The Brain Imaging Research Center (BIRC) opened in June 2015.
The center houses a 3T Siemens Prisma MRI scanner alongside equipment for collecting data with high-density EEG systems, eye tracking, and a transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) system.
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- BIRC Welcomes Interim Director Dr. Nicole LandiDr. Nicole Landi has assumed the role of Interim Director of BIRC. Dr. Landi studies reading and language development using cognitive neuroscience approaches (ERP, MRI, neuroimaging genetics). Her other interests include: Reading Reading and Language Disorders Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience Neuroimaging Genetics Welcome, Dr. Landi.Posted on September 8, 2023
- BIRC bids farewell to Director Fumiko HoeftDr. Fumiko Hoeft officially ended her BIRC Director appointment on August 22, 2023. During her five year tenure, Fumiko worked hard to support the BIRC mission statement and had much success despite the unprecedented challenge of a world-wide pandemic. Her accomplishments are too great to list, but include transitioning the BIRC Speaker Series to a […]Posted on September 5, 2023
- IBACS Fall 2023 Call for Seed Grant ApplicationsThe seed grant program is intended to fund research consistent with the IBACS mission. Large Seed Grant applications (>$10,000 but <$25,000) are time-limited to accommodate GA assignment; the Fall deadline is October 2nd, 2023 (due to the 1st falling on a weekend). Please submit letters of intent as soon as possible, but at least 2 weeks prior to the seed grant application deadline (by 9/15/23), to allow […]Posted on September 1, 2023
BIRC connects 65 neuroimaging centers around the US
Seminars serve 130 universities & over 2,600 academics world-wide
Started April 2020.
600 subscribed to our list-serv from around the world.
“Ask A Brain Scientist” Series connects 300 kids around the US
Started late Oct/Nov 2020 with a franchise now in Israel.
20 partner organizations including UConn Psych Sci, InCHIP & Ballard Institute supporting our mission
9 Grants funded since FY19 $10.8M TC, $3.9M IDC
6 were from NIH/NSF, 1 from a foundation, & 2 from OVPR REP.
10 more NSF/NIH grants are pending