October 10-15, 2010 / Freiburg, Germany
Application deadline: June 30, 2010

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
* FIND: New tools and developments
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, RIKEN Brain Science Institute
* 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, Germany
Tel: +49 761 203 9575, Fax: +49 761 203 9559
Email: nwg-course(at)bcf(dot)uni-freiburg(dot)de
Please apply by sending an email containing your CV and a letter of motivation to nwg-course@bcf.uni-freiburg.de.
The course is limited to 20 participants.
Course fees
NWG members: 50 Euro
others:125 Euro
Application deadline
June 30, 2010
Course venue
Bernstein Center Freiburg, Computerlab (ground floor), Hansastr. 9a, 79104 Freiburg, Germany

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