Announcements

New fNIRS System by NIRx Is Being Installed!

We're so excited to have Jonathan Perry from NIRx Optical Systems visit BL2 today to install our brand-new fNIRS neuroimaging systems! Above is Jonathan with Dr. Laura-Ann Petitto, BL2 Scientific Director, with our new fNIRS system (still under construction). The new...

Adam Stone Successfully Defends Ph.D. Dissertation

Adam Stone, Dr. Laura-Ann Petitto's doctoral student, successfully defended his dissertation on Monday, June 5, 2017! His dissertation project is titled, "Neural Systems for Infant Sensitivity to Rhythmic-Temporal Patterning." This milestone has many notable firsts:...

BL2 Marks Its 400th Participant!

On June 6, 2017, the Petitto Brain & Language Laboratory for Neuroimaging (BL2) achieved another major milestone in its history, as well as for neuroscience research at Gallaudet University, when they recruited and ran their 400th participant. BL2 ran 50...

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New fNIRS Brain Imaging System

Professor Petitto and the entire Brain and Language Laboratory for Neuroimaging (BL2) team are thrilled to announce the upcoming purchase of a new brain imaging system: a new near infrared spectroscopy neuroimaging system, or “fNIRS,” which will replace an aging...

Adam Stone Wins NIH’s “F31” Fellowship

Adam Stone, a fourth-year student in Gallaudet University's Ph.D. in Educational Neuroscience Program and a graduate research assistant in Dr. Petitto's Brain & Language Laboratory for Neuroimaging (BL2), has been awarded a National Institutes of Health National...

Summer 2016 fNIRS Training

The Petitto Brain and Language Laboratory - BL2 recently held a two-day functional Near-Infrared Spectroscopy (fNIRS) training for summer research assistants, preparing them to gain certification in the use of fNIRS. Adam Stoneand Geo Kartheiser, fourth-year students...