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HBPCURWSNB 2017 : 1st HBP Curriculum workshop series - Understanding the brain: Neurobiology for non-specialists


When Jul 3, 2017 - Jul 5, 2017
Where Medical University Innsbruck
Submission Deadline TBD
Categories    neurobiology   neuroanatomy   brain atlas   psychiatry

Call For Papers

1st HBP Curriculum workshop series
Understanding the brain: Neurobiology for non-specialists
3-5 July 2017, Medical University Innsbruck, Austria

The aim of this interactive workshop is to provide practical insights into basic and translational neuroscience research for interested non-specialists. The topics addressed range from essential neuroanatomy and neurophysiology, over IPS cells, to networks and behaviour. Plasticity and modulation of networks and signal transmission under physiological (like learning and memory) and pathological situations (like addiction, epilepsy or neurodegeneration) will form an essential part.

Workshop Structure
Discussion sessions
Hands-on tutorials
Lab visits
Social event
Lectures and tutorials will be accompanied by lab visits, practical work and an open discussion round. Experts in functional neuroanatomy, neurobiochemistry, neuropharmacology and psychiatry from Medical University Innsbruck (Austria), the Allen Institute for Brain Science (USA) and the Human Brain Project (HBP) will be available on site.

This workshop is open to the whole student community and early post-docs upon application.
Applications from young female investigators are highly encouraged.
Application is required ( as space may be limited.
Applicants selected for participation will be informed within two weeks after the application deadline. There is no registration fee. Seven travel grants will be available upon request (European students only). Accommodation can be provided for 30 students (first come, first served).
Note: The workshop is a supplement to the online course ‘HBP Curriculum - Neurobiology for non-specialists‘. It is recommended for workshop participants to attend the online course as a basis for the workshop. During the workshop, participants will have the possibility of taking an exam about the content of the HBP online course ‘HBP Curriculum - Neurobiology for non-specialists‘.

Scientific Directors
Christoph Schwarzer | MUI
Alois Saria | MUI

Organised by
HBP Education Programme Office

Upcoming Deadlines
Application deadline: 24 May 2017

HBP Education Programme Office
Medical University Innsbruck
Müllerstraße 59, 6020 Innsbruck, Austria
Phone: +43 512 9003 71242

Uri Ashery | TAU Modulation of synaptic plasticity and neuronal network activity
Terri Gilbert | AI The Allen Brain Atlas Neuroanatomy – gene expression; The Allen Brain Atlas Neuroanatomy – connectivity; The Allen Brain Atlas: Cell typing and visual coding
Alexandra Koschak | LFU Ion channels in diseases
Roxana Nat | MUI Induced pluripotent stem cells
Alois Saria | MUI Welcome note and workshop introduction
Christoph Schwarzer | MUI Welcome note and workshop introduction
Sandra Santos Sierra | MUI Principles of neuropharmacology

Lab visits
Marta Cubero | LFU Regeneration in the CNS
Frank Edenhofer | LFU Regeneration in the CNS
Barbara Hausott | MUI Comparative neuroanatomy
Lars Klimaschewski | MUI Comparative neuroanatomy
Iwona Kmiec | MUI Experimental EEG
Barbara Pinheiro | MUI Addiction / Psychiatry
Sandra Rizzi | LFU Regeneration in the CNS
Christoph Schwarzer | MUI Neurodegeneration
Gerald Zernig | MUI Addiction / Psychiatry

The Venue
The Medical University of Innsbruck is a young research centre with a long tradition: It was one of the first four faculties (Philosophy 1669, Faculty of Law 1670, Faculty of Theology 1670 and Faculty of Medicine 1674) of the University of Innsbruck and has been an important flagship for the university throughout its 340-year history.
In the heart of Tyrol, Austria and consequently in the heart of the Alps, the Medical University of Innsbruck provides the best conditions for successful research, studies and teaching at an attractive location.
It is the most important medical research and training facility in western Austria.

Neurobiology, Neuroanatomy, brain atlas, network, Psychiatry, behaviour, Regeneration, Cells, Human Brain Project, Allen Institute for brain science

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