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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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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
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Submission to our Photo and Video Contest has been extended to April 30! This is your chance to show us your beautiful work and be featured in next year's BRAIN Initiative calendar.  

April 20, 2022
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The 2nd annual BRAIN Initiative Challenge is an essay and video contest for high school students which seeks diverse perspectives on ethics surrounding emerging brain technologies.  

April 18, 2022
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The Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development has partnered with the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation to organize the “The Brain Across the Lifespan” online workshop on April 18 and 19. 

April 15, 2022
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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.  

April 12, 2022
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The National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders (NIDCD), one of 10 Institutes and Centers at the National Institutes of Health that make up the NIH BRAIN Initiative, is organizing a webinar for potential BRAIN applicants.   

April 11, 2022
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Colorful pathways in a human brain.

The Concept to Clinic: Commercializing Innovation Education Program is designed to help current BRAIN-funded investigators from a research institution or early-stage start-up better understand how to take their innovative technology and apply it to an unmet market need.  

April 07, 2022
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BRAIN Director, Dr. John Ngai

Imagine looking up on a clear night and instead of seeing the giant celestial smear that is the Milky Way, visualizing every individual star as a crystal-clear sparkle of light.

April 05, 2022
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Want to showcase your beautiful work? Our popular photo and video contest is back! Submissions are now open through April 20, 2022.  

April 04, 2022