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This lesson delves into the the structure of one of the brain's most elemental computational units, the neuron, and how said structure influences computational neural network models. 

Difficulty level: Intermediate
Duration: 6:33
Speaker: : Marcus Ghosh

In this lesson you will learn how machine learners and neuroscientists construct abstract computational models based on various neurophysiological signalling properties. 

Difficulty level: Intermediate
Duration: 10:52
Speaker: : Dan Goodman

This lesson goes over the basic mechanisms of neural synapses, the space between neurons where signals may be transmitted. 

Difficulty level: Intermediate
Duration: 7:03
Speaker: : Marcus Ghosh

While the previous lesson in the Neuro4ML course dealt with the mechanisms involved in individual synapses, this lesson discusses how synapses and their neurons' firing patterns may change over time. 

Difficulty level: Intermediate
Duration: 4:48
Speaker: : Marcus Ghosh

This lesson delves into the human nervous system and the immense cellular, connectomic, and functional sophistication therein. 

Difficulty level: Intermediate
Duration: 8:41
Speaker: : Marcus Ghosh

This lesson describes spike timing-dependent plasticity (STDP), a biological process that adjusts the strength of connections between neurons in the brain, and how one can implement or mimic this process in a computational model. You will also find links for practical exercises at the bottom of this page. 

Difficulty level: Intermediate
Duration: 12:50
Speaker: : Dan Goodman

 In this lesson, you will learn about some of the many methods to train spiking neural networks (SNNs) with either no attempt to use gradients, or only use gradients in a limited or constrained way. 

Difficulty level: Intermediate
Duration: 5:14
Speaker: : Dan Goodman

In this lesson, you will hear about some of the open issues in the field of neuroscience, as well as a discussion about whether neuroscience works, and how can we know?

Difficulty level: Intermediate
Duration: 6:54
Speaker: : Marcus Ghosh

This lesson discusses a gripping neuroscientific question: why have neurons developed the discrete action potential, or spike, as a principle method of communication? 

Difficulty level: Intermediate
Duration: 9:34
Speaker: : Dan Goodman

This lesson discusses both state-of-the-art detection and prevention schema in working with neurodegenerative diseases. 

Difficulty level: Beginner
Duration: 1:02:29
Speaker: : Nir Giladi

This lecture provides an overview of some of the essential concepts in neuropharmacology (e.g. receptor binding, agonism, antagonism), an introduction to pharmacodynamics and pharmacokinetics, and an overview of the drug discovery process relative to diseases of the central nervous system. 

Difficulty level: Beginner
Duration: 45:47

This lesson gives an introduction to simple spiking neuron models.

Difficulty level: Beginner
Duration: 48 Slides
Speaker: : Zubin Bhuyan

This lesson provides an introduction to simple spiking neuron models.

Difficulty level: Beginner
Duration: 48 Slides
Speaker: : Zubin Bhuyan

This lesson gives an introductory presentation on how data science can help with scientific reproducibility.

Difficulty level: Beginner
Duration:
Speaker: : Michel Dumontier

This presentation accompanies the paper entitled: An automated pipeline for constructing personalized virtual brains from multimodal neuroimaging data (see link below to download publication). 

Difficulty level: Beginner
Duration: 4:56

This tutorial covers the fundamentals of collaborating with Git and GitHub.

Difficulty level: Intermediate
Duration: 2:15:50
Speaker: : Elizabeth DuPre

The lecture provides an overview of the core skills and practical solutions required to practice reproducible research.

Difficulty level: Beginner
Duration: 1:25:17
Speaker: : Fernando Perez

This lecture on model types introduces the advantages of modeling, provide examples of different model types, and explain what modeling is all about. 

Difficulty level: Beginner
Duration: 27:48
Speaker: : Gunnar Blohm

This lecture focuses on how to get from a scientific question to a model using concrete examples. We will present a 10-step practical guide on how to succeed in modeling. This lecture contains links to 2 tutorials, lecture/tutorial slides, suggested reading list, and 3 recorded Q&A sessions.

Difficulty level: Beginner
Duration: 29:52
Speaker: : Megan Peters

This lecture formalizes modeling as a decision process that is constrained by a precise problem statement and specific model goals. We provide real-life examples on how model building is usually less linear than presented in Modeling Practice I

Difficulty level: Beginner
Duration: 22:51
Speaker: : Gunnar Blohm