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The Open Source Brain (OSB) initiative (http://www.opensourcebrain.org) has been created to address the issues of poor accessibility, transparency, validation, and reuse of models in computational neuroscience.This lecture covers the aims of the Open Source Brain initiative, the current functionality of the website, and the range of models already available, and future plans for the project.

Difficulty level: Intermediate
Duration: 25:32
Speaker: : Padraig Gleeson

This lecture covers NeuronUnit, a library that builds upon SciUnit and integrates with several existing neuroinformatics resources to support validating single-neuron models using data gathered by neurophysiologists.

Difficulty level: Intermediate
Duration: 17:21
Speaker: : Richard Gerkin

This lesson provides an introduction to the NeuroElectro project, which aims to organize information on cellular neurophysiology.

Difficulty level: Intermediate
Duration: 17:41

In this lecture, the speaker demonstrates Neurokernel's module interfacing feature by using it to integrate independently developed models of olfactory and vision LPUs based upon experimentally obtained connectivity information.

Difficulty level: Intermediate
Duration: 29:56
Speaker: : Aurel A. Lazar

Explore how to setup an epileptic seizure simulation with the TVB graphical user interface. This lesson will show you how to program the epileptor model in the brain network to simulate a epileptic seizure originating in the hippocampus. It will also show how to upload and view mouse connectivity data, as well as give a short introduction to the python script interface of TVB.

Difficulty level: Intermediate
Duration: 58:06
Speaker: : Paul Triebkorn

Brain network reconstruction from empirical data is of key importance to generate personalized virtual brain models. This lecture will introduce the basic concepts of preprocessing structural, functional and diffusion weighted neuroimages. It highlights the latest methods and pipelines to extract structural as well as functional connectomes according to a multimodal parcellation.

Difficulty level: Intermediate
Duration: 1:17:32
Speaker: : Michael Schirner

Along the example of a patient with bi-temporal epilepsy, we show step by step how to develop a Virtual Epileptic Patient (VEP) brain model and integrate patient-specific information such as brain connectivity, epileptogenic zone and MRI lesions. The patient's brain network model is then evaluated via simulation, data fitting and mathematical analysis. This lecture demonstrates how to develop novel personalized strategies towards therapy and intervention using TVB.

Difficulty level: Intermediate
Duration: 48:57
Speaker: : Julie Courtiol

This lecture focuses on higher-level simulation scenarios using stimulation protocols. We demonstrate how to build stimulation patterns in TVB, and use them in a simulation to induced activity dissipating into experimentally known resting-state networks in human and mouse brain, a well as to obtain EEG recordings reproducing empirical findings of other researchers.

Difficulty level: Intermediate
Duration: 47:14
Speaker: : Andreas Spiegler

This lecture presents two recent clinical case studies using TVB: stroke recovery and dementia (due to Alzheimer’s Disease (AD)). Using a multi-scale neurophysiological model based on empirical multi-modal neuroimaging data, we show how local and global biophysical parameters characterize changes in individualized patient-specific brain dynamics, predict recovery of motor function for stroke patients, and correlate with individual differences in cognition for AD patients.

Difficulty level: Intermediate
Duration: 32:11
Speaker: : Randy McIntosh

This tutorial provides instruction on how to simulate brain tumors with TVB (reproducing publication: Marinazzo et al. 2020 Neuroimage). This tutorial comprises a didactic video, jupyter notebooks, and full data set for the construction of virtual brains from patients and health controls.

Difficulty level: Intermediate
Duration: 10:01

The tutorial on modelling strokes in TVB includes a didactic video and jupyter notebooks (reproducing publication: Falcon et al. 2016 eNeuro).

Difficulty level: Intermediate
Duration: 7:43

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

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

This lesson provides an overview of Jupyter notebooks, Jupyter lab, and Binder, as well as their applications within the field of neuroimaging, particularly when it comes to the writing phase of your research. 

Difficulty level: Intermediate
Duration: 50:28
Speaker: : Elizabeth DuPre

This lesson introduces population models and the phase plane, and is part of the The Virtual Brain (TVB) Node 10 Series, a 4-day workshop dedicated to learning about the full brain simulation platform TVB, as well as brain imaging, brain simulation, personalised brain models, and TVB use cases.

Difficulty level: Intermediate
Duration: 1:10:41
Speaker: : Michael Schirner

This tutorial covers how to import appropriate data into The Virtual Brain, as well as how to begin constructing detailed brain models.

Difficulty level: Intermediate
Duration: 23:03
Speaker: : Patrik Bey

In this tutorial, you will learn how to run a typical TVB simulation. 

Difficulty level: Intermediate
Duration: 1:29:13
Speaker: : Paul Triebkorn

This lesson introduces TVB-multi-scale extensions and other TVB tools which facilitate modeling and analyses of multi-scale data. 

Difficulty level: Intermediate
Duration: 36:10

This tutorial introduces The Virtual Mouse Brain (TVMB), walking users through the necessary steps for performing simulation operations on animal brain data. 

Difficulty level: Intermediate
Duration: 42:43
Speaker: : Patrik Bey

In this tutorial, you will learn the necessary steps in modeling the brain of one of the most commonly studied animals among non-human primates, the macaque. 

Difficulty level: Intermediate
Duration: 1:00:08
Speaker: : Julie Courtiol

This lecture delves into cortical (i.e., surface-based) brain simulations, as well as subcortical (i.e., deep brain) stimulations, covering the definitions, motivations, and implementations of both. 

Difficulty level: Intermediate
Duration: 39:05
Speaker: : Jil Meier