2018 Programme

Interpreting BOLD - Furthering the dialogue between cellular and cognitive neuroscience

9-11 September, 2018
Christ Church, Oxford, UK
Time9th September 2018
10th September 2018
11th September 2018
Morning session 1
9:10 -10.30 am

Blue Boar Lecture Theatre
1.The contribution of neuronal and haemodynamic spatiotemporal profiles to BOLD5. Resting state fMRI: understanding fundamental mechanisms and avoiding artefacts
Jozien Goense (U Glasgow)
Neurovascular coupling across cortical layers

Aniruddha Das (Columbia U)
Endogenous Task-Related Hemodynamic Responses and their link to Reward and Alertness
Patrick Drew (Pennsylvania State)
Spontaneous neural activity and hemodynamic signals in the behaving brain

Kevin Murphy (Cardiff)
Resting state fMRI: signal vs. noise
Morning session 2

11.00 - 12.20

Blue Boar Lecture Theatre
2. High field fMRI and novel analyses6. Using models of cognitive processes to interpret BOLD
Natalia Petridou (UMC, Utrecht)
From blood to neuron; how close can we get with BOLD fMRI at 7T

Samuel Lawrence (Donders Institute)
Laminar organization of bottom-up and top-down response modulations in human visual cortex
Brad Love (UCL)
The dimensionality of neural representations

Helen Barron (Oxford)
Using parallel cross-species investigation to reveal mechanisms for memory guided decisions
Afternoon session 1

13:30 - 14:50

Blue Boar Lecture Theatre
3. Drugs, disease and ageing: effects on BOLD I 7. Variations in neurovascular coupling and BOLD across brain areas
Robin Carhart-Harris (Imperial)
BOLD analyses with MDMA, LSD and psilocybin

Helene Girouard (U Montreal)
How do peripheral conditions affect neurovascular coupling?
Serge Charpak (INSERM, Paris)
Imaging functional hyperemia with microscopic and mesoscopic techniques in same mouse

Arne Ekstrom (UC Davis)
How does the human fMRI BOLD signal relate to intracranially recorded neural signals?
Afternoon session 2

15:10 - 16:30

Blue Boar Lecture Theatre
4. Drugs, disease and ageing: effects on BOLD II 8. Panel discussion and future directions
Chris Schaffer (Cornell)
Causes and consequences of reduced brain blood flow in mouse models of Alzheimer’s disease

Kamen Tsvetanov (Cambridge)
All speakers will join the panel
16:30 - 18:30

The Undercroft
Poster Session 1Poster session 2Closing remarks