BigBrain Workshop 2017 Montreal : Schedule – UPDATED

BigBrain Workshop 2017
From open data to novel applications

November 3rd, 2017
8:30 – 17:00

Montréal Neurological Institute
McGill University
3801, rue University
Montréal, QC
http://mcin-cnim.ca

BigBrain Workshop Montreal 2017- schedule
UPDATED

8:30 – 9:00 : Registration and coffee
9:00 – 9:15 : Dr Alan C Evans (MCIN, Ludmer Centre, McGill U) – Opening remarks
9:15 – 10:15 : Pr Karl Zilles (Forschungszentrum Jülich, INM-1) : Cortical layers : A perspective from receptors and fibers
10:45 – 11:00 : break

Data acquisition and neuroinformatics

11:00 – 11:30 : Nicola Palomero-Gallagher (Forschungszentrum Jülich, INM-1) : 3D reconstruction of the cyto- and receptoarchitecture of the primate brain
11:30 – 12:00 : Fahmeed Hyder (Yale U, New Haven, CT, USA): A digital metabolic map of human brain from BigBrain
12:00 – 12:15 : Tristan Glatard (Concordia U) : Efficient processing of ultrahigh-resolution 3D images with Apache Spark
12:15 – 12:30 : Hartmut Mohlberg (Forschungszentrum Jülich, INM-1) : Workflows and tools for the cytoarchitectonic mapping in BigBrain datasets
12:30 – 13:30 : Lunch

Data visualisation

13:30 – 13:45 : Vadim Istomin (Brain Imaging Informatics, LLC, NY, USA) : Presenting BigBrain on a small computer: texture-based rendering of sparse 3D data on high-end GPU.
13:45 – 14:00 : Louis Borgeat (National Research Council of Canada, Ottawa, ON) : Big Brain Atlas development with Atelier3D-MCIN

Applications : Subcortical atlases

14:00 – 14:15 : Rosanna Olsen (Rotman Research Institute, Baycrest, Toronto) : Harmonization of hippocampal subfield segmentation
14:15 – 14:30 : Jordan DeKraker (U of Western Ontario,Toronto) : Unfolded hippocampal coordinate system in 3D histology
14:30 – 14:45 : Sherri L Jones (Douglas Hospital, McGill U): The BigBrain as a validation tool in a manual segmentation protocol of the human hypothalamus: Applications on project Ice Storm
14:45 – 15:00 : Abbas Sadikot (Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital, McGill U) : A 3-D high resolution model of the subcortical structure of BigBrain
15:00 – 15:15 : Alain Dagher (Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital, McGill U) : Subcortical connectomics from big data
15:15 – 15:30 : break + posters

Applications : Cortical mapping

15:30 – 15:45 : Hannah Spitzer (Forschungszentrum Jülich, INM-1) : Towards parcellation of visual cortex using convolutional neural networks
15:45 – 16:00 : Konrad Wagstyl (Cambridge U, UK): Automated segmentation of cortical layers
16:00 – 16:15 : Andrija Stajduhar (U Zagreb, Croatian Institute for Brain Research) : Automatic detection of neurons in large cortical slices
16:15 – 16:30 : Lindsay B Lewis (MCIN, Ludmer Centre): Utilizing simulated high-resolution MRI of the BigBrain for validation of cortical reconstruction pipelines and registration to the Human Connectome Project atlas

Poster session / Forum discussion / BigBrain demos

  • Claude Lepage (MCIN, Ludmer Centre) : BigBrain: From artifact corrections, alignment, and optical-balancing to segmentation and surface extraction
  • Marc Fournier (MCIN, Ludmer Centre): Parcellation of the BigBrain Cortex Using an Adapted K-means Clustering Algorithm
  • Joel Lefebvre, Patrick Delafontaine-Martel (Laboratoire d’Imagerie Optique et Moléculaire, Polytechnique, Montreal) : Automated serial blockface histology: Acquisition, reconstruction and applications
  • Thomas Funck (MCIN, Ludmer Centre) : Optimal spatial resolution for Monte-Carlo PET simulation

The workshop will be restricted to ~100 attendees. The event is free, but registration is mandatory. Lunch will be served.

Registration is now closed

See you soon in Montreal!

 

Details:

BigBrain Workshop
Friday November 3rd
All day starting at 9:00am

Montreal Neurological Institute
McGill University
3801, rue University
Montréal, QC
Canada H3A 2B4

 

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