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logo for the BRAIN Initiative Meeting (Open Science, New Tools)

The BRAIN Initiative’s yearly meeting will take place June 21-22 and will have in-person and virtual participation opportunities.

March 31, 2022
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A message to the community from Dr. John Ngai, Director of the NIH BRAIN Initiative. 

Dear BRAIN Community, 

March 29, 2022
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BRAIN-funded Addgene catalog to disseminate antibodies for neuroscience research based on values of transparency, reproducibility, and community building.  

March 28, 2022
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The prestigious AAAS Honorary Fellow class of 2021 includes five scientists whose research is supported by the BRAIN Initiative: Drs. Guoping Feng, Viviana Gradinaru, Susan Shore, Bing Ye, and Karen Zito. 

March 25, 2022
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Neural recoding probe surrounded by colorful neurons.

The administrative supplements provided under this program may be for either part-time or full-time (equivalent to 12 person-months) support for the candidate.  

March 23, 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.  

March 18, 2022
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Illustration of human brain with electrodes.

The new Notice of Change extends the current application due dates period and updates applicants’ eligibility regarding the previous Notice of Special Interest (NOSI) to facilitate dissemination efforts from BRAIN Initiative-funded researchers.  

March 17, 2022
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An icon for the BRAIN Initiative Challenge, showing a brain icon, a light bulb, scales, and a brain circuit.

The BRAIN Initiative® has recently launched an essay and video contest for high school students called the BRAIN Initiative Challenge 2.0, which seeks diverse perspectives on the ethics surrounding emerging brain technologies. 

March 16, 2022
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The next application deadline for the BRAIN Initiative: Exploratory Team-Research BRAIN Circuit Programs – eTeamBCP (U01 Clinical Trials Optional) is June 14, 2022. 

March 15, 2022
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A schematic image of a brain, showing the BRAIN neuroethics logo.

This Notice of Special Interest (NOSI) has been issued to facilitate integration of neuroethics perspectives in BRAIN-funded research on humans. 

March 14, 2022