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Collaborative Development of Data-Driven Models of Neural Systems

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Collaborative Development of Data-Driven Models of Neural Systems

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September 18 - 21, 2016
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Detailed computational models are critical for elucidating neuronal and network function. They enable different levels of description to be linked, a wide range of neurophysiological experiments to be interpreted and quantitative predictions to be made. These factors are important for understanding large-scale complex systems, like neural circuits; however, more extensive use and scaling up of these data driven models pose challenges in ensuring that models are scientifically rigorous, as well as accessible and usable by both theoretical and experimental researchers alike. This conference will bring together a range of experimentalists, theoreticians and neuroinformatics developers with the aim of facilitating a global, open infrastructure for collaborative model development in neuroscience.

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Padraig Gleeson, University College London
Angus Silver, University College London

Invited Participants
Anton Arkipov, Allen Institute for Brain Science
Giorgio Ascoli, George Mason University
Upinder Bhalla, National Centre for Biological Sciences
Avrama Blackwell, George Mason University
Kevin Briggman, National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke/NIH
Dean Buonomano, University of California, Los Angeles
Nicholas Cain, Allen Institute for Brain Science
Claudia Clopath, Imperial College London
Sharon Crook, Arizona State University
Andrew Davison, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique
Erik De Schutter, Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology
Shaul Druckmann, Janelia Research Campus/HHMI
Jeremy Freeman, Janelia Research Campus/HHMI
Jeanette Hellgren Kotaleski, Karolinska Institutet
Fritjof Helmchen, University of Zurich
David Kleinfeld, University of California, San Diego
Jeff Magee, Janelia Research Campus/HHMI
Robert McDougal, Yale School of Medicine
Eilif Muller, École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne
Hanchuan Peng, Allen Institute for Brain Science
Ruben Portugues, Max Planck Institute of Neurobiology
Sandro Romani, Janelia Research Campus/HHMI
Ivan Soltesz, Stanford School of Medicine
Nelson Spruston, Janelia Research Campus/HHMI
Misha Tsodyks, Weizmann Institute of Science