The Neuromatch Academy

13 July 2020, 9.00 AM - 31 July 2020, 5.00 PM


The Neuromatch Academy will be an open, online, 3-week intensive tutorial-based computational neuroscience training event (July 13-31, 2020). Participants from undergraduate to professors as well as industry are welcome. Based on a recent poll, we expect 1000+ participants from beginners to advanced. The Neuromatch Academy will introduce traditional and emerging computational neuroscience tools, their complementarity, and what they can tell us about the brain. A main focus is not just on using the techniques, but on understanding how they relate to biological questions. The school will be Python-based making use of Google Colab. The Academy will also include professional development / meta-science, model interpretation, and networking sessions. The goal is to give participants the computational background needed to do research in neuroscience.

Overall structure: Signals (Week 1), Statistics, Behaviors, Neurons (Week 2), Machine Learning and advanced approaches (Week 3).

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