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

Difficulty level: Beginner
Duration: : 1:30:45
Speaker: : Maryann Martone
Course Name: : INCF Short course: Introduction to neuroinformatics
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This lecture covers computational principles that growth cones employ to detect and respond to environmental chemotactic gradients, focusing particularly on growth cone shape dynamics.

Difficulty level: Intermediate
Duration: : 26:12
Speaker: : Geoff Goodhill
Course Name: : Building the Brain
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In this lecture you will learn that in developing mouse somatosensory cortex, endogenous Btbd3 translocate to the cell nucleus in response to neuronal activity and oriented primary dendrites toward active axons in the barrel hollow.

Difficulty level: Intermediate
Duration: : 27:32
Speaker: : Tomomi Shimogori
Course Name: : Building the Brain
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In this presentation, the speaker describes some of their recent efforts to characterize the transcriptome of the developing human brain, and and introduction to the BrainSpan project.

Difficulty level: Intermediate
Duration: : 30:45
Speaker: : Nenad Sestan
Course Name: : Building the Brain
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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
Course Name: : Coding and Vision 101
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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
Course Name: : Introduction to neurobiology for non-specialists
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This lecture will discuss how understanding and applying simple neuroanatomical rules, one can localize the damage along the neuroaxis, the first crucial step toward making the correct clinical diagnosis and initiating treatment.

Difficulty level: Beginner
Duration: : 44:52
Speaker: : Eitan Auriel
Course Name: : Brain medicine for non-specialists
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Introduction to the principal of anatomical organization of neural systems in the human brain and spinal cord that mediate sensation, integrate signals, and motivate behavior.

Difficulty level: Beginner
Duration: : 59:57
Course Name: : Introduction to neurobiology for non-specialists
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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
Course Name: : Introduction to neurobiology for non-specialists
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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
Course Name: : Coding and Vision 101
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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
Course Name: : Coding and Vision 101
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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
Course Name: : Coding and Vision 101
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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
Course Name: : Coding and Vision 101
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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
Course Name: : Coding and Vision 101
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Ion channels and the movement of ions across the cell membrane.

Difficulty level: Beginner
Duration: : 25:51
Speaker: : Carl Petersen
Course Name: : Cellular Mechanisms of Brain Function
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Investigating the structure of synapses with electron microscopy.

Difficulty level: Beginner
Duration: : 28:23
Speaker: : Carl Petersen
Course Name: : Cellular Mechanisms of Brain Function
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Tutorial describing the basic search and navigation features of the Allen Mouse Brain Atlas

Difficulty level: Beginner
Duration: : 6:40
Speaker: : Unknown
Course Name: : How to use Allen Institute for Brain Science resources
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Tutorial describing the basic search and navigation features of the Allen Developing Mouse Brain Atlas

Difficulty level: Beginner
Duration: : 6:35
Speaker: : Unknown
Course Name: : How to use Allen Institute for Brain Science resources
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Tutorial describing the basic features of the Brain Explorer® 3-D viewer for the mouse brain

Difficulty level: Beginner
Duration: : 6:41
Speaker: : Unknown
Course Name: : How to use Allen Institute for Brain Science resources
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This tutorial demonstrates how to use the differential search feature of the Allen Mouse Brain Atlas to find gene markers for different regions of the brain and to visualize this gene expression in three-dimensional space. Differential search is also available for the Allen Developing Mouse Brain Atlas and the Allen Human Brain Atlas.

Difficulty level: Beginner
Duration: : 6:31
Speaker: : Unknown
Course Name: : How to use Allen Institute for Brain Science resources