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Cardiovascular Sciences
Intravital imaging of tumour heterogeneity
Prof. Jacco van Rheenen, University of Utrecht
Monday 2nd February 2015
3 pm, Wellcome Auditorium, QMRI, 47 Little France Drive
Host: Dr Neil Henderson
Series Organiser
: Heather Laing
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Clinical Brain Sciences - Edinburgh Clinical Trials & Epidemiology Seminars
Imaging based stratification of stroke treatments
Paul Bentley, Clinical Senior Lecturer, Department of Medicine, Imperial College, London
Wednesday 28th January 2015
3 pm, CCBS Seminar room, 1st floor, Chancellor's Building, Little France
Series Organiser: Will Whiteley
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Clinical Brain Sciences - Psychiatry
Genetic variation within voltage gated calcium channels and intermediate phenotypes for psychiatric disease
Thomas Lancaster, Cardiff
Wednesday 28th January 2015
3 pm, Small lecture theatre, Kennedy Tower, Royal Edinburgh Hospital
Series Organiser:
Stephen Lawrie
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*Please note change of time for the series in 2015*
Clinical Neurosciences - Academic Half Day
Fragile x-tremor ataxia syndrome
Andrew Stanfield
Thursday 29th January 2015
1.15 pm, DCN Seminar Room, Division of Clinical Neurosciences, Western General Hospital
Series Organiser: Suvankar Pal
Those based at Little France can join a live-stream feed in Room 209, Chancellor's Building, RIE.
Lunch available from 1 pm.

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Clinical Psychology
awaiting notification
Series Organiser: Paul Hutton
Cognitive Ageing and Cognitive Epidemiology
Alzheimer's disease: big problem, Big Data, big solution?
Professor Simon Lovestone, Professor of Translational Neuroscience, Department of Psychiatry, Medical Sciences Division, University of Oxford.
Tuesday 24th February 2015
5.00 pm, Room F21, 7 George Square, Edinburgh EH8 9JZ (followed by a drinks reception). This seminar is open to all.
Series Organiser: Caroline Brett
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Cognitive and Neural Systems
The role of the subiculum in the hippocampal formation
Dr Colin Lever, University of Durham
Thursday 29th January 2015
12.30 pm, Gaddum Lecture Theatre, 1 George Square

Series Organiser
: Tara Spire-Jones
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College of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine - Medical Detectives Public Lecture
This series has finished for 2014; it will return in 2015 - awaiting notification
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Genetics and Molecular Medicine
Altered de novo protein synthesis in neurodevelopmental disorders

Dr Emily Osterweil, Centre for Integrative Physiology, University of Edinburgh
Thursday 29th January 2015
1 pm, 4th Floor Lecture Theatre, Outpatients Building, Western General Hospital
Host
: Cathy Abbott
Series Organiser: Eilidh Guild

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Geriatric Medicine
awaiting notification of next seminar
Organiser:
Fergus Doubal

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Imaging Seminars
seminars will restart in 2015 - awaiting notification
Series Contact: Anne Grant

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Inflammation Research
no neuroscience-related seminar currently scheduled
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Informatics - Adaptive and Neural Computation Workshop
Localisation microscopy with quantum dots using non-negative matrix factorisation
Chris Williams, University of Edinburgh
PROTEUS: Multiplexed Optical Molecular Sensing and Imaging
Sohan Seth, University of Edinburgh
Thursday 27th January 2015
11 am, Room 4.31/4.33, Informatics Forum, 10 Crichton Street
Host:
Thomas Suslak
Series Organiser:
Iain Murray
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Informatics - Perception, Action and Behaviour
no neuroscience-related seminar currently scheduled
Series Organiser: Bastiaan Boom
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Integrative Physiology - The Mary Pickford Lecture 2014
Title to be advised
Prof. Annette Dolphin, University College London
Friday 30th January 2015
4 pm, Hugh Robson Lecture Theatre, Hugh Robson Building, George Sq.
Series Organisers: Mandy Jackson and Emanuel Busch
Host: Mike Shipston

Seminar series sponsored in part by The Physiological Society
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Interdisciplinary Networking Workshop
awaiting notification
Organiser: Javier Escudero
Music, Informatics, Cognition and Acoustic Seminar (MusICA)
The perceptual and cerebral processing of natural sounds
Bruno Giordano, Institute of Neuroscience and Psychology, Glasgow
Wednesday 28th January 2015
5pm, Room 4.31, Informatics forum

Series Organisers: Alan Smaill, Stefan Bilbao and Michael Newton
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Neuroscience Seminars
Structural Biology as a tool to understand myelin protein function
Prof. Petri Kursula, Department of Biomedicine, University of Bergen, Norway
Monday 26th January 2015
1 pm, Lecture Theatre B, Chancellors Building
Host:
Peter Brophy
Seminar series sponsorored in part by the British Neuroscience Association
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Neuroscience Translational Research Forum
next meeting to be held in 2015 - date to be confirmed
Organiser: Malcolm MacLeod
Neurological Student Society (EUNS)
Zebrafish: the key to unlocking the secrets of myelination
Dr David Lyons, University of Edinburgh
Tuesday 27th January 2015
7 pm, Room 3.01, David Hume Tower
Host: Victor Jones
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Philosophy, Psychology and Informatics Reading Group
Attentional attractors and visual awareness
David Carmel, University of Edinburgh
Wednesday 4th February 2015
4.30 pm - 6 pm, Room 2.14, Appelton Tower, 11 Crichton Street
Series Organiser
: Mark Sprevak
Philosophy, Psychology and Language Sciences Interdisciplinary Seminar
seminars will restart in 2015 - awaiting notification
Series Organiser:
Thomas Bak
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Psychology
Translational investigation of microglia in psychosis; the influence of antipsychotic medication
Peter Bloomfield, Imperial College London
Tuesday 27th January 2015
5.15 pm, F21, Psychology Building, 7 George Square
Series Organiser: Thomas Bak
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Psychology - Special Seminar
Affiliation, alignment, and belonging in infancy and early childhood
Malinda Carpenter, School of Psychology and Neuroscience, University of St Andrews & Dept. of Developmental and Comparative Psychology, Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Germany
Tuesday 3rd February 2015
12.30 pm, Seminar Room 2, Chrystal Macmillan Building, George Square
Organiser:
Hugh Rabagliati
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Psychology - Cognitive Ageing Journal Club
Representation and regulation of semantic knowledge and their breakdown under brain damage
Paul Hoffman, CCACE, University of Edinburgh
12.30 pm, Room S38, Psychology Building, 7 George Square

Series Organiser:
Stuart Ritchie
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Psychology - Human Cognitive Neuroscience & Individual Differences: Joint Seminar
Sex, skydiving, and following the crowd: How are sex differences in risky behaviour shaped by evolution and culture?
Kate Cross, School of Psychology & Neuroscience, University of St Andrews
Friday 30th January 2015
4 pm, Room G32, Psychology Building, 7 George Square
Series Organiser: David Carmel
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Regenerative Medicine
Impact pipelines and the turn to dialogue: sociological perspectives on translational science
Prof Sarah Franklin, Reproductive Sociology Research Group (ReproSoc), University of Cambridge, UK
Thursday 29th January 2015
12 noon, SCRM Seminar Room, SCRM Building, 5 Little France Drive
Host: Clare Blackburn
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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 - Research Clinic
Advanced neonatal magnetic resonance imaging to predict neurocognitive outcome after preterm birth
Emma Moore, University of Edinburgh
Resolution of inflammation in the uterine endometrium
Greg Armstrong, University of Edinburgh
Friday 30th January 2015
2 pm, Wellcome Auditorium, QMRI, Little France
Hosts: Emma Moore & Greg Armstrong
Roslin Institute
Ramified microglia as protective cells in hippocampal excitotoxicity: role of P2X7 and TNFalpha
Prof. Knut Biber, University of Freiburg, Germany
Wednesday 4th February 2015
3.30 pm, The Roslin Institute Auditorium, The Roslin Institute
Host: Kathleen Renault
Series Organiser: Paula Brunton
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Wellcome Trust Centre for Cell Biology
no neuroscience-related seminar currently scheduled
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Wellcome Trust Clinical Research Facility Seminar
A Practical Guide to Patient & Public Involvement in Research
Allison Worth, Patient & Public Involvement Advisor
Thursday 29th January 2015
10 am - 1 pm, Seminar room, Wellcome Trust Clinical Research Facility, Western General Hospital
free but registration essential - email
wtcrf.education@ed.ac.uk
more info here

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