Courses 2016 


Introduction to cognitive neuroscience (5), January 2016, Aalto


Basic mechanisms of nervous system disorders (3), January 2016, Helsinki (Meilahti)


Introduction to neurobiology (5) February 2016, Helsinki (Viikki)


Brain imaging principles (5), February-May 2016, Aalto


Behavioural phenotyping of mutant mice (3), February-March 2016, Helsinki (Viikki)


Advanced course on human brain functioning (5), February-May 2016, Aalto 


Neuroregeneration (2), March 2016, Helsinki (Viikki)


Neuropharmacology (3), March-April 2016, Helsinki (Viikki)


Introduction to imaging genetics (5), March 2016, Helsinki (Psychology)

Mammalian Genomics (3), April 2016, Helsinki (Viikki)

Synaptic signalling and plasticity (3), April 4-15, 2016, Helsinki (Viikki)


Basic methods in molecular neurobiology (3), April 18-22, 2016, Helsinki (Viikki)


Physics, measurements and data analysis of MEG and EEG, May 2016 (Aalto)


Phenotypic analysis of transgenic animals, May 17-18, 2016, Helsinki (Viikki)


Cellular immunology in the central nervous system and its role in diseases (3), May 23-27, 2016, Helsinki (Viikki) Program

2nd Finnish Symposium on Biological Psychiatry (1), May/June, 2016, Helsinki (Viikki)

4th Science Factory: TMS-EEG Summer School, June 6-11, 2016, Espoo

Summer Night in Science, June 16, 2016 (Argoksenmäen holvikellari, Helsinki)


Falll 2016

Summer School on Cognitive Neuroscience, Aug 11-17, 2016 (Helsinki) tentative programme

Behavioral phenotyping of rodent disease models - potential and pitfalls (2-3) Aug 28-Sep 2, 2016 (Tarto, Estonia) 

Molecular and cellular neuroscience (6), Sept-Nov 2016, Helsinki (Viikki)


B&M Symposium organized by the B&M Student Council, 15.-16.9.2016, Helsinki


Neurobiophysics 2 (5-8), starting on Sept 2016, Helsinki (Viikki)


Electrophysiological techniques (5), Sept-Nov, 2016, Helsinki (Viikki)


Building Bridges: Brain Development, Early Vulnerability and Disorders, September 29-30, 2016, Helsinki (Meilahti) Program


Lectures in Laboratory Animal Science (2), Sept-Oct 2016, Helsinki (Viikki)


Design of animal experiments (1), Oct 2016, Helsinki (Viikki)


Neuroscience Finland 2016, 25.10.2016, Helsinki (Biomedicum) Program


Viikki Neuroscience Day, 28.10.2016, Helsinki (Viikki)


Mapping, decoding and modeling the human brain (5) Oct-Dec 2016, Aalto


Practical Work in Laboratory Animal Science (1) Nov 2016, Helsinki (Viikki)


Brain slice electrophysiology (5), December 2016, Helsinki (Viikki)


2nd Finnish Biological Psychiatry Symposium, December 19, 2016, Helsinki (Viikki) PROGRAM





Social outreach (1-4), Helsinki




Not confirmed courses:

MEG Elekta introductory training, Aalto (registration to  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it )






TRANSFERABLE SKILLS COURSES organized by Doctoral School in Health Sciences (DSHealth)


DSHealth scientific content courses (as RSS feed) 



Master’s Degree Programme in Neuroscience courses (MNEURO, University of Helsinki)

Courses organized by Aalto University Department of Neuroscience and Biomedical Engineering

Master´s Degree Programme in Translational Medicine courses (TRANSMED, University of Helsinki)


Tiedeviestintä, Helsinki
Tutkimusjohtamisen opintokokonaisuuden
(TUJO), Helsinki


Seminar series:

Neuroscience seminar, Neuroscience Center, Helsinki

Translational neuroscience seminar, Viikki/Biomedicum, Helsinki

Sleep School, Helsinki, Biomedicum

Aalto Brain Center seminars

BioMag-NSU seminars, Helsinki, Biomedicum

Biomedicum Helsinki Seminar, Helsinki, Biomedicum

Pharmaceutical Research Seminar, Helsinki, Viikki

BECS Coffee Seminar, Aalto

Seminar series in neuroscience, Kuopio (Univ Eastern Finland)


Seminar series and journal clubs in Viikki.

Journal Clubs:

Neuro Club, Helsinki Viikki (Hotulainen)

Optogenetics Club, Helsinki Biomedicum (Rossi)

Current Topics in Neuroscience, Helsinki, Biomedicum (Vuontela/Carlson)

Biophysics journal club and seminar, Oulu (Weckström)

Neuropharmacology study group, Turku (Holopainen)

To participate in the journal clubs, please contact the organizing person or the doctoral program coordinator.

Book exams:

Separately agreed book exams, eg.

Purves et al.: Neuroscience (2012 5th ed.), 6 credits
Kandel: Principles of Neural Science (2012, 5th ed.), 10 credits
Cowan, Sudhoff and Stevens: Synapses, 2003 (8)
Yuste: Dentritic spines, 2010
Sporns: Networks of the brain, (2010, 1st ed,  424 pages),  3 credits
Ward: The Student's Guide to Cognitive Neuroscience (2012, 3rd ed.), 4 credits
Gazzaniga: The biology of the mind, 3rd ed. (6)

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General exam dates of Physiology and neuroscience are available in Univ. Helsinki Flamma.

* The number of credits on this page is only an estimate