[visionlist] CoSMo 2018: call for applications

Gunnar Blohm gunnar.blohm at gmail.com
Wed Feb 28 11:14:46 -05 2018

*8th Annual Computational Sensory-Motor Neuroscience Summer School 
(CoSMo 2018)*

University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, USA
July 29  - August 12, 2018

We would like to invite applications for the 8th annual Computational 
Sensory-Motor Neuroscience Summer School. The course is about 
experimental, computational and medical aspects of sensory-motor 
neuroscience with a focus on active learning. Covered topics include 
Bayesian methods, motor learning & control (also clinical), 
computational approaches, sensory-motor transformations and data 

An important focus is on doing research as opposed to just hearing about 
it. Teaching modules will combining  lectures with hands-on Matlab 
programming, simulation and data-analysis. Newly acquired computational 
tools can also be applied in 2-week evening group research projects.

The course is aimed at graduate students and post-doctoral fellows from 
diverse backgrounds including Life Sciences, Psychology, Computer 
Science, Physics, Mathematics and Engineering. Good knowledge in 
calculus, linear algebra and Matlab is expected. Enrollment will be 
limited to 40 trainees.

*Application deadline: Apr 9, 2018*
For more information and to apply, please go to 
Scholarship information and the application form can be found here: 

The school is co-organized by Drs Gunnar Blohm, Paul Schrater, and 
Konrad Körding. This year, it receives funding from the NIH through a 
Brain Initiative R25 grant and from The Brain Canada Foundation. 
Attendance is free!

Dr. Gunnar BLOHM
Associate Professor in Computational Neuroscience
Association for Canadian Neuroinformatics and Computational Neuroscience (CNCN)

Centre for Neuroscience Studies, Departments of Biomedical
and Molecular Sciences, Mathematics & Statistics, and
Psychology, School of Computing, and
Canadian Action and Perception Network (CAPnet)

Queen’s University | 18, Stuart Street
Kingston, Ontario, Canada, K7L 3N6
Tel: (613) 533-3385 | Fax: (613) 533-6840
Email: Gunnar.Blohm at QueensU.ca | Web: http://www.compneurosci.com/

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