Please see the complete listing of events below, as all events may not appear on the calendars above.
SUMMER WORKSHOP: Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging (fMRI): What It Is, How It Works, and How to Use It in Your Research
Led by Kate Pirog Revill (Facility for Education and Research in Neuroscience[FERN], Emory University)
With additional presentations by Emory fMRI Researchers
Friday, May 17th, 2013 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Workshop Description: This one-day workshop will focus on what fMRI is, what it can and cannot do, and how you can use this technology to further your research. The morning session will be an introduction and overview of what fMRI is and how to interpret fMRI findings. It will include a discussion of current methodological controversies as well as short presentations by faculty members currently using this technology in their research. The afternoon session will focus on the steps and skills involved in conducting fMRI research. Following a brief discussion of MRI safety, participants will have the opportunity to tour the new FERN Center and observe a live scanner demonstration. A demonstration and discussion of fMRI data analysis will follow.
MORNING SESSION: The Basics 9:00 am until 12:15 pm
Introduction to the Basics + Current Issues and Controversies, and Faculty Neuroimaging Showcase
LUNCH FOR ALL ATTENDEES 12:15 -1:45 pm
AFTERNOON SESSION: Getting Down to Brass Tacks 1:45 pm until 5:00 pm
Safety Presentation, FERN Tour, Scanner Demonstration, Data Processing Tutorial & Demonstration
Limited seating by reservation only. Reservations will be accepted on a first come, first served basis. NO EXPERIENCE NECESSARY –WE WELCOME PARTICIPATION FROM INTERESTED NOVICES!
You may register for the morning session, the afternoon session, or both.
RSVP to Tamara Beck at firstname.lastname@example.org by Friday, April 26th. Please provide your name, departmental affiliation, rank, and a brief statement of your experience with and/or interest in using fMRI.