Forschungsschwerpunkt Translationale Neurowissenschaften Mainz

Methods courses

In the summer term 2018, the NIC will offer the following courses:


1. Matlab course for beginners

This basic 3-day course combines theory and practical PC sessions on matlab programming.

Day 1: Basic introduction to the matlab environment

Day 2: Basics of the matlab programming language (data types, loops, scripts, …)

Day 3: Data analyses and figure plotting

Language:   English

Dates:         27.03-29.03.2018

Max. number of participants: 12



2. Introductory course on methods for designing and analyzing human MRI studies

This 4-day course combines theory (morning lectures) and practical PC sessions in small groups (afternoon). A detailed program can be found here


  • get an overview of human MRI applications with a focus on functional imaging
  • understand the basic principles of fMRI design and analysis
  • be prepared for in-depth methods courses elsewhere (e.g., Hamburg or London SPM course)

Language: English

Dates:  10.04.-13.04.2018

Max. number of participants: 16



3. Python course

This course is a 2-day introduction to the programming language Python.

Language:   English

Dates:          23.04. + 24.04.2018

Max. number of participants: 12




06. Dezember 2018
Christmas Party
This years NIC Christmas Party will be on Thursday December 6th, starting at 4pm. Please write to if you intend to come....mehr
14. November 2018
NIC Meeting
Bianca Kollmann (Psychiatry) will present a new project called “Stress inoculation as possible mechanism for resilience” in the NIC Meeting on Wednesday November 14th at 12 in the seminar room in building 701....mehr
31. Oktober 2018
NIC meeting
Til Ole Bergmann (DRZ) will give a talk on “EEG-triggered TMS to study neuronal oscillations”. See you at 12 in the seminar room in building 701.  ...mehr