[Comp-neuro] DEADLINE APPROACHING : 31st March . NeuroBridges 2017

ahmed el hady ahmed.imprs at gmail.com
Mon Mar 27 01:04:12 CEST 2017

*The deadline for NeuroBridges 2017 summer school application (*
<http://decision-making-lab.com/NeuroBridges/neurobridges2017.html>)  is
approaching. March 31st is the deadline for application. More details about
the summer school and the application procedure below. *

*NeuroBridges 2017 Summer school , Cluny, France*
*(** September 3 - September 14, 2017 )*

*NeuroBridges 2017* (http://decision-making-lab.co
m/NeuroBridges/neurobridges2017.html) will be a ten days summer school.
Students will attend lectures delivered by a group of leading
neuroscientists, experimentalists as well as theoreticians, which will
address the fundamental questions of contemporary neuroscience. In addition
to the lectures, the students will work in groups on small research

The school is intended for graduate students and postdocs, primarily from
the Middle East and the Mediterranean region either working in their home
countries or abroad. We will consider applicants with some background in
applied mathematics, computer science, electrical engineering or physics,
interested in theoretical brain and cognitive sciences. We will also
consider those with biological or medical background given that they show
proof of basic mathematical knowledge (i.e. linear algebra, calculus, in
particular ordinary differential equation).

Through the online application system (can be accessed through:
http://decision-making-lab.com/NeuroBridges/neurobridges2017.html ) , you
will be asked to provide personal details, academic background, the names
of two referees , a motivation letter that should include a paragraph about
your quantitative skills and a CV.

The school will take place between September 3 and September 14, 2017 in Le
Centre de Conférences Internationales de Cluny (CCIC)
<http://www.ccic.eu/index.html>. Cluny is a small medieval town in
Burgundy, France, located about 400km southeast of Paris (accessible by
fast train, TGV).

All costs of registration and accommodation will be covered by the
organizers. A limited number of travel grants will also be available.

The application deadline is March 31st 2017.

*NeuroBridges* is co-organized by Ahmed El Hady
<http://scholar.princeton.edu/ahmedelhady/home>(Princeton Neuroscience
Institute, USA), Yonatan Loewenstein
<http://elsc.huji.ac.il/loewenstein/home> (Hebrew University of Jerusalem,
Israel) and David Hansel
Paris, France).

*2017 Confirmed Faculty (check the website regularly for updated faculty

Carl van Vreeswijk (CNRS)

Gianluigi Mongillo (CNRS)

Shaul Druckmann (Janelia) <https://www.janelia.org/people/shaul-druckmann>

Yoram Burak (Hebrew University) <http://elsc.huji.ac.il/burak/home>

Omri Barak (Technion) <http://neuroscience.technion.ac.il/researcher/19>

Najib Majaj (NYU) <https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Najib_Majaj>

Farzan Nadim (NJIT) <https://biology.njit.edu/people/nadim.php>

Valerie Ego-Stengel (CNRS)

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to email Ahmed El Hady
(email: ahady at princeton.edu )
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