Program Agenda and Speakers

2016 Triangle Imaging Symposium at UNC BRIC

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Wednesday, March 23rd

Bioinformatics 1131, 130 Mason Farm Road, Chapel Hill

08:30-08:50 AM:  Breakfast

08:50-09:00 AM:  Weili Lin, PhD., Director, Biomedical Research Imaging Center, Dixie Lee Boney Soo Distinguished Professor of Neurological Medicine and Professor of Radiology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Opening Remarks

09:00-10:00 AM:  John Gore, Ph.D., Director, Vanderbilt University Institute of Imaging Science, Hertha Ramsey Cress Chair in Medicine and Professor of Radiology and Radiological Sciences, Vanderbilt University
Keynote Lecture: “Some new directions in structural and functional MRI” 

10:00-10:30 AM:  Zibo Li, Ph.D., Director, Cyclotron and Radiochemistry Research Program, Associate Professor of Radiology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
“Development of novel molecular imaging probes: from basic science to translational research”

10:30-10:40 AM:  Coffee Break

10:40-11:10 AM:  David Lalush, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Department of Biomedical Engineering, North Carolina State University
“Simultaneous PET-MRI in cancer and neuroimaging”

11:10-11:40 AM:  Paul Dayton, Ph.D., Associate Department Chair, Professor, Department of Biomedical Engineering, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
“Advanced ultrasound techniques for cancer imaging”

11:40-12:10 PM:  Tamara Branca, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
“Perspectives of xenon gas as a probe for tissues beyond the lungs”

12:10-13:30 PM:  Lunch

13:30-14:30 AM:  Allen Song, Ph.D., Director, Center for Brain Imaging and Analysis, Professor, Department of Radiology, Duke University
Duke Imaging Lecture: “High-resolution MRI of the human brain”

14:30-15:30 AM:  Paul Laurienti, M.D., Ph.D., Director, Laboratory for Complex Brain Networks, Professor, Department of Radiology, Wake Forest University
Wake Forest Imaging Lecture: “Complexity theory and brain networks”

15:30-17:00 PM:  Meet the speakers, Poster and Tour

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