Tuesday, February 5, 2013

[Comp-neuro] Computational & Cognitive Neuroscience Summer School, in Beijing


- Xiao-Jing Wang (Yale University)
- Si Wu (Beijing Normal University)
- Zach Mainen (Champalimaud Neuroscience Programme)
- Upinder Bhalla (Natl Ctr Biological Sci, Bangalore)

July 6-24 in Beijing, China

Currently accepting applications, deadline March 15.

The 4th Computational and Cognitive Neuroscience Summer School (CCNSS) will be held in Beijing, China. The objective of this course is to train in Computational Neuroscience talented and highly motivated students and postdocs from Asia and other countries in the world. Applicants with either quantitative, including Physics, Mathematics, Engineering and Computer Science or experimental background are welcomed. The lectures will introduce the basic concepts and methods, as well as cutting-edge research, in Computational and Systems/Cognitive Neurosciences. Modeling will be taught at multiple levels, ranging from subcellular processes, single neuron computation, to microcircuits and large-scale systems. Programming labs coordinated with the lectures will provide practical training in important computational methods.

Invited Lecturers:
- Michael Hausser (UCL)
- Eve Marder (Brandeis)
- Misha Tsodyks (Weizmann)
- Bob Shapley (NYU)
- Tony Movshon (NYU)
- Bob Desimone (MIT)
- Bill Newsome (Stanford)
- Mark Churchland (Columbia)
- Weiji Ma (Baylor)
- Matthew Botvinick (Princeton)
- Christof Koch (Caltech/Allen Institute)
- Kechen Zhang (Johns Hopkins)
- Xiaoqin Wang (Johns Hopkins)

Feel free to direct any questions to: john.murray@yale.edu

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