Department of Psychiatry

Penn Behavioral Health

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Birkan Tunç

Research Assistant Professor of Computational Science & Engineering in Psychiatry
Department: Psychiatry

Contact information
Roberts Center for Pediatric Research, 2716 South Street, 5th Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19146
Education:
BSc (Industrial Engineering)
Istanbul Technical University, 2003.
MSc (Computational Science & Engineering)
Istanbul Technical University, 2005.
PhD (Computational Science & Engineering)
Istanbul Technical University, 2012.
Post-Graduate Training
Postdoctoral Fellow, Center for Biomedical Image Computing and Analytics, Department of Radiology, University of Pennsylvania, 2012-2015.
Research Associate, Department of Radiology, University of Pennsylvania, 2015-2017.
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Description of Research Expertise

Machine Learning, Brain Connectivity, Diffusion Imaging

Selected Publications

Zhang Fan, Savadjiev Peter, Cai Weidong, Song Yang, Rathi Yogesh, Tunç Birkan, Parker Drew, Kapur Tina, Schultz Robert T, Makris Nikos, Verma Ragini, O'Donnell Lauren J: Whole brain white matter connectivity analysis using machine learning: An application to autism. NeuroImage Oct 2017.

Honnorat Nicolas, Parker Drew, Tunç Birkan, Davatzikos Christos, Verma Ragini: Subject-Specific Structural Parcellations Based on Randomized AB-divergences. Medical image computing and computer-assisted intervention : MICCAI ... International Conference on Medical Image Computing and Computer-Assisted Intervention 10433: 407-415, Sep 2017.

Fortin Jean-Philippe, Parker Drew, Tunç Birkan, Watanabe Takanori, Elliott Mark A, Ruparel Kosha, Roalf David R, Satterthwaite Theodore D, Gur Ruben C, Gur Raquel E, Schultz Robert T, Verma Ragini, Shinohara Russell T: Harmonization of multi-site diffusion tensor imaging data. NeuroImage 161: 149-170, Aug 2017.

Solmaz Berkan, Tunç Birkan, Parker Drew, Whyte John, Hart Tessa, Rabinowitz Amanda, Rohrbach Morgan, Kim Junghoon, Verma Ragini: Assessing connectivity related injury burden in diffuse traumatic brain injury. Human brain mapping 38(6): 2913-2922, Jun 2017.

Ghanbari Yasser, Bloy Luke, Tunc Birkan, Shankar Varsha, Roberts Timothy P L, Edgar J Christopher, Schultz Robert T, Verma Ragini: On characterizing population commonalities and subject variations in brain networks. Medical image analysis 38: 215-229, May 2017.

Watanabe Takanori, Tunc Birkan, Parker Drew, Kim Junghoon, Verma Ragini: Label-Informed Non-negative Matrix Factorization with Manifold Regularization for Discriminative Subnetwork Detection. Medical image computing and computer-assisted intervention : MICCAI ... International Conference on Medical Image Computing and Computer-Assisted Intervention 9900: 166-174, Oct 2016.

Tunç Birkan, Ingalhalikar Madhura, Parker Drew, Lecoeur Jérémy, Singh Nickpreet, Wolf Ronald L, Macyszyn Luke, Brem Steven, Verma Ragini: Individualized Map of White Matter Pathways: Connectivity-Based Paradigm for Neurosurgical Planning. Neurosurgery 79(4): 568-77, Oct 2016.

Tunç Birkan, Solmaz Berkan, Parker Drew, Satterthwaite Theodore D, Elliott Mark A, Calkins Monica E, Ruparel Kosha, Gur Raquel E, Gur Ruben C, Verma Ragini: Establishing a link between sex-related differences in the structural connectome and behaviour. Philosophical transactions of the Royal Society of London. Series B, Biological sciences 371(1688): 20150111, Feb 2016.

Tunç Birkan, Verma Ragini: Unifying Inference of Meso-Scale Structures in Networks. PloS one 10(11): e0143133, 2015.

Tunç Birkan, Shankar Varsha, Parker Drew, Schultz Robert T, Verma Ragini: Towards a Quantified Network Portrait of a Population. Information processing in medical imaging : proceedings of the ... conference 24: 650-61, 2015.

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