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OCNC: OIST Computational Neuroscience Course

A project-oriented course designed to teach computational neuroscience based on the STEPS, NEURON, Brian, NEST and Python software packages. Applications: January 1 - February 2, 2020

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Jun 29, 2020 08:00 AM to
Jul 16, 2020 06:00 PM

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Course Design

Lectures introducing basic modeling methods (week 1)
Lectures by world leading experts covering a wide range of computational and experimental neuroscience topics
Hands-on tutorials of modeling software
Independent modeling or data analysis projects proposed by participant
Individual tutoring



Erik De Schutter (OIST)
Kenji Doya (OIST)
Tomoki Fukai (OIST)
Bernd Kuhn (OIST)


Confirmed lecturers

Michael Berry II (Princeton University, USA)
Tiago Branco (Sainsbury Wellcome Centre, London, UK)
Zenas C Chao (University of Kyoto, Japan)
Erik De Schutter (OIST)
Kenji Doya (OIST)
Gaute Einevoll (Norwegian University of Life Sciences, Norway)
Tomoki Fukai (OIST)
Boris Gutkin (Ecole Normale Supérieure, Paris, France)
Bernd Kuhn (OIST)
Devika Narain (Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, Netherlands)
Alex Pouget (University of Geneva, Switzerland)
Ivan Soltesz (Stanford University, USA)
Saori C. Tanaka (ATR, Japan)
Tatjana Tchumatchenko (Max Planck Institute for Brain Research, Frankfur, Germany)
Marylka Yoe Uusisaari (OIST)


OCNC 2020

Dates:  June 29 to July 16, 2020
Applications: January 1 - February 2, 2020. Selection results will be communicated to applicants in March 2020.
Location: OIST Seaside House

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