Monday, June 10, 2013

[visionlist] Final Call for applications ----- BCF/NWG-Course: Analysis and Models in Neurophysiology, Freiburg, Germany

%% BCF/NWG-Course: Analysis and Models in Neurophysiology %%
%% October 6-11, 2013 %%
%% Application deadline: June 30, 2013 %%

%% 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 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/M.Sc.-students and PhD-students (preferentially in their first year).

%% Faculty %%
• Dr. Stefan Rotter, Bernstein Center Freiburg, University of Freiburg
• Dr. Sonja Gruen, Research Center 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,

%% Application %%
Please apply by sending an email containing your CV and a meaningfull letter of motivation to

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

%% Course venue %%
Bernstein Center Freiburg,
Lecture Hall and Computerlab (ground floor), Hansastr. 9a, 79104 Freiburg, Germany

%% Contact %%
Dr. Janina Kirsch,
Bernstein Center Freiburg
Tel: +49 761 203 9575
Fax: +49 761 203 9559

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