INCF Short course: Introduction to neuroinformatics

8 parts

INCF is offering a two-day course that provides an introduction to and overview of a wide range of topics within neuroinformatics by leading experts in the field.

Topics covered

  • data analysis and neuronal coding  
  • databases and ontologies
  • multiscale modeling
  • neuroengineering
  • simulation/computation/workflows
  • visualization

Recorded 22-23 August 2014 in Leiden, the Netherlands

Welcome and introduction to the INCF short course

This lecture covers an introduction to neuroinformatics and its subfields, the content of the short course and future neuroinformatics applications. Speaker: Marja-Leena Linne, Tampere University of Technology, Finland

Introduction to Microscopic Imaging

This lecture covers an introduction to connectomics, and image processing tools for the study of connectomics. Speaker: Ignacio Arganda-Carreras

Introduction to Neuromorphic engineering

This lecture covers modeling the neuron in silicon, modeling vision and audition and sensory fusion using a deep network. Speaker: Shih-Chii Liu

Introduction to workflows for model simulation

This lecture gives an introduction to simulation, models, and the neural simulation tool NEST. Speaker: Marc-Oliver Gewaltig

Introduction to modeling the brain

This lecture covers an Introduction to neuron anatomy and signaling, and different types of models, including the Hodgkin-Huxley model. Speaker: Gaute Einevoll

Introduction to data analysis and neural coding

This lecture covers describing and characterizing an input-output relationship. Speaker: Jonathan D. Victor

Introduction to neuroimaging

This lecture covers acquisition techniques, the physics of MRI, diffusion imaging, prediction using fMRI. Speaker: Jean-Babtiste Poline

Introduction to databases and ontologies

This lecture covers structured data, databases, federating neuroscience-relevant databases, ontologies. Speaker: Maryann Martone