WangKenneth Craik Room, Craik-Marshall Building, Downing Site
Mon 15th Oct 4:00pmConsciousness
Graduate Programme in Cognitive and Brain Sciences
Tristan Bekinschtein (U. of Cambridge, Dept. of Psychology)South Pole Large Meeting Room, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, University of Cambridge, Chaucer Road
Mon 15th Oct 4:30pmAdrian Seminar - "Probing computations in neural circuits using single-neuron perturbations"
Adrian Seminars in Neuroscience
Chris Harvey, Harvard Medical SchoolThe Hodgkin Huxley Seminar Room, Department of Physiology Development and Neuroscience
Tue 16th Oct 4:00pmComputational Neuroscience Journal Club
Computational Neuroscience
Rodrigo Echeveste (CBL)Cambridge University Engineering Dept., Board Room (2nd floor, Baker building)
Wed 17th Oct 12:30pmWhat cognitive mechanisms underlie multi-target search organisation in children and adults?
Wednesday Lunch Time Seminar Series
Edwin Dalmaijer (MRC CBU) Lecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, University of Cambridge, Chaucer Road
Thu 18th Oct 11:00amThe General Linear Model and complex designs including Analysis of Covariance
Statistical Methods for Cognitive Psychologists
Peter Watson (MRC-CBU)Lecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, University of Cambridge, Chaucer Road
Thu 18th Oct 12:30pmDelusions and Three Myths of Irrational Belief
Department of Psychiatry & CPFT Thursday Lunchtime Seminar Series
Professor Lisa Bortolotti, Professor of Philosophy, University of BirminghamSeminar Room, Herchel Smith Building, Forvie Site.
Thu 18th Oct 3:30pmProcessing Multi-Constituent Units during Reading: Non-alphabetic languages, word segmentation, and serialism and parallelism in oculomotor control
Chaucer Club
Simon Liversedge (University of Central Lancashire)Lecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, University of Cambridge, Chaucer Road
Thu 18th Oct 4:00pmOptimal Design for Item Response Theory Models
Cambridge Psychometrics Centre Seminars
Professor Heinz Holling, University of Muenster, GermanyRoom W4.05, Cambridge Judge Business School, Trumpington Street
Fri 19th Oct 1:15pmUsing Drosophila to understand mitochondrial biology and mechanisms of neurodegeneration
Developmental Biology Seminar Series
Alex Whitworth, MRC Mitochondrial Biology Unit, CambridgeBiffen Lecture Theatre, Genetics, Department of
Mon 22nd Oct 4:00pmHuman cognitive neuroscience and how it is taught
Graduate Programme in Cognitive and Brain Sciences
Olaf Hauk (U. of Cambridge, MRC CBU)Lecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, University of Cambridge, Chaucer Road
Mon 22nd Oct 4:30pmAdrian Seminar Series - ANNUAL LECTURE - "Transforming thought into action using bidirectional brain-machine interfaces
Adrian Seminars in Neuroscience
Richard Andersen, California Institute of TechnologyThe Physiology Lecture Theatre, Department of Physiology, Development and Neuroscience
Wed 24th Oct 10:30amA real-life gift? The practical application of increased perceptual capacity in autism.
ARClub Talks
Dr Anna Remington, Director, Centre for Research in Autism and Education (CRAE) UCL Institute of Education, University College LondonLarge Meeting Room (groundfloor), Douglas House, 18B, Trumpington Road
Wed 24th Oct 12:30pmStatistical methods for the study of heterogeneity in cognitive decline: applications to French and UK cohorts
Wednesday Lunch Time Seminar Series
Anaïs Rouanet (MRC Biostatistics Unit) Lecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, University of Cambridge, Chaucer Road
Thu 25th Oct 11:00amCategorical Data Analysis
Statistical Methods for Cognitive Psychologists
Peter Watson (MRC-CBU)Lecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, University of Cambridge, Chaucer Road
Thu 25th Oct 12:00pmEngineered neural networks as self-organised computational substrates in the healthy and lesioned CNS
Clinical Neurosciences Seminars
Ioanna Sandvig - Norwegian University of Science and TechnologyJames Fawcett Seminar Room, van Geest Building
Thu 25th Oct 3:30pmInterference and memory capacity limitations
Chaucer Club
Ansgar Endress (City University)Lecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, University of Cambridge, Chaucer Road
Fri 26th Oct 1:15pmConstructing the mammalian embryo in vitro: from single stem cells to gastrulation
Developmental Biology Seminar Series
Berna Sozen, Dept. of Physiology, Development and Neuroscience, University of CambridgeBiffen Lecture Theatre, Genetics, Department of
Fri 26th Oct 4:30pmCortical tracking of natural and artificial sequences
Zangwill Club
Professor Lucia Melloni, Department of Neurology, NYU School of Medicine, US; Department of Neuroscience, Max Planck Institute for Empirical Aesthetics, Frankfurt, GermanyGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology
Mon 29th Oct 4:00pmMechanisms of forgetting
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
Mon 29th Oct 4:30pmAdrian Seminar - "Probing the molecular basis of extreme physiology using African mole-rats"
Adrian Seminars in Neuroscience
Gary Lewin, Max Delbruck Centre for Molecular Medicine, BerlinThe Hodgkin Huxley Seminar Room, Department of Physiology Development and Neuroscience
Wed 31st Oct 12:30pmMechanisms of object recognition in humans, primates and deep neuronal networks
Wednesday Lunch Time Seminar Series
Kamila Jozwik (Dept of Psychology, University of Cambridge) Lecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, University of Cambridge, Chaucer Road
November
Thu 1st Nov 12:30pmTitle to be confirmed
Department of Psychiatry & CPFT Thursday Lunchtime Seminar Series
Dr Sameer Jauhar, Senior Research Fellow, King's College, LondonSeminar Room, Herchel Smith Building, Forvie Site.
Fri 2nd Nov 1:15pmTime to wake up: Regulation of Neural Stem Cell Quiescence and Reactivation
Developmental Biology Seminar Series
Andrea Brand, The Gurdon Institute, University of CambridgeBiffen Lecture Theatre, Genetics, Department of
Fri 2nd Nov 4:30pmSleep for Systems Consolidation
Zangwill Club
Dr Lisa Genzel, Assistant Professor, The Branco Weiss Fellowship – Society in Science Donders Centre for Neuroscience, The NetherlandsGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology
Mon 5th Nov 4:00pmEmotion
Graduate Programme in Cognitive and Brain Sciences
Caitlin Hitchcock (U. of Cambridge, MRC CBU)Lecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, University of Cambridge, Chaucer Road
Wed 7th Nov 12:30pmImproving speech perception with cochlear implants by optimizing the electrode-to-neuron interface and by using machine learning to reduce background noise
Wednesday Lunch Time Seminar Series
Tobias Goehring (MRC CBU) Lecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, University of Cambridge, Chaucer Road
Thu 8th Nov 11:00amANOVA of balanced multi-factorial designs: between subject designs, and single subject studies
Statistical Methods for Cognitive Psychologists
Peter Watson (MRC-CBU)Lecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, University of Cambridge, Chaucer Road
Thu 8th Nov 3:30pmCognition in corvids and kids
Chaucer Club
Nicky Clayton (Dept of Psychology, U. of Cambridge)Lecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, University of Cambridge, Chaucer Road
Fri 9th Nov 1:15pmPolarized endosome dynamics during asymmetric cell division
Developmental Biology Seminar Series
Emmanuel Derivery, MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology, CambridgeBiffen Lecture Theatre, Genetics, Department of
Fri 9th Nov 4:30pmSocial timing in autism spectrum disorders
Zangwill Club
Dr Christine Falter-Wagner, Department of Psychiatry, LMU MunichGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology
Mon 12th Nov 4:00pmFunctional MRI: physics and physiology
Graduate Programme in Cognitive and Brain Sciences
Marta Correia & Daniel Mitchell (U. of Cambridge, MRC CBU)Lecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, University of Cambridge, Chaucer Road
Mon 12th Nov 4:30pmAdrian Seminar - "The neuromodulatory connectome: wired and wireless networks"
Adrian Seminars in Neuroscience
William Schaefer, MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology, CambridgeThe Hodgkin Huxley Seminar Room, Department of Physiology Development and Neuroscience
Wed 14th Nov 12:30pmFocused attention in the frontal and parietal cortex: Task episodes, variable binding and cognitive load
Wednesday Lunch Time Seminar Series
John Duncan (MRC CBU) Lecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, University of Cambridge, Chaucer Road
Thu 15th Nov 11:00amRepeated Measures and Mixed Model ANOVA
Statistical Methods for Cognitive Psychologists
Peter Watson (MRC-CBU)Lecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, University of Cambridge, Chaucer Road
Thu 15th Nov 12:00pmTBC
Clinical Neurosciences Seminars
Claire Harwell, University of CambridgeJames Fawcett Seminar Room, van Geest Building
Thu 15th Nov 12:30pmTitle to be confirmed
Department of Psychiatry & CPFT Thursday Lunchtime Seminar Series
Professor Anthony Cleare, Professor of Psychopharmacology and Affective Disorders, King's College, LondonSeminar Room, Herchel Smith Building, Forvie Site.
Thu 15th Nov 3:30pmDynamic network reconstruction of human decision making and learning via EEG-fMRI fusion
Chaucer Club
Marios Philiastides (University of Glasgow)Lecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, University of Cambridge, Chaucer Road
Fri 16th Nov 1:15pmEscape from pluripotency
Developmental Biology Seminar Series
Austin Smith, Stem Cell Institute, University of CambridgeBiffen Lecture Theatre, Genetics, Department of
Fri 16th Nov 4:30pmMaking sense of time in the Human mind
Zangwill Club
Professor Virginie van Wassenhove, Cognitive Neuroimaging Unit, CEA DRF/Joliot, INSERM, Université Paris-Sud, Université Paris-Saclay, NeuroSpin center, 91191 Gif/Yvette, France Ground Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology
Mon 19th Nov 4:00pmHow to give good talks
Graduate Programme in Cognitive and Brain Sciences
Tom Manly (U. of Cambridge, MRC CBU)Nick Mackintosh Seminar Room, Department of Psychology, Downing Site, Cambridge
Mon 19th Nov 4:30pmAdrian Seminar - "Circuit principles of memory-based behaviour choice"
Adrian Seminars in Neuroscience
Marta Zlatic, Department of Zoology, University of CambridgeThe Hodgkin Huxley Seminar Room, Department of Physiology Development and Neuroscience
Wed 21st Nov 12:30pmFractionating the human frontoparietal cortex: Combining meta-analytic and real-time optimization approaches
Wednesday Lunch Time Seminar Series
Romy Lorenz (Max Planck Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences, MRC CBU)Lecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, University of Cambridge, Chaucer Road
Thu 22nd Nov 11:00amPost-hoc tests, multiple comparisons, contrasts and handling interactions
Statistical Methods for Cognitive Psychologists
Peter Watson (MRC-CBU)Lecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, University of Cambridge, Chaucer Road
Thu 22nd Nov 12:00pmFriends become Enemies: DNA Repair and Autophagy Converge to Promote Neurodegeneration
Clinical Neurosciences Seminars
Sherif El-Khamisy - University of SheffieldClifford Allbutt Lecture Theatre, Clifford Allbutt Building
Thu 22nd Nov 3:30pmA Bayesian approach to internal models
Chaucer Club
Mate Lengyel (Dept of Engineering, U. of Cambridge)Lecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, University of Cambridge, Chaucer Road
Fri 23rd Nov 1:15pmEpigenetic reprogramming in the mouse germ line: what have we learnt?
Developmental Biology Seminar Series
Petra Hajkova, MRC London Institute of Medical SciencesBiffen Lecture Theatre, Genetics, Department of
Fri 23rd Nov 4:30pmStudying the functions of consciousness: what we know and what we want to know
Zangwill Club
Dr Liad Mudrik, Tel Aviv University, IsraelGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology
Mon 26th Nov 4:00pmConnecting behavioural and neural levels of analysis
Graduate Programme in Cognitive and Brain Sciences
Rogier Kievit (U. of Cambridge, MRC CBU)Nick Mackintosh Seminar Room, Department of Psychology, Downing Site, Cambridge
Mon 26th Nov 4:30pmAdrian Seminar - "Plasticity in neural networks"
Adrian Seminars in Neuroscience
Claudia Clopath, Imperial College LondonThe Hodgkin Huxley Seminar Room, Department of Physiology Development and Neuroscience
Wed 28th Nov 10:30amAtypical neurogenesis and E/I precursor imbalance in autism iPSCs
ARClub Talks
Dr Dwaipayan Adhya, Postdoctoral Research Scientist Autism Research Centre, University of Cambridge, Visiting Scientist, Department of Basic and Clinical Neuroscience, King's College, London Large Meeting Room (groundfloor), Douglas House, 18B, Trumpington Road
Wed 28th Nov 12:30pmEpigenetics, inheritance and adaptation within the family environment
Wednesday Lunch Time Seminar Series
Rahia Mashoodh (Dept of Zoology, University of Cambridge) Lecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, University of Cambridge, Chaucer Road
Thu 29th Nov 11:00amPower analysis
Statistical Methods for Cognitive Psychologists
Peter Watson (MRC-CBU)Lecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, University of Cambridge, Chaucer Road
Thu 29th Nov 12:00pmTBC
Clinical Neurosciences Seminars
Jose Gomez-SanchezJames Fawcett Seminar Room, van Geest Building
Thu 29th Nov 12:30pmTitle to be confirmed
Department of Psychiatry & CPFT Thursday Lunchtime Seminar Series
Dr Julieta Galante, Department of Psychiatry, University of CambridgeSeminar Room, Herchel Smith Building, Forvie Site.
Thu 29th Nov 3:30pmBrain mechanisms of flexible cognitive control
Chaucer Club
Alexandra Woolgar (MRC CBU, U. of Cambridge)Lecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, University of Cambridge, Chaucer Road
December
Wed 5th Dec 2:00pmTitle to be confirmed
ARClub Talks
Dr Teresa Tavassoli, Lecturer in Psychology, University of ReadingLarge Meeting Room (groundfloor), Douglas House, 18B, Trumpington Road
Thu 6th Dec 11:00amLatent variable models: factor analysis and all that
Statistical Methods for Cognitive Psychologists
Peter Watson (MRC-CBU)Lecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, University of Cambridge, Chaucer Road
Thu 6th Dec 12:30pmTitle to be confirmed
Department of Psychiatry & CPFT Thursday Lunchtime Seminar Series
Professor Andrea Cipriani, Associate Professor, Department of Psychiatry, University of Oxford; Associate Director, Research and Development Department, Oxford Health NHS Foundation TrustSeminar Room, Herchel Smith Building, Forvie Site.
Tue 11th Dec 1:00pm"Mosaic Stimuli in Research on Luminance and Color Vision"
Craik Club
Professor Givago Souza, University of Belém, BrazilKenneth Craik Room, Craik-Marshall Building, Downing Site
Thu 13th Dec 12:00pmTBC
Clinical Neurosciences Seminars
Vittoria Bocchi - University of MilanJames Fawcett Seminar Room, van Geest Building
Thu 13th Dec 12:30pmTitle to be confirmed
Department of Psychiatry & CPFT Thursday Lunchtime Seminar Series
Dr John Perry, Co-leader, Growth and Development Programme, MRC Epidemiology UnitSeminar Room, Herchel Smith Building, Forvie Site.
Fri 14th Dec 1:00pmTitle to be confirmed
Clinical Neurosciences Seminars
Zhai, Grace R. University of MiamiJames Fawcett Seminar Room, van Geest Building
January
Thu 10th Jan 12:00pmTBC
Clinical Neurosciences Seminars
Keith Martin, University of CambridgeTBC
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 12:30pmTitle to be confirmed
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 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.
Wed 30th Jan 10:30amTitle to be confirmed
ARClub Talks
Speaker to be confirmedLarge Meeting Room (groundfloor), Douglas House, 18B, Trumpington Road
February
Wed 13th Feb 10:30amTitle to be confirmed
ARClub Talks
Speaker to be confirmedLarge Meeting Room (groundfloor), Douglas House, 18B, Trumpington Road
Wed 27th Feb 10:30amTitle to be confirmed
ARClub Talks
Speaker to be confirmedLarge Meeting Room (groundfloor), Douglas House, 18B, Trumpington Road
March
Wed 13th 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
Wed 27th Mar 10:30amTitle to be confirmed
ARClub Talks
Speaker to be confirmedLarge Meeting Room (groundfloor), Douglas House, 18B, Trumpington Road
May
Wed 15th May 10:30amTitle to be confirmed
ARClub Talks
Speaker to be confirmedLarge Meeting Room (groundfloor), Douglas House, 18B, Trumpington Road
Wed 29th May 10:30amTitle to be confirmed
ARClub Talks
Speaker to be confirmedLarge Meeting Room (groundfloor), Douglas House, 18B, Trumpington Road
June
Wed 12th Jun 10:30amTitle to be confirmed
ARClub Talks
Speaker to be confirmedLarge Meeting Room (groundfloor), Douglas House, 18B, Trumpington Road
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