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             John J. Ngai, Ph.D.

 

Sizing Up Science

October 27, 2022

In my daily discussions with the BRAIN community, I hear the tension between small and big science: a proxy argument for exploring biology versus building tools. Individual labs do creative biology, so why fund large teams that churn out lots of data but aren’t testing hypotheses?

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About the BRAIN Director

 

John J. Ngai

John J. Ngai, Ph.D. is the Director of the NIH's Brain Research through Advancing Innovative Neurotechnologies® (BRAIN) Initiative. Dr. Ngai earned his bachelor's degree in chemistry and biology from Pomona College, Claremont, California, ... 

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