List of speakers in Visual Brain Core Seminar Series
Link to list of upcoming speakers for combined VBC seminar series and Neuroimaging Journal club
(previous talks from newest to oldest)
March 3, 2017: "Diffusion Imaging" Anastasia Yendiki, PhD, Massachusetts General Hospital
Feb 3, 2017: "Eddy for FSL: dealing with noise in diffusion images" Jesper Andersson, PhD, writer of EDDY software for Diffusion in FSL
December 2, 2016: "Power analysis for neuroimaging studies: Past, present and future" Jeanette Mumford, PhD, Center for Investigating Healthy Minds Waisman Center, University of Wisconsin-Madison
November 4, 2016: "TBA" Purushotham V. Bangalore, PhD, Department of Computer and Information Sciences, Interim Director of Research Computing, UAB.
October 7, 2016: No seminar due to CCTS Retreat
September 9, 2016: "Measuring Human Melanopsin Function" Geoffrey K. Aguirre, MD, PhD, Department of Neurology, University of Pennsylvania
August 5, 2016: TBA, Kamil Ugurbil, PhD, Director of the Center for Magnetic Resonance Research at the University of Minnesota.
June 3, 2016: "Whole Lotta Shakin' Goin' On: The Artifact Runing your fMRI Data", Erik H. Middlebrooks, Department of Radiology, University of Alabama at Birmingham.
May 6, 2016: "Project Quality Assessment Protocol- a resource for measuring the quality of MRI data", Cameron Craddock, PhD., Nathan S. Kline Institute for Psychiatric Research
April 1, 2016: "Microstructural Modeling in Diffusion MRI", Kristi Klark, PhD, University of Southern California, Department of Neurology.
March 4, 2016: "Using XNAT for neuroimaging data management, sharing, and analysis", Daniel S. Marcus, PhD., Director, Neuroimaging Information Analysis Center, Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis.
February 5, 2016: "The future of fMRI in Cognitive Neuroscience", Russel Poldrack, PhD, Stanford University, Department of Psychology.
December 4, 2015: "Age Differences in Brain Functioning During Memory Formation and Retrieval", Ian M. McDonough, University of Alabama, Department of Psychology.
November 6, 2015: "Contributions and Challenges for Network Models in Cognitive Neuroscience", Paper Discussion, presentation by Jarrod Hicks.
October 2, 2015: "Resting State Functional Connectivity: Methods, Debates and Clinical Applications" Susan Whitfield Gabrieli, PhD, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
August 7, 2015: "Research Computing, Storage, and Networks: the UAB vision and other imperatives for innovation" Curtis Carver, PhD, Vice President and Chief Information Officer, UAB Information Technology
June 5, 2015: "Which fMRI Analysis Software?" Speakers: David Knight, PhD, Department of Psychology; Rodolphe Nenert, PhD, Department of Neurology; Rishi Deshpande, MS, Department of Radiology.
May 1, 2015: "13C MRS Studies of Brain Metabolism of Alcohol and Acetate" Speaker: Graeme F. Mason, PhD, Department of Diagnostic Radiology, Department of Psychiatry, Yale School of Medicine.
April 3, 2015: "Generalized Psychophysical Interactions (gPPI): What are they and What they can tell us" Speaker: Donald McLaren, PhD, Department of Neurology, Harvard Medical School.
March 6, 2015: "How do we measure functional connectivity? An interactive discussion of functional connectivity methods" Speaker: Kristina Visscher, PhD, University of Alabama at Birmingham.
Feb 6, 2015: "High Gradient Diffusion MRI from the Human Connectome Project" Speaker: Koene Van Dijk, PhD, Department of Radiology, Harvard Medical School.
Jan 9, 2014 : "UAB Research Computing Resources for Neuroimaging Research" Speakers: John-Paul Robinson, Mike Hanby, Thomas Anthony
Nov 21, 2014: "White Matter in the Older Brain is More Plastic than in the Younger Brain" Speaker: Yuka Sasaki, PhD, Department of Cognitive, Linguistic and Psychological Sciences, Brown University.