[CANCELLED] OCNC2020: OIST Computational Neuroscience Course


Monday, June 29, 2020 (All day) to Thursday, July 16, 2020 (All day)


OIST Seaside House


We regret to inform you that OCNC2020 has been cancelled due to the situation with COVID-19. 

Course Design

A project-oriented course designed to teach computational neuroscience based on the STEPS, NEURON, Brian, NEST and Python software packages.

  • Lectures introducing basic modeling methods (week 1)
  • Lectures by world leading experts covering a wide range of computational and experimental neuroscience topics
  • Hands-on tutorials of modeling software
  • Independent modeling or data analysis projects proposed by participant
  • Individual tutoring


  • Erik De Schutter (OIST)
  • Kenji Doya (OIST)
  • Tomoki Fukai (OIST)
  • Bernd Kuhn (OIST)

Confirmed lecturers

  • Michael Berry II (Princeton University, USA)
  • Tiago Branco (Sainsbury Wellcome Centre, London, UK)
  • Zenas C Chao (University of Kyoto, Japan)
  • Erik De Schutter (OIST)
  • Kenji Doya (OIST)
  • Gaute Einevoll (Norwegian University of Life Sciences, Norway)
  • Tomoki Fukai (OIST)
  • Boris Gutkin (Ecole Normale Supérieure, Paris, France)
  • Bernd Kuhn (OIST)
  • Devika Narain (Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, Netherlands)
  • Alex Pouget (University of Geneva, Switzerland)
  • Ivan Soltesz (Stanford University, USA)
  • Saori C. Tanaka (ATR, Japan)
  • Tatjana Tchumatchenko (Max Planck Institute for Brain Research, Frankfur, Germany)
  • Marylka Yoe Uusisaari (OIST)

Visit the workshop website for more details.

Website URL

Sponsor or Contact: 
Computational Neuroscience Unit (Erik De Schutter)
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Application Deadline

Sunday, February 2, 2020 (All day)

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