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There was no registration fee. Seven travel grants were available upon request (European students only - residence).
Applications from young female investigators were highly encouraged. 

If you expect that you might require a visa for your travel, we suggest applying as early as possible and/or contact the education programme office

Scientific programme Scientific programme

Download the scientific programme of the 1st HBP Curriculum - Understanding the brain: Neurobiology for non-specialists workshop. 



  • Uri Ashery - A combined optogeneticknockdown strategy reveals a major role of tomosyn in mossy fiber synaptic plasticity
    Tel Aviv University (TAU), Israel
  • Javier DeFelipe - Brain evolution: Reflections on the human nature of cortical circuits 
    Universidad Politecnica de Madrid (UPM), Spain
  • Timo Dickscheid - The human brain atlas as a part of the HBP Neuroinformatics Platform
    FZ J├╝lich (Juelich), Germany
  • Terri Gilbert
    - The Allen Brain Atlas Neuroanatomy - gene expression
    - The Allen Brain Atlas Neuroanatomy - connectivity
    - The Allen Brain Atlas: cell typing and visual coding
    Allen Institute (AI), USA
  • Alexandra Koschak - Ion channels in diseases
    University of Innsbruck (LFU), Austria
  • Trygve Leergard - Building and using rodent brain reference atlases for integration of experimental data
    University of Oslo (UiO), Norway
  • Michele Migliore - The HBP Brain Simulation Platform
    National Research Council (CNR), Italy
  • Roxana Nat - Induced pluripotent stem cells
    Medical University Innsbruck (MUI), Austria
  • Sandra Santos Sierra - Principles of neuropharmacology
    Medical University Innsbruck (MUI), Austria


  • Alexandra Agostinho - Experimental EEG
    Medical University Innsbruck (MUI), Austria
  • Marta Cubero, Frank Edenhofer, Sandra Rizzi - Regeneration in the CNS 
    University of Innsbruck (LFU), Austria
  • Barbara Hausott, Lars Klimaschewski - Comparative neuroanatomy
    Medical University Innsbruck (MUI), Austria
  • Iwona Kmiec - Studying Behaviour
    Medical University Innsbruck (MUI), Austria
  • Barbara Pinheiro, Gerald Zernig - Addiction / Psychiatry
    Medical University Innsbruck (MUI), Austria
  • Christoph Schwarzer - Neurodegeneration
    Medical University Innsbruck (MUI), Austria