Neuroinformatics is a research field concerned with the processing and organization of neuroscience data by the application of principles of computer science and state of the art software design methodologies.

Neuroinformatics provides generic and interoperable computational tools, mathematical models, and databases for Neurosciences.

Why Neuroinformatics?

With the diversity of the data generated in neuroscience, going from the genetic and molecular level to cognitive functions and the diversity of acquisition systems, the necessity of developing software tools, standards to describe the data and proper models appears crucial for a better integration of these heterogeneous data for further understanding the brain.

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What is INCF?

INCF is an international network of national nodes with neuroinformatics expertise and infrastructure to support collaboration throughout the global brain research community.  The mission of INCF is to accelerate advances in understanding and treating the brain through the development of neuroinformatics – applying the best practices of data science to challenges in basic and clinical brain research. The INCF network consists of

Governing Nodes:  Australia, Japan, Malaysia, Norway, Sweden

Associated Nodes: Belgium, Czech Republic, Finland, France, Germany, India, Italy, Republic of Korea, Netherlands, Poland,  United Kingdom, USA

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GSOC 2017 completed

September 27, 2017

The  GSOC 2017 was successfully completed by  Mukesh Gupta.  The aim of the project was to provide the general purpose environment that allows biologists and other domain experts to use  state-of-the-art techniques ...

Clifford package demo

August 10, 2017

The  Clifford package was successfully demonstrated on the second Alterman Summer School at the University of Architecture, Civil Engineering and Geodesy of Sofia (Bulgaria). This was the third demonstration after AGACSE 2015 and ...

Postdoc in computational modeling of brain networks

June 28, 2017

The Stanford Cognitive and Systems Neuroscience Laboratory invites applications for postdoctoral fellowships in brain network modeling and analysis. We seek candidates with strong research backgrounds in one or more of ...
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Winter School Workshop on Computational Brain Connectivity Mapping

September 29, 2017

The CoBCoM Winter School Workshop, running from November 20 to 24, 2017 is targeted at graduate students, early career and senior researchers interested in structural and functional brain connectivities via multi imaging modalities ...

Software Carpentry at SfN 2017

September 29, 2017

Software Carpentry aims to help researchers get their work done in less time and with less pain by teaching them basic research computing skills. This hands-on workshop for neuroscientists attending the annual ...

5th Baltic-Nordic School on Neuroinformatics BNNI 2017

September 29, 2017

Theoretical modelling of brain functions in neurological and psychiatric disorders Advancing future neuroscience and medicine through Neuroinformatics methods We invite advanced master students, doctoral students, and postdoctoral researchers to participate in the ...
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Recent Neuroinformatics papers