National Brain Mapping Lab

Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging (fMRI) workshop

Time 2021-05-16
Price 480,000 Tomans

NBML will hold:

Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging (fMRI) workshop


Dr. Vahid MALEKIAN, Instiute of Neurology, University College London (UCL)

Ms. Shaghayegh KARIMI (Eng.), in charge of MRI Section, NBML

Ms. Hengame MARZBANI (Eng.), in charge of Image Processing Section, NBML

Mr. Majid SABERI (Eng.), in charge of High Performance Computing Server Department, NBML

Outlines taught in theoretical section are as follows (8 hours , Distance (online) Learning):

  • Introduction to MRI machine
  • Physical Principles of MRI
  • Physical Principles of FMRI
  • Physiology and origin of signal in FMRI
  • Different methods of obtaining data in a FMRI test
  • Introduction of FMRI pulses sequences
  • Introduction to ancillary hardware of obtaining FMRI data
  • Practical and critical tips in the studies on FMRI
  • Introduction to software and methods of processing images and data of FMRI

Outlines taught in practical part are as follows (14 hours,  In-person training ):

  • Visiting equipment and tools of MRI section and introduction to each one's function and performance
  • Visiting ancillary equipment related to functional data obtaining and introduction to each one's function
  • Practical training of all procedures of designing a FMRI test
  • Practical training of setting up imaging parameters in obtaining data related to FMRI
  • Practical training of the process of obtaining FMRI data sample
  • Introduction to Linux and working with the Linux Command Line
  • Computing server applying and connecting
  • Introduction to parallel processing of fMRI images preprocessing
  • Introduction to software for analyzing fMRI images
  • Introduction to different types of tasks in task-fMRI studies
  • Complete pre-processing and analysis of a task-fMRI data on the computing server

The Course Duration: 22hours

 Course Start Time: May 16, 2021

- The link for joining to webinar will be sent via email