Mittwoch, 21. September 2016, 08:00 - 17:00 iCal

Resting State and Brain Connectivity

Following the successful previous conferences in Boston/Cambridge (Mass., USA), Magdeburg (Germany, EU), and Milwaukee (Wisc., USA), the Fifth Biennial Conference on Resting State and Brain Connectivity will take place in Vienna (Austria, EU) from September 21 to 23, 2016.

Hauptgebäude der Universität Wien
Universitätsring 1, 1010 Wien

Tagung, Konferenz, Kongress, Symposium

Weitere Termine

Donnerstag, 22. September 2016, 08:00 - 21:00

Freitag, 23. September 2016, 08:00 - 21:00


Wednesday, 21.9.2016

Emerging Technologies

08:10 Elizabeth Hillman (Columbia University, USA)

Visualizing the neural drivers of resting state fMRI

08:30 Pierre Levan (University of Freiburg, Germany)

Accelerated fMRI: is faster better?

08:50 Gary Glover (Stanford University, USA)

Mapping electromagnetic neuromodulation

09:10 Gustavo Deco (Pompeu Fabra University, Spain)

The Dynamical Complexity Underlying Different Brain States

09:30 Coffee break


09:50 Tor Wager (University of Colorado, USA)

Large-scale predictive modeling: Principles and examples from affective neuroscience

10:10 Catie Chang (NIH, USA)

Arousal fluctuations and spontaneous brain dynamics

10:30 John Gore (Vanderbilt, USA)

Resting state anisotropy in white matter

10:50 Robert Cox (NIH, USA)

Resting State Processing in AFNI – from Time Series to Group Analyses

11:10 Gold Sponsor Presentation SIEMENS

11:55 Lunch break


12:55 Tom Liu (Univ of California San Diego, USA)

The global signal: Nuisance or Information

13:15 Lilianne R. Mujica-Parodi (Stony Brook University, USA)

Signal Fluctuation Sensitivity: dynamic phantom and human data suggest an improved metric for optimizing detection of resting-state fMRI networks

13:35 Helmut Laufs (Schleswig-Holstein University, Germany)

The brain functional architecture across different states of consciousness

13:55 Coffee break and poster session


15:10 Ed Bullmore (Cambridge, UK)

Brain graphs and gene expression

15:30 Angelo Bifone (Instituto Intaliano di Technologia, Italy)

Modular organization of resting state functional connectivity networks beyond the resolution limit

15:50 Susan Gabrieli (MIT, USA)

Connectomic Insights into Schizophrenia

16:10 James S. Hyde Lecture: Denis Le Bihan (Neurospin, France)

Water diffusion, neuronal activity and brain connectivity

16:50 End of Day1

Thursday, 22.9.2016


08:00 Valentin Riedl (Technical University Munich, Germany)

Neuroenergetics offers a window into the directional signaling architecture of the human brain

08:20 Pedro Valdes-Sosa (Cuban Neurosciences Center, Cuba)

Matrix-Tensor network methods for Brain Connectivity

08:40 Michael Chee (Duke-NUS, Singapore)

Altered resting state connectivity in the sleep deprived brain

09:00 Thomas König (University of Bern, Switzerland)

Potentials and pitfalls of connectivity analyses in EEG data

09:20 Coffee break


09:40 Yong He (Beijing Normal University, China)

Antidepressant Selectively Modulates Brain Network Connectivity in Major Depressive Disorder

10:00 Yihong Yang (NIDA, USA)

Modulation of large-scale brain networks by cognitive task loads and in brain disorders

10:20 Michelle Voss (University of Iowa, USA)

Sparking brain plasticity in the aging brain: Physical exercise to improve hippocampal connectivity and learning in older adults

10:40 Rupert Lanzenberger (Medical University Vienna, Austria)

Pharmacological modulation of brain networks in psychiatry

11:00 Arno Villringer (Max Planck Institute Leipzig, Germany)

What can resting-state fMRI tell us in patients with ischemic stroke?

11:20 Silver Sponsor Presentation GE

11:45 Lunch break


12:45 Christopher Pawela (Medical College Wisconsin, USA)

The Effects of Peripheral and Central Nervous System Modulation on the BOLD Signal in Preclinical Animal Models

13:05 Nanyin Zhang (Penn State University, USA)

Understanding the awake rat brain organization using resting-state fMRI

13:25 James Hyde (Medical College Wisconsin, USA)

Meta-metallic Surface Coil for Enhanced Resting-state Sensitivity in the Rat Cerebellum

13:45 Christian Windischberger (Medical University Vienna, Austria)

Multimodal assessment of brain connectivity in health and disease

14:05 Coffee break and poster session


15:50 Athena Demertzi (University of Liege, Belgium)

Intrinsic functional architecture reflects the level of consciousness and differentiates non-communicating patients

16:10 Anthony Hudetz (University of Michigan, USA)

Dynamic Brain States in Wakefulness and Anesthesia

16:30 Keynote Paul Thompson (Univ of Southern California, USA)

ENIGMA, Big Data, and the Brain: Imaging and Genetics in 50,000 Individuals from 35 Countries

19:30 Social Event at the Orangerie of Schoenbrunn Palace

Friday, 23.9.2016


08:00 Vince Calhoun (MIND, USA)

Data fusion of dynamic connectivity with brain structure and genetics

08:20 Vinod Menon (Standford University, USA)

Atypical brain circuits in autism: relating clinical symptoms, cognitive inflexibility and physiology

08:40 Frank Scharnowski (University of Zurich, Switzerland)

Learning control over emotion networks with real-time fMRI connectivity feedback

09:00 Martin Walter (University of Tübingen, Germany)

Robustness of the Depression Connectome and its pharmacological correction

09:20 Oral presentations I

Abboud Sami: Modularity in the visual cortex of the congenitally blind

Abbas Anzar: Quasiperiodic patterns vary in frequency between anesthetized and awake monkeys

Hart Michael: Distinct gender and age related changes of the functional connectome during development from adolescence to adulthood

Ávila César: Measuring phonemic fluency ability by means of functional connectivity in resting state

Floris Dorothea: A Functional Connectivity-Based Evaluation of Competing Models of Sex Differentiation and Autism

10:00 Coffee break


10:20 John Gilmore (Univ of North Carolina, USA)

Resting-State Development in Early Childhood

10:40 Xi-Nian Zuo (Chinese Academy of Sciences, China)

Surface-based Functional Homogeneity in Human Connectomics: Computation, Reliability, Parcellation and Neurodevelopment

11:00 David Salat (Harvard University, USA)

Factors influencing connectivity of the aging brain

11:20 Michael Milham (Child Mind Institute, USA)

Brain-Based Biomarkers for Psychiatry: New Directions and Next Steps

11:40 Silver Sponsor Presentation PHILIPS

12:05 Lunch break

13:10 Oral presentations II

Chen Jingyuan: Nuisance Regression of High Frequency FMRI Data: Denoising Can Be Noisy

Tomasi Dardo: Temporal evolution of functional connectivity metrics: Could seven minutes of rest be enough?

Liu Quanying: High-density electroencephalography permits the detection of resting state networks

Thielcke Andre: Simultaneous PET/MR highlights the complementary nature between metabolic and functional connectivity and their importance in the investigation of resting state networks

Razi Adeel: Parametric Empirical Bayes for Spectral DCM

Disease Connectome – I

13:50 Maria Rocca (San Raffaele University, Italy)

Assessing system involvement in multiple sclerosis

14:10 Andrei Holodny (Memorial Sloan Kettering, USA)

Resting State fMRI in Brain Tumors

14:30 Apkar Vania Apkarian (Northwestern University, USA)

Brain Mechanisms of Chronic Pain

14:50 Pratik Mukherjee (Univ of California San Francisco, USA)

New Approaches to the Disease Connectome: Network Eigenmodes and White Matter Edge Density

15:10 Coffee break and poster session

Disease Connectome – II

16:25 M. Elizabeth Meyerand (University of Wisconsin, USA)

The Epilepsy Connectome Project

16:45 Victoria Morgan (Vanderbilt University, USA)

Journey to develop clinically useful connectivity biomarkers for temporal lobe epilepsy

17:05 Martijn Van Den Heuvel (Utrecht University, Netherlands)

Disease Connectomics : truth or dare?

17:25 Mark Lowe (Cleveland Clinics, USA)

Functional and Structural Connectivity Measures as Biomarkers of Neurologic Disease Progression

17:45 Closing Ceremony

Saturday, 24.9.2016

09:00 Satellite Symposia

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Center for Medical Physics and Biomedical Engineering at the Medical University of Vienna

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Registration includes lunchtime buffets, coffee breaks and social event at the Orangerie of Schoenbrunn Palace.

650€ late/onsite rate after August 15, 2016

A limited number of discounted student registrations are available on a first-come first-serve basis. Students are those who have not yet earned a PhD and/or an MD diploma and who are enrolled in an educational program. Those registering as student must show a valid student ID at registration check-in or standard registration fees apply.

Registration fee for the satellite symposia is 50€.

Registration fee for the educational workshop is 450€.

For questions regarding registration, hotel reservations or invitation letters please contact:


Univ.-Prof. Dr. Claus Lamm
University of Vienna; Social, Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience Unit
+43-1-4277-471 30