Congratulations to Sivaniya on being awarded a prestigious Michael Smith Foreign Study Supplement from NSERC to visit Dr. Chris Madan at U. Nottingham and learn new shape analysis of high-resolution MRIs. Should lead to some exciting collaborations!
Happy Holidays! Wishing everyone a happy and peaceful holiday season and all the best for 2020!
Congratulations to Sivaniya for publishing her paper "Sex Differences in the Neural Correlates of Spatial Context Memory Decline in Healthy Aging" in the Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience! The clinical significance of these findings were discussed in an interview with Med-E News.
Congratulations to Dr. Natasha Rajah on being the recipient of the 2019 Haile T. Debas Prize for promoting equity, diversity and inclusiveness at the Faculty of Medicine, McGill University!
The Rajah Lab welcomes it's new trainees: Arielle Crestol (M.Sc., Neuroscience Candidate), Alicia Duval (Ph.D., Clinical Psychology Candidate), Myles LoParco (P/T RA and soon to be M.Sc., Neuroscience Candidate), Isabelle Catalano (Neuroscience, Ph.D. Candidate - Rotation Student), Rosalie Young (Undergraduate Volunteer), Adelaide Jensen (Undergraduate Honours Trainee), Emre Bolcakan (Undergraduate Volunteer)!
Looking forward to fun year ahead!!
Postdoc, Dr. Sheida Rabipour, and Ph.D. Candidate, Sivaniya Subramaniapillai, present their work at OHBM Meeting in Rome, Italy!
Congratulations to Drs. S. Rabipour, Rajah, Misic & Villeneuve for receiving a CRBLM Research Incubator award for the project "“Neuroplastic Effects of Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation and Expectations in Aging” to be lead by Dr. Rabipour!
The lab goes to their first Canadian Association for Neuroscience (CAN) conference in Toronto, Canada. Thank you to everyone who visited our posters and provided us with excellent feedback!
Congratulations to Dr. Rajah for being the 2019 Recipient of the Women in Cognitive Science Canada Mentorship Award!
Congratulations to Post-doctoral Researcher Dr. Sheida Rabipour on receiving RBIQ and CAN Travel Award to attend the Canadian Association of Neuroscience conference in Toronto, Canada!
Congratulations to Ph.D. Student Sivaniya Subramaniapillai on receiving 3 travel awards this month: RBIQ Award & IBRO Award to attend the Canadian Association of Neuroscience conference in Toronto, Canada; and a Travel Award to attend the 25th annual Wisconsin Symposium on Emotion!
December 18, 2018
HAPPY HOLIDAYS! from the Rajah Lab
November 4-7, 2018
The lab had a great time at the Society for Neuroscience (#SFN2018) conference in sunny San Diego, CA, USA. Thank you to all those who visited our posters and gave us invaluable feedback!
September 24, 2018
The lab is excited to have Dr. Sheida Rabipour join us as a postdoctoral researcher in October 1, 2018. Dr. Rabipour was awarded a prestigious FRQS Postdoctoral Fellowship to conduct research on the effects of tDCS and expectations on cognitive training outcomes. Welcome Sheida!
September 6, 2018
The lab attended Dr. Brenda Milner's Centennial Symposium at the Montreal Neurological Institute Sept. 6-7, 2018. We had a great time hearing from all the amazing speakers (inc. Nobel Laureate Dr. Eric Kandel) and students Jamie Snytte & Sivaniya Subramaniapillai presented posters. Happy 100th Birthday Dr. Milner!!
September 1, 2018
We welcome our new M.Sc. Student Jamie Snytte (who was a former Undergrad Honours Thesis Student with us!) and new Undergraduate Honours Student Kiera Hooper to our lab!
July 31, 2018
Congratulations Dr. Elizabeth Ankudowich on your successful Ph.D. Defense! It was a great pleasure having you in the lab & the rest of the Rajah Lab wishes you all the best in your future adventures!
May 9, 2018
This was a busy day for our lab. A. Elshiekh presented his PhD Study 1 "Brain mechanisms of successful memory aging: Maintenance, or compensation?" at the Douglas BIC Lecture series, and E. Ankudowich and S. Rajagopal presented their poster "Age-related differences in whole-brain functional connectivity associated" at the Healthy Brain Healthy Lives inaugural Research Day. Congratulations to everyone on your presentations!
April 20, 2018
Prof. Natasha Rajah receives NSERC Discovery Grant to continue the lab's research on "Neural correlates of item and spatial context memory in high vs. lower-performance groups" (2018-2023). If you are interested in a graduate position in the lab to collaborate on this project please visit the Training section of our website!
April 19, 2018
Rajah Lab Social at Casa Rajah-Moir to celebrate grants, papers and trainee's other end of semester successes! Good food + good wine + good company = a fun night!
February 15, 2018
The Rajah Lab launches recruitment for research project "The impact of biological sex, menopausal status and +APOE4 risk for Alzheimer's Disease on the neural correlates of episodic memory in healthy middle aged adults."
If you are between the ages of 18-75 and wish to participate in our research, please contact us at: firstname.lastname@example.org
October- November 15, 2017
Congratulations to Sivaniya Subramaniapillai and Abdel Elshiekh for your well received poster presentations at Psychonomics 2017, in Vancouver B. C.; and to Elizabeth Ankudowich on her poster presentation at SFN 2017, in Washington D.C.!
September 30, 2017
Congratulations to Elsa Yu and Lyssa Manning for completing their Master’s degrees! We wish you both good luck in the next career stages.
July 5th, 2017
Congratulations to Ph.D. student Elizabeth Ankudowich on receiving a McGill Healthy Brains for Healthy Lives (HBHL) Doctoral Fellowship to conduct collaborative connectivity analyses of her Ph.D. data with Dr. Bratislav Misic at the Montreal Neurological Institute (MNI).
June 12, 2017
Our Lab is seeking motivated and talented graduate students and postdoctoral fellows. Please visit our Training Page to find out more.
June 2, 2017
Ph.D. Student Abdel Elshiekh wins 1st prize in the Douglas Research Day Poster Sessions. Congratulations!
May 26, 2017
M.Sc. Student Elsa Yu successfully completed her IPN M.Sc. Thesis Seminar! Congratulations!
May 25, 2017
M.Sc. Student Lyssa Manning successfully completed her IPN M.Sc. Thesis Seminar! Congratulations!
May 15, 2017
Rajah Lab award CIHR Project Grant (2017-2022) "The impact of sex, menopausal status and +APOE4 risk for Alzheimer's Disease on the neural correlates of episodic memory in healthy middle aged adults." Please keep posted for Graduate & Post-doctoral fellowship opportunities.
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