BCNIBehavioral & Cognitive Neuroscience Institute
A Collaborative and Multidisciplinary Strategy/Platform across Disciplines and Institutions to facilitate and expand Brain Imaging Infrastructure, Technology Development, Research, Neurodiagnostics and Intervention, in order to better understand and treat the Human Brain in Health and Disease.
Simon Fraser University - Vancouver, Canada.
Mission and Goals:
Successful basic and clinical research requires the fostering and sustainability of various interactive components: State-of-the-art Infrastructure, Technology, Research, Translation and Intervention.
BCNI's Co-Director -
Dr. Sam Doesburg:
Associate Professor, Department of Biomedical Physiology and Kinesiology SFU. Callum Frost Professor in Translational Research in Autism SFU.
Ribary U, Doesburg SM and Ward LM. Unified principles of thalamo-cortical processing: The neuronal switch.
Biomed. Eng. Lett., 7, 229-235, 2017.
Benasich AA and Ribary U.
Emergent Brain Dynamics: Prebirth to Adolescence. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 2018.
The BCNI Director-
Dr. Urs Ribary
The BCNI Institute was founded by SFU in conjunction with the incoming “BC LEEF Chair in Cognitive Neuroscience” Dr. Ribary, who became its Director in 2008. On behalf of his expanding mission and goals, he serves as the BCNI Director to perform all his duties as the BC LEEF Chair, using the BCNI in alignment with the overall peer-reviewed plans, mission and goals.
Infrastructure & Services
Multimodal brain imaging facilities
Partnering with SFU's Colony Cluster
Centralized software packages
Assessment area with: Portable EEG scaner
Portable Eye - Tracker