OCNC: OIST Computational Neuroscience Course

OCNC 2024

  • Dates: June 17 - July 4 (arrival June 16, departure July 5)
  • Applications: Closed.
  • We will accept 20 out of 203 applications. Decision letters have been e-mailed.
  • Selected applicants must confirm their acceptance by March 20.
  • Location: OIST Seaside House
  • No tuition fee, free full board accommodation, no travel support for most students.
  • General course schedule

*OIST members are welcome to attend all scientific sessions.





  • Gabriela Cirtala (OIST)
  • Aleksandra Gavrilova (OIST)
  • Lucy Lai (Harvard University, USA)
  • Nelson Niemeyer (Humboldt University, Berlin, Germany)
  • Saffira Tjon (OIST)
  • Sun Zhe (Juntendo University, Japan)

Technical Support

  • Weiliang Chen (OIST)
  • Iain Hepburn (OIST)
  • Jules Lallouette (OIST)


  • Arezoo Alizadeh (Donders Center for Neuroscience, Radboud University)
  • Uladzislau Barayeu (Institute of Science and Technology Austria)
  • Liad Baruchin (University of Sussex)
  • Elisa Chinigo (New York University)
  • Quentin Dercon (University College London)
  • Jack Gabel (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
  • Roxanne Hattingh (University of Cape Town)
  • Peter Hogg (University of British Columbia)
  • Valerija Kello (Max Planck Institute for Biological Intelligence)
  • Nikos Malakasis (Technical University of Munich)
  • Masahiro Nakano (University College London)
  • Tony Kim (Stanford University)
  • Tuoxing Liu (Ruprecht-Karls-Universität Heidelberg)
  • Kateryna Nechyporenko (University of Exeter)
  • Katarzyna Piekarz (Georgia Institute of Technology)
  • Julia Rodriguez Sanchez (University College London)
  • Alicia Strosche (Max Planck Institute for Brain Research)
  • Lucas Williamson (Emory University)
  • Lily Winkler (University College London)
  • Serena Wu (McGill University)

Guest Professors

  • Jean-Marc Fellous (University of Arizona)
  • Kayuet Liu (RIKEN and UCLA)