Databasing the brain

Workshop - Oslo, June 25 – 27, 2006


SUNDAY June 25:

19.00 Welcome

19.05 – 19.30 Opening lecture

Yves Fregnac: An intracellular view of complexity in visual cortical processing: in-between crystal and smoke

19.30– 21.00 Panel 1: Global Neuroinformatics Initiatives

Chair: Sten Grillner

This session will provide a background overview of recent science policy developments as well as community driven initiatives addressing coordination in the field of neuroscience databasing. The panel will provide a series of short presentations, identifying characteristics of each initiative. It is the aim to have structured discussions on emerging issues.

  • Robert Williams: Society for Neuroscience, Neuroinformatics committee
  • Daniel Gardner: Neuroscience Information Framework
  • Gary Egan: Asian – Japanese – Australian neuroinformatics networks
  • Shiro Usui: The Japan Neuroinformatics node
  • Gillian Murphy: UK Neuroinformatics
  • Philippe Cupers: EU activities in NeuroInformatics
  • Sten Grillner: International Neuroinformatics Coordinating Facility

21.00 – 23.00 Reception