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The Brain Image Library will be hosting a virtual Data Submission and Visualization workshop on July 27 and 28. Registration is now open! 

July 21, 2022
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This Notice of Special Interest (NOSI) encourages the translation of BRAIN Initiative-supported technologies developed by academic and small business sectors for commercial dissemination. The next application deadline is September 5, 2022.  

July 20, 2022
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Flyer for a NanoNeuro 2022 event

The Neuro Technology Center (NTC) at Columbia University and the Donostia International Physics Center (DIPC) are co-hosting an interdisciplinary symposium to explore the intersection of nanoscience and neuroscience on July 21, 2022.  

July 15, 2022
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Flyer for an invitation to apply for BRAIN Initiative team science grants

The next application deadline for the BRAIN Initiative: Team-Research BRAIN Circuit Programs – Team BCP is Friday, September 16, 2022. 

July 13, 2022
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BGTC Gene Therapy Symposium Flyer

The Accelerating Medicines Partnership® (AMP®) Bespoke Gene Therapy Consortium (BGTC) is hosting an informational webinar for the reissued adeno-associated virus (AAV) biology research opportunities on July 14, 2022.  

July 12, 2022
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Dr. Michael Young is an F32 award recipient who is using the funding opportunity to help further develop his career and research on neurotechnologies and neuroethics.

July 07, 2022
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Registration is now open until July 31 to participate in a hybrid workshop and gain in-depth knowledge about an exciting tool for characterization of fluorescent probes – the two-photon spectrometer.

July 05, 2022
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This spring, the BRAIN Initiative launched an essay and video challenge for high school students to discuss their perspectives on the ethical considerations of emerging brain technologies. The winners were announced live last week via an online broadcast. 

June 27, 2022
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The Gruber Foundation and The Kavli Foundation 2022 Prizes in Neuroscience recognize trailblazing contributions in theoretical neuroscience and the genetics of brain disorders.
June 24, 2022
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The 8th Annual BRAIN Initiative Meting kicks off today, Tuesday, June 21, 2022. Dr. Walter Koroshetz, Director of the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS), shares what’s to come in his newest Director’s Message.  

June 21, 2022