WEEKEND EDUCATIONAL COURSE
Functional MRI: Methods, Interpretation, and Applications
Organizers: Peter A. Bandettini, Ph.D. and David G. Norris, Ph.D.
Skill Level: Intermediate - Advanced
Sunday, 4 May 2008
The goal of this half-day course is to provide a perspective and practical information about the latest advances in fMRI hardware, methodology, development, and an area of intense fMRI research, time series fluctuations. Experts in each of these areas will present complementary forty minute lectures.
Upon completion of this course, participants should be able to:
This course is designed for the intermediate to advanced fMRI user and/or developer.
|8:00||High Field and Parallel Imaging||Lawrence L. Wald, Ph.D.|
|8:40||FMRI Pulse Sequences and Image Quality||Gary H. Glover, Ph.D.|
|9:20||FMRI Signal Interpretation and Calibration||Thomas T. Liu, Ph.D.|
|10:00 - 10:15||Meet the Teachers|
|10:35||Fluctuations: Good and Bad||Rasmus M. Birn, Ph.D.|
|11:15||Bringing ICA, Fluctuations, and Classification to Bear on Clinical Diagnoses||Vincent D. Calhoun, Ph.D.|