[Comp-neuro] BCF/NWG course "Analysis and Models in Neurophysiology" 2014 at the Bernstein Center Freiburg, Germany

Birgit Ahrens birgit.ahrens at bcf.uni-freiburg.de
Thu Jun 5 09:12:02 CEST 2014


  "Analysis and Models in Neurophysiology"

/Sunday, October 5 - Friday, October 10, 2014 /
/Bernstein Center Freiburg, Hansastraße 9a, 79104 Freiburg, Germany/

*Aim of the course:*

The course is intended to provide advanced Diploma/Masters and PhD 
students, as well as young researchers from the neurosciences with 
approaches for the analysis of electrophysiological data and the 
theoretical concepts behind them.

*The course includes various topics such as*:

  * Neuron Models and Point Processes (Prof. Stefan Rotter)
  * Local field potentials (Prof. Ulrich Egert)
  * Neural Coding (Dr. Robert Schmidt)
  * Neural Decoding (Prof. Carsten Mehring)

The course will consist of lectures in the morning and and matching 
exercises using Matlab, Mathematica and Python in the afternoon. 
Experience with these software packages will be helpful but is not 
required for registration. The participants should have a basic 
understanding of scientific programming. This course is designated 
especially for advanced diploma/master-students and PhD-students 
(preferentially in their first year).

Please apply by sending one pdf document containing your CV and a 
meaningful letter of motivation to nwg-course at bcf.uni-freiburg.de.
The letter of motivation should refer to the following points:

  * Reasons for wanting to take this course
  * Background in mathematics
  * Experience in using Matlab/Python/Mathematica
  * Background in neuroscience

The course is limited to 20 participants.

*Course fees:* NWG members - 50EUR, others - 125EUR

*Application deadline: *June 30, 2014

*More information: 

*-- Dr. Birgit Ahrens --*
Teaching & Training Coordinator
Bernstein Center Freiburg
University of Freiburg
Hansastr. 9a
D - 79104 Freiburg

Phone: +49 (0) 761 203-9575
Fax: +49 (0) 761 203-9559

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