Neuro-Statistics: the interface between Neuroscience and Statistics

Friday, May 5, 2017 - 9:00am to Saturday, May 6, 2017 - 5:00pm
Walter Library

Session Description

The modern world is one of data: every walk of life and every aspect of nature and human society generates information that can be used for scientific discovery and betterment of life on this planet. This workshop is on the frontier of collaborative research on the use of Statistics and Data Science methods towards understanding Neuroscience data and scientific objectives, and on the challenges and scope of this inter-disciplinary research. A half-day short course will be followed by multiple research presentations culminating in a poster session, on various aspects of how Data Science can help us understand better the human brain.

Speakers will include three external researchers and a number of University of Minnesota researchers working on the cutting edge of neuroscience and statitiscs.