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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  • Suggest speakers for the ’22-23 talk series!
    The Brain Imaging Research Center (BIRC) is soliciting your suggestions for speakers to fill remaining openings in the 2022-2023 BIRC Speaker Series. The BIRC supports research using human brain and whole-body magnetic resonance imaging, electrophysiology, and non-invasive stimulation. The past speaker series has featured renowned speakers working broadly in magnetic resonance imaging, cognitive neuroscience, and related fields. […]
    Posted on June 28, 2022
  • Fumiko Hoeft to serve as Interim Director for Waterbury Campus
    Fumiko Hoeft will begin serving her interim appointment on May 20. Fumiko will be continuing in her role as the BIRC Director during her tenure at UConn-Waterbury. Congratulations Fumiko! Your creativity and dedication will bring great things to Waterbury. For more information, please read this article in UConn Today  
    Posted on May 20, 2022
  • Elisa Medeiros receives the 2022 CLAS Staff Excellence Award
    Congratulations to Elisa Medeiros on receiving the 2022 CLAS Staff Excellence Award! The Staff Excellence Award honors individual staff members across the College who bring distinction and innovation to their work and help to promote the CLAS mission.
    Posted on May 6, 2022

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