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2021

DateEvent TypeEvent Name & Details
2021.11.20 – 2021.11.21Symposium

NSFC-RGC Young Scholar Forum: Neural Basis of Decision Making and Social Behavior

Time: 8:30AM – 5:15PM (November 20); 9:00AM – 5:10PM (November 21)
Venue: KK101, 1/F, K. K. Leung Building, The University of Hong Kong
Event Details: https://www.socsc.hku.hk/events/mw/skl2021/

2021.04.10Seminar

Neuroplasticity of the Human Brain

Speaker: Professor Tatia Lee, Chair Professor of Psychological Science and Clinical Psychology, May Endowed Professor in Neuropsychology, Department of Psychology, The University of Hong Kong
Time
: 11:00AM – 12:00PM
Venue
: Online

2021.04.08Seminar

Hong Kong’s Journey to Become the World’s Longest Living Population

Speaker: Dr. Michael Ni, Clinical Associate Professor, School of Public Health, Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong
Time: 1:30PM – 2:30PM
Venue: Online

2020

DateEvent TypeEvent Name & Details
2020.05.29 – 2020.06.26Seminar

Tips on Sustainable Psychological Health (Language: Cantonese) 

Time: Every Friday at 12:00PM
Venue: Online

2020.01.09Seminar

The Mental Health of Populations

Speaker: Professor Sandro Galea, Dean and Robert A. Knox Professor, School of Public Health, Boston University, USA
Time: 9:00AM – 10:40AM
Venue: Seminar Room 3, G/F, Jockey Club Building for Interdisciplinary Research, 5 Sassoon Road

2019

DateEvent TypeEvent Name & Details
2019.11.28Seminar

Temporal Binding of Cause and Effect

Speaker: Professor Marc J Bühner, School of Psychology, Cardiff University
Time: 4:00PM – 5:00PM
Venue: Chamber, 11/F, The Jockey Club Tower, Centennial Campus, The University of Hong Kong

2019.11.22Seminar

Computational Modeling of Epiphany Learning

Speaker: Dr. James Wei Chen, Assistant Research Fellow, Behavioral and Data Science Research Center, National Taiwan University
Time: 11:30AM – 12:30PM
Venue: Rm 813, 8/F, The Jockey Club Tower, Centennial Campus, The University of Hong Kong

2019.10.24Seminar

Neurocognitive Mechanisms of Implicit Biases – Fear Generalization of Conditioned Facial Features in Absence of Contingency Awareness

Speaker: Professor Markus Junghöfer, Institute for Biomagnetism and Biosignalanalysis, University of Münster
Time: 11:30AM – 12:30PM
Venue: Rm 813, 8/F, The Jockey Club Tower, Centennial Campus, The University of Hong Kong

2019.07.19Seminar

ENIGMA Goes Functional: Worldwide Meta-Analysis of Task-Based fMRI Data

Speaker: Dr. Ilya Veer, Psychologist, Postdoctoral Fellow, Research Division of Mind and Brain
Charité, Universitätsmedizin Berlin
Time: 2:30PM – 3:30PM
Venue: Chamber, 11/F, The Jockey Club Tower, Centennial Campus, The University of Hong Kong

2019.03.29Seminar

Spatiotemporal Characteristics of Responses to Biological Motion: Fusing Temporal (MEG) and Spatial (fMRI) Imaging

Speaker: Dr. Dorita H. F. Chang, Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology, The University of Hong Kong
Time: 11:30AM – 12:30PM
Venue: Rm 814, 8/F, The Jockey Club Tower, Centennial Campus, The University of Hong Kong

2019.03.28Seminar

Perception of Visual Space

Speaker: Professor Sir Colin Blakemore, Yeung Kin Man Chair Professor of Neuroscience, City University of Hong Kong; Emeritus Professor of Neuroscience, University of Oxford
Time: 11:30AM – 12:30PM
Venue: Chamber, 11/F, The Jockey Club Tower, Centennial Campus, The University of Hong Kong

2019.03.15Seminar

Enhancing Causal Perception: The Search For ‘Empty Time’ Effects With the Rapid Streaming Procedure

Speaker: Dr. Robin A. Murphy, Visiting Associate Professor, Department of Psychology, HKU
Time: 4:30PM – 5:30PM
Venue: Rm 813, 8/F, The Jockey Club Tower, Centennial Campus, The University of Hong Kong

2019.03.11Seminar

The Critical Period: A Tale of Two Systems

Speaker: Professor Margaret Wong-Riley, Professor Emeritus, Medical College of Wisconsin
Time: 11:00AM – 12:00PM
Venue: Seminar Room 1A, G/F, The Hong Kong Jockey Club Building for Interdisciplinary Research, 5 Sassoon Road, Pokfulam

2019.03.07 – 2019.03.08Symposium

International Symposium on Neuropsychology and Brain Sciences: Exploring our Psychosocial Brain

Time: 9:30AM – 4:30PM (March 7); 9:30AM – 12:30PM (March 8)
Venue: Chamber, 11/F, The Jockey Club Tower, Centennial Campus, The University of Hong Kong
Event Details: https://hkuems1.hku.hk/hkuems/ec_hdetail.aspx?guest=Y&ueid=63440 

2018

DateEvent TypeEvent Name & Details
2018.09.13Seminar

Mapping Dynamics of Emotional Brain States and Memory Consolidation

Speaker: Professor Qin Shaozheng, State Key Laboratory of Cognitive Neuroscience and Learning & IDG/McGovern Institute for Brain Research, Faculty of Psychology at Nomal Beijing University, China
Time:11:30AM – 12:00PM 
Venue:
Rm 813, 8/F, The Jockey Club Tower, Centennial Campus, The University of Hong Kong

2018.09.03Seminar

Genes, Cannabis Use, and Schizophrenia: Is It All About Risk-Taking?

Speaker: Dr. Marta Di Forti, Department of Social, Genetic and Developmental Psychiatry Institute of Psychiatry Psychology and Neuroscience, King’s College London, UK
Time: 12:00PM
Venue: Seminar Room 7, 7/F, The Hong Kong Jockey Club Building for Interdisciplinary Research, 5 Sassoon Road, Pokfulam

2018.08.16Seminar

Demystifying the Editorial Process – Behind the Curtain of Nature Family Journals

Speaker: Dr. Michelle Trenkmann, Associate Editor of Nature Communications
Time: 11:30AM – 12:00PM
Venue: Seminar Room 2, G/F, The Hong Kong Jockey Club Building for Interdisciplinary Research, 5 Sassoon Road, Pokfulam

 2018.07.17Seminar

Autism Across Ages: What Are the Earliest Signs, and Can We Shift Biology?

Speaker: Dr Gráinne McAlonan, Sackler Centre for Translational Neurodevelopment and
Department of Forensic and Neurodevelopmental Sciences, King’s College London, UK
Time: 11:30AM 
Venue: Seminar Room 1A, G/F, The Hong Kong Jockey Club Building for Interdisciplinary Research, 5 Sassoon Road, Pokfulam

 2018.03.28Seminar

An Atlas of Genetic Associations in UK Biobank

Speaker: Professor Albert Tenesa, Roselin Institute, University of Edinburgh
Time: 2:00PM – 3:00PM
Venue: Mrs Chen Yang Foo Oi Telemedicine Centre, 2/F, Room A2-08, William M.W. Mong Block, Faculty of Medicine Building

2018.03.09Seminar

Genomic Approaches to Understanding Brain Disorders

Speaker: Professor Margit Burmister, University of Michigan
Time: 2:00PM – 3:00PM 
Venue: Mrs Chen Yang Foo Oi Telemedicine Centre, 2/F, Room A2-08, William M.W. Mong Block, Faculty of Medicine Building

2017

DateEvent TypeEvent Name & Details
2017.05.23Seminar

Molecular Imaging for Dementia

Speaker: Professor Yen Tzu-Chen, School of Medicine, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Taiwan
Time: 9:15AM
Venue: Seminar Room 1A, G/F, The Hong Kong Jockey Club Building for Interdisciplinary Research, 5 Sassoon Road, Pokfulam

2016

DateEvent TypeEvent Name & Details
2016.12.05Seminar

fMRI: Data Analysis Strategies and Future Directions

Speaker: Professor Jack Lancaster, Professor and Chief, Biomedical Image Analysis Division (BIAD), Research Imaging Institute, University of Texas Health Sciences Centre, San Antonio

Large-scale Synthesis of fMRI Data For Network Modeling and Network-based Interpretation

Speaker: Professor Peter Fox, Founding Director, Research Imaging Institute, University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio
Time: 3:00PM – 5:00PM
Venue: Seminar Room 2, G/F, The Hong Kong Jockey Club Building for Interdisciplinary Research, 5 Sassoon Road, Pokfulam, Hong Kong

2016.10.12Seminar

The Impact of Advances in MRI Acquisition on Brain Imaging Research

Speaker: Professor Kelvin Lim, University of Minnesota Medical School
Time: 11:00AM – 12:00PM
Venue: Seminar Room 3, G/F, Laboratory Block, Faculty of Medicine Building, 21 Sassoon Road

2016.05.18Symposium

Neuroscience Symposium 2016 — Nature and Nurture in Brain Functions

Time: 8:00AM – 6:15PM
Venue: Cheung Kung Hai Conference Centre, Faculty of Medicine Building
The University of Hong Kong, 21 Sassoon Road, Pokfulam, Hong Kong

2016.05.16Symposium

Advanced MRI Meeting on Neuroradiology and Neuroscience

Time: 10:00AM – 12:25PM
Venue: Mrs Chen Yang Foo Oi Telemedicine Centre, 2/F, Room A2-08, William M.W. Mong Block, Faculty of Medicine Building

2016.04.18Symposium

International Symposium on the Science of Brain Functions

Time: 9:00AM – 5:45PM
Venue: Chamber, 11/F, The Jockey Club Tower, Centennial Campus, The University of Hong Kong

2016.01.14Seminar

Neuropsychological Assessment Using The Oxford Cognitive Screening Tool

Speaker: Professor Glyn Humphreys, Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Oxford
Time: 9:30AM – 11:30AM
Venue: Seminar Room 5, LG1, Laboratory Block, Faculty of Medicine Building, 21 Sassoon Road, Pokfulam 

2015

DateEvent TypeEvent Name & Details
2015.11.30 – 2015.12.01Workshop

Special Workshop – Meta-analysis in Human Neuroimaging: Methods & Applications

Time: 9:00AM – 4:00PM

Venue: The University of Hong Kong

2015.11.23Seminar

Is Pharmacogenetic Testing Ready for the Psychiatry Clinic?

Speaker: Dr. James L Kennedy
Time: 10:00AM – 11:00AM
Venue: Seminar Room 7, Laboratory Block, Faculty of Medicine Building, 21 Sassoon Road, Pokfulam

2015.06.24Seminar

The Integrative Self 

Speaker: Professor Glyn Humphreys, Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Oxford
Time: 11:00AM – 12:00PM
Venue: Seminar Room 4, 4/F, Hong Kong Jockey Club Building for Interdisciplinary Research, 5 Sassoon Road

2015.05.20Seminar

Extracting Insights From Large-scale Genetic Data

Speaker: Dr. Benjamin Neale, Instructor, Department of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Assistant Professor in Analytic and Translational Genetics Unit, Massachusetts General Hospital
Time: 5:00PM – 6:00PM 
Venue: Seminar Room 7Laboratory Block, Faculty of Medicine Building, 21 Sassoon Road, Pokfulam

2015.04.16Seminar

Brain Imaging and Development in Infants at Risk of Autism and Related Neurodevelopmental Conditions

Speaker: Inês Pote, PhD student at Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology & Neuroscience (IoPPN) at King’s College London
Time: 2:00PM – 3:00PM 
Venue: Seminar Room 4, 4/F, Hong Kong Jockey Club Building for Interdisciplinary Research, 5 Sassoon Road

2015.03.20Seminar

Psychiatric Disorders Share Common Neuroanatomical & Neurobiological Phenotypes, Across Diagnostic Categories: Structural Covariance Analyses

Speaker: Professor Peter T Fox, Professor, Radiology, Neurology, Psychiatry, and Physiology, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio
Time: 11:00AM – 12:00PM 
Venue: Seminar Room 1B, G/F, Hong Kong Jockey Club Building for Interdisciplinary Research, 5 Sassoon Road

2015.01.05Seminar

An Investigation of the Role of Amyloid Precursor Protein Processing in Neuronal Apoptosis

Speaker: Dr. Bernard Law, Postdoctoral Research Assistant, Department of Biology and Biochemistry, University of Bath
Time: 11:00AM – 12:00PM 
Venue: Seminar Room 7, LG 1/F, Laboratory Block, 21 Sassoon Road, HKU

2014

DateEvent TypeEvent Name & Details
2014.06.17Seminar

New Perspectives in Analyzing fMRI Data

Speaker: Professor Yijun Liu, Faculty of Psychology at Southwest University, China
Time: 10:00AM
Venue: Seminar Room 7, 7/F, Hong Kong Jockey Club Building for Interdisciplinary Research, 5 Sassoon Road,

2014.02.26Seminar

Learning to Read: Individual Differences and Cultural Constraints

Speaker: Professor Gui Xue, State Key Laboratory of Learning and Cognitive Neuroscience, Beijing Normal University, China
Time: 3:00PM – 5:00PM
Venue: Room 4.34, Run Run Shaw Tower, Centennial Campus

2014.02.11Seminar

Multiple Occurrences of the Chinese Reflexive Ziji in a Single Sentence: A Dynamic Syntax Account

Speaker: Professor Wu Yicheng, Zhejiang University, China
Time: 1:00PM – 2:30PM
Venue: Room 4.04, Run Run Shaw Tower, Centennial Campus

2013

Date Event Type Event Name & Details
2013.12.18 Seminar

Understanding Antioxidant Response Properties of the Retinal Neurocircuitry in Different Animal Models of Retinal Degeneration 

SpeakerProfessor PU Mingliang, Department of Anatomy/Embryology, School of Basic Medical Sciences, Peking University, China

Time4:00 p.m.
VenueVenue: Room A2-08, 2/F. Mrs. Chen Yang Foo Oi
Telemedicine Centre, William W. M. Mong Block, 
21 Sassoon Road, Hong Kong

2013.12.04 Seminar

Deep Brain Stimulation for Parkinson’s Disease

Speaker
: Tyler C. Cheung, M.D., Fellowship in Movement Disorders and Deep Brain Stimulation

Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, California, U. S. A.
Time: 11:00 a.m.
VenueAnatomy Seminar Room, L1-19, 1/F. Laboratory Block, Faculty of Medicine Building, 21 Sassoon Road, Hong Kong

2013.11.12 Seminar

Synaptic Inputs to Retinal Ganglion Cells in Normal and Experimental Glaucoma Mice

Speaker
Samuel Wu, Ph.D. Department of Ophthalmology, the Camille and Raymond Hankamer Chair in Ophthalmology, Department of Neuroscience, Department of Physiology and Biophysics, Cullen Eye Institute, Baylor College of Medicine.
Time: 11:00 a.m.
Venue: Seminar Room 4, G/F, Laboratory Block, Faculty of Medicine Building, 21 Sassoon Road, Hong Kong

2013.10.14 Symposium

International Symposium on Language, Brain, and Gene

Time: 9:00AM – 12:30PM
Venue: Room 436, 4/F, Run Run Shaw Tower, Centennial Campus, HKU

2013.10.07 Seminar

Direct Retino-Raphe Projection Alters Serotonergic Tone And Affective Behavior

Speaker: Chaoran Ren, Ph.D. Associate Professor, Guangdong-Hongkong-Macau Institute of CNS Regeneration  (GHMICR), Jinan University.
Time: 4:00 p.m.
VenueSeminar Room 6, LG1/F, Laboratory Block, Faculty of Medicine Building, 21 Sassoon Road, Hong Kong

2013.10.03 Seminar

Neuroprotective
And Regenerative Strategies For Functional Recovery After Spinal Cord Injury
 

Speaker: Xiao-Ming Xu, Ph.D. Mary Hulman George Professor of Neurological Surgery, Scientific Director, Spinal Cord and Brain Injury Research Group, Stark Neurosciences Research Institute Indiana University School of Medicine 
Time: 11:00 a.m.
Venue: Seminar Room 1, G/F, Laboratory Block, Faculty of Medicine Building, 21 Sassoon Road, Hong Kong

2013.06.17 – 2013.06.18 Workshop

Workshop on Translational Medicine – Genomic, Imaging and Behaviour Approaches

Time: 9:00AM – 6:00PM (June 17); 9:00AM – 5:45PM (June 18)
Venue: Faculty of Medicine, 21 Sassoon Road, The University of Hong Kong

2013.06.17 Seminar

Dapk1 Converges the Necrotic and Apoptotic Pathways in Stroke Damages

SpeakerProfessor Youming Lu, Tongji Medical College, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan, China
Time11:00 p.m.
VenueSeminar Room 3, G/F, Laboratory Block, LKS Faculty of Medicine Building, 21 Sassoon Road, Hong Kong

2013.05.27 Seminar

Glial Cells and Psychiatric
Disorders

Speaker: Professor Ian Everall, University of Melbourne
Time: 4:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Venue: Seminar Room 6, LG1/F, Room LLG-S6, Laboratory Block, LKS Faculty of Medicine Building, 21 Sassoon Road, Hong Kong

2013.04.18 Seminar

Restoring Agency to its Proper Place in Linguistics – Going Beyond Structural and Generative Paradigms

Speaker: Professor Yueguo Gu, Institute of Linguistics, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences
Time: 4:30 p.m.-6:00 p.m.
Venue: Room 812, Knowles Building, Main Campus, HKU

2013.04.05 Seminar

Mechanisms for Generalized Brain Arousal, Sexual Arousal, and Their Links

Speaker: Professor Donald W. Pfaff, Head of Laboratory of Neurobiology and Behavior, The Rockefeller University, New York, U.S.A.
Time: 3:45 p.m.
Venue: Lecture Theatre 4, G/F, William M.W. Mong Block, Faculty of Medicine Building, 21 Sassoon Road, Hong Kong

2012

DateEvent TypeEvent Name & Details
2012.12.10Seminar

Circadian Regulation of Corticosterone: What You Think You Know is Probably Wrong

Speaker: Prof Gary Pickard, Visiting Research Professor, Dept of Anatomy, HKU, Dept. Ophthalmology & Visual Sci., UNMC, Omaha
Time: 11:00 a.m.
Venue: Seminar Room 5, LG1/F, Laboratory Block, Faculty of Medicine Building, 21 Sassoon Road, Hong Kong

2012.12.06Seminar

Real-Time and Multiple
Fluorescent Imaging of Ca2+ Overload-Triggered Cell Death

Speaker: Yaoying Zeng, MD, Professor The Institute for Tissue Transplantation & Immunology Jinan University, Guangzhou
Time: 4:00 p.m.
Venue: Anatomy Seminar Room, L1-19, 1/F, Laboratory Block, Faculty of Medicine Building 21 Sassoon Road, Hong Kong

2012.11.28Seminar

Zhuangyuan (Premier Scholars) in Ancient China

Speaker: Tiexin Zhao, Vice Chairman, Central Branch of Chinese Calligraphy Association
Time: 4:30 p.m.
VenueM142, Main Building, HKU

2012.11.09Seminar

Transgenic Pig Models for
Human Diseases

Speaker: Professor Lai Liangxue, Key Laboratory of Regenerative Biology Guangzhou Institutes of Biomedicine and Health Chinese Academy of Sciences
Time: 11:00 a.m.
Venue: Anatomy Seminar Room, L1-19, 1/F, Laboratory Block, Faculty of Medicine Building 21 Sassoon Road, Hong Kong

2012.10.30Seminar

Neurodevelopmental Disorders In Translation (Back translation from clinical studies of autism and schizophrenia to the laboratory mouse)

Speaker: Grainne M. McAlonan, Clinical Senior Lecturer Department of Forensic and Neurodevelopmental Science Institute of Psychiatry King’s College London Head of Research and Development Behavioral and Developmental Disorders Clinical Academic Group

2012.10.26

Seminar

Colour Pathways in the Primate Retina

Speaker: Professor Ulrike Grünert, Department of Ophthalmology and Save Sight Institute The University of Sydney, Australia

2012.09.07Seminar

Neurochemical Organization (and Disorganization) of the First Visual Synapse

SpeakerProfessor Noga Vardi, Department of Neuroscience, School of Medicine University of Pennsylvania Philadelphia, U. S. A.

2012.07.03Seminar

Neural Mechanisms Underlying Aesthetics

Speaker: Professor Lei Mo, South China Normal University, Guangzhou

2012.06.27Seminar

Dynamical Self-Organization and Lexical Learning in Children And Bilinguals: Computational and Neural
Mechanisms

 Speaker: Prof. Ping Li, Department of Psychology and Center for Brain, Behavior, and Cognition, Pennsylvania State University

2012.06.20Seminar

AAV Mediated BDNF Expression Rescues Visual Functions in Two Rodent Models of Glaucoma

Speaker: Shigang He, Ph.D. Professor, School of Biomedical Engineering Institute of Natural Sciences Shanghai Jiao Tong University Shanghai, China

2011

DateEvent TypeEvent Name & Details
2011.07.10SymposiumInternational Symposium on Brain Imaging: New Frontiers on Data Analysis

Venue: South China Normal University, Guangzhou China
2011.04.08 – 2011.04.09ConferenceXiangshan Science Conference on Brain and Cognitive Sciences

Venue: The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

2010

DateEvent TypeEvent Name & Details
2010.06.30Symposium

International Symposia on Culture, Language and Brain

Venue: Xi’an, China

2009

DateEvent TypeEvent Name & Details
2009.11.05Symposium

International Symposia on Culture, Language and Brain

Time: 9:00am to 5:00pm
Venue: Faculty Board Room, Faculty of Medicine, HKU

2007

DateEvent TypeEvent Name & Details
2007.12.17Symposium

International Symposia on Cognitive Neuroscience

Venue: Kunming, China

2005

DateEvent TypeEvent Name & Details
2005.08.09Symposium

International Symposia on Cognitive Neuroscience

Venue: Hong Kong