Six exciting symposia to complement robust scientific agenda at the 10th Annual BRAIN Initiative Conference

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Please join us on June 17-18 at this year’s Annual BRAIN Initiative Conference for our exceptional symposia.

The 10th Annual BRAIN Initiative Conference: Celebrating a Decade of Innovation is just weeks away. If you haven’t yet registered for this hybrid event, there is still time to join us. In-person registration closes on May 31, 2024. Virtual attendance is free and will remain open throughout the event.

Register today!

This year’s Conference features six concurrent symposia designed to address a breadth and depth of BRAIN-funded research projects. All of the sessions will be recorded, so you’ll have the opportunity to watch them on-demand for a full year! All session times are in Eastern Time (ET).

Concurrent Sessions on Monday, June 17, 1:00 – 2:30 pm 

  • High-density and High-resolution Neurophysiology to Reveal Local Microcircuits in the Human Brain
  • Imaging Outside-the-Toolbox: Novel Solutions for Large Scale and Deep-Tissue Imaging

Concurrent Sessions on Monday, June 17, 2:45 – 4:15 pm

  • Music: Building "Bridges" in the Brain 
  • Advancing Participant Engagement in BCI Research: Who, Why, and How?

Concurrent Sessions on Tuesday, June 18, 1:45 – 3:15 pm

  • Building on BICCN: Alzheimer's Disease Multimodal Atlasing Projects (AD-MAPs)
  • BRAIN Informatics in the AI Era

Attendees will also have the opportunity to join specialty sessions developed to connect the neuroscience research community with BRAIN Initiative staff, colleagues, and partners. 

On Tuesday, June 18 at 3:30 pm, attend “Meet the Funders,” an in-person networking event for trainees and researchers to meet and mingle with agency and organization staff to learn about funding opportunities. Representatives that will be in attendance include NIH BRAIN Staff, the Simons Foundation, the Dana Foundation, and the National Science Foundation. 

View the full agenda on the Conference website.

If you have any questions, please reach out to  This is a public event, so please feel free to share the news withyour networks.  

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

Image: Dark commute at 4 am from the 2023 Photo and Video Contest. Photo courtesy of Silas Busch, The University of Chicago, Department of Neurobiology, Chicago, IL.  

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