FreeSurfer is a software package to analyze MRI scans of human brains. The OSG Connect service used to support a tool called Fsurf, which has been discontinued for security reasons. Today, we support the official FreeSurfer container image and workflow. Please see:


To use the FreeSurfer Pegasus workflow on the OSPool, you need:

Privacy and Confidentiality of Subjects

In order to protect the privacy of your participants’ scans, users should only run only defaced and fully deidentified scans for processing. The OSG Connect service has no support for HIPPA or other 'private' data requirements.

Getting Help

For assistance or questions, please email the OSG Research Facilitation team at support@osg-htc.org or visit the help desk and community forums.


This page was updated on Sep 15, 2022 at 15:41 from examples/FreeSurfer/Introduction.md.