Experience and Leadership

InDOC Consortium

To develop Brain-CODE, the OBI has partnered with the Indoc Consortium, which consists of:

Informatics Advisory Committee

The OBI has also established the Brain-CODE Informatics Advisory Committee which advises the OBI and its staff on the trends and developments in informatics and analytics and provides direction for the progress of Brain-CODE, ensuring it meets international best practices on data organization, sharing and analysis.

Members of the committee include: 

Dr. Rodrigo Lopez
Web Production, European Bioinformatics Institute

Dr. Charles Peck
Neuroinformatics Consultant, Chief Scientist, Neuromentix

Dr. Ann Cavoukian
Executive Director, Institute for Privacy and Big Data, Ryerson University

Dr. Debra Grant
Office of the Information and Privacy Commissioner of Ontario

Dr. Sean Hill
Scientific Director, International Neuroinformatics Coordinating Facility, Karolinska Insitute

Analytics Advisory Committee

The OBI has also established the Brain-CODE Analytics Advisory Committee which advises on the analytics direction of Brain-CODE, ensuring the platform meets international best practices on data curation and integrated data analysis for discovery and sharing. 

Members of the committee include: 

Dr. Gary Bader
Associate Professor at the Donnelly Centre, University of Toronto

Dr. Patrick Martin
Director of the Database Systems Lab, Queen’s University

Dr. Olaf Sporns
Distinguished Professor, Provost Professor, Robert H. Shaffer Chair, Indiana University

Dr. Vince Calhoun
Executive Science Officer and Director, Image Analysis and MR Research, The Mind Research Network

Dr. Marni Freeman
Director, Health Economics & Outcomes Research, Medical Division, GlaxoSmithKline

Dr. Shai Ben-David
Distinguished Professor, Provost Professor, Robert H. Shaffer Chair, Indiana University

Data Access Committee

The Data Access Committee develops data access and sharing policies, manages data access, and makes recomendations to the Informatics Steering Committee regarding the release of data to third parties. 

Informatics Steering Committee​

The Brain-CODE Informatics Steering Committee (“Informatics Steering Committee”) makes recommendations on all issues relating to the establishment and management of Brain-CODE to the OBI President, Board Chair and Board, who serve as the final authority. The Informatics Steering Committee ensures that all progress is timely, of high quality and remains in line with OBI's vision.