On Friday, September 8, 2017, the National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders (NIDCD) will hold a symposium on Neural Modeling and Functional Brain Imaging on the National Institutes of Health (NIH) campus in Bethesda, Maryland. The symposium will celebrate the career of Barry Horwitz, Ph.D., chief of the NIDCD’s Section on Brain Imaging and Modeling, who will retire at the end of this year. The seminar is open to the public.
- What: Neural Modeling and Functional Brain Imaging symposium in celebration of the career of Barry Horwitz, Ph.D.
- When: Friday, September 8, 2017, from 9:15 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
- Where: Dale and Betty Bumpers Vaccine Research Center, building 40, rooms 1201/1203, National Institutes of Health campus, Bethesda, Maryland
For questions or reasonable accommodation requests, contact Elyssa Monzack, Ph.D., chief of staff, NIDCD Department of Intramural Research, or Fatima Husain, Ph.D., associate professor, Department of Speech and Hearing Science, University of Illinois.
FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 8, 2017
Welcome and introduction
Session 1: Brain networks and neuroimaging
Olaf Sporns, Ph.D., distinguished professor, provost professor, Robert H. Shaffer chair, Indiana University
Rainer Goebel, Ph.D., professor, cognitive neuroscience, Maastricht University, The Netherlands
|11:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m.||
Session 2: Computational modeling
James Haxby, Ph.D., professor, psychological and brain sciences, Dartmouth College
Marcel Just, Ph.D., D.O., Hebb professor of psychology and director, Center for Cognitive Brain Imaging, Carnegie Mellon University
Antonio Ulloa, Ph.D., Brain Imaging & Modeling Section, NIDCD
Session 3: Brain networks—speech and hearing
Kristina Simonyan, M.D., Ph.D., director of laryngology, voice and speech research, Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School
Fatima Husain, Ph.D., associate professor, department of speech and hearing science, University of Illinois
Session 4: Brain dynamics
Cheryl Grady, Ph.D., senior scientist, Rotman Research Institute, Baycrest Health Sciences, University of Toronto
Randy McIntosh, Ph.D., director, Rotman Research Institute, Baycrest Health Sciences, University of Toronto
Barry Horwitz, Ph.D., chief, Section on Brain Imaging and Modeling, NIDCD