BIDS Info/Help session presentation

June 29, 2018

Stanford Center for Reproducible Neuroscience held a BIDS info/help session on the Stanford University campus on June 29, 2018. We are making the slides used for the presentation available for all to review and look through. This presentation was used to introduce the attendees to BIDS, go through the different modality templates covered by BIDS, […]

BIDS Tutorial Series: HeuDiConv Walkthrough

May 17, 2018

Introduction Welcome back to the next tutorial in the tutorial series “Getting Started with BIDS”. In this tutorial, we will be utilizing an off-the-shelf solution called HeuDiConv. This tutorial will illustrate a detailed step-by-step guide on how to use HeuDiConv. The guide will take one subject and iteratively add one session at a time until the […]

BIDS Tutorial Series: Automate the Introductory Walkthrough

February 22, 2018

Introduction Welcome to part 1B of the tutorial series “Getting Started with BIDS”. This tutorial will illustrate how one can automate the conversation of DICOMs into a valid BIDS dataset. This tutorial will follow the same workflow detailed in part 1A of this tutorial series. We will be using DICOMs from the Nathan Kline Institute (NKI) […]

BIDS Tutorial Series: Introductory Walkthrough

February 22, 2018

Introduction Welcome to part 1A of the tutorial series “Getting Started with BIDS”. The tutorial series will introduce you to converting brain data into the BIDS organizational standard, provide an example of how to convert a dataset into BIDS (manually and an automated solution), and examine different off-the-shelf automated solutions. This tutorial will show a […]

OpenfMRI becomes OpenNeuro

February 14, 2018

Six months ago we launched a new platform for sharing and analyzing neuroimaging data – Over 600 users have registered on the platform since it launched, helping us test all of the new exciting features (such as client-side BIDS dataset validation, resumable uploads, and running analysis apps). We are now ready to make OpenNeuro […]

OpenNeuro App Highlights: ndmg-d

November 28, 2017

This post is part of a series of blog posts highlighting image analysis apps available on the platform. It was contributed by Greg Kiar. Welcome to part one of a two-part spotlight on an original BIDS App [1], Neurodata’s MRI to graphs (ndmg; pronounced nutmeg) pipeline for connectome estimation. The ndmg pipeline (made in Python, hosted […]

Response to Next-Generation Data Science Challenges in Health and Biomedicine RFI

November 1, 2017

Text of the Request for Information call: Recent years have proven that two components are essential for artificial intelligence breakthroughs: large, rich datasets and advanced algorithms. Advances in machine vision (especially object recognition) are a great example of this. The substantial increase in the accuracy of those systems was only possible due to availability of […]

OpenNeuro App Highlights: MAGeT-Brain

October 2, 2017

This is a first episode of a series of blog posts highlighting image analysis apps available on the platform. This piece was contributed by Gabriel A. Devenyi and Mallar Chakravarty. New to the OpenNeuro platform is the automatic structural segmentation pipeline MAGeT-Brain. Coming along with the pipeline are 5 expertly-segmented atlas/label combinations, at 0.3 mm isotropic, […]

Announcing the OpenNeuro platform – Open and Reproducible Science as a Service

June 26, 2017

We are pleased to announce that the OpenNeuro platform is now available for users at  This platform represents the culmination of more than two years of work by the members of our center working closely with Squishymedia and supported by the Laura and John Arnold Foundation.  Here we would like to provide an overview […]

Accepted projects for the 2nd CRN Coding Sprint

June 6, 2017

A few weeks ago we made an open call for applications for the 2nd CRN Coding Sprint. We received an overwhelming number of excellent applications. So many of the submitted projects exceeded our expectations we decided to sponsor more participants than initially planned. Here is the final list of accepted projects: Automate creation of BIDS-MEG […]

2nd Annual CRN Coding Sprint – open call for applications

April 17, 2017

Stanford Center for Reproducible Neuroscience is proud to announce an open call for applications to the 2nd Annual Coding Sprint. Following the success of last year’s sprint, this year we will be focusing on three topics: Adding support for producing compatible outputs (BIDS Derivatives) to existing BIDS Apps for preprocessing. Containerizing and adding support for […]