SfNIRS Newsletter, May 2016

SfNIRS Updates May 29, 2016

fNIRS 2016
Paris, October 13 – 16Université Paris Descartes12 rue de l’Ecole de MédecineParis 75006FRANCE
Visit the fNIRS 2016 conference web page @ fnirs2016.org
Abstract deadline: June 10th @ fnirs2016.org/abstract-submission
Conference Registration @ fnirs2016.org/registration
NOTICE: Don’t forget to submit your nomination for the Young Investigator Award@ fnirs2016.org/early-investigator-award
Due date for nominations: July 1st, 2016

SfNIRS Membership
To professionalize our Society for fNIRS, we have now set up a membership administration software through club express. To maintain your membership, we would like to encourage you to sign up as a member of SfNIRS. Please note that the membership will now cost a fee, which is $95 for two years for full members and $50 for two years for student members.

fNIRS Publications
The latest list of NIRS/NIRI publications assembled by Felix Scholkmann & Sabrina Brigadoi includes 222 new papers:
Issue 1 of Volume 3 (January-March 2016)

A list of papers highlighted in FB and Twitter in the last few months and collected by Rebecca Dewey & Sarah Lloyd-Fox can be found on our webpage.

Job opportunities
Post doctoral positions are currently available at:
The Buckley lab at Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia
The Huppert Lab at the University of Pittsburgh in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
The Child Development Laboratory at the University of Maryland, Maryland
The Nalecz Institute of Biocybernetics at the Polish Academy of Science, Warsaw, Poland
The Energy Research Institute at the Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
The Biomedical Optics Research Laboratory at the University College London, England
The Department of Computer Science, Óptica y Electrónica (INAOE) in Puebla, Mexico
The Institute for Medical Photonics Research at the Hamamatsu University School of Medicine in Hamamatsu, Shizuoka, Japan

More job opportunities
BitMap: Brain injury and trauma monitoring using advanced photonics are recruiting highly talented Early Stage Researchers: 15 Positions available throughout Europe. For more information, go to http://bitmap-itn.weebly.com/recruitment.html

New fNIRS devices 
The OctaMon is the newest instrument from Artinis Medical Systems based on the near-infrared spectroscopy principle. For information, visit the Artiniswebpages artinis.com/octamon & artinis.com/octamon-mini

Shimadzu Scientific Instruments (SSI) announces the U.S. release of its LABNIRS functional near-infrared spectroscopy (fNIRS) system.

From Facebook & Twitter
The Society for functional Near-Infrared Spectroscopy group on Facebookcontinues to grow. We now have 440 members. We have had few spam and some members have been blocked. Please keep posting your news in the FB group and in Twitter using #fNIRS

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Featured Events

ISOTT 2016
The 44th Annual Meeting of the International Society on Oxygen Transport to Tissue (ISOTT), will be held from Sunday July 10th to Thursday July 14th, 2016, in Chicago, USA.

Birkbeck-UCL fNIRS Training Course
Birkbeck-UCL fNIRS Training Course for beginners and advanced users will be held in London, 27th – 29th June 2016. A few spaces left, please email Bree Pallfor further information and see eventbrite.co.uk/e/bbk-ucl-nirs-training-course-tickets-21264499691.

fNIRS course @ the Martinos Optics Division
The 2016 fNIRS Hands-On Course @ the Martinos Optics Division will be held November 16-18, 2016 in Boston. Details at nmr.mgh.harvard.edu/training/fnirs.

MULTIMODAL NEUROIMAGING SUMMER WORKSHOP
May 31 – July 1, 2016 University of Pittsburgh and Carnegie Mellon University. Details at mntp.pitt.edu

The 1st International Conference of Neuroergonomics
The Neuroergonomics conference will be held on October 6 and 7, 2016, in Paris. The conference will be hosted at AXA Headquarters (Paris XV). It will be the occasion for you to meet the AXA Research Fund, AXA’s scientific philanthropy initiative dedicated to support academic research on risks. For more information, contact: neuroergonomics2016@isae.fr

SPIE NPH
The Society for fNIRS has adopted Neurophotonics as its official journal. Please consider submitting your next fNIRS article there.  Members of SfNIRS can obtain a membership rate for subscribing to the journal through SPIE using the SfNIRS member-only form provided here. Also, you can sign up to receive  email messages about new articles published in Neurophotonics every two weeks. See the instructions here.


Send any news items for future newsletters to news@sfnirs.org. Also, consider posting yours news on the SfNIRS Facebook group page and Twitter.

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