Starter Kit - Prof. Yaniv Assaf's lab
Our lab focuses on developing new tools, methods & models in Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI).
Getting in pace with the work in our lab requires some knowledge & skills.
It is recommended to be familiar with the following research and methods, in order to get a head start on our practice.
Please go through the following items before applying to join our lab.
Please read & be familiar with the following research.
(Press the links to open the articles)
- Diffusion tensor imaging (DTI)-based white matter mapping in brain research: a review
Assaf, Y. and O. Pasternak; J Mol Neurosci, 2008. 34(1): p. 51-61
- Diffusion MRI of structural brain plasticity induced by a learning and memory task
Blumenfeld-Katzir, T., et al.; PLoS One, 2011. 6(6): p. e20678
- Learning in the fast lane: new insights into neuroplasticity
Sagi, Y., et al.; Neuron, 2012. 73(6): p. 1195-203.
- In vivo correlation between axon diameter and conduction velocity in the human brain
Horowitz, A., et al.; Brain Struct Funct, 2015. 220(3): p. 1777-88.
The following are not all obligatory, yet you are likely to need at least some of the information taught in the following academic courses.