Hanchuan Peng is a group leader at the Allen Institute for Brain Science, Seattle, USA. Inventor of a number of algorithms and software/hardware systems, including Vaa3D, BrainAligner, NeuronTracers, SmartScope, mRMR, 3D Virtual Finger, SmartACT, TeraFly, etc. A proponent for BioImage Informatics meetings, Brain Informatics conferences, journals (Bioinformatics, BMC Bioinformatics, and Brain Informatics), and BigNeuron and Open Interface of Bioimaging Software.
Xiaoxiao Liu is a research scientist and a Vaa3D developer at the Allen Institute for Brain Science. She is currently focusing on analyzing large-scale neuron morphology data and evaluating automatic neuron tracing algorithms for the BigNeuron project. Her research interest include brain informatics, biomedical image analysis, and high dimensional data visualization.
Zhi Zhou is a scientist at the Allen Institute for Brain Science, Seattle, USA. His research interest is in automatic 3D reconstruction of large-scale neurons to quantify neuronal morphology and identify cell types. He also focuses on developing algorithms and tools in order to improve the performance of large-scale image visualization and analysis.
This continuing medical laboratory education activity is recognized by the American Society for Clinical Pathology for 1 CMLE credit. ASCP CMLE credits are acceptable for the ASCP Board of Registry Certification Maintenance Program.