The Fourth International Symposium on Brainnetome Meets Genome (4th ISBMG)

Octobor 16-17, 2017, Beijing, China


The Fourth Symposium on Brainnetome Meets Genome (4th ISBMG) will be held on October 16-17, 2017, in Beijing, China. It will be jointly organized by Institute of Automation, Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS), Queensland Brain Institute, University of Queensland, and China Chapter of the Organization of Human Brain Mapping. The preceding symposiums were successfully held in Brisbane, Australia (2012), Beijing (2013) and Haikou, China (2016), respectively (



The 4th SBMG has invited about 20 speakers to present cutting-edge results in above mentioned areas, introduce promising new tools and techniques, and discuss synergizing the study of brain networks with genomic research. The participants are encouraged to submit abstracts for considering oral or poster presentations (Send to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. using MS/word format or plain TEXT format, no more than 500 words, before July 15, 2017). Some excellent abstracts will be selected as short oral presentation.


The aim of this symposium is to bring together experts in neuroimaging, network neuroscience, neuroscience methodology and experimental and cognitive neuroscience with a special interest in understanding the relationships between brain networks, brain functions and malfunctions, and risk genes of neuropsychiatric diseases. The main topics are as follows:

  • Anatomical and Structural Brain Networks
  • Foundations of Brain Connectivity Methods
  • How Genes Modulate Brain Networks
  • Clinical Applications of Brain Networks
  • New Findings from GWAS



Tianzi Jiang, Institute of Automation, CAS

Pankaj Sah, Queensland Brain Institute, University of Queensland


The confirmed speakers

Benjamin Becker, University of Electronic Science and Technology of China

Vince Calhoun, The University of New Mexico, USA

Wei Gao, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, USA

Hae-Jeong Park, Yonsei University, South Korea
George Paxinos, The University of New South Wales, Australia
Barry Richmond, NIH, USA
Pankaj Sah, The University of Queensland, Australia

Gunter Schumann, King's College London, UK

Peter Silburn, The University of Queensland, Australia

Pedro A. Valdes-Sosa, Cuban Neuroscience Center, Cuba

Anna Roe Wang, Zhejiang University, China

Yihong Yang, NIH, USA


Registration & Logistics

1. Registration: 2000RMB/person, travel and housing are not included.


      Registration: Oct. 15, 14:00-18:00; Oct. 16 8:00-12:00 3.

      Address: Liao-ning Hotel, West Road Bei-si-huan, Zhong-guan-cun, China


Contact information

Ms. Shaomei Wang, Institute of Automation, CAS

TEL:+86 10  8254 4795

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Payment information (Wire transfer)

Name of Account Holder: Institute of Automation, CAS

Bank: Zhong-guan-cun Branch, China Everbright Bank

Account No.: 75080188000132442

Note: Please specify the number of attendees and their names

Intermediary Bank: JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A. New York, NY US
Account With Bank: China Everbright Bank, H.O. Beijing
Beneficiary Bank: China Everbright Bank, Banking Department Beijing


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