Skip to main content

This lecture covers structured data, databases, federating neuroscience-relevant databases, ontologies. 

Difficulty level: Beginner
Duration: 1:30:45
Speaker: : Maryann Martone

Since their introduction in 2016, the FAIR data principles have gained increasing recognition and adoption in global neuroscience.  FAIR defines a set of high-level principles and practices for making digital objects, including data, software, and workflows, Findable, Accessible,  Interoperable, and Reusable.  But FAIR is not a specification;  it leaves many of the specifics up to individual scientific disciplines to define.  INCF has been leading the way in promoting, defining, and implementing FAIR data practices for neuroscience.  We have been bringing together researchers, infrastructure providers, industry, and publishers through our programs and networks.  In this session, we will hear some perspectives on FAIR neuroscience from some of these stakeholders who have been working to develop and use FAIR tools for neuroscience.  We will engage in a discussion on questions such as:  how is neuroscience doing with respect to FAIR?  What have been the successes?  What is currently very difficult? Where does neuroscience need to go?

 

This lecture covers FAIR atlases, from their background, their construction, and how they can be created in line with the FAIR principles.

Difficulty level: Beginner
Duration: 14:24
Speaker: : Heidi Kleven

Introduction to the course Cellular Mechanisms of Brain Function.

Difficulty level: Beginner
Duration: 12:20
Speaker: : Carl Petersen

Introduction to the course Cellular Mechanisms of Brain Function.

Difficulty level: Beginner
Duration: 12:20
Speaker: : Carl Petersen

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

Difficulty level: Beginner
Duration: 25:51
Speaker: : Carl Petersen

Action potential initiation and propagation.

Difficulty level: Beginner
Duration: 09:13
Speaker: : Carl Petersen

Synaptic transmission and neurotransmitters

Difficulty level: Beginner
Duration: 28:22
Speaker: : Carl Petersen

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

An introduction to the NeuroElectro project, which aims to organize information on cellular neurophysiology. Speaker: Shreejoy Tripathy

Difficulty level: Intermediate
Duration: 17:41

Simultaneously recorded neurons in non-human primates coordinate their spiking activity in a sequential manner that mirrors the dominant wave propagation directions of the local field potentials.

Difficulty level: Intermediate
Duration: 26:54

This talk covers statistical analysis of spike train data, the modeling approach GLM, and the problem of assessing neural synchrony.

Difficulty level: Intermediate
Duration: 25:17
Speaker: : Rob Kass

This talk covers statistical methods for characterizing neural population responses and extracting structure from high-dimensional neural data.

Difficulty level: Intermediate
Duration: 26:15
Speaker: : Jonathan Pillow

This presentation covers research to understand the activity of single neurons and populations of neurons in the visual system.

Difficulty level: Intermediate
Duration: 28:23
Speaker: : Matteo Carandini
Course:

Neurodata Without Borders (NWB) is a data standard for neurophysiology that provides neuroscientists with a common standard to share, archive, use, and build common analysis tools for neurophysiology data.

Difficulty level: Beginner
Duration: 1:11
Speaker: : Ben Dichter

Neuroscience Information Exchange (NIX) Format data model allows storing fully annotated scientific datasets, i.e. the data together with rich metadata and their relations in a consistent, comprehensive format. Its aim is to achieve standardization by providing a common data structure and APIs for a multitude of data types and use cases, focused on but not limited to neuroscience. In contrast to most other approaches, the NIX approach is to achieve this flexibility with a minimum set of data model elements.

Difficulty level: Beginner
Duration: 1:03
Speaker: : Thomas Wachtler

NWB: An ecosystem for neurophysiology data standardization

Difficulty level: Beginner
Duration: 29:53
Speaker: : Oliver Ruebel

Learn how to create a standard extracellular electrophysiology dataset in NWB using Python

Difficulty level: Intermediate
Duration: 23:10
Speaker: : Ryan Ly

Learn how to create a standard calcium imaging dataset in NWB using Python

Difficulty level: Intermediate
Duration: 31:04
Speaker: : Ryan Ly

Learn how to create a standard intracellular electrophysiology dataset in NWB

Difficulty level: Intermediate
Duration: 20:23
Speaker: : Pamela Baker

Learn how to use the icephys-metadata extension to enter meta-data detailing your experimental paradigm

Difficulty level: Intermediate
Duration: 27:18
Speaker: : Oliver Ruebel