Check out the amazing list of NIH Brain Initiative grant awards!! See what $46 million can do! #science #neuroscience #BrainI

The NIH has posted the awards and abstracts of grants funded by the BRAIN Initiative (to the tune of $46 million!). Definitely worth a look if you are into brain science, neuroscience, or the types of projects NIH is funding! More … Continue reading

Today at 3:30PM – Live Stream White House Conference on BRAIN initiative

Don’t forget. Today (September 30th) at 3:30 PM you can live-stream the White House Conference on President Obama’s BRAIN Initiative. For more info on the BRAIN Initiative, see the NIH BRAIN Initiative page here, or previous CauseScience posts. Via awesome neuroscientist Ed Boyden!

Live Stream tomorrow’s White House Conference on the BRAIN Initiative at 3:30PM! @eboyden3 #science

Tomorrow (September 30th) at 3:30 PM you can live-stream the White House Conference on President Obama’s BRAIN Initiative. For more info on the BRAIN Initiative, see the NIH BRAIN Initiative page here, or previous CauseScience posts. Via awesome neuroscientist Ed … Continue reading

Science Quotable: Anuj K. Rastogi on BRAIN initiative

The Apollo space missions cost more than US $100 billion in today’s terms, the Large Hadron Collider $10 billion and the development of the Airbus A380 $15 billion — making the projected $4.5 billion for the BRAIN (Brain Research through Advancing Innovative Neurotechnologies) initiative … Continue reading

Interview with Nick Spitzer of BrainFacts.org, BRAIN initiative, and all-around awesome neuroscientist #Economist

The Economist has a great interview with Nick Spitzer, who is an awesome scientist, and certainly has one of the best moustaches in science. In addition to his own research on neuronal signaling in the brain, Spitzer is also editor-in-chief for BrainFacts.org (Check … Continue reading

BRAIN initiative off and running!!… for 4.5 Billion dollars

President Obama’s BRAIN initiative (Brain Research through Advancing Innovative Neurotechnologies) is designed to revolutionize the field of Neuroscience by developing tools to functionally map and structurally define the human brain. Today an NIH working group (made up of science powerhouses and … Continue reading

@gordonconf UPDATE: BRAIN researcher John Ngai to give Seminar keynote #HongKong

UC Berkeley Professor and BRAIN initiative researcher Dr. John Ngai will give the keynote at the 2016 Gordon Research Seminar on Molecular and Cellular Neurobiology – Disruptive New Technologies in Studying Neural Development, Plasticity, and Diseases. Ngai’s research is described … Continue reading