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Neurohackademy

Neurohackademy is a two-week hands-on summer institute in neuroimaging and data science held at the University of Washington eScience Institute. Participants learn about technologies used to analyze human neuroscience data, and to make analyses and results shareable and reproducible.

Course Features
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Lessons of this Course
1
1
Duration:
1:03:07

This lecture provides an introduction to reproducibility issues within the fields of neuroimaging and fMRI, as well as an overview of tools and resources being developed to alleviate the problem.

2
1
Duration:
55:39
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This lecture provides a historical perspective on reproducibility in science, as well as the current limitations of neuroimaging studies to date. This lecture also lays out a case for the use of meta-analyses, outlining available resources to conduct such analyses. 

3
1
Duration:
55:57

This lecture gives an introduction to the FAIR (findability, accessibility, interoperability, and reusability) science principles and examples of their application in neuroscience research. 

4
1
Duration:
50:44

This lecture and tutorial focuses on measuring human functional brain networks, as well as how to account for inherent variability within those networks. 

5
1
Duration:
50:28

This lesson provides an overview of Jupyter notebooks, Jupyter lab, and Binder, as well as their applications within the field of neuroimaging, particularly when it comes to the writing phase of your research. 

6
1
Duration:
2:22:28

This lesson gives an introduction to the central concepts of machine learning, and how they can be applied in Python using the scikit-learn package. 

7
1
Duration:
1:25:05

In this lesson, you will learn about the Python project Nipype, an open-source, community-developed initiative under the umbrella of NiPy. Nipype provides a uniform interface to existing neuroimaging software and facilitates interaction between these packages within a single workflow.

8
1
Duration:
3:09:12

This lecture introduces you to the basics of the Amazon Web Services public cloud. It covers the fundamentals of cloud computing and goes through both the motivations and processes involved in moving your research computing to the cloud.

9
1
Duration:
1:26:02
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This tutorial provides instruction on how to interact with and leverage Python packages to get the most out of Python's suite of available tools for the manipulation, management, analysis, and visualization of neuroscientific data. 

10
2
Duration:
1:16:36
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This lesson provides a brief overview of the Python programming language, with an emphasis on tools relevant to data scientists.

11
2
Duration:
50:28

This lecture presents an overview of functional brain parcellations, as well as a set of tutorials on bootstrap agregation of stable clusters (BASC) for fMRI brain parcellation.

12
2
Duration:
1:25:17

The lecture provides an overview of the core skills and practical solutions required to practice reproducible research.

13
3
Duration:
2:15:50

This tutorial covers the fundamentals of collaborating with Git and GitHub.

14
4
Duration:
1:21:40
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This tutorial teaches users how to use Pandas objects to help store and manipulate various datasets in Python. 

15
6
Duration:
56:49

This lecture provides an introduction to the Brain Imaging Data Structure (BIDS), a standard for organizing human neuroimaging datasets.