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Cardiovascular Sciences
The importance of gene x environment interactions in stress-associated epigenetic changes: relevance for disease risk
Dr Elisabeth Binder, Max Planck Institute of Psychiatry
Thursday 24th January 2017
12 (noon), Wellcome Lecture Theatre, Queen’s Medical Research Institute (QMRI), Little France
Host: Dr Paddy Hadoke
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Cell and Molecular Biology
Mapping the cell in the age of big data
Georg Kustatscher
Wednesday 22nd February 2017
12 (noon), Room 7.15, Michael Swann Building
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Clinical Brain Sciences - Stroke Research Group
LEDUCQ update
Joanna Wardlaw, Centre for Clinical Brain Sciences
Wednesday 18th January 2017
3 pm, Centre for Clinical Brain Sciences, Chancellor's Building, Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh (RIE)
Series Organiser: Dr. Fergus Doubal
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Clinical Brain Sciences - Psychiatry Special Lecture
Anatomy of Malice: a psychologist and psychiatrist compete to understand the minds of Nazi war criminals on trial at Nuremberg
Dr Stephen Potts, Consultant in Transplant Psychiatry, Dept of Psychological Medicine, RIE
Wednesday 1st February 2017
4 pm, Small Lecture Theatre, Kennedy Tower, Royal Edinburgh Hospital, Morningside

Host:
Robbie Steel

Series organiser:
Stephen Lawrie
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Clinical Neuroscience
awaiting notification
Series contact: Tim Soane
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Clinical Psychology - Edinburgh Seminars in Clinical Psychology (ECPSY seminar Series)
awaiting notification
Series Organisers: Paul Hutton & Emily Taylor
Cognitive Ageing and Cognitive Epidemiology
The challenges of setting up a longitudinal panel study in ageing in Scotland
Professor David Bell, Professor of Economics, Stirling University
Monday 21st February 2017
5 pm, Room F21, Psychology Building, 7 George Square
followed by a drinks reception
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Cognitive and Neural Systems
Mapping the mind on the brain
Prof Eugenio Rodríguez, Pontifical Catholic University of Chile
Tuesday 17th January 2017
3.30 pm, Teaching Room 9, Doorway 3, Medical School, Teviot Place
Host: Renzo Lanfranco
Series organiser: Tara Spires-Jones
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College of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine - Medical Detectives Public Lecture
awaiting notification
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Computatonal Mind Reading Group
awaiting notification
Series organiser: Mark Sprevak
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Edinburgh Imaging Sciences
title tbc
Tuesday 17th January 2017
1 pm, Mary Kinross Room, Queen's Medical Research Institute (QMRI), 47 Little France Crescent
Organisers: Cyril Pernet, Anne Grant, Tom MacGilivray
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Edinburgh Medical School - Grand Round Lecture Series - Western General Hospital
Wilfred Card and John Scimeour Lectures (details tbc)

Wednesday 18th January 2017
1 pm, Main Lecture Theatre, Outpatient Building, Western General Hospital

Edinburgh Medical School Public Lecture Series - Let's Talk about Health
The first 1000 days. How stressful events before and shortly after birth can shape the rest of your life
Professor Rebecca Reynolds, and Professor Megan Holmes, University/BHF Centre for Cardiovascular Science,The University of Edinburgh
Wednesday 18th January 2017
5.30 - 6.45 pm, Queen's Medical Research Institute (QMRI), 47 Little France Crescent
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Edinburgh Neuroscience
FUSION group
awaiting notification
All are welcome to our monthly art-neuroscience group
Series Organisers: David Price, David Carmel, Dean Hughes, Gordon Brennan and Jane Haley

Genetics and Molecular Medicine
Unraveling the Complexities of Oncology with 3D Biology Technology through Simultaneous Counting of DNA, RNA & Protein
Dr. Jim White, Senior Field Applications Scientist
This seminar will introduce the nanoString FLEX system technology that has recently been installed at IGMM.
Monday 16th January 2017
2 pm, Cancer Centre Seminar Room, Institute for Genetics and Molecular Medicine, Western General Hopsital
Series Organiser: Eilidh Guild
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Inflammation Research
no neuroscience-related seminars currently scheduled
Contact:
Karen Colvin
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Informatics - Adaptive and Neural Computation Workshop
Using computational models to study individual differences: the case of trait anxiety
James Raymond
Review of: "CaMKII activation supports reward-based neural network optimization through Hamiltonian sampling"
(link to paper being reviewed: https://xxx.arxiv.org/abs/1606.00157)
David Sterratt
Tuesday 17th January 2017
11 am, Room 4.31/4.33, Informatics Forum, Crichton Street
Chair
: Alba Crespi
Series Organiser: Dr Peggy Seriès

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Informatics - Adaptive and Neural Computation Seminar
What can we learn from local field potentials (LFPs) recorded in the brain?
Prof Gaute Einevoll, Norway
Friday 20th January 2017

11 am, Room 4.31/4.33, Informatics Forum, Crichton Street
Chair
:
David Willshaw
Series Organiser: Dr Peggy Seriès
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Integrative Physiology
Muir Maxwell Epilepsy Centre: research aimed at #noepilepsy #betterepilepsy
Dr Richard Chin & Prof Mike Cousin, Muir Maxwell Epilepsy Centre
The Patrick Wild Centre
Prof Peter Kind, The Patrick Wild Centre
Tuesday 17th January 2017
1 pm, Hugh Robson lecture theatre, Hugh Robson Building, George Square
Host: Emanuel Busch
Series organisers: Karen Smillie and Emanuel Busch
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Note: The CIP seminars will now be held on Tuesdays, rather than Fridays.
The seminars are sponsored in part by The Physiological Society.
Little France Electrophysiology Group (LiFE)
awaiting notification
Series organiser: HongYan Zhang
The aim of this new meeting is to provide a platform for everyone, who is interested in electrophysiology or working on related subjects, to extensively discuss their electrophysiological related researches. The meeting will be held on every 2nd Monday of each month. Everyone are welcome to attend the meeting.
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Models in Science and Cognition Reading Group
awaiting notification
Organiser: Eugene Philalithis
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Music Informatics, Cognition and Acoustics Seminars - MusICA Seminars
awaiting notification
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Neuroregeneration - Progress Reports
title to be advised
Jemma Pilcher
Thursday 19th January 2017
1 pm, Auditorium A, Chancellors Building, Little France
Series organisers: Graham Campbell and Daniel Wehner

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Neuroscience Seminar Series
From place cells to pillows: cross-species links between psychiatric risk genes and neural network dysfunction
Dr Matt Jones, School of Physiology, Pharmacology & Neuroscience, University of Bristol
Monday 16th January 2017
1 pm, Auditorium B, Chancellors Building, Little France
Host: Professor Seth Grant

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Neurological Student Society (EUNS)
awaiting notification
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Psychology
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Cognitive Ageing Journal Club
awaiting notification
Series Organiser: Stuart Ritchie


Human Cognitive Neuroscience
awaiting notification
Series organiser: Anna Mas-Casadesús

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Individual Differences Journal Club
awaiting notification
Series Organiser: Drew Altschul

Philosophy, Psychology and Informatics Reading Group

title to be advised
Ellen Fridland
Wednesday 25th January 2017
5 pm - 6.30 pm, Room 1.17, Dugald Stewart Building, 3 Charles Street
Organiser: Tillmann Vierkant

Psychology Seminar Series
title to be advised
Sue Gathercole, Unit director, Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Cambridge
Friday 17th February 2017
4 pm, Lecture Theatre F21, Psychology Building, 7 George Square
Organiser: Dr. Richard Shillcock
Regenerative Medicine
Providing the Time and the Space for Regenerative Therapies to be Efficacious
Professor John Hunt, Institute of Ageing and Chronic Disease, University of Liverpool
Thursday 19th January 2017
12 (noon), Large seminar room, Scottish Centre for Regenerative Medicine, Edinburgh Bioquarter, 5 Little France Drive
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
Proteomic profiling of muscular dystrophy
Professor Kay Ohlendieck, Dept. of Biology, Maynooth University, Ireland
Wednesday 18th January 2017
1 pm, Auditorium, Roslin Institute
Host: Tom Wishart

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SynthSys – Centre for Synthetic & Systems Biology
awaiting notification
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The Mind Network
Implicit Bias as Unconscious Imagining
Ema Sullivan-Bisset, Birmingham
Cognitive Architectures and the Unity of Mind
Marcin Milkowski, Polish Academy of Sciences
Extended Cognition and Epistemic Credit: Thinking, Knowing, Owning
Michael Wheeler ,Stirling
Friday 3rd March 2017
10 am - 5 pm, Senate Room, University of Glasgow
Organiser: Jennifer Corns
Wellcome Trust Clinical Research Facility
no neuroscience-related seminars currently scheduled locally
click here for details of WTCRF training courses and registration

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