Michigan Neuroimaging Initiative


There are a variety of consulting services available. The following are some of the groups that offer consulting services that may be of use.

Neuroimaging consulting

General consulting on computer use, computing resources on campus, data management, software installation and use, etc., and questions about who to contact or whether there is help should be sent to michigan-nii-help@umich.edu

Professional and technical staff

Andrew Jahn

Andrew Jahn has a PhD from Indiana University and is the author of the popular Andy’s Brain Blog. Andy can provide consulting and assistance on experimental design, interpretation of results, and analysis of fMRI data (with the packages SPM, FSL, AFNI), volumetric data (with FreeSurfer), and DTI data (with TBSS).

Andy gave a very nice introduction to his consulting areas, his role, and to the NII in general, at the Psychiatry department as part of the first meeting of the Neuroimaging Methocs journal club that meets at the Rachel Upjohn building.

Office: 1265 East Hall
Walk-in consulting hours: Tue, noon–4:00 PM and Wed, 9:00 AM–noon

Krisanne Litinas

Krisanne Litinas is on the technical staff of the UM fRMI Laboratory. Krisanne is one of the maintainers of the Lab’s preprocessing stream, and can provide consulting on preprocessing, data management, issues with image quality assurance and control.

Office: fMRI Laboratory

Michigan Neuroimaging Methods Core

The Michigan Neuroimaging Methods Core provides high-level neuroimaging support to University of Michigan investigators. For those with access to the Methods Core software, they also provide assistance working with it.

Web site: http://methodscore.psych.med.umich.edu/home
E-Mail: MethodsCoreHelp@umich.edu


Consulting for Statistics, Computing and Analytics Research (CSCAR) provides consulting on statistics, programming (MATLAB, Python, R), statistical software (SAS, SPSS, Stata), and problems that fall under the rubric of data science or big data.

Web site: http://cscar.research.umich.edu/

E-Mail: stats-consulting@umich.edu

Advanced Research Computing

Advanced Research Computing (ARC) provides consulting use of the ARC computing clusters, and can help you locate appropriate resources for data storage that is network-accesible.

Web site: http://arc.umich.edu/

E-Mail: arc-support@umich.edu