[Comp-neuro] INCF Short Course: "An Introduction to Neuroinformatics"

Raphael Ritz raphael.ritz at incf.org
Thu Jun 28 16:20:07 CEST 2012


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INCF Short Course
"An Introduction to Neuroinformatics"

September 7-8, 2012, in Munich, Germany
Application Deadline: August 15, 2012

Organized by INCF  --  Website: http://course2012.incf.org


AIM

One of the goals of the INCF is to contribute to the training of
future neuroinformaticians. To help to fulfill its goals INCF is
offering a two-day course that provides an introduction to and
overview of a wide range of topics within neuroinformatics by leading
experts in the field. It is suitable for researchers in neuroscience as
well as the computational sciences who wish to develop interests in
neuroinformatics.


TOPICS COVERED

- data analysis and neuronal coding
- databases and ontologies
- multi-scale modeling
- neuroengineering
- simulation/computation/workflows
- clinical applications
- visualization


SPEAKERS WILL INCLUDE

- David Willshaw (Edinburgh,UK)
- Maryann Martone (San Diego,USA)
- Upi Bhalla (Bangalore, India)
- Tobi Delbrück (Zürich, Switzerland)
- Marc-Oliver Gewaltig (Lausanne, Switzerland)
- Peter Tass (Jülich, Germany)
- JB Poline (Paris, France)
- Ignacio Arganda (Cambridge, USA)
- Gaute Einevoll (Ås, Norway)


WHO SHOULD GO

The course will be suitable for neuroscience researchers wishing to
develop interests in neuroinformatics as well as informatics researchers 
with
a strong interest in neuroscience. A prerequisite for attending the course
is a basic knowledge of neuroscience. The course is open to advanced
students and postdoctoral researchers as well as faculty members.

The course is limited to 50 participants.


VENUE

Technische Universität München
Arcisstraße 21
80333 München, Germany
https://maps.google.com/maps?q=48.1498438002,11.5677801592&spn=0.005,0.005&t=k


FINANCIAL

There will be a fee of 40 £ (British Pounds), payable on registration.
This fee covers course materials, refreshments during the course and
attendance at a dinner on Friday evening. Financial support will be
available to students to cover the registration fee and as a contribution
to travel and accommodation costs.


APPLICATION

Please apply by sending an email to course-admin at incf.org containing a
brief CV and one page statement of why you wish to attend this course.

Students who wish to apply for financial support should include an
extra document giving the costs for which they wish to apply and a
statement from their university that they are a student.

Early application is advised as early applications will have priority.
Applications will be considered and a decision made as soon as they
are received.

The deadline for application is August 15 or when the course
is filled - whichever comes first.

If you have any questions about this event please contact the course
administration at course-admin at incf.org.


-- 
Dr. Raphael Ritz
Scientific Officer

International Neuroinformatics Coordinating Facility
Karolinska Institutet
Nobels väg 15 A
SE-171 77  Stockholm
Sweden

Email: raphael.ritz at incf.org
Phone: +46 8 524 87017
Fax: +46 8 524 87150
web: www.incf.org




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