Dr. Ed Large is a professor of theoretical neuroscience at the University of Connecticut where he heads the Music Dynamics Laboratory. Here, Dr. Large speaks about emerging research in neuroscience and music.
Emily Myers, assistant professor of speech, language and hearing sciences at UConn, was recently featured in an article in UConn Today regarding her recent aphasia research in collaboration with Carl Coelho and Jennifer Mozeiko. By using UConn’s powerful new fMRI scanning software, Myers has been able to identify the specific neural regions in the brain that are impacted by aphasia.
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The UConn Daily Digest reports on a new study that tests a new device to quickly diagnose traumatic brain injuries. BIRC is directed by Jay Rueckl, a member of the IGERT faculty.
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During the summer months, the UConn IGERT site is being converted to run on WordPress. Stay tuned!
Kornilov wins SRCD Outstanding Doctoral Dissertation Award
Sergey Kornilov (PhD in Psychology, 2014), will be awarded an Outstanding Doctoral Dissertation Award from the Society for Research in Child Development (SRCD), for his “unusually noteworthy” dissertation, “Neurophysiological and Genetic Bases of Developmental Language Disorder”, supervised by Jim Magnuson, Nicole Landi (both of UConn Psychology and Haskins Labs) and Elena Grigorenko (of the Yale Child Study Center). SRCD is an international organization devoted to promoting multidisciplinary research and the exchange of ideas in human development. Dr. Kornilov is continuing and extending this work as a postdoctoral researcher at Yale University and St. Petersburg State University (Russia). Kudos, Sergey!