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This lesson provides a brief overview of the Python programming language, with an emphasis on tools relevant to data scientists.

Difficulty level: Beginner
Duration: 1:16:36
Speaker: : Tal Yarkoni
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This lesson provides a comprehensive introduction to the command line and 50 popular Linux commands. This is a long introduction (nearly 5 hours), but well worth it if you are going to spend a good part of your career working from a terminal, which is likely if you are interested in flexibility, power, and reproducibility in neuroscience research. This lesson is courtesy of freeCodeCamp.

Difficulty level: Beginner
Duration: 5:00:16
Speaker: : Colt Steele
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This book was written with the goal of introducing researchers and students in a variety of research fields to the intersection of data science and neuroimaging. This book reflects our own experience of doing research at the intersection of data science and neuroimaging and it is based on our experience working with students and collaborators who come from a variety of backgrounds and have a variety of reasons for wanting to use data science approaches in their work. The tools and ideas that we chose to write about are all tools and ideas that we have used in some way in our own research. Many of them are tools that we use on a daily basis in our work. This was important to us for a few reasons: the first is that we want to teach people things that we ourselves find useful. Second, it allowed us to write the book with a focus on solving specific analysis tasks. For example, in many of the chapters you will see that we walk you through ideas while implementing them in code, and with data. We believe that this is a good way to learn about data analysis, because it provides a connecting thread from scientific questions through the data and its representation to implementing specific answers to these questions. Finally, we find these ideas compelling and fruitful. That’s why we were drawn to them in the first place. We hope that our enthusiasm about the ideas and tools described in this book will be infectious enough to convince the readers of their value.

 

Difficulty level: Intermediate
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This lesson is the first of three hands-on tutorials as part of the workshop Research Workflows for Collaborative Neuroscience. This tutorial goes over how to visualize data with Scanpy, a scalable toolkit for analyzing single-cell gene expression. 

Difficulty level: Intermediate
Duration: 25:26

This hands-on tutorial walks you through DataJoint platform, highlighting features and schema which can be used to build robost neuroscientific pipelines. 

Difficulty level: Beginner
Duration: 26:06
Speaker: : Milagros Marin

In this third and final hands-on tutorial from the Research Workflows for Collaborative Neuroscience workshop, you will learn about workflow orchestration using open source tools like DataJoint and Flyte. 

Difficulty level: Intermediate
Duration: 22:36
Speaker: : Daniel Xenes

This tutorial introduces pipelines and methods to compute brain connectomes from fMRI data. With corresponding code and repositories, participants can follow along and learn how to programmatically preprocess, curate, and analyze functional and structural brain data to produce connectivity matrices. 

Difficulty level: Intermediate
Duration: 1:39:04

This lesson introduces the practical exercises which accompany the previous lessons on animal and human connectomes in the brain and nervous system. 

Difficulty level: Intermediate
Duration: 4:10
Speaker: : Dan Goodman

Learn how to create a standard extracellular electrophysiology dataset in NWB using Python.

Difficulty level: Intermediate
Duration: 23:10
Speaker: : Ryan Ly

Learn how to create a standard calcium imaging dataset in NWB using Python.

Difficulty level: Intermediate
Duration: 31:04
Speaker: : Ryan Ly

In this tutorial, you will learn how to create a standard intracellular electrophysiology dataset in NWB using Python.

Difficulty level: Intermediate
Duration: 20:23
Speaker: : Pamela Baker

Learn how to create a standard intracellular electrophysiology dataset in NWB.

Difficulty level: Intermediate
Duration: 20:22
Speaker: : Pamela Baker

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 lesson provides an overview of the CaImAn package, as well as a demonstration of usage with NWB.

Difficulty level: Intermediate
Duration: 44:37

This lesson gives an overview of the SpikeInterface package, including demonstration of data loading, preprocessing, spike sorting, and comparison of spike sorters.

Difficulty level: Intermediate
Duration: 1:10:28
Speaker: : Alessio Buccino

In this lesson, users will learn about the NWBWidgets package, including coverage of different data types, and information for building custom widgets within this framework.

Difficulty level: Intermediate
Duration: 47:15
Speaker: : Ben Dichter