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Welcome to the page used to access the cerebellar models developed at the Theoretical Neurobiology unit (principal investigator: Erik De Schutter), a research group affiliated with the University of Antwerp (Belgium).

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At present we have on-line:

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Purkinje cell tutorial

A description and the simulation scripts for an interactive tutorial of Purkinje cell physiology.

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Purkinje cell model PM9

A description and simulation scripts for the 1994 Purkinje cell model (De Schutter and Bower (1994)).

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New Purkinje cell model

Pictures and movies of the 1997 Purkinje cell model with detailed calcium dynamics (De Schutter and Smolen (1998))

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The 1997 network model

A description and simulation scripts for the 1997 network model of the granular layer of cerebellar cortex (Maex and De Schutter (1998)).

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Spine tutorial

The simulation scripts for a tutorial of the buffered calcium diffusion routine in GENESIS demonstrated by calcium influx through a NMDA channel on a spine (De Schutter and Smolen (1998)).

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Inhibitory Network Model

Simulation scripts for the network of inhibitory neurons with axonal conduction delays (Maex and De Schutter 2003).