[Comp-neuro] BCF/NWG Course "Analysis and Models in Neurophysiology" 2015 at the Bernstein Center Freiburg, Germany

Birgit Ahrens birgit.ahrens at bcf.uni-freiburg.de
Fri Jun 19 13:01:20 CEST 2015


BCF/NWG Course "Analysis and Models in Neurophysiology"
Sunday, October 4 - Friday, October 9, 2015
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 matching 
exercises using Matlab and Mathematica in the afternoon. 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 

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
- Background in scientific programming
- Experience in using Matlab and Mathematica
- Background in neuroscience

The course is limited to 20 participants.
Course fees: NWG members - 50€, others - 125€
Application deadline: June 30, 2015
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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