Dr. İslem Rekik is an assistant professor in Faculty of Computer and Informatics Engineering at İstanbul Technical University. Previously, Dr. Rekik was an assistant professor (lecturer) within Computing at the University of Dundee. Also, she was a postdoctoral research assistant at the University of North Carolina (IDEA lab) following a PhD in "Neuroimaging and Computer Sciences" from the University of Edinburgh in 2014. She is the director of BASIRA lab at the University of Dundee and a member of the Computer Vision and Image Processing (CVIP) research group. BASIRA (Brain And SIgnal Research & Analysis) aims to infuse advanced computer vision and machine-learning methods into big neuroimaging and signal data analysis for improving healthcare and wellbeing. Specifically, we develop advanced medical data analysis techniques for better understanding brain development and ageing in health and disease.