Elias Boroda

Entering Class - 2014

E-MAIL: borod002@umn.edu

Undergraduate Institution And Major::

University of St. Thomas, Neuroscience B.S 2013

Graduate Advisor:

Kelvin Lim, M.D., Department of Psychiatry

Thesis Committee Members:

Description of Graduate Research:

I am exploring means to induce plasticity in both healthy and diseased neuronal populations to enhance cognitive function.

Research Categories:

  • Behavioral and Cognitive Neuroscience
  • Neuroengineering
  • Neuropsychiatric Disease

Graduate Level Publications:

  • Nelson BG, Boroda E, Lim KO. Implementation of a platform-agnostic working memory span task using mobile device technology. IEEE Conference Proceedings (2016);  10.1109/WH.2016.7764562
  • Mervis JE, Capizzi RJ, Boroda E, MacDonald AW 3rd. Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation over the Dorsolateral Prefrontal Cortex in Schizophrenia: A Quantitative Review of Cognitive Outcomes. Front Hum Neurosci. 2017 Feb 2;11:44.

Graduate Level Abstracts:

  • Boroda E, Nelson BG, Lim KO. Platform agnostic variant of the 4-choice reversal learning task. Wireless Health 2016 (October, 2016).
  • Nelson BG, Boroda E, Lim KO. Implementation of a platform-agnostic working memory span task using mobile device technology. Wireless Health 2016 (October, 2016)

Professional Presentations:

  • Boroda E. “A Modern Software Framework for Cognitive Task Development”. 2016 IEEE Wireless Health, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD (2016).

Graduate Level Awards and Honors:

  • IGERT Fellowship, 2015

Rotations:

Professional Outreach:

Brain Awareness Week Instructor 2014 and 2015.

Why Did You Choose MN?

It offers me the research tools I need to pursue my interests.

What Advice Would You Give a First Year Graduate Student?

Do what you are passionate about and always have your future in mind.

 

Elias Boroda