Hi, I'm Eric Earl

and I'm a neuroinformaticist

A talk for Jesuit High School's Neuroscience Club

March 11, 2022

Questions I hope to answer

Questions I hope to answer

Neuroinformatics

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Thanks WordClouds.com and Wikipedia.org

Questions I hope to answer

Defacing

Anonymizing by removing the mouth, nose, ears, and eyes.

Pre-Processing

Preparing data for analysis by boosting the signal-to-noise ratio.

FIRMM Software

Co-invented Nous Imaging's real-time motion monitor for MRI.

Computing Team

Led the DCAN Labs Computing Team from 2016-2021.

Sharing

30%

Organization & Coordination

Processing & Analysis

Documentation

Data Management

Quality Control

20%

Visual Inspection

Versioning

Corrections

Publication

Data Projects & Skills

WRANGLING

50%

Computer Science & Logic

Extract, Transform, Load

Standards Compliance

Pipelines & Workflows

words of warning

Research assistants and software engineers (RA & RSE) are not paid as well in academia as in industry.

First, these are averages.

Second, it depends on education, degree(s), and experience.

Third, employer and region matter.

And finally, expertise.

 

~Online Psychology Degree Guide, June 2021

Questions I hope to answer

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Education

Reynolds High School,

University of Portland

2

Research

Portland VA Hospital,

Oregon Health & Science University

3

More Education

Portland State University

Computer Science & Math Post-baccalaureate, Statistics Masters, Systems Science Masters

5

Industry

Intertek,

Nous Imaging

6

More Research

NIMH Data Science & Sharing Team

4

Volunteering

BioData Club,

Alliance for Visible Diversity in Science

  • Ask for help
  • Sleep well day before
  • Arrive early
  • Thank after

Job App Tips

  • Leave work at work
  • Practice saying no
  • Teach and learn
  • Academia & Industry

Career tips

Try to program yourself out of a job.

– My Little Secret

Partner in crime

Kristen

My Team

Better at flying rockets

than Batman

Martha

15 year old cat who

acts like a kitten

Daisy

Questions I hope to answer

Hi, I'm Eric Earl

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