Director of Neuroimaging
office: NW 280.06
email: Randy_Buckner [at] harvard [dot] edu
The Director oversees the research and administrative activities of the facility. He supports Harvard faculty and students by providing scientific leadership and advice, facilitating research projects, and encouraging interdisciplinary collaborations among faculty in diverse fields.
office hours: Thu 1-3
The Neuroimaging Staff Clinician provides medical supervision for studies that require M.D. oversight [e.g., repetitive trans-cranial magnetic stimulation (rTMS)]. He also serves as an educational resource for students, formally by conducting lectures and workshops, and informally by providing expertise in clinical imaging, neuroanatomy, cognition, behavior and psychopharmacology.
Head of MR Physics
office: NW 295.08
email: rmair [at] fas [dot] harvard [dot] edu
office hours: Tue 10-12
The Head of MR Physics ensures the proper functioning of the scanner and assists research groups in obtaining the best possible MR data and in trouble-shooting problems with data acquisition. His research activities involve the development, application and impact of novel brain imaging techniques that address emerging research requirements and enhance MR imaging capabilities. Areas of interest include development of non-Gaussian diffusion MRI methods, assessment of novel functional MRI acquisition and detection methods, and pulse sequence programming.
Neuroimaging Staff Scientist
office: NW 280.13
email: smcmains [at] fas [dot] harvard [dot] edu
office hours: Mon & Wed 1-3
The Neuroimaging Staff Scientist provides assistance and instruction to facility users. Her areas of expertise range from experimental design to consenting and preparing subjects, operation of the scanner and other equipment, and archiving data to advanced data analysis methods. One of her primary roles is to consult, provide support and train investigators new to MRI research. She also assists in the daily operation of the facility.
Operations Director for Neuroimaging
office: NW B435.12
email: tmoran [at] fas [dot] harvard [dot] edu
The Operations Director provides general day-to-day oversight of facility operations and functioning. She sets and implements policies for the use and operation of the scanner and ensures a safe environment. She conducts safety and operational training sessions and certification examinations and consults on safety issues. She is the first point-of-contact for problems with the scanner or other equipment and for questions regarding procedures.
W. Caroline West
Associate Director for Neuroimaging
office: NW 295.07
email:wcwest [at] fas [dot] harvard [dot] edu
The Associate Director facilitates the operations, procedures, and research activities of the facility and manages its finances. She is the contact person for new investigators and students. She assists investigators in obtaining funding, IRB approval, and access to the facility. She coordinates training opportunities and educational programs in neuroimaging and advises students interested in neuroimaging research.
Neuroinformatics Research Group (NRG website)
The Neuroinformatics Research Group is responsible for the architecture, design, and implementation of the software and hardware computational framework. They are available to help users with XNAT/CBSCentral, DICOM file processing, NiFTI-1 file processing, Python, Perl, PHP, C/C++, shell scripting, time series analysis, client-server application development, hardware purchase/implementation questions as well as database design, implementation and usage. Their primary interests are in applied computer science and information technology that drive neuroscience and genetics.
office hours: Mon, Tue, Wed, Fri 2-4
Neuroinformatics Software Developer
office: NW 295.10
email: tokeefe [at] nmr [dot] mgh [dot] harvard [dot] edu
vpetrov [at] nmr [dot] mgh [dot] harvard [dot] edu ( )
The NCF team are members of FAS Research Computing. They provide support for all NCF computing, workstations, file storage and LSF queue management. They work in close collaboration with the Neuroimaging Core and Neuroinformatics Research Group to meet the technical needs of our investigators. During office hours the NCF Systems and Network Administrator provides one-on-one training and troubleshooting for NCF users.
office hours: Tue & Thu 1-3
NW Room 280.09
FAS Department of Psychology
FAS Department of Human Evolutionary Biology
FAS Department of Organismic and Evolutionary Biology
Athinoula A Martinos Center for Biomedical Imaging
Peggy St. Jacques
Eun Young Choi
Juan Manual Contreras
Su Keun Jeong
Sarah Hope Lincoln
B.T. Thomas Yeo