[Comp-neuro] FIRST ANNOUCEMENT: EU-INDIA-CHINA TRIANGULAR SUMMER
SCHOOL ON COMPUTATIONAL NEUROSCIENCE
leone.michele at gmail.com
Wed Mar 7 13:42:48 CET 2007
In the framework of a collaboration initiative in the field of
the Science of Complex Systems that the Institute for Scientific
Interchange (Torino, Italy) is trying to foster, ISI (www.isi.it) is
organizing and hosting a EU-INDIA-CHINA Triangular Summer School on
"Aspects of Complexity in Neuroscience"
Scheduled dates: June 25 - July 1 2007
Location: ISI Foundation, Torino, Italy
Duration: 7 effective school days
CORE SUBJECTS AND MOTIVATIONS
The goal of the one-week ISI school in computational neuroscience is
to provide the opportunity for young researchers with theoretical
backgrounds to learn some of the latest advances in both experimental
and theoretical neuroscience. The school will be held in the
Institute for Scientific Interchange, located on a hill that overlooks
the city of Torino. It will focus mainly on:
A) The visual system;
B) Learning mechanisms;
C) Memory models.
The course will have two complementary parts. In the morning, there
will be lectures given by distinguished international faculty. In the
afternoon, the students will have time for self study of papers
selected by the invited speakers. At the end of the day, students will
give presentations of the papers they have studied.
APPLICATION DEADLINE: April 15 2007
NOTIFICATION OF RESULTS: May 5 2007
HOW TO APPLY
1) Send a pdf file with complete CV
2) Send a short letter explaining why you would like to attend the school
3) Ask two people that know you well to send 2 letters of recommendation.
All the material should be sent to: euindiachinacnsschool at gmail.com
EXPECTED NUMBER OF PARTICIPANTS:
Total number of students: 24-30 (8-10 per region)
Total number of lecturers: 7
Total number of lesson hours 21
-- 3 hours of lesson every morning.
-- Self study on assigned material leading to students Journal Clubs.
-- Students Seminars.
-- Open Sessions for Questions.
Prof. Tomaso Poggio (MIT)
Prof. Emilio Bizzi (MIT)
Prof. Nicolas Brunel (ParisV & ISI)
Dr. Michele Leone (ISI)
Upinder Bhalla (NCBS, Bangalore) (to be confirmed)
Guoqiang Bi (Pittsburgh)
Mayank Mehta (Brown University- Providence)
Max Riesenhuber (GUMC- Georgetown)
Misha Tsodyks (Weizmann - Rehovot)
Xiao-Jing Wang (Yale)
Fred Wolf (MPI-Gottingen) (to be confirmed)
For further info or details please mailto: leone.michele at gmail.com
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