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Business School - Entrepreneurship Club
no neuroscience-relevant events currently scheduled
Series Organiser: Jo Young
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Cardiovascular Sciences
Cortisol in scalp hair as a long-term cortisol measurement: relation to stress and obesity
Dr Elisabeth van Rossum, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam
Tuesday 28th October 2014
12 noon, Wellcome Auditorium, Queen's Medical Research Institute, Little France
Host: Brian Walker
Series Organiser
: Heather Laing
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Clinical Brain Sciences - Academic Half Day
no neuroscience-relevant events currently scheduled
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
3D visualisation of “hotspots” of inflammation in abdominal aortic aneurysms (AAA): towards automatic classification
Yolanda Sourgia-Koutraki
title to be advised
Chengjia Wang
Friday 31st 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 - Edinburgh Clinical Trials & Epidemiology Seminars
Carotid Multidisciplinary Meeting
Wednesday 29th October 2014
1.30 pm, CCBS seminar room, 1st Floor, Chancellor's Building, Little France
Series Organiser: Will Whiteley
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Clinical Brain Sciences - Psychiatry
Personality and fatal diseases: revisiting a scientific scandal
Prof. Anthony Pelosi, Regional Eating Disorders Unit, St. John's Hospital, Livingston
Wednesday 5th November 2014
4 pm, Small Lecture Theatre, Kennedy Tower, Royal Edinburgh Hospital
Series Organiser:
Stephen Lawrie, sponsored by SMHRN
Host: Stephen Lawrie
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Clinical Psychology
no neuroscience-related seminar currently scheduled
Series Organiser: Paul Hutton
Cognitive Ageing and Cognitive Epidemiology - St Andrew's Day Lecture
Mendelian randomisation: The next ten years
Prof George Davey-Smith, Professor of Clinical Epidemiology, MRC Integrative Epidemiology Unit, University of Bristol
Tuesday 25th November 2014
3pm, Edinburgh Centre for Carbon Innovation, Old High School, Infirmary Street, Edinburgh EH1 1LZ

Series Organiser: Caroline Brett
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Please note change of venue & time. Directions can be found here.
Cognitive and Neural Systems
The memory function of sleep
Prof Jan Born, Werner Reichardt Centre for Integrative Neuroscience, Tubingen
Thursday 30th October 2014
12.30 pm, Gaddum Lecture Theatre, 1 George Square

Host: Oliver Hardt
Series Organiser
: Tara Spire-Jones
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College of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine - Medical Detectives Public Lecture
Unravelling the Mystery of Stroke Disease - The Clue's in the Numbers...
Prof. Peter Sandercock, University of Edinburgh
Thursday 6th November 2014
6pm, Anatomy Lecture Theatre, Old Medical School, Teviot Place
free, but click here to book a place
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Edinburgh Clinical Academic Training (ECAT) - Research in Progress talk
Prediction and Targeting Treatments for Stroke
Dr Will Whiteley, MRC Clinician Scientist
Wednesday 29th October 2014
3.30 pm - 4 pm, Mary Kinross Room, QMRI, Little France
Contact: Katie Marwick
Edinburgh Neuroscience and Centre for Cognitive Ageing & Cognitive Epidemiology
Autumn School for PhD students
9 am - 5 pm, John McIntyre Conference Centre, Pollock Halls
Open to all types of PhD students (basic, clinical, neuroinformatics, psychology) provided they are working in a neuroscience-related field at Edinburgh.
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Genetics and Molecular Medicine
no neuroscience-related seminar currently scheduled
Series Organiser: Eilidh Guild

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Geriatric Medicine
Our new approach to medical student teaching and assessment
Dr Yinka Ogundipe Consultant Physician, NHS Lothian Honorary Clinical Senior Lecturer, University of Edinburgh Year 5 MBChB Module Organiser, Medicine of the Elderly
Monday 3rd November 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 Workshop
Population Coding in Hippocampal Theta States
Angus Chadwick, University of Edinburgh
Variability and constraints in spontaneous neuronal network remodelling
Matthias Hennig, University of Edinburgh
Tuesday 28th October 2014
11 am, room 4.31/4.33, Informatics Forum, Crichton Street
Series Organiser: Iain Murray

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Informatics - Adaptive and Neural Computation/Neuroinformatics DTC Seminar
Semi-stochastic gradient methods
Peter Richtarik, School of Maths
Tuesday 4th November 2014
11 am, room 4.31/4.33, Informatics Forum, Crichton Street
Series Organiser:
Iain Murray
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Informatics - Perception, Action and Behaviour
no neuroscience-related seminar curently scheduled
Series Organiser: Bastiaan Boom
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Integrative Physiology
Primary cilia in brain morphogenesis
Dr Sylvie Schneider-Maunoury, University Pierre and Marie Curie, Paris
Friday 31st October 2014
1 pm, Hugh Robson Lecture Theatre, Hugh Robson Building, George Square
Host: Thomas Theil
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
Rock from an early age: how do tadpoles generate swimming rhythms?
Dr WengChang Li, School of Psychology & Neuroscience, University of St Andrews
Monday 3rd November 2014
1 pm, Lecture Theatre B, Chancellors Building
Host:
Dr. HongYan Zhang
Series Organisers
: Dave Lyons, HongYan Zhang and Anna Williams
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Neuroscience Translational Research Forum
Launch Event
Wednesday 29th October 2014
4pm, Seminar Room, Centre for Clinical Brain Sciences, Chancellors Building, Little France
Topics for the initial meeting will include: 1) how the group might work and 2) stroke research in Edinburgh
Organiser: Malcolm MacLeod
Neurological Student Society (EUNS)
Neuroanatomy Course
Two student-led revision lectures aimed at second year medical students.
Session 1: Wednesday 29th October 2014
Session 2: Monday 3rd November 2014
7 pm, Lecture Theatre 5, Appelton Tower
Series Organiser:
Rory Piper
This course is open to EUNS members only.
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Philosophy, Psychology and Informatics Reading Group
Retro-perception: how retrospective attention influences conscious perception (focusing on behavioural evidence)
Claire Sergent, University Paris Descartes
Wednesday 29th 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 Journal Club
Exploring the relationship between coronary artery disease and cognition using polygenic risk scores
Saskia Hagenaars,
Monday 27th October 2014
12.30 pm, Room S38 Psychology Building, 7 George Square
Series Organiser:
Stuart Ritchie
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Psychology Colloquia
awaiting notification of next event
Series Organiser: Thomas Bak
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Psychology - Human Cognitive Neuroscience
Retro-perception: how retrospective attention influences conscious perception (investigating the neural mechanisms)
Claire Sergent, University Paris Descartes

Friday 31st October 2014
4 pm, Room G32, 7 George Square
Series Organiser: David Carmel
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Regenerative Medicine
Stochasticity and cell fate decisions
Prof Domingos Henrique, Instituto de Medicina Molecular, University of
Lisbon, Portugal
Friday 31st October 2014
12 noon, seminar room, Scottish Centre for Regenerative Medicine (SCRM) building, Edinburgh BioQuarter, 5 Little France Drive
Host: Sally Lowell
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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
Roslin Institute
Getting excited by the environment
Dr Christopher Connolly, University of Dundee
Wednesday 29th October 2014
3.30 pm, Auditorium, The Roslin Institute, Easter Bush Research Campus, Midlothian
Series Organiser: Paula Brunton
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Royal Society of Edinburgh Franco-Scottish Public Lecture
Multiple sclerosis: has research got us to the end of the beginning or the beginning of the end?
Charles ffrench-Constant, Director, MRC Centre for Regenerative Medicine
Prof. Catherine Lubetzki, Professor of Neurology at UPMC, Head of Neurology at Salpetriere hospital, Paris
Tuesday 28th October 2014
6 pm, the Royal Society of Edinburgh, 22-26 George Street, Edinburgh
Supported by the French Embassy, London
Free but registration is essential
Synthetic Systems Edinburgh - Special seminar
Computer simulation of molecular cell biology
Andrzej Kierzek, Professor of Systems Biology, University of Surrey
Tuesday 28th October 2014
12 noon, Seminar Room 1.08, CH Waddington, King's Buildings
Host: Peter Ghazal

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
no neuroscience-related seminar currently scheduled
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Wellcome Trust Clinical Research Facility Seminar
no neuroscience-related seminar currently scheduled
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