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Event Type:  Lecture (This is an NIH Science event)
Title:  Citizen Science and Crowdsourcing in Neuroscience: Embracing Web Technology for More Open and Collaborative Science
Description:  Despite rapid advances in automation and machine learning there remain many tasks in biomedical science that require intensive manual work from domain experts. New web technologies have made it possible to distribute these tasks across large numbers of volunteers throughout the world. Early successes with protein folding have spurred additional projects in neuron labelling and tracing. More recently the brain imaging community has begun to explore crowdsourcing for anatomical segmentation and labelling. Dr. Kesavan will discuss her recent work building these tools as well as a new collaborative project with the NIMH Data Science and Sharing Team.
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Sunday, August 13, 2017   1:00pm - 2:00pm Add To Outlook Calendar     Add To iCal Calendar     Add To Entourage Calendar
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Name:   Anisha Keshavan
Organization:   Department of Neurology, UCSF
City/Province:   San Francisco
State:   California
Country:   USA

Organization(s):  [NIH] National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) - FMRIF, DIRP NIMH

Location:  On the main NIH Campus
Building:  Building 10 (Clinical Center)
Room:  Lipsett Amphitheatre
Street Address:  10 Center Drive
City:  Bethesda
State:  Maryland
Zip Code:  20892

Name:   Adam Thomas
Phone:   301-402-6351
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