UMRAM/ASBAM Spring 2021 Seminars: ”Predictive Intelligence for Network Neuroscience: Methods and Challenges”

Date/Time: Monday, March 29th, 5:00 pm

Dr. Islem Rekik

İstanbul Technical University

About the Speaker: Dr. Islem Rekik is Assistant Professor and the Director of Brain And Signal Research & Analysis (BASIRA) laboratory (, at Istanbul Technical University. She completed her Ph.D. at the University of Edinburgh in 2014, UK, and enjoyed two years of post-doctoral fellowship at IDEA lab, the University of North Carolina from 2014-16. She has been an honorary researcher at the School of Science and Engineering at the University of Dundee since 2018. In 2019, she was awarded the 3-year prestigious TUBITAK 2232 for Outstanding Experienced Researchers Fellowship and in 2020 she became a Marie Skłodowska-Curie Fellow under the European Horizons 2020 program. In 2019, she was elected as the president of the Women in MICCAI (WiM) president. She served as a program committee member of leading international medical image analysis conferences and workshops including MICCAI, IPMI, ISBI, and area chair of MICCAI 2019-2020 and the international conference on Medical Imaging with Deep Learning (MIDL) 2019, London, UK. She proposed the first Predictive Intelligence in Medicine (PRIME) workshop in conjunction with MICCAI 2018-2020 and co-chaired other workshops. She is on the organizing committee of MICCAI 2023 (Vancouver) and 2024 (Marrakesh). She is the author of more than a hundred peer-reviewed scientific papers. She is the author of more than 10 awarded papers including 5 at MICCAI and 1 at ATSIP. Her research work aims to design a predictive intelligence for improving healthcare and wellbeing as well as decoding the human brain.


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