Mini-workshop: “Introduction to Experimental Neuroscience”

Date: 5 full days, 26th-30th october 2020

Public: Master students

Attendance: 14 students, 7 instructors.

Venue: The Bordeaux School of Neuroscience, University of Bordeaux.

Short description: This mini-workshop is targeted to Master students, particularly those whose internship has been impacted by the COVID-19 restrictions last term. This intensive mini-workshop will expose students to key methodologies in neuroscience, through hands-on training. They will be guided by PhD students and Engineers to work on a short project at the Bordeaux School of Neuroscience, a research laboratory fully dedicated to training activities.

Mini-projects and methodologies:

  • Neuronal cell biology (neuronal cultures, transfections, live imaging, western blotting, PCR)
  • Slice electrophysiology (patch-clamp and optogenetics)
  • Neurocomputation
  • Brain surgery, in vivo stereotactic injections, neuroanatomy
  • Mouse behaviour and in vivo electrophysiology.


  • Giuliana Pellegrino, Scientific Manager, Bordeaux School of Neuroscience
  • Mariela Escande, Scientific Manager, Bordeaux School of Neuroscience
  • Zoé Grivet, PhD student, IMN, Neuroscience in Bordeaux Association (NBA)
  • Xavier Fioramonti, DR INRAE, NutriNeuro
  • Christophe Mulle, DR CNRS, IINS
  • Cristina Lemos, Project Manager Bordeaux Neurocampus Graduate Program.

Deadline for application: October 4th, 2020

To apply, send email to express your interest with CV and motivation letter to Cristina Lemos


Publication: 29/09/20
Mise à jour: 12/02/21