fNIRS Training Workshop – November 7-9, 2018

The BU Neurophotonics Center is organizing a 3-day course on functional Near-Infrared Spectroscopy (fNIRS) on November 7-9, 2018. The course will include lectures, hands-on sessions with fNIRS instruments, and a strong emphasis on data analysis exercises using the Homer2 software.

The fee for the 3 day course is $650, registration will open in May 2018. This workshop is open to all researchers including non-BU researchers.

If you have any questions, please contact Stacey Ladieu.


REGISTRATION FORM – This course was a great success. We will hold our next course Novemeber 6-8, 2019. See you then.

Training Materials from the course can be found here.

Rajen Kilachand Center for Integrated Life Sciences & Engineering

610 Commonwealth Ave, Boston, MA

The Hotel Commonwealth is offering a discounted rate of $279 per night (+ taxes) to the workshop participants, for its standard single- or double-occupancy guest rooms. The hotel is located less than 10 min walking distance, or 4 min by T, from the CILSE building where the workshop will take place. You need to make a reservation no later than Sunday, October 14th, 2018 to take advantage of their discounted group rate. Identify yourself as part of the BU Neurophotonics 3-day fNIRS workshop when calling their Reservations Department toll-free at (866) 784-4000 (in the United States and Canada) or at (617) 532-5019. You may also make a reservation via e-mail at allreservations@hotelcommonwealth.com.

Other nearby accommodations

Courtyard Marriott in Coolidge Corner
40 Webster Street, Brookline, MA 02446
Distance from BU Kilachand Center: 1.6 miles, 20 min by T

Holiday Inn Boston-Brookline
1200 Beacon Street Brookline, MA 02446
Distance from BU Kilachand Center: 1 mile, 15 min by T

The Hyatt Regency Cambridge
575 Memorial Drive, Cambridge, MA 02139
Distance from BU Kilachand Center: 1.2 miles, 15-25 min by T or walking
Shuttle service to BU available Monday-Friday


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