INCF Short Course

An Introduction to Neuroinformatics: September 7-8, 2012 at the Technische Universität München


One of the goals of the INCF is to contribute to the training of future neuroinformaticians. To help to fulfill its goals INCF is offering a two-day course that provides an introduction to and overview of a wide range of topics within neuroinformatics by leading experts in the field. It is suitable for researchers in neuroscience as well as the computational sciences who wish to develop interests in neuroinformatics.


  • data analysis and neuronal coding
  • databases and ontologies
  • multi-scale modeling
  • neuroengineering
  • simulation/computation/workflows
  • clinical applications
  • visualization


  • Ignacio Arganda (Cambridge, USA)
  • Upi Bhalla (Bangalore, India)
  • Tobi Delbrück (Zürich, Switzerland)
  • Gaute Einevoll (Ås, Norway)
  • Marc-Oliver Gewaltig (Lausanne, Switzerland)
  • Maryann Martone (San Diego,USA)
  • JB Poline (Paris, France)
  • Peter Tass (Jülich, Germany)
  • David Willshaw (Edinburgh,UK)


The course will be suitable for neuroscience researchers wishing to develop interests in neuroinformatics as well as informatics researchers with a  strong interest in neuroscience. A prerequisite for attending the course is a basic knowledge of neuroscience. The course is open to advanced students and postdoctoral researchers as well as faculty members.

The course is limited to 50 participants.


Technische Universität München
Arcisstraße 21
80333 München, Germany,11.5677801592&spn=0.005,0.005&t=k


There will be a fee of £40 (UK pounds), payable on registration. This fee covers course materials, refreshments during the course and attendance at a dinner on Friday evening. Financial support will be available to students to cover the registration fee and as a contribution to travel and accommodation costs.


Please apply by sending an email to containing a brief CV and one page statement of why you wish to attend this course.

Students who wish to apply for financial support should include an extra document giving the costs for which they wish to apply and a statement from their university that they are a student.

Early application is advised as early applications will have priority. Applications will be considered and a decision made as soon as they are received.

The deadline for application is August 15 or when the course is filled - whichever comes first.

If you have any questions about this event please contact the course administration at

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