Introducing the community to the most cutting-edge methods of data acquisition and analysis through hands-on training
Questions about past or future workshops? Contact the Office of Neuroscience Research.
Open Source Workshops
Facilitators: Meaghan Creed (WashU Psychiatry), Lex Kravitz (WashU Psychiatry), Martha Bagnall (WashU Dept of Neuroscience)
Supported by the Washington University Pain Center, the McDonnell Center for Systems Neuroscience, and the Office of Neuroscience Research.
Arduino: Feb 24-25, 2020
Facilitator: Lex Kravitz (WashU Psychiatry)
Affordable open-source electronics platform with easy-to-use hardware and software
Bonsai: Oct 2019
Facilitator: Meaghan Creed (WashU Anesthesiology)
Visual language for software systems that require rich and rapid interaction with the external world
DeepLabCut™: July 2019
Facilitator: Martha Bagnall (WashU Dept of Neuroscience)
For 3D markerless pose estimation based on transfer learning with deep neural networks
Application of Machine Learning Tools to OMICs in Neuroscience
Facilitators: Laura Ibañez and Victoria Fernandez (WashU Psychiatry)
Supported by the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative, the Office of Neuroscience Research, the Neurogenomics and Informatics Group, the McDonnell Genome Institute, the Department of Genetics and the WashU Postdoctoral Society (WUPS).
A two-day event including hands-on training and plenary lectures.
April 16-17, 2020
Thursday, April 16
- Introduction to Big Data and Machine Learning in biological settings, with special focus on supervised methods followed by hands-on specific topics.
- Invited lecture: Dr. James Zou (Stanford University) (registration not required for lecture)
Friday, April 17
- Unsupervised machine learning methods including theoretical and hands-on practice.
- Invited lecture: Dr. Shuangge Steven Ma (Yale University) (registration not required for lecture)