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Here is the latest news from the CARMEN team

Updated CARMEN Project Website

We have just gone live with the new updated version of this site,   which now contains more detailed  information for users on how to use the CARMEN Virtual Laboratory Platform, and to promote CARMEN content such as data, services and workflows.

There are 3 sections to the site:

  • The CARMEN project – information about the CARMEN project, including publications, standards, software and presentations;
  • How to use the CARMEN VL – detailed information on how to use the CARMEN neuroscience platform. We have included some video walkthroughs to further aid users, with more content being added all the time.
  • CARMEN Content – Provides users with information on data, servcies and workflows, available on the CARMEN platform. This section is still being populated, and will be ongoing.

SFN 2014

SFN 2014
The CARMEN team will have a booth at SFN 2014 in Washington DC between 15th and 19th November, 2014. We will be demonstrating the CARMEN Portal by doing ongoing demonstrations presented by Evelyne Sernagor and Mark Jessop. Please come along and visit us at stand 3524.

The Society for Neuroscience’s 44th annual meeting (SFN 2014) is the premier venue for neuroscientists to present emerging science, learn from experts, forge collaborations with peers, explore new tools and technologies, and advance careers. Join more than 30,000 colleagues from more than 80 countries at the world’s largest marketplace of ideas and tools for global neuroscience.

INCF Neuroinformatics Congress, Leiden, Netherlands – 25-27th August 2014

SFN 2014
The annual INCF Congress provides a meeting place for researchers in this emerging field. The congress is organized by INCF for the global neuroscience and informatics communities and will take place August 25-27 at the Leiden University, in Leiden, the Netherlands.

CARMEN will be represented by Professor Leslie Smith, who will be presenting a poster entitled “The CARMEN data sharing portal project: what have we learned?” The poster is available for viewing in PDF format.

For more information on the congress click here

9th FENS, Milan, Italy – 5th-9th July, 2014

The FENS Forum of Neuroscience is the largest international neuroscience meeting in Europe, involving all neuroscience society members of FENS, and it is held every two years. This year the meeting will take place in Milan, and CARMEN is going to be there too. You can find us at booth #53.

The FENS’ (Federation of European Neuroscience Societies) exhibition will be held in the Milano Congressi (MiCo) in Milan.

It will feature a scientific programme that is comprehensive, dynamic and interactive. You can view Poster Presentations and participate in special lectures or parallel symposia.

There is also going to be a commercial/technical exhibition at the Convention Centre where CARMEN is going to be present. You can find CARMEN at booth #87 where ongoing demonstrations of the Portal will be presented by Evelyne Sernagor, Leslie Smith and Michael Weeks. Please come and find us if you would like to find out more about the work that we are doing.

If you would like to find out more about the meeting please click here.

MEA Meeting 2014, Reutlingen, Germany

9th International Meeting on Substrate-Integrated Microelectrode Arrays July 1-4, 2014

The biennial MEA Meeting has established itself as the most important international meeting on MEA and Neurochip technology. It is a unique platform for scientific exchange among users and internationally recognized scientists from academia and industry. It attracts biologists, engineers, and physicists from around the globe to Reutlingen. CARMEN will be represented by Evelyne Sernagor and Leslie Smith.

SfN, San Diego – 9th-13th November 2013

43rd annual meeting of the Society for Neuroscience will be held in San Diego Convention Center. CARMEN will be exhibiting on this year’s SfN meeting and you can find us at booth number 4125.

 

Neuroscience 2013 is the premier venue for neuroscientists to present emerging science, learn from experts, forge collaborations with peers, explore new tools and technologies, and advance careers. Join more than 30,000 colleagues from more than 80 countries at the world’s largest marketplace of ideas and tools for global neuroscience. Attendees can take part in:

  • Major featured and special lectures by world-renowned scientists from around the globe
  • More than 15,000 abstracts sharing new findings
  • More than 50 symposia and mini-symposia with comprehensive coverage of vital neuroscience research topics
  • Nearly 600 exhibitors showcasing new tools, technologies, and publishing opportunities
CARMEN will also be present to show the latest CARMEN Portal by doing ongoing demonstrations presented by Colin Ingram and Mark Jessop. Please come and find us at booth 4215!

If you would like to find out more about this meeting please visit: SfN2013

6th INCF Neuroinformatics Congress, Stockholm, Sweden – 27-29th August 2013

The annual INCF Congress provides a meeting place for researchers in this emerging field. Neuroinformatics 2013 in Stockholm will be the 6th Congress organized by INCF where CARMEN also be present.

The INCF Neuroinformatics Congress welcomes researchers in all fields related to neuroinformatics, including data- and knowledge-bases of the nervous system from molecular to behavioural levels; tools for the acquisition, analysis, and visualization of nervous system data; and theoretical, computational, and simulation environments for modelling the brain.

Congress is providing space for exhibitors such as CARMEN where there will be an on-going demonstration of the Portal so please come and find us. You can meet with Colin Ingram and Mike Weeks who will be running the demonstrations.

If you would like to find out more about the Neuroinformatics Congress program please click here.