NEUROINFORMATICS

NEUROINFORMATICS

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Code
81153
ACADEMIC YEAR
2017/2018
CREDITS
6 credits during the 2nd year of 8725 Bioengineering (LM-21) GENOVA
SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR
ING-INF/06
LANGUAGE
Italian
TEACHING LOCATION
GENOVA (Bioengineering)
semester
1° Semester
Teaching materials

AIMS AND CONTENT

AIMS AND LEARNING OUTCOMES

Making the student aware of the great potential for R&D e practical applications of an integrated approach betweeen neuroscience and ICT (according to a sort of feedback model).

Teaching methods

Lectures in classroom.

SYLLABUS/CONTENT

Categories of neuroscience experimental data, structural and functional bioimages integration of the human central nervous system, structural and functional elements of the human central nervous system, neurons, synapses and neurotransmitters, ICT techniques to define models describing neuropharmacological aids and neurotransmitters interactions. Distributed data sharing and mathematical programming techniques for the optimization in the management of complex and large/big neuroscience data.

 

RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

Stephen Stahl, “Essential Psychopharmacology – Neuroscientific Basis and Practical Applications”, Cambridge, 2013, https://www.incf.org and indicated by the teacher while lecturing.

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

Ricevimento: Upon demand, by e-mail contact at: francesco.beltrame@unige.it or mobile phone contact at: 328-1003204. Teacher office: DIBRIS, Villa Bonino, Viale Causa, 13 – 16145 Genova, office telephone: 010-3532707

Exam Board

FRANCESCO BELTRAME (President)

SILVIO PAOLO SABATINI

MARCO MASSIMO FATO

LESSONS

Teaching methods

Lectures in classroom.

ORARI

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NEUROINFORMATICS

EXAMS

Exam description

Oral examination.

Assessment methods

Oral examination commenting a scientific paper on neuroscience, and eventual (upon student demand) laboratory activity.