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BRAIN is collaborating with Addgene to develop a plasmid/virus collection that will showcase and promote the dissemination of the diverse molecular tools developed under the NIH BRAIN Initiative.

October 20, 2019
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Please join us for exciting BRAIN-relevant events at the annual Society for Neuroscience meeting in Chicago, Illinois (October 19-23, 2019).

October 18, 2019
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The MacArthur Foundation has announced this year’s roster for their annual “genius” grant, including two researchers whose diligent and innovative work is part of the BRAIN Initiative.

October 04, 2019
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Manipulating neural activity while measuring physiology in awake mice … Discovery of the brightest green fluorescent protein homolog to date … Assessing mouse neural dynamics with optoacoustic imaging … Establishing new open cloud services for brain data …

September 26, 2019
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Recent meetings of the NIH BRAIN Initiative Neuroethics Working Group (NEWG) and Multi-Council Working Group (MCWG) included discussion of improving scientific communication and engagement, presentations from neuroethics grantees, updates from BRAIN federal partners, and an overview of ongoin

September 16, 2019
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A recently issued BRAIN funding opportunity announcement (RFA-MH-20-140) targets development and validation of advanced human cell-based assays to model brain structure and function.

September 12, 2019
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Videocast will be available for the open sessions of the upcoming NIH BRAIN Initiative Neuroethics Working Group on Monday, August 19, 2019 and the Multi-Council Working Group on Tuesday, August 20, 2019.

August 16, 2019
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Noninvasive neuroimaging technology for BCI neuroprosthetics … Genetically-encoded voltage indicator ArcLight maps synaptic activity … Exploring alienation effects of DBS treatment for depression …

August 13, 2019
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The BRAIN Initiative Alliance (BIA) is hosting Tools & Tech: A BRAIN Initiative Alliance Social at the 2019 Society for Neuroscience Annual Meeting. This event will allow toolmakers to interact with the research community, as well as network with one another.

August 06, 2019
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Two new and four re-issued funding opportunity announcements (FOAs) target development of next-generation human cell-derived assays, secondary analysis and archiving of data, next-generation human brain imaging, improved resolution for non-invasive neuromodulation, and tools for high-throughp

July 11, 2019