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Business School - Entrepreneurship Club
no neuroscience-relevant events currently scheduled
Series Organiser: Jo Young
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Cardiovascular Sciences - Research in Progress Seminar
Central regulation of blood pressure and salt appetite by brain 11b-hydroxysteroid dehydrogenase type 2: A novel gene targeting approach
Julie McNairn, University of Edinburgh
Title to be advised
Raphael Castellan, University of Edinburgh
Thursday 2nd October 2014
12 pm, Lecture Theatre, The Queen's Medical Research Institute, 47 Little France Crescent
Series Organiser
: Heather Laing
Host: Michael Eddleston

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Clinical Brain Sciences - Academic Half Day
What is interferonopathy?
Dr David Hunt, Centre for Clinical Brain Sciences
Thursday 2nd October 2014
1 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.
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Clinical Brain Sciences - Brain Research Imaging Centre
Cortical parcellation of healthy middle-aged brains
Shadia Mikhael, University of Edinburgh
What Radiochemistry can do for you
Christophe Lucatelli, University of Edinburgh
Friday 3rd October 2014
1 pm, Mary Kinross Room, The Queen's Medical Research Institute, 47 Little France Crescent
Series Contact: bric@ed.ac.uk

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Clinical Brain Sciences - Psychiatry
Depression in type 2 diabetes: two sides of the same coin?
Khalida Ismail, Professor of Psychiatry and Medicine, Institute of Psychiatry, King's College London
Wednesday 1st October 2014
4 pm, Small Lecture Theatre, Kennedy Tower, Royal Edinburgh Hospital
Series Organiser:
Stephen Lawrie, sponsored by SMHRN
Host: Andrew McIntosh
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Clinical Brain Sciences - Edinburgh Clinical Trials & Epidemiology Seminars
What is the prognosis of 6000 patients see in the TIA clinic?
Dr Will Whiteley, Centre for Clinical Brain Sciences
Wednesday 1st October 2014
Series Organiser: Will Whiteley
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Clinical Psychology - Edinburgh Seminars in Clinical Psychology
no neuroscience-related seminar currently scheduled
Series Organiser: Paul Hutton
Cognitive Ageing and Cognitive Epidemiology
Putting your money where your mouth is: can we design programmes to prevent Alzheimer's disease?
Prof Karen Ritchie, Department of Public Health and Epidemiology, Imperial College London
Tuesday 7th October 2014
5pm, Lecture Theatre F21, Psychology Building, 7 George Square

Series Organiser: Caroline Brett
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Cognitive and Neural Systems
Eyewitness identification decisions: memory (for the perpetrator), metacognitions (about memory), mode (of lineup presentation), and manner (of making the decision)
Dr Jamal Mansour Queen Margaret University
Thursday 9th October 2014
12.30 pm, Gaddum Lecture Theatre, 1 George Square

Host: Tara Spire-Jones
Series Organiser
: Tara Spire-Jones
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College of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine - Medical Detectives Public Lecture
Unlocking the mysteries of childhood epilepsy
Dr Richard Chin, Muir Maxwell Epilepsy Centre, Univeristy of Edinburgh
Thursday 9th October 2014
6pm, Anatomy Lecture Theatre, Old Medical School, Teviot Place
free, but click here to book a place
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Genetics and Molecular Medicine
title to be confirmed (research area: RNA binding proteins in neuronal regulation)
Dr Jernej Ule, University College London
Thursday 2nd October 2014
1 pm, 4th Floor Lecture Theatre, Outpatients Building, Western General Hospital
Host: Dr Grzegorz Kudla
Series Organiser: Eilidh Guild

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Geriatric Medicine
Title to be advised
Monday 6th October 2014
1.15 pm, Postgraduate Education Centre, Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh, Little France

Organiser:
Fergus Doubal

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Informatics - Adaptive and Neural Computation
no neuroscience-related seminar currently scheduled
Series Organiser:
Iain Murray
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Informatics - Perception, Action and Behaviour
Title to be advised

Michael Hermann, Institute of Adaptive and Neural Computation
Thursday 2nd October 2014
1pm, room 4.31/4.33, Informatics Forum, Crichton Street
Series Organiser: Bastiaan Boom
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Integrative Physiology
Genetics and Epigenetics of Anxiety-Related Behaviour
Prof. Rainer Landgraf, Max Planck Institute of Psychiatry, Munich, Germany
Friday 3rd October 2014
12.30 pm, Hugh Robson Lecture Theatre, Hugh Robson Building, George Square
Host: Mike Ludwig
Series Organisers
: Mandy Jackson and Emanuel Busch
Sponsored in part by The Physiological Society
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Music in Human and Social Development
no neuroscience-related seminar currently scheduled
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Neuroscience Seminars
Control of Schwann cell phenotype transition after nerve injury
Dr. Hugo Cabedo, Institute of Neurosciences, Universidad Miguel Hernández
Monday 20th October 2014
1 pm, Lecture Theatre B, Chancellors Building
Host:
Prof. Peter Brophy
Series Organisers
: Dave Lyons, HongYan Zhang and Anna Williams
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Neuroscience Translational Research Forum
Launch Event
8th October 2014,
4pm, Centre for Clinical Brain Sciences (CCBS), Chancellors Building, Little France
Topics for the initial meeting will include: 1) how the group might work and 2) stroke research in Edinburgh. Further details to follow, but please save this date! All welcome!
Neurological Student Society (EUNS)
no neuroscience events currently scheduled
Series Organiser:
Rory Piper
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Philosophy, Psychology and Informatics Reading Group
Multisensory integration, and the many unities of consciousness
Dr Ophelia Deroy, Institute of Philosophy, School of Advanced Study, University of London
Wednesday 8th October 2014
4.30 pm - 6 pm, Room 2.14, Appleton Tower, 11 Crichton Street
Series Organiser: Mark Sprevak
Philosophy, Psychology and Language Sciences Interdisciplinary Seminar
no neuroscience-related seminar currently scheduled
Series Organiser:
Thomas Bak
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Psychology - Cognitive Ageing and Cognitive Epidemiology Seminar
Putting your money where your mouth is: can we design programmes to prevent Alzheimer's disease?
Prof. Karen Ritchie, Senior Research Director, French National Institute of Medical Research (INSERM) and Honorary Professor with the Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Imperial College, London
Tuesday 7th October 2014
5pm, F21, Department of Psychology, 7 George Square
Series Organiser:
Caroline Brett
Psychology - Cognitive Ageing Journal Club
Coupled changes in brain white matter structure and fluid intelligence in later life
Stuart Ritchie, Psychology
Monday 29th September 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
Learning things we don't already know: A neurocomputational account of structure learning from finite data
Alex Doumas, Psychology
Friday 3rd October 2014
4 pm, Room G32, 7 George Square
Series Organiser: David Carmel
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Regenerative Medicine
Signals regulating neural stem cell self-renewal and fate determination
Prof Tetsuya Taga, Dept of Stem Cell Regulation, Tokyo Medical and Dental University, Tokyo, Japan
Wednesday 1st October 2014
1 pm, SCRM Seminar Room, SCRM Building, 5 Little France Drive, Edinburgh bioQuarter
Host: Ian Chambers
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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
Heart and Brain Disease Linked to Early Hypoxia, Glucocorticoids and Oxidative Stress
Prof. Dino Guissani, University of Cambridge
Monday 13th October 2014
12.30 pm, Lecture Theatre, Queen’s Medical Research Institute
Host:
Prof. Jane Norman
Series Organiser:
Dr. Laura O'Hara
Roslin Institute - Easter Bush Research Consortium
no neuroscience-related seminar currently scheduled
Series Organiser: Paula Brunton
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The Scottish TSE Network (STN) Annual Symposium
10th November 2014 - 11th November 2014, The Roslin Institute, Edinburgh
Day 1: Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) pathogenesis and transmissibility
Chair: Prof. Jean Manson, The Roslin Institute and R(D)SVS, UK
1.30 pm - 4.30 pm
Day 2: Amyloidogenesis in vitro and in vivo
Session 1:
Mechanisms of amyloid formation in vitro
Chair: Dr. Mark Head, The National CJD Research and Surveillance Unit, UK
9 am - 10.40 am
COFFEE
Session 2:
Understanding prion disease mechanisms
Chair: Dr. Mark Head, The National CJD Research and Surveillance Unit, UK
11.10 am - 12.30 pm
LUNCH
Session 3:
Practical applications: diagnostics and therapeutics
Chair: Prof. Nora Hunter, The Roslin Institute and R(D)SVS, UK
1.30 pm - 4.30 pm

Organiser: Gila Holliman
Cost: £100 (£50 for students) - registration essential here

Wellcome Trust Centre for Cell Biology
iPS technology, gene editing and disease research
Rudolf Jaenisch Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Wednesday 8th October 2014
4 pm, Main Lecture Theatre, Michael Swann Building, King's Buildings
Host: Adrian Bird
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Wellcome Trust Clinical Research Facility Seminar
no neuroscience-related seminar currently scheduled
click here for details of WTCRF training courses and registration

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