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 exponentially advances the university's already considerable capacity for research on the human brain. learn more >>>
02/28/14 Special Seminar by Dr. Arthur Popper
Dr. Arthur Popper's final talk before retirement will be held Friday, March 7 at 2pm in room 1103 in the Bioscience Research Bldg. The title of his talk is "Hearing, Soundscapes, and Noise." Dr. Popper is a former director of the NACS program and has contributed tremendously to NACS over the years.
02/26/14 Congrats to Krystyna Orzechowski!
NACS student Krystyna Orzechowski was awarded a National Research Service Award (NRSA). Krystyna is a 3rd year student and her adviser is Patrick Kanold.
02/10/14 Congratulations to Sarah Helfinstein!
NACS alum ('11) Sarah Helfinstein's paper was published in PNAS. The title of her paper is "Predicting risky choices from brain activity patterns." Sarah was advised by Dr. Nathan Fox. read more >
02/06/14 Paper in Neuron by Researchers at UMCP & JHU
Amal Isaiah and Adam Jones from Patrick Kanold's Lab at UMCP, and Hui Wang, Emily Petrus, and David Li from Hey Kyoung Lee's Lab at JHU are authors on the paper: "Crossmodal Induction of Thalamocortical Potentiation Leads to Enhanced Information Processing in the Auditory Cortex." read more >
01/17/14 Congrats to Alice Jackson!
NACS student Alice Jackson successfully defended her dissertation. The title of her dissertation is "Using a high-dimensional model of semantic space to predict neural activity." Alice is advised by Donald Bolger.
01/15/14 Congratulations to Alumni Greg Cogan!
NACS alum ('11) Greg Cogan's paper was published in Nature. The title of his paper is "Sensory-motor transformations for speech occur bilaterally." Greg was advised by Dr. William Idsardi. read more >
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