Crowdsourcing software for neuronal morphometric analysis - NSCI 396 Undergraduate Research Project Application Form

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.