Courses 2017

Information processing in neural circuits (5), 4.1.-17.5.2017, Aalto


Introduction to human neuroscience (5), 3.1.-7.2.2017, Aalto


Social outreach (1-4), Helsinki (next meeting on 2.2.2017 in Viikki)


Functional neuroanatomy, January 25-27, 2017, Helsinki (Viikki)


Basic methods in molecular neurobiology, 30.1.-3.2.2017, Helsinki (Viikki)


Developmental neuroscience, February 6-10, 2017, Helsinki (Viikki)


Advanced course in human neuroscience (5), February-May, Aalto


Non-invasive brain research for cognitive/developmental impairments, March 2, 2017 Helsinki (Biomedicum)


Sensory biology, March-April 2017, Helsinki (Viikki)


Neuropharmacology, 14.3.-12.4.2017, Helsinki (Viikki)


Mammalian genomics, 3-12.4.2017, Helsinki (Viikki)


Neurotransmitter receptors, 14.3.-16.5.2017, Helsinki (Viikki)


Human brain connectivity, April-May 2017, Aalto


Brain dynamics, 27.3.-7.4.2017, Helsinki (Viikki)


How factors from outside the brain influence neuronal development, plasticity and regeneration 19.-25.4.2017, Helsinki (Viikki)


Regeneration biology, April-May 2017, Helsinki (Viikki)


NeuPhar2017: Psychopharmacological drugs: mechanisms, cell targets and persistent effects, May 2017, Helsinki (Biomedicum)


Phenotypic analysis of transgenic animals, May 16-17, 2017, Helsinki (Viikki)


Summer School in Auditory Cognitive Neuroscience, August 8-18, 2017, Helsinki


TMS-EEG Workshop and Summer School, September 4-9, 2017, Espoo


B&M Symposium, September 21-22, 2017


Advances in neuroimmunology and neuroinflammation, October 23-27, 2017, Helsinki (Viikki)


Neuroepigenetics, November 2017, Helsinki (Viikki)


Integrative neurobiology (5), Fall 2017 (Period II), Helsinki (Viikki)







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Doctoral School in Health Sciences (DSHealth) courses (including transferable skills courses) 

Master’s Degree Programme in Neuroscience courses (MNEURO, University of Helsinki)

Courses organized by Aalto University Department of Neuroscience and Biomedical Engineering

Master´s Degree Programme in Translational Medicine courses (TRANSMED, University of Helsinki)

NorDoc (Nordic Doctoral Training in Health Sciences)



Tiedeviestintä, Helsinki
Tutkimusjohtamisen opintokokonaisuuden
(TUJO), Helsinki


Seminar series:

Neuroscience seminar, Neuroscience Center, Helsinki

Viikki Biocenter Monday Lecture, Helsinki, Viikki

Biomedicum Helsinki Seminar, Helsinki, Biomedicum

Aalto Brain Center seminars

Sleep School, Helsinki, Biomedicum

BioMag-NSU seminars, Helsinki, Biomedicum

Seminar series and journal clubs in Viikki.




Journal Clubs:

Optogenetics Club, Helsinki Biomedicum (Rossi)

Current Topics in Neuroscience, Helsinki, Biomedicum (Vuontela/Carlson)

Biophysics journal club and seminar, Oulu (Weckström)

Neuropharmacology study group, Turku (Holopainen)

To participate in the journal clubs, please contact the organizing person or the doctoral program coordinator.

Book exams:

Separately agreed book exams, eg.

Purves et al.: Neuroscience (2012 5th ed.), 6 credits
Kandel: Principles of Neural Science (2012, 5th ed.), 10 credits
Cowan, Sudhoff and Stevens: Synapses, 2003 (8)
Yuste: Dentritic spines, 2010
Sporns: Networks of the brain, (2010, 1st ed,  424 pages),  3 credits
Ward: The Student's Guide to Cognitive Neuroscience (2012, 3rd ed.), 4 credits
Gazzaniga: The biology of the mind, 3rd ed. (6)

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General exam dates of Physiology and neuroscience are available in Univ. Helsinki Flamma.

* The number of credits on this page is only an estimate