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In a recent interagency program solicitation, the National Science Foundation (NSF) announced funding opportunities for the Smart and Connected Health (SCH) program.

March 29, 2018
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The meeting will convene BRAIN Initiative awardees, staff, and leadership from contributing federal agencies, plus representatives and investigators from participating non-federal organizations, and members of the media, public, and Congress.

March 14, 2018
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Behavioral modeling and optogenetics elucidate mechanisms of subjective, history-dependent decision bias… Advanced transgenic approach improves light-based study of neuronal circuit dynamics… Current state of computational methods in single-cell functional genomics… Sleep promotes communicati

January 16, 2018
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Enhancement of a new DNA-based bioimaging technique… Method allowing near-simultaneous imaging of several thousand neurons in awake behaving mice… Imaging method to overcome biological tissue refractive index inhomogeneity increases large-field-of-view imaging depth… Open-source software pack

September 22, 2017
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Method to overcome light scatter in optical imaging distinguishes moving objects with high fidelity… Novel analysis method improves accuracy of neural network models… Improved imaging technique reveals synaptic transmission at quantal resolution in fruit fly larvae

July 05, 2017
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BRAIN Initiative team pushes the limits of functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) for human brain… A novel tool to manipulate gene function in specific cell types… Understanding the functional diversity of retinal bipolar cells…

June 20, 2017
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Fabrication and testing of implanted magnetic microcoils to stimulate neurons… Optogenetic-induced seizure model to enhance understanding of interneuron roles… New optical technique to identify voltage activity patterns in specific cell types…

March 13, 2017
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Recent meetings of the Multi-Council Working Group (MCWG) for the NIH BRAIN Initiative and the MCWG Neuroethics Division provided updates on BRAIN’s scientific progress, considerations of the neuroethical issues surrounding the science, and discussions on how to continue working toward the go

March 08, 2017
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Videocasts will be available for the NIH BRAIN Initiative Multi-Council Working Group and Neuroethics Division meetings on February 14th and February 15th

February 13, 2017