Texas Tech University

Neuroimaging Symposium On Advances in Neuroimaging Approaches and Applications

March 24, 2016 at Texas Tech University

The Texas Tech Neuroimaging Institute (TTNI) will present a half-day Symposium on "Advances in Neuroimaging Approaches and Applications" on March 24 at the Texas Tech University Innovation Hub at Research Park, 3911 4th Street, Lubbock, TX 79415.

Organizing Co-chairs

Sunanda Mitra: Paul Whitfield Horn Professor of Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering at Texas Tech and Steve Wright, Royce E. Wisenbaker II Professor of Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering at Texas A&M University


There is no fee for this symposium, but we do ask that you register. 

Register for the symposium. 

Tentative Agenda

10 a.m. Welcome
10 a.m.- 11 a.m. Poster Session on research conducted at the TTNI and by the Computational Neuroimaging Cluster at Texas Tech
11 a.m.- 12 p.m. Brief Research Presentations from Texas Tech and Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center
12 p.m. Working Lunch (provided)
12:30 p.m.

Presentations from the following Invited Speakers:

  1. Vince Calhoun, Executive Science Officer and Director of  the MIND Research Network (MRN) 

    "The chronnectome: incorporating time into the whole-brain functional connectome"

  2. Javier Gonzalez-Castillo, Staff Scientist, Functional Imaging Methods (FIM), NIH 

    "Multi-echo EPI for resting state and activation based fMRI"

  3. Changho Choi, Professor, Advanced Imaging Research Center / Radiology University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center

    "1H MR spectroscopy of 2-hydroxyglutarate in brain tumors in vivo"

  4. Steve Wright, Royce E. Wisenbaker II Professor of ECE at TAMU

    "Progress towards simultaneous multi-nuclear and multi-coil imaging and spectroscopy" 
2:30 p.m. Future of Neuroimaging research: Remarks from the invited speakers
3:15 p.m. Greetings from Robert Duncan, Senior Vice President for Research, Texas Tech (via Skype)