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The simulation of the virtual epileptic patient is presented as an example of advanced brain simulation as a translational approach to deliver improved results in clinics. The fundamentals of epilepsy are explained. On this basis, the concept of epilepsy simulation is developed. By using an iPython notebook, the detailed process of this approach is explained step by step. In the end, you are able to perform simple epilepsy simulations your own.

Difficulty level: Beginner
Duration: 1:28:53
Speaker: : Julie Courtiol

Learn how to simulate seizure events and epilepsy in The Virtual Brain. We will look at the paper: On the Nature of Seizure Dynamics which describes a new local model called the Epileptor, and apply this same model in The Virtual Brain. This is part 1 of 2 in a series explaining how to use the Epileptor. In this part, we focus on setting up the parameters.

Difficulty level: Beginner
Duration: 4:44
Speaker: : Paul Triebkorn

This primer on optogenetics primer discusses how to manipulate neuronal populations with light at millisecond resolution and offers possible applications such as curing the blind and "playing the piano" with cortical neurons.

Difficulty level: Beginner
Duration: 59:06
Speaker: : Clay Reid

Ion channels and the movement of ions across the cell membrane.

Difficulty level: Beginner
Duration: 28:08
Speaker: : Carl Petersen

Action potentials, and biophysics of voltage-gated ion channels.

Difficulty level: Beginner
Duration: 27:47
Speaker: : Carl Petersen

Voltage-gating kinetics of sodium and potassium channels.

Difficulty level: Beginner
Duration: 19:20
Speaker: : Carl Petersen

The ionic basis of the action potential, including the Hodgkin Huxley model.

Difficulty level: Beginner
Duration: 28:29
Speaker: : Carl Petersen

Action potential initiation and propagation.

Difficulty level: Beginner
Duration: 23:16
Speaker: : Carl Petersen

Long-range inhibitory connections in the brain, with examples from three different systems.

Difficulty level: Beginner
Duration: 19:05
Speaker: : Carl Petersen

The "connectome" is a term, coined in the past decade, that has been used to describe more than one phenomenon in neuroscience. This lecture explains the basics of structural connections at the micro-, meso- and macroscopic scales.

Difficulty level: Beginner
Duration: 1:13:16
Speaker: : Clay Reid

Introduction to neurons, synaptic transmission, and ion channels.

Difficulty level: Beginner
Duration: 46:07

2nd part of the lecture. Introduction to cell receptors and signalling cascades

Difficulty level: Beginner
Duration: 41:38

Introduction to the types of glial cells, homeostasis (influence of cerebral blood flow and influence on neurons), insulation and protection of axons (myelin sheath; nodes of Ranvier), microglia and reactions of the CNS to injury.

Difficulty level: Beginner
Duration: 40:32

Introduction to the origin and differentiation of myelinating cell types, molecular mechanisms defining onset and progression of myelination, demyelination and remyelination after injury.

Difficulty level: Beginner
Duration: 38:52

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.

Difficulty level: Beginner
Duration: 47:05

This lecture focuses on the comprehension of nociception and pain sensation. It highlights how the somatosensory system and different molecular partners are involved in nociception and how nociception and pain sensation are studied in rodents and humans and the development of pain therapy.

Difficulty level: Beginner
Duration: 28:09
Speaker: : Serena Quarta

How does the brain learn? This lecture discusses the roles of development and adult plasticity in shaping functional connectivity.

Difficulty level: Beginner
Duration: 1:08:45
Speaker: : Clay Reid

The mechanisms behind changes in synaptic function created by learning.

Difficulty level: Beginner
Duration: 27:07
Speaker: : Carl Petersen

JupyterHub is a simple, highly extensible, multi-user system for managing per-user Jupyter Notebook servers, designed for research groups or classes. This lecture covers deploying JupyterHub on a single server, as well as deploying with Docker using GitHub for authentication.

Difficulty level: Beginner
Duration: 1:36:27
Speaker: : Thomas Kluyver.

This talk highlights a set of platform technologies, software, and data collections that close and shorten the feedback cycle in research. 

Difficulty level: Beginner
Duration: 57:52
Speaker: : Satrajit Ghosh