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BCF/NWG Course: Analysis and Models in Neurophysiology

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October 4-9, 2015 / Freiburg, Germany

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When Oct 04, 2015 03:00 PM to
Oct 09, 2015 06:00 PM
Where Bernstein Center Freiburg
Contact Name
Contact Phone +49 (0)761 203 9575
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BCF/NWG Course: Analysis and Models in Neurophysiology


Application deadline: July 15, 2015




Aim of the course

The course is intended to provide advanced Diploma/Masters and PhD students, as well as young researchers from the neurosciences with approaches for the analysis of electrophysiological data and the theoretical concepts behind them.

The course includes various topics such as:

  • Neuron models and point processes
  • Local field potentials
  • Neural coding
  • Neural decoding

The course will consist of lectures in the morning and matching exercises using Matlab and Mathematica in the afternoon. The participants should have a basic understanding of scientific programming. This course is designated especially for advanced diploma/master students and PhD students (preferentially in their first year).


Organization and teaching



Dr. Birgit Ahrens, Bernstein Center Freiburg, Germany
Tel: +49 761 203 9575
Email: nwg-course@bcf.uni-freiburg.de



Please apply by sending one single pdf document containing your CV and a meaningful letter of motivation to nwg-course@bcf.uni-freiburg.de.

The letter of motivation should refer to the following points:

  • Reasons for wanting to take this course
  • Background in mathematics
  • Backgound in scientific programming
  • Experience in using Matlab and Mathematica
  • Background in neuroscience

The course is limited to 20 participants.


Course fees:

NWG members:

50 Euro


125 Euro


  • Please note: The application deadline has been extended to July 15, 2015


Course venue

Bernstein Center Freiburg, Lecture Hall and Computerlab (ground floor), Hansastr. 9a, 79104 Freiburg, Germany




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