Supervisor's Name: Ed Ruthazer
Supervisor's Email: edward.ruthazer [at] mcgill.ca
Supervisor's Phone: 514-398-4022
Supervisor's Website: http://ruthazerlab.mcgill.ca/
Supervisor's department: Physiology; Neurology and Neurosurgery
Course number: NSCI 396 (Neuroscience)
Term: Fall 2015-2016
Project start date: Friday, September 4, 2015
Project end date: Monday, December 7, 2015
Project title: Crowdsourcing software for neuronal morphometric analysis
Project description (50-100 words suggested): Software project to crowdsource neuron reconstruction from two-photon images to a smartphone app to permit and control parallel and internally validated image processing by end users.
Prerequisite: 1 term completed at McGill + CGPA of 3.0 or higher; or permission of instructor.
Grading scheme (The final report must be worth at least 50% of final grade): Performance 50% and final written report 50%
Project status: This project is taken; however students may contact the professor to discuss other possible '396' projects this term.
Ethics, safety, and training: Supervisors are responsible for the ethics and safety compliance of undergraduate students. This project involves NEITHER animal subjects, nor human subjects, nor biohazardous substances, nor radioactive materials, nor handling chemicals, nor using lasers.