Irene Vavasour, University of British Columbia, who was elected as a new member of the Executive Committee.
Girish Srinivasan, University of Illinois, who was elected as our new Student Representative.
Marios Yiannakas, our inaugural Radiographer/Technologist representative. Mario will be organising our pre-meeting social event in Salt Lake City.
The nominees for the position of 2012-13 WMSG Student Representative are Federica Agosta, Doug Dean, Girish Srinivasan & Nikola Stikov. Please find their biographies below and vote for one at:
Quoting Alex MacKay:
[This is] a brief report on our recent Advanced White Matter Imaging Workshop which was held in Reykjavik, Iceland from August 21 to August 26, 2011.
I would like to thank all of the WMSG student members who gave short presentations of their posters during the WMSG annual meeting at the 2011 ISMRM conference in Montreal. We had a record 17 students giving talks, each with only 2 minutes to speak - thank you all for taking the time to prepare your slides and present your work so clearly.
I am pleased to announce that the 2011 WMSG poster competition finalists were (in alphabetical order):
John Colby - Along-tract statistics allow for enhanced tractography analysis -traditional poster number 2024
Shannon Kolind – Imaging myelin water fraction to reveal novel aspects of cerebral pathology in motor neuron disease - traditional poster number 2204
Issel Anne Lim - Frequency mapping without phase wraps – electronic poster 4531
Congratulations to Emily Wood, who won the election for 2011-2012 WMSG student representative!
Thank you to all the candidates and to everyone who voted. And thanks to Thor Bjarnason for administering the poll.
The election for the new student representative of the WMSG for 2011-2012 has now begun! All student members of the WMSG are eligible to vote, just register for an account on this website (wmsg.org), then go to the poll at http://wmsg.org/content/please-vote-next-wmsg-student-rep
ISMRM members who are not yet members of the WMSG can contact Kristina King of the ISMRM to join (it’s free for student members of the ISMRM!).
The nominees are, in alphabetical order:
The White Matter Study Group (WMSG) is now accepting submissions for its annual student poster competition, to be held during the ISMRM Annual Meeting in Montreal.
The White Matter Study Group is seeking nominations for the position of Study Group Student Representative (2011-2012). You can nominate a colleague or yourself. To be eligible, a nominee must presently be a student member of the ISMRM, or a post-doc who is a member of ISMRM (excluding post-docs who are about to finish). Individuals who have held office in the past 18 months are not eligible to run again.
Save the date! Details on the website: www.wmsgiceland2011.com
And in case you missed the email, here is a letter from the chair of the organizing committee: