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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- Kelly Mahaffy MA receives the 2022 BIRC Excellence AwardThe BIRC is pleased to announce the third annual BIRC Excellence Award, which highlights the achievements of a student, staff, faculty member, lab, or group who has made exceptional contributions towards advancing the goals of the BIRC as outlined in the Mission Statement: To facilitate scientific discovery and theoretical and methodological innovation To serve as […]Posted on December 2, 2022
- Dr. Fumiko Hoeft Named New UConn Waterbury Campus DirectorDr. Hoeft will continue leading the BIRC and conducting research as UConn Waterbury’s director. Congratulations, Fumiko!Posted on November 16, 2022
- Fumiko Hoeft Receives Samuel Torrey Orton AwardCongratulations to Fumiko Hoeft, who was awarded the 2022 Samuel Torrey Orton Award at the International Dyslexia Association (IDA) Conference recently held in San Antonio, Texas. Please view the wonderful introduction presented by Dr. Devin Kearns, and the videos and comments from Fumiko's family, colleagues, and friends. Congratulations, Fumiko! https://youtu.be/qaQV8m3Nk6kPosted on November 14, 2022
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