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Research Training Program

Interested in joining the CCB?
Come work in an exciting research lab in the neurosciences and gain lab and computer experience!

For more information:

Please e-mail applications@loni.usc.edu or call the lab at (323) 44-BRAIN.

METHOD

DESCRIPTION

DURATION
(in weeks)
OIS1 Animal models of hemodymanic signals and neurovascular coupling
5
OIS2 Intraoperative mapping of language, sensori motor, visual and other ‘eloquent’ cortices
On Call
NIRS Transcranial measurements in normal subjects and patients scheduled for neurosurgery
6
Postmortem Anatomy Cyto and chemoarchitectural mapping to atlases in Alzheimer’s disease and normal brains
6
MAP Mouse atlasing combining data from high field magnet, histology, and gene expression maps in the C57bl/6J
2
Pipeline Processing for image analysis, mapping and atlasing
10
Image Analysis Programming in Java and C++
10
Parametric Modeling Mathematical manipulations for probabilistic morphometrics
6
Scientific Visualization Creating 3D and 4D representations of structure and function
6
Computer Graphics Image processing for segmentation, registration etc.
2
Databasing Image data
8
Atlasing1 In Alzheimer’s disease
8
Atlasing2 In Schizophrenia
8
Atlasing3 Brain development and maturation
8
Genotype & Phenotype Correlations (the study of twins)
8
Modeling Dynamic processes such as tumor growth
TMS Using single, double and repetitive stimulation
fMRI In normal subjects (adults and children) and patients with neuropsychiatric disorders
4
fMRI Preoperative functional brain mapping of neurosurgical patients
On Call
PET Pre-operative brain mapping and surgical strategy planning including fMRI, MRI and intraoperative navigation systems
On Call
PET Measurements of CBF and metabolism in normals and patients
3
CT Angiography of patients with occlusive cerebrovascular disorders, AVM’s and aneurysms
2