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This tutorial walks participants through the application of dynamic causal modelling (DCM) to fMRI data using MATLAB. Participants are also shown various forms of DCM, how to generate and specify different models, and how to fit them to simulated neural and BOLD data.

 

This lesson corresponds to slides 158-187 of the PDF below. 

Difficulty level: Advanced
Duration: 1:22:10

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.

Difficulty level: Advanced
Duration: 50:28
Speaker: : Pierre Bellec

This lesson provides a tutorial on how to handle writing very large data in MatNWB. 

Difficulty level: Advanced
Duration: 16:18
Speaker: : Ben Dichter

This lecture introduces neuroscience concepts and methods such as fMRI, visual respones in BOLD data, and the eccentricity of visual receptive fields. 

Difficulty level: Intermediate
Duration: 7:15
Speaker: : Mike X. Cohen

This tutorial walks users through the creation and visualization of activation flat maps from fMRI datasets. 

Difficulty level: Intermediate
Duration: 12:15
Speaker: : Mike X. Cohen

This tutorial demonstrates to users the conventional preprocessing steps when working with BOLD signal datasets from fMRI. 

Difficulty level: Intermediate
Duration: 12:05
Speaker: : Mike X. Cohen

In this tutorial, users will learn how to create a trial-averaged BOLD response and store it in a matrix in MATLAB. 

Difficulty level: Intermediate
Duration: 20:12
Speaker: : Mike X. Cohen

This tutorial teaches users how to create animations of BOLD responses over time, to allow researchers and clinicians to visualize time-course activity patterns.

Difficulty level: Intermediate
Duration: 12:52
Speaker: : Mike X. Cohen

This tutorial demonstrates how to use MATLAB to create event-related BOLD time courses from fMRI datasets. 

Difficulty level: Intermediate
Duration: 13:39
Speaker: : Mike X. Cohen

In this tutorial, users learn how to compute and visualize a t-test on experimental condition differences.

Difficulty level: Intermediate
Duration: 17:54
Speaker: : Mike X. Cohen

This lesson introduces various methods in MATLAB useful for dealing with data generated by calcium imaging. 

Difficulty level: Intermediate
Duration: 5:02
Speaker: : Mike X. Cohen

This tutorial demonstrates how to use MATLAB to generate and visualize animations of calcium fluctuations over time. 

Difficulty level: Intermediate
Duration: 15:01
Speaker: : Mike X. Cohen

This tutorial instructs users how to use MATLAB to programmatically convert data from cells to a matrix.

Difficulty level: Intermediate
Duration: 5:15
Speaker: : Mike X. Cohen

In this tutorial, users will learn how to identify and remove background noise, or "blur", an important step in isolating cell bodies from image data. 

Difficulty level: Intermediate
Duration: 17:08
Speaker: : Mike X. Cohen

This lesson teaches users how MATLAB can be used to apply image processing techniques to identify cell bodies based on contiguity.

Difficulty level: Intermediate
Duration: 11:23
Speaker: : Mike X. Cohen

This tutorial demonstrates how to extract the time course of calcium activity from each clusters of neuron somata, and store the data in a MATLAB matrix.

Difficulty level: Intermediate
Duration: 22:41
Speaker: : Mike X. Cohen

This lesson demonstrates how to use MATLAB to implement a multivariate dimension reduction method, PCA, on time series data.

Difficulty level: Intermediate
Duration: 17:19
Speaker: : Mike X. Cohen

This lesson is a general overview of overarching concepts in neuroinformatics research, with a particular focus on clinical approaches to defining, measuring, studying, diagnosing, and treating various brain disorders. Also described are the complex, multi-level nature of brain disorders and the data associated with them, from genes and individual cells up to cortical microcircuits and whole-brain network dynamics. Given the heterogeneity of brain disorders and their underlying mechanisms, this lesson lays out a case for multiscale neuroscience data integration.

Difficulty level: Intermediate
Duration: 1:09:33
Speaker: : Sean Hill

This is the first of two workshops on reproducibility in science, during which participants are introduced to concepts of FAIR and open science. After discussing the definition of and need for FAIR science, participants are walked through tutorials on installing and using Github and Docker, the powerful, open-source tools for versioning and publishing code and software, respectively.

Difficulty level: Intermediate
Duration: 1:20:58

This is a hands-on tutorial on PLINK, the open source whole genome association analysis toolset. The aims of this tutorial are to teach users how to perform basic quality control on genetic datasets, as well as to identify and understand GWAS summary statistics. 

Difficulty level: Intermediate
Duration: 1:27:18
Speaker: : Dan Felsky