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 >>>
12/02/13 New Paper by Alex Shackman!
Dr. Alex Shackman and his colleagues have a paper published on ScienceDirect. The paper is titled, "Neuropeptide Y Receptor Gene Expression in the Primate Amygdala Predicts Anxious Temperament and Brain Metabolism." read more >
11/21/13 Congrats to Mohit Chadha!
NACS student Mohit Chadha successfully defended his dissertation. The title of his dissertation is "Somatosensory Signaling for Flight Control in the Echolocating Bat Eptesicus fuscus." Mohit is advised by Cindy Moss.
11/19/13 Congrats to Nuria AbdulSabur!
NACS student Nuria AbdulSabur successfully defended her dissertation. The title of her dissertation is "The neural mechanisms supporting structure and inter-brain connectivity in natural conversation." Nuria is advised by Allen Braun and William Idsardi.
11/18/13 New Paper by Patrick Kanold and Shihab Shamma!
A paper by Patrick Kanold, Shihab Shamma, and two colleagues at the University of Maryland was published in the Journal of Neuroscience. The title of the publication is "Frontal Cortex Activation Causes Rapid Plasticity of Auditory Cortical Processing." read more >
10/24/13 NACS student Yuwei Cui's Paper Published!
Yuwei is first author on a paper published in the Journal of Neuroscience. The title of the paper is "Diverse Suppressive Influences in Area MT and Selectivity to Complex Motion Features." read more >
10/21/13 Congrats to Bart Russell!
NACS student Bart Russell successfully defended her dissertation. The title of her dissertation is "The effect of mental stress on brain dynamics and performance related to attention control during a vigilance task: An electroencephalographic investigation." Bart is advised by Brad Hatfield.
Next NACS Seminar ::
02/13/14 - NACS-fest 2014 read more >