HACKATHON Open Science in Action: Approaches to Genetics, Brain Imaging & Polygenic Risk Scores

Date(s) - 21/11/2019
9:00 am - 6:00 pm

Thomson House


The Hackathon will bring together faculty and trainees from institutes across Montreal who are interested in collaborative coding projects in the imaging genetic field and polygenic risk score (PRS) development. See the Ludmer Centre Website for more information

FREE – Registration via Eventbrite.

Who: Open to university faculty, students and staff across Montreal area who are interested in neuroinformatics.

Languages: English & French

Required skills: Familiarity or interest in at least one of the following: programming in {Python, MATLAB, R, Unix}, neuroscience, data sharing, metadata, interoperability, and scientific computing.

The Hackathon is part of two open-science symposiums:

  • Open Science in Action: Inaugural Symposium, 18 November 2019 – see website for details.
  • Polygenic Scores & Brain Imaging Symposium, 20 November, 2019 – see website for details.

Contact: Tel: 514 398-3956; Email: jean-baptiste.poline@mcgill.ca