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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  • Welcome, Dr. Nabin Koirala, BIRC Director
      Please  welcome Dr. Nabin Koirala in his new position as the Director of BIRC, effective Friday, May 17 2024. Dr. Koirala has been active on the Storrs campus prior to his new appointment, including presenting a popular two-part workshop offered in Fall ’22 on Diffusion Weighted Imaging. In his role as Director, Nabin will […]
    Posted on May 17, 2024
  • Research seminar offered by UConn-Waterbury
    The Reading Brain: Bilingual and Cross-Linguistic Perspectives on Child Literacy Prof. Ioulia Kovelman  Professor of Psychology, University of Michigan  We are excited to announce our 1st research seminar hosted by Yale Global Literacy Hub and UConn Global/Waterbury Haskins Global Literacy Hub. Our invited speaker, Prof. Ioulia Kovelman, is a developmental cognitive neuroscientist, specializing in child language and literacy development, with a focus […]
    Posted on March 27, 2024
  • BIRC Open House Dec 7th 2023
    Have you ever been curious about how brain pictures are taken, how we conduct neuroimaging research, or what kinds of equipment UConn has in our Brain Imaging Research Center? Now is the perfect opportunity to drop by our Open House and see what we have to offer! The UConn Brain Imaging Research Center (BIRC) Open […]
    Posted on December 1, 2023

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