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Windows Into the Brain

 


Join us for a Duke School of Medicine-supported Interdisciplinary Colloquia Initiative. 2 sessions:

December 8, 2016 and April 6, 2017


Let's come think together inside the DIBS glass box for the day, and hope to resurface with new ideas! 1st session coming up December 8th.

Brain research spans scientific domains, and imaging is a translational tool that can help across multiple levels, such as:

  • Developing targeted imaging probes

  • Developing imaging methods

  • Using sophisticated algorithms for univariate / multivariate analysis

  • Ultimately, interpreting those findings in the context of behavioral and physiological changes in the brain

2 sessions on translational brain imaging for neurodegenerative brain diseases can help identify synergies based on areas of interest, needs, and expertise of individual researchers.

Participants are invited to present posters. Contact us for more information.

WHEN

1st session December 8, 2016 and 2nd session April 6, 2017

WHERE

Duke Institute for Brain Sciences (DIBS) Multipurpose Room B035, Levine Science Research Center (LSRC)

DIBS    Enter through the glass cube on the patio of the LSRC


NO COST, BUT YOU MUST REGISTER

Register here for 1 or both sessions, and let us know if you plan to present a poster.

 

DEC 8th PROGRAM

8:30 AM   Intro / Welcome A Badea (Radiology), R O'Brien (Neurology)
8:40   MR connectomic histology  GA Johnson (Radiology)
9:20   Baby connectome project: window into early brain development W Lin (UNC-Chapel Hill)
10:00   High-resolution MRI of the human brain AW Song (Radiology, Neurobiology, BME)
10:55   Functional MRI/DTI in Alzheimer's disease JR Petrella (Radiology)
11:35   Big pictures: challenge of large data sets using computing clusters and processing pipelines RJ Anderson (Radiology)
12:15 PM   Novel structural searchlight measure of lifespan of white matter health S Davis (Neurology)
12:45   LUNCH PROVIDED / BROWSE POSTERS  
1:55   All-scale photoacoustic brain imaging J Yao (BME)
2:35   Targeting neurotensin Receptor 1 for treatment of methamphetamine addiction L Slosky (Cell Biology)
3:15   Assessments of cognitive deficits in mutant mice WC Wetsel (Psychiatry, Behav Sci, Neurology)
4:10   Imaging the brain of autism mouse models Y Hui-Jiang (Pediatrics, Neurobiology)
4:15   Diffeomorphometry, high-field atlasing, brainclouds, and
neurodegenerative disease
M Miller (Johns Hopkins)
5:30   Adjourn  

 

Supported by the Interdisciplinary Colloquia Initative from the Duke School of Medicine to Alexandra Badea PhD (Center for In Vivo Microscopy, Radiology) and Richard O'Brien MD, PhD (Chair, Neurology)

 

 

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