Call For Participation + Program Agenda

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Registration is free and on a first-come, first-served basis.
Lunch and Reception will be provided.
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Program Agenda

8:30 ~ 9:00 am Registration
8:50 ~ 9:00 am Introductory Remarks

9:00 ~ 10:30 am Oral Presentation 1
9:00 ~ 9:15 am Can “John” Akgun, PhD, Flywheel
Flywheel. The researcher’s platform for data management, preservation of analysis, and scientific collaboration

9:15 ~ 9:30 am Babak Ardekani, PhD, Nathan Kline Institute
Automatic Unbiased and Fast Alignment of Longitudinal Structural MRI

9:30 ~ 9:45 am Bharat Biswal, PhD, Biomedical Engineering, NJIT
Dynamic Functional Connectivity in fMRI

9:45 ~ 10:00 am Giuseppe Carluccio, PhD, New York University
Potential for Significant Improvement in SNR throughout Brain by incorporating High Permittivity Materials (HPM) into a close-fitting Head Array

10:00 ~ 10:15 am Christian Habeck, PhD, Columbia University
Reference ability neural networks across the adult life span

10:15 ~ 10:30 am William Kreisl, MD, Columbia University
8F-AV-1451 binding in familial frontotemporal lobar degeneration with tau pathology

10:30 ~ 10:45 am Coffee Break

10:45 am ~ 12:15 pm Oral Presentation 2
10:45 ~ 11:00 am Paul Sadja, PhD, Columbia University
Fusing simultaneously acquired EEG and fMRI to infer spatiotemporal dynamic of cognition in the human brain

11:00 ~ 11:15 am David Guilfoyle, PhD, Nathan Kline Institute
Proton NMR spectroscopy of the entorhinal cortex in apoE4 and apoE3 mice

11:15 ~ 11:30 am Yaakov Stern, PhD, Columbia University
Using imaging to understand cognitive reserve

11:30 ~ 11:45 am Rebecca Feldman, PhD, Mount Sinai
3D magnetic resonance spectroscopic imaging of patients with medically refractory epilepsy

11:45 ~ 12:00 pm Matthew Hoptman, PhD, Nathan Kline Institute
Amygdala functional connectivity patterns in late-life major depression

12:00 ~ 12:15 pm Yunglin Gazes, PhD, Columbia University
Functional activation, and not white matter integrity, contributes to age-related differences in vocabulary

12:15 ~ 2:45 pm Lunch and Poster Session
See next page for poster number assignments

2:45 ~ 4:15 pm Oral Presentation 3
2:45 ~ 3:00 pm Jose Gutierrez, MD, Columbia University Medical Center
Brain arterial diameters and cognitive performance: the Northern Manhattan Study

3:00 ~ 3:15 pm Ray Lee, PhD, Columbia University
Reciprocal couplings in eye contact

3:15 ~ 3:30 pm Christine Fung, PhD Candidate, Columbia University
Mapping cerebral blood volume in aging tau transgenic mice

3:30 ~ 3:45 pm Maggie Fung, PhD, GE Health Care
Insight into mild traumatic brain injury using advanced MRI techniques & systems

3:45 ~ 4:00 pm Zeynep Suar, PhD, Stevens Institute of Technology’s
Correlating relative myelin content and dissipative properties of the pediatric brain: An in-vivo MRI study

4:00 ~ 4:15 pm Anna Zilverstand, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
Resting-State Connectivity Defines Neurobiological Subtypes Underlying Different Personality Profiles in Cocaine Addiction

4:15 ~ 5:00 pm Farewell Comments and Reception

Poster Number Assignment
(Poster-board size is 4’x6’)

Poster 1: Huang, Andy Yu ; City College; A fully automated volumetric approach for modeling transcranial electrical stimulation: comparing opensource tools with commercial software.

Poster 2: Stetsenko, Anya; Rutgers University; Effect of virtual environments of small and large angular size on magno- and parvocellular visual pathways in people with schizophrenia.

Poster 3: Migliori, Bianca; Columbia University; Light Sheet Theta Microscopy for High-resolution Quantitative Imaging of Large Biological Systems.

Poster 4: Parker, David; Columbia University; Attention modulates the negative BOLD response in DMN without disrupting its functional connectivity.

Poster 5: Merz Emily, Columbia University; Socioeconomic Status, Family Routines, and Prefrontal Cortical Structure in Children.

Poster 6: Padormo Francesco, Mount Sinai; Multiband Simultaneous Spin Echo Imaging – an alternative to Turbo Spin Echo.

Poster 7: He, Hengda; Columbia University; Region-Based Spatial Normalization for fMRI Research in Brain Aging.

Poster 8: Terem, Itamar; Stanford University; Revealing sub-voxel motions of brain tissue using phase-based Amplified MRI.

Poster 9: McIntosh, James; Columbia University; Development of a closed-loop EEG-fMRI-TMS system for optimal alpha phase synchronized activation of anterior cingulate cortex.

Poster 10: Dragich, Joanna; Columbia University; Loss of selective autophagy protein Alfy/Wdfy3, a genetic risk factor for neurodevelopmental disorders, impacts behavior, white matter connectivity and brain size in mice.

Poster 11: Faller, Josef; Columbia University; A comparison of singel-trial EEG classification and EEG informed fMRI across three MR compatible EEG recording systems.

Poster 12: Alper, Judy; Mount Sinai; Automated Hippocampal Subfield Segmentation using 7T MRI in Patients with Major Depressive Disorder: First Results.

Poster 13: Datta, Malika; Columbia University; Rapid high-resolution mapping of mammalian brain architecture.

Poster 14: Vaidya, Manushka; NYU; Improved Efficacy of Cerebellar fMRI at 7T with Dielectric Pads Extending the Imaging Region of a Commercial Head Coil.

Poster 15: Sweeney, Melissa; Columbia University; Regional Cortical Thickness and Neuroticism across the Lifespan.

Poster 16: Begasse de Dhaen, Olivia; Columbia University; Arterial Spin-Labeled Magnetic Resonance Imaging Hyperperfusion in a case of Transient Headache and Neurologic Deficits with Cerebrospinal Fluid Lymphocytosis.

Poster 17, Yuan, Rui; NJIT; Meta-Analytic Parcellation Based On Text, and its application to the human thalamus.

Poster 18: Mirza, Samia; Touro College; fMRI Pre and Post Bariatric Surgery in Binge Eating and non-Binge Eating Participants

Poster 19: Issa Garcia, Victor; Columbia University; Volumetric MRI-based studies of brain structures are a tool to understand neurodegenerative processes such as Alzheimer’s Disease.

Poster 20: Di, Xin; NJIT; Assessing task related brain connectivity in a fast event-related designed stop signal task using psychophysiological interaction and beta series correlation.

Poster 21: Cycowicz, Yael; Columbia University; The Role of Cognitive Control during Intertemporal Choice Task among Impulsive and Non Impulsive Subjects.

Poster 22: Pathak, Yagna; Columbia University; Developing neuromodulation targets for Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder using simultaneous EEG-fMRI.

Poster 23: Dong, Zhengchao; Columbia University; An Optimization Method for Fas in MR Fingerpringing.

Poster 24: Marie, Wölfer; NJIT; Brain-derived neurotrophic factor (BDNF) as a potential biomarker for resting-state network remodeling after ketamine infusion.