At the core of the Staglin IMHRO CCN mission is education. The center offers a pilot funds program, that provides unique support to especially to young investigators, training activities in neuroimaging, hosts class visits, and regularly provides one-on-one training to researchers.

Education Opportunities:

Brainstorm 2015 Los Angeles Training Workshop (Oct 26-27): Co-organized by Staglin CCN, this exclusive workshop offers attendees hands-on training in two cutting-edge software packages: Brainstorm ( and BrainSuite ( The tools support advanced M/EEG analysis and anatomical MR modeling & analysis, respectively. Participants can sign up for one or both days of training, which will be held on the USC campus and hosted by Dr. Richard M. Leahy.

UCLA Neuroimaging Training ProgramComprehensive NeuroImaging Training Program (the NITP) at the Pre-Doctoral level (UCLA students only) and an annual short course directed to post-graduates and pre-doctoral trainees. Funding opportunity for UCLA enrolled students.

NITP Advanced fMRI Summer ProgramTwo week intensive summer program on advanced topics in neuroimaging, open to the neuroimaging community. The program includes expert guest lecturers, hands-on labs, lectures and small-group opportunities for deep discussion of advanced topics in neuroimaging.  Admission opens Feb-March and is by application only, with a maximum of 30-35 students admitted in any given year, program is conducted July/August.

NITP Group 2015