Seminars

Seminar Series in Bioimaging Science

2012 Robert G. Shulman Lectures in Magnetic Resonance

Symposium on “Imaging Brain Function with Magnetic Resonance: The Next 20 Years”

January 12, Thursday (2:15-5:30 pm) at TAC Auditorium (300 Cedar Street)

Seiji Ogawa, Ph.D.                                             fMRI: Present and Future
(Tohoku Fukushi University)

Kamil Ugurbil, Ph.D.                                           Frontiers in Functional Neuroimaging: From Cortical Columns to
(University of Minnesota)                                          Whole Brain Functional Dynamics

R. Todd Constable, Ph.D.                                    Functional Network Organization of the Brain as Revealed by fMRI
(Yale University)

D. S. Fahmeed Hyder, Ph.D.                               Brain Energetics and Neuronal Activity: Can fMRI Provide
(Yale University)                                                       Quantitative Neuronal Activity Maps?

Robert G. Shulman, Ph.D.                                   Brain Energy and Consciousness
(Yale University)






2012 Spring   
January 31, Tuesday (4:15 pm)Paul MatthewsGlaxoSmithKline/Imperial College, London, UKImaging brain microglia activated with multiple sclerosis: Understanding genetic variation underlying PET radioligand affinity
March 13, Tuesday (4:15 pm)Meser AliHenry Ford Health System, Detroit, MIDendrimer-based smart contrast agents for targeted molecular imaging
April 10, Tuesday (2:00 pm)Mathias FinkInstitut Langevin, Paris, FranceMultiwave imaging
April 10, Tuesday (4:15 pm)Michael AlkireAnesthesiology, UC Irvine, CANeuroimaging consciousness and anesthesia
2011 Fall   
September 27, Tuesday (4:15 pm)Despina KontosUniversity of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PAMulti-modality predictive imaging biomarkers for clinical decision making in breast cancer
October 11, Tuesday (4:15 pm)Eng LoMGH, Harvard University, Cambridge, MANeurovascular mechanisms of injury and repair after stroke
October 25, Tuesday (4:15 pm)Janet MorrowUniversity at Buffalo, Amherst, NYPARACEST MRI contrast agents that are responsive to anions, metal ions and pH
November 29, Tuesday (4:15 pm)Anthony MancusoUniversity of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PAThe role of glucose, glutamine and serum lipids in fatty acid metabolism of cultured cancer cells
2011 Spring   
February 15, Tuesday (4:15 pm)Christopher PawelaMedical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WIDetecting brain reorganization with fMRI in response to peripheral nerve injury
March 22, Tuesday (4:15 pm)Wynne SchifferThe Feinstein Institute for Medical Research, Manhasset, NYMerging molecular imaging and behavioral neuroscience: Seeing animal models in a new light
March 29, Tuesday (4:15 pm)Rahim RiziUniversity of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PAMeasurement of the singlet-state lifetime of nitrogen-15 and carbon-13 compounds and its application in metabolic imaging
April 5, Tuesday (4:15 pm)Georg NorthoffUniversity of Ottawa, Ottawa, ONIs the brain's resting state activity relevant? Neuroscientific and neuropsychiatric investigations
June 28, Tuesday (1:00 pm)Anne TonsonCentre de Résonance Magnétique Biologique et Médicale, Marseille, FranceNon-invasive investigation of growth and maturation effects on skeletal muscle function: A functional and metabolic study in humans and small animals
2010 Fall   
September 7, Tuesday (4:15 pm)Maxwell BennettBrain and Mind Research Institute, University of SydneyPsychiatric diseases: A core pathology of synapse regression
September 14, Tuesday (4:15 pm)Jerry PrinceJohns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MDImage segmentation of multiple objects with topology control
September 28, Tuesday (4:15 pm)Charlie MitchEli Lilly, Indianapolis, INIdentifying PET tracer candidates using non-radioactive compounds and LC/MS: Discovery of novel kappa selective opioid receptor antagonists
October 5, Tuesday (4:15 pm)Miles WernickIllinois Institute of Technology, Chicago, ILMachine learning problems in medical imaging and crime analysis
October 19, Tuesday (4:15 pm)Leif HertzUniversity of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, CanadaWhy do astrocytes need metabolic energy and how do they get it?
October 26, Tuesday (4:15 pm)Martin WalterOtto v. Guericke University, Magdeburg, GermanyMetabolic mechanisms underlying abnormal resting state fMRI behavior in majrd depression
November 2, Tuesday (4:15 pm)Afonso SilvaNINDS, NIH, Bethesda, MDSpatiotemporal evolution of the fMRI response to ultrashort stimuli
November 9, Tuesday (4:15 pm)Kilian PohlUniversity of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PAActive mean fields: Evolving curves via an explicit probabilistic representation
December 14, Tuesday (4:15 pm)Kimberly HuberUniversity of Texas, Southwestern, Dallas, TXMechanisms of altered mGluR5 function in fragile X syndrome
2010 Spring
January 19, Tuesday (4:15 pm)William M. Wells IIIHarvard University, Cambridge, MATowards a unified theory of statistical registration
February 9, Tuesday (4:15 pm)Craig FerrisNortheastern University, Boston, MAAwake animal imaging: Identifying integrated neural circuits involved in aggression, sex, and fear
February 23, Tuesday (4:15 pm)Roman FleysherNew York University, New York, NYB1 mapping for clinical applications
March 9, Tuesday (4:15 pm)Anand RangarajanUniversity of Florida, Gainesville, FLInformation geometry and square-root densities for shape analysis
April 13, Tuesday (4:15 pm)Bojana StefanovicUniversity of Toronto, Toronto, CanadaImaging of neurovascular coupling: from mice to men
April 20, Tuesday (4:15 pm)David LeopoldNIMH, NIH, Bethesda, MAThalamocortical circuits in visual perception
April 27, Tuesday (4:15 pm)Gerald DienelUniversity of Arkansas, Little Rock, AKBrain activation, metabolite trafficking, and astrocytes
April 29, Thursday (4:15 pm)Kevin ClearyGeorgetown University, Washington, DCThe computer assisted interventions & medical robotics (CAIMR) research group at georgetown university medical center
2009 Fall
October 20, Tuesday (4:15 pm)Noam HarelCMMR, University of Minnesota, Minniapolis, MNStructural and functional mapping of the brain at ultra-high field MRI
October 27, Tuesday (4:15 pm)Mark GoodmanPET Core, Emory University, Atlanta, GAPET tumor imaging using fluorine-18 labeled amino acids
November 3, Tuesday (4:15 pm)Amir ShmuelMcConnel Brain Imaging Centre, McGill University, Montreal, CanadaNeuronal correlates of functional MRI signals
November 10, Tuesday (4:15 pm)David BoasNMR Center, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MAInvestigating neurovascular coupling with multi-modal optical imaging
December 7, Monday (11:30 am)Xiaoning QianComputer Science and Engineering, University of South Florida, Tampa, FLLocal alignment of biological networks using hidden Markov models
2009 Spring
April 7, Tuesday (4:15 pm)Barry HorwitzNIMH, NIH, Bethesda, MDThe connected brain: Functional imaging and neural modeling of human brain function
April 14, Tuesday (3:15 pm)Essa YacoubCMMR, University of Minnesota, Minniapolis, MNPushing the limits of human fMRI at high magnetic fields
April 21, Tuesday (4:15 pm)Chester MathisUniversity of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PAAmyloid imaging in vivo: Progress and promise
April 28, Tuesday (4:15 pm)Nikos ChrisochoidesThe College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, VAThe use of grid computing and heterogeneous multi-core architectures for affordable image guided neurosurgery for many
2008 Fall
October 28, Tuesday (4:15 pm)Arijitt BorthakurUniversity of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PAT1p MRI in diagnostic imaging
November 11, Tuesday (4:15 pm)Michael ShapiroUniversity of Maryland, Baltimore, MANMR spectroscopy: From structure to function
November 18, Tuesday (4:15 pm)Diana MartinezColumbia University, New York, NYDopamine and Addiction: Using PET to explore the neurobiology of substance abuse
November 25, Tuesday (4:15 pm)Jorge RieraTohoku University, Sendai, JapanIn vivo concurrent observations of two-photon astrocytic Ca2+ imaging and multi-site extracellular potentials in the cerebral cortex
December 2, Tuesday (4:15 pm)Christos DavatzikosUniversity of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PAStatistical atlases in medical image analysis: from group analysis to individual patient diagnosis
December 9, Tuesday (4:15 pm)Rahim RiziUniversity of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PAApplication of hyperpolarized helium-3 and carbon-13 in pulmonary medicine
2008 Spring
January 29, Tuesday (4:15 pm)Bharat BiswalUniversity of Medicine and Dentistry, Newark, NJResting-state low-frequency connectivity: What’s in the noise?
February 12, Tuesday (4:15 pm)Wei ChenCMMR, University of Minnesota, Minniapolis, MNProgress and promise of in vivo 17O/31P MRS for brain research at high field
February 26, Tuesday (4:15 pm)Yihong YangNIDA, NIH, Baltimore, MDResting-state functional MRI in human and animal studies
April 1, Tuesday (3:15 pm)Alan KoretskyNINDS, NIH, Bethesda, MDMRI of plasticity in the rodent brain
April 11, Friday (2:00 pm)Klaus MuellerSUNY, Stony Brook, NYReal-time 3D computed tomographic reconstruction using commodity graphics hardware
April 29, Tuesday (4:15 pm)Anthony HudetzMedical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WIToward the neural correlates of anesthetic-induced unconsciousness
2007 Fall
October 8, Monday (12:30 pm)Albert GjeddeAarhus University, Aarhus, DenmarkFoundations of neuroimaging
October 16, Tuesday (4:15 pm)Edith HamelMcGill University, Montreal, CanadaCortical neurons in the neurovascular coupling responses to afferent pathway stimulation
October 23, Tuesday (4:15 pm)Paul SchornackUniversity of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PADistribution characteristics of neutral and negative charged Gd-chelates administered by intracerebral ventricular infusion in rat brain
October 29, Monday (12:30 pm)Joy HirschColumbia University, New York, NYFuture directions for translational neuroimaging
October 30, Tuesday (4:15 pm)John SledUniversity of Toronto, Toronto, CanadaMeasuring the mouse: Imaging of anatomy and physiology
November 1, Thursday (2:00 pm)Kamil UgurbilMax Planck Institute, Tübingen, Germany and CMMR, University of Minnesota, Minniapolis, MNFunctional mapping in the human brain: Recent advances using ultrahigh magnetic fields
November 6, Tuesday (4:15 pm)Jeff AlgerUCLA, Los Angeles, CADynamic susceptibility contrast MRI, cerebral blood flow imaging with positron emission tomography, correlation in traumatic brain injury and stroke
November 14, Wednesday (10:00 am)Kazuto MasamotoNational Institute of Radiological Sciences, Chiba, JapanDynamics of brain tissue oxygen demand and supply during neural activation
November 16, Friday (11:00 am)Gerald RosenUniversity of Maryland, Baltimore, MDEPR imaging of oxygen in the brain
December 6, Tuesday (4:15 pm)Pengcheng ShiRochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, NYTracer kinetics guided dynamic PET reconstruction