Neurepiomics

University of Bordeaux

Online program

The 6th edition of this summer school is open to graduate and doctoral students specializing in neuroepidemiology, as well as post-doctoral fellows and senior researchers who wish to further their knowledge in this domain.

Course content provides extensive training in cutting-edge research methods with a specific focus on advanced brain imaging and novel “omics” tools, and their application in epidemiology of vascular and brain aging.

The program consists of 4 half-day sessions of distance training, and will propose interactive content. Alternating thematic and methodological interventions from internationally recognized speakers, learning outcomes of this summer school include:

  • The latest in modern epidemiology of the most common neurological diseases
  • In-depth description of innovative, high-dimensional MRI markers of brain aging in large population-based cohort studies
  • Advanced brain imaging and novel “omics” tools, and their application in epidemiology of vascular and brain aging
  • Large-scale genomic approaches (GWAS, Exome and Whole genome sequencing approaches), as well as epigenomics, proteomics, transcriptomics, and metabolomics approaches for neurological diseases
  • Systems biology and translational approaches
  • Single cell RNA sequencing
  • Challenges and opportunities of planning new cohort studies and biobanks in the “omics” era
  • Hands-on analysis and visualization of omics data and advanced brain imaging
  • One-on-one collaboration with experts from around the world
  • An editor’s guide for submitting papers on neuroepidemiology with large-scale imaging and omics data for peer reviewed journals
  • Ethical considerations
Period
11 Oct 2021 - 14 Oct 2021
Levels Master / Graduate
PhD
Professional
Credits None
Program fee 250 EUR
Accommodation Not offered
Extra information about the fee:
Fees cover the cost of courses, on-demand viewing after the program and online social events. Please see the program website for further details on the different rates.
Application deadline 20 July 2021
Entry requirements:
The course is designed for graduate and doctoral students specializing in neuroepidemiology, as well as post-doctoral fellows and senior researchers who wish to further their knowledge in this domain.

Language requirements: classes, discussions and group work are conducted in English. Candidates should have at least a B2 level of English or equivalent.

Candidates must provide a one-page CV and cover letter.
Contact information:
For any enquires about this Bordeaux Summer School, please contact: neurepiomics@u-bordeaux.fr.
Program's website