[Neuroscience] Call for applications ----- NWG-Course: Analysis and Models in Neurophysiology, Freiburg, Germany

Janina Kirsch via neur-sci%40net.bio.net (by kirsch from bcf.uni-freiburg.de)
Thu Apr 7 09:36:07 EST 2011

%% NWG-Course: Analysis and Models in Neurophysiology %%
%% October 16-21, 2011                                %%
%% Application deadline: June 30, 2011                %%
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


The course includes various topics such as
• Neuron models and spike train statistics
• Point processes and correlation measures
• Systems and signals
• Local field potentials and synaptic plasticity

The course will consist of lectures in the morning and and matching
exercises using Matlab and Mathematica. 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).
Organisation and teaching:
• Dr. Stefan Rotter, Bernstein Center Freiburg, University of Freiburg
• Dr. Sonja Gruen, Kernforschungszentrum Jülich
• Dr. Ulrich Egert, Biomicrotechnology, Department of Microsystems
Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, University of Freiburg
• Dr. Ad Aertsen, Neurobiology & Biophysics, Faculty of Biology, University
of Freiburg,

Dr. Janina Kirsch,
Bernstein Center Freiburg
Tel: +49 761 203 9575
Fax: +49 761 203 9559
Email: nwg-course from bcf.uni-freiburg.de

Please apply by sending an email containing your CV and a meaningfull letter of
motivation to
nwg-course from bcf.uni-freiburg.de 

The course is limited to 20 participants.
Course fees:
NWG members: 50 Euro
others: 125 Euro

Course venue:
Bernstein Center Freiburg, Computerlab (ground floor), Hansastr. 9a, 79104
Freiburg, Germany

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