Program


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November 21st 2017, Tuesday

Istanbul University, Faculty of Dentistry, Gazanfer Zembilci Conference Hall, ÇAPA

Symposium: Recent Advances in Human Brain Mapping

09:30 – 10:00 Registration
10:00 – 10:30 Opening Remarks
Representatives of Supporting Institutions
Session Chairs: Çiğdem Özkara, Yağız Üresin
10:30 – 11:15 Keynote Lecture: Pedro A. Valdes-Sosa (Cuban Neuroscience Center)

The Effective Brain Connectome: an inverse problem

11:15 – 12:00 Keynote Lecture: Roland Beisteiner (Medical University of Vienna)

Can fMRI generate valid clinical reports?

12:00 – 13:00 Lunch
Session Chairs: Sacit Karamürsel, Esin Öztürk-Işık
13:00 – 13:45 Keynote Lecture: Tolga Çukur (Bilkent University)

Pushing the envelopes of structural and functional MRI: efforts at Bilkent Brain Research Center

13:45 – 14:30 Keynote Lecture: Metehan Çiçek (Ankara University, Brain Research Center)

Time perception: Relations with working memory and reward prospect

14:30 – 15:15 Keynote Lecture: Tolga Esat Özkurt (Middle East Technical University)

Brain oscillatory signatures of memory errors

15:15 – 15:45 Coffee Break
15:45 – 17:15 Panel Session: Neuroimaging in Clinics
Moderator: Kubilay Aydın
Cumhur Taş (Üsküdar University)

Neuroimaging in social cognition

Bora Baskak (Ankara University)

Functional prefrontal correlates of jumping to conclusions bias in psychosis

Ayşe Aralaşmak (Bezmialem University)

Clinical applications of functional neuroimaging

Session Chair: Ahmet Ademoğlu
17:15 – 18:00 Keynote Lecture: Ata Akın (Acıbadem University)

Promise of functional Near Infrared Spectroscopy (fNIRS)

18:00 – 20:00 Welcome Reception

 

November 22st 2017, Wednesday

Istanbul University, Faculty of Dentistry, Gazanfer Zembilci Conference Hall, ÇAPA

09:30 – 11:00 Panel Session: Multimodal Neuroimaging of Neurodegenerative Disorders
Moderator: Tamer Demiralp
Ali Bayram (Istanbul University)

Neuroimaging of neurodegenerative disorders at Istanbul University Hulusi Behcet Life Sciences Research Laboratory

Esin Öztürk-Işık (Boğaziçi University)

Multiparametric MR imaging of Parkinson’s disease MCI

İ. Hakan Gürvit (Istanbul University)

Multimodal Imaging and Intrinsic Connectivity Networks in Neurodegenerative Diseases

11:00 – 11:30 Coffee Break
11:30 – 12:15 Plenary Session: International Neuroinformatics Coordinating Facility
Session Chair: Başar Bilgiç
Linda Lanyon (INCF)

INCF: Advancing global collaborative brain research

12:15 – 13:15 Lunch
13:15 – 15:00 Panel Session: Technical Approaches in Human Brain Mapping
Moderator: İ. Hakan Gürvit
Burak Acar (Boğaziçi University)

Imaging the Brain Wiring

Kemal S. Türker (Koç University)

Using reflexes as tools to study functional wiring diagram of human nervous system

Fuat Balcı (Koç University)

Speed-accuracy tradeoff in decisions: Behavior, Brain & Psychopathology

Onur Özyurt (Telemed Teknoloji Ltd.)

Hardware/software development for functional neuroimaging

15:00 – 15:15 Coffee Break
15:15 – 17:00 Panel Session: Computational Neuroscience
Moderator: Uğur Halıcı
Neslihan Serap Şengör (Istanbul Technical University)

Modelling Basal Ganglia Circuit: from ANN (artificial neural networks) to SNN (spiking neural networks)

Burak Güçlü (Boğaziçi University)

Artificial sense of touch: Design for a cortical neuroprosthesis

Murat Okatan (Cumhuriyet University)

Truncation thresholds: a pair of spike detection thresholds computed using truncated probability distributions

İlkay Ulusoy (Middle East Technical University)

Effective connectivity modeling of human brain

17:00 – 17:15 Coffee Break
17:15 – 19:00 Round-Table: Enlargement of the OHBM-Turkey Chapter and Building the Turkish Node of the INCF – Creating a Network of Turkish Neuroimaging and Neuroinformatics Centers
Moderator: Cengizhan Öztürk, Tamer Demiralp
• International Neuroinformatics Coordinating Facility (INCF)
• Brain Research Society – Turkey
• Acıbadem University, Departments of Radiology, Physiology and Biomedical Engineering
• Ankara University, Brain Research Center
• Bezmialem University, Department of Radiology
• Bilkent University, Neuroscience Graduate Program
• Boğaziçi University, Institute of Biomedical Engineering
• Cumhuriyet University, Department of Biomedical Engineering
• Istanbul Technical University, Department of Electrical Engineering
• Istanbul University, Hulusi Behçet Life Sciences Research Center
• İstinye University, Neuroscience Graduate Program
• Koç University, Neuroscience Graduate Program
• Middle East Technical University, Neuroscience and Neurotechnology Graduate Program
• Özyeğin University, Department of Computer Science
20:00 – 24:00 Gala Dinner

 

November 23rd – 25th 2017

Hulusi Behçet Life Sciences Research Laboratory (HUBAL), Neuroscience Unit

fMRI Course