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April 27, 2010

Internal funds available from CLA for brain imaging

The CLA offers two internal awards for brain imaging projects and brain imaging infrastructure. The purpose of the brain imaging projects funding is to fund pilot projects, including subject fees, graduate RA support, equipment, materials, and supplies. The purpose of the infrastructure funding is to support, hardware (e.g., computers), software, lab supplies, publication fees, etc.

The deadline for these applications is April 30, 2010. More information about these and other CLA funding opportunities is provided at http://cla.umn.edu/intranet/research/.

April 1, 2010

Advanced Neuro Technology Training (new EEG facility)

ANT training will begin during the MRI Users' Group meeting on Tuesday, April 6. We will meet at 12:40 p.m. in Elliott S419, home of the new CLA-Interdepartmental EEG Facility. William Cuthbert from ANT will be installing the system that morning and will use the MUG meeting to present an overview of using the system. This will be followed by more extensive training Tuesday afternoon and Wednesday. All labs who plan to use the new EEG equipment are strongly encouraged to send one or more members to attend the training sessions.

CLA Office of Research and Graduate Programs call for Brain Imaging Small Grant Proposals

The CLA Office of Research and Graduate Programs is pleased to announce the 2010 call for proposals to two small grant programs that support research in the area of Brain Imaging. Proposals should not exceed $10,000.

One of the small grants programs is designed to support infrastructure needs and one is to support pilot projects. More detailed information and application forms are attached. This information can also be retrieved from the CLA Office of Research webpage . The application deadline for both small grant programs is Friday, April 30, 2010.

If you have any questions, please contact Wendy Friedmeyer at (612) 624-9815 or at fried053@umn.edu.