Final Program ABIM 2008

Sunday, January 13


Monday, January 14

Diffusion Tensor Imaging

INVITED TALKS (15:30-18:00)

15:30   Marco Catanistar2.png(Institute of Psychiatry, King's College London, UK)

Brain hodology and diffusion tensor tractography

16:10   Heidi Johansen-Bergstar2.png(Centre for Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging of the Brain, Oxford University, UK)

Imaging human brain connections

16:50 Coffee Break
17:20   Stéphane Lehéricystar2.png(Inserm/CENIR, Paris, F)

Evaluation of tract specific white matter pathology using diffusion tensor imaging


18:15   Marzia De Lucia(Center for Biomedical Imaging of Geneva and Lausanne, CH)

Single subject and single trial ERP analysis based on topographic information

18:30   Sara Gonzalez Andino(Geneva University Hospital, CH)

Amygdala involvement in the control of saccadic eye movements

18:45   Matthias Mueller(University of Leipzig, D)

Feature-based visual attention and biased competition for processing resources in the human brain

19:00   Gijs Plomb(EPFL, CH)

Early visual areas anticipate load and location; the fusiform gyri differentiate between task demands and orthographic status

Tuesday, January 15

Motivation and Decision Making

INVITED TALKS (15:30-18:00)

15:30   Hugh Garavanstar2.png(Institute of Neuroscience, Trinity College Dublin, IE)

Monitoring one's decisions: distinct roles for the anterior cingulate and nucleus accumbens

16:10   Hauke Heekerenstar2.png(Neuroimaging and Neuroscience Research Center, Charité University, Berlin, DE)

A multi-level perspective on the neurocognition of decision making

16:50 Coffee Break
17:20   Philippe Toblerstar2.png(Department of Physiology, Development and Neuroscience, University of Cambridge, UK)

Neuronal coding of microeconomic reward parameters


18:15   Evelyne Lepron(Inserm U825, Toulouse, F)

Dissociable neural pathways are involved in the perception of someone else's congruent and incongruent emotional facial response

18:30   Marie-Hélène Grosbras(University of Glasgow, UK)

Teenagers' brain activity while viewing angry faces or hand movements

18:45   Pascal Belin(University of Glasgow, UK)

fMR-adaptation in auditory cortex

19:00   Thomas Ethofer(University of Geneva, CH)

Repetition suppression in orbitofrontal cortex is modulated by anger in the voice

Wednesday, January 16

Resting States of the Brain

INVITED TALKS (15:30-18:00)

15:30   Helmut Laufsstar2.png(Department of Clinical and Experimental Epilepsy, Institute of Neurology, University College London, UK)

The many EEG faces of the "default mode"

16:10   Pierre Maquetstar2.png(Cyclotron Research Center, University of Liège, BE)

Spontaneous activity during human sleep as assessed by EEG/fMRI

16:50 Coffee Break
17:20   Bertrand Thirionstar2.png(INRIA, Futurs, Orsay, F)

Methodology for resting-state fMRI data analysis: univariate and multivariate techniques

POSTER SESSION (18:15-20:00)

Thursday, January 17

Attention and Emotion in Pain Perception

INVITED TALKS (15:30-18:00)

15:30   Markus Plonerstar2.png(Department of Neurology, Technische Universität, Munich, D)

Neurophysiological studies on the subjective experience of pain

16:10   David Seminowiczstar2.png(Centre for Research on Pain, McGill University, CA)

Pain's close connection with cognition

16:50 Coffee Break
17:20   Irene Traceystar2.png(Centre for Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging of the Brain, Oxford University, UK)

Functional neuroimaging of pain perception and its modulation


18:15   Emrah Düzel(University College London, UK)

Enhancement of declarative memory by reward prediction errors in the context of novelty

18:30   Kerstin Preuschoff(Caltech, US)

Human insula activation reflects risk prediction errors as well as risk

18:45   Tali Sharot(University College London, UK)

The future is bright: how emotion modulates expectations of upcoming events

19:00   Silke Anders(University of Luebeck, D)

Similarities of large-scale patterns of brain activity reflect affective appraisal space