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Click on the links above to explore the research Themes that sit within the UCL Neuroscience Domain.

The UCL Neuroscience Domain brings together all UCL neuroscientists to make fundamental discoveries about brain function and behaviour, to train the next generation of scientists and clinicians, and to transform our ability to treat neurological and psychiatric disorders.


Events & Seminars

3 May, 2016Myotonic Dystrophy Type 2: an unrecognized disorder with more differences than similarities from Myotonic Dystrophy Type 1
3 May, 2016Update in neuromuscular disorders
4 May, 2016Dominant Gars mutations cause a developmental perturbation of sensory neuron identity in CMT2D mice
5 May, 2016Psychodynamic Neuroscience Research meeting: Attachment and mentalisation in emerging psychosis
5 May, 2016The emergence of a circuit model for addiction
6 May, 2016Brain meeting - A computational and neural model of momentary subjective well-being
6 May, 2016Parkin: Structure and Activation
9 May, 2016Brain rhythms in human communication
9 May, 2016Navigating peer review: a guide for Early Career Researchers
11 May, 2016Inflammation and Immunity in Schizophrenia and Depression: from mechanisms towards therapeutics
12 May, 2016Spatial neglect: attention, motivation and dopamine
12 May, 2016TMS-EEG in the exploration of cortical connectivity
12 May, 2016Wolfson Institute for Biomedical Research Seminar: Neurotransmitter effects on the birth and death of oligodendrocytes
13 May, 2016Brain meeting - Title tbc
16 May, 2016The 'power of the image': mental imagery abnormalities and treatment development in bipolar disorder
16 May, 2016Up Close and Policy: academics in conversation with policymakers
17 May, 2016Protein arginine methylation and the control of neural stem cell proliferation and differentiation
18 May, 2016Computational psychiatry: using models to help understand mental health disorders
19 May, 2016Contribution of thalamic pulvinar to cortical spatial representations and visuomotor decisions
23 May, 2016Developing novel approaches to treating cognitive impairment after traumatic brain injury
24 May, 2016Neuroscience Career Network: workshop on fellowship and grant interviews
25 May, 2016CDCN (Centre for Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience) Seminar Series: Network dysfunction after traumatic brain injury
25 May, 2016Experimental design, statistics and the 3Rs
25 May, 2016Two Photon Vision and Coherence Imaging in Ophthalmology
27 May, 2016Brain meeting - The role of the ventromedial prefrontal cortex in voluntary and automatic mental (time) travels
27 May, 2016Queen Square Symposium 2016
2 June, 2016A physiological role for alpha-synuclein
3 June, 2016Brain meeting - Alzheimer’s and the auditory scene
3 June, 2016Neural Plasticity Workshop: Insights from Deafness and Language
10 June, 2016Brain meeting - The future of fMRI in cognitive neuroscience
14 June, 2016Improving the outlook for motor neurone disease: the journey so far
15 June, 2016CDCN (Centre for Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience) Seminar Series: Dyslexia as a specific case of poor skill acquisition due to impaired statistical learning’
17 June, 2016Brain meeting - Title tbc
20 June, 2016Understanding the function of Protein-RNA interactions, and their dysfunction in disease
20 June, 2016Vocal emotional processing in typical and atypical populations
22 June, 2016UCLPartners introduction to quality improvement
24 June, 2016Conference: Global Mental Health
24 June, 2016UCL Neuroscience Symposium
30 June, 2016Treating patients with upper limb deficit: Integrating research into practice
6 July, 2016A journey through a hot day. thermoregulation of sleep in Drosophila melanogaster
6 July, 2016A journey through a hot day. Thermoregulation of sleep in Drosophila melanogaster
8 July, 2016Brain meeting - Title tbc
13 July, 2016UCL Division of Psychiatry seminar: title TBC
15 July, 2016Brain meeting - Title tbc
22 July, 2016Brain meeting - Title tbc
13 September, 2016Transcriptional profiling of early pathophysiological changes in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis
19 September, 2016Bone marrow gene therapy - extending its application to multi system disorders
11 October, 2016ALS Seminar: Professor Corinne Houart
17 October, 2016Using human stem cell models to understand motor neuron development and disease: creative destruction
20 October, 2016Intrinsic optical changes in mammalian nerve terminals (and dense core vesicles as calcium amplifiers)
15 November, 2016ALS Seminar: ALS and the corticospinal system
21 November, 2016New insights into rare muscle glycogen storage disorders

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