Category: Department News

Brain Plasticity and Neuroimaging Laboratory in The News

December 8th, 2015 in Department News

Dr. Schon and her research team in the Brain Plasticity and Neuroimaging Laboratory have recently been featured on Boston University’s School of Medicine Research Page, and the story has been picked up by a few news outlets. Find the links to the stories below. Keep up the great research Dr. Schon and the Brain Plasticity and Neuroimaging Team!



The Telegraph:

Neuroscience News:

11/19: Anatomy & Neurobiology Seminar with Dr. Mark Halko

November 17th, 2015 in Department News, Upcoming Events


“Changing cognition through non-invasive network stimulation”


Mark Halko, PhD

Instructor in Neurology

Berenson-Allen Center for Noninvasive Brain Stimulation

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Harvard Medical School

Thursday, November 19th, 2015

2:00PM – 3:00PM

Alan Peters Seminar Room, L-1008

Refreshments will be provided.

Two Anatomy Lab Members Featured in “Brainiacs” Article in CAS Magazine

November 16th, 2015 in Department News

Ben Coleman (Brain Plasticity & Neuroimaging Lab) and Samantha Calderazzo (Cognitive Neurobiology Lab) have been featured in the most recent CAS Magazine. The article, entitled, “Brainiacs” focuses on the “coolest” discovered that current neuroscience students have learned about the human brain. Read the full article here.



Congratulations Dr. Karin Schon

October 19th, 2015 in Department News

Last Friday, Dr. Karin Schon was recognized with an Outstanding Mentor Award at Boston University’s Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program’s 2015 Symposium. This is the second year the symposium has recognized outstanding mentors. The award is based on student nominations. Congratulations, Dr. Schon.

For more information on the Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program, please follow the link here.

Dr. Kasthuri featured in BUToday

September 15th, 2015 in Department News

Dr. Bobby Kasthuri’s research creating a new system for imaging and analyzing neurons  has been highlighted in BUToday. Read the aritcle!

Dr. Grgicak is featured on BU’s Research Website

September 15th, 2015 in Department News

Dr. Catherine Grgicak has been written up for her work developing computational algorithms to help decipher crime scene DNA. Read the article here!

Congratulations Fredric Majonun

September 8th, 2015 in Department News

Recently, Fredric has won the Perkins Award for Distinguished Service to Boston University for his 14 years of service to Boston University and development of MED’s Office of Financial and Grant Administration.

Read the full story on BU Today.

Dr. Ron Killiany discusses BU’s Biomedical Imaging Center

September 8th, 2015 in Department News

Watch here

Congratulations Corie Nagel

September 8th, 2015 in Department News

Corie, an MS student, has recently been awarded first prize at the American Association Anatomists Meeting for her poster on Educational Neuroscience/Anatomy.

Congratulations Dr. Bobby Kasthuri and Dr. Karin Schon

September 8th, 2015 in Department News

Dr. Kasthuri and Dr. Schon are among the 2015 Junior Spivak Scholars. The Spivak Awards are given to, “recognize and support the research…[in either] clinical or basic research in Parkinson’s, Alzheimer’s, Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy and other neurological disorders. Read more about the 2015 Spivak Scholars.