Neuroscience Events

6 March, 2015 - Ear Institute Seminar Series: Prior information effects on sensing elapsed time to target

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

Speaker information: Alessandro Tavano, Leipzig. 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

6 March, 2015 - Farr Short Courses: Phenotyping Linked Primary and Secondary Care EHR Data

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Primary and Secondary care records are increasingly being linked for use in research. These data, however are collected as part of routine care or for administrative purposes and a significant amount of work is required to build robust and accurate definitions of clinical concepts that can used to identify cases for further study. Through this practical course, you will become familiar with two contemporary primary and secondary data sources (CPRD and HES), learn what types of EHR data are collected and the different ways in which data are recorded. By the end, you will understand how to combine linked EHR data sources to define disease cases. Part of 'Harnessing Electronic Health Records for Research', a unique programme of 13 inter-related short courses in the rapidly developing field of electronic health records research.

Location: The Farr Institute London , 222 Euston Road, London , NW1 2DA

Contact: Farr Short Courses

Email: farr-short-courses@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: Please email

9 March, 2015 - A scientific portrait of old age

Time: 15:30:00 - 17:00:00

Join us for an afternoon of conversation on what science can tell us about why we age, the factors that influence our lifespan, and how the demographic changes that come with longevity will transform society. With 2009 Nobel Laureate Professor Elizabeth Blackburn (University of California, San Francisco), Baroness Sally Greengross (President, International Longevity Centre-UK) and Professor Sophie Scott, (Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience, University College London). Event 15:30 – 17:00 Reception 17:00 – 18:00

Location: Henry Wellcome Auditorium, Wellcome Collection, 183 Euston Road, London, NW1 2BE

Contact: Aarathi Prasad

Email: a.prasad@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: +44 (0)75071 95665

9 March, 2015 - Farr Short Courses - National Registries: from Audit to Research

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The national cardiovascular registries held by the National Institute for Cardiovascular Outcomes Research (NICOR) are a resource without parallel anywhere else in the world. This one day course will explore the value of this data for research into cardiovascular outcomes at national, hospital and individual practitioner level. It will explore how linking registries with other datasets enriches and extends resource with huge potential for low cost high volume clinical trials. The course will be of interest to academics and clinicians using national audit data for research, students of epidemiology, computer science or public health and anyone with an interest in electronic health records or big data. Confirmed Speakers: Professor Harry Hemingway, UCL. Part of 'Harnessing Electronic Health Records for Research', a unique programme of 13 inter-related short courses in the rapidly developing field of electronic health records research.

Location: The Farr Institute London , 222 Euston Road, London , NW1 2DA

Contact: Farr Short Courses

Email: farr-short-courses@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: Please email

9 March, 2015 - Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience Seminar: Competition and cooperation in social interactions

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

Speaker information: Erin Heerey, School of Psychology, Bangor University. Host: Antonia Hamilton

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

Contact: Rosalyn Lawrence

Email: rosalyn.lawrence@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: 020 7679 1164

9 March, 2015 - Institute of Movement Neuroscience (IMN) Series - Enhancing neuroplasticity induction in human cortex – from observing actions to sleep rhythms

Time: 12:30:00 -

Speaker information: Dr Martin Sale (Queensland Brain Institute, University of Queensland, Australia). Host: Institute of Movement Neuroscience, John Rothwell.

Location: FIL, 4th Floor Seminar Room, 12 Queens Square, , London, WC1N 3BG

Contact: Dr Alexander Kraskov

Email: a.kraskov@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. Series run by the Greensmith and Fisher Laboratories.

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

10 March, 2015 - Farr Short Courses: Hospital Patient Records for Audit and Research

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A one day introduction for clinicians and researchers interested in using data from hospital patient records for audit or research. What are the opportunities and challenges in using hospital electronic patient records for research? Why is there no hospital equivalent of primary care research databases such as CPRD? Why is hospital data so hard for researchers to access? When do I need permission? Who needs consent? We will showcase interesting examples and outline ways to improve the research-readiness of hospital data. Part of 'Harnessing Electronic Health Records for Research', a unique programme of 13 inter-related short courses in the rapidly developing field of electronic health records research.

Location: The Farr Institute London , 222 Euston Road, London , NW1 2DA

Contact: Farr Short Courses

Email: farr-short-courses@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: Please email

10 March, 2015 - Queen Square MS Centre Seminar Series 2015 - Interplay between the cerebellum and temporal cortex in action observation

Time: 13:00:00 -

Speaker: Dr Arseny A. Sokolov, Département des Neurosciences Cliniques, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois (CHUV), Lausanne, Switzerland

Location: Gilliatt Lecture Theatre, Institute of Neurology, Queen Square House, Queen Square, WC1N 3BG

Contact: Tina Holmes

Email: millerpa@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: Please email

11 March, 2015 - Basal Ganglia Club Meeting

Time: 16:00:00 - 17:30:00

Speakers: Professor John Rothwell, Advances in neurophysiology of movement disorders. Dr Marie-Helene Marion, Henry Meige and his understanding of dystonia over the years.

Location: Wolfson Lecture Theatre, National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery, Queen Square, London, WC1N 3BG

Contact: Dr Anna Sadnicka

Email: a.sadnicka@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: Please phone

11 March, 2015 - Centre for Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience speaker programme: Title TBC

Time: 16:30:00 - 17:30:00

Speaker information: Dr Jenny Crinion

Location: Leolin Price Lecture theatre (Lower Ground Floor), Institute of Child Health, 30 Guildford Street, London , WC1N 1EH

Contact: Rebecca Sage

Email: R.Sage@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: Please email

11 March, 2015 - Division of Psychiatry seminar: Social inequalities in mental health and mortality among refugees and other immigrants to Sweden - Epidemiological studies of register data

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

Organised by UCL Division of Psychiatry

This presentation will focus on epidemiological register studies of how pre-migration factors (such as refugee status and country of origin), post-migration factors (such as timing of migration & integration) and general social determinants of health affects the risk of poor mental health and mortality among foreign-born in Sweden. Refugees generally had poorer mental health than non-refugees from the same area but I will discuss how the differences are influenced by gender (poor mental health among refugee women) and region of origin (no differences between refugee / non-refugees for large parts of Africa). Mortality is elevated mainly among refugee men, due to cardiovascular disease and external causes (eg suicide and accidents). Host: Dr James Kirkbride, Division of Psychiatry.

Location: Medawar G01 Lankester LT, Medawar, Malet Place, London,

Contact: Berni Courtney

Email: b.courtney@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: 020 7679 9467

11 March, 2015 - Farr Short Courses: Genomics and E-health Research

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Genomics and E-Health Research is a comprehensive one day course aimed at medical students, physician-scientists and other medical professionals. The course is an introduction to the key areas of genomics, human genetics and genetic variation. The course will provide a multidisciplinary perspective and an overview of contemporary methodologies for identifying genes involved in complex human diseases, interpreting genetic data and how genomic medicine can be applied to improve healthcare through the development and application of diagnostic tests and therapeutic agents. The course also covers the ethical issues associated with confidentiality and storage of DNA data. Part of 'Harnessing Electronic Health Records for Research', a unique programme of 13 inter-related short courses in the rapidly developing field of electronic health records research.

Location: The Farr Institute London , 222 Euston Road, London , NW1 2DA

Contact: Farr Short Courses

Email: farr-short-courses@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: Please email

11 March, 2015 - MQ: Transforming Mental Health - Funding Showcase

Time: 11:00:00 - 12:00:00

Representatives from MQ: Transforming Mental health will be visiting UCL to present on their funding schemes and answer any questions. MQ is a relatively new charity interested in funding research into mental health from a basic, clinical or social science point of view. Noting that the deadline for stage 1 applications for their Early Career Fellowship scheme is imminent (16 April 2015), MQ will also be hosting brief 1:1 meetings on that day with any potential candidates. Please email ASAP if you would like to be booked in for one of these.

Location: Leolin Price Lecture Theatre, Institute of Child Health, 30 Guildford Street, London, WC1N 1EH

Contact: Clarissa Edwards

Email: Clarissa.edwards@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: Please email

12 March, 2015 - Enhancing physical activity in people with MS: An overview of current evidence

Time: 17:15:00 -

Part of the CNR@UCLP Seminar Series 2015. Speaker information: Jenny Freeman. Open to all, free of charge and there is no need to register.

Location: Gilliat Lecture Theatre, Queen Square House, Queen Square, London , WC1N 3BG

Contact: UCLPartners Centre for Neurorehabilitation

Email: cnr@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: Please email

12 March, 2015 - Farr Short Courses: Visualising Health Informatics Research

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Healthcare research relies increasingly on strong relationships with information technologies, not just to expand the collectively acquired knowledge but also to be able to translate this advance into visually arresting representations. The successful visualization of health informatics research carries the potential to revolutionise the scientific dialogue, the public understanding and participation in medical research. Processing and translating healthcare research can relate with the public on multiple levels, with an individual researcher, patient or population group. This course will cover the fundamental aspects of visualising health informatics research with a comparative presentation of current applications and practices. Week 2: Deeper EHR Data for Better Research. Part of 'Harnessing Electronic Health Records for Research', a unique programme of 13 inter-related short courses in the rapidly developing field of electronic health records research.

Location: The Farr Institute London , 222 Euston Road, London , NW1 2DA

Contact: Farr Short Courses

Email: farr-short-courses@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: Please email

13 March, 2015 - Farr Short Courses: SQL for Biomedical Researchers

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Databases are increasingly being used for the rapid querying and construction of complex datasets in health and social care. This short course will introduce the theory behind the relational data model and enable participants to understand how data can be modelled and stored in a relational database and the different data types that are used. Through practical-driven sessions, participants will learn how to model biomedical data in a contemporary relational database management system and how to craft simple and complex queries for analysing and transforming the data. By the end of the course, participants will be able to load, format and export data in a format suitable for analysis by common statistical packages. Part of 'Harnessing Electronic Health Records for Research', a unique programme of 13 inter-related short courses in the rapidly developing field of electronic health records research.

Location: The Farr Institute London , 222 Euston Road, London , NW1 2DA

Contact: Farr Short Courses

Email: farr-short-courses@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: Please email

13 March, 2015 - FIL Brain Meeting: Cracking mesoscopic coding principles in the human brain with ultra-high magnetic field MRI

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

Speaker: Rainer Goebel, Maastricht University

Location: 4th Floor Seminar Room, , 12 Queens Square, London, WC1N 3BG

Contact: Samira Kazan

Email: samira.kazan@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: Please email

16 March, 2015 - Farr Short Courses: Public Trust and Public Engagement

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Part of 'Harnessing Electronic Health Records for Research', a unique programme of 13 inter-related short courses in the rapidly developing field of electronic health records research.

Location: The Farr Institute London , 222 Euston Road, London , NW1 2DA

Contact: Farr Short Courses

Email: farr-short-courses@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: Please email

16 March, 2015 - Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience Seminar: Evaluating social threat without awareness

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

Speaker information: Spas Getov, Awareness Research Group, Wellcome Trust Centre for Neuroimaging, UCL. Host: Bahador Bahrami

Location: Leolin Price Lecture Theatre, UCL Institute of Child Health, 30 Guilford Street , London, WC1N 1EH

Contact: Rosalyn Lawrence

Email: rosalyn.lawrence@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: 020 7679 1164

16 March, 2015 - Otto Wolff Lecture Series: Deciphering Developmental Disorders: A UK-wide project to improve diagnosis in Rare Disease

Time: 12:30:00 - 14:00:00

Speaker: Dr Helen Firth, Consultant Clinical Geneticist, Cambridge University Hospitals Trust

Location: Kennedy Lecture Theatre, Institute of Child Health, 30 Guildford Street, London, WC1N 1EH

Contact: Nicole Hofmans

Email: n.hofmans@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: Please email

18 March, 2015 - Farr Short Courses: Information Governance

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This course deals with the practical, legal and ethical responsibilities of those tasked with the curation of health data in research settings. You will learn about the requirements for consent, confidentiality and data protection. Tutors will explain the organisational and practical aspects of security and how to ensure compliance with the relevant UK and international standards. Part of 'Harnessing Electronic Health Records for Research', a unique programme of 13 inter-related short courses in the rapidly developing field of electronic health records research.

Location: The Farr Institute London , 222 Euston Road, London , NW1 2DA

Contact: Farr Short Courses

Email: farr-short-courses@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: Please email

18 March, 2015 - Imaging Lecture Series - Current Trends in Retinal OCT

Time: 12:30:00 -

Speaker: Dr Rainer Leitgeb, Medical University of Vienna. Host: Chris Dainty, Institute of Ophthalmology-Department of Visual Neuroscience

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

Contact: Chris Dainty

Email: c.dainty@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: Please email

19 March, 2015 - Farr Short Courses: Designing Apps

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This course provides an introduction to developing smartphone apps or other digital interventions in healthcare. How can we design effective apps? What theories of behaviour inform app design? What are the regulatory and safety issues around apps? How can apps be funded or commercialised? How can apps best be evaluated? We will be addressing these and other questions. Part of 'Harnessing Electronic Health Records for Research', a unique programme of 13 inter-related short courses in the rapidly developing field of electronic health records research.

Location: The Farr Institute London , 222 Euston Road, London , NW1 2DA

Contact: Farr Short Courses

Email: farr-short-courses@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: Please email

19 March, 2015 - UK Neuromuscular Translational Research Conference 2015

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Hosted jointly by the MRC Centre for Neuromuscular Diseases and the Muscular Dystrophy Campaign, this is the 8th Annual UK Neuromuscular Translational Research Conference. Designed to engage neuromuscular clinicians and scientists, this conference showcases the best and latest developments in neuromuscular science, and highlights their translation into patient benefit. Speaker information: Prof. Massimo Zeviani, Prof. Stephan Zuchner, Prof. Alan Beggs, Prof. Rob Taylor, Prof. Hanns Lochmuller, Prof. Carsten Bonnemann, Prof. Lawrence Wrabetz, Prof. Rita Horvath, Dr. Cristina Csimma, Dr Giorgio Tasca, Prof. Bruce Damon, Prof. Michio Hirano. Abstracts are invited for posters and platform presentations on particular themes, or on any other aspect of neuromuscular disease research. Abstracts deadline 5pm on 16th Jan 2015. Registration is now open. Fee £250 includes Gala Dinner.

Location: Life Conference and Banqueting, Times Square, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 4EP

Contact: Christine Oldfield

Email: christine.oldfield@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: Please email

19 March, 2015 - Wolfson Institute for Biomedical Research Seminar: Recent progress in understanding the mechanism of frontotemporal lobar degeneration

Time: 16:00:00 -

Speaker information: Professor Stuart Pickering-Brown, Institute of Brain, Behaviour and Mental Health. Please arrive 15 mins before start. Refreshments will be provided.

Location: The Wolfson Institute for Biomedical Research, Cruciform Café (1st Floor), Cruciform Building, Gower Street, London, WC1E 6BT

Contact: Alison Kelly

Email: alison.kelly@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: Please email

20 March, 2015 - Farr Short Courses: Record Linkage

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This short course is designed to give you a practical introduction to data linkage and is aimed at researchers either intending to use data linkage themselves or to analyse linked data. Examples of the uses of data linkage, data preparation, methods for linkage (including deterministic and probabilistic approaches) and issues for the analysis of linked data are covered. The main focus of this course will be health data, although the concepts will apply to many other areas. This course includes a practical example involving data to be linked, to enable you to put theory into practice. Part of 'Harnessing Electronic Health Records for Research', a unique programme of 13 inter-related short courses in the rapidly developing field of electronic health records research.

Location: The Farr Institute London , 222 Euston Road, London , NW1 2DA

Contact: Farr Short Courses

Email: farr-short-courses@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: Please email

20 March, 2015 - FIL Brain Meeting: Understanding the molecular mechanisms of dementia using patient-derived stem cells

Time: 16:15:00 -

Speaker: Selina Wray, UCL

Location: 4th Floor Seminar Room, , 12 Queens Square, London, WC1N 3BG

Contact: Samira Kazan

Email: samira.kazan@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

The main aim of this congress is to provide a platform for fruitful scientific exchanges in this nascent field. The congress will bring together for the first time researchers from around the world exploring the nature and role of affective touch in the human brain and mind. 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.

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

Contact: Paula Barkay

Email: affectivetouch@gmail.com

Phone: Please email

25 March, 2015 - Division of Psychiatry seminar: The role of treatment beliefs in treatment adherence and outcomes

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

Organised by UCL Division of Psychiatry

Abstract TBC. Host: Prof Michael King, Division of Psychiatry.

Location: Cruciform B404 LT2, Cruciform, Gower Street, London,

Contact: Berni Courtney

Email: b.courtney@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: 020 7679 9467

27 March, 2015 - FIL Brain Meeting: Optimal irrationality: when biased decisions maximise reward

Time: 16:15:00 -

Speaker: Chris Summerfield, Oxford

Location: 4th Floor Seminar Room, , 12 Queens Square, London, WC1N 3BG

Contact: Ryszard Auksztulewicz

Email: R.Auksztulewicz@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: Please email

1 April, 2015 - The role of glucocerebrosidase in Parkinson’s disease pathogenesis

Time: 16:00:00 -

Speaker: Matthew Gegg, Department of Clinical Neurosciences, Institute of Neurology, UCL. Host: Institute of Neurology Postdoc Seminar Committee.

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

Contact: Institute of Neurology Postdoc Seminar Committee

Email: ionpostdocsrequest@gmail.com

Phone: Please email

8 April, 2015 - Centre for Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience speaker programme: Title TBC

Time: 16:30:00 - 17:30:00

Speaker information: Dr Duncan Astle

Location: Leolin Price Lecture theatre (Lower Ground Floor), Institute of Child Health, 30 Guildford Street, London , WC1N 1EH

Contact: Rebecca Sage

Email: R.Sage@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: Please email

9 April, 2015 - Habilitation: the art of person-environment interactions, or rehabilitation before you need it

Time: 17:15:00 -

Part of the CNR@UCLP Seminar Series 2015. Speaker information: Professor Nick Tyler Open to all, free of charge and there is no need to register.

Location: Gilliat Lecture Theatre, Queen Square House, Queen Square, London , WC1N 3BG

Contact: UCLPartners Centre for Neurorehabilitation

Email: cnr@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: Please email

10 April, 2015 - UCL School of Pharmacy seminar programme: Acetylcholine and cortical function

Time: 12:30:00 -

Speaker information: Prof Michael Hasselmo - Boston University, USA. Host: UCL School of Pharmacy.

Location: John Hanbury Lecture Theatre, UCL School of Pharmacy, 29-39 Brunswick Square, London , WC1N 1AX

Contact: Audrey Mercer

Email: a.mercer@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: Please email

13 April, 2015 - MRC Centre for Neuromuscular Diseases Seminar Series: Whole Body MRI and Pattern Recognition

Time: 17:30:00 -

Speaker information: Robert Carlier

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

Contact: Christine Oldfield

Email: christine.oldfield@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: Please email

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

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

Presentations on current research (or areas of research) within the Developmental Neurosciences Programme. Speakers: Dr Naomi Dale Clinical Neurosciences, Professor Jenny Morgan Molecular Neurosciences, Professor Faraneh Vargha-Khadem Cognitive Neuropsychology and Neuropsychiatry and David Carmichael Developmental Imaging and biophysics. Chaired by Dr Finbar O’Callaghan

Location: Weston House Lecture Theatre, Great Ormond Street Hospital, , London, WC1N 3JH

Contact: Anne Brown

Email: anne.brown@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: Please email

16 April, 2015 - UCL School of Pharmacy seminar programme: Title tbc

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

Speaker information: Dr Lisa Giocomo - Stanford University School of Medicine. Host: UCL School of Pharmacy.

Location: John Hanbury Lecture Theatre, UCL School of Pharmacy, 29-39 Brunswick Square, London , WC1N 1AX

Contact: Audrey Mercer

Email: a.mercer@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: Please email

22 April, 2015 - Institute of Movement Neuroscience (IMN) Series - ‘Bidirectional interactions between the brain and implantable computers’

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

Speaker information: Professor Eb Fetz (University of Washington, USA). Host: Institute of Movement Neuroscience, Sasha Kraskov.

Location: FIL, 4th Floor Seminar Room, 12 Queens Square, , London, WC1N 3BG

Contact: Dr Sasha Kraskov

Email: a.kraskov@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: Please email

22 April, 2015 - MRC Prion Unit Events and Seminars: Title TBC

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

MRC Prion Unit Events and Seminars, hosted by the MRC Prion Unit, UCL and the Institute of Neurology. Speaker information: Prof. Chiara Zurzolo, Dept. of Membrane Traffic & Pathogenesis, Pasteur Institute, France. Hosted by: Dr. Peter Kloehn

Location: 2nd floor Seminar Room, Institute of Neurology, Queen Square House, Queen Square, WC1N 3BG

Contact: Prion Unit

Email: michelle.gorham@uclh.nhs.uk

Phone: Please email

24 April, 2015 - Neuroscience Career Network: Grant Writing Workshop

Time: 13:00:00 - 16:00:00

The NCN committee will be running a Grant Writing Workshop on Friday April 24th, 1 - 4pm. The aim of the half-day session is to help Investigators improve their applications for funding, whether they are project grants or fellowships. It will be led by two senior UCL researchers, Prof. John Wood and Prof. David McAlpine, who have extensive experience of applying for funding and of sitting on the committees that decide which science gets funded. This is a rare opportunity to improve your 'grantsmanship' skills, gain insight into how funding committees work and to receive constructive feedback on your applications. To participate in this workshop, each participant must provide an abstract, lay summary and full scientific proposal (it may be a preliminary application) for either a grant or fellowship application by April 7th 2015. Costings are NOT required.

Location: TBC, UCL, London,

Contact: Jenny Bizley or Lorenzo Fabrizi

Email: j.bizley@ucl.ac.uk; l.fabrizi@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: Please email

25 April, 2015 - Implications of Research on the Neuroscience of Affect, Attachment and Social Cognition

Time: 00:00:00 - 00:00:00

Host: UCL Research Department of Clinical, Educational and Health Psychology in association with the Anna Freud Centre. For the third time, leading neuroscientists from Europe and the USA will once again host this unique forum exploring the latest neuroscience research with reference to treatments of mental disorders including autism, depression, personality disorders and attachment disorders. Implications on clinical and developmental perspectives of these psychopathologies will be discussed. There will be an opportunity to present posters designed to explore the conference topic or connected issues. Please email abstract submissions to events.psychoanalysis@ucl.ac.uk. Abstracts of posters will need to be with us by 1 February 2015. Standard Rate £200 / Student Rate £50 For further information or to register please visit http://www.ucl.ac.uk/psychoanalysis/01_psychoanalysis_events/implications

Location: Cruciform Building, Gower Street, London, WC1E 6BT

Contact: Events

Email: events.psychoanalysis@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: Please Email

28 April, 2015 - ALS Seminar Series: Modulation of axonal retrograde transport in health and disease

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

Speaker information: Giampietro Schiavo, Sobell Department of Motor Neuroscience & Movement Disorders, UCL IoN. Host: Linda Greensmith. Series run by the Greensmith and Fisher Laboratories.

Location: 2nd Floor Seminar Room, Institute of Neurology, Queen Square House, Queen Square, WC1N 3BG

Contact: Debbie Hadley

Email: d.hadley@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: Please email

28 April, 2015 - UCLP Centre for Neurorehabilitation symposium: goal-setting in neurorehabilitation - consensus and controversies

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During this meeting we will revisit the controversies and areas of consensus identified in a goal-setting meeting held in 2009 (results published in Clinical Rehabilitation 2009;23(4):334-44). We will hear from experts in the field, including Richard Siegert and William Levack, authors of the recently published book, ‘Rehabilitation Goal Setting: Theory, Practice and Evidence’ , and identify how far we have progressed and what is yet to be done. Before the meeting starts, participants will be asked to complete the first round of the Delphi and to complete it twice more during the course of the meeting. This meeting provides an excellent opportunity to update on current thinking, to consider your own experience in the context of the theory, and to gain a sense of future direction. CPD points will be applied for.

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

Contact: UCLP NeuroRehabilitation Centre

Email: nrehabc-uclp-info@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: Please email

30 April, 2015 - Yale-UCL Senior Scientist Lecture Series: From chaperonins to sleuthing ALS mechanism

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

Please welcome Arthur L. Horwich to UCL for his lecture as part of the Yale/UCL Collaborative - Senior Scientist Lecture Series. The Senior Scientist Lecture Series is a Yale UCL Collaborative initiative which disseminates information about research and educational programs between Yale and UCL and promotes discussion and opportunities for collaboration. Speaker: Arthur L. Horwich, Sterling Professor of Genetics & Pediatrics, Yale School of Medicine; Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute. Reception to follow in the front quad Pavillion.

Location: Lecture Theatre 1, Cruciform Building, Gower Street, London, WC1E 6BT

Contact: Lisa Balderson

Email: l.balderson@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: Please email

5 May, 2015 - MRC Centre for Neuromuscular Diseases Seminar Series: Investigating the Relationship between Skeletal Muscle Mass and Metabolism

Time: 17:30:00 -

Speaker information: Ketan Patel

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

Contact: Christine Oldfield

Email: christine.oldfield@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: Please email

5 May, 2015 - MRC Centre for Neuromuscular Diseases: Update in Neuromuscular Disorders 2015

Time: -

This established paediatric and adult course is in its seventh year run by consultants from the Institute of Child Health and the Institute of Neurology, University College London. 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.

Location: Clinical Neuroscience Lecture Theatre (lower ground floor), National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery, 33 Queen Square , London, WC1N 3BG

Contact: Jacky Molyneaux

Email: j.molyneaux@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: Please email

12 May, 2015 - ALS Seminar Series: FUSsion of physiological RNA granules and pathological aggregates

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

Speaker information: Vladimir Buchman, School of Biosciences, University of Cardiff. Host: Anny Devoy. Series run by the Greensmith and Fisher Laboratories.

Location: 2nd Floor Seminar Room, Institute of Neurology, Queen Square House, Queen Square, WC1N 3BG

Contact: Debbie Hadley

Email: d.hadley@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: Please email

13 May, 2015 - Centre for Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience speaker programme: Title TBC

Time: 16:30:00 - 17:30:00

Speaker information: Dr Iroise Dumontheil

Location: Leolin Price Lecture theatre (Lower Ground Floor), Institute of Child Health, 30 Guildford Street, London , WC1N 1EH

Contact: Rebecca Sage

Email: R.Sage@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: Please email

13 May, 2015 - Division of Psychiatry seminar: TBC

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

Organised by UCL Division of Psychiatry

TBC. Host: Prof Angela Hassiotas, Division of Psychiatry.

Location: Medawar G01 Lankester LT, Medawar, Malet Place, London,

Contact: Berni Courtney

Email: b.courtney@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: 020 7679 9467

14 May, 2015 - What do we mean by brain plasticity, and is there more of it than usual after stroke?

Time: 17:15:00 -

Part of the CNR@UCLP Seminar Series 2015. Speaker information: Professor John Rothwell. Open to all, free of charge and there is no need to register.

Location: Gilliat Lecture Theatre, Queen Square House, Queen Square, London , WC1N 3BG

Contact: UCLPartners Centre for Neurorehabilitation

Email: cnr@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: Please email

20 May, 2015 - Paediatric Cerebrovascular Conference : diagnosis and disease in the 2lst century

Time: -

This 2 day meeting aims to review current concepts relating to recognition, diagnosis and management of cerebrovascular disease in children, incorporating up-to date clinical practice and research. Host: Dr Vijeya Ganesan

Location: , , ,

Contact: Anne Brown

Email: anne.brown@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: Please email

27 May, 2015 - Division of Psychiatry seminar: TBC

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

Organised by UCL Division of Psychiatry

Host: Dr Andre Strydom, Division of Psychiatry.

Location: TBC, , , ,

Contact: Berni Courtney

Email: b.courtney@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: 020 7679 9467

29 May, 2015 - Queen Square Symposium

Time: 08:30:00 - 17:00:00

The 16th annual Queen Square Symposium will be taking place on Friday 29th May 2015. The Symposium brings together MSc and PhD students across diverse neuroscience domains, including clinical, cognitive and computational scopes of study, and offers students at the IoN an invaluable opportunity to showcase and discuss their research. It provides a platform for students to network with peers, gain a broader perspective of neuroscience research, and to gather feedback on their work from the variety of academics present on the day.

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

Contact: Michael Thor

Email: m.thor@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: Please email

8 June, 2015 - MRC Centre for Neuromuscular Diseases Seminar Series: Molecular promiscuity: serine-palmitoyltransferase – the unfaithful enzyme

Time: 17:30:00 -

Speaker information: Thorsten Hornemann, Institute of Clinical Chemistry, University of Zurich

Location: Wolfson Lecture theatre, NHNN, National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery, Queen Square, London, WC1N 3BG

Contact: Christine Oldfield

Email: christine.oldfield@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: Please email

10 June, 2015 - Centre for Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience speaker programme: Title TBC

Time: 16:30:00 - 17:30:00

Speaker information: Professor Courtenay Norbury

Location: Leolin Price Lecture theatre (Lower Ground Floor), Institute of Child Health, 30 Guildford Street, London , WC1N 1EH

Contact: Rebecca Sage

Email: R.Sage@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: Please email

11 June, 2015 - The trials of conducting trials – practical problems encountered in rehab research and possible solutions

Time: 17:15:00 -

Part of the CNR@UCLP Seminar Series 2015. Speaker information: Professor Avril Drummond. Open to all, free of charge and there is no need to register.

Location: Gilliat Lecture Theatre, Queen Square House, Queen Square, London , WC1N 3BG

Contact: UCLPartners Centre for Neurorehabilitation

Email: cnr@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: Please email

16 June, 2015 - ALS Seminar Series: GENFI – the Genetic FTD Initiative, a multicentre biomarker study of MAPT, GRN and C9orf72 mutations

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

Speaker information: Jonathan Rohrer, Dept of Neurodegenerative Disease, UCL IoN. Host: Elizabeth Fisher. Series run by the Greensmith and Fisher Laboratories.

Location: 2nd Floor Seminar Room, Institute of Neurology, Queen Square House, Queen Square, WC1N 3BG

Contact: Debbie Hadley

Email: d.hadley@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: Please email

19 June, 2015 - 2015 Neuroscience Symposium

Time: -

The 2015 Neuroscience Symposium, hosted by the UCL Neuroscience Domain, will take place at the Institute of Education on Friday 19 June. We are expecting more than 800 Neuroscientists from across the UCL community to come along to the annual symposium to find out more about the latest research in neuroscience at UCL, share expertise and enhance relationships. Keynote speakers: Professor John O’Keefe and Professor Yang Dan. Poster Exhibition: Last year over 30 lab posters and 150 research posters were presented at the Symposium. This is a great opportunity to present your work to your peers. Further details on themes can be found online and poster submission is with registration via the Eventbrite registration page.

Location: UCL Institute of Education, 20 Bedford Way, London, WC1H 0AL

Contact: Candice Lewis

Email: candice.lewis@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: 020 3108 2419

24 June, 2015 - Division of Psychiatry seminar: TBC

Time: 15:00:00 -

Organised by UCL Division of Psychiatry

Speakers: Dr Allan D. Thomson and Dr Irene Guerrini

Location: TBC, , , ,

Contact: Berni Courtney

Email: b.courtney@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: 020 7679 9467

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

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

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

Location: John Hanbury Lecture Theatre, UCL School of Pharmacy, 29-39 Brunswick Square, London , WC1N 1AX

Contact: Audrey Mercer

Email: a.mercer@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: Please email

6 July, 2015 - MRC Centre for Neuromuscular Diseases Seminar Series: Novel Treatments in Huntington’s Disease

Time: 17:30:00 -

Speaker information: Sarah Tabrizi

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

Contact: Christine Oldfield

Email: christine.oldfield@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: Please email

8 July, 2015 - Centre for Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience speaker programme: Title TBC

Time: 16:30:00 - 17:30:00

Speaker information: Dr Martin Chadwick

Location: Leolin Price Lecture theatre (Lower Ground Floor), Institute of Child Health, 30 Guildford Street, London , WC1N 1EH

Contact: Rebecca Sage

Email: R.Sage@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: Please email

9 July, 2015 - Cognitive Rehabilitation

Time: 17:15:00 -

Part of the CNR@UCLP Seminar Series 2015. Speaker information: Dawn Langdon Open to all, free of charge and there is no need to register.

Location: Gilliat Lecture Theatre, Queen Square House, Queen Square, London , WC1N 3BG

Contact: UCLPartners Centre for Neurorehabilitation

Email: cnr@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: Please email

7 September, 2015 - MRC Centre for Neuromuscular Diseases Seminar Series: How to develop therapies for NM disease

Time: 17:30:00 -

Speaker information: Thomas Voit

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

Contact: Christine Oldfield

Email: christine.oldfield@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: Please email

10 September, 2015 - Integrating the management of bladder dysfunction in the rehabilitation of neurological patients

Time: 17:15:00 -

Part of the CNR@UCLP Seminar Series 2015. Speaker information: Jalesh Panicker Open to all, free of charge and there is no need to register.

Location: Gilliat Lecture Theatre, Queen Square House, Queen Square, London , WC1N 3BG

Contact: UCLPartners Centre for Neurorehabilitation

Email: cnr@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: Please email

8 October, 2015 - Progress in rehabilitation research: what have we learned from the RCT? Where to from here?

Time: 17:15:00 -

Part of the CNR@UCLP Seminar Series 2015. Speaker information: Professor Marion Walker Open to all, free of charge and there is no need to register.

Location: Gilliat Lecture Theatre, Queen Square House, Queen Square, London , WC1N 3BG

Contact: UCLPartners Centre for Neurorehabilitation

Email: cnr@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: Please email

12 November, 2015 - CNR@UCLP Seminar Series 2015: Title TBC

Time: 17:15:00 -

Part of the CNR@UCLP Seminar Series 2015. Speaker information: Professor Val Pomeroy Open to all, free of charge and there is no need to register.

Location: Gilliat Lecture Theatre, Queen Square House, Queen Square, London , WC1N 3BG

Contact: UCLPartners Centre for Neurorehabilitation

Email: cnr@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: Please email

16 November, 2015 - MRC Centre for Neuromuscular Diseases Seminar Series: Axonal signalling endosomes: trafficking sorting and disease

Time: 17:30:00 -

Speaker information: Professor Giampetro Schiavo, Sobell Dept of Motor Neuroscience and Movement Disorders, UCL ION

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

Contact: Christine Oldfield

Email: christine.oldfield@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: Please email

10 December, 2015 - Therapy for cognitive impairment in TBI

Time: 17:15:00 -

Followed by The CNR Christmas Poster Event in 33 Queen Square Foyer! Part of the CNR@UCLP Seminar Series 2015. Speaker information: Professor David Sharp Open to all, free of charge and there is no need to register.

Location: 33 Queen Square Lecture Theatre, The Institute of Neurology, The National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery Queen Square, London , WC1N 3BG

Contact: UCLPartners Centre for Neurorehabilitation

Email: cnr@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: Please email