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Simons Computational Neuroscience Imbizo

12 Jan - 02 Feb, 2025

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


    Imbizo 2025

    Student applications are closed

    Opening June 2024

    Open until: Friday 30 Aug 2024 at 19:00:00 +0200


    The school

    Duration

    Jan 12, 2025 - Feb 02, 2025

    The school will consist of 3 cycles. Cycle 1, 2, and 3 will consist of 6 working days 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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    Peter Latham

    University College London

    Xaq Pitkow

    Carnegie Mellon University

    Arif Hamid

    University of Minnesota Medical School

    Teaching assistants

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    Spiros Chavlis

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    Ilenna Jones

    University of Pennsylvania


    Organising committee

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    Arif Hamid

    University of Minnesota
    photo of Peter Latham

    Peter Latham

    University College London
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    Xaq Pitkow

    Carnegie Mellon University
    photo of Spiros Chavlis

    Spiros Chavlis

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    photo of Emma Vaughan

    Emma Vaughan

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