2020 6th annual BRAIN Initiative Investigators Virtual Meeting


The National Institutes of Health, including the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke and the nine other Institutes and Centers supporting The BRAIN Initiative® to host the2020 BRAIN Initiative® Investigators Virtual Meeting, starting May 27, 2020 for on-demand content, and the broadcast of scientific presentations with live Question and Answer beginning at 10:30am EDT on Monday, June 1, extending through 6:30pm EDT on Tuesday, June 2, 2020.

The BRAIN Initiative® Investigators Meeting will convene BRAIN Initiative awardees, staff, and leadership from the contributing federal agencies (NIH, NSF, DARPA, IARPA, and FDA), plus representatives and investigators from participating non-federal organizations, and members of the media, public, and Congress. The purpose of this open meeting is to provide a forum for discussing exciting scientific developments and potential new directions, and to identify areas for collaboration and research coordination.

During the event, attend one of the four plenary keynote speaker webinars, highlighted below, or one of the many symposiums including topics such as, “Advances in Neurotechnologies for Human Research”, “Molecular Taxonomies of Brain Cells”, “Emerging High-Throughput Microscopy Methods for Imaging Brain Activity”, and many more.


Rachel Wilson, PhD
Martin Family Professor of Basic Research in the Field of Neurobiology, Harvard Medical School, Investigator of the Howard Hughes Medical Institute

Eve Marder, PhD
Victor and Gwendolyn Beinfield University Professor of Biology, Brandeis University

Edward Chang, MD
Bowes Biomedical Investigator and Professor of Neurological Surgery, Weill Institute for Neurosciences, University of California, San Francisco

Xiaowei Zhuang, PhD
David B. Arnold Professor of Science, Harvard University, Investigator of the Howard Hughes Medical Institute

The BRAIN Initiative® Investigators Meeting is free to attend and will remain open through June 2021. For more information about the event, agenda, poster hall, and speakers, and to register, click here.

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