1st French Neuroinformatics Workshop
17th June 2014, European Institute for Theoretical Neuroscience, Paris
Computational methods are ubiquitous in neuroscience, from large-scale simulations to complex and sophisticated analyses of electrophysiology and neuroimaging data to detailed anatomical reconstructions and connectomics. Neuroinformatics is a discipline at the interface between neuroscience and computer science, which aims to develop computational models, new analysis methods, and tools and databases for managing and sharing neuroscience data.
The French Node of the INCF is organising a one day workshop with the aims of:
- bringing together people involved in neuroinformatics in France (i.e. anyone applying computational methods to neuroscience, whether it be simulation, data analysis, data management, ...);
- raising the profile of neuroinformatics, so that more neuroscientists are aware of the what the field has to offer.
We invite anyone involved in using computational approaches in neuroscience, or who is interested in discovering new tools and techniques they can apply to their own research, to take part in the workshop. A limited number of travel grants are available to doctoral students and postdocs working in French universities or research institutes.
|09:30||Introduction to neuroinformatics and to the INCF||Andrew Davison, UNIC, CNRS, Gif sur Yvette|
|10:00||The INCF scientific programs||Jean-Baptiste Poline, Neurospin, CEA and UC Berkeley|
|11:00||Introducing The Virtual Brain: the challenges and benefits of building a large-scale brain network simulator.||Paula Sanz Leon, Université Aix-Marseille,|
|11:30||Watching Brian grow - the development of a neural simulator||Marcel Stimberg, Institut de la Vision, Paris|
|12:00||Recording and analysis of massively parallel neuronal data in relation to behavior||Thomas Brochier, CNRS, Université Aix-Marseille.|
|14:00||MNE software for MEG and EEG data analysis||Alexandre Gramfort, Telecom ParisTech, CNRS,|
|14:30||Structuring Neurophysiology metadata: why not sprinkle a bit of semantics on them to make your life easier?||Yann Le Franc, Independent scientist, Paris.|
|15:00-15:30||Brain imaging and genetics database: a semantic web experience with the Imagen data.||Dimitri Papadopoulos, CEA/Saclay, I2BM, NeuroSpin.|
|16:00||BrainSpell: Help us create the first open, human-curated, classification of the neuroimaging literature||Roberto Toro, CNRS, Institut Pasteur, Paris.|
|16:30||Fli-IAM: A national infrastructure for the management of data and tools in in vivo imaging||Michel Dojat, Inserm, Université Joseph Fourier, Grenoble.|
|17:00||Discussion and closing remarks|
Registration is now closed.
The meeting will take place at the European Institute for Theoretical Neuroscience in Paris, France. The EITN is hosted by the Fondation Voir et Entendre and located at the Vision Institute at 74 Rue du Faubourg Saint-Antoine in central Paris (see map).
Organisation and Support
The workshop is being organised by the French National Node of the INCF (organising committee Yves Frégnac (UNIC, CNRS), Jean-Baptiste Poline (Neurospin, CEA2, UC Berkeley) and Andrew Davison (UNIC)). The workshop is supported by a grant to the INCF French National Node from the Thematic Institute for Neuroscience, Cognitive Science, Neurology, and Psychiatry of the French National Alliance for Life and Health Sciences, by the CNRS and by the EITN.