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Graduate Course List

Engineering/Math

  • AMATH 882: Mathematical Cell Biology
  • AMATH 851: Stability Theory and Applications
  • SYDE 758: Simulating Neurobiological Systems
  • SYDE 750/27: Computational Neuroscience
  • CS 786: Probabilistic Inference and Machine Learning
  • CS 787: Computational Vision
  • CS 870: Advanced Topics in Scientific Computing, "Computational Neuroscience"
  • AMATH 655, ECE 682: Control Theory
  • AMATH 751: Advanced Ordinary Differential Equations

Biology

  • KIN 616: Neural Control of Human Movement
  • KIN 611: Biomechanics of Human Motion
  • BIOL 678: Special Topics in Cellular Neurophysiology
  • OPTOM 607: Neurophysiology of Vision

Psychology

  • PSYCH 677A: Fundamentals of Behavioural Neuroscience
  • PSYCH 779A: Selected Topics in Cognitive Neuropsychology
  • PSYCH 784: Human Neuroanatomy and Neuropathology
  • *PSYCH420/792 - Introduction to the Methods of Computational Neuroscience

Note: AMATH = Applied Mathematics, SYDE = Systems Design Engineering, CS = Computer Science, KIN = Kinesiology, BIOL = Biology, OPTOM = Optometry, PSYCH = Psychology

Undergraduate Course List

* indicates recommended courses (if you would like the Centre to consider a course to be recommended, please inform us).

Engineering/Math

  • *SYDE 556: Simulating Neurobiological Systems
  • *AMATH/BIO 382: Computational Modelling of Cellular Systems
  • *SYDE 252: Signals and Systems
  • *SYDE 352, AM 455/655: Control Theory
  • SYDE 372: Pattern Recognition
  • SYDE 422: Machine Intelligence
  • SYDE 575: Image Processing
  • AMATH 451: Dynamical Systems

Biology

  • *BIOL 377: Systems Neuroscience
  • *BIOL 476 - Cellular and Molecular Neuroscience
  • BIOL 376: Cellular Neurophysiology
  • *KIN 201: Human Anatomy of the Central Nervous System
  • KIN 255: Psychomotor Behaviour
  • KIN 356: Information Processing in Human Perceptual Motor Performance
  • KIN 357: Motor Learning
  • KIN 416: Neuromuscular Integration
  • KIN 456: Cognitive Dysfunction and Motor Skill
  • BIOL 273, SCI 351: Human Physiology
  • *PSYCH 261: Physiological Psychology

Psychology

  • PHIL/PSYCH 256: Cognitive Science
  • PSYCH 207: Cognitive Processes
  • *PSYCH 307: Human Neuropsychology (PSYCH 101 and 207 are prerequisites)
  • PSYCH 396: Research in Behavioural Neuroscience
  • *PSYCH420/792 - Introduction to the Methods of Computational Neuroscience
  • PHIL/PSYCH 447: Seminar in Cognitive Science

Note: AMATH = Applied Mathematics, SYDE = Systems Design Engineering, CS = Computer Science, KIN = Kinesiology, BIOL = Biology, OPTOM = Optometry, PSYCH = Psychology, PHIL = Philosophy

If you know of other courses at the University not listed here, please inform us.

8th Annual Waterloo Brain Day

The annual public one-day event featuring internationally recognized researchers from across North America was held April 7, 2014. Our distinguished speakers addressed central aspects of Theoretical Neuroscience in the areas of philosophy, psychology, computation, and neuroscience. The four lectures were followed by a reception. Video links will be posted soon.

How to Build a Brain

Chris Eliasmith’s team at the Centre for Theoretical Neuroscience has built Spaun, the world’s largest simulation of a functioning brain. The related book is now available and for the full article Waterloo Stories.

Nengo

This is a collection of coverage of work with Nengo (Neural Engineering Objects) that has appeared in the popular press recently.