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Sunday05 April 2020

VBIC Annual Network Meeting

Coming Events

Thursday 29 November 2018: 10.00am - 5.00pm

Ian Potter Auditorium - Kenneth Myer Building - University of Melbourne

 

REGISTRATION & MORNING TEA

10.00am – 10.30am

SESSION 1

10.30 - 11.05

VBIC NODE UPDATES

Chairperson - Professor Gary Egan

10.30 - 10.35

Welcome

Professor Gary Egan

Director - Monash Biomedical Imaging - Monash University

10.35 - 10.40

 

Professor Gary Egan

Director - Monash Biomedical Imaging - Monash University

10.40 - 10.45

 

Professor Graeme Jackson

Deputy Director - The Florey

10.45 - 10.50

Associate Professor Leigh Johnston

Interim Director - Melbourne Brain Centre Imaging Unit - University of Melbourne

10.50 - 10.55

 

Professor Tom Johnstone

Director - Swinburne Neuroimaging - Swinburne University

10.55 - 11.00

Kerryn Westcott

ACRF Centre Project Manager-

Olivia Newton-John Cancer Research Institute / La Trobe University

11.00 - 11.05

Dr Anthony Filippis

CEO - Neurosciences Victoria

Neurosciences Victoria – supporting the Victorian neurosciences community

SESSION 2       

11.15 - 1.00

FOCUS ON HIGH-FIELD MRI

Chairperson - Associate Professor Leigh Johnston

11.15 - 11.45

 

Keynote Speaker

Professor Jon Shah

Director

Institute of Neuroscience and Medicine

Forschungszentrum Jüelich GmbH

Towards metabolic imaging at

ultra-high field: hybrid MR-PET

in humans at 7T

11.45 - 12.00

 

Rebecca Glarin

7T Radiographer - MBCIU

University of Melbourne

MBCIU 7T: capabilities and

opportunities

12.00 - 12.15

 

Yasmin Blunck

Research Fellow

Biomedical Engineering & MBCIU

University of Melbourne

Towards novel biomarkers-efficient

parameter mapping in sodium MRI

12.15 - 12.30

 

Professor Allison McKendrick

Optometry and Vision Sciences

University of Melbourne

High field MRI applications to

vision research

12.30 - 12.45

 

Pablo Franco

PhD Student

Faculty of Business and Economics

University of Melbourne

Neural correlates of

computational complexity

12.45 - 1.00

 

Dr Gang Zheng

MR Physicist - Monash Biomedical Imaging

Monash University

Preclinical ultra-high field

MRI imaging at MBI

 

 


NETWORKING LUNCH

1.00pm - 2.00pm

SESSION 3   

2.00 - 4.00

EMERGING TECHNIQUES AND APPLICATIONS

IN BIOMEDICAL IMAGING

Chairperson - Professor Tom Johnstone

2.00 - 2.15

 

Dr Kamlesh Pawar

Post-Doctoral Research Fellow

Monash University

Deep learning approaches for

MRI Research: how it works

 

2.15 - 2.30

 

Dr Robert Smith

Senior Post-doctoral Fellow

Advanced MRI Development Group

The Florey

MRtrix3: advanced tools for

the analysis of diffusion MRI

data

 

2.30 - 2.45

 

Professor Tom Johnstone

Director - Swinburne Neuroimaging

Swinburne University

In the blink of the mind’s eye:

multimodal imaging of

representational time courses

2.45 - 3.00

 

Dr Amir Omidvarnia

Postdoctoral Research Fellow

Imaging and Epilepsy Group - The Florey

quickSTEP: a quick spike-

detection toolbox for EEG-

fMRI Processing of epilepsy

3.00 - 3.15

 

Dr Zhaolin Chen

Head - Imaging Analysis 

Monash Biomedical Imaging

Monash University

Task based coupling of brain

metabolism and function using

simultaneous BOLD-fMRI and

FDG functional PET

3.15 - 3.30

 

Dr Ingrid Burvenich

Senior Post-Doctoral Fellow

Olivia Newton John Cancer Research Institute / La Trobe University

Development of pre-clinical

imaging tools for oncology

 

3.30 - 3.45

 

Dr Vincent Dore

Research Scientist - Biomedical Imaging Health and Biosecurity Flagship - The Australian eHealth Research Centre - CSIRO    &   Research Scientist - Department of Nuclear Medicine - Austin Hospital

Automated reporting of

amyloid PET quantification on

brain surface

3.45 - 4.00

 

 

Dr James McMahon

Head - Clinical Research Unit - Alfred Hospital & Monash University    &     Infectious Diseases Physician - Alfred Hospital, Monash University & Monash Medical Centre

Imaging the HIV reservoir: a

first in man Cu64-labelled

3BNC117 antibody PET study

4.00pm

MEETING CLOSE

Professor Gary Egan

AFTERNOON TEA & 

MELBOURNE BRAIN CENTRE IMAGING SUITE TOUR

4.00pm - 5.00pm


The Victorian Biomedical Imaging Capability (VBIC) provides a coordinated network of capabilities and research capacity in biomedical imaging to support universities and medical research institutes. Join us for the latest capabilities, new techniques, methods, tools and resources, as well as the latest biomedical and molecular imaging applications.

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