Neuroscience is a rapidly developing cluster in Seattle, and the driving force behind “NeuroVentures,” a new entrepreneurship course that hopes to capitalize on advances in neuro-fields, from biotech and medicine to law and advocacy, and train entrepreneurs for the emerging neuro-economy.
The UW Center for Innovation & Entrepreneurship is sponsoring weekly Business Plan Competition Resource Nights for students and the general public to learn the essentials of business planning from local entrepreneurs.
"Quantitative Methods in Neuroscience," a course taught by CSNE faculty members Fred Rieke, Adrienne Fairhall and Michael Shadlen, will be offered during the Winter Quarter at the University of Washington, on Tuesdays and Thursdays, 12:30-2:20 pm in HSB G317. This course reviews mathematical concepts in the context of their deployment in neuroscience to make revolutionary progress. The course conveys these concepts through lectures, Matlab tutorials and student presentations of classic neuroscience papers.
CSNE faculty member, Michael Dickinson, will teach the class BIO 581, Topics in Physio, during the 2012 winter quarter at the University of Washington. During this class, students will discuss the neurobiological and biomechanical basis of behavior in the fruit fly with a focus on novel approaches in genetics, physiology, and engineering to study locomotion.
NEUBEH 511B: Comparative Biology of Locomotion is a course for fall quarter that will be offered at the University of Washington. Time: T, Th 10:30-11:50 (80 min slot for 5 wks); Room: PAA - AO49 (Access through Kincaid basement) Max. number of students: 20 Instructors: Simon Sponberg, Jon Dyhr, Adrienne Fairhall and Tom Daniel
VALUE SENSITIVE DESIGN (INSC 543) is a graduate-level course that will be offered during the Autumn 2011 quarter at the University of Washington. The course will be taught by Dr. Batya Friedman (Wednesdays, 3:30-6:20 pm).