Yaroslav O. Halchenko

Founding Director
Ph.D. in Computer Science, neuroimaging research (AKA data) scientist, official Debian developer, member of INCF neuroimaging task force -- Yaroslav is a lead of PyMVPA, NeuroDebian, DataLad and other projects.

James V. Haxby

The director of the Dartmouth Brain Imaging Center (DBIC), Center for Cognitive Neuroscience (CCN), and the Evans Family Distinguished Professor at Dartmouth. Dr.Haxby has an outstanding history of developing and disseminating in the open novel research methodologies, as well as influential datasets.

Matteo Visconti di Oleggio Castello

Ph.D. Student
Ph.D. student in Cognitive Neuroscience at Dartmouth, holds a M.Sc. in Cognitive Science from the University of Trento, Italy and a degree in Mathematics from the University of Torino, Italy. Co-developer of the DueCredit project.

Samuel Nastase

Ph.D. Student
Ph.D. student in Cognitive Neuroscience at Dartmouth. Avid PyMVPA user and NeuroDebian exhibitor at recent SfN and OHBM conferences.


Michael Hanke

University of Magdeburg, Germany
Formerly a visiting post-doctoral research at Dr.Haxby's lab, now a J.-Prof., one of the first Psychoinformaticians, official Debian developer, member of INCF neuroimaging task force -- he is an old-time collaborator and a lead of PyMVPA, NeuroDebian, DataLad and other projects.

Nikolaas N. Oosterhof

University of Trento, Italy
Ph.D. in Psychology, master's degrees in Computer Science, Cognitive Science, and Philosophy of Science, Technology and Society. Developer of PyMVPA, promoter of NeuroDebian, and contributor to other projects.

Matthew Brett

University of California, Berkeley
Neurologist, neuroimaging methods guru, early proponent of reproducible practice and in-depth understanding of the used analysis methodologies, lead of Neuroimaging in Python community and some of its popular software (NiPy and NiBabel) projects and infrastructural solutions, such as Nibotmi which we are contributing to.

Joey Hess

Independent Guru
Joey's own introduction "I'm Joey Hess and I write programs" conceals his paramount role in establishing the core of the Debian distribution (debhelper, debian-installer, debconf, pristine-tar, etc.) and his work on variety of other software projects, such as git-annex which we rely upon in the DataLad project.

Benjamin Poldrack

University of Magdeburg, Germany
Works on the DataLad project.

Affiliated Faculty

Jeremy Rothman Manning

Assistant Professor
Jeremy is an Assistant Professor of Psychological and Brain Sciences at Dartmouth and directs the Contextual Dynamics Lab. He enjoys thinking about brains, non-brain brain-related things (e.g. zombies), computers, annoying-to-solve puzzles, and cats.

Matthijs (Matt) van der Meer

Assistant Professor
Matt is an Assistant Professor of Psychological and Brain Sciences at Dartmouth. His lab studies how ensembles of neurons across multiple brain areas organize experience in the service of adaptive behavior.

Collaborators in training

Oliver Contier

University of Magdeburg, Germany
Masters student in Psychology / Cognitive Neuroscience at the University of Magdeburg. Oliver started his enthusiasm for open science as an intern at Dartmouth College where he enjoyed a summer full of fMRI data analysis. His current goal is to provide his University with a fully reproducible Masters thesis. Naturally, the perfect way to do it is by using - and contributing to - open software frameworks.


Jason Gors

Pythonista and heavy user of open-source offerings. Works on the DataLad project.

Gergana Alteva

Barnard College, Columbia Unviersity
A CS undergraduate from Columbia, worked on the DataLad project as a developer intern at Dartmouth in the summer of 2016. "This internship not only made me a contributor to a cool open source project, but through it I gained valuable experience in software development teamwork and tools (Git/GitHub, Travis, etc) which later made academic presentation of the same materials actually make sense and gave me a leg up in my courses. It was an incredible opportunity to work with and learn from such accomplished developers."

Collaborating projects

Projects for which we provide our "services" and have established push/pull relationship with.

AFNI biosig Brian Dipy FreeIPMI Freenect FreeSurfer FSL HCP Impressive MDP mne-python Nibabel Neo NiPy Nipype Nitime Nuitka OpenfMRI openpyxl opensesame Pandas patsy PsychoPy Psychtoolbox PyNN Pysurfer seaborn scikit-image scikit-learn Spykeviewer statsmodels Stimfit Utopia Documents XNAT


Neuroimaging tools and resources clearinghouse
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