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A brief overview of the Python programming language, with an emphasis on tools relevant to data scientists. This lecture was part of the 2018 Neurohackademy, a 2-week hands-on summer institute in neuroimaging and data science held at the University of Washington eScience Institute.

Difficulty level: Beginner
Duration: 1:16:36
Speaker: : Tal Yarkoni
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Agah Karakuzu takes a spaghetti script written in MATLAB and turns it into understandable and reusable code living happily in a powerful GitHub repository.

Difficulty level: Beginner
Duration: 02:08:19
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A quick walkthrough the Tidyverse, an "opinionated" collection of R packages designed for data science.  Includes the use of readr, dplyr, tidyr, and ggplot2.

Difficulty level: Beginner
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This lecture covers the linking neuronal activity to behavior using AI-based online detection. 

Difficulty level: Beginner
Duration: 30:39

Much like neuroinformatics, data science uses techniques from computational science to derive meaningful results from large complex datasets. In this session, we will explore the relationship between neuroinformatics and data science, by emphasizing a range of data science approaches and activities, ranging from the development and application of statistical methods, through the establishment of communities and platforms, and through the implementation of open-source software tools. Rather than rigid distinctions, in the data science of neuroinformatics, these activities and approaches intersect and interact in dynamic ways. Together with a panel of cutting-edge neuro-data-scientist speakers, we will explore these dynamics

 

This lecture covers self-supervision as it relates to neural data tasks and the Mine Your Own vieW (MYOW) approach.

Difficulty level: Beginner
Duration: 25:50
Speaker: : Eva Dyer

Estefany Suárez 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.

Difficulty level: Beginner
Duration: 01:22:18
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Jake Vogel gives a hands-on, Jupyter-notebook-based tutorial to apply machine learning in Python to brain-imaging data.

 

The lesson was presented in the context of the BrainHack School 2020.

Difficulty level: Beginner
Duration: 02:13:53
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Gael Varoquaux presents some advanced machine learning algorithms for neuroimaging, while addressing some real-world considerations related to data size and type.

 

The lesson was presented in the context of the BrainHack School 2020.

Difficulty level: Beginner
Duration: 01:17:14
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Dr. Guangyu Robert Yang describes how Recurrent Neural Networks (RNNs) trained with machine learning techniques on cognitive tasks have become a widely accepted tool for neuroscientists. In comparison to traditional computational models in neuroscience, RNNs can offer substantial advantages at explaining complex behavior and neural activity patterns. Their use allows rapid generation of mechanistic hypotheses for cognitive computations. RNNs further provide a natural way to flexibly combine bottom-up biological knowledge with top-down computational goals into network models. However, early works of this approach are faced with fundamental challenges. In this talk, Dr. Guangyu Robert Yang discusses some of these challenges, and several recent steps that we took to partly address them and to build next-generation RNN models for cognitive neuroscience.​

Difficulty level: Beginner
Duration: 00:51:12
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Overview of the content for Day 1 of this course.

Difficulty level: Beginner
Duration: 00:01:59
Speaker: : Tristan Shuman

Best practices: the tips and tricks on how to get your Miniscope to work and how to get your experiments off the ground.

Difficulty level: Beginner
Duration: 00:53:34

"Balancing size & function in compact miniscopes" was presented by Tycho Hoogland at the 2021 Virtual Miniscope Workshop as part of a series of talks by leading Miniscope users and developers.

Difficulty level: Beginner
Duration: 00:21:51

"Computational imaging for miniature miniscopes" was presented by Laura Waller at the 2021 Virtual Miniscope Workshop as part of a series of talks by leading Miniscope users and developers.

Difficulty level: Beginner
Duration: 00:17:56

"Online 1-photon vs 2-photon calcium imaging data analysis: Current developments and future plans" was presented by Andrea Giovannucci at the 2021 Virtual Miniscope Workshop as part of a series of talks by leading Miniscope users and developers.

Difficulty level: Beginner
Duration: 00:21:06

"Ensemble fluidity supports memory flexibility during spatial reversal" was presented by William Mau at the 2021 Virtual Miniscope Workshop as part of a series of talks by leading Miniscope users and developers.

Difficulty level: Beginner
Duration: 00:19:43

How to start processing the raw imaging data generated with a Miniscope, including developing a usable pipeline and demoing the Minion pipeline

Difficulty level: Beginner
Duration: 00:57:26

The direction of miniature microscopes, including both MetaCell and other groups.

Difficulty level: Beginner
Duration: 00:49:16

Overview of the content for Day 2 of this course.

Difficulty level: Beginner
Duration: 00:11:01
Speaker: : Tristan Shuman

Summary and closing remarks for this three-day course.

Difficulty level: Beginner
Duration: 00:04:56
Speaker: : Stephen Larson

This lecture covers infrared LED oblique illumination for studying neuronal circuits in in vitro block-preparations of the spinal cord and brain stem.

Difficulty level: Beginner
Duration: 25:16
Speaker: : Péter Szucs