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Université de Bordeaux
 

Timetable & learning outcomes

This summer school focuses on basic neuroscience concepts and methods. It includes short lectures and hands-on experiments through mini-projects covering questions and techniques used in modern neuroscience research laboratories.

Topics covered will include:

› Cell biology and imaging
› Molecular and cellular biology, transcriptomics
› In vivo surgery, gene transfer
› Anatomy, brain clearing, connectomics and electron microscopy
› In vitro electrophysiology and optogenetics
› In vivo electrophysiology and imaging
› Behaviour
› Human neuroscience
› Neurocomputation

Tentative programme

Please note: the schedule is presented in Central European Summer Time (CEST). Detailed information will be provided after the course instructors have been selected, according to their specialisations.

Week 1

Monday
July 15th

Tuesday
July 16th

Wednesday
July 17th

Thursday
July 18th

Friday
July 19th

Saturday
July 20th


09.00 – 13.00

Welcome
Students - Instructors

09.00 –  13.00

Experiments

09.00 - 10.30

Lectures 1 + 2

09.00 – 13.00

Experiments

09.00 - 10.30

Lectures 3 + 4

09.00 – 13.00 

Wrap up and preparation of presentations
10.30 - 11.00

Coffee break
10.30 - 11.00

Coffee break
11.00 - 12.30

Experiments
11.00 - 12.30

Experiments

12.30 – 14.00

Lunch and coffee

12.30 – 14.00

Lunch and coffee

12.30 – 14.00 

Lunch and coffee

12.30 – 14.00 

Lunch and coffee

12.30 – 14.00 

Lunch and coffee

12.30 – 14.00

Lunch and coffee

14.00 – 19.00

Experiments

14.00 – 19.00 

Experiments

14.00 – 19.00 

Experiments

14.00 – 18.00 

Experiments

14.00 – 19.00

Experiments

14.00 – 17.00

Student presentations
18.00 – 19.00

Roundtable

19.00 – 23.00

Dinner


Week 2

Monday
July 22nd

Tuesday
July 23rd

Wednesday
July 24th

Thursday
July 25th

Friday
July 26th

Saturday
July 27th


09.00 – 13.00

Welcome
Students - Instructors

09.00 –  13.00

Experiments

09.00 - 10.30

Lectures 1 + 2

09.00 – 13.00

Experiments

09.00 - 10.30

Lectures 3 + 4

09.00 – 13.00 

Wrap up and preparation of presentations
10.30 - 11.00

Coffee break
10.30 - 11.00

Coffee break
11.00 - 12.30

Experiments
11.00 - 12.30

Experiments

12.30 – 14.00

Lunch and coffee

12.30 – 14.00

Lunch and coffee

12.30 – 14.00 

Lunch and coffee

12.30 – 14.00 

Lunch and coffee

12.30 – 14.00 

Lunch and coffee

12.30 – 14.00

Lunch and coffee

14.00 – 19.00

Experiments

14.00 – 19.00 

Experiments

14.00 – 19.00 

Experiments

14.00 – 18.00 

Experiments

14.00 – 19.00

Experiments

14.00 – 17.00

Student presentations
18.00 – 19.00

Roundtable

19.00 – 23.00

Dinner


Expertise upon completion

Upon completion, this project-based summer school will allow participants to:

› Better understand basic experimental approaches in neuroscience research
› Directly perform the experiments
› Strengthen their international scientific network

    A certificate of participation will be awarded to students upon completion of the course.


                             
Programme may be subject to change.