Neuroscience

Neuroscience Events

18 September, 2014 - 4th International CAA Conference: Cerebral Amyloid Angiopathy and related disorders

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Organized by the International CAA Association. Conference directors: David J Werring, PhD, and Steven M Greenberg, MD, PhD.

Location: Basement lecture theatre, NHNN, 33 Queen Square, London, WC1N 3BG

Contact: Elmi van Beelen

Email: e.j.c.m.van_beelen@lumc.nl

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19 September, 2014 - Neuroimaging in the small: Rapid dopamine measurements in human striatum during active decision-making

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

Speaker: Read Montague, Virginia Tech and UCL. Host: Brain Meeting Series.

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

Contact: Mona Garvert

Email: mona.garvert.11@ucl.ac.uk

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24 September, 2014 - Neuroscience Careers Network Events: Managing Your Lab Seminar

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

Speakers: Prof. Elizabeth Fisher (Institute of Neurology), Dr. Giandomenico Iannetti (Department of Neuroscience, Physiology and Pharmacology). Host: Neuroscience Careers Network. Event Overview: In an ever-changing and challenging environment such as that of scientific research how do you manage your group and keep the work going? In this latest workshop organised by the Neuroscience Career Network (formerly Early Career Neuroscience Forum) attendees will hear how established junior and senior principal investigators run their groups to pursue their research. In particular how they have managed the transition from small to a larger labs, resources, staff turnaround while also keeping up with other academic duties. The event will be followed by a reception to allow participants to network with the speakers and their peers.

Location: G29 JZ Young Lecture Theatre, Anatomy Building, Gower Street, London,

Contact: Sandrine Geranton

Email: sandrine.geranton@ucl.ac.uk

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26 September, 2014 - Brain Meeting: Neuronal dynamics in the primary visual areas

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

Speaker information: Prof Danko Nikolic, Max-Planck Institute for Brain Research, Frankfurt Institute for Advanced Studies. Host: WTCN Brain Meeting.

Location: 4th floor seminar room, WTCN, 12 Queen Square, London , WC1N 3BG

Contact: Ana Sanjuan

Email: anatsanjuan@gmail.com

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29 September, 2014 - Masterclass on Sexual Dysfunction in Neurological Disorders

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The Department of Uro-Neurology, The National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery, Queen Square and the Multiple Sclerosis Trust are jointly organising a this one-day Masterclass , which will cover a review of the neurology of sexual functions, and medical and practical strategies to manage sexual dysfunction in men and women.

Location: Clinical Neurosciences Lecture theatre, NHNN, 33 Queen Square, London, WC1N 4BG

Contact: Delia Britter

Email: Delia.Britter@mstrust.org.uk

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30 September, 2014 - Cosy Science presents: Neuroenhancement- can we get any smarter?

Time: 19:00:00 - 22:00:00

Cognitive ability is intrinsically important to human flourishing, and many everyday strategies improve it - regular exercise, a good diet, even a cup of coffee. Drugs which can enhance cognitive ability are also available. Should potentially more powerful techniques, for example genetic or technological enhancements, also be made available? If so, what kinds of enhancements should these be?

Location: The Cittie of Yorke, , 22 High Holborn, London, WC1V 6BN

Contact: Cosy Science Group

Email: cosciuk@gmail.com

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30 September, 2014 - IoO VN seminar: Structural and Functional Imaging of the Chorioretinal Complex

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

Speaker information: John S. Werner, University of California, Davis. Host: Hosted by Andrew Stockman (a.stockman@ucl.ac.uk) IoO-Department of Visual Neuroscience

Location: Lecture Theatre, UCL Institute of Ophthalmology, 11-43 Bath St, London , EC1V 9EL

Contact: Susan Sandford Smith

Email: susan.smith@ucl.ac.uk

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3 October, 2014 - Ear Institute Seminar Series: Investigating Hearing Impairment Using Model Predictions of Brainstem Responses

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

Speaker information: Sarah Verhulst, University of Oldenburg. 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

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3 October, 2014 - Neuroscience Careers Network: Grant Writing Workshop

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

The aim of the half-day session is to help investigators improve their applications for funding, whether project grants or fellowships. It will be led by two senior UCL researchers, Professor Matteo Carandini (UCL Institute of Opthalmology) and Professor Sophie Scott (UCL institute of Cognitive Neuroscience). To participate in this workshop, every participant must provide an abstract, lay summary and full scientific proposal (it may be a preliminary application) for either a grant application or a fellowship application at the point of registration. You will need to submit this at least 10 days before the workshop. Costings are NOT required. Attendance at the workshop is free, but registration is required. Registration details will follow shortly. Places are limited and priority will be given to those that submit their proposal in a timely manner.

Location: UCL, , , ,

Contact: Jenny Bizley

Email: j.bizley@ucl.ac.uk

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6 October, 2014 - Research Councils UK Roadshow

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From September all seven Research Councils will be using Researchfish for the collection of information on the outcomes of Research Council funded research. Dates for roadshows on the new harmonised collection service are now available. Previously researchers funded by AHRC, BBSRC, EPSRC, ESRC and NERC returned information via a system called ROS (Research Outcomes System) whilst only researchers funded by STFC and MRC returned information via Researchfish. A roadshow on the new harmonised collection service has now been arranged near UCL, on Monday 6 October at the Hilton London Euston. The roadshow is free of charge and open to all researchers, research managers and research administrators. It is anticipated that there will be separate morning and afternoon sessions (depending on numbers) and will be an opportunity to find out about RCUK plans for research outcomes and ask any questions you may have.

Location: Hilton London Euston, 17-18 Upper Woburn Place, ,

Contact: Research Councils UK

Email: roh@rcuk.ac.uk

Phone: +44 (0)1793 444 400

9 October, 2014 - UCLP Centre for Neurorehabilitation Symposium - ‘What’s the Use of Technology in Neurorehabilitation'

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A symposium on the role of technology in neurorehabilitation. Speakers will explore a range of topics from the fundamentals of neurostimulation in the nervous system to the use of robotics to promote practice and learning. They will discuss how the power of virtual reality and the internet can move rehabilitation into patients’ homes and allow clinicians to collect clinically relevant information on a large scale. Finally, they will consider the importance of getting these technological advances out of the laboratory and into the market place where they can be of greatest benefit to the most people.

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

Contact: Rowena Kemp

Email: rowena.kemp@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: Please email

10 October, 2014 - UCL School of Pharmacy seminar programme: Nervous system tissue engineering

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

Speaker information: - Dr James Phillips, Biomaterials and Tissue Engineering, UCL. Host: UCL School of Pharmacy.

Location: Room 225, UCL School of Pharmacy, 29-39 Brunswick Square, London , WC1N 1AX

Contact: Audrey Mercer

Email: a.mercer@ucl.ac.uk

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14 October, 2014 - ALS Seminar Series: Motor neuron disease: to whom, what, how, why and where to now?

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

Speaker information: Martin Turner, University of Oxford. Host: Linda Greensmith

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

Contact: Debbie Hadley

Email: d.hadley@ucl.ac.uk

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16 October, 2014 - Lunch Hour Lecture: Distracted, confused and unaware: the elusive gift of attention

Time: 13:15:00 - 13:55:00

At times, we are highly distracted and can’t focus our minds; at other times, we are so focused we may fail to notice important things and not even hear a person talking to us. In this lecture, Professor Lavie will describe the psychology and brain research of attention that explains these effects.

Location: Darwin Lecture Theatre, Darwin Building, access via Malet Place, London, WC1E 6BT

Contact: Events Team

Email: events@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: +44 (0)20 3108 3841

22 October, 2014 - [Ich-dncu] Developmental Neurosciences Seminar Series

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

Speakers TBC

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

Contact: Janet Nicholas

Email: janet.nicholas@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: Please email

31 October, 2014 - Ear Institute Seminar Series: Hidden hearing loss due to ageing and noise exposure

Time: 13:00:00 -

Speaker information: Chris Plack, University of Manchester. Host: 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

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3 November, 2014 - Mitochondrial quality control in mitochondrial neuropathies

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

Speaker information: Professor Joanna Poulton, John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford. Host: MRC Centre Seminar Series 2014

Location: Lecture Theatre, , 33 Queen Square, ,

Contact: Christine Oldfield

Email: christine.oldfield@ucl.ac.uk

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3 November, 2014 - Neuroscience Careers Network Events: Interview Skills Workshop for Fellowship and Grant Interviews

Time: 14:00:00 - 17:00:00

Interactive workshops chaired by: Sophie Scott and Jonathan Ashmore. Are you in the process of applying to or have just submitted your application for a Neuroscience fellowship or grant which involves an interview? As grants and fellowships are one of the most important requirements for a successful career in Neuroscience, we are organising a workshop for the final phase of that process: the interview itself. The workshops consist of 5 participants made up of postdocs and principal investigators who have written a grant proposal or fellowship application before (short proposals have to be sent to the panel ten days before the workshop for question preparation). Each participant will start with a 5 minute presentation before the committee, consisting of the other participants and professor Sophie Scott and professor Jonathan Ashmore, followed by 10-15 minutes questioning.

Location: Room B.105, Cruciform Building , Gower Street, London,

Contact: Martine Groen

Email: m.groen@ucl.ac.uk

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3 November, 2014 - UCL School of Pharmacy seminar programme: Role of the extracellular matrix protein reelin in the physiopathological maturation of prefrontal circuits

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

Speaker information: - Dr Pascale Chavis, INMED INSERM U901, Marseille, France. 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

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14 November, 2014 - Ear Institute Seminar Series: Title TBC

Time: 14:00:00 - 15:00:00

Speaker information: Andriy Kozlov, Imperial College. 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

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20 November, 2014 - Lunch Hour Lecture: Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde: understanding other people’s actions

Time: 13:15:00 - 13:55:00

Successful human interactions depend upon the verbal and non-verbal signals from one individual to another. Our ability to read and understand other people’s actions is essential, and is part of what makes humans such a pro-social species. Dr Kilner will describe our current understanding of the neural mechanisms involved.

Location: Darwin Lecture Theatre, Darwin Building, access via Malet Place, London, WC1E 6BT

Contact: Events Team

Email: events@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: +44 (0)20 3108 3841

21 November, 2014 - 4th UK & Ireland Early Career Blood-Brain Barrier Symposium

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This is the 4th annual early career blood-brain barrier symposium. A meeting held November every year to provide a platform for early career researchers to present their work in a supportive environment, build networks from early career stage and establish the Blood-Brain Barriers field as a community within the UK and Ireland. Host: The Battaglia Group, at the University College London (UCL), will host this year’s UK & Ireland Early Career Blood-Brain Barrier (BBB) Symposium

Location: G08, Chadwick Building, Gower Street, London, WC1E 6BT

Contact: Sophie Nyberg

Email: sophie.nyberg.12@ucl.ac.uk

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25 November, 2014 - ALS Seminar Series: mRNA transport and translation in sympathetic neuron axons

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

Speaker information: Antonella Riccio, MRC Laboratory for Molecular Cell Biology, UCL. Host: Jernej Ule

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

Contact: Debbie Hadley

Email: d.hadley@ucl.ac.uk

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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 - Ear Institute Seminar Series: Title TBC

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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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

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

Speaker information: Andrew Jarman, Edinburgh. 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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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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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

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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

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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

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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

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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