Skip Main Navigation
Page Content

Save This Event

Event Saved

The Virtual Brain NODE#5 Workshop

The Virtual Brain

Monday, 15 May 2017 at 8:30 AM - Tuesday, 16 May 2017 at 5:20 PM (CEST)

Registration Information

Registration Type Sales End Price Fee Quantity
TVB Node#5 : Student Ended €100.00 €6.19
TVB Node#5 : Non-student Ended €130.00 €7.69

Who's Going

Loading your connections...

Share The Virtual Brain NODE#5 Workshop

Event Details

Get up to speed about the fundamental principles of full brain network modeling using the open-source neuroinformatics platform The Virtual Brain (TVB).

 

FIND EVENT DETAILS AT www.thevirtualbrain.org/node5

 

TVB enables biologically realistic modeling of network dynamics using Connectome-based approaches across different brain scales.

Generate macroscopic neuroimaging signals including fMRI, intracranial and stereotactic EEG, surface EEG and MEG for single subjects.

Researchers from different backgrounds can benefit from an integrative software platform including a supporting framework
for data management (generation, organization, storage,
integration and sharing) and a simulation 
core written in Python.

The architecture of TVB supports interaction with MATLAB
packages, e.g. the well-known Brain Connectivity Toolbox.

TVB Node#5 is proudly supported by THEVIRTUALBRAIN and Epinext


Simulated brains. Real memories.

The workshop has been strategically scheduled to take place preceding the annual Brain Connectivity Workshop that will take place May 17-19 in Zurich, Switzerland.

In the workshop we will explain the fundamental principles of full brain network modeling using the open source neuroinformatics platform The Virtual Brain (TVB). This simulation environment enables the biologically realistic modeling of network dynamics using connectome-based approaches across different brain scales. Configurable brain network models generate macroscopic neuroimaging signals including functional MRI, intracranial and stereotactic EEG, surface EEG and MEG for single subjects. Researchers from different backgrounds can benefit from an integrative software platform including a supporting framework for data management (generation, organization, storage, integration and sharing) and a simulation core written in Python.

Workshop Format: lectures and hands-on tutorials. Participants are encouraged to bring their own data to work on.

Workshop Program Overview:

• Theoretical background of large scale brain network modeling

• Architecture of The Virtual Brain

• Interacting with TVB using GUI and Python interface

• TVB-Edupack: An interactive learning and scripting platform for TVB

• Preprocessing neuroimaging data, or how to obtain a TVB dataset

• Fitting the model parameters to the functional data

• Modeling resting state networks

• Investigating the effect of strokes using TVB

• Modeling epilepsy

• Modifying TVB code and implementing new features

• Bring your own data hands-on sessions: preprocessing and simulations


Please make sure to register early as we only offer limited seats to ensure there are enough tutors for you.

REGISTRATION CLOSES APRIL 20th, 2017

 

Prepare for the workshop

To get the most out of this workshop as an attendee, you might want to get a head-start by preparing your gear before you arrive:

1) Download and install the latest stable TVB package.

2) Test it in its current form to make sure it's compatible with your computing environment.

3) Familiarize yourself with the basics by browsing through the included manual.
(once downloaded TVB, located at /TVB-Distribution/docs/UserManual.pdf)

4) If you are interested in modifying the code and contributing to TVB, also install the version control system Git.

In case of any technical problems with TVB installation, head over to the TVB mailing list, https://groups.google.com/forum/#!forum/tvb-users

 

IMPORTANT DETAILS:

Equipment. Please bring your own laptops to work on, and follow the steps below to prepare your software environment.

Lodging. Participants are responsible for their accommodation. Following is a list of recommended hotels nearby the venue:

Finding Us. The workshop is being held on the Aix-Marseille Université campus. You can find us in ROOM 202 of the pedagogical building - which is the new, yellow building located right next to the campus entrance from Boulevard Jean Moulin.

 

Your local host is Viktor Sip.

CONTACT <viktor.sip@univ-amu.fr> with any further questions.

 

 

Have questions about The Virtual Brain NODE#5 Workshop? Contact The Virtual Brain

Save This Event

Event Saved

When & Where


Aix-Marseille Université - Faculty of Medicine at La Timone
Pedagogical Building, Rm 202
27 Boulevard Jean Moulin
13005 Marseille
France

Monday, 15 May 2017 at 8:30 AM - Tuesday, 16 May 2017 at 5:20 PM (CEST)


  Add to my calendar

Organizer

The Virtual Brain

Tanya Brown - Program Manager

Rotman Research Institute at Baycrest

Toronto, ON, Canada

416.785.2500 x 2782

  Contact the Organizer

Please log in or sign up

In order to purchase these tickets in installments, you'll need an Eventbrite account. Log in or sign up for a free account to continue.