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This lesson continues with the second workshop on reproducible science, focusing on additional open source tools for researchers and data scientists, such as the R programming language for data science, as well as associated tools like RStudio and R Markdown. Additionally, users are introduced to Python and iPython notebooks, Google Colab, and are given hands-on tutorials on how to create a Binder environment, as well as various containers in Docker and Singularity.

Difficulty level: Beginner
Duration: 1:16:04

This lesson contains both a lecture and a tutorial component. The lecture (0:00-20:03 of YouTube video) discusses both the need for intersectional approaches in healthcare as well as the impact of neglecting intersectionality in patient populations. The lecture is followed by a practical tutorial in both Python and R on how to assess intersectional bias in datasets. Links to relevant code and data are found below. 

Difficulty level: Beginner
Duration: 52:26

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

This is a tutorial on using the open-source software PRSice to calculate a set of polygenic risk scores (PRS) for a study sample. Users will also learn how to read PRS into R, visualize distributions, and perform basic association analyses. 

Difficulty level: Intermediate
Duration: 1:53:34
Speaker: : Dan Felsky

This is a tutorial introducing participants to the basics of RNA-sequencing data and how to analyze its features using Seurat. 

Difficulty level: Intermediate
Duration: 1:19:17
Speaker: : Sonny Chen

This tutorial demonstrates how to perform cell-type deconvolution in order to estimate how proportions of cell-types in the brain change in response to various conditions. While these techniques may be useful in addressing a wide range of scientific questions, this tutorial will focus on the cellular changes associated with major depression (MDD). 

Difficulty level: Intermediate
Duration: 1:15:14
Speaker: : Keon Arbabi

This is a tutorial on how to simulate neuronal spiking in brain microcircuit models, as well as how to analyze, plot, and visualize the corresponding data. 

Difficulty level: Intermediate
Duration: 1:39:50
Speaker: : Frank Mazza

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 is a tutorial on designing a Bayesian inference model to map belief trajectories, with emphasis on gaining familiarity with Hierarchical Gaussian Filters (HGFs).

 

This lesson corresponds to slides 65-90 of the PDF below. 

Difficulty level: Intermediate
Duration: 1:15:04
Speaker: : Daniel Hauke

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

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
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This lesson gives a quick walkthrough the Tidyverse, an "opinionated" collection of R packages designed for data science, including the use of readr, dplyr, tidyr, and ggplot2.

Difficulty level: Beginner
Duration: 1:01:39
Speaker: : Thomas Mock

This lesson provides a hands-on tutorial for generating simulated brain data within the EBRAINS ecosystem. 

Difficulty level: Beginner
Duration: 32:58
Speaker: : Jil Meier