ENIGMA-Skoltech International Workshop: “Big Data and the Human Brain”

enigmaWe are pleased to invite you to the ENIGMA-Skoltech International Workshop: “Big Data and the Human Brain”

Organizers:

Prof. Alexander Kuleshov, President of Skoltech

Prof. Vladimir Zelman, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles and Skoltech

Prof. Paul Thompson, ENIGMA Consortium and University of Southern California, Los Angeles


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PROGRAM

9:50-10:00 Introduction and Welcome

Speaker: Prof. Alexander Kuleshov, President of Skoltech

 

10:00-10:25 Big Data and the Brain: ENIGMA, Neuroimaging and Brain Sciences across 35 Countries Worldwide

Speaker: Prof. Paul Thompson, Professor of Neurology, Psychiatry, Engineering, Radiology, Pediatrics & Ophthalmology Imaging Genetics Center, Institute for Neuroimaging & Informatics, University of Southern California, ENIGMA

 

10.25-10.50 Brain Initiatives in Russia

Speakers: Prof. Leyla Namazova (Chairman of the Russian Public Academy of Pediatrics, Vice-chairman of the Executive Committee Union of Pediatricians of Russia, Corresponding Member of the Russian Academy of Sciences, President of the EPA/UNEPSA)

Prof. Lyubomir Aftanas (Director of the State Scientific-Research Institute of Physiology and Basic Medicine)

 

10:50-11:15 Project CoBrain: Large-scale analysis of the brain lipidome in healthy aging and brain disorders

Speaker: Prof. Philipp Khaitovich (Associate Director, Center for Data Intensive Biomedicine and BIotechology, Skoltech)

 

11:15 – 11:40 Project CoBrain: Big Data & Deep Learning for analysis of Neuroimaging data

Speaker: Mikhail Belyaev (Research Scientist, Center for Computational and Data-Intensive Science and Engineering, Skoltech)

 

11.40 – 12.00 Coffee Break

 

12:00 - 12:30 Innovations in Translational Neuroscience, Neurosurgery and Brain Computer Interfaces

Speaker: Prof. Vladimir Zelman (Professor, USC and Skoltech)

 

12:30 – 13:00 Functional Brain Connectivity, Imaging, and Psychiatry

Speaker: Prof. Henrik Walter (World renowned expert in psychiatry, Professor for Psychiatry, Psychiatric Neuroscience and Neurophilosophy, Charité Universitätsmedizin Berlin, Campus Mitte, Germany)

 

13:00 – 13:30 International Genetic Studies of the Human Brain

Speaker: Prof. Hilleke Hulshoff Pol (World renowned expert in genetics of the human brain, Professor of Neuroscience, Brain Center Rudolf Magnus, University Medical Center Utrecht, The Netherlands, Chair of the ENIGMA-Plasticity)

 

13:30 – 14:00 Brain Computer Interfaces

Speaker: Prof. Alexander Kaplan, Head of Neuro-Computer Interfaces Laboratory, Moscow State University

 

14:00-15.00 Lunch

 

15:00-16:00 Expert Panel Discussion on Future of Big Data in Neuroscience, Brain Research, International Partnerships, with questions from the audience (Similar to the one at Moscow Science Week)

Chaired by Alexander Kaplan

Speakers:

Prof. Alexander Kuleshov, President of Skoltech

Prof. Paul Thompson, Professor of Neurology, University of Southern California, ENIGMA

Prof. Leyla Namazova (Chairman of the Russian Public Academy of Pediatrics, Vice-chairman of the Executive Committee Union of Pediatricians of Russia, Corresponding Member of the Russian Academy of Sciences, President of the EPA/UNEPSA),

Prof. Lyubomir Aftanas (Director of the State Scientific-Research Institute of Physiology and Basic Medicine)

Prof. Philipp Khaitovich (Associate Director, Center for Data Intensive Biomedicine and BIotechology, Skoltech)

Mikhail Belyaev (Research Scientist, Center for Computational and Data-Intensive Science and Engineering, Skoltech)

Prof. Vladimir Zelman (Professor, USC and Skoltech)

 

16:00 - 18:00 Tour of the Skoltech Campus; informal discussions among all scientists and visitors

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