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
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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!
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
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
The BRAIN initiative website from the National Science Foundation has tons of info on the BRAIN initiative, its funding, and recent news! See CauseScience’s previous posts about the BRAIN initiative here.
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
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
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
NIH Director Francis Collin’s post on the NIH and BRAIN Initiative! NIH Director's Blog Moonshot to the BRAIN Some have called it America’s next moonshot. Indeed, like the historic effort that culminated with the first moon landing in 1969, the … Continue reading