The 2012 DMIP Retreat




Date: May 15-16, 2012, (Tuesday & Wednesday)
Location: River Valley Ranch Retreat Center

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Final Program

DMIP Retreat 2012 Program

Tuesday May 15th, 2012

----Scientific Sessions at the Buffalo Lodge----

 

9:45am - 10:00am          Setup and Coffee

10:00am - 10:05am        Opening remarks—Emad Boctor

 

10:05am - 10:15am       DMIP Overview talk                                                     (10 min)

                     by Benjamin M.W. Tsui, Professor and Director of the Division of Medical Imaging Physics

 

10:20am - 11:20am       “Mix and match” Oral session I                                               (2x2 talks; 15min)

                     Team 1: Xin Li & Rong Xing

                                    “Evaluating MAP Reconstruction Methods for Dual Isotope Myocardial Perfusion SPECT”

                                    “Optimization of Energy Windows for 90Y Bremsstrahlung SPECT Imaging for Detection Tasks using the Ideal Observer with Model-mismatch”

                     Team 2:  Qiulin Tang & Yong Du

                                    “Toward triple cardiac information from single CT scan”

                                    “Fast Monte Carlo simulation of Siemens IQ-SPECT with SMARTZOOM collimator”

 

11:25am - 12:15pm       Guest speaker talk                                                       

                     by Noah Cowan, Ph.D. Associate Professor, Mechanic Engineering and Director of LIMBS Laboratory, Johns Hopkins University

                     Title: "How do they do it? System identification of animal movement and its control."

 

12:15pm - 01:15pm        Lunch break at the Dining Tent

 

----Group and Outdoor Activities at the Ranch----

01:30pm - 03:30pm       Group activities organized by the ranch staff                     (Zipline; Horseback Riding)

03:30pm - 05:30pm       Group and social activities organized by the MUSiiC lab    (Team competition and free time)  

 

----Scientific Sessions at the Buffalo Lodge----

 

06:00pm - 07:00pm        Dinner at the the Dining Tent

07:00pm – 07:40pm      “Beyond Research” talk and discussions I                                                         

Ken Taguchi, Ph.D., Associate Professor, DMIP                          

                     Title: “Academia or industry? Which grass is greener?”  

 

7:45pm - 08:30pm         Teaser Poster session                                                     (12 talks; 3 min teaser slide)

(Alexis Cheng;      Fatma ElShahaby;                 Yinfeng Dong;           Jizhe Wang;                       Xiaoyu Guo;          Jianting Yue;        

Hyun Jae Kang;     Nishikant Deshmukh            Tawatchai Ekjeen;   Kanyalak Wiyaporn;         Nathanael Kuo;     Alia Khaled)

 

08:30pm - 09:15pm       Poster session I

(Alexis Cheng;      Fatma ElShahaby;                 Yinfeng Dong;                       Jizhe Wang;                           Xiaoyu Guo;

Jianting Yue;          Xin Li;                                     Qiulin Tang;                           Tao Feng                                Andrew Rittenbach)

 

09:15pm -                     Camp Fire, Game room, “Midnight soccer”, of course “Bed time” if you care

 

Wednesday May 16th, 2011

 

07:30am - 08:30am        Breakfast at the Dining Tent

 

----Scientific Sessions at the Buffalo Lodge ----

 

08:30am - 09:30am       Poster session II

(Hyun Jae Kang;                   Nishikant Deshmukh            Tawatchai Ekjeen;                Kanyalak Wiyaporn;            Nathanael Kuo;    

Alia Khaled;                           Rong Xing;                             Yong Du;                                Jakir Hossein;                        Mickel Ghaly)

 

9:30am - 10:30am         “Mix and match” Oral session I            I                                   (2x2 talks; 15min)

                     Team 3: Tao Feng & Jakir Hossein

   “Evaluation of image-derived and arterial blood sampled input functions for PET imaging of the angiotensin II subtype I receptor”

   “Whole-heart dynamic SPECT”

                     Team 4: Andrew Rittenbach & Mickel Ghaly

“Initial demonstration of simultaneous SPECT/MR imaging using a CZT based small animal imaging system”

“Importance of Including Model Mismatch in Ideal Observer-based Acquisition Parameter Optimization in SPECT”

          

10:30am - 10:40am        Coffee break

 

10:40am – 11:30am       “Beyond Research” talks and discussions II                                                                  

                  Taek-Soo Lee, Ph.D., Research Associate, DMIP    

                  Title: “Some Different Perspective For Better PowerPoint Presentation”                            

                  Jochen Cammin, Ph.D., Research Associate, DMIP

                  Title: “Using Internet Services for your Research”      

                 

11:30am - 12:15pm        Seminar and Retreat Award ceremony

 

----Group and Outdoor Activities at the ranch----

 

12:15pm - 01:15pm        Lunch break at the ranch

01:30pm - 03:30pm       Group activities organized by the ranch staff         (Paintball)

03:30pm - 05:30pm       Free time and packing and leave camp ground


Last updated 21-May-2012