[Comp-neuro] Open Source Brain 2015: Building and sharing standardised neuronal models

Padraig Gleeson p.gleeson at ucl.ac.uk
Wed Feb 4 20:25:07 CET 2015


(Apologies for cross postings)

Announcing the third annual Open Source Brain Workshop, May 12-14th 
2015, Alghero, Sardinia. 
http://opensourcebrain.org/docs/Help/Meetings#OSB_2015

The Open Source Brain initiative aims to encourage collaborative, open 
source model development in computational neuroscience and is primarily 
supported by the Wellcome Trust. As with past OSB meetings 
<http://www.opensourcebrain.org/docs#Meetings> this workshop will bring 
together experimentalists, theoreticians and tool developers who are 
interested in creating open, community developed models of neuronal 
systems.

Researchers interested in building and sharing models of any brain 
region and from any species are welcome to attend the meeting. There 
will be presentations on the latest developments and functionality of 
the OSB resource and associated technologies including NeuroML and LEMS. 
There will also be a special focus session on Wed 13th May on *creating 
and sharing experimentally constrained models of the hippocampus*.

*Confirmed speakers*

Giorgio Ascoli, Krasnow Institute, George Mason University, USA
Tiago Branco, MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology, Cambridge, UK
Claudia Colpath, Imperial College London, UK
Michael Hines, Yale University, USA
Peter Jonas, Institute of Science and Technology, Austria
Troy Margrie, MRC National Institute for Medical Research, London, UK
Michele Migliore, National Research Council, Italy & Yale University 
School of Medicine, USA
Yiota Poirazi, Institute of Molecular Biology & Biotechnology, 
Foundation for Research & Technology Hellas, Greece
Stefan Remy, German Center for Neurodegenerative Diseases, Bonn, Germany
Nelson Spruston, Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Janelia Farm Research 
Campus, Virginia, USA

Full details of the workshop can be found here: 
http://opensourcebrain.org/docs/Help/Meetings#OSB_2015. The meeting is 
free to attend, but registration is required (deadline April 15th).

The OSB 2015 organising committee
Sergio Solinas
Padraig Gleeson
Angus Silver
Boris Marin



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Department of Neuroscience, Physiology & Pharmacology
University College London
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