December  7, 2023

Focus Program on "Towards Mathematical Modeling of Neurological Disease from Cellular Perspectives"
May 15-17
Mathematical Neuroscience and Neurobiology Introductory Courses

Wallberg Building, 184 College Street,
Room 116 (map)

Organization for Computational Neurosciences (OCNS)


As a lead-up to the workshops in the following weeks, a series of tutorials will be given. They will provide a basic background in neurobiology and mathematical neuroscience modeling. These tutorials will be mainly geared toward newcomers to the field. However, all are welcome.

Files and references for tutorials -

Schedule of Tutorials

Tues May 15
9:00-10:00 Dynamical Systems
David Terman (Mathematics, Ohio State)

coffee break

10:30-11:30 Dynamical Systems
David Terman (Mathematics, Ohio State)
11:30-1:00 lunch (at Fields)
1:00-2:00 Neurobiology
Martin Wojtowicz (Physiology, Toronto)
2:00-2:15 break
2:15-3:15 Neurobiology
Melanie Woodin (Cell & Systems Biology, Toronto)
3:15-3:30 coffee break
3:30-4:30 Neurobiology
Liang Zhang (Toronto Western Research Institute)
Wed May 16
9:00-10:00 Neuronal Dynamics
David Terman (Mathematics, Ohio State)
10:00-10:30 coffee break
10:30-11:30 Neuronal Dynamics
David Terman (Mathematics, Ohio State)
11:30-1:00 lunch (participants on own)
1:30-3:00 XPPAUT lab/tutorial
Sue Ann Campbell (Applied Mathematics, Waterloo)
3:00-3:30 coffee break
Thurs May 17
9:00-10:00 Modelling Neurological Disease
Frances Skinner (Toronto Western Research Institute)
10:00-10:30 coffee break
10:30-11:30 Modelling Neurological Disease
Katie Ferguson (Toronto Western Research Institute)


Full Name University/Affiliation
Abedbaqer, Asmaa  
Aggarwal, Gaurav University of Toronto
Au, Wing Lok Toronto Western Hospital
Binder, Tammy  
Buchman, Ethan University of Guelph
Campbell, Sue Ann University of Waterloo
Cao, Hongjun Beijing Jiaotong University
Ding, Xiaopan Institute of Child Study
Ferguson, Katie Toronto Western Hospital
Franci, Alessio Université de Liège
Haufler, Darrell Rutgers-Newark
Kayler, Kian  
Krivoruchko, Taisya University of Calgary
Lankarany, Milad Concordia University (with Collaboration with Montreal Neurological Institute)
Liang, Ben University of Toronto
Mahanta, Mohammad Shahin University of Toronto
Merali, Zamir McMaster University
Merrison, Robert University of Plymouth
Miasnikof, Peter University of Toronto
Njap, Felix University of Lübeck
Shakourifar, Mohammad University of Toronto
Skinner, Frances K. Toronto Western Research Insitute, UHN and Univ Toronto
Terman, David The Ohio State University
Triverio, Piero University of Toronto
Valenta, George  
Vu, Michael University of Toronto
Wang, Ying University of Minnesota
Wojtowicz, J. Martin University of Toronto
Woodin, Melanie University of Toronto
yazdanpour Naeini, Roshanak Concordia University
Ye, Hui Toronto Western Hospital
Yoshida, Takashi University of Toronto
Zamfir, Vlad University of Guelph
Zhang, Liang Toronto Western Hospital
Zivari-Piran, Hossein York University

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