The BrainMap Development Team

The BrainMap database is supported by the NIMH (2R01-MH074457) awarded to Peter Fox, M.D. of the Research Imaging Institute at the University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio, Texas and Angie Laird, Ph.D. of Flordia International University. Please email Dr. Fox or Dr. Laird if you would like to discuss your ideas for collaboration on the development of meta-analysis tools and neuroinformatics database strategies.

      

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Jack Lancaster, Ph.D. is a Professor and Chief of the Biomedical Image Analysis Division (BIAD) at the Research Imaging Institute. Jack is an expert in spatial normalization techniques and developed the coordinate conversion algorithm, icbm2tal (Lancaster transform), to accurately compare Talairach and MNI coordinates archived in BrainMap.

Michaela Robertson is a Research Scientist at the Research Imaging Institute. She is also responsible for the initial review of incoming BrainMap submission files. Email Michaela if you have any questions regarding the submission details of a particular paper, or if you would like more information on how to submit a paper to our database.

Angela Uecker is a Database Administrator - Senior at the Research Imaging Institute. She is responsible for the development of Scribe and maintenance of the Oracle database that contains all of BrainMap's meta-data and coordinate data. Email Angela if you have any questions regarding the software Scribe, our database structure, or this website.

Mick Fox is a Applications Programmer - Intermediate at the Research Imaging Institute. He is responsible for the development of Sleuth and GingerALE. Email Mick if you have any questions regarding these software applications and their relevant algorithms.

Kim Ray was a BrainMap Research Assistant from June 2009 to August 2010. She is currently a graduate student in UTHSCSA's Radiological Sciences Graduate Program. Her research focuses on neuroinformatics and text mining applications using the BrainMap database, supervised by Dr. Angie Laird.

Maria Nella Nicho is a BrainMap Research Assistant. She has a master's degree in Applied Cognition and Neuroscience. She is responsible for analyzing and coding of structural and functional research papers, assisting in a variety of scientific experiments and research projects, collecting, evaluating and interpreting data for clinical and diagnostic research.

Iliana Sanchez is BrainMap Research Assistant. She is responsible for review and coding of BrainMap files into the database and for analyzing and coding of structural and functional research papers. She assists in scientific experiments and research projects, and collects, evaluates and interprets data for clinical and diagnostic research. She is currently a student of the Biology Masters Program at the University of Texas at San Antonio.

BrainMap Alumni

Juan Saenz was a BrainMap Research Assistant from October 2010 to May 2013. He is enrolled in Medical School at The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston and will start in the Fall of 2013.


Sabina Gonzales was a BrainMap Research Assistant from October 2007 to August 2009. She is currently a graduate student in UTHSCSA's Radiological Sciences Graduate Program. Her research focuses on auditory feedback in voice disorders using functional magnetic resonance imaging and transcranial magnetic stimulation, supervised by Dr. Don Robin.

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