9th Annual BRAIN Initiative Meeting to feature six symposia sessions

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Please join us on June 12-13 at the 9th Annual BRAIN Initiative Meeting for our six symposium sessions to hear research insights and developments happening within the BRAIN research community.  

The 9th Annual BRAIN Initiative Meeting: Open Science, New Tools is coming up in mid-June. Registration for virtual attendance is free and remains open.  The meeting will feature six intriguing symposia talks—check out the titles and times below. Some talks are running concurrently, but they will be recorded in full, so you can catch up virtually on any talks that you miss. All session times are listed in Eastern Daylight Time (EDT).  

Symposia Session 1: Monday, June 12, 12:00 – 1:00 PM EDT 

  • Cellular Atlasing and Analysis in Human and Non-human Primate Brain 

  • The Octopus Brain: Genomics, Connectomics, and Function 

Symposia Session 2: Monday, June 12, 2:45 – 3:45 PM EDT 

  • Functional Manipulation of the CNS: Theory of the Mind Meets Clinical Intervention  

  • Human Neuroscience in the Wild 

Symposia Session 3: Tuesday, June 13, 3:45 – 4:45 PM EDT 

  • Sensing, Controlling and Integrating Brain Processes with Biological Light 

  • Reproducible Workflows for Collaborative Neuroscience 

In addition, in-person attendees will have the opportunity to join sessions designed to help connect the research community with BRAIN Initiative staff, colleagues, and partners.  

Sunday, June 11 at 5 p.m. EDT: “BRAIN, Neuroscience, and Beyond: Building Our Early Career Community,” an in-person event for trainees and early career investigators to socialize and network with one another and BRAIN Initiative staff. This special event will include peer-mentor matching and information about BRAIN Initiative funding opportunities for all career stages. 

Tuesday, June 13 at 1:15 p.m. EDT: “Meet the Funders,” is an in-person networking event for trainees and researchers to meet and mingle with agency and organization staff to learn about funding opportunities. Representatives from BRAIN Initiative partner organizations will include NIH BRAIN Initiative collaborators, Simons Foundation, Kavli Foundation, and the National Science Foundation.  

View the full agenda here.  

While in-person attendance is closed, you can still register virtually! Don’t miss out—sign up today! If you have any questions, please reach out to the meeting organizers at BrainInitiativeConferences@mail.nih.gov

We look forward to sharing the latest discoveries in neuroscience and learning with you!  

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