Introduction to neuronal networks

This lecture covers: integrating information within a network, modulating and controlling networks, functions and dysfunctions of hippocampal networks, and the integrative network controlling sleep and arousal. Speaker: Christoph Schwarzer.

By HBP Education Programme
Published Mar, 2018

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Description

Topics covered:

  1. Biological and artificial neural networks
  2. Network example: central regulation of motor control
  3. Synaptic and extrasynaptic plasticity
  4. Potentiation
  5. Post-tetanic potentiation (PTP) and long-term potentiation (LTP)
  6. Long-term depression (LTD)
  7. Learning and repeated training
  8. The hippocampus
  9. Place and grid cells. Hippocampal interneurons
  10. Memory
  11. Sleep and the arousal system
  12. Role of histamine signalling
  13. Role of orexin/hypocretin

Prerequisites

Basics of neurons and signalling in the neural system