The Cognition & Neuroimaging Laboratory

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glossary of technical terms (unix and imaging) and links to other relevant technical information


links to information for neuroimagers and visitors to Tucson


The Brain Trust is a community organization that supports our research


meetings, conferences and talks of interest to cnl researchers


printable forms of use to CNL researchers


image analysis software info and links


Instructions and Maintenance information for CNL machines


new calendar of scanner and equipment usage


all about our MR scanners


Information for subjects in our studies and interested volunteers


an introduction to using unix



Lee Ryan (Director)

Kristina Irwin (Research Support)


Graduate Students (as of Fall 2014):


Elsa Baena--Clinical Psychology, Baycrest Rotman Internship

Kevin Kawa--Cognition and Neural Systems, seventh year

Joe Cardoza--Cognition and Neural Systems, fifth year

Ariana Stickel--Clinical Psychology, third year

Molly Memel--Clinical Psychology, second year

Ashley Lawrence--Clinical Psychology, first year


                                                                                                              Back Row - Prabhjyot Singh, Ariana Stickel, Joe Cardoza, Matt Schmitt, Kristina Irwin

    Front Row - Ashley Lawrence, Kevin Kawa, Molly Memel, Eddie Villegas, Lee Ryan, Autri Hafezi

Former Cognition & Neuroimaging Lab members:

Siobhan Hoscheidt: Currently working at Duke University as a post-doc in Kevin LaBar's laboratory (former graduate student in the Cognition and Neural Systems program, graduated Spring 2011)

Katrin Walther: Currently working at Ludwig Maximilians University in Munich, Germany as a post-doc (former post-doc in the Ryan Lab)

Lingling Pu: Currently working at the UofA doing image analysis (former MatLab programmer and image analyst in the Ryan Lab)

Chun Yu Lin: Currently faculty at the National Cheng Kung University in Taiwan (former graduate student in the Cognition and Neural Systems program, graduated Fall 2009)

Chrissie Cox: Currently working at New York University as a post-doc (former graduate student in the Cognition and Neural Systems program, graduated Fall 2009)

Devin Duke: Currently a graduate student at the University of Western Ontario (former undergraduate research assistant and Research Technician)

Jenna (Greenleaf) Campbell: Currently seeking a post-doc position (former graduate student in the Neuroscience program, graduated Summer 2009)

Dianne Patterson: Currently working in the Department of Speech and Hearing at the UofA (former manager and computer coordinator)

Barb Bendlin: Currently an Assistant Professor at the University of Wisconsin-Madison (former graduate student in the Ryan lab in the Cognition and Neural Systems program, graduated Fall 2006)

Scott Hayes: Currently an Assistant Professor at Boston University School of Medicine (former graduate student in the Clinical Psychology Program, graduated 2006)

Jennifer (Johnson) Cox: Currently an Assistant Professor of Neurology at SUNY Buffalo (former graduate student)

David Schnyer: Currently an Associate Professor of Clinical Psych at University of Texas-Austin (former post-doc)