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MRC Mitochondrial Biology Unit Seminars

Title to be confirmed

UserProfessor Juan Bolanos, University of Salamanca-CSIC, Spain.

HouseSackler Lecture Theatre (Level 7), Wellcome Trust/MRC Building, Addenbrooke's Site.

ClockWednesday 10 December 2014, 15:00-16:00

Cambridge RNA Club

Title to be confirmed

UserYiliang Ding, John Innes Centre, Norwich.

HouseGurdon Institute Tea Room.

ClockThursday 04 December 2014, 18:00-20:00

Cambridge RNA Club

Investigating the consequences of age-linked gene expression changes

UserStephen Frenk, Babraham Institute.

HouseGurdon Institute Tea Room.

ClockThursday 04 December 2014, 18:00-20:00

Computational and Systems Biology

Simulation Approaches to Biomolecular Recognition and Assembly

UserDr Peter J Bond, Bioinformatics Institute (BII) A*STAR, Singapore..

HouseMR4, Centre for Mathematical Sciences, Wilberforce Road, Cambridge.

ClockWednesday 03 December 2014, 14:00-15:00

Craik Club

Dynamics of visual perception and collective neural activity

The host for this talk is Professor Zoë Kourtzi

UserProfessor Jochen Braun, University of Magdeburg.

HouseKenneth Craik Room, Craik-Marshall Building, Downing Site.

ClockWednesday 03 December 2014, 13:00-14:00

Electronic Structure Discussion Group

Making quantum chemistry work for metals

UserJames Shepherd (Rice University).

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockWednesday 03 December 2014, 11:00-11:40

Computational Neuroscience

Computational Neuroscience Journal Club

UserJohannes Friedrich ( CBL, Cambridge University, Engineering Dept.).

HouseEngineering Department, Baker Building (5th floor), MIL meeting room.

ClockTuesday 02 December 2014, 16:00-17:00

BSS Formal Seminars

Biomedical photoacoustic imaging for the clinical and life sciences

UserProfessor Paul Beard,Department of Medical Physics and Bioengineering, University College London.

HouseSmall Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockFriday 28 November 2014, 14:00-15:00

Engineering Department Geotechnical Research Seminars

Earthquake Effects on Critical Infrastructure

UserProfessor Tom O'Rourke, Thomas R. Briggs Professor of Engineering, Cornell University.

House Cambridge University Engineering Department, Lecture Room 1.

ClockWednesday 26 November 2014, 17:00-18:15

Collaborative research: funding available for collaborative research out of Science and Technology Funding Council areas.

STFC collaborative R&D funding

Free parking on Clerk Maxwell Road (2 minutes from the Cavendish). Parking closer very limited, please email organiser if needed.

UserDr Vlad Skarda, STFC External Innovations.

HouseTCM - Seminar Room (room 530), Bragg Building, Cavendish Laboratory..

ClockWednesday 26 November 2014, 11:00-13:30

Graduate Programme in Cognitive and Brain Sciences

How to write good papers

UserNikolaus Kriegeskorte (MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit).

HouseSeminar Room, Department of Psychology, Downing Site, Cambridge.

ClockMonday 24 November 2014, 16:00-17:30

BSS Formal Seminars

CANCELLED - The transport of active swimmers in shear flows

UserDr Rachel Bearon, Department of Mathematical Sciences, University of Liverpool .

HouseSmall Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockFriday 21 November 2014, 14:00-15:00

Lectures in Cancer Biology

Development and the cell cycle

UserAnna Philpott, Department of Oncology, MRC-Hutchison Research Centre.

HouseCRUK CI Lecture Theatre.

ClockThursday 20 November 2014, 09:30-10:30

Cambridge Society for the Application of Research (CSAR)

The Living Time Machine: Non-verbal intelligence

UserProf. Nicky Clayton FRS, Dept of Psychology, University of Cambridge and Clive Wilkins.

HouseWolfson Lecture Theatre, Churchill College, Storey's Way, Cambridge.

ClockMonday 17 November 2014, 19:30-21:00

Graduate Programme in Cognitive and Brain Sciences

Motor control

UserJörn Diedrichsen (Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience, UCL).

HouseSeminar Room, Department of Psychology, Downing Site, Cambridge.

ClockMonday 17 November 2014, 16:00-17:30

BSS Formal Seminars

On growth and flow: bacterial biofilms in porous environments

UserMack Durham, Department of Zoology, University of Oxford.

HouseMott Seminar Room (531), Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

ClockFriday 14 November 2014, 14:00-15:00

BSS Formal Seminars

Enhancing single-molecule detection with DNA origami nanostructures

UserProf. Dr. Philip Tinnefeld, Institut für Physikalische & Theoretische Chemie TU Braunschweig.

HousePippard Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics.

ClockFriday 07 November 2014, 14:00-15:00

Engineering Department Geotechnical Research Seminars

Concurrent multiscale computational modeling of granular materials mechanics: overlap coupling, micromorphic theory, stress and strain measures

UserRichard A. Regueiro, Associate Professor, Department of Civil, Environmental and Architectural Engineering, University of Colorado at Boulder, USA.

House Cambridge University Engineering Department, Lecture Room 6.

ClockThursday 06 November 2014, 16:00-17:30

Cambridge Society for the Application of Research (CSAR)

Human Metabolic Disease: Lessons from the extremes.

UserProf. Sir Stephen O'Rahilly, Clinical Biochemistry, University of Cambridge.

HouseWolfson Lecture Theatre, Churchill College, Storey's Way, Cambridge.

ClockMonday 03 November 2014, 19:30-21:00

Centre for Atmospheric Science seminars, Chemistry Dept.

CCfCS IPCC AR5 Synthesis Report Symposium

UserProfessor Eric Wolff, Professor Douglas Crawford-Brown, Professor David MacKay.

HouseMR2, Centre for Mathematical Sciences.

ClockMonday 03 November 2014, 14:00-17:00

Cambridge RNA Club

Targeted Sequencing Reveals The Genome’s Fine Details

UserTimothy Mercer, The Garvan Institute of Medical Research, Australia.

HouseGurdon Institute Tea Room.

ClockThursday 30 October 2014, 18:00-20:00

Engineering Department Geotechnical Research Seminars

Wireless in the Woods

UserProfessor Steven D Glaser, TUM distinguished Affiliated Professor, University of California at Berkeley.

House Cambridge University Engineering Department, Lecture Room 6.

ClockThursday 30 October 2014, 16:00-17:30

Craik Club

Fading and Filling-in

UserProfessor Lothar Spillmann, Freiburg.

HouseKenneth Craik Room, Craik-Marshall Building, Downing Site.

ClockWednesday 29 October 2014, 13:00-14:00

Computational and Systems Biology

Population genetic models of evolution

UserDr Chris Illingworth, Department of Genetics, Cambridge.

HouseMR4, Centre for Mathematical Sciences, Wilberforce Road, Cambridge.

ClockWednesday 22 October 2014, 14:00-15:00

Electronic Structure Discussion Group

Thermal effects in NMR

UserBartomeu Monserrat-Sanchez, TCM.

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockWednesday 22 October 2014, 11:40-12:00

BSS Formal Seminars

What is Biological Adaptation and How Can it be Measured?

UserDr Joel Peck, Department of Genetics, University of Cambridge .

HouseSmall Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockFriday 17 October 2014, 14:00-15:00

Lectures in Cancer Biology

Tumour natural history, structure and nomenclature (lecture/demonstration)

UserPaul Edwards, Department of Pathology.

HouseCRUK CI Lecture Theatre.

ClockThursday 16 October 2014, 09:30-10:30

Engineering Department Geotechnical Research Seminars

The Elasticity of Elasticity

UserK.R. Rajagopal, Forsyth Chair Professor of Mechanical Engineering, Department of Mechanical Engineering at Texas A&M University.

HouseEngineering Department - LR4.

ClockMonday 13 October 2014, 14:00-15:00

Craik Club

Color Transformations Across the Life Span: Two Hypotheses about Modulation by Light

UserProfessor John S. Werner, University of California, Davis.

HouseKenneth Craik Room, Craik-Marshall Building, Downing Site.

ClockWednesday 01 October 2014, 13:00-14:00

Craik Club

Testing the Bayesian confidence hypothesis

The host for this talk is Professor Daniel Wolpert

UserWei Ji Ma (New York University).

HouseKenneth Craik Room, Craik-Marshall Building, Downing Site.

ClockTuesday 30 September 2014, 13:00-14:00

Cambridge Area Sequencing Informatics Meeting VI (2014)

CASIM VI: Discussion 3 - Single Cell Sequencing

UserLed by Simon Andrews (Babraham Institute), Boris Adryan (CSBC), Misha Kapushesky (Genestack).

HouseCentre for Mathematical Sciences, Wilberforce Road, Cambridge, CB3 0WA.

ClockMonday 29 September 2014, 13:30-14:15

Cambridge Area Sequencing Informatics Meeting VI (2014)

CASIM VI: Discussion 2 - Long Read / New Technologies

UserLed by Rory Stark (CRUK Cambridge Institute), David Jackson (WT Sanger Institute).

HouseCentre for Mathematical Sciences, Wilberforce Road, Cambridge CB3 0WA.

ClockMonday 29 September 2014, 11:00-11:45

Cambridge Area Sequencing Informatics Meeting VI (2014)

CASIM VI: Discussion 1 - Local Computational Resources and Issues

UserLed by Misha Kapushesky (Genestack), Aylwyn Scally (Genetics), David Jackson (WT Sanger Institute).

HouseCentre for Mathematical Sciences, Wilberforce Road, Cambridge, CB3 0WA.

ClockMonday 29 September 2014, 09:30-10:30

Centre for Molecular Science Informatics

Interacting with Protein Interactions

"Special Event" Cambridge Cheminformatics Network Meetings

UserProfessor Arthur J Olson, Departmen of Interactive Structure & Computational BIology, The Scripps Research Institute, La Jolla CA.

HousePfizer Lecture Theatre Department of Chemistry Lensfield Road Cambridge Cambridgeshire CB2 3RA.

ClockWednesday 09 July 2014, 16:00-17:00

Cambridge Society for the Application of Research (CSAR)

Noise in audio and electronics

UserDr Chris Hicks, Engineering Director of CEDAR Audio, Cambridge.

HouseWolfson Lecture Theatre, Churchill College, Storey's Way, Cambridge.

ClockMonday 16 June 2014, 19:30-21:00

BSS Formal Seminars

Biomedical photoacoustic imaging for the clinical and life sciences

UserProfessor Paul Beard,Department of Medical Physics and Bioengineering, University College London.

HouseSmall Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockFriday 13 June 2014, 14:00-15:00

Craik Club

A binocular contribution to perceived speed of self-motion perception.

UserProf Albert van den Berg (Donders Institute, Nijmegen) .

HouseLecture Theatre, Department of Psychology, Downing Site.

ClockThursday 12 June 2014, 13:00-14:00

BSS Formal Seminars

Sonocytology: Manipulation and Sensing Particles

UserDr Anne Bernassau, University of Glasgow.

HouseSmall Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 12 June 2014, 11:00-12:00

Fluid Mechanics (DAMTP)

Droplet splashing

Note unusual day

UserMichael Brenner, Harvard University.

HouseMR2, Centre for Mathematical Sciences, Wilberforce Road, Cambridge.

ClockTuesday 10 June 2014, 13:00-14:00

Cambridge RNA Club

Title to be confirmed

UserAnton Enright EMBL-EBI.

HouseGurdon Institute Tea Room.

ClockThursday 05 June 2014, 18:00-20:00

Cambridge RNA Club

Title to be confirmed

UserSébastien Pfeffer IBMC, Strasbourg, France.

HouseGurdon Institute Tea Room.

ClockThursday 05 June 2014, 18:00-20:00

Centre for Molecular Science Informatics

"CADD & ENAC - A bad hand at Scrabble..?"

Please note that the date of this seminar has been changed

UserDr Peter Hunt, Optibrium Ltd.

HouseUnilever Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockTuesday 03 June 2014, 14:15-15:45

Cambridge Society for the Application of Research (CSAR)

Should We Engineer The Climate? The SPICE Project

The listed speaker is not available; Dr Hunt has very kindly agreed to deliver this lecture in his place

UserDr Hugh Hunt, Engineering Department, University of Cambridge.

HouseWolfson Lecture Theatre, Churchill College, Storey's Way, Cambridge.

ClockMonday 02 June 2014, 19:30-21:00

BSS Formal Seminars

Tuning Protein Aggregation Pathways by Charges

UserProf. Dr. Frank Schreiber, Institute of Applied Physics, University of Tuebingen, Germany.

HouseSmall Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockFriday 30 May 2014, 14:00-15:00

Electronic Structure Discussion Group

Pseudoψence

UserGareth Conduit (TCM).

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockWednesday 28 May 2014, 11:00-11:45

BSS Formal Seminars

Biomolecular machines on and of DNA

UserProfessor Dr Ralf Seidel, Institute for Molecular Cell Biology, University of Münster, Germany.

HouseSmall Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockFriday 23 May 2014, 14:00-15:00

BSS Formal Seminars

Watching single molecules

UserProfessor David Klenerman FRS, Department of Chemistry, University of Cambridge.

HouseSmall Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockFriday 16 May 2014, 14:00-15:00

BSS Formal Seminars

Contact Line – Quo Vadis?

UserProfessor Dirks Aarts, Physical and Theoretical Chemistry Laboratory, University of Oxford.

HouseSmall Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockFriday 09 May 2014, 14:00-15:00

Fluid Mechanics (DAMTP)

Fronts and Frontogenesis

2nd Year PhD Talks

UserCallum Shakespeare, DAMTP.

HouseMR2, Centre for Mathematical Sciences, Wilberforce Road, Cambridge.

ClockFriday 02 May 2014, 15:36-15:46

Fluid Mechanics (DAMTP)

Elastic viscous fingering

2nd Year PhD Talks

UserGunnar Peng, ITG/DAMTP.

HouseMR2, Centre for Mathematical Sciences, Wilberforce Road, Cambridge.

ClockFriday 02 May 2014, 14:44-14:54

BSS Formal Seminars

If the fittest never arrive, then they can't survive: on the topology of evolutionary search.

UserProf. Ard A Louis, Rudolf Peierls Centre for Theoretical Physics, Oxford University.

HouseSmall Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockFriday 02 May 2014, 14:00-15:00

Craik Club

Inferring neural tuning from visual aftereffects

UserKatherine Storrs (Cognitive, Perceptual and Brain Sciences Department, UCL).

HouseKenneth Craik Room, Craik-Marshall Building, Downing Site.

ClockWednesday 30 April 2014, 13:00-14:00

Centre for Molecular Science Informatics

"From fragments to target-selective ligands by reaction-driven de novo design"

UserProfessor Gisbert Schneider. Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences ETH Zurich.

HousePfizer Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockMonday 28 April 2014, 14:15-15:30

BSS Formal Seminars

Particles and fluids

UserDr Mark Haw, Department of Engineering, University of Strathclyde.

HouseSmall Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockFriday 25 April 2014, 14:00-15:00

Cambridge RNA Club

"The end of the message: Insights into mRNA deadenylation"

UserLori Passmore (University of Cambridge).

HouseGurdon Institute Tea Room.

ClockThursday 24 April 2014, 18:00-20:00

Cambridge RNA Club

Directional, amplification-free RNA-seq in for AT-rich malaria parasites

UserLia Chappell (University of Cambridge).

HouseGurdon Institute Tea Room.

ClockThursday 24 April 2014, 18:00-20:00

Engineering Department Geotechnical Research Seminars

Overtrawlability and Mechanical Damage of Pipe-in-pipe System

UserMs Zheng Jiexin PhD candidate, Department of Civil Engineering, National University of Singapore.

House Cambridge University Engineering Department, Lecture Room 4.

ClockWednesday 23 April 2014, 17:00-18:00

RSC Organic Division South Eastern Regional Meeting

RSC Organic Division South Eastern Regional Meeting

If you would like to present a poster, please send title, authors, affilliation and email of the presenter to jmg11@cam.ac.uk

User http://www-jmg.ch.cam.ac.uk/rsc_organic_southeast.html.

HouseWolfson Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry, Lensfield Road.

ClockWednesday 23 April 2014, 14:00-17:30

Fluid Mechanics (DAMTP)

Visco-plastic lubrication: from theory to application

UserSarah Hormozi (Universite Paris Est, Laboratoire Navier).

HouseMR5, Centre for Mathematical Sciences, Wilberforce Road, Cambridge.

ClockThursday 03 April 2014, 13:00-14:00

Centre for Molecular Science Informatics

Odorant space: From chemistry to physiology

UserDr Michael Schmuker, Neuroinformatics & Theoretical Neuroscience, Freie Universität Berlin.

HouseUnilever Lecture Theatre.

ClockTuesday 25 March 2014, 14:15-15:45

IET Cambridge Network - Lectures

The Tornado Story: From Dream to Steam

Tea is served from 6pm

UserRob Morland BSc (Hons) CEng, FIET, Director Electricals, A1 Steam Locomotive Trust.

HouseLecture Theatre 0, University of Cambridge Engineering Department, Trumpington Street, Cambridge.

ClockThursday 20 March 2014, 18:30-20:00

Cambridge Society for the Application of Research (CSAR)

New Book Evening

In association with the Cambridge Science Festival

UserProfs. Spiegelhalter, Ahmed and Longair.

HouseWolfson Lecture Theatre, Churchill College, Storey's Way, Cambridge.

ClockMonday 17 March 2014, 19:30-21:00

Fluid Mechanics (DAMTP)

Balancing a ball on a moving vertical wall covered in viscous fluid

UserTom Mullin, Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of Manchester.

HouseMR2, Centre for Mathematical Sciences, Wilberforce Road, Cambridge.

ClockFriday 14 March 2014, 16:00-17:00

BSS Formal Seminars

Living Clusters in Suspensions of Active Colloids

UserBortolo Mognetti, Universite' Libre de Bruxelles.

HouseSmall Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockFriday 07 March 2014, 14:00-15:00

Cambridge RNA Club

'Towards the RNA structure of everything'

UserKevin Weeks ( University of North Carolina).

HouseGurdon Institute Tea Room.

ClockThursday 06 March 2014, 18:00-20:00

Cambridge RNA Club

'Small RNA biogenesis in the germline of C. elegans'

UserEva-Maria Weick (Gurdon Institute).

HouseGurdon Institute Tea Room.

ClockThursday 06 March 2014, 18:00-20:00

Craik Club

Neuronal mechanisms for perceptual organization

Host: Professor Zoë Kourtzi

UserDr Pieter Roelfsema, Netherlands Institute for Neuroscience.

HouseKenneth Craik Room, Craik-Marshall Building, Downing Site.

ClockThursday 06 March 2014, 13:00-14:00

Cambridge Society for the Application of Research (CSAR)

Why aircraft may soon grow bumps on their wings

UserProfessor Holger Babinsky, Professor of Aerodynamics, Department of Engineering, University of Cambridge.

HouseWolfson Lecture Theatre, Churchill College, Storey's Way, Cambridge.

ClockMonday 03 March 2014, 19:30-21:00

BSS Formal Seminars

Mechanisms of leading edge protrusion in interstitial migration

UserDr Guillaume Charras, UCL, London Centre for Nanotechnology .

HouseSmall Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockFriday 28 February 2014, 14:00-15:00

List Closed

Teacher Learning and Lesson Study

UserGeoffrey Wake, University of Nottingham.

HouseGS5, Donald McIntyre Building, Faculty of Education, 184 Hills Road, Cambridge.

ClockTuesday 25 February 2014, 17:00-19:00

Centre for Molecular Science Informatics

Protein-Ligand Binding by Free Energy Simulations: Issues, Successes and Failures

Please note the change of date, one week earlier than originally planned

UserProfessor Jonathan Essex, University of Southampton.

HouseUnilever Lecture Theatre.

ClockTuesday 25 February 2014, 14:15-15:45

List Closed

Methodological reflections on science teaching and learning from a Mexican experience

Refreshments available from 4.15pm

UserRichard Cisneros, Programa Adopte Un Talento (PAUTA), Mexico.

HouseGS1, Donald McIntyre Building, Faculty of Education, 184 Hills Road, Cambridge.

ClockMonday 24 February 2014, 16:30-18:00

Centre for Atmospheric Science seminars, Chemistry Dept.

Importance and Application of Chemical Activation in Atmospheric Chemistry

Note this is a joint CAS/Phys Chem RIG seminar.

UserProf Paul Seakins (University of Leeds).

HousePfizer Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockMonday 24 February 2014, 16:00-17:00

BSS Formal Seminars

Working under confinement

UserMiguel Rubi, Universitat de Barcelona & Leverhulme Professor at Imperial College London.

HouseSmall Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockFriday 21 February 2014, 14:00-15:00

Engineering Department Geotechnical Research Seminars

Large-Scale Physical and Computational Simulation of Soil-Structure Systems

UserProfessor Ahmed Elgamal, Department of Structural Engineering, University of California, San Diego.

House Cambridge University Engineering Department, Lecture Room 6.

ClockTuesday 18 February 2014, 16:00-17:30

List Closed

"Muslim science students’ views on science and religion"

Refreshments available from 4.15

UserDr Shagufta Chandi, University of Glasgow.

HouseGS4, Donald McIntyre Building, Faculty of Education, 184 Hills Road, Cambridge.

ClockMonday 17 February 2014, 16:30-18:00

Fluid Mechanics (DAMTP)

Flying through volcanic umbrella clouds

UserHerbert Huppert, ITG/DAMTP & Bristol & UNSW.

HouseMR2, Centre for Mathematical Sciences, Wilberforce Road, Cambridge.

ClockFriday 14 February 2014, 16:00-17:00

BSS Formal Seminars

Biomimetic routes to colloidal self-assembly

UserJasna Burjic, NYU, Physics and Soft Matter Center.

HouseSmall Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockFriday 14 February 2014, 14:00-15:00

IET Cambridge Network - Lectures

IET Prestige Lecture - Pushing back the boundaries of computer science

All are welcome: Tea is served from 6pm

UserProfessor Andrew Blake, Microsoft Research.

HouseThe Umney Theatre, Robinson College, Cambridge.

ClockThursday 13 February 2014, 18:30-20:00

Engineering Department Geotechnical Research Seminars

A framework for understanding energy pile behaviour

UserDr Peter Bourne-Webb, Department of Civil Engineering, Architecture and Earth Resources Instituto Superior Técnico IST, Lisbon, Portugal.

House Cambridge University Engineering Department, Lecture Room 5.

ClockThursday 13 February 2014, 16:00-17:00

Electronic Structure Discussion Group

GAP potential for tungsten

UserWojciech Szlachta (Eng).

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockWednesday 12 February 2014, 11:00-11:40

Gurdon Institute Seminar Series

Mechanisms of centriole assembly

UserPierre Gönczy, EPFL, Lausanne, Switzerland.

HouseBiochemistry Lecture Theatre, Sanger Building, Tennis Court Road.

ClockTuesday 11 February 2014, 11:00-12:00

Fluid Mechanics (DAMTP)

Fingers, bulges and wrinkles - some contact line problems

UserNeil Balmforth, Department of Mathematics, University of British Columbia.

HouseMR2, Centre for Mathematical Sciences, Wilberforce Road, Cambridge.

ClockFriday 07 February 2014, 16:00-17:00

BSS Formal Seminars

Are CMOS image sensors (and CCDs) dinosaurs?

UserDr Renato Turchetta, STFC-RAL Rutherford Appleton Laboratory.

HouseSmall Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockFriday 07 February 2014, 14:00-15:00

Cambridge RNA Club

"Structure-function analysis of non-coding human Y RNA"

UserTorsten Krude (University of Cambridge).

HouseGurdon Institute Tea Room.

ClockThursday 06 February 2014, 18:00-20:00

Cambridge RNA Club

"Replicating RNA with RNA"

UserPhilipp Holliger (MRC-LMB).

HouseGurdon Institute Tea Room.

ClockThursday 06 February 2014, 18:00-20:00

Education Technology

Reinventing Education

NOTE 1: Offsite parking only - at Clerk Maxwell Road. Note 2: There may be opportunities to meet the speaker before noon, but after questions from the audience (till 15:30) the speaker needs to catch a plane to the US.

UserAnant Agarwal, President, edX, Professor, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, MIT.

HousePippard Lecture Theatre, Bragg Building, Cavendish Laboratory, 19 JJ Thomson Ave, Cambridge CB3 0HE.

ClockWednesday 05 February 2014, 14:00-15:30

Research Seminars - Department of Biochemistry

The dinucleotide CpG as a genomic signalling module

UserAdrian Bird, Wellcome Trust Centre for Cell Biology, University of Edinburgh, UK.

HouseBiochemistry Lecture Theatre, Sanger Building, Tennis Court Road.

ClockTuesday 04 February 2014, 13:00-14:00

Cambridge Society for the Application of Research (CSAR)

Can Research Prevent Crime?

UserProfessor Lawrence Sherman, Director, Institute of Criminology, University of Cambridge.

HouseWolfson Lecture Theatre, Churchill College, Storey's Way, Cambridge.

ClockMonday 03 February 2014, 19:30-21:00

Fluid Mechanics (DAMTP)

Phyllotaxis, pushed pattern fronts and optimal packing

UserAlan Newell, Department of Mathematics, University of Arizona.

HouseMR2, Centre for Mathematical Sciences, Wilberforce Road, Cambridge.

ClockFriday 31 January 2014, 16:00-17:00

BSS Formal Seminars

Bioinspired materials and devices

UserDr Elisa Mele, The Italian institute of Technology .

HouseSmall Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockFriday 31 January 2014, 14:00-15:00

Craik Club

Functional architectonics of local masking in three dimensions

UserProfessor Christopher Tyler (City University and Smith-Kettlewell Institute).

HouseKenneth Craik Room, Craik-Marshall Building, Downing Site.

ClockTuesday 28 January 2014, 13:00-14:00

Fluid Mechanics (DAMTP)

Siqueiros used a hydrodynamic instability to create provocative images in painting

UserRoberto Zenit Instituto de Investigaciones en Materiales Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México.

HouseMR2, Centre for Mathematical Sciences, Wilberforce Road, Cambridge.

ClockFriday 24 January 2014, 16:00-17:00

Research Seminars - Department of Biochemistry

Structure, function and mechanisms of dynamin-superfamily proteins

UserOliver Daumke, Max-Delbrück-Center for Molecular Medicine, Berlin, Germany.

HouseBiochemistry Lecture Theatre, Sanger Building, Tennis Court Road.

ClockTuesday 21 January 2014, 13:00-14:00

Gurdon Institute Seminar Series

Stem cell dynamics during development, homeostasis and cancer

UserCédric Blanpain, WELBIO, Interdisciplinary Research Institute (IRIBHM), Université Libre de Bruxelles, Belgium.

HouseBiochemistry Lecture Theatre, Sanger Building, Tennis Court Road.

ClockTuesday 21 January 2014, 11:00-12:00

Cambridge Society for the Application of Research (CSAR)

Validation of EEG-neurofeedback for optimising performance

UserProfessor John Gruzelier, Department of Psychology, Goldsmiths, University of London.

HouseWolfson Lecture Theatre, Churchill College, Storey's Way, Cambridge.

ClockMonday 20 January 2014, 19:30-21:00

Centre for Atmospheric Science seminars, Chemistry Dept.

Land-atmosphere interactions: what models do and don't tell us

UserProf Rob MacKenzie (University of Birmingham) - Director, Birmingham Institute of Forest Research.

HouseUnilever Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockMonday 20 January 2014, 14:15-15:30

BSS Formal Seminars

Physico-chemical properties of colloids, their interaction with cells, and some applications

UserProf Wolfgang Parak, Biophotonics Group, University of Marburg, Marburg Germany.

HouseSmall Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockFriday 17 January 2014, 14:00-15:00

Computational Neuroscience

Computational Neuroscience Course (4G3)

4G3 course -- repeats every Wed at 12am, and Fri at 11am during Lent

UserMate Lengyel (Computational and Biological Learning Lab, Department of Engineering, University of Cambridge).

House Cambridge University Engineering Department, Lecture Room 12 (Trumpington Street).

ClockFriday 17 January 2014, 11:00-12:00

Engineering Department Geotechnical Research Seminars

Washboard Road: The dynamics of granular ripples

UserProf Jim McElwaine, BA,MA,MMath,CASM,PhD, Professor of Geohazards, Department of Earth Sciences, Durham University and the Planetary Science Institute Tucson.

HouseEngineering Department - Lecture Room 4.

ClockThursday 16 January 2014, 16:00-17:30

Craik Club

Topographic processing of numerosity in the human brain

UserDr. B. M. Harvey, University of Utrecht.

HouseKenneth Craik Room, Craik-Marshall Building, Downing Site.

ClockWednesday 11 December 2013, 13:00-14:00

Engineering Department Geotechnical Research Seminars

A Fully Integrated, Printed, Self-Rechargeable Wireless Sensor Node for Engine and Motor Condition Monitoring

UserProfessor Paul Wright, Director of CITRIS and the Banatao Institute at CITRIS Berkeley, Berkeley Manufacturing Institute .

HouseEngineering Department - Lecture Room 4.

ClockThursday 05 December 2013, 16:00-17:00

Statistical Methods for Cognitive Psychologists

Power analysis

UserPeter Watson (MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit).

HouseLecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road.

ClockThursday 05 December 2013, 11:00-12:00

Gurdon Institute Seminar Series

Bending the not so simple mind of the fruit fly

UserScott Waddell, Centre for Neural Circuits and Behaviour, University of Oxford.

HouseBiochemistry Lecture Theatre, Sanger Building, Tennis Court Road.

ClockTuesday 03 December 2013, 11:00-12:00

BSS Formal Seminars

Light, camera, action: watching single DNA/RNA polymerases at work in living cells

UserAchillefs Kapanidis, Dept Physics, University of Oxford.

HouseSmall Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockFriday 29 November 2013, 14:00-15:00

MRC Mitochondrial Biology Unit Seminars

TBA

UserDr Elizabeth Murchison, Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute, Cambridge UK.

HouseSackler Lecture Theatre (Level 7) Wellcome Trust/MRC Building, Addenbrooke's Site.

ClockWednesday 27 November 2013, 15:00-16:00

Centre for Atmospheric Science seminars, Chemistry Dept.

Various

UserFirst year CPGS talks: Michal Filus, Brendan Mahon, Peer Nowack and Francis Wragg.

HouseUnilever Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockMonday 25 November 2013, 14:15-15:30

BSS Formal Seminars

Artificial evolution strategy for pet reconstruction

UserFranck Vidal, School of Computer Science, Bangor University .

HouseSmall Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockFriday 22 November 2013, 14:00-15:00

Surfaces, Microstructure and Fracture Group

Silk: Spiders, silkworms, and advanced materials

UserDavid Porter, Department of Zoology, University of Oxford.

HouseMott Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockThursday 21 November 2013, 16:00-17:00

Cambridge RNA Club

Cellular functions of intergenic lncRNAs

UserChris Ponting.

HouseBiochemistry Lecture Theatre.

ClockThursday 21 November 2013, 11:30-12:30

Cambridge Society for the Application of Research (CSAR)

Notes on Notes: The musicology of performance

The CSAR AGM will precede this lecture at 19:15

UserProfessor John Rink, Professor of Musical Performance Studies, Faculty of Music, University of Cambridge.

HouseWolfson Lecture Theatre, Churchill College, Storey's Way, Cambridge.

ClockMonday 18 November 2013, 19:15-21:00

Engineering Department Micromechanics Seminars

Inversion and perversion in biomechanics: from microscopic anisotropy to macroscopic chirality

Please note this is a Mechanics Colloquia and will start at 2.30pm and is held in LR4

UserProfessor Alain Goriely, University of Oxford.

HouseEngineering Department - **LR4**.

ClockFriday 15 November 2013, 14:30-15:30

BSS Formal Seminars

VIRUS ASSEMBLY AND GENOME TRANSLOCATION: ORGANIZING PRINCIPLES FROM POLYMER PHYSICS

UserMurugappan Muthukumar, Dept Polymer Science and Engineering, University of Massachusetts Amherst.

HouseSmall Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockFriday 15 November 2013, 14:00-15:00

MRC Mitochondrial Biology Unit Seminars

TBA

UserProfessor Brendan Battersby, University of Helsinki, Finland.

HouseSackler Lecture Theatre (Level 7) Wellcome Trust/MRC Building, Addenbrooke's Site.

ClockWednesday 13 November 2013, 15:00-16:00

Research Seminars - Department of Biochemistry

Towards an RNA structure of everything

UserKevin Weeks, Department of Chemistry, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill.

HouseBiochemistry Lecture Theatre, Sanger Building, Tennis Court Road.

ClockTuesday 12 November 2013, 13:00-14:00

Fluid Mechanics (DAMTP)

On resurging a bore-soliton-splash rogue wave

UserProfessor Onno Bokhove, Mathematics, University of Leeds.

HouseMR2, Centre for Mathematical Sciences, Wilberforce Road, Cambridge.

ClockFriday 08 November 2013, 16:00-17:00

BSS Formal Seminars

X-ray phase contrast imaging - detecting the undetectable

UserSandro Olivo, Dept of Medical Phys & Bioengineering, University College London.

HouseSmall Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockFriday 08 November 2013, 14:00-15:00

Computational Neuroscience

Neuronal processing of continuous sensory streams

UserRobert Gütig, Max Planck Institute for Experimental Medicine, Göttingen, Germany.

HouseCambridge University Engineering Department, CBL Rm #438 (http://learning.eng.cam.ac.uk/Public/Directions).

ClockFriday 08 November 2013, 11:15-12:15

Statistical Methods for Cognitive Psychologists

Categorical data analysis

UserPeter Watson (MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit).

HouseLecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road.

ClockThursday 07 November 2013, 11:00-12:00

BSS Formal Seminars

Engineered Nanoparticles: the Bionano Interface in a Biological Environment

UserFrancesca Baldelli-Bombelli, Department of Pharmacy, University of East Anglia.

HouseSmall Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockFriday 01 November 2013, 14:00-15:00

Craik Club

The sensitivity of the human eye to the polarisation of light

UserDr Juliette McGregor, University of Bristol.

HouseKenneth Craik Room, Craik-Marshall Building, Downing Site.

ClockFriday 01 November 2013, 13:00-14:00

IET Cambridge Network - Lectures

Realising your potential at an early stage

Free event - All welcome

UserVarious (see programme).

HouseGirton College, Cambridge, CB3 0JG.

ClockTuesday 29 October 2013, 11:30-13:30

Cambridge Society for the Application of Research (CSAR)

The Key Drivers in the World Economy: Why we should be positive

The ‘Festival of Ideas’ Lecture

UserDr Gerard Lyons, Economic Adviser to the Mayor of London.

HouseWolfson Lecture Theatre, Churchill College, Storey's Way, Cambridge.

ClockMonday 28 October 2013, 19:30-21:00

List Closed

Turning the new school Computing curriculum into reality: opportunity and challenge

Refreshments available from 16.15

UserDr Simon Peyton Jones, Microsoft Research and Computing at School working group .

HouseGS1 Donald McIntyre Building, Faculty of Education, 184 Hills Road, Cambridge.

ClockMonday 28 October 2013, 16:30-18:30

Graduate Programme in Cognitive and Brain Sciences

Pictures of data: methods of improving scientific illustration

Cancelled due to travel dispruption, please accept our apologies

UserMatt Davis (MRC CBSU).

HouseLecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences, 15 Chaucer Road, Cambridge.

ClockMonday 28 October 2013, 16:00-17:30

BSS Formal Seminars

Accelerating localisation microscopy

UserSusan Cox, Department of Biology, King's College London.

HouseSmall Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockFriday 25 October 2013, 14:00-15:00

MRC Mitochondrial Biology Unit Seminars

Reading the (mitochondrial) signals to understand tissue-specific pathology

UserDr Nuno Raimundo, PhD Institute for Cellular Biochemistry Universitatsmedizin, Goettingen, Germany.

HouseSackler Lecture Theatre (Level 7) Wellcome Trust/MRC Building, Addenbrooke's Site.

ClockWednesday 23 October 2013, 15:00-16:00

Cambridge Society for the Application of Research (CSAR)

Applied and not-yet-applied

UserProfessor Sir Leszek Borysiewicz, Vice-Chancellor, University of Cambridge.

HouseWolfson Lecture Theatre, Churchill College, Storey's Way, Cambridge CB3 0DS.

ClockMonday 21 October 2013, 19:30-21:00

Cambridge RNA Club

The evolution of the RNAi pathway and RNA viruses in Drosophila

UserF. Jiggins (University of Cambridge).

HouseGurdon Institute Tea Room.

ClockMonday 21 October 2013, 18:00-20:00

Cambridge RNA Club

The dynamics of Dengue virus transmission in nature

UserJoão Marques, UFMG, Brazil.

HouseGurdon Institute Tea Room.

ClockMonday 21 October 2013, 18:00-20:00

MRC Mitochondrial Biology Unit Seminars

THE INAUGURAL SIR JOHN WALKER LECTURE: 'A Mitochondrial Etiology of Metabolic and Degenerative Diseases, Cancer and Aging'

UserDr Douglas Wallace, Center for Mitochondrial and Epigenomic Medicine (CMEM), Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, USA.

HouseThe Martin Cohen Lecture Theatre, CRUK, Cambridge Research Institute, Cambridge.

ClockTuesday 15 October 2013, 16:30-17:30

Centre for Molecular Science Informatics

Protein-Ligand Binding by Free Energy Simulations: Issues, Successes and Failures

We regret that due to illness this talk has been cancelled

UserProfessor Jonathan Essex, University of Southampton.

HouseUnilever Lecture Theatre.

ClockTuesday 15 October 2013, 12:00-13:30

Fluid Mechanics (DAMTP)

Symmetry breaking in fluid-structure interaction systems

UserProfessor Alessandro Bottaro, DICCA, Scuola Politecnica Universita di Genova.

HouseMR2, Centre for Mathematical Sciences, Wilberforce Road, Cambridge.

ClockFriday 11 October 2013, 16:00-17:00

BSS Formal Seminars

Stochastic signal encoding strategies in single cells

UserJames Locke, Sainsbury Laboratory, University of Cambridge.

HouseSmall Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockFriday 11 October 2013, 14:00-15:00

Statistical Methods for Cognitive Psychologists

Exploratory Data Analysis

UserPeter Watson (MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit) .

HouseLecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road.

ClockThursday 10 October 2013, 11:00-12:00

Centre for Molecular Science Informatics

"Global Protein Structural Analysis for Drug Discovery"

UserDr Krishna Bulusu, from the Institute of Cancer Research (ICR).

HouseTodd Hamied Room, Department of Chemistry.

ClockTuesday 08 October 2013, 14:15-15:45

Electronic Structure Discussion Group

The search for the optimal supercell

UserJonathan Lloyd-Williams (TCM) .

HouseTCM Seminar Room, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockWednesday 02 October 2013, 11:40-12:00

Engineering Department Geotechnical Research Seminars

Failure criteria and plane strain collapse

UserProf. Rocco Lagioia, DICATAM – University of Brescia, Italy.

HouseEngineering Department - Lecture Room 6.

ClockThursday 18 July 2013, 16:00-17:30

Engineering Department Geotechnical Research Seminars

Short and long-term leakage through composite liners

UserProfessor Kerry Rowe, Queen’s University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada.

HouseEngineering Department - Lecture Room 6.

ClockTuesday 09 July 2013, 16:00-17:30

Engineering Department Geotechnical Research Seminars

Failure criteria and plan strain collapse

UserProfessor Rocco Lagioia, DICATAM – University of Brescia, Italy.

HouseEngineering Department - Lecture Room 6.

ClockTuesday 09 July 2013, 16:00-17:00

Fluid Mechanics (DAMTP)

The fluid mechanics wave-particle duality

UserEmmanuel Fort (Langevin Institute, ESPCI, Paris).

HouseMR2, Centre for Mathematical Sciences, Wilberforce Road, Cambridge.

ClockFriday 14 June 2013, 16:00-17:00

Fluid Mechanics (DAMTP)

16th Cambridge/Oxford Applied Mathematics Meeting

aka the Woolly Owl competition

UserSpeaker to be confirmed.

HouseMR2, Centre for Mathematical Sciences, Wilberforce Road, Cambridge.

ClockThursday 13 June 2013, 10:45-17:35

Centre for Molecular Science Informatics

Approaching protein dynamics in the post-genome era

UserProfessor Modesto Orozco, Dept. Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, University of Barcelona .

HouseUnilever Lecture Theatre.

ClockTuesday 11 June 2013, 14:15-15:30

Cambridge Society for the Application of Research (CSAR)

Building Business in the Sunshine

UserStuart Elmes, Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Viridian Solar.

HouseWolfson Lecture Hall, Churchill College, Storey's Way, Cambridge.

ClockMonday 10 June 2013, 19:00-21:00

List Closed

Launch of 2nd edition of Classroom-based Research and Evidence-based Practice’ by Keith Taber

Refreshments available on arrival

UserDr Keith Taber, Reader in Science Education, Faculty of Education.

HouseGS4, Donald McIntyre Building, Faculty of Education, 184 Hills Road, Cambridge.

ClockMonday 10 June 2013, 15:45-17:00

BSS Formal Seminars

Engineered protein pores in nanotechnology and single-enzyme studies

UserGiovanni Maglia, Department of Chemistry, University of Leuven, Belgium.

HouseSmall Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockFriday 31 May 2013, 14:00-15:00

Engineering Department Geotechnical Research Seminars

Characterisation of clean and silty-sands using variable penetration rate cone testing

UserProfessor Jason DeJong, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of California, Davis, CA.

HouseEngineering Department - Lecture Room 3A.

ClockThursday 30 May 2013, 16:00-17:30

Cambridge Society for the Application of Research (CSAR)

Plan Bee: Ensuring the Future of Pollination

UserMike Brown, Head of National Bee Unit, The Food and Environmental Research Agency, DEFRA.

HouseWolfson Lecture Hall, Churchill College, Storey's Way, Cambridge.

ClockMonday 27 May 2013, 19:00-21:00

BSS Formal Seminars

Approaching biology discretely

UserProfessor Timothy Newman (Univ. Dundee).

HouseSmall Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockFriday 24 May 2013, 14:00-15:00

Centre for Molecular Science Informatics

Why Does Cyclobutane-1,2,3,4-tetraone Have a Triplet Ground State?

A TMI RIG Presentation

UserProfessor Wes Borden, Unversity of Texas.

HousePfizer Lecture Theatre, Department of Chemistry.

ClockWednesday 22 May 2013, 14:15-15:30

List Closed

How does that work? Developing pedagogical content knowledge from subject knowledge

Refreshments available on arrival at 16.15

UserDr Judith Hillier, Lecturer in Science (physics) Oxford University, Department of Education.

HouseGS4, Donald McIntyre Building, Faculty of Education, 184 Hills Road, Cambridge.

ClockMonday 20 May 2013, 16:30-18:00

BSS Formal Seminars

Artificial Cells in Picoliter Droplets

UserProf Wilhelm Huck (Nijmegen - Radboud Universiteit).

HouseSmall Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockFriday 17 May 2013, 14:00-15:00

IET Cambridge Network - Lectures

The UK'S facility for Airborne Atmospheric Measurements

Tea is served from 6pm

UserJamie Trembath, FAAM, Cranfield University.

HouseBritish Antarctic Survey, High Cross, Madingley Road.

ClockThursday 16 May 2013, 18:30-20:00

Cambridge Society for the Application of Research (CSAR)

Organic Electronics: a story of science and technology

UserProfessor Sir Richard Friend, Cavendish Professor of Physics, Optoelectronics Group, University of Cambridge.

HouseWolfson Lecture Hall, Churchill College, Storey's Way, Cambridge.

ClockMonday 13 May 2013, 19:00-21:00

BSS Formal Seminars

Unified study of glass and jamming rheology in soft particle systems

UserPeter Sollich, Department of Mathematics, King's College London.

HousePippard Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory.

ClockFriday 10 May 2013, 14:00-15:00

Centre for Molecular Science Informatics

Enzyme dynamics, conformations and catalysis

UserProfessor Adrian Mulholland, Centre for Computational Chemistry, Univeristy of Bristol.

HouseUnilever Lecture Theatre.

ClockTuesday 30 April 2013, 14:15-15:30

Cambridge Society for the Application of Research (CSAR)

Volcanology Applied to Emergencies

UserProfessor Stephen Sparks CBE, Department of Earth Sciences, University of Bristol.

HouseWolfson Lecture Hall, Churchill College, Storey's Way, Cambridge.

ClockMonday 29 April 2013, 19:00-21:00

List Closed

Schools that make a difference to post-16 uptake of physics and chemistry

Tea & Coffee available on arrival from 16.15

UserProfessor Judith Bennett, Department of Education, University of York .

HouseGS1, Donald McIntyre Building, Faculty of Education, 184 Hills Road, Cambridge.

ClockMonday 29 April 2013, 16:30-18:00

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