Program

November 21st 2017, Thuesday

Aziz Sancar Institute of Experimental Medicine, Prof. Dr. Sevim Büyükdevrim Conferance Hall

Symposium: Recent Advances in Human Brain Mapping

09:00 – 10:00 Registration
10:00 – 10:30 Opening Remarks
Representatives of Supporting Institutions
10:30 – 11:15 Keynote Lecture: Pedro Valdes-Sosa (Cuban Neuroscience Center)
(Title TBA)
11:15 – 12:00 Keynote Lecture: Roland Beisteiner (Medical University of Vienna)
Can fMRI generate valid clinical reports?
12:00 – 13:00 Lunch
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 – 15:00 Coffee Break
15:00 – 15:45 Keynote Lecture: Tolga Esat Özkurt (Middle East Technical University)
Brain oscillatory signatures of memory errors
15:45 – 17:15 Panel Session: Neuroimaging of Cognition
Moderator: Başar Bilgiç (Istanbul University)
Cumhur Taş (Üsküdar University)
Bora Baskak (Ankara University)
17:15 – 18:00 Keynote Lecture: Ata Akın (Acıbadem University)
(Title TBA)
18:00 – 20:00 Welcome Reception

 

November 22st 2017, Wednesday

Aziz Sancar Institute of Experimental Medicine, Prof. Dr. Sevim Büyükdevrim Conferance Hall

09:00 – 10:30 Panel Session: Multimodal Neuroimaging of Neurodegenerative Disorders
Moderator: Tamer Demiralp (Istanbul University)
Ali Bayram (Istanbul University)
Esin Öztürk-Işık (Boğaziçi University)

Multiparametric MR imaging of Parkinson’s disease MCI

Hakan Gürvit (Istanbul University)

10:30 – 11:00 Coffee Break
11:00 – 12:00 Plenary Session: International Neuroinformatics Coordinating Facility
Linda Lanyon
12:00 – 13:00 Lunch
13:00 – 14:30 Panel Session: Engineering Aspects of Human Brain Mapping
Moderator: Ata Akın
Burak Acar (Boğaziçi University)
Ahmet Ademoğlu (Boğaziçi University)
14:30 – 16:00 Panel Session: Computational Neuroscience
Moderator: Sacit Karamürsel (İstinye University)
Neslihan Şengör (Istanbul Technical University)

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

Burak Güçlü (Boğaziçi University)
İlkay Ulusoy (Middle East Technical University)

16:00 – 16:30 Coffee Break
16:30 – 18:00 Round-Table: Building the Turkish Node of INCF – Creating a Network of Turkish Neuroimaging and Neuroinformatics Centers
Moderator: Cengizhan Öztürk / Ahmet Ademoğlu
* Istanbul University, Hulusi Behçet Life Sciences Research Center
* Ankara University, Brain Research Center
* Boğaziçi University, Institute of Biomedical Engineering
* Middle East Technical University, Neuroscience and Neurotechnology Graduate Program
* Bilkent University, Neuroscience Graduate Program
* Koç University, Neuroscience Graduate Program
* Acıbadem University, Departments of Radiology, Physiology and Biomedical Engineering
* Brain Research Society – Turkey
19:00 – 23:00 Gala Dinner

 

November 23rd – 25th 2017

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

fMRI Course