BioScience Research Collaborative
Texas Medical Center
Houston, TX
October 9-10th, 2017
9 am – 5 pm each day


Applications for 2017 Workshop Now Open
Hands-On Lab Workshops Limited to 8 Attendees
Limited Competitive Travel Awards Available
Supported by NSF 1533708

Workshop Flyer

2016 Photo Album 1 / Photo Album 2

Hosts: Qutub, Robinson, Wagner Labs, Rice University

  • Learn in vitro imaging methods to capture neural network formation from human stem cells
  • Master the newest computational tools to analyze cellular image and expression data
  • Record electrical activity from intact C. elegans
  • Learn to observe and analyze zebrafish brain development in vivo
Day 1, BRC Suite 610
Day 2, Morning in Keith-Weiss Geological Computer Lab 130
Morning, 9 am – 11:30 am
Introduction

Lecture I
Imaging Neural Systems In Vitro and In Vivo


Participants Share 5-10 Min Talks on Research Applications & Current Challenges

Lecture II
Processing High-Dimensional Data: Images to Omics

Hands-on Tutorial II
Computational Interpretation of Images and High-Dimensional Expression Data

 11:30-1 pm
Lunch, Driscoll’s
Lunch, Rice Faculty Club
Afternoon, 1-5 pm
Hands-on Tutorial I
Live Imaging of Differentiating Human Neural Progenitor Cells
1 pm George R. Brown Hall E117, Lecture III:
High-Throughput Single-Cell Electrical Recording
 
Hands-on Tutorial III
Electrical Recording from C. Elegans Mutants
3 pm Anderson Lab Rm 329, Lecture IV:
Tools to Study Zebrafish Neural Development
 
Hands-on Tutorial IV
Live Imaging of the Developing Zebrafish Brain