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The NIF site for imaging data
The National Imaging Facility (NIF) is one of four projects implemented as part of the NCRIS Characterisation capability providing a grid of imaging facilities with nodes in New South Wales, Queensland, South Australia, Victoria and Western Australia.
The goal of the NIF is to provide state-of-the-art imaging of animals, plants and materials for the Australian research community. The NIF operates as an integrated grid of thirteen institutions, providing a range of leading-edge imaging instrumentation and advice and assistance in the optimal use of imaging to the research community.
Specifically, the NIF provides:
AMBMC - The Australian Mouse Brain Mapping Consortium (AMBMC) aims to provide researchers with access to a national facility to characterise their mouse models of neurological disease. The AMBMC will use state-of-the-art imaging, computational anatomy and image analysis to enable multi-dimensional statistical comparisons of brain anatomy between the mouse model and background strain.
Human 7T - A collection of 7T human brain MRI models built in ICBM152 space. These are built using a Minimum Deformation Averaging technique and have resolutions below 1mm isotropic. Multiple contrasts are included