The Mouse Phenome Database (MPD) provides access to primary experimental trait data, genotypic variation, protocols and analysis tools for mouse genetic studies. Data are contributed by investigators worldwide and represent a broad scope of phenotyping endpoints and disease-related traits in naïve mice and those exposed to drugs, environmental agents or other treatments. MPD ensures rigorous curation of phenotype data and supporting documentation using relevant ontologies and controlled vocabularies. As a repository of curated and integrated data, MPD provides a means to access/re-use baseline data, as well as allows users to identify sensitized backgrounds for making new mouse models with genome editing technologies, analyze trait co-inheritance, benchmark assays in their own laboratories, and many other research applications. MPD’s primary source of funding is NIDA. For this reason, a majority of MPD data is neuro- and behavior-related.
This lesson provides an overview of GeneWeaver, a web application for the integrated cross-species analysis of functional genomics data to find convergent evidence from heterogeneous sources.
Longitudinal Online Research and Imaging System (LORIS) is a web-based data and project management software for neuroimaging research studies. It is an open source framework for storing and processing behavioural, clinical, neuroimaging and genetic data. LORIS also makes it easy to manage large datasets acquired over time in a longitudinal study, or at different locations in a large multi-site study.
This talk covers the Neuroimaging Informatics Tools and Resources Clearinghouse (NITRC), a free one-stop-shop collaboratory for science researchers that need resources such as neuroimaging analysis software, publicly available data sets, or computing power.
This lesson outlines NeuroMorpho.org, a centrally curated inventory of digitally reconstructed neurons, which contrains contributions from dozens of laboratories worldwide and is continuously updated as new morphological reconstructions are collected, published, and shared.
In this lecture, attendees will learn how Mutant Mouse Resource and Research Center (MMRRC) archives, cryopreserves, and distributes scientifically valuable genetically engineered mouse strains and mouse ES cell lines for the genetics and biomedical research community.
This lesson provides an overview of the database of Genotypes and Phenotypes (dbGaP), which was developed to archive and distribute the data and results from studies that have investigated the interaction of genotype and phenotype in humans.
This talk deals with Identifiers.org, a central infrastructure for findable, accessible, interoperable and re-usable (FAIR) data, which provides a range of services to promote the citability of individual data providers and integration with e-infrastructures.
This lecture covers the linking neuronal activity to behavior using AI-based online detection.
This lesson gives an in-depth introduction of ethics in the field of artificial intelligence, particularly in the context of its impact on humans and public interest. As the healthcare sector becomes increasingly affected by the implementation of ever stronger AI algorithms, this lecture covers key interests which must be protected going forward, including privacy, consent, human autonomy, inclusiveness, and equity.
This lesson describes a definitional framework for fairness and health equity in the age of the algorithm. While acknowledging the impressive capability of machine learning to positively affect health equity, this talk outlines potential (and actual) pitfalls which come with such powerful tools, ultimately making the case for collaborative, interdisciplinary, and transparent science as a way to operationalize fairness in health equity.
This lesson provides an overview of self-supervision as it relates to neural data tasks and the Mine Your Own vieW (MYOW) approach.
This lesson provides a conceptual overview of the rudiments of machine learning, including its bases in traditional statistics and the types of questions it might be applied to. The lesson was presented in the context of the BrainHack School 2020.
This lesson provides a hands-on, Jupyter-notebook-based tutorial to apply machine learning in Python to brain-imaging data.
In this lecture, attendees will learn about the opportunities and challenges associated with Recurrent Neural Networks (RNNs), which, when trained with machine learning techniques on cognitive tasks, have become a widely accepted tool for neuroscientists.
This opening lecture from INCF's Short Course in Neuroinformatics provides an overview of the field of neuroinformatics itself, as well as laying out an argument for the necessity for developing more sophisticated approaches towards FAIR data management principles in neuroscience.