Methodenkurse 2020

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Transcranial Brain Stimulation in Research and Clinic: Best Practice

11. Februar - 13. Februar 2020

Anmeldeschluss: 1. Februar 2020

Ort der Veranstaltung: Klinik Klinische Neurophysiologie, Universitätsmedizin Göttingen, Robert-Koch-Straße 40, 37075 Göttingen

Themen: transcranial magnetic-, direct current- alternating current and random noise stimulation, theoretical background of the stimulation, animal models, modelling of current flow in the brain, research and clinical applications; neuronavigation, neuronal oscillations, cognition, ethical aspects of transcranial stimulation

Organisation und Anmeldung: apl. Prof. Andrea Antal, Tel.: 0551 398461,

Comparative Anatomy and Pathology of the Rodent and Human Brain

2. - 4. March 2020

Anmeldeschluss: 22. Februar 2020

Ort der Veranstaltung: Section Clinical neuroanatomy, Neurology, Center for Biomedical Research (ZBF), Helmholtzstr. 8/1, 89081 Ulm

Themen: Overview of the anatomy of the rodent and human brain and spinal cord; hands-on-lab sessions for introduction into neuroanatomical techniques to study the human brain; pathological neuroanatomy of neurodegenerative disorders including but not limited to Alzheimer's disease, Parkinson's disease and amyotrophic lateral sclerosis

Organisation und Anmeldung: Prof. Dr. Deniz Yilmazer-Hanke, Tel.: (Office): 0731/500-63157, Tel.: (Lab): 0731/500-63158,


Pathoanatomy of the human central nervous system

5. März - 6. März 2020

Anmeldeschluss: 22. Februar 2020

Ort der Veranstaltung: Section Clinical neuroanatomy, Neurology, Center for Biomedical Research (ZBF), Helmholtzstr. 8/1, 89081 Ulm

Themen: Introduction into neuroanatomical techniques to study the neuroanatomy of the human brain including hands-on laboratory sessions. Pathological anatomy,
histology and histopathology of the human brain and spinal cord in neurodegenerative diseases. Staging of pathological changes in Alzheimer's and Parkinson's
disease and amyotrophic lateral sclerosis in the human central nervous system.

Organisation und Anmeldung: Prof. Dr. Deniz Yilmazer-Hanke, Tel.: (Office): 0731/500-63157, Tel.: (Lab): 0731/500-63158,

From Neuroscience to Machine Learning and Back

23. - 30. März 2020

Anmeldeschluss: 16. Februar 2020

Ort der Veranstaltung: Bernstein Center Freiburg, Hansastr. 9a, 79104 Freiburg

Themen: deep learning for EEG; brain computation and learning: lessons from biological data; reinforcement learning and neurorobotics; deep learning in spiking neural networks; biologically plausible learning rueles (backpropagation and brain, learning: brain vs AI.)

Organisation und Anmeldung: Birgit Ahrens, Tel.: 0761 203 9575, E-Mail:

Behavioral Testing in Rodents: from Cognition, Motor Function, Emotion, Anxiety to Pain

26. - 27. März 2020

Anmeldeschluss: 15. März 2020

Ort der Veranstaltung: InterdisciplinaryNeurobehavioral Core INBC, University of Heidelberg INF 515; 69120 Heidelberg

Themen: Behavioraltesting in rodents: fromcognition, motorfunction, emotion, anxietytopain. A hands-on course

Organisation und Anmeldung: Dr. Claudia Pitzer, Tel.: 06221 1858504, E-Mail:,



Neurobiological Practical Course – HEARING

30. März - 3. April 2020

Anmeldeschluss: 28. Februar 2020

Ort der Veranstaltung: Universitäts-HNO-Klinik, Elfriede-Aulhorn-Str. 5, 72076 Tübingen

Themen: In-vivo Electrophysiology of the cochlea, in-vitro patch clamping of outer hair cells, in-situ hybridisation, microdissection of the cochlea, otoacoustic emissions

Organisation und Anmeldung: Univ.-Prof. Dr. A.W. Gummer, Universitäts-HNO-Klinik, Sektion Physiologische Akustik und Kommunikation, Elfriede-Aulhorn-Str. 5, 72076 Tübingen, Tel.: 07071 2988191, Fax: 07071 294174,,


Cellular Models of Neurodegenerative Diseases

6. - 8. Mai 2020

Ort der Veranstaltung: Sektion für Translationale Neurodegeneration, Klinik für Neurologie, Universitätsmedizin Rostock, Gehlsheimer Strasse 20, 18147 Rostock
Anmeldeschluss: 31. Dezember 2019
Themen: isolation of fibroblasts; production and culture of patient-derived IPS cells (including principles of CRISPR/CAS9); differentiation of IPS cells to neurons and glial cells; Live Cell Imaging of different cell organoids using baculovirus
Organisation und Anmeldung: Prof. Dr. Dr. Andreas Hermann, Frau Bianca Hartung; Sektion für Translationale Neurodegeneration "Albrecht Kossel"; Klinik für Neurologie, Rostock, Tel.: +49 (0)381 494-9541: email:
4th Modelling Symposium: Introducing Deep Neural Networks

27. - 31. Juli 2020

Ort der Veranstaltung: Otto-von-Guericke University Magdeburg, G28 (R 027), 39106, Magdeburg
Anmeldeschluss: 31. März 2020
Themen: A hands-on course about applied deep learning covering: machine learning basics, common building blocks, design patterns and architectures (e.g. CNNs, RNNs, attention mechanisms etc.), common applications including image, audio and text processing, optimisation and regularization techniques, introspection and model diagnosis, model compression and transfer learning, best practices and general workflows  (
Organisation und Anmeldung: Dr. Felix Ball, OvG Universität Magdeburg, Institut für Psychologie - Biologische Psychologie,


Imaging and Optical Stimulation Techniques in Neuroscience

21. - 25. September 2020

Ort der Veranstaltung: LIN Leibniz Institute for Neurobiology, Brenneckestraße 6, 39118 Magdeburg
Anmeldeschluss: 30. Juni 2020
Themen: Hands-on introduction into advanced optical techniques to study neuronal function: Optical voltage imaging, optogenetic stimulation of neuronal circuits, metabolic imaging (NADH), multi-channel STED, lightsheet microscopy, ex-vivo & in-vivo calcium-imaging (2P/1P), FLIM/FRET & MIET of biosensors, image analysis.
Organisation: P. Bauer, R. Herrera-Molina, O. Kobler, S. Mikulovic, J. Pakan, M. Prigge, T. Stöter, A. Weber, W. Zuschratter

Anmeldung: Torsten Stöter, Combinatorial NeuroImaging Core Facility (CNI), Leibniz Institute for Neurobiology, Tel.: 0391 6263 92171,


Tübingen Systems Neuroscience Symposium 2020

1. - 2. Oktober 2020

Ort der Veranstaltung: MEG-Zentrum der Universität Tübingen, Otfried-Müller-Straße 47, 72072 Tübingen
Anmeldeschluss: 1. September 2020
Themen: The 2020 Tübingen Systems Neuroscience Symposium brings together leading international researchers in the field of systems neuroscience. Topics range from neurophysiological testing in animals to functional imaging in humans (MEG, EEG, fMRI). One focus of the symposium is the presentation of state of the art methods. The talks target students and researchers with profound previous knowledge.
Organisation und Anmeldung: Prof. Dr. Christoph Braun, Tel: 07071 29 87706, Fax: 07071 29 5706, E/Mail: