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This three-part virtual series, a collaboration between the BRAIN Initiative Alliance and Neuromatch, highlighted an inspirational lineup of rising stars and outstanding experts in the field of neurotechnology.

November 24, 2020
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Power-efficient hardware and brain-computer interfaces… Understanding the timescales of neural dynamics… Examining gut-to-brain progression of α-synuclein pathology in a rodent model of Parkinson’s disease… The neural origins of magneto- and electro-encephalography…

November 05, 2020
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The BRAIN community may be interested in an upcoming workshop on Monday, November 9, 2020, which will discuss obstacles to translation and safety considerations for clinical applications of focused ultrasound for neuromodulation in humans. 

November 03, 2020
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This seminar, taking place from October 27-30, will provide a unique opportunity to learn about the NIH grants process, programs, and policies – straight from the experts.  

October 27, 2020
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The BRAIN community may be interested in several upcoming virtual events in October, including workshops, a town hall, and toolmaker series. Read this post to learn more about all of these exciting events.  

October 22, 2020
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Headshots of Drs. Jerold Chun, Duygu Kuzum, and Christopher D. Harvey

The 2020 NIH Director’s Awards include three BRAIN Initiative scientists, who have received grants through the High-Risk, High-Reward Program, Pioneer Award, and New Innovator Award.

October 21, 2020
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NIH will be providing up to a two-receipt cycle of eligibility for prospective applicants to the BRAIN Initiative Advanced Postdoctoral Career Transition Award to Promote Diversity (K99/R00) through the February/March 2021 due dates.

October 05, 2020
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This F32 funding opportunity announcement supports research training of promising post-doctorates, early in their postdoctoral training period. The next deadlines for applications are in December 2020 and August 2021.

October 02, 2020
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The BRAIN Initiative has recently launched two projects for high school students, a web-based, interactive, educational experience called the BRAIN Explorer and the BRAIN Initiative Challenge, an essay and video contest for high school students.

October 01, 2020
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Taking the subjectivity out of pain measurement… Using holographic manipulations to understand optogenetic thresholds… Neurons to networks…Studying how parents perceive autism in their at-risk children…

September 30, 2020