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TUM Tractography workshop

Updated: Dec 5, 2022

Technische Universität München (TUM), December 12th - 14th

Organisers: Stephanie Forkel (Donders Institute) & Michel Thiebaut de Schotten (CNRS) & Lilit Duylan (Donders Institute)

Local organizers: Sandro Krieg (TUM) & Sebastian Ille (TUM)

Location: Neurochirurgische Klinik und Poliklinik, Klinikum rechts der Isar der Technischen, Universität München, Ismaninger Str. 22, 81675 München

Teaching Language: German/English

Required Preparation

  • Please bring a laptop on all three days for the hands-on dissections!

  • Please download the data and install the software from here.

Day 1, Monday 12th December 2022

Location: GCH-Konferenzraum

09:30-10:00 Registration

10:00-10:30 Introduction to the course & set-up (Stephanie Forkel)

10:30-11:00 Brain models (zoom Michel Thiebaut de Schotten)

11:00-11:30 New concepts: The emergent properties of the connected brain (zoom Michel Thiebaut de Schotten)

11:30-12:00 Coffee break

12:00-12:45 Principles of diffusion imaging tractography Part 1 (Stephanie Forkel)

12:45-13:30 Post-mortem methods for studying white matter anatomy (Stephanie Forkel)

13:30-14:30 Self-organised lunch

Change room! NCH-Konferenzraum

14:30-15:15 Tractography tools: Management and preprocessing (Stephanie Forkel)

15:15-16:00 Hands-on TrackVis hands-on tutorial (Stephanie Forkel)

16:00-16:15 Coffee break

16:15-17:00 Hands-on Commissural pathways (Stephanie Forkel)

18:00 Dokotrandenseminar (Stephanie Forkel)

Day 2, Tuesday 13th December 2022

Location: NCH-Konferenzraum

10:00-10:45 Neurovariability (Stephanie Forkel)

10:45-11:30 New concepts: Brain parcellations (zoom Michel Thiebaut de Schotten)

11:30-12:00 Coffee break

12:00-12:45 New tools: Decoding brain function using the disconnectome (zoom Michel Thiebaut de Schotten)

13:00-14:00 Self-organised lunch

14:00-15:30 Hands-on Fronto-parietal networks (zoom Michel Thiebaut de Schotten)

15:30-16:30 Hands-on Corticospinal tract (Stephanie Forkel)

17:00 - 18:00 Grand round BCN/TUM (zoom Stephanie Forkel)

Day 3, Wednesday 14th December 2022

Location: NCH-Konferenzraum

10:00-10:45 Hands-on Association pathways 1 (Stephanie Forkel)

10:45-11:30 Hands-on The limbic system 1 (Stephanie Forkel)

11:30-12:00 Coffee break

12:00-12:45 Hands-on Association pathways 2 (Stephanie Forkel)

12:45-13:30 Clinical applications of tractography (Stephanie Forkel)

13:30-14:30 Self-organised lunch and group photo

14:30-15:15 Mind the gap - Fabric of Cognition (zoom Valentina Pacella)

15:15 - 16:00 Hands-on Dissections on demand & Questions (Stephanie Forkel)

16:00-16:30 ​Concluding Remarks (Stephanie Forkel)

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