IBRO-Simons Computational Neuroscience Imbizo

Apr 13, 2023 - May 07, 2023

Imbizo is a Xhosa word meaning “a gathering to share knowledge”. The IBRO-Simons Computational Neuroscience Imbizo, or isiCNI is exactly that: an opportunity for African and international students to learn about cutting edge research techniques in computational neuroscience.


Applications are closed

Acceptance: December 2022 (approx)


The school

Duration

Apr 13, 2023 - May 07, 2023

The school will consist of four 5-day work weeks with 1 day off in-between. Each week will be focused on one of the themes appearing below. Your day off will be spent exploring some of the beautiful wonders around Cape Town. Each workday will consist of lectures in the morning, followed by either further lectures/practical tutorials in the afternoons.

Biophysics, Plasticity and Neural Recordings

Network Dynamics

Higher Level Function, Motor Control & Decision Making

Machine Learning

Faculty

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Evan Schaffer

Evan Schaffer

Columbia University

Alyssa Picchini Schaffer

Alyssa Picchini Schaffer

Simons Foundation

Tim Vogels

Tim Vogels

Institute of Science and Technology Austria

Peter Latham

Peter Latham

University College London

Henning Sprekeler

Henning Sprekeler

Technical University Berlin

Joseph Raimondo

Joseph Raimondo

University of Cape Town

Timothy Lillicrap

Timothy Lillicrap

Google Deep Mind

Éric Plourde

Éric Plourde

Université de Sherbrooke

Demba Ba

Demba Ba

Harvard University

Adrienne Fairhall

Adrienne Fairhall

University of Washington

Xaq Pitkow

Xaq Pitkow

Baylor College of Medicine | Rice University

Hanne Stensola

Hanne Stensola

University of Agder

Tor Stensola

Tor Stensola

University of Agder

Dorit Hockman

Dorit Hockman

University of Cape Town

Thomas Tagoe

Thomas Tagoe

University of Ghana

Elizabeth	Buffalo

Elizabeth Buffalo

University of Washington

Daniela Vallentin

Daniela Vallentin

Max Planck Institute for Biological Intelligence (In Foundation)

Cengiz Pehlevan

Cengiz Pehlevan

SEAS, Harvard University,

Aza Allsop

Aza Allsop

Yale School of Medicine

David	Sussillo

David Sussillo

Google Brain, Stanford University

Bianca Jones Marlin

Bianca Jones Marlin

Columbia University

Teaching assistants

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Marjorie Xie

Marjorie Xie

Columbia University

Nina Kudryashova

Nina Kudryashova

University of Edinburgh

Christopher Currin

Christopher Currin

Institute of Science and Technology Austria | Deep Learning Indaba𝕏 South Africa

Spiros Chavlis

Spiros Chavlis

IMBB-FORTH

Annik Carson

Annik Carson

AI Redefined

Mohamed Abdelhack

Mohamed Abdelhack

Krembil Centre for Neuroinformatics

Roy Eyono

Roy Eyono

Montreal Institute for Learning Algorithms

Ilenna Jones

Ilenna Jones

University of Pennsylvania


Organising committee

photo of Demba Ba

Demba Ba

Harvard University
photo of Christopher Currin

Christopher Currin

Institute of Science and Technology Austria & Deep Learning Indaba𝕏 South Africa
photo of Peter Latham

Peter Latham

University College London
photo of Joseph Raimondo

Joseph Raimondo

University of Cape Town
photo of Emma Vaughan

Emma Vaughan

Imbizo Logistics
photo of Tim Vogels

Tim Vogels

Institute of Science and Technology Austria