50% discount on JMN Open Access charges

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Until the end of 2015 Springer is offering a 50% discount on Open Access charges to the Journal of Mathematical Neuroscience.

Congratulations to Nancy Kopell and Bard Ermentrout

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Congratulations to Nancy Kopell and Bard Ermentrout for their recent Mathematical Neuroscience Prizes from Israel Brain Technologies.  Nancy has been recognised for her work in mathematical analysis of nervous system functions, and our editorial board member Bard for his classic work in mathematical biology.

International Conference on System Level approaches to Neural Engineering

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International Conference on System Level approaches to Neural Engineering

Dates: September 21st – 23rd , 2015

Venue: Barcelona Biomedical Research Park, Barcelona, Spain

Website: http://www.neural-engineering.eu/BarcelonaConference2015/index.html

The aim of this interdisciplinary conference is to bring together theoretical and experimental neuroscientists and roboticists to discuss the state of the art in the field of Neural Engineering. This three day long event is part of a series of training events organized by the Marie Curie Initial Training Network NETT (Neural Engineering Transformative Technologies). It will also give young researchers an opportunity to present their work. Theme panels are:

* Neural Dynamics – mathematical description …

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Okawa foundation prize awarded to Olivier Faugeras

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Congratulations to our co-editor in chief, Professor Olivier Faugeras, for the award of the Okawa foundation prize for his pioneering contributions to computer vision and computational neuroscience.  Olivier is currently in Tokyo to receive this well deserved award.

Junior faculty position at Georgia State University

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The Neuroscience Institute at Georgia State University (GSU) invites applications for a tenure track position at the rank of Assistant Professor pending budgetary approval. The ideal candidate will establish a research program that synergizes with existing key strengths in the Neuroscience Institute in behavioral neuroscience, computational neuroscience, neuroendocrinology, and neuroplasticity. Preference will be given to researchers with expertise and a publication record using state-of-the art methodologies. Candidates must hold a Ph.D. or M.D. in a discipline related to neuroscience and should demonstrate the ability to establish a vigorous, externally funded research program and to mentor Ph.D. graduate students. Excellence in teaching at undergraduate and graduate levels is also expected. Candidates should have an outstanding record of accomplishment and a strong …

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February 2nd 2015: submission deadline for the 1st International Conference on Mathematical Neuroscience

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1st International Conference on Mathematical Neuroscience (ICMNS)
June 8 – 10, 2015
Antibes – Juan les Pins, France

https://icmns2015.inria.fr

Submission deadline: February 2, 2015 Notification of acceptance: February 27, 2015

Oral presentations will be selected from the submission of one-page abstracts. Poster presentations will be selected from the submissions of a half a page abstracts. Accepted oral contributions will be considered for possible publication in a special issue of the Journal of Mathematical Neuroscience.

See the page https://icmns2015.inria.fr/accepted-papers/ for LaTeX and Word templates and how to submit.

1st International Conference on Mathematical Neuroscience (June 8-10 2015, Juan les Pins, France)

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The First International Conference on Mathematical NeuroScience (ICMNS) will be held at the Congress Center in Juan-les-Pins, on the French Riviera on June 8-10, 2015.

The goal of this conference is to bring together theoretical neuroscientists and mathematicians interested in using mathematical concepts and methods for solving problems posed by neuroscience.

It is motivated by the idea that many outstanding questions concerning the functioning/dysfunctioning of brains at multiple spatial and temporal scales require the use of a wide range of mathematical tools, including, but not restricted to, functional analysis, dynamical systems theory, bifurcation theory, probability and statistics, stochastic calculus, geometry, information theory, and numerical analysis. The conference is also aimed to illustrate that neuroscience is …

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New book – Neural Fields: Theory and Applications

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Neural Fields: Theory and Applications

Written by leading scientists in the field
Includes contributions from two of the founding-fathers of neural field theory:  Shun-ichi Amari and Jack Cowan
The first comprehensive collection of results in the research area of neural field theory

Changes in the JMN Editorial Board

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We are pleased to announce that three renowned scientists in the field of Mathematical Neuroscience have accepted to join the Editorial Board of the JMN: Sue Ann Campbell from the University of Waterloo, Canada, Wilhelm Stannat from the Technische Universität, Berlin, Germany, and Stephan A Van Gils from the Universiteit Twente, Netherlands. We thank the four members of the Editorial Board, Romain Brette, Wulfram Gerstner, Vincent Hakim, and Hinke Osinga, who decided to step down from the Board, for their efforts in promoting the Journal.

International Workshop on Neurodynamics

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International Workshop on Neurodynamics, Castro-Urdiales, Spain, July 14 – 17, 2014.

The aim of this workshop is to present an overview of successful achievements in this rapidly developing collaborative field by putting together different types of applications of nonlinear dynamics (geometrical tools in dynamical systems, numerical methods, computational schemes, dynamical measures, …) to different problems in neuroscience (mononeuronal dynamics, network activity, cognitive problems, …). Registration deadline is 31st March 2014.