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19 September, 2018 - CDCN Seminar: Modelling "normal" in the developing brain using MRI to detect pathology in prematurity and childhood

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

Speaker: Dr Jonathan O'Muircheartaigh, Imaging & Biomedical Engineering, Kings College London Abstract: In clinical neuroimaging, rapid developmental changes occurring in both clinical MRI contrasts and quantitative techniques can act to mask pathology when investigating the developing brain. When comparing groups, this can reduce statistical power, but when trying to detect tissue changes in individual infants and children, this effectively means that sensitivity to pathology can depend on the age of the individual being assessed and indeed can lead to differing patterns of false positive and negative changes.In this work, I’ll present both parametric and non-parametric approaches to address brain growth, creating pseudo-growth curves of brain tissue and shape development. I’ll use these techniques to better describe white matter pathology in the neonatal brain and subtle changes in the childhood brain. All welcome to attend.

Location: June Lloyd Room, UCL GOS Institute of Child Health, London,

Contact: Katherine Ross

Email: katherine.ross@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: 020 7905 2181

19 September, 2018 - The involvement of women's partners and families in perinatal mental health care: a qualitative study

Time: 14:30:00 - 15:00:00

Speaker: Billie Lever-Taylor, UCL Division of Psychiatry

Location: Maple House seminar room, 6th Floor, 149 Tottenham Court Road, London, W1T 7NF

Contact: Berni Courtney

Email: b.courtney@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: Please email

19 September, 2018 - UCL Division of Psychiatry: Community Treatment Orders - why can't we accept the evidence

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

Speaker: Professor Tom Burns, University of Oxford

Location: Maple House 6th Floor seminar room, 149 Tottenham Court Road, London, W1T 7NF

Contact: Berni Courtney

Email: b.courtney@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: Please email

20 September, 2018 - SWC Seminar: Cellular and circuit mechanisms for spatial computation

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

Speaker: Professor Matthew Nolan, University of Edinburgh How do cells of the brain implement computations important for cognition? The well characterised spatial firing of grid cells and other neurons in the medial entorhinal cortex (MEC) make this structure an excellent model for investigation of cognitive circuitry. However, the mechanisms by which grid and other spatial codes are established and their roles in behaviour are unclear. I will discuss experiments that investigate molecularly defined cell types in the medial entorhinal cortex, their contribution to real world and virtual behaviours, and principles for their organisation into functional circuits. No need to register, please just come along!

Location: Ground Floor Lecture Theatre, Sainsbury Wellcome Centre 25 Howland Street, London, W1T 4JG

Contact: Sainsbury Wellcome Centre Events

Email: swc-events@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: +44 20 3108 8004

20 September, 2018 - Vision@UCL Talk

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

Vision@UCL Talks is a monthly-Talks Series featuring eminent national and international vision science speakers to stimulate connections in vision research. Speaker: Dr Valérie Goffaux, Université Catholique de Louvain, Belgium Title: Orientation and spatial frequency encoding in the ventral visual pathway: the case of face perception in humans

Location: G03, 26 Bedford Way, , London, WC1H 0DS

Contact: Dr. Tessa Dekker / Dr. John Greenwood

Email: t.dekker@ucl.ac.uk; john.greenwood@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: Please email

21 September, 2018 - Annual Symposium: Cross-Species Conversations: Integrating findings across nervous systems

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

On September 21st we will welcome a panel of internationally renowned neuroscientists from leading institutes in the USA, Portugal, Germany and England. Their research focuses on both the commonly studied species, as well as some of the more unusual ones, and their teams are presently involved in cross-species projects. Our Symposium will provide the opportunity to hear engaging talks, join the discussion with our panel of researchers, and interact closely with the invited speakers and other like-minded people in our signature smaller group discussions and post-symposium BBQ and party. We hope to see you there!

Location: Sainsbury Wellcome Centre, 25 Howland Street, London, W1T 4JG

Contact: Sainsbury Wellcome Centre Events

Email: swc-events@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: +44 20 3108 8004

24 September, 2018 - “Significance of animal experimentation to drug development for muscular dystrophy”

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

MRC Centre for Neuromuscular Diseases & Dubowitz Neuromuscular Centre Seminar Title: “Significance of animal experimentation to drug development for muscular dystrophy” Speaker: Yoshitsugu Aoki, MD PhD, Dept of Molecular Therapy, Nat Inst Neuroscience, National Center of Neuorolgy & Psychiatry,Tokyo, Japan Location: Leolin Price Lecture Theatre, UCL GOS Institute of Child Health, 30 Guilford Street, London WC1N 1EH All welcome to attend,

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

Contact: Jane Miller

Email: jane.miller@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: Please email

25 September, 2018 - Intro to PPI: what can PPI do for you

Time: 14:00:00 - 16:00:00

This session is for anyone new to PPI. Learn what patient and public involvement is all about, and how it can help your research. Pick up some of the basics of incorporating patient involvement into your work. The National Institute for Health Research University College London Hospitals Biomedical Research Centre in partnership with UCLPartners is running a programme of regular award-winning workshops for clinical academic researchers on patient and public involvement (PPI) in research. The workshops, which are supported by the Wellcome Trust and open to researchers working in UCLPartners partnership organisations, are practical and the aim is to build up researchers’ skills in effectively involving lay people in the research process, from setting research priorities to designing protocols. Please note these workshops are for researchers and concern the active involvement of lay people in the research process and are not about the recruitment of participants to a trial.

Location: Maple House, 149 Tottenham Court Road, London,

Contact: PPI Helpdesk

Email: ppihelpdesk@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: Please email

27 September, 2018 - Synaptopathies Seminar Series: Dr Vincenzo Marra

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

Speaker: Dr Vincenzo Marra, University of Leicester “Synaptic vesicle distribution in a model of focal epilepsy"

Location: GLT lecture theatre (Gilliat Lecture Theatre), Ground Floor Queen Square House, London,

Contact: Erica Tagliatti

Email: e.tagliatti@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: Please email

28 September, 2018 - Brain Meeting

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

Speaker: Dorothea Hammerer (UCL/DZNE) 'The ageing noradrenergic system'. There will be coffee, tea and cake in the conservatory directly after the talk.

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

Contact: Brain Meeting organisers

Email: ion.fil.brainmeetings@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: +44 (0)20 3448 4362

28 September, 2018 - Ear Institute talk

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

Speaker: Andrei S. Kozlov, Department of Bioengineering, Imperial College London 'Gating without swinging: a two-channel model of hair-cell mechanotransduction with membrane-mediated cooperativity' Sound-induced vibrations of the inner ear stretch tip links between stereocilia of hair cells and open mechanotransduction ion channels. Channel opening in turn relaxes the tip links. The classical gating-spring model ascribes this gating compliance to the conformational change of a single mechanotransduction channel upon gating, known as the gating swing. To reproduce the experimental data, however, the magnitude of the gating swing must be comparable to, or even greater than, the size of a typical ion channel. Experimental evidence indicates that each tip link is associated on average with two channels, and that the lipid bilayer modulates their gating, although it is not clear how....

Location: Main seminar room, UCL Ear Institute, London,

Contact: Roland Schaette

Email: r.schaette@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: Please email

28 September, 2018 - Getting stuck into PPI: focus groups and more

Time: 09:00:00 - 11:30:00

This session is for anyone who understand the role of PPI, and wants to put their learning into practice. The session examines PPI methods in more depth, with looking particularly at how to run a PPI focus group. The National Institute for Health Research University College London Hospitals Biomedical Research Centre in partnership with UCLPartners is running a programme of regular award-winning workshops for clinical academic researchers on patient and public involvement (PPI) in research. The workshops, which are supported by the Wellcome Trust and open to researchers working in UCLPartners partnership organisations, are practical and the aim is to build up researchers’ skills in effectively involving lay people in the research process, from setting research priorities to designing protocols. Please note these workshops are for researchers and concern the active involvement of lay people in the research process and are not about the recruitment of participants to a trial.

Location: Maple House, 149 Tottenham Court Road, London,

Contact: PPI Helpdesk

Email: ppihelpdesk@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: Please email

3 October, 2018 - Down Syndrome Seminar Series - UCL Institute of Neurology

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

Speaker: Rick Livesey, Cambridge Title: "Human stem cell studies of neural development and neurodegeneration in Down syndrome" Please contact the organisers, Frances Wiseman (f.Wiseman@ucl.ac.uk) and Elizabeth Fisher (elizabeth.fisher@ucl.ac.uk) For queries ALL WELCOME.

Location: Large second floor seminar room, Institute of Neurology, Queen Square House, Queen Square, WC1N 3BG

Contact: Frances Wiseman and Elizabeth Fisher

Email: f.Wiseman@ucl.ac.uk / elizabeth.fisher@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: Please email

4 October, 2018 - Psychological research in the real world (Clinical, Educational and Health Psychology Lecture Series)

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

CEHP Speakers: Professor Val Curran, Professor Dino Petrides and Dr Paul Chadwick Chair: Prof Stephen Pilling This series will demonstrate the breadth and overlap in research within the department, and provide a space for colleagues and students to come together. We start the term with a lecture from speakers from our own department, and then finish with a lecture from a guest speaker. All lectures will be from 4:30 – 5:30 and will be followed by a drinks reception.

Location: TBC, 26 Bedford Way, , London, WC1H 0DS

Contact: Kasia Furmaniak

Email: katarzyna.furmaniak.13@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: Please email

9 October, 2018 - ALS Seminar: Professor Andre Gerber

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

Speaker: Professor Andre Gerber, Faculty of Health & Medical Sciences, University of Surrey Host: Professor Elizabeth Fisher This seminar is part of the ALS Seminar Series

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

9 October, 2018 - Facilitation: how to get the most our of your PPI activities

Time: 14:00:00 - 16:00:00

This session is for anyone looking to run workshops of focus groups. Learn how to get the most out of your meetings. The National Institute for Health Research University College London Hospitals Biomedical Research Centre in partnership with UCLPartners is running a programme of regular award-winning workshops for clinical academic researchers on patient and public involvement (PPI) in research. The workshops, which are supported by the Wellcome Trust and open to researchers working in UCLPartners partnership organisations, are practical and the aim is to build up researchers’ skills in effectively involving lay people in the research process, from setting research priorities to designing protocols. Please note these workshops are for researchers and concern the active involvement of lay people in the research process and are not about the recruitment of participants to a trial.

Location: Maple House, 149 Tottenham Court Road, London,

Contact: PPI Helpdesk

Email: ppihelpdesk@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: Please email

9 October, 2018 - How to fill in the PPI section of grant form

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

This session is for anyone struggling to work PPI into their funding applications. Learn what funders are looking for, and at what stage of applying for funding you should be seeking patient input. The National Institute for Health Research University College London Hospitals Biomedical Research Centre in partnership with UCLPartners is running a programme of regular award-winning workshops for clinical academic researchers on patient and public involvement (PPI) in research. The workshops, which are supported by the Wellcome Trust and open to researchers working in UCLPartners partnership organisations, are practical and the aim is to build up researchers’ skills in effectively involving lay people in the research process, from setting research priorities to designing protocols. Please note these workshops are for researchers and concern the active involvement of lay people in the research process and are not about the recruitment of participants to a trial.

Location: Maple House, 149 Tottenham Court Road, London,

Contact: PPI Helpdesk

Email: ppihelpdesk@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: Please email

11 October, 2018 - UCLPartners Centre for Neurorehabilitation Seminar: Exploiting plasticity in brainstem systems for rehabilitation, a lecture

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

Speaker: Professor Stuart Baker, Newcastle University About this lecture: In this lecture, I will describe our work on how the reticulospinal tract contributes to movement in healthy primates (including humans), with a special focus on hand function. This system becomes especially important when the corticospinal tract is damaged after a stroke; then, strengthening reticulospinal connections can aid, but also limit, recovery. Finally, I will review our most recent work exploring novel stimulus protocols which can induce plastic changes in this pathway, and describe how these can be used to improve hand function in stroke survivors.

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

Contact: Centre for Neurorehabilitation

Email: cnr@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: Please email

12 October, 2018 - Brain Meeting

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

Speaker: Prof. Karla Miller, University of Oxford There will be coffee, tea and cake in the conservatory directly after the talk.

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

Contact: Brain Meeting organisers

Email: ion.fil.brainmeetings@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: +44 (0)20 3448 4362

12 October, 2018 - WIBR Seminar: Paul Anastasiades

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

Speaker: Paul Anastasiades, Center for Neural Science, NYU Title: Synaptic Organisation and Neuromodulation of the Mouse Prefrontal Cortex

Location: Foyer Seminar Room 1, Cruciform Building, Gower Street, London, WC1E 6BT

Contact: Dr Beverley Clark

Email: b.clark@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: + 44 20 7679 6955 (x46955)

15 October, 2018 - ICN Seminar: 'Nonverbal synchrony and physiological entrainment in social interaction'

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

Speaker: Wolfgang Tschacher , University Hospital of Psychiatry & Psychotherapy, Bern, Switzerland Title: Nonverbal synchrony and physiological entrainment in social interaction Host: Antonia Hamilton Every week during term time, the Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience invites an external speaker to present their work, discuss and mutually inspire. This series of seminars is open to all.

Location: B10, Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience, 17 Queen Square, London, WC1N 3AZ

Contact: Rosalyn Lawrence

Email: rosalyn.lawrence@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: 02076 791 164

16 October, 2018 - Evening Event: Representing the body: art, physiology and pathology collide

Time: 18:00:00 - 21:00:00

Organised by UCL Neuroscience

Join us at UCL’s Pathology Museum for an evening event to celebrate a newly installed art exhibition which explores the relationships between body matter and the biological rhythms of the brain. Between 6-7pm hear perspectives from artist Andrew Carnie, pathologist Alan Bates, and neuroscientist Kimberley Whitehead, and stay on from 7-9pm for continued discussion as we view the art over drinks to a curated brain rhythm-inspired playlist. There is no need to book for this event, just turn up!

Location: UCL Pathology Museum, Royal Free Campus, Rowland Hill Street, Hampstead, NW3 2PF

Contact: Kimberley Whitehead

Email: k.whitehead@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: +44 (0)20 7679 3533

16 October, 2018 - Experimental Psychology Seminar

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

Title: “Visual stimulus processing and spatial memory in the retrosplenial cortex” Speaker: Frank Sengpiel (Cardiff University)

Location: Room 305, 26 Bedford Way, , London, WC1H 0DS

Contact: UCL Department of Experimental Psychology

Email: a.esposito@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: +44 (0) 207 679 5332

17 October, 2018 - UCL Division of Psychiatry: The computational anatomy of psychosis

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

Speaker: Professor Karl J. Friston, Institute of Neurology, UCL Abstract: This talk considers formal or computational approaches to psychopathology. I will use schizophrenia to offer a case study of computational psychiatry. We first review the basic phenomenology and pathophysiological theories of schizophrenia. These motivate the choice of a formal or computational framework within which to understand the symptoms and signs of schizophrenia; particularly, in terms of false beliefs or inference. This framework is the Bayesian brain. We will focus on the (neuromodulatory) encoding of uncertainty or precision within predictive coding implementations of active inference – to demonstrate computational approaches to the nature and pathogenesis of hallucinations and delusions.

Location: Maple House 6th Floor seminar room, 149 Tottenham Court Road, London, W1T 7NF

Contact: Berni Courtney

Email: b.courtney@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: Please email

19 October, 2018 - Brain Meeting

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

Speaker: Prof. Jorn Diedrichsen, University of Western Ontario There will be coffee, tea and cake in the conservatory directly after the talk.

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

Contact: Brain Meeting organisers

Email: ion.fil.brainmeetings@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: +44 (0)20 3448 4362

22 October, 2018 - ICN Seminar: 'Fear and loathing in adolescence – avoidance and learned fear'

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

Speaker: Liat Levita, Dept Psychology, University of Sheffield Title: Fear and loathing in adolescence – avoidance and learned fear Host: Sarah-Jayne Blakemore Every week during term time, the Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience invites an external speaker to present their work, discuss and mutually inspire. This series of seminars is open to all.

Location: B10, Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience, 17 Queen Square, London, WC1N 3AZ

Contact: Rosalyn Lawrence

Email: rosalyn.lawrence@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: 02076 791 164

23 October, 2018 - Experimental Psychology Seminar

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

Title: “It is unlikely that this is an optimal communication format:” Words vs. numbers in risk communication” Speaker: Adam Harris (UCL)

Location: Room 305, 26 Bedford Way, , London, WC1H 0DS

Contact: UCL Department of Experimental Psychology

Email: a.esposito@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: +44 (0) 207 679 5332

29 October, 2018 - ICN Seminar: Title TBC

Time: 16:00:00 -

Speaker: Marcel Brass, Dept Experimental Psychology, Ghent University, Belgium Title: To be announced Host: Antonia Hamilton Every week during term time, the Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience invites an external speaker to present their work, discuss and mutually inspire. This series of seminars is open to all.

Location: B10, Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience, 17 Queen Square, London, WC1N 3AZ

Contact: Rosalyn Lawrence

Email: rosalyn.lawrence@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: 02076 791 164

30 October, 2018 - UCLPartners Centre for Neurorehabilitation: Clinical Networking event

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

Neurorehabilitation for young adults: How do we include parenting and spousal roles? More and more young adults are presenting with complex neurological conditions, and commonly their rehabilitation needs to include the return to parenting and spousal roles. This work is often carried out by adult neurological rehabilitation teams who may not be trained in, for example, understanding a child’s needs or perspective. Therapists may be unfamiliar with what parental and spousal roles entail, and added to this, child and adult health and social care services may be disjointed. Using our usual 10-minute presentation format, we invite you to share your experiences of how teams have addressed these challenges. How and when do we involve children in the rehabilitation of their parent? How have we used other sectors – charities / education / social services? Please send your abstracts (up to 100 words) to cnr@ucl.ac.uk by 10th October.

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

Contact: Centre for Neurorehabilitation

Email: cnr@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: Please email

2 November, 2018 - Brain Meeting

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

Speaker: Dr. Julio Acosta-Cabronero , UCL Brain iron: a marker of cellular status? There will be coffee, tea and cake in the conservatory directly after the talk.

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

Contact: Brain Meeting organisers

Email: ion.fil.brainmeetings@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: +44 (0)20 3448 4362

5 November, 2018 - ICN Seminar: Linking mindreading and metacognition: The case of autism spectrum disorder

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

Speaker: David Williams, School of Psychology, University of Kent Title: Linking mindreading and metacognition: The case of autism spectrum disorder Host: Sarah White Every week during term time, the Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience invites an external speaker to present their work, discuss and mutually inspire. This series of seminars is open to all.

Location: B10, Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience, 17 Queen Square, London, WC1N 3AZ

Contact: Rosalyn Lawrence

Email: rosalyn.lawrence@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: 02076 791 164

7 November, 2018 - Down Syndrome Seminar Series - UCL Institute of Neurology

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

Speaker: Jamie Edgin, Arizona Title: TBC Please contact the organisers, Frances Wiseman (f.Wiseman@ucl.ac.uk) and Elizabeth Fisher (elizabeth.fisher@ucl.ac.uk) For queries ALL WELCOME.

Location: Large second floor seminar room, Institute of Neurology, Queen Square House, Queen Square, WC1N 3BG

Contact: Frances Wiseman and Elizabeth Fisher

Email: f.Wiseman@ucl.ac.uk / elizabeth.fisher@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: Please email

8 November, 2018 - UCLPartners Centre for Neurorehabilitation Seminar: Advances in evidence-based MS physical rehabilitation

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

Speaker: Peter Feys (Hasselt University, Belgium) Followed by refreshments. No registration required – please just come along.

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

Contact: Centre for Neurorehabilitation

Email: cnr@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: Please email

9 November, 2018 - Brain Meeting

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

Speaker: Dr. Chen Song, Cardiff University There will be coffee, tea and cake in the conservatory directly after the talk.

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

Contact: Brain Meeting organisers

Email: ion.fil.brainmeetings@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: +44 (0)20 3448 4362

9 November, 2018 - Otto Wolff Neuroscience Symposium 2018

Time: 09:00:00 - 17:00:00

Otto Wolff Lectures: Mary Reilly, Eugenio Mercuri Speakers: Francesco Muntoni, Rita Horvath, Matt Hall, Thomas Voit, Kate Maresh, Elizabeth Busch Poster Competition: We'll be delighted to receive your posters, which will be accepted on a first-come first-served basis. Deadline: 22nd October. For more information please contact: ICH.DN.Programme@ucl.ac.uk Attendance is free at this event but pre-registration via Eventbrite is required.

Location: Kennedy Lecture Theatre, UCL Great Ormond Street Institute of Child Health 30 Guilford St,, ,

Contact: Director's office, UCL GOS ICH

Email: ich.director@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: Please email

12 November, 2018 - How to find patient partners, and keep them involved

Time: 11:00:00 - 13:00:00

This session is for anyone looking to involve patients in their research. Learn where to go to find people who will get involved, and how to help them remain engaged. The National Institute for Health Research University College London Hospitals Biomedical Research Centre in partnership with UCLPartners is running a programme of regular award-winning workshops for clinical academic researchers on patient and public involvement (PPI) in research. The workshops, which are supported by the Wellcome Trust and open to researchers working in UCLPartners partnership organisations, are practical and the aim is to build up researchers’ skills in effectively involving lay people in the research process, from setting research priorities to designing protocols. Please note these workshops are for researchers and concern the active involvement of lay people in the research process and are not about the recruitment of participants to a trial.

Location: Maple House, 149 Tottenham Court Road, London,

Contact: PPI Helpdesk

Email: ppihelpdesk@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: Please email

12 November, 2018 - ICN Seminar: Title TBC

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

Speaker: Rebecca Lawson, Royal Society Wellcome Trust Henry Dale Fellow, Dept Psychology, University of Cambridge Title: To be announced Host: Jon Roiser Every week during term time, the Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience invites an external speaker to present their work, discuss and mutually inspire. This series of seminars is open to all.

Location: B10, Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience, 17 Queen Square, London, WC1N 3AZ

Contact: Rosalyn Lawrence

Email: rosalyn.lawrence@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: 02076 791 164

13 November, 2018 - ALS Seminar: Dr Mhoriam Ahmed

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

Speaker: Dr Mhoriam Ahmed, Department of Neuromuscular Disease, IoN, UCL Host: Professor Linda Greensmith This seminar is part of the ALS Seminar Series

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 November, 2018 - Building relationships: how to work with patients and the public

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

This session is for people who are ready to run PPI activities. Learn how to work sensitively with patients and the wider public, including language barriers and making PPI accessible The National Institute for Health Research University College London Hospitals Biomedical Research Centre in partnership with UCLPartners is running a programme of regular award-winning workshops for clinical academic researchers on patient and public involvement (PPI) in research. The workshops, which are supported by the Wellcome Trust and open to researchers working in UCLPartners partnership organisations, are practical and the aim is to build up researchers’ skills in effectively involving lay people in the research process, from setting research priorities to designing protocols. Please note these workshops are for researchers and concern the active involvement of lay people in the research process and are not about the recruitment of participants to a trial.

Location: Maple House, 149 Tottenham Court Road, London,

Contact: PPI Helpdesk

Email: ppihelpdesk@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: Please email

13 November, 2018 - Intro to PPI: what can PPI do for you?

Time: 14:30:00 - 16:30:00

This session is for people who are ready to run PPI activities. Learn how to work sensitively with patients and the wider public, including language barriers and making PPI accessible The National Institute for Health Research University College London Hospitals Biomedical Research Centre in partnership with UCLPartners is running a programme of regular award-winning workshops for clinical academic researchers on patient and public involvement (PPI) in research. The workshops, which are supported by the Wellcome Trust and open to researchers working in UCLPartners partnership organisations, are practical and the aim is to build up researchers’ skills in effectively involving lay people in the research process, from setting research priorities to designing protocols. Please note these workshops are for researchers and concern the active involvement of lay people in the research process and are not about the recruitment of participants to a trial.

Location: Maple House, 149 Tottenham Court Road, London,

Contact: PPI Helpdesk

Email: ppihelpdesk@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: Please email

19 November, 2018 - ICN Seminar: Title TBC

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

Speaker: Jennifer Cook, School of Psychology, University of Birmingham Title: To be announced Host: Sarah-Jayne Blakemore Every week during term time, the Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience invites an external speaker to present their work, discuss and mutually inspire. This series of seminars is open to all.

Location: B10, Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience, 17 Queen Square, London, WC1N 3AZ

Contact: Rosalyn Lawrence

Email: rosalyn.lawrence@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: 02076 791 164

22 November, 2018 - Synaptopathies Seminar Series: Dr Tiago Branco

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

Speaker: Dr Tiago Branco, University College London

Location: GLT lecture theatre (Gilliat Lecture Theatre), Ground Floor Queen Square House, London,

Contact: Erica Tagliatti

Email: e.tagliatti@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: Please email

23 November, 2018 - Brain Meeting

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

Speaker: Dr. Simon Hanslmayr , University of Birmingham There will be coffee, tea and cake in the conservatory directly after the talk.

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

Contact: Brain Meeting organisers

Email: ion.fil.brainmeetings@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: +44 (0)20 3448 4362

26 November, 2018 - ICN Seminar: Title TBC

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

Speaker: Armin Zlomuzica, Clinical Psychology & Psychotherapy, Ruhr University, Bochum, Germany Title: To be announced Host: Oliver Robinson Every week during term time, the Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience invites an external speaker to present their work, discuss and mutually inspire. This series of seminars is open to all.

Location: B10, Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience, 17 Queen Square, London, WC1N 3AZ

Contact: Rosalyn Lawrence

Email: rosalyn.lawrence@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: 02076 791 164

27 November, 2018 - Experimental Psychology Seminar

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

Title: “Attentional Selection Mediates Framing and Choice-Bias Effects” Speaker: Marius Usher (Tel Aviv University)

Location: Room 305, 26 Bedford Way, , London, WC1H 0DS

Contact: UCL Department of Experimental Psychology

Email: a.esposito@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: +44 (0) 207 679 5332

27 November, 2018 - WIBR Seminar: Professor David Rowitch

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

Part of the Division of Medicine Seminar Series Speaker: Professor David Rowitch, Professor and Head, Department of Paediatrics; Wellcome Trust Senior Investigator; Wellcome Trust-MRC Stem Cell Institute Title: 'Functional Diversity of Astrocytes' Host: Professor William D. Richardson

Location: 2nd Floor Seminar Room, Rayne Building, 5 University Street, London, WC1

Contact: Alison Kelly

Email: alison.kelly@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: Please email

30 November, 2018 - Brain Meeting

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

Speaker: Prof. Lauri Parkkonen, Aalto University There will be coffee, tea and cake in the conservatory directly after the talk.

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

Contact: Brain Meeting organisers

Email: ion.fil.brainmeetings@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: +44 (0)20 3448 4362

3 December, 2018 - ICN Seminar: 'Making memories - how the human hippocampus binds, consolidates and retrieves experiences'

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

Speaker: Bernhard Staresina, School of Psychology, University of Birmingham Title: Making memories - how the human hippocampus binds, consolidates and retrieves experiences Host: Tamar Makin Every week during term time, the Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience invites an external speaker to present their work, discuss and mutually inspire. This series of seminars is open to all.

Location: B10, Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience, 17 Queen Square, London, WC1N 3AZ

Contact: Rosalyn Lawrence

Email: rosalyn.lawrence@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: 02076 791 164

4 December, 2018 - ALS Seminar: New approaches in the hunt for drug targets to treat neurodegenerative disease

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

Speaker: Dr Fiona Marshall, VP Head of the UK Discovery Centre for MSD Research Laboratories Host: Professor Elizabeth Fisher This seminar is part of the ALS Seminar Series

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

7 December, 2018 - Brain Meeting

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

Speaker: Dr. Clive Rosenthal, University of Oxford There will be coffee, tea and cake in the conservatory directly after the talk.

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

Contact: Brain Meeting organisers

Email: ion.fil.brainmeetings@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: +44 (0)20 3448 4362

10 December, 2018 - ICN Seminar: 'The developing bodily self'

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

Speaker: Dorothy Cowiem Dept Psychology, Durham University Title: The developing bodily self Host: Tamar Makin Every week during term time, the Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience invites an external speaker to present their work, discuss and mutually inspire. This series of seminars is open to all.

Location: B10, Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience, 17 Queen Square, London, WC1N 3AZ

Contact: Rosalyn Lawrence

Email: rosalyn.lawrence@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: 02076 791 164

13 December, 2018 - Synaptopathies Seminar Series: Dr Ingo Greger

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

Speaker: Dr Ingo Greger, MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology

Location: GLT lecture theatre (Gilliat Lecture Theatre), Ground Floor Queen Square House, London,

Contact: Erica Tagliatti

Email: e.tagliatti@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: Please email

19 December, 2018 - UCL Division of Psychiatry: Insight and self-awareness

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

Speaker: Professor Anthony David, KCL

Location: Maple House 6th Floor seminar room, 149 Tottenham Court Road, London, W1T 7NF

Contact: Berni Courtney

Email: b.courtney@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: Please email

9 January, 2019 - Down Syndrome Seminar Series - UCL Institute of Neurology

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

Speaker: Carla Startin, LonDowns/KCL Title: "Cognitive decline and dementia in adults with Down syndrome" Please contact the organisers, Frances Wiseman (f.Wiseman@ucl.ac.uk) and Elizabeth Fisher (elizabeth.fisher@ucl.ac.uk) For queries ALL WELCOME.

Location: Large second floor seminar room, Institute of Neurology, Queen Square House, Queen Square, WC1N 3BG

Contact: Frances Wiseman and Elizabeth Fisher

Email: f.Wiseman@ucl.ac.uk / elizabeth.fisher@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: Please email

1 February, 2019 - UCLPartners Centre for Neurorehabilitation Symposium: Living with Cognitive Disability

Time: 09:00:00 - 17:00:00

Cognitive Rehabilitation: interventions for living with cognitive difficulties after brain damage. Professor Jon Evans (University of Glasgow) sets the tone of the day with his keynote lecture, and sessions are chaired by experts in the field – Dr Mike Dilly, Professor Diane Playford, Dr Patrick McKnight, and Dr Andrew Tyerman. This symposium is an essential educational tool for all those working in the field, providing immersion in the current challenges, possibilities, research, practicalities and opinions in cognitive rehabilitation. £125 for the full day, including lunch Half-day and student rate: £75

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

Contact: UCLPartners Centre for Neurorehabilitation

Email: cnr@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: Please email

6 February, 2019 - Down Syndrome Seminar Series - UCL Institute of Neurology

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

Speaker: John Hardy, LonDowns/KCL Title: TBC Please contact the organisers, Frances Wiseman (f.Wiseman@ucl.ac.uk) and Elizabeth Fisher (elizabeth.fisher@ucl.ac.uk) For queries ALL WELCOME.

Location: Large second floor seminar room, Institute of Neurology, Queen Square House, Queen Square, WC1N 3BG

Contact: Frances Wiseman and Elizabeth Fisher

Email: f.Wiseman@ucl.ac.uk / elizabeth.fisher@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: Please email

6 March, 2019 - Down Syndrome Seminar Series - UCL Institute of Neurology

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

Speaker: Frances Wiseman, UCL Title: TBC Please contact the organisers, Frances Wiseman (f.Wiseman@ucl.ac.uk) and Elizabeth Fisher (elizabeth.fisher@ucl.ac.uk) For queries ALL WELCOME.

Location: Large second floor seminar room, Institute of Neurology, Queen Square House, Queen Square, WC1N 3BG

Contact: Frances Wiseman and Elizabeth Fisher

Email: f.Wiseman@ucl.ac.uk / elizabeth.fisher@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: Please email

2 April, 2019 - Biomarkers in Neurodegenerative Diseases

Time: 12:00:00 - 17:00:00

The inaugural Biomarkers in neurodegenerative iseases course took place April 2018 at the University of Gothenburg. We are pleased to announce that the course will be held in 2019 in Queen Square as an exciting UCL/University of Gothenburg (UGot) collaboration. Aimed at PhD level and beyond, this detailed and comprehensive 4 day course will feature leading names in biomarker research including Profs. William Jagust (University of California Berkeley), John Hardy (UCL), Henrik Zetterberg (UCL/UGot), Kaj Blennow (UGot) and Nick Fox (UCL). We look forward to welcoming delegates from around the world for this unique educational and networking opportunity. Biomarkers are increasingly required for effective research into neurodegenerative diseases. They are critical for diagnosis, disease monitoring and will be key for measuring target engagement of disease modifying therapies.

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

Contact: UCL IoN

Email: ion.educationteam@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: +44 (0)20 3456 7890

4 April, 2019 - UK Neuromuscular Translational Research Conference 2019

Time: -

We are very pleased to announce that the 12th Annual Neuromuscular Translational Research Conference will take place on Thursday 4th and Friday 5th April 2019 at the Centre for Life, Newcastle upon Tyne. Further details to follow; please email cnmd.contact@ucl.ac.uk to be added to the mailing list for updates.

Location: Centre for Life, , Newcastle upon Tyne,

Contact: Queen Square Centre for Neuromuscular Diseases

Email: cnmd.contact@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: Please email