Marsico Hallway

Wednesday April 24, 2019

Bioinformatics 1131, 130 Mason Farm Road, Chapel Hill

08:30-08:55 AM: Breakfast

08:55-09:00 AM: Tamara Branca, PhD., Associate Professor, Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Opening Remarks

09:00-10:00 AM: Peter van Zijl PhD., Professor, Chief, Section of Neuroscience, Division of MRI Research, Department of Radiology
Johns Hoppkins University School of Medicine, Director of the F. M. Kirby Research Center, Kennedy Krieger Institute, “Molecular Imaging Using CEST Contrast”

10:00-10:30 AM: Warren Warren, PhD., James B. Duke Professor of Chemistry, Professor Department of Physics, Radiology, and Biomedical Engineering, Duke University “Making Hyperpolarization Simple, Fast and Cheap for NMR and MRI”

10:30-10:45 AM: Coffee Break

10:45-11:15 AM:  Eran Dayan, PhD., Assistant Professor, Department of Radiology and Biomedical Research Imaging Center, University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill “Towards a systems-level understanding of Parkinson’s disease: evidence from neuroimaging”

11:15-11:45 AM: Christopher Whitlow, MD, PhD., Associate Professor, Radiologic Sciences, and Biomedical Engineering, Wake Forest University “Effects of Sports-Related Subconcussive Head Impact Exposure on Brain Structure and Function”

11:45 AM -12:15 PM: Caterina Gallippi, PhD., Associate Professor, Department of Biomedical Engineering, North Carolina State University and UNC-CH “Viscoelastic Response Ultrasound for Delineating Dystrophic Muscle Degeneration in Boys”

12:15-2:30 PM: Lunch & Poster Session (Marsico Hall, BRIC Lobby)