University of California, Los Angeles

About University of California, Los Angeles

A world-class university, UCLA consistently ranks in the top in terms of academics, research and medical services (http://www.ucla.edu/about/rankings). The Jane and Terry Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior is an interdisciplinary research and education institute devoted to the understanding of complex human behavior, including the genetic, biological, behavioral and sociocultural underpinnings of normal behavior, and the causes and consequences of neuropsychiatric disorders. Its portfolio of research studies, projects and programs is vast ranging from the genetic molecule up to human communities. This work is supported by various cores and labs providing assistance in the fields of neuroimaging, biostatistics and mass spectrometry. The Jane and Terry Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior (https://www.semel.ucla.edu/) is an interdisciplinary research and education institute devoted to the understanding of complex human behavior, including the genetic, biological, behavioral and sociocultural underpinnings of normal behavior, and the causes and consequences of neuropsychiatric disorders. It includes the Translational Research Center for Neuropsychiatry, purpose-built for phenotypic and application of quantitative methodologies (diagnostic assessment, EEG, sleep, medical procedures) as well as the Staglin Center for Cognitive Neuroscience, which houses a 3T Prisma Fit scanner, as well as 128 and 256 channel high density MR-compatible EEG systems (https://www.semel.ucla.edu/staglin/core/mri-scanning-and-analysis). The Hoffman2 is UCLA’s high performance computing cluster, and includes 1200+ 64-bit computing nodes and >13,340 computing cores, with an aggregate of >50TB memory.

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