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CDB Seminars
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All Seminars are held in the Gavin De Beer Lecture Theatre, Anatomy Building, Thursday 1-2pm (unless otherwise stated)

All welcome.

Wednesday June 29th 

Dr Richard Poole, UCL CDB
Title: Many ways to make a neuron? Asymmetric embryonic lineages and post-embryonic glia-to-neuron transitions
Host: Prof Claudio Stern

JZ Young Lecture Theatre NB: Change of venue
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Thursday June 30th - JZ Young Lecture Theatre NB: Change of venue

Hyung Chul (Stern Lab) Different combinations of signal inputs for specific cellular events to establish          embryonic axis

Johanna Buchler (Salinas Lab) The Wnt co-receptor LRP6 and synapse regulation

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Prof Semir Zeki on BBC World Service 'The Forum'

17 January 2011

Have you ever wondered what happens to your neural pathways when a beautiful sunset makes you catch your breath? Or when you marvel at a portrait by a grand master?

Insights from one of the world’s leading pioneers in the new field of NeuroAesthetics. Professor Semir Zeki explains why he is convinced that art and aesthetic appreciation is a key function of the brain.

How do Semir’s ideas apply to other creative fields? Former US poet Laureate Charles Simic, takes us through the tortuous and creative process of trying to translate poetry.

And sound consultant, Julian Treasure, will be opening our ears to the noises that envelop us but which we’ve unlearnt how to hear.

The whole programme is available online at BBC World Service: The Forum

BBC World Service The Forum

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Illustration by Emily Kasriel. Grasping the unobtainable as we create, translate and listen to noise.

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