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High Field Neuroimaging Workshop & Summerschool

 

Center for Functionally Integrative Neuroscience (CFIN)/MINDLab

Aarhus University, Denmark

in collaboration with

McKnight Brain Institute, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida. 

Sponsored by: the Danish National Research Foundation (CFIN) and The Danish Agency for Science, Technology and Innovation (MINDLab).

No entrance fee. Lunch is free for registrants.

Deadline for registration: June 10, 2011 !!!

Organisers: Peter Vestergaard-Poulsen (CFIN), Brian Hansen (CFIN), Sune N. Jespersen (CFIN), Steve Blackband (UF)

Location:

Location: Dansk NeuroforskningsCenter, Århus Universitetshospital, Århus Sygehus

Bygning 10G, Nørrebrogade 44, 8000 Århus C, Denmark
(entrance through building 10)


WEDNESDAY 22th June.

Welcome

9.00-9.10            Peter  “Wild Man” Vestergaard-Poulsen, Coordinator of Neuroconnectivity Research

Center for Functionally Integrative Neuroscience/MINDLab, Aarhus University, Denmark

9.10-9.20            Leif “Big Boss” Østergaard, Director of CFIN and MINDLab

Center for Functionally Integrative Neuroscience/MINDLab, Aarhus University, Denmark

Background

9.20–10.20            Denis Le “Pioneer” Bihan: "Water diffusion in the brain: a gate to brain function?"

NeuroSpin, Federative Institute of Research on Functional Neuroimaging, France

10.20-10.45                  Coffee break

Micro-imaging Methods

10.45-11.30            Jeremy “Silverstone” Flint: Magnetic Resonance Microscopy of Cells and Their Processes

McKnight Brain Institute, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, USA

11.30-12.15            Brian “Grand Danois” Hansen:  "Cellular-level diffusion tensor microscopy with micro-surface coils"

Center for Functionally Integrative Neuroscience/MindLab, Aarhus University, Denmark

12.15-13.45       Lunch at the Danish Neuroscience Center, Aarhus University Hospital (free for all participants)

13.45-14.30            Min-Sig "SweetTater" Hwang: "Tracking cardiac conducting fibers using High Angular Resolution Diffusion Microscopy (HARDM)"

McKnight Brain Institute, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, USA

14.30-15.15                  Choong-Heon “Subcellular” Lee: Exploration of MR Microscopy: From Cellular to Subcellular Structures

McKnight Brain Institute, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, USA

15.15-15.30                  Coffee break

Hardware

15.30-16.15            Dieter “Magnetizer” Gross: Presentation of Bruker’s micro and bioimaging equipment

Product Manager NMR Microscopy, Bruker BioSpin GmbH,Silberstreifen, 76287 Rheinstetten, Germany

Modeling

16.15-17.00            Daniel C. “High angular” Alexander: "Models and measurements of diffusion in the brain".

Microstructure Imaging group. Centre for Medical Image Computing, University College London, UK                 

17.00-17.45            Chris “Kid Neuron” Kroenke: "Detecting abnormal morphological differentiation of cerebral cortical neurons by diffusion tensor imaging"

Advanced Imaging Research Center, Oregon Health & Science University, USA

17.45-18.00            Louise “Optimizess” Rydtoft: Optimized sampling of a diffusion neurite model

Center for Functionally Integrative Neuroscience/MINDLab, Aarhus University, Denmark

19.30-                        Workshop Dinner (Thors Mølle,  Aarhus – invitation only)


THURSDAY 23th June.

Pulse Sequences

9.00-9.45            Jürgen “dublét” Finsterbusch: "Double-Wave-Vector Diffusion-Weighted Imaging as a Tool to Assess Tissue Microstructure".

Department of Systems Neuroscience, University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf, Hamburg, Germany

9.45-10.15            Sune “Neurite Master” Jespersen:  "New possibilities with double wave vector diffusion sequences"

Center for Functionally Integrative Neuroscience/MINDLab, Aarhus University, Denmark

10.15-10.30                  Coffee break (we need an early coffee break due to the evening before)

Applications

10.30-11.15            John “The Dog” Forder: Assessing traumatic spinal cord injury using High Angular Resolution Diffusion Microscopy (HARDM) and rank-4 tensor analysis.

MRI Core Laboratory for the NIH-sponsored  Cardiovascular Cell Therapy Research Network, The National High Magnetic Field Laboratory, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, USA

11.15-12.00            Trygve ”3D” Leergaard: Interpreting morphological substrates of diffusion MRI: histological validation and 3-D rat brain atlasing

Neural Systems and Graphics Computing Laboratory, Institute of Basic Medical Sciences, University of Oslo, Norway

12.00-12.45            Tim “Pipeliner” Dyrby: "Validation of tractography using invasive in vivo tracers"

Diffusion Imaging Group, Danish Research Centre for Magnetic Resonance, University of Copenhagen, Denmark

12.45-13.45       Lunch at the Danish Neuroscience Center, Aarhus University Hospital (free for all participants)

13.45-14.15            Peter “Wild man” Vestergaard-Poulsen:  Diffusion weighted MRI and quantitative biophysical modeling of hippocampal loss in chronic stress.

Center for Functionally Integrative Neuroscience/MindLab, Aarhus University, Denmark

14.15-15.00            Pete "Not As Such" Thelwall: Measuring metabolic processes that influence brain structure and function with non-proton MR.

Newcastle Magnetic Resonance Centre, Newcastle University, UK

Future

15.00-15.30            FREE.  speakers, attendees

15.30-                        Adjourn, Coffee in the hall



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For further information, please contact:

Peter Vestergaard-Poulsen (CFIN) regarding Workhop/program

Mai Drustrup (CFIN) regarding travel/accomodation

 


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