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Have you read the latest BRAIN Initiative Alliance newsletter? BRAIN scientists are invited to share their tools with the scientific community in the Toolmakers Newsletter.

May 26, 2022
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Illustration of human brain with electrodes.

The National Academy of Sciences recently elected new members Drs. Elizabeth Buffalo, Hollis Cline, Stephen Lisberger, Helen Mayberg, and Jay Shendure for their distinguished and continuing achievements in original research.  

May 24, 2022
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Photo and Video Contest icon - Voting now open!

Help us select the winners for this year’s contest by casting your vote through June 13!  

May 23, 2022
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The BRAIN Initiative’s yearly meeting is making a change from a hybrid to all-virtual format.  

May 20, 2022
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Yellow neuron.

The next virtual NIH BRAIN Multi-Council Working Group meeting will be held on Monday, May 16, 2021. Please joins us for the open meeting session available on videocast.  

May 13, 2022
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SPIE journal Neurophotonics has published the first of two extensive status reports on tools for brain science.

May 12, 2022
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On May 24 and 25, 2022, a BRAIN Neuroethics Working Group (NEWG) workshop will seek perspectives around research-related care needs for participants of implanted neural device trials after a trial ends.
May 11, 2022
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Now hiring, Chief! BRAIN Bioinformatics and Data integration

The Office of the BRAIN Director in the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke seeks to recruit a senior bioinformatics scientist with a well-established record of exceptional scientific and technical expertise in data science and data integration.  

May 04, 2022
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The Shared European Brain Research Agenda has entered its second stage to create a framework for advancing brain research. The European Brain Council is now accepting public feedback until April 30 to incorporate into the draft framework.  

April 26, 2022
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Logo of the BRAIN Initiative Alliance, with "BRAIN INITIATIVE" as a letter block and "BRAIN INITIATIVE ALLIANCE" underneath.

Applications are open now until June 1 to participate in an upcoming workshop and gain in-depth knowledge about two innovative tools for studying the brain – OpenScope and Neuropixels.  

April 25, 2022