Sylvain Crochet

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AI 3210 (Bâtiment AI)
Station 19
CH-1015 Lausanne

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Teaching & PhD


Life Sciences Engineering


Neuroscience: cellular and circuit mechanisms

The brain processes information through the concerted activity of many neurons, which communicate with each other through synapses organised in highly dynamic networks. The first goal of this course is to gain a detailed understanding of the structure and function of the fundamental building blocks of the brain, its synapses and neurons. In considering this goal, we will also examine some

Neuronal circuits underlying goal-directed behavior

The brain can be viewed as a network of neurons receiving sensory input and carrying out experience- and context-dependent computations through complex synaptic interactions to drive motor output, i.e. behavior. Here, we will study recent advances in knowledge of neural circuits in the mouse brain.