Upcoming Presentations:

 

Fall 2016-Spring 2017 Presentations
 

              

Dr. Paul Laurienti (M.D./Ph.D.)

Professor, Radiology
Center on Diabetes, Obesity, and Metabolism
Wake Forest School of Medicine

To be announced
Paul D. Coverdell Building S-175

Talk Tilte:
To be Announced

For more information about
Dr. Laurienti work visit: 
Wake Forest Profile: Dr. Paul Laurienti

           

Distinguished Speaker:
Dr. Godfrey Pearlson

Director Olin Center for Neuropsychiatry 
Research Center
Professor, Psychiatry and Neuroscience
Yale School of Medicine

Thursday, December 1st, 2016 - 3:30 PM
Paul D. Coverdell Building S-175

Talk Tilte:
Marijuana - The Upsides and Downsides
of a Complex Substance

For more information about
Dr. Pearlson's work visit: 
Yale Profile: Godrey Pearlson

This Colloquium is in partnership with the Neuroscience Division of BHSI

            

Distinguished Speaker:
Dr. Yi Wang

Distinguished Professor
Weill Cornell Medical College, Cornell University 

Tuesday July 26th, 2016 - 3:00 PM
Paul D. Coverdell Building S-175

Talk Tilte:
Quantitative susceptibility mapping of biometals:
neurodegeneration, inflammation & oxygenation 

For more information about
Dr. Wang work visit: 
Cornell Profile: Yi Wang

 

Past Presentations:

Fall 2015 - Spring 2016 Presentations 

              

Dr. Kim Wallen

Emory University

November 6, 2015 - 2:30 pm

Coverdell S 175

Talk Title: "The eye of the beholder: Sex differences in neural and subjective response to sexual images"

          

Dr. Graeme Mason

Yale University

December 3, 2015 - 3:30 pm

Coverdell S 175

Co-sponsored with Neuroscience Seminar Series

Talk Title: "Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy of Brain Metabolism of Glucose, Acetate, and Ethanol"

         

Dr. Christopher Conway

Georgia State University

February 19, 2016 - 3 p.m.

Coverdell S175  

Talk Title: "Learning structure in time: The neurocognitive basis of sequential learning and its role in language development"

          

Distinguished Speaker:

Dr. Susan Whitfield-Gabrieli

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

April 21, 2016- 3:30 p.m.

Coverdell S175

Talk Title: "Clinical Applications of Resting State Networks: Clinical Characterization, Novel Treatments and Prediction of Clinical Outcome"

 

2015

Dr. Jessica Turner
Georgia State University
"Genetic networks and gray matter deficits in schizophrenia"

Dr. Stefan Everling
Western University - Canada
"Resting-state fMRI in monkeys:Neural correlates and alterations following focal stroke"

2014

Dr. Negar Fani
Emory University
"Emotional and Cognitive Manifestations of Posttraumatic Stress: Moving Toward New Diagnostic Classifications and Treatment Methods for Traumatized Individuals”

Dr. Lewis Wheaton
Georgia Institute of Technology
"Action Encoding for Skillful Motor Rehabilitation: Concepts from Central and Peripheral Nervous System Injury”

Roberto Cabeza, Ph.D. 
Duke University
“Compensatory Brain Activity in Older Adults”

Dr. Daniel L. Drane, Ph.D., ABPP(CN)
Emory University School of Medicine
"Decreasing Cognitive Morbidity of Epilepsy Surgery Through Enhanced Knowledge of Neural Networks and Novel Laser Ablation Technology"

2013

James Rilling, Ph.D.
Emory University
"Comparative primate neuroimaging: insights into human brain evolution"

Bruce Crosson, Ph.D.
Emory University School of Medicine 
"Neural Systems in Language: From Aging to Aphasia"

Hui Mao, Ph.D.
Emory University 
"MRI Biomarkers for Alzheimer's Disease and Dementia"

Helen Mayberg, M.D.
Emory University School of Medicine 
"Precision Medicine: The Evolving Role for Imaging in Optimizing Treatment for Depression"

Olaf Sporns, Ph.D.
Indiana University Bloomington
"Discovering the Human Connectome"

2012 

Mukesh Dhamala, Ph.D.
Georgia State University
“Patterns of Brain Activity During Decision-Making Processes”

Shella Keilholz, Ph.D.
Georgia Institute of Technology
“Spatiotemporal Dynamics of Spontaneous BOLD Fluctuations”

Lawrence Sweet, Ph.D.
Brown University Alpert Medical School
“Functional Neuroimaging Approaches and Applications in Clinical Research”

2011

Russell A. Poldrack , Ph.D.
University of Texas at Austin 
"Putting on the Brakes: The Neural Basis of Response Inhibition"

Joe Manns, Ph.D. 
Emory University Department of Psychology
"The Hippocampus and Memory for Items in Context"

Chris Rorden, Ph.D.
GA Tech Center for Advanced Brain Imaging
"The Left Frontal Lobe's Role in Language"

2010

Stephan Hamman, Ph.D. 
Emory University
"Neural Mechanisms of Emotion and Emotional Memory"

Xiaoping P. Hu, Ph.D. 
Director, Biomedical Imaging Technology Center
Georgia Tech and Emory University  
"Functional Connectivity and Causal Connectivity in Resting State Brain Networks Derived from fMRI Data"

Audrey Duarte , Ph.D.
Georgia Institute of Technology
"Aging and the Neural Systems Supporting Associative Recollection"

Kent A. Kiehl, Ph.D. 
University of New Mexico
"The Criminal Psychopath Revealed: Assessment, Recidivism, Treatment and Neuroscience"

2009

Jay Hedgé, Ph.D.
Medical College of Georgia
"Vision as Inference"

Johanna Kissler, Ph.D.
University of Konstanz, Germany
"What's in a Word? Emotion in Visual Word Processing"

Dean Sabatinelli, Ph.D.
University of Georgia
"Investigating the Timing of Emotional Perception with Functional MRI"

Jason Kao, M.S.
University of Georgia
“Multi-objective Optimal Experimental Designs for Event-related fMRI Studies"

2008

Martin Paulus, Ph.D. 
University of California
"Decision-making and Interoception"

2007

John Sweeney, Ph.D
University of Illinois, Chicago
"Cognitive Neuroscience of Neurodevelopmental Disorders"

2006

Jerry Allison, Ph.D.
Medical College of Georgia
“Three Tesla MRI: Capabilities, Opportunities and Challenges” 

2005

Gregory G. Brown, Ph.D.
University of California, San Diego
“Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging: A Survey of Applications in Clinical Neuroscience”

Daniel Weissman, Ph.D.
Duke University
“The Neural Mechanisms for Minimizing Distraction"

Professor Friedemann,
University of Cambridge, UK
“Brain Reflections of Language and Actions”

2004

Xiaoping Hu, Ph.D.
Georgia Tech and Emory University
“Mapping Brain Function and Connectivity with MRI”