Neurophotonics Center’s 3rd Annual Symposium

We welcome you to join us on Tuesday, January 14, 2020 for the 3rd Annual Neurophotonics Center Symposium.

LOCATION: Boston University Photonics Center, 8 Saint Mary’s St, Boston, MA 02215.

AGENDA

7:45-8:25 AM Breakfast and Registration Check in
8:25-8:30 AM Introduction and Welcome to Symposium
Session 1: Jad Noueihed & Ryan McNaughton

High Speed Sensing


 

8:30 – 8:50 AM

 

Ji-Xin Cheng (Boston University)

Vibrational Spectroscopic Imaging to Unveil Hidden Signatures in Living Systems
 

9:00 – 9:20 AM

 

Eric Schreiter (Janelia)

Chemigenetic Indicators of Neuronal Activity
 

9:30 – 9:50 AM

 

Xue Han (Boston University)

Multimodal Optical Analysis of Biological Neural Networks Across Scales
10:00 – 10:15 AM Student Poster – Lightning Talks

10:15 – 10:30 AM                      Break

Session 2: Kaitlyn Dorst & Scott Knudstrup

Longitudinal Imaging


10:30 – 10:50 AM Ian Davison (Boston University) Sensory-Guided Navigation with Odor Cues
 

11:00 – 11:20 AM

 

Mark Andermann (Harvard)

Chronic Imaging of Intermingled Ensembles of Cortical Neurons Encoding Stimulus Identity or Predicted Outcome
 

 

11:30 – 11:50 AM

 

 

Ed Boyden (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)

 

 

Optical Tools for Analyzing and Repairing Complex Biological Systems

12:00 – 1:15 PM                         Lunch

Session 3: Caroline Habjan & Jean-Marc Tsang Min Ching

Techniques for Whole Brain Imaging with High Resolution


1:15 – 1:30 PM Student Poster – Lightning Talks
 

1:30 – 1:50 PM

 

Mike Economo (Boston University)

Whole-Brain Imaging of Long-Range Connectivity in the Mouse Brain
 

2:00 – 2:20 PM

 

Jian Ren (Mass General Hospital)

Interrogation of Intact Murine Brains with Optical Elastic Scattering
 

2:30 – 2:50 PM

 

Tomas Kirchhausen (Harvard Medical School)

Imaging Subcellular Dynamics from Molecules to Multicellular Organisms

NRT Trainee Poster Session

3:00 – 4:30 PM                          Break & Poster Session

Session 4: Meredith Pecukonis & Natalie Gilmore

Human Neuroimaging: From Bench to Bedside


 

4:30 – 4:50 PM

 

Alexander von Lühmann (Boston University)

Toward Multimodal Neuroimaging in the Everyday World: Progress and Improved Physiological Noise Modelling in fNIRS
 

 

 

5:00 – 5:20 PM

 

 

 

Jodi Gilman (Harvard)

Delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol intoxication is associated with increased prefrontal activation as assessed with functional near-infrared spectroscopy: A report of a potential biomarker of intoxication

 

 

5:30 – 5:50 PM

 

 

Kaja Jasinska (University of Delaware)

Beyond the Laboratory: Application of fNIRS Neuroimaging in Remote, Low-Resource Settings for Global Child Development Research
6:00 PM David Boas (Boston University) – Closing Remarks