Delegates from Beijing Xuanwu Hospital visit the MCIN

At a recent conference held at the Montreal Neurological Institute, delegates from the Beijing Xuanwu Hospital paid a visit to the MCIN and experienced the BigBrain.

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MCIN teams up with Cancer Computer

Cancer Computer recently donated and installed a high-throughput compute cluster at McGill University to support the Ludmer Centre for Neuroinformatics & Mental Health. The previously used servers were donated to Cancer Computer by corporate partners upgrading their own equipment and will help advance omics-based research in both brain health and cancer. The Ludmer Centre will …

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HBM 2020 Promotional Video

HBM 2020 will be hosted in Montreal. Watch the newly released promotional video.

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Alan Evans honoured for his lifetime contribution to the field of neuroimaging

The Organization for Human Brain Mapping, the largest international scientific society for neuroimaging-based brain research, has honoured Prof. Alan C. Evans with its Glass Brain Award The award, presented to Evans at the 2019 OHBM congress in Rome, recognizes lifetime achievement in the use of brain mapping to make significant discoveries about the human brain. read the …

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CONP Annual Meeting 2019

The Canadian Open Neuroscience Platform is hosting their annual meeting in the Royal Canadian Military Institute, Toronto. This meeting will cover the work completed to date, as well as the future aims and goals. Demo video of the CONP portal prototype More information about this annual meeting can be found on the conp.ca website.

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Visitors from the CEA experience the BigBrain

On April 24 2019, the Montreal Neuro hosted visitors from the Centre D’Education des Adultes. During their visit, the groups had a chance to experience the BigBrain at the MCIN.

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Bavarian Delegation experiences the BigBrain

On April 15, 2019, The Neuro welcomed members of the Bavarian Delegation who were in Montreal to learn about Artificial Intelligence and the Future of Universities. The visitors toured the BigBrain, part of Alan Evan’s lab, The Neuro’s Open Biobank and Early Drug Discovery Platform, the new 7T MRI, and the Network Neuroscience lab of …

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FPGA Workshop held at McGill University

On April 3 and 4th at McGill University, an Intel training workshop on how to accelerate computational science through the use of Field Programmable Gate Arrays (FPGAs) was held. The event was sponsored by Dell/EMC, Intel, and the Healthy Brains for Healthy Lives Neurohub Project and over the two days experts from Intel gave scientists …

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Students from Marianopolis College visit the Neuro

On January 16th, students from Marianopolis College toured the Neruo and experienced the BigBrain.

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Representatives from Logitech Visit the MCIN

On Monday November 26th, representatives from Logitech visited the MCIN and experienced the BigBrain.

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Road to 200: Can big data help explain how our brains work?

Event date: November 13, 2018 (Registration required. Please follow link below) Alumni, friends and students are invited to a public symposium highlighting the powerful research at McGill’s Ludmer Centre for Neuroinformatics & Mental Health. Five Ludmer Centre researchers will take five minutes each to share how their work is shaping our understanding of mental illness …

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Dr. Alan Evans awarded the CRCQ prix du Mentor

Dr Alan Evans was awarded the CRCQ prix du Mentor for his years of contribution in training and mentoring scientists, researchers, and developers from a variety of industries; many of which have themselves moved on to great achievements. Le prix du Mentor du CRCQ est remis annuellement à un chercheur dont l’envergure du mentorat fut …

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CONP Student Scholar Program

Open to graduate students or students doing an advanced degrees Award for a period of up to 1 year (possibility of renewal)​ Awards of up to $25,000 CAD/year​ Application Deadline: November 30th, 2018 @ 23:59 Contact: scholarships@conp.ca​ The CONP is pleased to announce the first edition of its Student Scholar Program that will support and …

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Workshop prepares young researchers to be smart users of machine learning tools

Young scientists in the field of cognitive neuroscience got expert guidance and hands-on training in machine learning at a workshop organized by Healthy Brains for Healthy Lives (HBHL) and the McGill Centre for Integrative Neuroscience (MCIN), from October 15 to 17. Lesson number one: Beware of the buzz. Read the full article

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HBHL 3-Day Workshop: Machine Learning for the Cognitive Neurosciences

Machine Learning for the Cognitive Neurosciences When: Oct 15 – 17 2018 Where: Carrefour Sherbrooke, 475 Sherbrooke Street West 2nd floor Ballroom, Montréal, Québec. Cost: Free (Registration required) Guest speakers include: Tal Yarkoni Robb Brown Hervé Lombaert Karim Jerbi, Team of experts from Compute Canada. On October 15th, 16th, and 17th, 2018, the McGill University …

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INCF 2018 Hackathon

The neuroinformatics teams from McGill University, Concordia University, and the University of Montreal hosted the 2018 Neuroinformatics Hackathon. With an emphasis on interoperability between tools, datasets, sharing platforms, and standards used in neuroscience research, participants at the Informatics Hackathon came to learn, develop proposals, implement solutions, and engage in training. The aim of the event …

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CONP Research Scholar Program

Open to applicants with advanced degrees Award for a period of up to 1 year (possibility of renewal)​ Awards of up to $50,000 CAD/year​ Application Deadline: October 1st 2018 @ 23:59​ Contact: scholarships@conp.ca​ The Canadian Open Neuroscience Platform (CONP) is proud to offer a unique scholarship opportunity for graduate level and post-doctoral researchers who want …

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Ludmer Centre takes open science to the next level

Since arriving at McGill and the Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital more than 30 years ago, Alan Evans has helped the University and its network of affiliated hospitals build one of the world’s largest infrastructures of neuroscience research – from the high-resolution Big Brain atlas to supercomputing data-storage technology. These developments and others by his fellow researchers …

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Delegates from Taiwan visit the MCIN

On June 1st, delegates from Taiwan experienced the Big Brain on their visit to the Neuro.

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HBHL Symposium 2018

On May 10th the Healthy Brains for Healthy Lives symposium was held at the Neuro. HBHL’s annual Symposium is designed to showcase the vision, deliverables, overall goals and research priorities of HBHL’s four research themes and five subcommittees, as well as its collaborative efforts with other partner institutions. The symposium unites participants from different universities, institutions and other organizations to interact …

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