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Cardiovascular Sciences
Publishing in Current Biology
Dr Anne Knowlton, Associate Editor at Cell Press
Tuesday 10th May 2016
12 noon, Wellcome Auditorium, Queen's Medical Research Institute
Host: Prof Margarete Heck
Series Organiser
: Heather Laing
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Cell and Molecular Biology
Haploid genetics in human cells to unravel disease relevant
Thijn Brummelkamp, Netherlands Cancer Institute, Amsterdam
Wednesday 4th May 2016
12 noon, G.27 Lecture Theatre 1, Daniel Rutherford Building
Host: Adrian Bird
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Clinical Brain Sciences - Stroke Research Group
ESOC practise presentations - posters/talks

Wednesday 4th May 2016
3 pm, Seminar Room, Clinical Brain Sciences, 1st floor, Chancellor's Building, Little France
Series Organiser: Dr. Fergus Doubal
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Clinical Brain Sciences - Psychiatry
The Philokalia and Psychotherapy: The Praying Cure
Professor Christopher Cook , Department of Theology and Religion, University of Durham
Wednesday 4th May 2016
3 pm, Departmental Lecture Theatre, Kennedy Tower, Royal Edinburgh Hospital, Morningside
Host: Tom Russ
Series Organiser:
Stephen Lawrie
This lecture series is sponsored, in part, by the Scottish Mental Health Research Network (SMHRN)
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Clinical Neuroscience
Zika virus update
Thursday 5th May 2016
2 pm - 4 pm, DCN seminar room, Division of Clinical Neurosciences, Western General Hospital
Series contact: Tim Soane
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Clinical Psychology
awaiting notification
Series Organisers: Paul Hutton & Emily Taylor
Cognitive Ageing and Cognitive Epidemiology
Defining the genetic architecture of Alzheimer's Disease
Professor Julie Williams, MRC Centre for Neuropsychiatric Genetics and Genomics, Cardiff University
Tuesday 10th May 2016
5 pm, Room F21, Department of Psychology, 7 George Square
Organiser: Beverly Roberts
Open to all - followed by a drinks reception.
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Cognitive and Neural Systems
Strong balance makes elastic networks
Dr Tim Vogels, University of Oxford
Thursday 12th May 2016
12.30 pm, Gaddum Lecture Theatre, 1 George Square
Series Organiser: Tara Spires-Jones
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College of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine - Inaugural Lectures (open to the public)
What's the RUSH (Research to Understand Stroke due to Haemorrhage)?
Professor Rustam Al-Shahi Salman, Chair of Clinical Neurology
Monday 30th May 2016

5.30 pm, Lecture Theatre A, The Chancellor's Building, 49 Little France Crescent
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College of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine - Medical Detectives Public Lecture
awaiting notification
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Edinburgh Imaging Sciences
2016 UK PET Chemistry meeting in Edinburgh
Wednesday 4th May 2016
National Museum of Scotland - Edinburgh
Organisers: Fergus Doubal, Cyril Pernet, Anne Grant, Tom MacGilivray
more info
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Edinburgh Neuroscience: FUSION group
Fusion usually meets on the 4th Thursday of each month (4.30-6.30 pm)
All welcome - refreshments provided.
Series Organisers: David Price, David Carmel, Dean Hughes, Gordon Brennan and Jane Haley
Education: The World as we Feel it Network Series
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Siân Bayne
Thursday 5th May 2016
1.15 - 1.45 pm, Room S1 (2.01), Psychology Building, 7 George Square
The World as We Feel It is new network organised by Education, and taking place in Psychology, with a series of free, bitesize lunchtime seminars discussing, questioning and musing about emotions. All are welcome, there is no need to book. Feel free to bring your lunch.

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Education - Digital Education
no neuroscience-related seminars currently scheduled
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Genetics and Molecular Medicine
The Living Time Machine
Professor Nicola Clayton, Department of Psychology, University of Cambridge, and Mr Clive Wilkins (Artist in Residence)
Thursday 26th May 2016
1 pm, IGMM Lecture Theatre, 4th floor lecture theatre, Outpatients Department, Western General Hospital
Host: Professor Nick Hastie

Series Organiser: Eilidh Guild
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Inflammation Research
Axonal damage and oligodendrocyte stress as early events in MS lesion formation
Professor Sandra Amor, Department of Pathology, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam
Friday 6th May 2016
12 noon, Wellcome Auditorium, The Queen's Medical Research Institute, 47 Little France Crescent
Host: Dr Anne Astier
Organiser: Sonia Rafferty
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Informatics - Adaptive and Neural Computation Workshop
Unsupervised spike sorting for large scale, high density multielectrode arrays
Matthias Hennig
Optimizing information storage in recurrent neural networks
Alireza Alemi

Tuesday 3rd May 2016
11 am, Room 4.31/4.33, Informatics Forum, Crichton Street
abstracts here
Chair: Emilia Wysocka
Series Organiser: Iain Murray
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Informatics - Perception, Action and Behaviour Workshop
title to be advised
Taku Komura
Thursday 5th May 2016
12.45 pm, Room 4.31/4.33, Informatics Forum, Crichton Street
Series Organiser: Bastiaan Boom
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Integrative Physiology
title to be advised
Prof Imre Vida (Charité - Universitätsmedizin Berlin)
Friday 13th May 2016
1 pm, Lecture Theatre, Hugh Robson Building, George Square
Host: Sam Booker
Series Organisers:
Mandy Jackson and Emanuel Busch
Seminar series sponsored, in part, by The Physiological Society
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Models in Science and Cognition Reading Group
awaiting notification
Organiser: Eugene Philalithis
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Music in Human and Social Development
awaiting notification
Organiser: Katie Overy
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Neuroscience Seminar Series
Mechanisms of Axon Growth and Regeneration
Professor Frank Bradke, Group Leader at the German Center for Neurodegenerative Diseases (DZNE)
Monday 9th May 2016
1 pm, Lecture Theatre B, Chancellors Building, Little France
Host: Prof. Catherina Becker

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Neurological Student Society (EUNS)
awaiting notification
Series Organiser: EUNS
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Philosophy, Psychology and Informatics Reading Group
Discussing the draft of Wayne's forthcoming Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy entry, 'Neuroscientific theories of consciousness'
Prof Wayne Wu, Center for the Neural Basis of Cognition, Carnegie Mellon University
14th June 2016
11 am - 1 pm, Room 7.01, Dugald Stewart Building, 3 Charles Street
Organiser: Andy Clark
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Philosophy, Psychology and Language Sciences
awaiting notification
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Psychology - John Marshall Lecture
title to be advised
Ian Robertson, Trinity College Dublin
Tuesday 17th May 2016
5.15 pm, Lecture Theatre F21, Psychology Building, 7 George Square
Series Organiser and Host: Tomas Bak
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Psychology - Cognitive Ageing Journal Club
Reading: "The Genetics of Success: How SNPs Associated with Educational Attainment Relate to Life-Course Development"
Monday 9th May 2016
12.30 pm, Room S38, Psychology Building, 7 George Square
abstract here
Series Organiser: Stuart Ritchie
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Psychology - Human Cognitive Neuroscience
no neuroscience-related seminars currently scheduled
Series Organisers: Elena Gherri & Alexa Morcom
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Psychology - Individual Differences Journal Club
Open Science as response to the replication crisis in the scientific world
Felix Schönbrodt
Friday 13th May 2016
1 pm, Lecture Theatre F21, Psychology Building, 7 George Square
abstract here
Series Organiser: Drew Altschul
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Regenerative Medicine
title to be advised
Prof Joanna Wysocka, Dept of Chemical and Systems Biology, Stanford School of Medicine, USA
Thursday 26th May 2016
12 noon, SCRM Seminar Room, SCRM Building, 5 Little France Drive
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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
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Reproductive Health
no neuroscience-related seminars currently scheduled
Series Organiser: Dr. Erin Greaves
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Roslin Institute - Easter Bush Research Consortium
Mother-infant touch regulates maternal neurochemistry and caregiving
Professor Joe Lonstein, Michigan State University, USA
Wednesday 4th May 2016
3.30 pm, The Roslin Institute Auditorium
Chair: Simone Meddle
Series Organiser:
Paula Brunton
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Wellcome Trust Clinical Research Facility
no neuroscience-related seminars currently scheduled
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