Brainmap seminar speakers 2013-14

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2013-09-11

Thomas Nichols (University of Warwick, UK)
Sensitive and interpretable modelling of neuroimaging meta-analysis data

2013-09-18

Blaise Frederick (McLean Hospital)
Extracting quantitative cerebral hemodynamic measures and removing physiological noise from BOLD fMRI data using time delay processing

2013-09-27 (Fri, 1-2PM)

Jaakko Nieminen (Aalto University, Finland)
Hybrid ultra-low-field MRI and MEG: brain imaging and more with a multichannel instrument

2013-10-02

Nicolas Bolo (Beth Israel Medical Center)
Diabetes and the Brain: What Magnetic Resonance Studies Tell Us

2013-10-09

Javeria Hashmi (MGH Martinos Center)
Predictive Dynamics in Brain Networks of Chronic Pain Patients

2013-10-16

Kwanghun Chung (MIT)
CLARITY and beyond: towards integrative understanding of the brain in health and disease.

2013-10-23

Ruth Rosenholtz (MIT)
Rethinking the roles of selective attention and economical encoding in vision.

2013-10-30

Alan Anticevic (Yale University)
Connectivity, Pharmacology and Computation: Towards a Mechanistic Understanding Cognitive and Connectivity Deficits in Schizophrenia

2013-11-06

CANCELLED

2013-11-08 (Fri,11 AM)

Serge Dumoulin (Utrecht University, the Netherlands)
Three analyses of visual cortex: numerosity maps, attentional distortions and laminar profiles

2013-11-11 (Mon,11 AM)

Richard Passingham (Oxford University, UK)
Can brain imaging contribute to psychology?

2013-11-13

CANCELLED

2013-11-20

Kay Tye (MIT)
Dissecting neural circuits underlying behaviors relevant to psychiatric disease in animal models

2013-11-27

THANKSGIVING

2013-12-04

Marta Bianciardi (MGH Martinos Center)
Echo-planar imaging of cerebral physiology and metabolism at 7 Tesla

2013-12-11

Nikola Stikov (McGill University)
In vivo magnetic resonance imaging of the myelin g-ratio

2013-12-18

Earl Miller (MIT)
TBA (Topic: ECoG)

2013-12-25

CHRISTMAS/NEW YEAR

2014-01-01

CHRISTMAS/NEW YEAR

2014-01-08

Fahmeed Hyder (Yale University)
Energetic Footprint of Cortical Function

2014-01-15

Emad Eskander (CANCELLED) (MGH)
Basal Ganglia: Learning & Motivation

2014-01-22

Richard Born (Harvard University)
Anatomical, Physiological and Computational Studies of Cortico-cortical Feedback

2014-01-29

Dara Manoach (MGH Martinos Center)
Abnormal sleep in schizophrenia: A novel target for improving cognition?

2014-02-05

CANCELLED

2014-02-12

Anastasia Yendiki (MGH Martinos Center)
Spurious findings due to head motion, and other exciting news for diffusion MRI group studies

2014-02-19

Swathi Kiran (Boston University and MGH)
Changes in task based effective connectivity following rehabilitation in individuals with post-stroke aphasia

2014-02-26

Patrick Purdon (CANCELLED) (MGH)
TBA (Topic: Anesthesia and EEG)

2014-03-19

Stephanie Jones (Brown University)
Human Neocortical Rhythms: From Mechanism to Meaning via Computational Neural Modeling

2014-03-26

Michael Garwood (CMRR, University of Minnesota)
Far Out Experiments in MRI using FM pulses

2014-04-02

Alan Jasanoff (MIT)
TBA

2014-04-09

Satu Palva (University of Helsinki)
TBA

2014-04-09

Clifford Woolf (Boston Children's Hospital)
Exploiting stem cell technology to model human neurological disease

2014-04-30

Nathan McDannold (Brigham and Women's Hospital)
Enabling targeted drug delivery in the brain via ultrasound-induced blood-brain barrier disruption

2014-05-07

Richard Carson (Yale University)
High Resolution Brain PET Imaging: Challenges and Opportunities

2014-05-14

ISMRM

2014-04-21

Andre Bastos (MIT)
Visual areas exert feedforward and feedback influences through distinct frequency channels

2014-04-28

Leah Somerville (Harvard)
Emotion, cognition, and the adolescent brain

2014-06-11

OHBM

2014-07-30

Xin Yu (Max Planck Institute for Biological Cybernetics, Tuebingen, Germany)
Push limits and extend boundaries of small animal fMRI

2014-09-10

Rudolph Pienaar, M.Eng, D.Eng, (Technical Director and Staff Scientist,Fetal-Neonatal Neuroimaging and Developmental Science Center,Boston Children's Hospital)
TBD

2014-09-17

Psyche Loui (Assistant Professor at Wesleyan University's Department of Psychology and Program in Neuroscience and Behavior and Director of the MIND lab)
TBD

2014-09-24

David Yeomans, PhD (Professor, Stanford University)
Brain stem mechanisms behind analgesic effects of nasal oxytocin

2014-10-01

Daniel Baldauf,PhD (Postdoctoral fellow Desimone Lab, McGovern Institute, MIT)
The neural mechanisms of object-based attention

2014-10-08

Allyson Mackey,PhD (Postdoctoral Fellow, McGovern Institute, MIT)
Neuroanatomical Correlates of the Income Achievement Gap

2014-10-15

Linda Douw, PhD (Research Fellow, Harvard Medical school, Massachusetts General Hospital)
From molecule to behavior: brain tumors and the connectome

2014-10-22

Michael Michaelides, PhD
DREAMM: Whole-brain molecular dissection of cell type-specific circuits in freely-moving animals as a tool for studying normal behavior and psychiatric disease

2014-10-29

Wim Vanduffel, PhD (Assistant Professor in Radiology, Harvard Medical School. Assistant in Neuroscience, Massachusetts General Hospital)
Rewards, visual cortex and ventral midbrain: what's the connection?

2014-11-05

Dost Ongur, PhD (Associate Professor of Psychiatry, McLean Hospital)
31P MRS studies of brain bioenergetics in psychotic disorders

2014-11-12

Matti Hamalainen, PhD (Associate Professor in Radiology, Harvard Medical School, Associate Neuroscientist, Massachusetts General Hospital, Director, MEG Core, Martinos Center, MGH)
The Quest for the Philosopher's Stone of Human Brain Imaging

2014-11-19

Felipe Fregni, MD, PhD, MPH (Assistant Professor, Harvard Medical School)
rescheduled

2014-11-26

Thanksgiving

2014-11-19

Felipe Fregni, MD, PhD, MPH (Assistant Professor, Harvard Medical School)
EEG-guided tDCS - development of a closed-loop system

2014-12-10

Zora Kikinis, PhD (Instructor, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Department of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School)
TBD

2014-12-10

Wei Tang, PhD (Research Fellow, Martinos Center, MGH, Harvard Medical School)
TBD

2014-1-14

Taner Akin, PhD (Associate Professor, University of Minnesota)
TBD

2014-1-28

Matthew Rosen, PhD (Harvard Medical School)
TBD

2014-03-04

Bob Innis, PhD (NIH)
TBD

2014-3-18

Emory Brown, MD (MIT)
TBD


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