Research Associate

McGill University

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College of Pc Science (Professor Kaleem Siddiqi)

Place Abstract:

The analysis assistant will probably be accountable for performing form evaluation, high quality management and proofreading of machine studying EM segmentation output, experimental design, knowledge visualization, and scientific determine meeting for analysis

papers. A secondary position will probably be in supporting Pc Science Grasp’s and PhD college students engaged in form evaluation and automatic segmentation of astrocytes from serial part FIBSEM knowledge.

Major obligations:

  • Produce code for working with .OBJ recordsdata as volumetric knowledge for evaluation in MATLAB workflows.
  • Carry out knowledge mining and produce figures for components decomposition of astrocytes from a number of FIBSEM datasets.
  • Create reproducible code repository for the above-mentioned evaluation.
  • Produce and proofread prime quality coaching datasets for automated segmentation of astrocytes from uncooked serial part EM knowledge.
  • Create workflow for assessing high quality of automated astrocyte segmentation.
  • Assemble open supply knowledge units for additional testing astrocyte segmentation.
  • Put together figures for inclusion in a paper pertaining to astrocyte segmentation.


Looking for a multi-disciplinary analysis affiliate with experience in mobile neurobiology, astrocyte biology, quantity electron microscopy and form evaluation. Should be proficient in R, MATLAB, Blender, ImageJ, TrakEM2 and VAST. Minimal requirement of a PhD in Neuroscience or Pc Science, with desire for postdoctoral expertise in mobile neurobiology and quantity EM. Particular data of astrocyte ultrastructure in serial part EM will probably be an asset, as will expertise engaged on Pc Science/Cell Biology interdisciplinary initiatives. Expertise and schooling: Ph.D.

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Hourly Wage:


Hours per Week:

16 (Half time)


McConnell Eng. Bldg.



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