MRtrix3 provides a comprehensive set of tools to perform diffusion-weighted MRI white matter tractography in the presence of crossing fibres, using spherical deconvolution, and a probabilistic streamlines algorithm.
Dr. Jacques-Donald Tournier (Division of Imaging Sciences & Biomedical Engineering, King’s College London) – architect and lead developer of MRtrix3
Dr. Ben Jeurissen (Vision Lab, Dept. of Physics, University of Antwerp) – contributor of MRtrix3
This course is aimed at neuroscience researchers new to the MRtrix3 toolbox (no previous experience required) and want to learn how to process their diffusion MRI data using MRtrix3. Attendees are invited to bring their own laptop and data sets. The course is primarily aimed at researchers from Belgian research institutes (and will only be advertised there).
We strongly recommend that people with no previous experience of UNIX read at least the first 5 sections of A Basic UNIX Tutorial. In particular you should know how to navigate and manipulate the filesystem and run basic shell commands.
23 September 2015
09.30-10.30: Basic concepts of diffusion MRI, spherical deconvolution and fiber tractography – Ben Jeurissen
10.45-11.45: Introduction to MRtrix3 – Jacques-Donald Tournier
13.00-14.30: Interactive demonstration on provided data set – Jacques-Donald Tournier
14.45-16.45: Playing with your own data sets or further exploring the provided data set – Jacques-Donald Tournier & Ben Jeurissen
A fee of 50 euro (lunch included) will be charged to cover for the expenses.