Brainmap seminar speakers 2012-13

Seminars are usually held on Wednesdays at noon in seminar room CNY2204, MGH building 149. Exceptions to the day, time and/or room are noted. Notification will be made for any changes in the schedule.

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2012-09-12

Archana Venkataraman (MIT)
Generative Models of Brain Connectivity for Population Studies

2012-09-19

Kiho Im (Boston Children's Hospital)
Individual Gyral Pattern-based Structural Connectivity and Network Analysis: Application to Polymicrogyria Brains

2012-09-26

Lauren Atlas (New York University)
Mediation Analysis for fMRI: Identifying Brain Pathways that Link Experimental Manipulations with Behavior

2012-10-03

CANCELLED

2012-10-10

Jyrki Ahveninen (MGH Martinos Center)
Multimodal studies on neuronal representations of distance in human auditory cortex

2012-10-17

Christos Papadelis (Boston Children's Hospital)
Tracking Noninvasively the Information Flow along Fibers in the Human Brain: from Accurate Localization of Brain Sources to Functional Connectivity

2012-10-24

Iiro Jääskeläinen (Aalto University, Finland)
Movies as Naturalistic Affective-Social Stimuli in Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging Studies

2012-10-31

Spencer Bowen (MGH Martinos Center)
Influence of Partial Volume Effect Correction on Kinetic Parameter Estimation for Dynamic Brain PET Imaging

2012-11-07

Michael Fox (MGH)
Clinical Applications of Resting State Functional Connectivity MRI: A Guiding Light for Brain Stimulation

2012-11-14

Ofer Pasternak (Brigham and Women's Hospital)
Free-Water Imaging for the Estimation of Extracellular Volume in the Human Brain

2012-11-21

THANKSGIVING

2012-11-28

Jonathan Brooks (University of Bristol, UK)
Pain: cause, consequence and control

2012-12-05

Sylvain Bouix (Brigham and Women's Hospital)
Increased Diffusion Anisotropy in Gray Matter in Mild TBI with Persistent Post-Concussive Symptoms

2012-12-12

David Salat (MGH Martinos Center)
Deterioration of Structural Connectivity in the Aging Brain

2012-12-19

CHRISTMAS/NEW YEAR

2012-12-26

CHRISTMAS/NEW YEAR

2013-01-09

Stephen LaConte (Virginia Tech)
Brain Computer Interfaces Increase Whole-Brain Signal-to-Noise

2013-01-16

Mehdi Moghari (Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center)
Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance Imaging: An Emerging Field in Clinical Practice

2013-01-23

Alexandra Golby (Brigham and Women's Hospital)
Multi-modal brain imaging for pre-operative neurosurgical planning and intra-operative guidance

2013-01-30

Van Wedeen (MGH Martinos Center)
Not so tangled - Understanding the geometric structure of the brain pathways

2013-02-06

CANCELLED

2013-02-13

Stefan Carp (MGH Martinos Center)
Non Invasive Tissue Perfusion Measurement using Diffuse Correlation Spectroscopy

2013-02-27

Suzanne Haber (University of Rochester Medical Center)
Rules ventral prefrontal cortical axons use to reach their targets

2013-03-06

Larry Wald (MGH Martinos Center)
Technology for studying the human connectome

2013-03-13

Mohammed Milad (MGH)
Neuroscience of fear extinction: relevance to anxiety disordersg

2013-03-20

Eric Moulton (Boston Children's Hospital)
Temporal evaluation of fMRI responses to contact heat: disentangling heat sensation from pain processing

2013-04-03

Marc Normandin (MGH)
PET imaging of the cannabinoid CB1 receptor with [11C]OMAR

2013-04-10

Lisa Nickerson (McLean Hospital)
Assessing Group Differences in Functional Connectivity using ICA with Dual Regression: Methodological Investigations

2013-04-17

Douglas Rosene (Boston University)
Neuroantomical and Cellular Correlates of Diffusion MR Tractography: What are we Really Seeing?

2013-04-24

Break (ISMRM)

2013-05-01

Christian Langkammer (Medical University of Graz, Austria)
Insights into tissue composition and microstructure by postmortem MRI

2013-05-08

Chongzhao Ran (MGH Martinos Center)
Optical Imaging of Amyloidosis of Alzheimer’s Disease and Brown Adipose Tissue

2013-05-15

Martha Shenton (Brigham and Women's Hospital)
The Role of Neuroimaging in mTBI, Schizophrenia, and CTE: DTI, MRS, and Emerging PET Tau Imaging in CTE

2013-05-22

Evelina Fedorenko (MIT, Brain & Cognitive Sciences)
A novel framework for a neural architecture of language

2013-05-29

Rosalind W. Picard (MIT, Brain & Cognitive Sciences)
What does skin conductance tell us about brain activity?

2013-06-05

CANCELLED

2013-06-12

David Somers (Boston University)
Multiple Attention Networks in Human Fronto-Parietal Cortex Revealed by fMRI

2013-06-24

Natalia Egorova (Cambridge University, UK)
Social communicative actions in the brain: neural correlates and temporal dynamics of processing the speech acts of Naming and Requesting

2013-06-26

Philip Corlett (Yale University)
Delusions and the Brain: Learning about odd beliefs through Cognitive Neuroscience


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