Previous Speakers 2018-19

Summer 2019

02.05.19 Dr Julija Krupic
University of Cambridge
Michael Okun Medial entorhinal grid deformations in large irregular spaces
09.05.19 Dr Ciro Civile
University of Exeter
Gonzalo Urcelay Using brain stimulation to modulate perceptual learning and face recognition skills
16.05.19 Dr Mark Humphries
University of Nottingham
Michael Okun Independent prefrontal cortex population coding of the present and the past during learning
23.05.19 Dr Tommas Ellender
University of Oxford
Vincenzo Marra Embryonic neural progenitor pools and the generation of fine-scale neural circuits
30.05.19 Prof Ivan Tyukin
University of Leicester
Gonzalo Urcelay High-dimensional brain: an efficient tool for rapid encoding of memories by single neurons
06.06.19 Prof Simon Rushden
University of Cardiff
Doug Barrett Why are we sensitive to optic flow?

Spring 2019

24.01.19 Prof Robert Friedland
Louisville University
Elizabeta Mukaetova-Ladinska The role of the microbiota in neurodegeneration and the prospects for gene therapy
31.01.19 Dr Jian Liu
University of Leicester
Gonzalo Urcelay Towards the next generation of retinal neuroprosthesis: visual computation with spikes
08.02.19 Prof Tim Behrens
University of Oxford
Rodriqo Quian Quioriga Building models of the world for flexible behaviour
14.02.19 Prof Jenny Morton
University of Cambridge
Ruth Luthi-Carter Sheep as large animal models of neurological function and dysfunction: not just woolly thinking
21.02.19 Prof Alan Johnston
University of Nottingham
David Souto Temporal aspects of face and gaze processing
28.02.19 Dr Bianca Jupp
University of Cambridge
Gonzalo Urcelay Investigating novel neural mechanisms of impulsivity: neurobiological risk factors for addiction?
07.03.19 Prof Jennifer Linden
UCL Ear Institute
Ian Forsythe Neural mechanisms of temporal processing in the central auditory system: a neurotheory of gap detection
14.03.19 Prof Bambos Kyriacou
University of Leicester - Genetics
Gonzalo Urcelay Molecular and neurogenetic analysis of biological clocks
21.03.19 Dr Mervyn Thomas
Ulverscroft Eye Unit
Gonzalo Urcelay Infantile nystagmus from genes to treatment
28.03.19 Dr Andrew Macaskill
Jaime McCutcheon Push - pull regulation of prefontal cortex by two opposing hippocampal pathways

Autumn 2018

4th October 2018 Dr Manuela Nowotny, 
Goethe University
Ben Warren Neuronal adaptations in insect ears
11th October 2018 Prof Karin Moser, London Southbank University Briony Pulford The influence of feedback and expert status in knowledge sharing dilemmas
17th October 2018 Dr Matthias Soller, University of Birmingham Alfredo De Biasio, MCB Orchestrating mRNA processing in sex determination, neuronal development and function
25th October 2018 Dr Karen Magro
University of Winnipeg
Diana Pinto Transcultural learning: Revisioning relationships in teaching and learning in adult and higher education
1st November 2018 Dr Shauna Parkes
University of Bordeaux
Fabien Naneix Psychological and neural bases of goal-directed behaviour
8th November 2018 Prof Theresa Gannon
University of Kent
Emma Palmer Does treatment for sexual offending work? A new meta analysis
15th November 2018 Dr Petronella Kettunen, University of Oxford Will Norton Translational studies of neuroinflammation in Alzheimer's disease - from zebrafish to humans
22nd November 2018 Dr Anne Laura Van Harmelen
University of Cambridge
Annemieke Apergis-Schoute Risk and resilience in adolescent mental health
29th November 2018 Dr Mark Yeoman, University of Brighton Volko Straub Ageing at a snail's pace: understanding ageing in an identified molluscan neuron
6th December 2018 Prof David Lagnado, UCL Caren Frosch Causal networks in evidential reasoning

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