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IIC Seminar reminder - May 10, 2006

From: Tim Clark <twclark@nmr.mgh.harvard.edu>
Date: Wed, 10 May 2006 08:28:28 -0400
To: Mindlist@mind-informatics.org, all@nmr.mgh.harvard.edu, public-semweb-lifesci@w3.org
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> Title: 	Building Informatics Tools for Brain Imaging Research
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> Speakers:	
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> Randy Buckner, Professor of Psychology, Center for Brain Science,  
> Harvard University, Faculty, Martinos Center for Biomedical 					 
> Imaging, Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute
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> Daniel Marcus, Research Assistant Professor, Mallinckrodt Institute  
> of Radiology, Washington University School of Medicine
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> Date:		Wednesday, May 10, 2006
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> Time: 		3:30pm, refreshments at 3:15pm
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> Location:	60 Oxford Street, room 330
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> Abstract:
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> Brain research presents sufficient computing challenges that it has  
> spawned its own branch of informatics: neuroinformatics.  In the  
> realm of brain imaging, in particular, these challenges include  
> vast quantities of data, intensive processing and analysis, complex  
> spatial frames, sensitive longitudinal patient data, and  
> integration with a range of related measures.
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> In this talk, Drs. Randy Buckner and Daniel Marcus will discuss the  
> Extensible Neuroimaging Archive Toolkit (XNAT), an open source  
> multi-university collaborative project being developed to address  
> these issues. XNAT’s secure web-based interface provides users with  
> tools to store, manage, explore, visualize, download, and share  
> their data.  Through the use of these tools, an organized workflow  
> emerges that carries a project from data acquisition and quality  
> control through collaboration and public access. XNAT is currently  
> being deployed by a number of universities and research  
> communities, including the Biomedical Informatics Research Network  
> (BIRN).
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> The future of XNAT will also be discussed, including the  
> development of links to related neuroinformatics and bioinformatics  
> tools. The broad deployment and interoperation of these tools will  
> provide a distributed data and computational infrastructure to  
> support the anticipated emergence of a new class of high  
> throughput, highly integrated and collaborative brain research.
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> For more information please visit iic.harvard.edu/events.php
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