Tuesday, May 26

AM: Lectures (room 5602)
8:30-9:00 Monica Fabiani: Welcome, introduction of staff, and overview of schedule
9:00-10:00 Gabriele Gratton: Overview of Optical Imaging
10:00-10:15 Coffee Break (5th floor Atrium)
10:15-11:30 Antonio Chiarelli: Physics and Instrumentation
11:30-1:30 Lunch Break (tower room 5269)
PM: Overview of lab procedures (Labs)
The afternoon topics will include an introduction to and overview of all steps needed for data recording, quality control, data organization, and flow of analysis software
1:30-2:15 Kathy Low: Overview of optical lab procedures, Boxy software, optical flowchart
2:15-2:30 Coffee Break (5th floor Atrium)
2:30-5:30 Hands-on data collection; signal checking, digitization (rotating labs)
5:30-6:00 Loading/checking optical software on laptops
6:00 Group dinner

Wednesday, May 27

AM: Experimental design (room 5602)
9:00-9:45 Monica Fabiani: General overview of optical imaging studies (What can you do with it?)
9:45-10:30 Gabriele Gratton: Experimental paradigms and related issues (design, controls, etc.)
10:30-10:45 Coffee Break (5th floor Atrium)
10:45-11:45 Kyle Mathewson: Recording optical data (montages, etc.) (BI 1227)
11:45-2:00 Lunch Break (tower room 5269)
PM: Data collection software and alignment with MR scans
2:00-3:00 Antonio Chiarelli: Coregistration with MR (Optical Coregistration Package – OCP)
3:00-3:15 Coffee Break (5th floor Atrium)
3:15-6:00 Focus Groups:

  1. making helmets (CNL 2420)
  2. running infants (DOIL)
  3. Pulse (BI 5369)
  4. NIRS vs. EROS (main lecture room)

Thursday, May 28

AM: Data Analysis theory and software (room 5602)
9:00-10:30 Ed Maclin: Pre-analysis steps and quality control (P-POD)
10:30-10:45 Coffee Break (5th floor Atrium)
10:45-11:30 Ed Maclin: Tutorial on P-POD
PM: Data Analysis theory and software (room 5161)
1:30-3:00 Gabriele Gratton/Antonio Chiarelli: 3D reconstruction and statistical analysis
3:00-3:30 Coffee Break (5th floor Atrium)
3:30-5:00 Kathy Low/Gabriele Gratton: Tutorial on OPT3d

Friday, May 29

9:00-9:45 Nate Parks: Simultaneous optical and TMS recording
9:45-10:30 Chun-Yu Tse: Analysis of auditory processes
10:30-10:45 Coffee Break (5th floor Atrium)
10:45-11:30 Fabrice Wallois: Optical recording in premature and at-term infants
11:30-12:15 Dan Hyde: Optical imaging in infants and children
12:15 Final remarks and adjournment