BRAIN BIOENERGETICS: FROM BEHAVIOR TO PATHOLOGY (June 28-29, 2016)
The goal of the course is to increase awareness and knowledge of the diverse aspects of research in Brain Bioenergetics, which is currently developing as an important field in Neuroscience. Students will be introduced, by experts in the field, to fundamental concepts and recent findings related to brain bioenergetics with a particular emphasis to brain function and dysfunction. During this course, the students will aquire a broad knowledge about the implication of mitochondria in normal brain as well as in a variety of behavioural and pathological processes, such as Parkinson's disease, anxiety disorders, addiction and depression. Other focuses will be the recent advances related to epigenetic mechanisms and energy metabolism in neurons and glia. Students will also be exposed to novel approaches and methodologies in both human and animal systems. Students will be evaluated by an assignment related to recommended articles and speakers lectures. On June 28 will participate in the BMI symposium. For course registration, please follow the procedure just below.
REGISTRATION to EPFL-EDNE PhD courses
LN PhD students are most welcome to attend the courses listed in the section "Doctoral Program courses" at the EPFL-EDNE PhD courses website, except from the BIO609 course.
Since February 2012, the EPFL request external students to register as an auditor beforehand, by way of a special form that can be found here. This form is to be filled in and sent back to the EDNE administrator with a scanned copy of the PhD student card, and with notice to your home program administration.
Sending your PhD student card for the registration as an EPFL external auditor is necessary once per semester.
Please keep these points in mind:
Some EPFL-EDNE courses have limited space. For those, the EDNE students have the priority, therefore sending your e-mail to the EDNE administrator is not a confirmation of attendance.
Registration to courses taking place in the spring semester is possible anytime.
Use your university email account (no gmail, hotmail, etc), copying the LN coordinator and your thesis director in your message to the EDNE administrator.
If you don't respect these rules, we will not be able to process your registration!
REGISTRATION to other EPFL PhD courses
You might also find interesting PhD courses in other EPFL programs. Please ask the LN coordinator if you wish to take any of the EPFL PhD courses outside the EPFL-EDNE program.
To register to any EPFL PhD course outside the EDNE program, please apply directly to the coordinator of the specific program.
REGISTRATION to EPFL MSc courses
The EPFL-EDNE coursebook recommends some MSc courses to its Neuroscience PhD students. You might also find interesting MSc courses in other EPFL programs. Please ask the LN coordinator if you wish to take any of the EPFL MSc courses. To register to any MSc EPFL course, please apply through the EPFL Students' Desk. Individuals must present a piece of identification and a valid e-mail address. Students enrolled in a Swiss institution must provide an “attestation” (proof) of studies from their university, valid for the semester during which they will audit an EPFL course.