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Business School - Entrepreneurship Club
no neuroscience-related seminar currently scheduled
Series Organiser: Jo Young
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Cardiovascular Sciences
Modulation of glucocorticoid bioavailability in health and disease
Prof. Geoffrey Hammond, University of British Columbia
Tuesday 17th June 2014
12 pm, Wellcome Auditorium, QMRI, Little France
Series Organiser
: Heather Laing

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Cardiovascular Sciences: Progress in Research
no neuroscience-related seminar currently scheduled

Series Organiser
: Heather Laing
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Clinical Brain Sciences - Academic Half Day
Neurological care improvement plan for NHS Lothian
Dr. Jane Hopton, Strategic Planning, Performance Reporting & Information, NHS Lothian
Thursday 24th April 2014
1 pm, DCN Seminar Room, Division of Clinical Neurosciences, Western General Hospital
Series Organiser:
Suvankar Pal
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Centre for In Vivo Imaging Sciences (Neuroimaging Sciences)
no neuroscience-related seminar currently scheduled

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Clinical Brain Sciences - Psychiatry
Code of the Street
Prof. Chris Holligan, University of the West of Scotland
Wednesday 16th April 2014
4 pm, Department Lecture Theatre, Kennedy Tower, Royal Edinburgh Hospital, Morningside
Series Organiser: Stephen Lawrie
Host: Lindsay Thomson
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Clinical Brain Sciences: Edinburgh Clinical Trials & Epidemiology Seminars
no neuroscience-related seminar currently scheduled
Series Organiser: Will Whiteley
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Cognitive Ageing and Cognitive Epidemiology
Title to be advised
Professor Andrew Steptoe, Professor of Psychology, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London
Tuesday 13th May 2014
5.15 pm, Room F21, 7 George Square, Edinburgh
Series Organiser: Beverly Roberts
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Cognitive and Neural Systems
no neuroscience-related seminar currently scheduled
Series Organiser: Iris Oren

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College of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine - Inaugural Lectures (open to the public)
no neuroscience-related seminar currently scheduled
Organiser:
Jane Weaver
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Edinburgh Aphasia Interest Group Meeting
no neuroscience-related seminar currently scheduled
Series Organiser:
Anna Jones
Evolutionary Biology
The long march of human genes
Andrea Manica, Cambridge
Wednesday 23rd April 2014
2 pm, Lecture Theatre 3, Ashworth Labs, Kings Buildings
Series Organiser: Darren Obbard
Host: Matt Bell
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Genetics and Molecular Medicine
Defects in DNA strand break repair and links to human disease
Dr. Stephen
West, London Research Institute
Thursday 1st May 2014
11.30 am, 4th Floor Lecture Theatre, OPD, Western General Hospital
Series Organiser: Eilidh Guild
Host: Prof. Nick Hastie

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Geriatric Medicine
no neuroscience-related seminar currently scheduled
Host:
Fergus Doubal

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Inflammation Research
Newborn innate immunity - to in utero and beyond!
Dr. Andrew Currie, Senior Lecturer in Immunology/ Senior Research Fellow, Murdoch University, Australia
Wednesday 23rd April 2014
12 pm, Wellcome Auditorium, QMRI, Little France
Series Organiser: Sonia Rafferty
Host: Dr. Donald Davidson
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Inflammation Research: Research in Progress
no neuroscience-related seminar currently scheduled
Series Organiser: Sonia Rafferty
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Informatics - Adaptive and Neural Computation Neuroinformatics
title to be advised
Sahar Pirmoradian, University of Edinburgh
Tuesday 15th April 2014
11 am, Room 4.31/4.33, Informatics Forum, 10 Crichton Street
Series Organiser: Charles Sutton
Host: Mark van Rossum

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Informatics - Adaptive and Neural Computation Neuroinformatics / Doctoral Training Centre in Neuroinformatics & Computational Neuroscience Joint Seminar
title to be advised
Rusian Salakhutidnov, University of Toronto
Tuesday 6th May 2014
11 am, Room 4.31/4.33, Informatics Forum, 10 Crichton Street
Series Organiser: Charles Sutton
Host: Mark van Rossum

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Informatics - Computational Mind Reading Group
no neuroscience-related seminar currently scheduled
Organiser: Mark Sprevak
Informatics - Hamming Seminar
no neuroscience-related seminar currently scheduled
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Informatics - Perception, Action and Behaviour
Top-Down Bayesian Modelling and Inference for Indoor Scenes
Luca Del Pero, University of Edinburgh
Thursday 17th April 2014
11 am, Room 4.31/33, Informatics, 10 Crichton Street
Series Organiser: Bastiaan Boom
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Integrative Physiology
Role of NMDA receptior in glutamate synapse adaptation: old actor, new vista!
Dr Laurent Groc, Interdisciplinary Institute for Neuroscience, Bordeaux
Friday 2nd May 2014
12.30 pm, Hugh Robson Lecture Theatre, University of Edinburgh
Series Organisers
: Ian Duguid and Mandy Jackson
Hosts: Prof. David Wyllie and Prof. Giles Hardingham
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Models in Science and Cognition (MiSC) Reading Group
no neuroscience-related seminar currently scheduled
Series Organiser: Eugene Philalithis
Music in Human and Social Development
no neuroscience-related seminar currently scheduled
Series Organiser: Dr. Katie Overy
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Neuroregeneration
Jab1 as a nuclear control of PNS and CNS myelination
Dr. Stefano Previtali - Institute of Experimental Neurobiology (INSPE), Division of Neuroscience and
Department of Neurology, San Raffaele Scientific Institute, Milan, Italy
Monday 5th May 2014
1 pm, Lecture Theatre B, The Chancellors Building, Little France Crescent
Series Organisers: Dave Lyons, HongYan Zhang and Anna Williams
Host: Prof. Peter Brophy
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Neurological Student Society (Edinburgh University)
no neuroscience-related event currently scheduled
Series Organiser:
Rory Piper
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Pharmacology Student Society (Edinburgh University)
Women in Science
Dr. Gillian Gray , University of Edinburgh
Wednesday 16th April 2014
5.30 pm, Meadow Lecture Theatre, Old Medical School, Teviot Place
Organiser: Rachel Cooper
Philosophy, Psychology and Informatics Reading Group
no neuroscience-related event currently scheduled
Series Organiser: Dave Ward

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Philosophy, Psychology and Language Sciences Interdisciplinary Seminar
no neuroscience-related seminar currently scheduled
Series Organiser: Thomas Bak
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Philosophy Student Society
no neuroscience-related event currently scheduled
The lectures have a £2 entry fee

Postgraduate Social Seminar Series (SBMS)
no neuroscience-related event currently scheduled
Series Organiser: Sarah Tennant
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Psychology - Cognitive Ageing Journal Club
Predicting research participation: associations between intelligence, SES, cognition and participation in the 6-Day Sample study
Caroline Brett, University of Edinburgh
Monday 14th April 2014
12.30 pm, Room S38, Psychology Building, 7 George Square
Series Organiser:
Stuart Ritchie
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Psychology Colloquia
no neuroscience-related event currently scheduled
Series Organiser: Thomas Bak
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Psychology - Human Cognitive Neuroscience
no neuroscience-related event currently scheduled
Series Organiser: David Carmel
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Regenerative Medicine
no neuroscience-related event currently scheduled
Host: Charles ffrench-Constant
Please ensure you have your university or NHS ID card with you for seminars within SCRM as you will be asked to present it when signing in
Reproductive Health
Epigenetic changes during human germ cell development
Jleqlan Zhou, University of Edinburgh

Monday 28th April 2014
12.30 pm, Lecture Theatre, Queen's Medical Research Institute
Series Organiser:
Dr. Laura O'Hara
Host: Prof. Richard Anderson
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Roslin Institute - Easter Bush Research Consortium
FANTOMS and the visualization of large-scale NGS data-sets using ZENBU
Dr. Jessica Severin, Centre for Life Science Technologies, RIKEN
Tuesday 15th April 2014
2 pm, Auditorium, The Roslin Institute
Series Organiser:
Laura Spagnolo
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Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh - Grand Round
no neuroscience-related seminar currently scheduled
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Synthetic Systems Edinburgh (formally Systems Biology Edinburgh)
no neuroscience-related seminar currently scheduled
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Wellcome Trust Centre for Cell Biology
title to be advised
Professor Witek Filipowicz, Friedrich Miescher Institute for Biomedical Research, Switzerland
Wednesday 7th May 2014
12 pm, Lecture Theatre 1, Daniel Rutherford Building
Host: David Tollervey
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Wellcome Trust Clinical Research Facility Seminar
Safe storage and transfer of research data
Susan Graham and Tracey McKinley
Wednesday 23rd April 2014
12.30 pm, Seminar Room, Wellcome Trust Clinical Research Facility, Western General Hospital
Registration required: https://www.crts.org.uk/Local/Lists/Courses.aspx?ceid=1#2131

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Western General Hospital - Grand Round
Awaiting notification
Series organisers: Ms Kelly Black /Dr Brian Campbell

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