Dear NIF/SciCrunch Community,

Please read the message below from NSG regarding their Satellite Symposium which will take place at SFN 2016!

Dear NSG user,

We will be hosting a Satellite Symposium as a part of the SFN Annual Meeting in San Diego this November. The date of the NSG symposium is November 12th, Saturday and it will be hosted from 9am till 12pm Pacific Time. If you are interested to attend please register (deadline Friday, October 28th, 2016). We would appreciate very much if you would let your colleagues know about the workshop.

Information about the workshop and how to register are available here:
Agenda of the workshop is available from here:

Brief overview of the workshop:

Using the Neuroscience Gateway Portal for Parallel Simulations
Satellite Symposium, Society for Neuroscience Annaul Meeting

9 AM – Noon on Saturday, November 12th, 2016
Location: downtown San Diego near the Convention Center where SFN Annual Meeting will take place

Brief agenda:

Introduction to NSG – Hands on Demo
Amit Majumdar, Subha Sivagnanam, Kenneth Yoshimoto San Diego Supercomputer Center, UCSD; Ted Carnevale, Yale School of Medicine

Using the NSG for community modeling with the Human Brain Project
M Migliore1, A Romani2, CA Rössert2, R Migliore1, CA Lupascu1, LL Bologna1, F. Franchina, S Saray3, J-D Courcol2, W Van Geit2, S Kali3, and E Muller2

1Institute of Biophysics, National Research Council, Palermo, Italy

2Blue Brain Project, École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne Geneva, Switzerland

3Institute of Experimental Medicine, Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Budapest, Hungary

Optimization of multiscale brain models via parallel evolutionary algorithms on supercomputers
Salvador Dura-Bernal, Samuel A Neymotin, William W Lytton
SUNY Downstate Medical Center, NY

Application of automated brain tissue segmentation in radiation oncology
Roshan Karunamuni, Nate S White, Carrie R McDonald, Vitali Moiseenko, Anders M Dale, Jona A Hattangadi-Gluth
Department of Radiation Medicine and Applied Sciences and the Center for Multimodal Imaging and Genetics (CMIG), UCSD