2007

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June 18th
Introduction of Program

Seong-Gi, Peter Strick, Carl Olsen, William Eddy

Introduction of each modality
Eric Ahrens - MRI
Walter Schneider - fMRI
Chester Mathis - PET
William Eddy - MEG
Justin Crowley - Optical Imaging

June 19th
Anatomical analysis of brain systems


"Analyses Looking at GM and WM"
James Becker, Professor, University of Pittsburgh

"The Basics of Anatomical MR - methods, analysis, etc"
Nancy Lobaugh, University of Toronto

Chemical analysis of brain systems-Chemistry

"Principles of PET Imaging"
Jonathan Carney, PhD, Assistant Professor of Radiology

"PET Image Quantification and Reconstruction"
Charles Laymon, PhD, Assistant Professor of Radiology

"Theory of Neuroreceptor Imaging and Application to Dopamine Studies"
Gordon Frankle, MD, Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Radiology

June 20th
Neurobiology: Neural Activity of Motor Control


"The Structural Framework for the Coritoical Control of Movement"
Peter Strick, Co-Director, CNBC, University of Pittsburgh

"Imaging the Motor Areas with 14-oz-2-deoxyglucose"
Nathalie Picard, University of Pittsburgh

"Principles of Functional Imaging using Flavoprotein Auto fluorescence"
Kenneth C Reinert, University of Pittsburgh

Neurobiology: Neural Activity of Perception

"Visual Perception"
Justin Crowley, Carnegie Mellon University Biological Sciences, Pitt Neurobiology and CNBC)

"Using fMRI to study human brain development"
Suzy Scherf, University of Pittsburgh

"Single-unit recording studies"
Matt Smith, Carnegie Mellon University

June 21st
Cognition


"General overview of fMRI methods"
Mark Wheeler, University of Pittsburgh

"Imaging beyond the cerebral cortex -- do the same rules apply?"
Julie Fiez, University of Pittsburgh

"Computational approaches to imaging higher level cognition"
Marcel Just, Professor, Carnegie Mellon University

Imaging In Clinical Neuroscience

"The role of fMRI in examination of pathophysiologic mechanisms of psychiatric disorders"
Mary Phillips, Professor in Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh

"Use of PET to elucidate the neurobiology of postpartum depression"
Eydie Moses-Kolko, MD, Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh

"Using event-related potentials (ERPs) to investigate the neuropathophysiology of pediatric affective disorders"
Cecile D. Ladouceur, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh

June 22nd
Statistical Analysis


"Learning from Neuroscience Data, I: Statistical Thinking"
Rob Kass, Carnegie Mellon

"Learning from Neuroscience Data, II: Case Studies"
Kary Myers, Los Alamos National Laboratories

Cellular Imaging

"Introduction to Light Microscopy"
Frederick Lanni, Carnegie Mellon University Biological Sciences

"Ion Imaging in Neurons"
Nathan Urban, Carnegie Mellon University Biological Sciences, Pitt Neuroscience and CNBC

"Imaging Structure and Function in Visual Cortex" Part-1
"Imaging Structure and Function in Visual Cortex" Part-2
Justin Crowley, Carnegie Mellon University Biological Sciences, Pitt Neurobiology and CNBC

June 25th
Anatomy/MRI/DTI


Eric Ahrens, Carnegie Mellon University

Optical Imaging

"Optical Techniques for Neural Imaging"
Justin Crowley, Carnegie Mellon University Biological Sciences, Pitt Neurobiology and CNBC

June 26th
fMRI


Walter Schneider, University of Pittsburgh

MEG/EEG

William Eddy, Carnegie Mellon University

Clinical neuroimaging issues

Cecile D. Ladouceur, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh

June 27th
PET


"PET Lab Overview"
Jonathan Carney, PhD, Assistant Professor of Radiology

"Study Design and Modeling in PET" (1 hour)
Julie Price, PhD, Associate Professor of Radiology

"Clinical Brain PET Imaging in Epilepsy, Dementia and Brain Tumor"
James Mountz, MD, PhD, Professor of Radiology

"Small Animal Imaging with PET"
Brian Lopresti, Research Instructor of Radiology