BrainBox Initiative Symposium: Multimodal Brain Stimulation and Imaging

External Event - 16th Jan 2017

Brought to you by Rogue Resolutions, the BrainBox Initiative is a collaboration with academics from leading universities - Professors John Rothwell, Sven Bestmann and Dr Joe Devlin of UCL, Professor Paul Taylor, LMU Munich and Dr Charlotte Stagg, University of Oxford - which provides young neuroscientists with opportunities to grow and develop.

This free symposium, the first event from the BrainBox Initiative, gives an opportunity to find out about the latest multimodal brain stimulation and imaging studies being carried out by young neuroscientists. The presenters will be demonstrating the techniques used as part of their talks and the day finishes with an interactive panel discussion. Topics covered at this event include: TMS with EEG, tACS with EEG, tDCS, neuronavigation, cTMS and computational neurostimulation.

The symposium is a satellite event to the Neuromodulation 2017 conference, however delegates can book for this symposium on its own. Places are FREE to book and numbers are limited to ensure a good interactive learning environment.


Book your place here at the Neuromodec site.


  • 10.00 – 10.30 - Registration / Coffee
  • 10.30 – 10.45 - Eric Wassermann – Welcome Address
  • 10.45 – 11.30 - James BonaiutoUsing computational neurostimulation to bridge between behaviour, neurophysiology and experimental modalities.
  • 11.30 – 12.15 - Sara TremblayPulse parameters matter: the use of cTMS to improve selectivity of neural targeting.
  • 12.15 – 13.15 - Lunch (not included)
  • 13.15 – 14.00 - Helen NuttallStudying sensorimotor integration during speech perception using TMS and EEG.
  • 14.00 – 14.45 - Roch ComeauNeuronavigation for TMS: past, present and future.
  • 14.45 – 15.30 - Siddharth KohliTowards closed-loop tES: phase matching tACS with ongoing EEG activity.
  • 15.30 – 16.00 - Coffee
  • 16.00 – 16.30 - Michael Banissy (keynote), Moving beyond good for all or bad for all models of transcranial current stimulation: the importance of individual variation.
  • 16.30 – 17.00 - Panel Discussion
  • 17.00 – 17.15 - Eric Wassermann – Wrap Up and closing comments

For more information about the event and speakers, see meeting website.

More about BrainBox Initiative

The BrainBox Initiative is being run by Rogue Resolutions and consists of a programme of activities and events aimed at supporting and nurturing young, up-and-coming neuroscientists.

It provides opportunities to:

  • Get hands-on experience with neuroscience research techniques
  • Learn about the latest advances in the field
  • Network with other researchers
  • Gain recognition from the research community
  • Share ideas and instigate new collaborations
  • Raise your profile

BrainBox Initiative is a collaboration with key academics in the field, including Professors John Rothwell, Sven Bestmann and Dr Joe Devlin of UCL, Professor Paul Taylor, LMU Munich and Dr Charlotte Stagg, University of Oxford.

The BrainBox Initiative’s programme includes:

  • The Research Challenge and Young Investigator Award – annually presented prizes and awards
  • The BrainBox Initiative Conference – the first of it’s kind giving prominence to new speakers
  • BrainBox Initiative Workshops – a series of intensive, hands-on workshops run with experts from University College London (UCL) and elsewhere.

Read more about the BrainBox Initiative online.

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