The Virtual Brain is an open-source, multi-scale, multi-modal brain simulation platform. In this lesson, you get introduced to brain simulation in general and to The Virtual brain in particular. Prof. Ritter will present the newest approaches for clinical applications of The Virtual brain - that is, for stroke, epilepsy, brain tumors and Alzheimer’s disease - and show how brain simulation can improve diagnostics, therapy and understanding of neurological disease.

Difficulty level: Beginner

Duration: 1:35:08

Speaker: : Petra Ritter

The concept of neural masses, an application of mean field theory, is introduced as a possible surrogate for electrophysiological signals in brain simulation. The mathematics of neural mass models and their integration to a coupled network are explained. Bifurcation analysis is presented as an important technique in the understanding of non-linear systems and as a fundamental method in the design of brain simulations. Finally, the application of the described mathematics is demonstrated in the exploration of brain stimulation regimes.

Difficulty level: Beginner

Duration: 1:49:24

Speaker: : Andreas Spiegler

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

Course:

A brief overview of the Python programming language, with an emphasis on tools relevant to data scientists. This lecture was part of the 2018 Neurohackademy, a 2-week hands-on summer institute in neuroimaging and data science held at the University of Washington eScience Institute.

Difficulty level: Beginner

Duration: 1:16:36

Speaker: : Tal Yarkoni

This lecture 1/15 is part of the Computational Modeling of Neuronal Plasticity Course that aims to teach users how to build a mathematical model of a neuron, its inputs, and its neuronal plasticity mechanisms, by writing your own Python program. This lecture provides users with a brief video introduction to the concepts that serves as a companion to the lecture notes and solution figures.

Authors: Florence I. Kleberg and Prof. Jochen Triesch.

Difficulty level: Intermediate

Duration: 0:40

Speaker: : Florence I. Kleberg

This lecture (2/15) is part of the Computational Modeling of Neuronal Plasticity Course that aims to teach users how to build a mathematical model of a neuron, its inputs, and its neuronal plasticity mechanisms, by writing your own Python program. This lecture provides users with a brief video introduction to the concepts that serves as a companion to the lecture notes and solution figures.

Authors: Florence I. Kleberg and Prof. Jochen Triesch.

Difficulty level: Intermediate

Duration: 1:23

Speaker: : Florence I. Kleberg

This lecture (3/15) is part of the Computational Modeling of Neuronal Plasticity Course that aims to teach users how to build a mathematical model of a neuron, its inputs, and its neuronal plasticity mechanisms, by writing your own Python program. This lecture provides users with a brief video introduction to the concepts that serves as a companion to the lecture notes and solution figures.

Authors: Florence I. Kleberg and Prof. Jochen Triesch.

Difficulty level: Intermediate

Duration: 1:20

Speaker: : Florence I. Kleberg

This lecture (4/15) is part of the Computational Modeling of Neuronal Plasticity Course that aims to teach users how to build a mathematical model of a neuron, its inputs, and its neuronal plasticity mechanisms, by writing your own Python program. This lecture provides users with a brief video introduction to the concepts that serves as a companion to the lecture notes and solution figures.

Authors: Florence I. Kleberg and Prof. Jochen Triesch.

Difficulty level: Intermediate

Duration: 1:08

Speaker: : Florence I. Kleberg

This lecture (5/15) is part of the Computational Modeling of Neuronal Plasticity Course that aims to teach users how to build a mathematical model of a neuron, its inputs, and its neuronal plasticity mechanisms, by writing your own Python program. This lecture provides users with a brief video introduction to the concepts that serves as a companion to the lecture notes and solution figures.

Authors: Florence I. Kleberg and Prof. Jochen Triesch.

Difficulty level: Intermediate

Duration: 1:18

Speaker: : Florence I. Kleberg

This lecture (6/15) is part of the Computational Modeling of Neuronal Plasticity Course that aims to teach users how to build a mathematical model of a neuron, its inputs, and its neuronal plasticity mechanisms, by writing your own Python program. This lecture provides users with a brief video introduction to the concepts that serves as a companion to the lecture notes and solution figures. Authors: Florence I. Kleberg and Prof. Jochen Triesch.

Difficulty level: Intermediate

Duration: 1:26

Speaker: : Florence I. Kleberg

This lecture (7/15) is part of the Computational Modeling of Neuronal Plasticity Course that aims to teach users how to build a mathematical model of a neuron, its inputs, and its neuronal plasticity mechanisms, by writing your own Python program. This lecture provides users with a brief video introduction to the concepts that serves as a companion to the lecture notes and solution figures.

Authors: Florence I. Kleberg and Prof. Jochen Triesch.

Difficulty level: Intermediate

Duration: 0:42

Speaker: : Florence I. Kleberg

This lecture (8/15) is part of the Computational Modeling of Neuronal Plasticity Course that aims to teach users how to build a mathematical model of a neuron, its inputs, and its neuronal plasticity mechanisms, by writing your own Python program. This lecture provides users with a brief video introduction to the concepts that serves as a companion to the lecture notes and solution figures.

Authors: Florence I. Kleberg and Prof. Jochen Triesch.

Difficulty level: Intermediate

Duration: 2:40

Speaker: : Florence I. Kleberg

This lecture (9/15) is part of the Computational Modeling of Neuronal Plasticity Course that aims to teach users how to build a mathematical model of a neuron, its inputs, and its neuronal plasticity mechanisms, by writing your own Python program. This lecture provides users with a brief video introduction to the concepts that serves as a companion to the lecture notes and solution figures.

Authors: Florence I. Kleberg and Prof. Jochen Triesch.

Difficulty level: Intermediate

Duration: 2:54

Speaker: : Florence I. Kleberg

This lecture (10/15) is part of the Computational Modeling of Neuronal Plasticity Course that aims to teach users how to build a mathematical model of a neuron, its inputs, and its neuronal plasticity mechanisms, by writing your own Python program. This lecture provides users with a brief video introduction to the concepts that serves as a companion to the lecture notes and solution figures.

Authors: Florence I. Kleberg and Prof. Jochen Triesch.

Difficulty level: Intermediate

Duration: 1:43

Speaker: : Florence I. Kleberg

This lecture (11/15) is part of the Computational Modeling of Neuronal Plasticity Course that aims to teach users how to build a mathematical model of a neuron, its inputs, and its neuronal plasticity mechanisms, by writing your own Python program. This lecture provides users with a brief video introduction to the concepts that serves as a companion to the lecture notes and solution figures.

Authors: Florence I. Kleberg and Prof. Jochen Triesch.

Difficulty level: Intermediate

Duration: 2:58

Speaker: : Florence I. Kleberg

This lecture (12/15) is part of the Computational Modeling of Neuronal Plasticity Course that aims to teach users how to build a mathematical model of a neuron, its inputs, and its neuronal plasticity mechanisms, by writing your own Python program. This lecture provides users with a brief video introduction to the concepts that serves as a companion to the lecture notes and solution figures.

Authors: Florence I. Kleberg and Prof. Jochen Triesch.

Difficulty level: Intermediate

Duration: 2:08

Speaker: : Florence I. Kleberg

This lecture (13/15) is part of the Computational Modeling of Neuronal Plasticity Course that aims to teach users how to build a mathematical model of a neuron, its inputs, and its neuronal plasticity mechanisms, by writing your own Python program. This lecture provides users with a brief video introduction to the concepts that serves as a companion to the lecture notes and solution figures. Authors: Florence I. Kleberg and Prof. Jochen Triesch.

Difficulty level: Intermediate

Duration: 1:58

Speaker: : Florence I. Kleberg

This lecture (14/15) is part of the Computational Modeling of Neuronal Plasticity Course that aims to teach users how to build a mathematical model of a neuron, its inputs, and its neuronal plasticity mechanisms, by writing your own Python program. This lecture provides users with a brief video introduction to the concepts that serves as a companion to the lecture notes and solution figures.

Authors: Florence I. Kleberg and Prof. Jochen Triesch.

Difficulty level: Intermediate

Duration: 1:40

Speaker: : Florence I. Kleberg

This lecture (15/15) is part of the Computational Modeling of Neuronal Plasticity Course that aims to teach users how to build a mathematical model of a neuron, its inputs, and its neuronal plasticity mechanisms, by writing your own Python program. This lecture provides users with a brief video introduction to the concepts that serves as a companion to the lecture notes and solution figures.

Authors: Florence I. Kleberg and Prof. Jochen Triesch.

Difficulty level: Intermediate

Duration: 0:37

Speaker: : Florence I. Kleberg

This lecture covers an Introduction to neuron anatomy and signaling, and different types of models, including the Hodgkin-Huxley model.

Difficulty level: Beginner

Duration: 1:23:01

Speaker: : Gaute Einevoll

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