Neuroscience

Neuroscience Events

28 November, 2014 - Brain Meeting: Mapping the multiple neural paths to mastery: plasticity and constraint in the development of expert musical and language skills

Time: 16:15:00 - 17:15:00

Speaker information: Fred Dick.

Location: 4th Floor Seminar Room, Wellcome Trust Centre for Neuroimaging, 12 Queen Square, London, WC1N 3BG

Contact: Ana Sanjuán Tomás

Email: anatsanjuan@gmail.com

Phone: Please email

28 November, 2014 - Ear Institute Seminar Series: Towards new methods to probe auditory nerve firing

Time: 13:00:00 - 14:00:00

Speaker information: Jerome Bourien, Montpellier. Host: Ear Institute.

Location: Seminar Room, UCL Ear Institute, , 332 Gray’s Inn Road, London, WC1X 8EE

Contact: Roland Schaette

Email: r.schaette@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: Please email

27 November, 2014 - Genetic Approaches to Study the Neurobiology of Learning and Memory

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This two day meeting from the Genetics Society will bring together leading researchers from across the globe to discuss the latest uses of genetic approaches to investigate the neurobiology of learning and memory. Talks and posters will highlight conservation of mechanisms spanning humans, rodents and insects. Additional talks by junior investigators will be selected from submitted abstracts. Poster sessions will also be a part of the meeting.

Location: The Royal Society, 6-9 Carlton House Terrace, London,

Contact: Genetics Society

Email: TheTeam@genetics.org.uk

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28 November, 2014 - UCL School of Pharmacy seminar programme: Circadian time-keeping: genes, cells and suprachiasmatic circuits

Time: 12:30:00 - 13:30:00

Speaker information: Dr Michael Hastings, University of Cambridge. Host: UCL School of Pharmacy.

Location: Room M2, UCL School of Pharmacy, 29-39 Brunswick Square, London , WC1N 1AX

Contact: Audrey Mercer

Email: a.mercer@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: Please email

1 December, 2014 - Inflammatory neuropathy

Time: 17:30:00 - 18:30:00

Speaker information: Professor Hugh Willison, University of Glasgow. Host: MRC Centre Seminar Series 2014.

Location: Lecture Theatre, , 33 Queen Square, London,

Contact: Christine Oldfield

Email: christine.oldfield@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: Please email

1 December, 2014 - Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience Seminar: Perception of spatiotemporal structures of visual motion

Time: 16:00:00 - 17:00:00

Speaker Information: Shin’ya Nishida, NTT Basic Research Laboratories, Japan. Host: Patrick Haggard

Location: Basement seminar room (B10), Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience, Alexandra House,, 17 Queen Square , London,

Contact: Rosalyn Lawrence

Email: rosalyn.lawrence@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: Please email

2 December, 2014 - Experimental Psychology Seminar Series: Studies of attention over the lifespan

Time: 16:00:00 - 17:00:00

Speaker information: Dr Harriet Allen, University of Nottingham. Host: Sam Schwarzkopf.

Location: ROOM 305, , 26 BEDFORD WAY, London,

Contact: Antonietta Esposito

Email: a.esposito@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: Please email

2 December, 2014 - Institute of Movement Neuroscience Seminar Series: Title TBC

Time: 16:15:00 - 17:15:00

Speaker information: Dr Hiroaki Gomi (NTT Communication Science Laboratories, Japan). Host: Patrick Haggard.

Location: Basement Seminar (B10), Institute Cognitive Neuroscience, 17 Queen Square, London,

Contact: Deborah Hadley

Email: d.hadley@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: Please email

5 December, 2014 - Brain Meeting: Title TBC

Time: 16:15:00 - 17:15:00

Speaker information: Nathaniel Daw

Location: 4th Floor Seminar Room, , Wellcome Trust Centre for Neuroimaging 12 Queen Square , London, WC1N 3BG

Contact: Samira Kazan

Email: samira.kazan@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: Please email

8 December, 2014 - BRC Neuroscience Programme Annual Meeting

Time: 15:00:00 - 17:00:00

The BRC Neuroscience programme Annual Meeting is an opportunity for you to hear more about the progress the BRC has been making, the impact it is having in developing infrastructure for experimental neurology research and the BRC’s future strategy.

Location: Basement Lecture Theatre, , 33 Queen Square, London, WC1N 3BG

Contact: Daniel Herron

Email: daniel.herron@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: Please email

8 December, 2014 - Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience Seminar: Neurobiology of moral decision-making

Time: 16:00:00 - 17:00:00

Speaker information: Molly Crockett, Institute of Neurology, UCL. Host: Jon Roiser.

Location: Basement seminar room (B10), ICN, Alexandra House, 17 Queen Square, London,

Contact: Rosalyn Lawrence

Email: rosalyn.lawrence@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: 020 7679 1164

9 December, 2014 - ALS Seminar Series: C9ORF72 in frontotemporal dementia and amyotrophic lateral sclerosis

Time: 12:00:00 - 13:00:00

Speaker information: Adrian Isaacs, Dept of Neurodegenerative Disease, UCL IoN. Host: Anny Devoy

Location: 2nd Floor Seminar Room, UCL Institute of Neurology, Queen Square House, Queen Square, London,

Contact: Debbie Hadley

Email: d.hadley@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: Please email

9 December, 2014 - Dementia, Delirium and Depression: old age psychiatry for general hospital specialists and GPs

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The conference will provide a comprehensive update on dementia, delirium and depression, addressing the diagnostic dilemmas and challenges of managing these conditions in older persons in primary care and general hospital settings. It promises to be a highly relevant two days for GPs, consultants, specialist and core trainees, SASG doctors and clinical practitioners. Delegates will benefit from a great line up of speakers, informative sessions, networking opportunities and CPD points. Confirmed guest speakers include: • Professor George Tadros – Professor and Consultant in Old Age Liaison Psychiatry, lead for the RAID model • Barbara Hodkinson – founder and co-ordinator of The Butterfly Scheme • Kate O’Neill – Operations Director, Alzheimer’s Society • Dr Corinna Midgley – Medical Director, St. Francis Hospice

Location: Conference Centre, The British Library, 96 Euston Road , London, NW1 2DB

Contact: Laura Parker

Email: laura.parker@nelft.nhs.uk

Phone: Please email

9 December, 2014 - Neuroscience Careers Network: Alternative Careers Talk

Time: 16:00:00 - 17:00:00

Speaker information: Dr Sally Bannan - Patent attorney from GE healthcare; Dr Laura Phipps - Science Communications Manager from Alzheimer's Research UK

Location: Lecture Theatre, , 33 Queen Square , London,

Contact: Tammaryn Lashley

Email: t.lashley@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: Please email

9 December, 2014 - Parliamentary and Scientific Committee Event: Dementia – discussion meeting

Time: 17:30:00 - 20:00:00

Speaker information: Professor Martin Knapp, London School of Economics; Professor Alistair Burns, University of Manchester; Dr Simon Ridley, Head of Research, Alzheimer’s Research UK The meeting will be followed by informal drinks on the landing in 1 Parliament Street and then by a discussion dinner for about 25 in Bellamy’s. Please let Annabel Lloyd (annabel.lloyd@parliament.uk) know if you would be interested in joining the chairman of the committee and other members for further discussion over dinner. Those taking part are asked to to make a contribution of £40 towards the cost. For more details: http://www.scienceinparliament.org.uk/next-meeting/ (password psc2005)

Location: 1 Parliament Street, , London , SW1A 2LZ

Contact: Annabel Lloyd

Email: annabel.lloyd@parliament.uk

Phone: Please email

11 December, 2014 - Imaging Lecture Series: Spectral Imaging of the Retina

Time: 13:00:00 - 14:00:00

Speaker information: Prof. Andrew McNaught, Gloucestershire NHS Foundation Trust. Host: Institute of Ophthalmology - Department of Visual Neuroscience

Location: Lecture Theatre, Institute Of Ophthalmology, 11-43 Bath Street, London, EC1V 9EL

Contact: Chris Dainty

Email:

Phone: Please email

11 December, 2014 - Institute of Movement Neuroscience Seminar Series: Cortical circuits for purposeful hand actions

Time: 16:15:00 - 17:15:00

Speaker information: Professor Giuseppe Luppino (University of Parma, Italy). Host: Sasha Kraskov.

Location: 4th Floor Seminar Room, FIL, 12 Queen Square, London,

Contact: Deborah Hadley

Email: d.hadley@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: Please email

11 December, 2014 - The RATULS robot trial for upper limb dysfunction after stroke

Time: 17:15:00 - 18:00:00

Speaker information: Speaker: Professor Duncan Turner. Host: CNR@UCLP Seminar Series.

Location: Lecture Theatre, , 33 Queen Square, London, WC1N 3BG

Contact: CNR@UCLP Seminar Series

Email: cnr@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: Please email

12 December, 2014 - Brain Meeting: Resources and dynamics in model-reasoning

Time: 16:15:00 - 17:15:00

Speaker information: Zeb Kurth-Nelson

Location: 4th Floor Seminar Room, , Wellcome Trust Centre for Neuroimaging 12 Queen Square , London, WC1N 3BG

Contact: Ana Sanjuan

Email: anatsanjuan@gmail.com

Phone: Please email

12 December, 2014 - Ear Institute Seminar Series: Title TBC

Time: 13:00:00 - 14:00:00

Speaker information: Rick Cousins. Host: GSK/UCL Ear Institute.

Location: Seminar Room, UCL Ear Institute, 332 Grays Inn Road, London, WC1X 8EE

Contact: Dr Roland Schaette

Email: r.schaette@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: Please email

12 December, 2014 - Institute of Movement Neuroscience Seminar Series: Comparative neuroprimatology as grounding for studying evolution of the language-ready brain

Time: 13:00:00 - 14:00:00

Speaker information: Professor Michael Arbib (University of Southern California, USA). Host: Sasha Kraskov.

Location: 4th Floor Seminar Room, FIL, 12 Queen Square, London,

Contact: Deborah Hadley

Email: d.hadley@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: Please email

12 December, 2014 - UCL School of Pharmacy seminar programme: Searching for disease mechanisms in psychiatry through study of a causal chromosomal translocation

Time: 12:30:00 -

Speaker information: Dr Kirsty Millar, Centre for Genomic and experimental medicine, University of Edinburgh. Host: UCL School of Pharmacy.

Location: Room M2, UCL School of Pharmacy, 29-39 Brunswick Square, London, WC1N 1AX

Contact: Audrey Mercer

Email: a.mercer@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: Please email

15 December, 2014 - BNA Christmas symposium – What drugs could Santa take?

Time: 12:00:00 - 18:00:00

Once again, the BNA has teamed up with the Sainsbury Wellcome Centre at UCL to present this year’s annual symposium. Each year, the BNA awards an undergraduate (£250) and a postgraduate (£500) prize to student BNA members. Speaker information: Professor Sophie Scott, UCL; Dr Sridhar Vasudevan, University of Oxford; Dr Sarah King, University of Sussex; Dr Ben Sessa, University of Cardiff Keynote lecture: Professor Trevor Robbins, University of Cambridge, winner of the Brain Prize 2014 A reception will follow the talks. Attendance is free for BNA members and it's only £12.00 for undergrads and £24.00 for postgrads to join the BNA.

Location: Darwin Lecture Theatre, UCL, Malet Place, London, WC1E 7JE

Contact: Louise Tratt

Email: office@bna.org.uk

Phone: Please email

9 January, 2015 - [Ich-dncu] Developmental Neurosciences Seminar Series

Time: 13:00:00 - 15:00:00

Speakers TBC

Location: Leolin Price Lecture Theatre, Institute of Child Health, 30 Guilford Street, London,

Contact: Janet Nicholas

Email: janet.nicholas@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: Please email

13 January, 2015 - ALS Seminar Series: Dysregulation of RNA processing in motor neuron disease

Time: 12:00:00 - 13:00:00

Speaker information: Michael Sendtner, Institute for Clinical Neurobiology, University of Wuerzburg. Host: Pietro Fratta.

Location: 2nd Floor Seminar Room, UCL Institute of Neurology, Queen Square House, Queen Square, London,

Contact: Debbie Hadley

Email: d.hadley@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: Please email

14 January, 2015 - Venture research and other adventures: are we getting the most out of UK research?

Time: 18:00:00 - 20:30:00

A panel discussion hosted by UCL Public Policy and chaired by Professor Graeme Reid, Professor of Science and Research Policy, UCL This event will explore how creativity and innovation in research can best be supported, with perspectives from academics, venture researchers, and research funders. It will consider the current research landscape and the role of different actors within it, as well as possibilities for new ways of promoting research creativity.

Location: Ambrose Fleming Lecture Theatre, Roberts Building, Malet Place, London, WC1E 7JE

Contact: Sarah Chaytor

Email: s.chaytor@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: +44 (0)20 8679 8584

16 January, 2015 - UCL School of Pharmacy seminar programme: Integrative pharmacology- 5HT and central autonomic regulation.

Time: 12:30:00 - 13:30:00

Speaker information: Prof Andy Ramage, UCL Neuroscience, Physiology, Pharmacology. Host: UCL School of Pharmacy.

Location: Room TBC, UCL School of Pharmacy, 29-39 Brunswick Square, London , WC1N 1AX

Contact: Audrey Mercer

Email: a.mercer@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: Please email

23 January, 2015 - Ear Institute Seminar Series: Title TBC

Time: 13:00:00 - 14:00:00

Speaker information: Vicky Bajo, Oxford. Host: UCL Ear Institute.

Location: Seminar Room, UCL Ear Institute, 332 Gray’s Inn Road , London , WC1X 8EE

Contact: Dr Roland Schaette

Email: r.schaette@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: Please email

30 January, 2015 - UCL School of Pharmacy seminar programme: Title TBC

Time: 12:30:00 - 13:30:00

Speaker information: Dr Simon Waddington, Gene transfer technology, UCL Institute for Women's Health. Host: UCL School of Pharmacy.

Location: Room M3, UCL School of Pharmacy, 29-39 Brunswick Square, London , WC1N 1AX

Contact: Audrey Mercer

Email: a.mercer@ucl.ac.uk

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13 February, 2015 - Ear Institute Seminar Series: Title TBC

Time: 13:00:00 - 14:00:00

Speaker information: Daniel Robert, Bristol. Host: UCL Ear Institute.

Location: Seminar Room, UCL Ear Institute, 332 Grays Inn Road, London, WC1X 8EE

Contact: Dr Roland Schaette

Email: r.schaette@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: Please email

17 February, 2015 - ALS Seminar Series: Mitochondrial dysfunction associated with neurodegenerative disease

Time: 12:00:00 - 13:00:00

Speaker information: Helene Plun-Favreau, Dept of Molecular Neuroscience, UCL IoN. Host: Pietro Fratta.

Location: 2nd Floor Seminar Room, UCL Institute of Neurology, Queen Square House, Queen Square, London,

Contact: Debbie Hadley

Email: d.hadley@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: Please email

27 February, 2015 - UCL School of Pharmacy seminar programme: Talk Title TBC

Time: 12:30:00 - 13:30:00

Speaker information: Prof Troy Margrie - UCL Neuroscience, Physiology & Pharmacology. Host: UCL School of Pharmacy.

Location: Room 228 , UCL School of Pharmacy, 29-39 Brunswick Square, London , WC1N 1AX

Contact: Audrey Mercer

Email: a.mercer@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: Please email

6 March, 2015 - Ear Institute Seminar Series: Title TBC

Time: 13:00:00 - 14:00:00

Speaker information: Torsten Dau, Copenhagen. Host: UCL Ear Institute.

Location: Seminar Room, UCL Ear Institute, 332 Grays Inn Road, London, WC1X 8EE

Contact: Dr Roland Schaette

Email: r.schaette@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: Please email

10 March, 2015 - ALS Seminar Series: Common and distinct roles of mutant TDP-43 and Fus/TLS in motor neuron disease

Time: 12:00:00 - 13:00:00

Speaker information: Majid Hafezparast, University of Sussex. Host: Bernadett Kalmar.

Location: 2nd Floor Seminar Room, UCL Institute of Neurology, Queen Square House, Queen Square , London,

Contact: Debbie Hadley

Email: d.hadley@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: Please email

20 March, 2015 - The International Association for the Study of Affective Touch: Inaugural Congress

Time: 13:00:00 - 14:00:00

Speaker information: Emmanuel Bourinet, France; Carissa Cascio, USA; Chris Dijkerman, Netherlands; Robin Dunbar, UK; Katerina Fotopoulou, UK; Donna Lloyd, UK; Sarah Lloyd-Fox, UK; Francis Mcglone , UK; Michael Meaney, Canada; India Morrison, Sweden; Håkan Olausson, Sweden; Martin Paulus, USA; Charles Spence, UK; Sophia Vrontou, USA; Special Guest: Camila Batmanghelidjh, Kids Company, UK. Abstracts are invited for empirical research presentations and posters by 21 December 2014. The conference aims to focus on studies on affective touch, but presentations on closely related topics, such as for example pain, are also welcome. For more info and to register: www.neuropsa.org.uk

Location: , 33 Queen Square , London , WC1N 3BG

Contact: Paula Barkay

Email: affectivetouch@gmail.com

Phone: Please email

27 March, 2015 - UCL School of Pharmacy seminar programme: Mechanisms of postsynaptic plasticity at GABAergic synapse.

Time: 12:30:00 - 13:30:00

Speaker information: Dr Shiva Tyagarajan, Institute of Pharmacology and Toxicology, University of Zurich. Host: UCL School of Pharmacy.

Location: Room M3, UCL School of Pharmacy, 29-39 Brunswick Square, London , WC1N 1AX

Contact: Audrey Mercer

Email: a.mercer@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: Please email

14 April, 2015 - [Ich-dncu] Developmental Neurosciences Seminar Series

Time: 10:00:00 - 12:00:00

Speakers TBC

Location: Leolin Price Lecture Theatre, Institute of Child Health, 30 Guilford Street, London,

Contact: Janet Nicholas

Email: janet.nicholas@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: Please email

5 May, 2015 - Update in Neuromuscular Disorders

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This clinical course concentrates on childhood and adult neuromuscular disorders with an emphasis on clinical cases, natural history and management. This 4 day course is designed for specialists with an interest in neuromuscular disease; the first two days concentrating on paediatric neuromuscular disorders and the latter two days on adult neuromuscular disorders. Course organisers: Professor Francesco Muntoni and Dr Adnan Manzur, UCL Institute of Child Health and Great Ormond Street Hospital; Professor Mary Reilly and Professor Michael Hanna, MRC Centre for Neuromuscular Diseases, UCL Institute of Neurology and UCLH Hospitals Foundation Trust.

Location: Clinical Neuroscience Lecture Theatre, Lower Ground, , 33 Queen Square, London , WC1N 3BG

Contact: Jacky Molyneaux

Email: j.molyneaux@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: Please email