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Professor Sibylle Mittnacht interviewed by Clare Hastings at The Institute of Cancer Research, London

New role uncovered for ‘oldest’ tumour suppressor gene

Scientists have revealed a brand new function for one of the first cancer genes ever discovered – the retinoblastoma gene – in a finding that could open up exciting new approaches to treatment. More...

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Teenagers shape each other’s views on how risky a situation is

Young adolescents’ judgements on how risky a situation might be are most influenced by what other teenagers think, while most other age groups are more influenced by adults’ views, finds new UCL research. More...

UCL translational research incubator at Stevenage Bioscience Catalyst reaches capacity with addition of two new projects

UCL’s bioscience incubator at the Stevenage Bioscience Catalyst (SBC) has now reached capacity following the migration of two further research projects to the facility from the university’s central London campus. More...

Cold stimulus on the crossed middle finger

Crossing fingers can reduce feelings of pain

How you feel pain is affected by where sources of pain are in relation to each other, and so crossing your fingers can change what you feel on a single finger, finds new UCL research. More...

Approximate geographic sampling location of donor (circles) and recipient (diamonds) populations analyzed.

Complex genetic ancestry of Americans uncovered

By comparing the genes of current-day North and South Americans with African and European populations, a new study has found the genetic fingerprints of the slave trade and colonisation that shaped migrations to the Americas hundreds of years ago. More...

Events

2 April, 2015Psychodynamic Neuroscience Research meeting - The Social Softness Illusion - Your Skin Feels Softer than Mine
8 April, 2015Centre for Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience speaker programme: Title TBC
8 April, 2015Division of Psychiatry seminar: PhD upgrade talks
9 April, 2015Habilitation: the art of person-environment interactions, or rehabilitation before you need it
13 April, 2015ALS Seminar Series: Neuronal degeneration and regeneration in axonal neuropathies and amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS)
13 April, 2015MRC Centre for Neuromuscular Diseases Seminar Series: Whole Body MRI and Pattern Recognition
13 April, 2015Otto Wolff Lecture: Gene therapy for refractory epilepsy: time for clinical trials?
14 April, 2015Developmental Neurosciences Seminar Series
14 April, 2015Optimising health environments: the science of enrichment and evidence based design
22 April, 2015Institute of Movement Neuroscience (IMN) Series - ‘Bidirectional interactions between the brain and implantable computers’
22 April, 2015MRC Prion Unit Events and Seminars: Title TBC
24 April, 2015Neuroscience Career Network: Grant Writing Workshop
25 April, 2015Implications of Research on the Neuroscience of Affect, Attachment and Social Cognition
27 April, 2015UCL Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience Seminar Series - title tbc
28 April, 2015ALS Seminar Series: Modulation of axonal retrograde transport in health and disease
28 April, 2015Experimental Psychology Seminar: Title tba
28 April, 2015UCLP Centre for Neurorehabilitation symposium: goal-setting in neurorehabilitation - consensus and controversies
29 April, 2015Neuroscience Career Network: Lab Building Workshop
29 April, 2015UCL School of Life and Medical Sciences Graduate Study Open Event
30 April, 2015Why is finishing your plate never enough?
30 April, 2015Yale-UCL Senior Scientist Lecture Series: From chaperonins to sleuthing ALS mechanism
1 May, 2015The role of glucocerebrosidase in Parkinson’s disease pathogenesis
5 May, 2015Experimental Psychology Seminar: Cortical codes for sound perception in auditory cortex
5 May, 2015MRC Centre for Neuromuscular Diseases Seminar Series: Investigating the Relationship between Skeletal Muscle Mass and Metabolism
5 May, 2015MRC Centre for Neuromuscular Diseases: Update in Neuromuscular Disorders 2015
11 May, 2015UCL Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience Seminar Series - What does it take to collaborate? The role of heart, words and skills in interpersonal synergies
12 May, 2015ALS Seminar Series: FUSsion of physiological RNA granules and pathological aggregates
12 May, 2015Experimental Psychology Seminar: Neural signatures of learning and decision-making across prefrontal cortex
13 May, 2015Centre for Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience speaker programme: Title TBC
13 May, 2015Division of Psychiatry seminar: TBC
13 May, 2015Neuroscience Career Network: Fellowship and Grant Interviews Workshop
13 May, 2015The Use of Incentives in Health
14 May, 2015What do we mean by brain plasticity, and is there more of it than usual after stroke?
18 May, 20155th Digital Health: 5th International Conference on Digital Health
18 May, 2015UCL Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience Seminar Series - Training working memory: exactly what is trained?
19 May, 2015Experimental Psychology Seminar: What does it take to collaborate? The role of heart, words and skills in interpersonal synergies?
20 May, 2015Paediatric Cerebrovascular Conference : diagnosis and disease in the 2lst century
21 May, 2015Professor David Osrin, Inaugural Lecture: ‘These Little Gardens: Growing Up in Public Health’
26 May, 2015Experimental Psychology Seminar: Title tba
27 May, 2015Division of Psychiatry seminar: TBC
29 May, 2015Queen Square Symposium
1 June, 2015UCL Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience Seminar Series - Adaptive gain control during human decision-making
2 June, 2015Experimental Psychology Seminar: From infants’ preverbal to language-based learning about objects and categories
2 June, 2015IIT Immunology Symposium with Pears Lecture
8 June, 2015MRC Centre for Neuromuscular Diseases Seminar Series: Molecular promiscuity: serine-palmitoyltransferase – the unfaithful enzyme
8 June, 2015UCL Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience Seminar Series - Title tbc
9 June, 2015Experimental Psychology Seminar: I can get that song out of your head; Decoding perceptual representations with retinotopic and tonotopic mapss
10 June, 2015Centre for Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience speaker programme: Title TBC
11 June, 2015The trials of conducting trials – practical problems encountered in rehab research and possible solutions
15 June, 2015UCL Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience Seminar Series - Essential contributions of frontopolar cortex to primate cognition
16 June, 2015ALS Seminar Series: GENFI – the Genetic FTD Initiative, a multicentre biomarker study of MAPT, GRN and C9orf72 mutations
16 June, 2015Experimental Psychology Seminar: Do we adapt to the recent variance of sensory signals
19 June, 20152015 Neuroscience Symposium
23 June, 2015Planetary Health
24 June, 2015Division of Psychiatry seminar: TBC
24 June, 2015NeuroTrials Day
6 July, 2015Changing Perspectives: 1st International Conference on Transport and Health
6 July, 2015MRC Centre for Neuromuscular Diseases Seminar Series: Novel Treatments in Huntington’s Disease
8 July, 2015Centre for Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience speaker programme: Title TBC
9 July, 2015Cognitive Rehabilitation
21 July, 2015Longitudinal studies: maximising their value for ageing research
17 August, 2015CBC Summer School 2015 Behaviour Change - Principles and Practice
7 September, 2015MRC Centre for Neuromuscular Diseases Seminar Series: How to develop therapies for NM disease
10 September, 2015Integrating the management of bladder dysfunction in the rehabilitation of neurological patients
15 September, 2015ALS Seminar Series: Title: TBC
6 October, 2015ALS Seminar Series: Understanding cellular heterogeneity
8 October, 2015Progress in rehabilitation research: what have we learned from the RCT? Where to from here?
10 November, 2015ALS Seminar Series: Title: TBC
12 November, 2015CNR@UCLP Seminar Series 2015: Title TBC
16 November, 2015MRC Centre for Neuromuscular Diseases Seminar Series: Axonal signalling endosomes: trafficking sorting and disease
1 December, 2015ALS Seminar Series: Title: TBC
10 December, 2015Therapy for cognitive impairment in TBI
12 January, 2016ALS Seminar Series: The tale of two motor cortices: do BA4a and BA4p have different functions in ALS?

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