fMRI Course


Language of the fMRI Course will be in Turkish.
Kurs dili Türkçe olacaktır.

Instructors:
Metehan Çiçek – Ankara University, Brain Research Center (BAUM)
Tamer Demiralp – Istanbul University, Hulusi Behcet Life Sciences Research Lab.
Ali Bayram – Istanbul University, Aziz Sancar Institute of Experimental Medicine, Dept. of Neuroscience
Emre Kale – Ankara University, Brain Research Center (BAUM)
Sertaç Üstün – Ankara University, Medical Faculty, Dept. of Physiology
Elif Kurt – Istanbul University, Aziz Sancar Institute of Experimental Medicine, Dept. of Neuroscience
Çiğdem Ulaşoğlu Yıldız – Istanbul University, Hulusi Behcet Life Sciences Research Lab.
Ani Kıçik – Istanbul University, Aziz Sancar Institute of Experimental Medicine, Dept. of Neuroscience

November 23rd 09:30- 10:30 Introduction to fMRI – Physiological Basis of BOLD Signal
Metehan Çiçek
10:30- 11:30 Preprocessing of fMRI data
H. Emre Kale
11:30- 12:30 General Linear Model, First and Second Level Analyses
H. Emre Kale
12:30-13:30 LUNCH
13:30-15:30 Practical Session: Preprocessing (SPM 12)
Sertaç Üstün
15:30-17:30 Preactical Session: I. and II. Level Analyses (SPM 12)
Sertaç Üstün
November 24th 09:30- 10:30 Practical Session: General Repetition (SPM 12)
Sertaç Üstün
10:30- 11:30 Experimental Design for fMRI Studies
Metehan Çiçek
11:30- 12:30 Experimental Design – Teamwork
Metehan Çiçek
12:30-13:30 LUNCH
13:30-14:00 COBIDAS Report (Best Practices in Data Analysis and Sharing)
Ali Bayram
14:00-15:00 Structural and Functional Connectivities in the Brain
Tamer Demiralp
15:00-17:30 Independent Component Analysis with Practical Session (GIFT)
Elif Kurt, Ani Kıçik
November 25th 09:30- 11:30 Seed Based Connectivity Analyses with Practical Session (CONN)
Elif Kurt, Çiğdem Ulaşoğlu-Yıldız
11:30- 12:30 Spectral Analyses and Dynamic Functional Connectivity
Ali Bayram
12:30-13:30 LUNCH
13:30-16:00 Diffusion Tensor Imaging with Practical Session
Çiğdem Ulaşoğlu-Yıldız, Ali Bayram
16:00-17:00 Surface Based Gray Matter Parcellation (FreeSurfer)
Ali Bayram
17:00-17:30 General Evaluation of the Course and Closing Remarks

Reference Materials:
COBIDAS-Report: http://www.humanbrainmapping.org/i4a/pages/index.cfm?pageid=3728
CONN: https://www.nitrc.org/projects/conn
FSL: http://fsl.fmrib.ox.ac.uk/fsl/fslwiki/
GIFT: http://mialab.mrn.org/software/gift/
Human Brain Function: http://www.fil.ion.ucl.ac.uk/spm/doc/books/hbf2/
SPM: http://www.fil.ion.ucl.ac.uk/spm/