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

Graduate Level Publications:

  • Joshua ME, Capizzi R, Boroda E, MacDonald AW. Transcranial direct current stimulation of the dorsolateral prefrontal cortex in schizophrenia: A quantitative review of cognitive outcomes. Front Hum Neurosci. 2017 Feb 2;11:44.
  • 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

Graduate Level Abstracts:

Oral Presentations:

  • Boroda E. A modern software framework for cognitive task development. 2016 IEEE Wireless Health, NIH, Bethesda, MD, 2016.

Posters:

  • Boroda E, Lim KO. Modulating cortical plasticity using tDCS. Annual meeting of the Society for Biological Psychiatry, New York City, NY. 2018
  • Boroda E, Nelson BG, Lim KO. Platform agnostic variant of the 4-choice reversal learning task. Wireless Health 2016
  • Nelson BG, Boroda E, Lim KO. Implementation of a platform-agnostic working memory span task using mobile device technology. Wireless Health 2016

Graduate Level Awards and Honors:

  • Integrative Graduate Education and Research Traineeship (IGERT). University of Minnesota, Institute for Engineering in Medicine and the National Science Foundation. September 2015 – August 2017.

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. I am studying the ability to modulate human cortical plasticity using transcranial electrical stimulation

Research Categories:

  • Behavioral and Cognitive Neuroscience
  • Neuroengineering
  • Neuropsychiatric Disease

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