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The Mouse Phenome Database (MPD) provides access to primary experimental trait data, genotypic variation, protocols and analysis tools for mouse genetic studies. Data are contributed by investigators worldwide and represent a broad scope of phenotyping endpoints and disease-related traits in naïve mice and those exposed to drugs, environmental agents or other treatments. MPD ensures rigorous curation of phenotype data and supporting documentation using relevant ontologies and controlled vocabularies. As a repository of curated and integrated data, MPD provides a means to access/re-use baseline data, as well as allows users to identify sensitized backgrounds for making new mouse models with genome editing technologies, analyze trait co-inheritance, benchmark assays in their own laboratories, and many other research applications. MPD’s primary source of funding is NIDA. For this reason, a majority of MPD data is neuro- and behavior-related.

Difficulty level: Beginner
Duration: 55:36
Speaker: : Elissa Chesler

Lecture on the most important concepts in software engineering

Difficulty level: Beginner
Duration: 32:59
Speaker: : Jeff Muller

This lecture covers an introduction to neuroinformatics and its subfields, the content of the short course and future neuroinformatics applications.

Difficulty level: Beginner
Duration: 34:27

Introduction to the Mathematics chapter of Datalabcc's "Foundations in Data Science" series.

Difficulty level: Beginner
Duration: 2:53
Speaker: : Barton Poulson

Primer on elementary algebra

Difficulty level: Beginner
Duration: 3:03
Speaker: : Barton Poulson

Primer on linear algebra

Difficulty level: Beginner
Duration: 5:38
Speaker: : Barton Poulson

Primer on systems of linear equations

Difficulty level: Beginner
Duration: 5:24
Speaker: : Barton Poulson

Primer on calculus

Difficulty level: Beginner
Duration: 4:17
Speaker: : Barton Poulson

How calculus relates to optimization

Difficulty level: Beginner
Duration: 8:43
Speaker: : Barton Poulson

Big O notation

Difficulty level: Beginner
Duration: 5:19
Speaker: : Barton Poulson

Basics of probability.

Difficulty level: Beginner
Duration: 7:33
Speaker: : Barton Poulson

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

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

This lecture will highlight our current understanding and recent developments in the field of neurodegenerative disease research, as well as the future of diagnostics and treatment of neurodegenerative diseases

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

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

From the retina to the superior colliculus, the lateral geniculate nucleus into primary visual cortex and beyond, this lecture gives a tour of the mammalian visual system highlighting the Nobel-prize winning discoveries of Hubel & Wiesel.

Difficulty level: Beginner
Duration: 56:31
Speaker: : Clay Reid

From Universal Turing Machines to McCulloch-Pitts and Hopfield associative memory networks, this lecture explains what is meant by computation.

Difficulty level: Beginner
Duration: 55:27
Speaker: : Christof Koch

In an overview of the structure of the mammalian neocortex, this lecture explains how the mammalian cortex is organized in a hierarchy, describing the columnar principle and canonical microcircuits

Difficulty level: Beginner
Duration: 1:02:02
Speaker: : Clay Reid

The retina has 60 different types of neurons. What are their functions? This lecture explores the definition of cell types and their functions in the mammalian retina.

Difficulty level: Beginner
Duration: 1:07:19
Speaker: : Christof Koch

Optical imaging offers a look inside the working brain. This lecture takes a look at orientation and ocular dominance columns in the visual cortex, and shows how they can be viewed with calcium imaging.

Difficulty level: Beginner
Duration: 26:17
Speaker: : Clay Reid