Publications


 

Articles in peer reviewed journals (submitted)

1.       Naaman S, Bortel A, Mocanu VM, Kropf P, Villeneuve M, Shmuel A. Spontaneous current source density in the alpha and theta bands is correlated within- and anti-correlated between two clusters respectively comprised of cortical layers 3-4 and 6.

2.      Seghouane A-K, Shah A, Shmuel A. Efficient Estimation of the Hemodynamic Response Function in Functional MRI Using an Iterative Least Squares Approach.

3.      Seghouane A-K, Khalid MU, Carbonell F, Shmuel A. Estimation of Sparse Clustered Functional Brain Networks.

4.      Wu L, Soder RB, Schoemaker D, Carbonell F, Sziklase V, Rowley J, Mohades S, Fonovd V, Bellec P, Dagher A, Shmuel A, Jiac J-P, Gauthier S, Rosa-Neto. Resting state executive control network adaptations in amnestic mild cognitive impairment.

 

Articles in peer reviewed journals

5.      Dawson D, Cha K, Lewis LB, Mendola JD, Shmuel A (2013) Evaluation and calibration of functional network modeling methods based on known anatomical connections. Neuroimage, 67: 331?43.

6.      Leontiev O, Buracas GT, Liang C, Ances BM, Perthen JE, Shmuel A, Buxton RB (Neuroimage, in press) Coupling of cerebral blood flow and oxygen metabolism is conserved for chromatic and luminance stimuli in human visual cortex.

7.      Sotero RC, Shmuel A (2012) Energy-based stochastic control of neural mass models suggests time-varying effective connectivity in the resting-state. Journal of Computational Neuroscience, 32 (3): 563-576 (doi: 10.1007/s10827-011-0370-8).

8.      Carbonell F, Bellec P, Shmuel A (2011) Global and System-Specific Resting-State BOLD Fluctuations Are Uncorrelated: Principal Component Analysis Reveals Anti-Correlated Networks. Brain Connectivity, 1 (6): 496-510.

9.      Zimmermann J, Goebel R, De Martino F, van de Moortele P-F, Feinberg D, Adriany G, Chaimow D, Shmuel A, Uğurbil K, Yacoub E (2011) Mapping the organization of axis of motion selective features in human area MT using high-field fMRI. PLoS ONE 6(12): e28716. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0028716.

10.  Leblond-Lecrux C, Toussay X, Kocharyan A, Fernandes P, Neupane S, Lévesque M, Plaisier F, Shmuel A, Cauli B, Hamel E (2011) Pyramidal neurons are “neurogenic hubs?in the neurovascular coupling response to whisker stimulation. Journal of Neuroscience, 31: 9836-9847.

11.  Chaimow D, Yacoub E, Ugurbil K, Shmuel A (2011) Modeling and analysis of mechanisms underlying fMRI-based decoding of information conveyed in cortical columns. Neuroimage, 56 (2): 627-642.

12.  Sotero RC, Bortel A, Martínez-Cancino R, Neupane S, O’Connor P, Carbonell F, Shmuel A (2010) Anatomically-constrained effective connectivity among layers in a cortical column modeled and estimated from local field potentials. Journal of Integrative Neuroscience, 9: 355?79.

13.  Shmuel A, Chaimow D, Raddatz G, Ugurbil K, Yacoub E (2010) Mechanisms underlying decoding at 7 T: Ocular dominance columns, broad structures, and macroscopic blood vessels in V1 convey information on the stimulated eye. Neuroimage, 49:1957?964.

14.  Shmuel A, Leopold DA (2008) Neuronal correlates of spontaneous fluctuations in fMRI signals in monkey visual cortex: implications for functional connectivity at rest. Human Brain Mapping, 29:751-761.

15.  Keliris G*, Shmuel A* (* co-first authors), Ku SP, Pfeuffer J, Oeltermann A, Steudel T, Ku SP, Logothetis NK (2007), Robust controlled functional MRI in alert monkeys at high magnetic field: effects of jaw and body movements. Neuroimage, 36(3):550-570.

16.  Pfeuffer J, Shmuel A, Keliris G, Steudel T, Merkle H, Logothetis NK (2007) Functional MR imaging in the awake monkey: effects of motion on dynamic off-resonance and processing strategies. Magnetic Resonance Imaging, 25(6):869-882.

17.  Yacoub E*, Shmuel A* (* co-first authors), Logothetis NK, Ugurbil K (2007), Robust detection of ocular dominance columns in humans using Hahn spin echo BOLD functional MRI at high field. Neuroimage, 37(4):1161?177.

18.  Shmuel A, Yacoub E, Chaimow D, Logothetis NK, Ugurbil K (2007), Spatio-temporal point-spread function of fMRI signal in human gray matter at 7 Tesla. Neuroimage, 35(2):539-552.

19.  Shmuel A, Augath M, Oeltermann A, Logothetis NK (2006) Negative functional MRI response correlates with decreases in neuronal activity in monkey visual area V1. Nature Neuroscience, 9(4):569-577.

See also the news and views: Narain C (2006) Going down BOLDly. Nature Neuroscience, 9(4):474.

20.  Yacoub E, Van De Moortele PF, Shmuel A, Ugurbil K (2005) Signal and noise characteristics of Hahn SE and GE BOLD fMRI at 7 T in humans. Neuroimage, 24(3):738-50.

21.  Shmuel A, Korman M, Melnik A, Harel M, Ullman S, Malach R, Grinvald A (2005) Retinotopic axis specificity and selective clustering of feedback projections from V2 to V1 in the owl monkey. The Journal of Neuroscience, 25(8):2117-31.

22.  Swindale NV, Grinvald A, Shmuel A (2003) The spatial pattern of response magnitude and selectivity for orientation and direction in cat visual cortex. Cerebral Cortex, 13(3):225-238.

23.  Shmuel A, Yacoub E, Pfeuffer J, Van De Moortele PF, Adriany G, Hu X, Ugurbil K (2002) Sustained negative BOLD, blood flow and oxygen consumption response and its coupling to the positive response in the human brain. Neuron, 36(6):1195-1210.

See also the preview: Wade AR (2002) The negative BOLD signal unmasked. Neuron, 36(6):993-995.

24.  Pfeuffer J, Adriany G, Shmuel A, Yacoub E, Van De Moortele PF, Hu X, Ugurbil K (2002) Perfusion-based high-resolution functional imaging in the human brain at 7 T. Magnetic Resonance in Medicine, 47(5):903-911.

25.  Pfeuffer J, Van De Moortele PF, Yacoub E, Shmuel A, Adriany G, Andersen P, Merkel H, Ugurbil K, Hu X (2002) Zoomed functional imaging in the human brain at 7 Tesla with simultaneous high spatial and high temporal resolution. Neuroimage, 17(1): 272-286.

26.  Yacoub E, Shmuel A, Pfeuffer J, Van De Moortele PF, Adriany G, Ugurbil K, Hu X (2001) Investigation of the Initial Dip in fMRI at 7 Tesla. NMR in Biomedicine, 14(7-8):408-412.

27.  Yacoub E, Shmuel A, Pfeuffer J, Van De Moortele PF, Adriany G, Andersen P, Vaughn JT, Merkle H, Ugurbil K, Hu X (2001) Imaging brain function in humans at 7 Tesla. Magnetic Resonance in Medicine 45(4):588-594.

28.  Shmuel A, Grinvald A (2000) Coexistence of linear zones and pinwheels within orientation maps in cat visual cortex. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA 97(10):5568- 5573.

29.  Shmuel A, Grinvald A (1996) Functional organization for direction of motion and its relationship to orientation maps in cat area 18. The Journal of Neuroscience, 16(21):6945-6964, and cover illustration.

30.  Hel-Or Y, Shmuel A, Werman M (1994) Localization of primitives using adaptive projections. Journal of Intelligent and Robotic Systems 11:161-174.

 

Reviews and book chapters

 

1.      Uludag K, Maier A, Shmuel A (in press) Neurophysiological basis of functional MRI. In: fMRI: From Nuclear Spins to Brain Function (editors, Kâmil UÄŸurbil, Kâmil UludaÄŸ and Lawrence J. Berliner). Biological Magnetic Resonance, Vol. 30. Springer Science and Business Media, New York, New York, USA.

2.      Yacoub E, Harel N, Shmuel A (in press) High-resolution functional MRI. In: fMRI: From Nuclear Spins to Brain Function (editors, Kâmil UÄŸurbil, Kâmil UludaÄŸ and Lawrence J. Berliner). Biological Magnetic Resonance, Vol. 30. Springer Science and Business Media, New York, New York, USA.

3.      Shmuel A (2010) Locally Measured Neuronal Correlates of functional MRI Signals. In: EEG-fMRI: Physiology, Technique and Applications (Mulert C, Lemieux L editors), Springer, Heidelberg, Germany.

4. Ugurbil K, Kim DS, Duong T, Hu X, Ogawa S, Gruetter R, Chen W, Kim SG, Zhu XH, Yacoub E, Van de Moortele PF, Shmuel A, Pfeuffer J, Merkle H, Andersen P, Adriany G (2001) Magnetic resonance imaging of brain function and neurochemistry. Proceedings of the IEEE 89(7):989-1140.

5. Grinvald A, Shmuel A, Glaser DE, Vanzetta I, Shtoyerman E, Shoham D, Arieli A (1999) Intrinsic signal imaging in the neocortex. In: Imaging of Neuronal Activity (Yuste R, Lanni F, Konnerth A editors), Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Press.

 

6. Grinvald A, Shoham D, Shmuel A, Glaser DE, Vanzetta I, Shtoyerman E, Slovin H, Sterkin A, Wijnbergen C, Hildesheim R, Arieli A (1999) In-Vivo optical imaging of cortical architecture and dynamics. In: Modern Techniques in Neuroscience Research (Windhorst U, Johansson H editors), Springer, Umea, Sweden.

 

 

Peer-Reviewed Conference Proceedings

 

1.      Shmuel A, *Bortel A, *Mocanu V, *Naaman S (2012) Cortical-layer- and frequency-band specific neuronal mechanisms of functional connectivity at rest. Program # 7426, Proceedings of the International Organization for Human Brain Mapping, Beijing, China.

2.      *Dawson DA, *Cha K, Lewis LB, Mendola JD, Shmuel A (2012) Evaluation and calibration of functional network modeling methods based on known anatomy. Program # 7109, Proceedings of the International Organization for Human Brain Mapping, Beijing, China.

3.      *Chaimow D, Yacoub E, Feinberg D, Goerke U, Ugurbil K, Shmuel A (2012) Layer specific fMRI correlates of motion processing in human cortical areas V1 and MT. Program # 7771, Proceedings of the International Organization for Human Brain Mapping, Beijing, China.

4.      *Sotero RC, Martinez-Cancino R, *Venkateswaran A, Shmuel A (2012) Modeling transcranial magnetic stimulation induced synaptic plasticity. Program # 7024, Proceedings of the International Organization for Human Brain Mapping, Beijing, China.

5.      *Chaimow D, Ugurbil K, Shmuel A (2012) Columnar organization or noise? Optimization and validation of fMRI at the resolution of columns. Program # 2867, Proceedings of the International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine, Melbourne, Australia.

6.      Lankarrany M, *Venkateswaran A, Swamy NS, Zhu WP, Shmuel A (2012) TMS artifact removal from neurophysiological recordings using a novel iterative adaptive filtering. IEEE proceedings of ICASSP 2012, paper #3337.

7.      *Thomas S, *Venkateswaran A, *Neupane S, Shmuel A (2011) The effect of Theta-burst (TBS) rTMS on locally measured cortical response to somatosensory stimuli. Proceedings of the International Conference on Functional Mapping of the Human Brain, Quebec, QC, Canada.

8.      *Yao ZS, *Villeneuve M, *Kropf P, *Shaikh J, Zhan C, Baker C, Shmuel A (2011) Mechanisms of hemodynamic-based decoding of information conveyed in orientation columns. Proceedings of the International Conference on Functional Mapping of the Human Brain, Quebec, QC, Canada.

9.      *Chaimow D, Yacoub E, Goerke U, Ugurbil K, Shmuel A (2011) Response amplitude in supra-granular layers of V1 differs for coherent and incoherent visual motion. Proceedings of the International Conference on Functional Mapping of the Human Brain, Quebec, QC, Canada.

10.  Mendola JD, Lewis LB, *Cha K, *Carbonell F, Shmuel A (2011) Resting-state functional connectivity of visual cortex in amblyopia. International Conference on Functional Mapping of the Human Brain, Quebec, QC, Canada.

11.  *Carbonell F, Bellec P, Shmuel A (2011) Impact of the global average in resting state functional connectivity: quantification of anti-correlations. Proceedings of the International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine, Montreal, Canada.

12.  *Lecrux C, Sandoe C, Tong X, *Neupane S, Shmuel A, Hamel E (2011) Cholinergic modulation of the cortical neurovascular coupling and neuronal responses to whisker stimulation. Proceedings of the internationsl ‘Brain?meeting, Barcelona 2011.

13.  *Carbonell F, Bellec P, Shmuel A (2010) Artifact-free removal of global signal in resting state fMRI reveals anti-correlated networks. Proceedings of the International Conference on Functional Mapping of the Human Brain, Barcelona, Spain.

14.  *Na'aman S, *Thomas S, *Baig M, *O'Connor P, Shmuel A (2010), Spontaneous increase in neuronal activity in the resting state is associated with increase in blood oxygenation. Proceedings of the International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine, Stockholm, Sweden.

15.  Shmuel A, Raddatz G, *Chaimow D, Logothetis NK, Ugurbil K, Yacoub E (2008) Multi-resolution classification analysis of ocular dominance columns obtained from human V1 at 7 Tesla: mechanisms underlying decoding signals. Proceedings of the International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine, Toronto, Canada, Program No. 157.

16.  Shmuel A, Augath M, Oeltermann A, Logothetis NK (2007) Spontaneous fluctuations in functional MRI signal reflect fluctuations in the underlying local neuronal activity. Proceedings of the International Conference on Functional Mapping of the Human Brain, Chicago, USA.

17.  Shmuel A, Raddatz G, Chaimow D, Logothetis NK, Ugurbil K, Yacoub E (2007) Origin of decoding signals in the visual cortex: gray matter or macroscopic blood vessels?. Proceedings of the International Conference on Functional Mapping of the Human Brain, Chicago, USA.

18.  Deubelius A, Logothetis NK, Shmuel A (2005) Decreased detectability of targets in nonstimulated regions of the visual field. Proceedings of ECVP, Perception 34: 91-91 Suppl. S2005.

19.  Chaimow D, Ugurbil K, Shmuel A (2005) Contextual Effects on the Perception of Stimulus Dimensions. Proceedings of ECVP, Perception 34: 161-162 Suppl. S 2005.

20.  Shmuel A, Yacoub E, Chaimow D, Ugurbil K (2005) BOLD/Neuronal Impulse Response: Separability of Space and Time, and Spatial Non-linearities. Proceedings of the International Conference on Functional Mapping of the Human Brain, Toronto, Canada.

21.  Shmuel A, Augath M, Oeltermann A, Pauls J, Logothetis NK (2004) Decreases in neuronal activity and negative BOLD response in non-stimulated regions of monkey V1. Proceedings of the Vision Sciences Society, Sarasota, FL, 4:T17.

22.  Shmuel A, Augath M, Oeltermann A, Pauls J, Logothetis NK (2003) The Negative BOLD Response in Monkey V1 is Associated with Decreases in Neuronal Activity. Proceedings of the International Conference on Functional Mapping of the Human Brain, New York, NY, 9:308, NeuroImage, 19(2), and Proceedings of the International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine 11:211.

23.  Shmuel A, Augath M, Rounis E, Logothetis NK, Smirnakis S (2003) Negative BOLD Response Ipsi-lateral to the Visual Stimulus: Origin Is Not Blood Stealing. International Conference on Functional Mapping of the Human Brain, New York, NY, 9:309, NeuroImage 19(2).

24.  Shmuel A, Yacoub E, Pfeuffer J, Van De Moortele PF, Adriany G, Ugurbil K, Hu X (2002) The Spatial Pattern of the Positive BOLD Response at High Magnetic Field is Approximately Stationary. International Conference on Functional Mapping of the Human Brain, Japan, 8:562, NeuroImage, 16(2).

25.  Shmuel A, Yacoub E, Pfeuffer J, Van De Moortele PF, Adriany G, Strupp J, Ugurbil K, Hu X (2002) The Spatial Pattern of the Positive BOLD Response at High Magnetic Field is Approximately Stationary. Proceedings of the International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine 10:1390.

26.  Shmuel A, Arieli A, Grinvald A (2002). The hemodynamic response from the capillary bed is linear with the local spike activity. Proceedings of the International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine 10:12.

27.  Shmuel A, Yacoub E, Pfeuffer J, Van De Moortele PF, Adriany G, Ugurbil K, Hu X (2002) Sustained Negative BOLD and Blood Flow Response and its Coupling to the Positive Response in the Human Brain. Proceedings of the International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine 10:642.

28.  Shmuel A, Yacoub E, Pfeuffer J, Van De Moortele PF, Adriany G, Ugurbil K, Hu X (2001) Negative BOLD response and its coupling to the positive response in the human brain. International Conference on Functional Mapping of the Human Brain, Brighton, UK, 7:1005, NeuroImage 13(6)S1005.

29.  Shmuel A, Yacoub E, Pfeuffer J, Van De Moortele PF, Adriany G, Ugurbil K, Hu X (2001) Reproducibility of the BOLD response in the human brain as measured at high-resolution at 7 Tesla. Proceedings of the International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine 9:1251.

30.  Shmuel A, Hu X, Ugurbil K, Grinvald A (2000) Spread of hemodynamic signals in draining veins beyond the regions of electrical activation. Proceedings of the International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine 8:979.

31.  Shmuel A, Werman M (1991) 3D from an image sequence: occlusions and perspective. In IEEE Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition, Mahui, Hawaii, 1991.

32.  Shmuel A, Werman M (1990) Active vision: 3D from an image sequence. In 10th International Conference on Pattern Recognition, pp. 48-54, Atlantic City, 1990.

 

Conference Abstracts

 

1.      *Neupane S, *Venkateswaran A, *Yao ZS, *Kropf P, *Villeneuve MY, Shmuel A (2012) The effect of high-frequency (20 Hz) rTMS on locally measured cortical response to visual stimuli. Neuroscience Meeting Planner program number 403.10, Washington, , D.C.: Society for Neuroscience, 2011. Online.

2.      *Naaman S, *Bortel A, *Mocanu V, Shmuel A (2011) Neurophysiological mechanisms of spontaneous fluctuations in blood-oxygenation signals. Neuroscience Meeting Planner. Washington, D.C.: Society for Neuroscience, 2011. Online.

3.      *Venkateswaran A, *Yao ZS, *Reed S, *Neupane S, *Kropf P, *Villeneuve MY, Shmuel A (2012) The effect of continuous theta-burst rTMS on locally measured cortical response to visual stimuli. Neuroscience Meeting Planner program number 646.24, Washington, D.C.: Society for Neuroscience, 2011. Online.

4.      *Villeneuve MY, *Kropf P, *Yao ZS, Shmuel A (2011) Contrast dependent response selectivity across layers in cat area 18. Neuroscience Meeting Planner. Washington, D.C.: Society for Neuroscience, 2011. Online.

5.      *Dawson DA, *Cha K, Lewis LB, Baker CL, Mendola JD, Shmuel A (2011) Network modeling methods applied to human resting state FMRI data. Neuroscience Meeting Planner. Washington, D.C.: Society for Neuroscience, 2011. Online.

6.      *Chaimow D, Ugurbil K, Shmuel A (2011) Columnar organization or noise? Optimization and validation of fMRI at the resolution of cortical columns. Neuroscience Meeting Planner. Washington, D.C.: Society for Neuroscience, 2011. Online.

7.      *Venkateswaran A, *Thomas S, *Neupane S, *Villeneuve M, Shmuel A (2011) The effect of Theta-burst (TBS) rTMS on locally measured cortical response to somatosensory stimuli. Neuroscience Meeting Planner. Washington, D.C.: Society for Neuroscience, 2011. Online.

8.      *Sotero RC, Martinez-Cancino R, Shmuel A (2011) Modeling trans-cranial magnetic stimulation induced synaptic plasticity. Neuroscience Meeting Planner. Washington, D.C.: Society for Neuroscience, 2011. Online.

9.      *Kropf P, *Villeneuve MY, *Yao ZS, *Neupane S, Shmuel A (2010) Visual motion processing across layers in cat area 18. Program No. 74.17. 2010 Neuroscience Meeting Planner. San Diego, CA: Society for Neuroscience, 2010. Online.

10.  *Naaman S, *Bortel A, *Thomas S, *O'Connor P, *Neupane S, Shmuel A (2010) Neuronal mechanisms underlying resting state functional connectivity between regions of S1 of the left and right hemisphere. Program No. 192.1. 2010 Neuroscience Meeting Planner. San Diego, CA: Society for Neuroscience, 2010. Online.

11.  *Thomas S, *Bortel A, Shmuel A (2010) MRI guidance and evaluation of lesioning the rat corpus callosum. Program No. 714.7. 2010 Neuroscience Meeting Planner. San Diego, CA: Society for Neuroscience, 2010. Online.

12.  *Bortel A, *Naaman S, *Thomas S, *O'Connor P, *Neupane S, Shmuel A (2010) Modified interhemispheric functional connectivity between regions of S1 after corpus callosotomy in adult rats. Program No. 285.22. 2010 Neuroscience Meeting Planner. San Diego, CA: Society for Neuroscience, 2010. Online.

13.  *Sotero RC, *Bortel A, *O’Connor P, Martinez-Cancino R, Shmuel A (2010) Effective connectivity estimation in a 4-layer cortical model using laminar electrode recordings. Program No. 552.13. 2010 Neuroscience Meeting Planner. San Diego, CA: Society for Neuroscience, 2010. Online.

14.  *McNicol J, Shmuel A (2010) A dual-wavelength optical imaging system for simultaneous spatiotemporal recording of neurophysiological and blood-oxygenation signals. Program No. 615.20. 2010 Neuroscience Meeting Planner. San Diego, CA: Society for Neuroscience, 2010. Online.

15.  *Carbonell F, Bellec P, Shmuel A (2010) Quantifying the impact of global effects on resting state functional connectivity confirms the existence of anti-correlated networks. Program No. 645.28. 2010 Neuroscience Meeting Planner. San Diego, CA: Society for Neuroscience, 2010. Online.

16.  *Cha K, Lewis LB, *Carbonell F, Mendola JD, Shmuel A (2010) Retinotopically organized resting-state functional connectivity within and between areas of the human visual cortex. Program No. 226.10. 2010 Neuroscience Meeting Planner. San Diego, CA: Society for Neuroscience, 2010. Online.

17.  Lewis LB, *Carbonell F, Shmuel A, Mendola JD (2010) Retinotopically organized resting-state functional connectivity of human visual cortex in amblyopia. Program No. 226.1. 2010 Neuroscience Meeting Planner. San Diego, CA: Society for Neuroscience, 2010. Online.

18.  *Yao Z, Zhan C, Baker CL, Shmuel A (2009) Mechanisms of decoding signals: multi-scale linear discriminant analysis and quantification of biased sampling of orientation columns. Program No. 352.25. 2009 Neuroscience Meeting Planner. Chicago, IL: Society for Neuroscience, 2009. Online.

19.  *Chaimow D, Yacoub E, Ugurbil K, Shmuel A (2009) Mechanisms of fMRI-based decoding: theoretical analysis of multivariate classification of stimulus features represented in cortical columns. Program No. 352.20. 2009 Neuroscience Meeting Planner. Chicago, IL: Society for Neuroscience, 2009. Online.

18. Shmuel A, Raddatz G, Chaimow D, Logothetis NK, Ugurbil K, Yacoub E (2007) Multiresolution classification analysis of ocular dominance columns obtained at 7 Tesla from human V1: mechanisms underlying decoding signals. Program No. 451.9, Abstract Viewer/Itinerary Planner. Washington, DC: Society for Neuroscience, 2007. Online.

19. Shmuel A, Steudel T, Oeltermann A, Logothetis NK (2006) Neuronal correlates of functional MRI signal response in alert monkey V1. Program No. 545.14, Abstract Viewer/Itinerary Planner. Washington, DC: Society for Neuroscience, 2006. Online.

20. Shmuel A, Deubelius A, Steudel T, Logothetis NK (2005) Increased activity in monkey V1 and V2 during fixation. Program No. 165.9, Abstract Viewer/Itinerary Planner. Washington, DC: Society for Neuroscience, 2005. Online.

21. Deubelius A, Steudel T, Logothetis NK, Shmuel A (2005) Negative BOLD response in early visual areas of the alert monkey. Program No. 189.10, Abstract Viewer/Itinerary Planner. Washington, DC: Society for Neuroscience, 2005. Online.

22. Chaimow D, Ugurbil K, Shmuel A (2005) Perception of stimulus dimensions: contextual effects and their dependence on contrast. Program No. 389.18, Abstract Viewer/Itinerary Planner. Washington, DC: Society for Neuroscience, 2005. Online.

23. Shmuel A, Augath M, Oeltermann A, Pauls J, Logothetis NK (2004) Linking the Negative BOLD Response to Decreases in Neuronal Activity in Monkey V1. Program No. 18.14, Abstract Viewer, San Diego, CA: Society for Neuroscience, 2004. Online.

24. Yacoub E, Ugurbil K, Shmuel A (2004) Robust detection of ocular dominance columns in humans using Hahn spin echo BOLD fMRI at high fields. Program No. 18.4, Abstract Viewer, San Diego, CA: Society for Neuroscience, 2004. Online.

25. Shmuel A, Augath M, Oeltermann A, Pauls J, Logothetis NK (2003) The Negative BOLD Response in the Monkey V1 is Associated with Decreases in Neuronal Activity. Program No. 125.1, Abstract Viewer, New Orleans, LA: Society for Neuroscience, 2003. Online.

26. Shmuel A, Augath M, Oeltermann A, Logothetis NK (2002) Sustained Negative BOLD Response in the Monkey Brain. Program No. 759.6, Abstract Viewer, Washington, DC: Society for Neuroscience, 2002. Online.

27. Shmuel A, Yacoub E, Pfeuffer J, Van De Moortele PF, Adriany G, Ugurbil K, Hu X (2001) Sustained negative BOLD response in the human brain investigated at ultra-high field. Society for Neuroscience Abstracts 27:783:12.

28. Hu X, Yacoub E, Pfeuffer J, Van De Moortele PF, Adriany G, Ugurbil K, Shmuel A (2001) Spatio-temporal characteristics of BOLD response in human V1 revealed in high-resolution at ultra-high field. Society for Neuroscience Abstracts 27:619:52.

29. Shmuel A, Korman M, Harel M, Grinvald A, Malach R (1998) Relationship of feedback connections from area V2 to orientation domains in area V1 of the primate. Society for Neuroscience Abstracts 24:305.10.

30. Shmuel A, Schirman TD, Harel M, Grinvald A, Malach R (1996) Retinotopic representation of multiple visual areas in the primate. The 5th Annual Meeting of the Israel Society for Neuroscience, In Israel Journal of Medical Sciences 32:S1.

31. Shmuel A, Schirman TD, Harel M, Malonek D, Grinvald A, Malach R (1996) Optical cartography: simultaneous retinotopic and functional mapping of several areas in primate visual cortex using optical imaging. Society for Neuroscience Abstracts 22:760.11.

32. Shmuel A, Arieli A, Grinvald A (1995) Dependence of the population response in cat area 18 to orientation and direction on the spatial anisotropy of the stimulus. The 4th Annual Meeting of the Israel Society for Neuroscience, in Israel Journal of Medical Sciences 31:766.

33. Shmuel A, Arieli A, Malonek D, Grinvald A (1993) Relationship between functional organization for direction of motion and for orientation selectivity in cat area 18. Society for

Neuroscience Abstracts, 19:618.7.

 


International conferences: symposia and invited talks

 

1. 10th European Congress on Epileptology, London, UK, September 2012: Session “EEG-fMRI in epilepsy? “Neuronal correlates of fMRI signals?

 

2. 3rd Biennial International Conference on Resting-State Brain Networks, Magdeburg, Germany, September 2012: “Neurophysiological and hemodynamic mechanisms associated with resting-state functional connectivity?

 

3. Organized and chaired a workshop at the 18th annual meeting of the Organization for Human Brain Mapping, Beijing, China, June 2012:

Attaining fMRI-Resolution on the Scale of Cortical Columns and Layers

Participants:

Kang Cheng, RIKEN Brain Science Institute, Wako, Saitama, Japan.

Amir Shmuel, MNI, McGill University, Montreal, QC, Canada..

Jonathan R. Polimeni, Athinoula A. Martinos Center for Biomedical Imaging, Department of Radiology, Harvard Medical School, Massachusetts General Hospital, Charlestown, MA, USA.

 

4. Annual meeting of the International Society of Magnetic Resonance in Medicine, Melbourne, Australia, May 2012, educational course on ‘advanced fMRI? “Neurophysiological basis of resting-state correlated functional MRI signals?

 

5. 8th International Brain Research Organization world congress, Florence, Italy, July 2011: “Simultaneous spatiotemporal imaging of blood-oxygenation and neurophysiological signals?

 

6. 2ed Biennial International Conference on Resting-State Brain Networks, Milwaukee, WI, USA, September 2010: “Mechanisms of spontaneous activity and resting-state functional connectivity?

 

7. Organized and chaired a symposium at the 16th annual meeting of the Organization for Human Brain Mapping, Barcelona, Spain, June 2010:

Decoding Information Conveyed by Cortical Columns: Mechanisms and Advanced Methods for Investigating Higher-Order Cognitive Functions

Participants:

Yukiasu Kamitani, Keihanna Science City, Japan.

Federico Demartino, Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherlands.

Amir Shmuel, MNI, McGill University, Montreal, QC, Canada; CMRR, University of Minnesota, USA.

Frank Tong, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN, USA.

 

8. ‘Advanced fMRI?educational course at the 16th annual meeting of the Organization for Human Brain Mapping, Barcelona, Spain, June 2010: “The neuronal and hemodynamic origins of fMRI signals and fMRI-based decoding?

 

9. 1st Biennial International Conference on Resting-State Brain Networks, Magdeburg, Germany, December 2008: “Spatial extent of correlation between spontaneous fluctuations in neurophysiological activity and fMRI signal in monkey V1?

 

10. Annual meeting of the American society for Epilepsy, Seattle, USA, December 2008, Symposium on ‘Metabolic changes during epileptic discharges?organized by Jean Gotman: “Relationship between neurophysiological activity, metabolism, and cerebral blood flow in the cerebral cortex?

11. Xth International Conference on Cognitive Neuroscience, Bodrum, Turkey, September 2008, Symposium on ?/span>Multimodal Studies of Oscillations?organized by Pedro Valdes-Sosa: “Neuronal correlates of spontaneous fluctuations in functional MRI signals?

12. Organized and chaired a symposium at the 14th annual meeting of the Organization for Human Brain Mapping, Melbourne, Australia, June 2008:

Neuronal correlates of spontaneous fluctuations in hemodynamic signals

Participants:

Michael Fox and Marcus Raichle, Washington University, St. Louis, MO, USA.

Andreas Kleinschmidt, CEA, Paris, France.

Amos Arieli, The Weizmann Institute of Science, Rehovot, Israel.

Amir Shmuel, MNI, McGill University, Montreal, Canada.

13. Annual meeting of the International Society of Magnetic Resonance in Medicine, Berlin, Germany, May 2007, ‘Current Issues in Brain Function Study Group?meeting: “Spontaneous fluctuations in functional MRI signals correlate with fluctuations in the underlying local neuronal activity?

14. Annual meeting of the International Society of Magnetic Resonance in Medicine, Berlin, Germany, May 2007, Educational course on ‘fMRI: Basic to Cutting Edge? “Relationship between fMRI signals and the underlying neurophysiological activity?

15. Discussion leader, Gordon Research Conference on ‘Brain Energy Metabolism & Blood Flow? organized by Marin Lauritzen and Edith Hamel, Oxford, UK, August 2006.

16. Organized and co-chaired a symposium at the 35th annual meeting of the Society for Neuroscience, Washington DC, USA, November 2005:

Decreases in Cerebral Blood Flow and BOLD Signals: Neuronal Correlates and Mechanisms of Regulation.

Participants:

Marcus Raichle, Washington University St. Louis, MO, USA.

Martin Lauritzen, Glostrup Hospital and University of Copenhagen, Denmark.

Edith Hamel, Montreal Neurological Institute, McGill University, Montreal, Canada.

Amir Shmuel, Max-Planck Institute for Biological Cybernetics, Tuebingen, Germany.

17. Organized and chaired a symposium at the 10th annual meeting of the Organization for Human Brain Mapping, Budapest, Hungary, June 2004:

Decreases in Cerebral Blood Flow and BOLD Signals and their Neuronal Correlates. Participants:

Marcus Raichle, Washington University St. Louis, MO, USA.

Louis Lemieux, University College London, United Kingdom.

Arno Villringer, Charite, Humboldt University, Berlin, Germany.

Amir Shmuel, Max-Planck Institute for Biological Cybernetics, Tuebingen, Germany.

 

 

International workshops and international departmental seminars

 

1.                  International summer school on the ‘Evolution and Function of Consciousness?/span>, UQAM, Montreal, July 2012: “Hemodynamic and neurophysiological measurements of spontaneous activity and resting-state functional connectivity?

2.                  International workshop on “High Frequency Oscillations in Cognition and Epilepsy? MNI, Montréal, QC, Canada, June 2011: ?/span>Simultaneous spatiotemporal imaging of blood-oxygenation and neurophysiological signals?

3.                  International Workshop on Brain Activity Modeling: from fine to coarse scale, Centre de Recherche Mathématique, Polytechnique Montréal, Montréal, QC, Canada, August 2009: “Neuronal activity underlying spontaneous fluctuations in functional MRI signals?

4.                  Yale University MR Imaging Research Center seminar series, New-haven, CT, USA, November 2009: “Neuronal activity underlying spontaneous fluctuations in functional MRI signals?

5.                  The Keith Worsley Workshop: Neuroimaging: Anatomical, Physiological, Methodological and Statistical Constraints on Neural Mass Modeling, Banff International Research Station, Banff, Canada, June 14-17, 2009: “Locally measured neuronal correlates of functional MRI signals?

6.                  Association pour la recherch?sur la sclerose en plaques, MRI workshop 2009 on Imaging function in Multiple Sclerosis, Paris, France, February 2009: “Locally measured neuronal correlates of functional MRI signals?

7.                  International Workshop on Resting State Networks, Oxford University, Oxford, UK, September 2008: “Spatial extent of correlation between spontaneous fluctuations in neurophysiological activity and fMRI signal in monkey V1?

8.                  Gatsby Workshop on "Neural Activity and BOLD Functional MRI", University College London, Wellcome Dept. of Imaging Neuroscience, United Kingdom, February 2006: “Neuronal correlates of negative functional MRI responses in monkey visual cortex.?

9.                  University and ETH Zurich, Institute of Neuroinformatics, Switzerland, January 2006: “Negative BOLD response correlates with decreases in neuronal activity beyond the stimulated regions of monkey V1.?/span>

10.              Max Planck Institute for Brain Research, Frankfurt, Germany, July 2005: “Negative BOLD response correlates with decreases in neuronal activity beyond the stimulated regions of monkey V1.?/span>

11.              McGill University, Montreal, Canada, May 2005: “Bridging the Gap between the Studies of Human and Monkey Vision using fMRI Combined with Neurophysiology.?/span>

12.              Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee, May 2005: “Bridging the Gap between the studies of Human and Monkey Vision using fMRI Combined with Neurophysiology.?/span>

13.              University of California Berkeley, School of Optometry and the Helen Wills Neuroscience Institute, April 2005: “Bridging the Gap between the studies of Human and Monkey Vision using fMRI Combined with Neurophysiology.?/span>

14.              Maastricht University, The Netherlands, Department of Psychology, April 2005: “Sustained negative hemodynamic response in the human brain and its neural correlates in the monkey.?/span>

15.              International Workshop on the Neural Substrate of Cognition, Instituto Juan March, Madrid, Spain, March 2005: “Decreases in neuronal activity in non-stimulated regions of monkey V1 beyond the reach of the horizontal connections.?/span>

16.              International Workshop on Decreases in Neural Activity and their Neuroimaging Correlates, University College London, Wellcome Dept. of Imaging Neuroscience, United Kingdom, March 2003: “Sustained negative hemodynamic response in the human brain and its neural correlates in the monkey.?/span>

17.              California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA, USA, March 2003: “Sustained negative hemodynamic response in the human brain and its neural correlates in the monkey.?/span>

18.              University of Basel, Biozentrum, Basel, Switzerland, September 2002: “Sustained negative hemodynamic response in the human brain and its neural correlates in the monkey.?/span>

19.              MGH NMR Center, Boston, USA, Brain Map Seminar, December 2001: “Sustained negative BOLD and blood flow response and its coupling to the positive response in the human brain.?/span>

20.              Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory meeting on “Cortical Maps?/span>, Cold Spring Harbor, NY, USA, October 2001: “Axial specificity and orientation preference of the feedback projections from V2 to striate cortex of the primate.?

21.              The 2001 Minnesota Workshop on MR Imaging of Brain Function, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, USA, October 2001: “Sustained negative BOLD and blood flow response and its coupling to the positive response in the human brain.?/span>

22.              The 2001 Minnesota Workshop on MR Imaging of Brain Function, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, USA, October 2001: “The intrinsic hemodynamic response from the capillary bed is linear with the underlying neuronal spike activity.?/span>

23.              Stanford University, Department of Psychology, Palo Alto, CA, USA, November 1998: “Visual areas V1 and V2: functional architecture and organization of the inter-connectivity as revealed by optical imaging.?/span>

24.              The Salk Institute, San Diego, CA, USA, Neuroscience Seminar, November 1998: “Visual areas V1 and V2: functional architecture and organization of the inter-connectivity as revealed by optical imaging.?/span>

25.              Max Planck Institute for Biological Cybernetics, Tuebingen, Germany, August 1998: “Visual areas V1 and V2: functional architecture and organization of the inter-connectivity as revealed by optical imaging.?/span>

26.              The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel, Neural Computation seminar, June 1997: “Functional organization for direction of motion and its relationship to orientation maps in cat area 18.?/span>

 

 

National conferences: symposia and invited talks

1.                  Annual meeting of the Canadian Society for Neuroscience, Vancouver, Canada, May 2012, Symposium on ‘Revealing Brain Dynamics Using Multi-Modal Brain Imaging Techniques?organized by Majid Mohajerani and Allen Chan: “Hemodynamic and neurophysiological measurements of cortical spontaneous activity?

2.                  Annual meeting of the Canadian Society for Neuroscience, Montreal, Canada, May 2008, Symposium on ‘Advances in Functional Imaging of Sensory-Motor Systems: Bridging the Gap Between Neurophysiology and Human Cognition?organized by Robert Zatorre: ?span style='layout-grid-mode: line'>Neuronal correlates of functional MRI signals in monkey visual cortex?

 

Invited lectures in workshops and departmental seminars in Montreal

 

1.                  University de Montréal, School of Optometry, Montréal, QC, Canada, March 2011: “Mechanisms of fMRI-based decoding of information conveyed in cortical columns?

2.                  University de Montréal, Department of Physiology, Montréal, QC, Canada, March 2010: “Neuronal activity underlying spontaneous fluctuations in functional MRI signals?

3.                  McGill University, Department of Physiology, Montreal, Canada, November 2009: “Neuronal activity underlying spontaneous fluctuations in functional MRI signals?

4.                  FRSQ Quebec Bio-Imaging Network, Scientific Day, January 2009: “Locally measured neurophysiological activity underlying functional MRI signals?

5.                  Workshop on Linking Neural Circuitry to Psychological Processes and Behavior, Concordia University, Montreal, Canada, January 2009: “Spatial extent of correlation between spontaneous fluctuations in neurophysiological activity and fMRI signal in monkey V1?

6.                  Canada-France meeting in Mathematics (The Mathematics of Information Technology and Complex Systems (MITACS) Workshop on signal processing applied to brain imaging) workshop on biomedical imaging and modeling, Montreal, Canada, June 2008: “Neuronal correlates of fMRI signals?

7.                  University de Montreal, Functional Neuroimaging Center, Montreal, Canada, February 2008: “Neuronal correlates of fMRI signals in monkey visual cortex?

8.                  McGill University, Department of Physiology, Montreal, Canada, February 2008: “Neuronal correlates of fMRI signals in monkey visual cortex?

9.                  McGill University, Department of Ophthalmology, Montreal, Canada, February 2008: “Neuronal correlates of fMRI signals?

10.              McGill University, Montreal Neurological Institute Brain Imaging Center, Montreal, Canada, October 2007: “Neuronal correlates of fMRI signals?

11.              McGill University, Department of Biomedical engineering, Montreal, Canada, September 2007: “Neuronal correlates of fMRI signals?