EUGLOH Summer School in Neuroscience

From Neural Stem Cells to Artificial Intelligence
21 Jun 2021 25 Jun 2021
Target Group
From undergraduates to PhDs as well as postdoctoral and senior scientists from the EUGLOH alliance universities
Université Paris-Saclay
Closed  (Deadline: 15 May 2021 23:59)

Participants will be immersed in the discovery of the structure, functioning and capacities of the brain. The Neuroscience summer school will provide insights into a broad range of topics, including developmental, cognitive, integrative and computational neurosciences. Theoretical lectures will be accompanied by practical sessions and round table discussions.


Certificates and 4 ECTS will be provided for those who attend the theoretical and practical sessions of the school. Participants who follow only theoretical lectures will receive the certificate and 2 ECTS.



  • Programme

    DAY 1: Neurogenesis & Neurodevelopment

    MORNING (9h-12h50)

    • Welcome by NeuroPSI director, F. Rouyer
    • Introduction I, Patrick Pla (NeuroPSI)
    • Neurogenesis/Neurodevelopment, Sophie Creuzet/Diego Amarante (NeuroPSI)
    • Glial cells & Neurodevelopment, Magdalena Götz (Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität)
    • Neural stem cells & diseases, Henrik Ahlenius (Lund University) & speaker from NeuroPSI
    • Adult neurogenesis, speaker from NeuroPSI

    AFTERNOON (14h-18h)

    • Basis of Neuroanatomy, Philippe Vernier (NeuroPSI)
    • Practical course: brain anatomy, visualisation of Brain atlas, image analysis, Patrick Pla
    • Brief evaluation

    DAY 2: Neuronal circuits & Behaviour

    MORNING (9h-12h50)

    • Introduction II, T. Jovanic (NeuroPSI)
    • Neuronal networks, Gabor Tamas (University of Szeged) & T. Bal (NeuroPSI)
    • Neuronal plasticity & Memory, G. Dallérac (NeuroPSI)
    • Integrative neuroscience, I. Ferezou (NeuroPSI) & Maria Robles (MPI, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität)

    AFTERNOON (14h-16h)

    Mini-symposia: Participants will choose ‘à la carte’. Seminars will run in parallel:

    • Evolution & Communication, S. Rétaux & I. Charrier
    • Neuroendocrinology, M. Taouis & Co
    • Neuropathologies, Eszter Farkas (University of Szeged) & C. Vaillend
    • New technical approaches to Neurosciences, Cyril Monier & J. Bouvier

    EVENING (16h30-18h)

    • Virtual cultural activity
    • Brief evaluation

    DAY 3: Sensory Neuroscience

    MORNING (9h-12h50)

    • Introduction III, Y. Fregnac (NeuroPSI)
    • Sensorimotor information, D.Shulz (NeuroPSI) & Henrick Jörntell (University of Lund)
    • Auditory perception, _J-M Edeline (NeuroPSI)
    • Visual perception, _Dan Nilsson (University of Lund) & -Alexander Borst (Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität)

    AFTERNOON (14h-18h)

    • Laboratory Animal Science, Anna Olsson (University of Porto)
    • 1st session of short presentations from EUGLOH PhD students (8 presentations 10’+5’ questions)
    • Brief evaluation

    DAY 4: Computational Neuroscience & Neuroengineering

    MORNING (9h-12h50)

    • Introduction IV, D. Guarino /A. Destexhe (NeuroPSI)
    • Biophysical neuron and population models, D. Guarino & A. Destexhe (NeuroPSI) & Anton Sirota (Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität)
    • Neuromorphic tools and devices, A. Davison (NeuroPSI) & Paulo Aguiar (University of Porto)
    • Brain machine interface, Jens Schouenborg (University of Lund)

    AFTERNOON (14h-18h)

    • Brain machine interface, V. Ego-Stengel (NeuroPSI)
    • Practical works on computational Neuroscience: simulation and analysis of neuron models
    • Brief evaluation

    DAY 5: Machine learning & Artificial Intelligence

    MORNING (9h-12h50)

    • Welcome by NeuroSPIN director, Stanislas Dehaene
    • Introduction V, T.Deneux (NeuroPSI)
    • Artificial neural network and machine learning, Márk Jelasity (University of Szeged)
    • Metacognition, Hannes Leitgeb (Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität)
    • Neuroimaging and machine learning, B.Thirion (NeuroSPIN) & Tamas Kincses (University of Szeged)

    AFTERNOON (14h-18h)

    • Practical works on Machine learning applied to NeuroImaging using Nilearn, Bertrand Thirion team members
    • 2nd session of short presentations from Eugloh PhD students (4 presentations)
    • Brief evaluation
    • Closure ceremony and prize for the best PhD talk
  • Registration

    Registration: Please register here.

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