FENS SfN Summer School 2019 on brain reading and writing: new perspectives of neurotechnology
This year’s FENS-SfN neuroscience summer school on Brain reading and writing: new perspectives of neurotechnology will take place on 2-8 June in Bertinoro, Italy. We would like to invite you to have a look at the programme below.
Dr. Pieter Roelfsema, Netherlands Institute for Neuroscience, The Netherlands
Dr. Andrew B. Schwartz, Department of Neurobiology, School of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, USA
School Programme Description
During this school, we will discuss the intracortical methods being developed for reading from, and writing to, the brain. A set of international lectures will provide an overview of the emerging therapeutic applications made possible with this technology. In addition to being exposed to new hardware, students will learn about, and apply new computational approaches to facilitate brain-device communication. We will discuss some of the interesting ethical ramifications of a neuro-technologically assisted future.
Matteo Carandini, Cortexlab, UCL, UK
Xinyan Tracy Cui, Department of Bioengineering, University of Pittsburgh, USA
Eduardo Fernandez, Institute of Bioengineering, Universidad Miguel Hernández de Elche, Spain
Tim Harris, Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Janelia Research Campus, USA
Karin Jongsma, Julius Center, University Medical Center Utrecht, The Netherlands
Jason Kerr, Department of Behavior and Brain Organization, Research Center caesar, Bonn, Germany
Stephanie Lacour, Center for Neuroprosthetics, EPFL, Switzerland
Antonio Regalado, MIT Technology Review, USA
José-Alain Sahel, Department of Ophthalmology, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, USA
Eilon Vaadia, Edmond and Lily Safra Center for Brain Sciences, Israel
Anna Wang Roe, Zhejiang University Interdisciplinary
Institute of Neuroscience and Technology (ZIINT), China
Byron Yu, Electrical & Computer Engineering and Biomedical Engineering, Carnegie Mellon University, USA
Application form: http://bit.ly/2SxWOiA
Deadline: 18 February 2019, 3pm CET.
For more information click "LINK TO ORIGINAL" below.