NACS' Maryland Neuroimaging Center (MNC)
Made possible by a $2 million award from the NSF, the MNC will house a new fMRI scanner and the University's existing MEG, a combination that exists at only a couple of locations in the country. The center opens in Summer 2011.
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Welcome To NACS
The Program in Neuroscience and Cognitive Science at the University of Maryland offers research and training opportunities in neuroscience, cognitive neuroscience and computational neuroscience with internationally-renowned faculty who interact among three campuses: in Baltimore City, at Baltimore County and at College Park. Each campus offers graduate training leading to a Ph.D. degree.
The NACS Maryland Neuroimaging Center (MNC) Center will exponentially advance the university's already considerable capacity for research on the human brain. learn more >>>
06/03/13 Dr. Alex Shackman's new paper published!
A new study by Dr. Alex Shackman and colleagues shows that adults can be trained to be more compassionate. The article titled, "Compassion Training Alters Altruism and Neural Responses to Suffering," is published in Psychological Science. read more >
06/03/13 Congratulations to Dr. Sandra Gordon-Salant!
Congratulations to Dr. Sandra Gordon-Salant for receiving the BSOS Excellence in Teaching Award! This award recognizes faculty members who have made distinctive contributions to classroom instruction within the College of Behavioral & Social Sciences.
04/17/13 Congrats to Erika Hussey!
Congratulations to NACS student Erika Hussey for successfully defending her dissertation. The title of her dissertation is "The Malleability of Cognitive Control and its Effects on Language Skills." Erika is advised by Michael Dougherty and Jared Novick.
04/15/13 Congrats to Hui Wang!
Congratulations to NACS alumni Hui Wang who received a 2013 University of Maryland Distinguished Dissertation Award from the Graduate School. The title of Hui's dissertation is "Circuit analysis of synaptic dysfunctions in the CA3 area of BACE1 knockout mice."
04/12/13 Congrats to Kim Drnec!
Congratulations to NACS student Kim Drnec for successfully defending her dissertation. The title of her dissertation is "Encephalography (EEG) and Measures of Nociception in Domestic Cattle (Bos taurus)." Kim is advised by Ray Strickland and Jonathan Simon.
04/12/13 Congrats to Alexia Nunez-Parra
Congratulations to NACS student Alexia Nunez-Parra for successfully defending her dissertation. The title of her dissertation is "Regulation of the Inhibitory Drive in the Olfactory Bulb." Alexia is advised by Ricardo Araneda.
Next NACS Seminar ::
09/06/13 - NACS Retreat read more >