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The BRAIN Initiative a focus of a recent episode of Charlie Rose on PBS

BRAIN Initiative discussed on a recent episode of Charlie Rose on PBS.

Study by KIBS Investigator Randy Bruno Leads to New Theory of How the Brain is Wired

Recent work by Randy Bruno's lab, published in Science, challenges the conventional view of how the brain is wired.

Upcoming neuroscience doctoral thesis defense seminars

Upcoming neuroscience PhD Thesis Defense talks: Christopher Peck, Salzman Lab, 7/12; Andrew Fink, Jessell Lab, 7/18

Xiaoyin (Robert) Chen selected as the winner of the 2012-13 Kavli Institute Award for Distinguished Research in Neuroscience

Xiaoyin (Robert) Chen, Biological Sciences graduate student from the laboratory of Martin Chalfie, selected for the 2012-13 Kavli Institute Award for Distinguished Research in Neuroscience

Call for Nominations for Kavli SfN Travel Awards

Nominations now being accepted for Graduate Student Travel Awards to attend the 2013 Society for Neuroscience Meeting.

President Obama announces the BRAIN Initiative

President Obama announces the BRAIN Initiative, a collaborative research effort to map the activity of every neuron in the human brain.

Tom Jessell awarded the 2013 Edward M. Scolnick Prize in Neuroscience

Thomas Jessell was awarded the 2013 Edward M. Scolnick Prize from the McGovern Insitute for Brain Research at MIT.

Three KIBS Investigators awarded research grants

Three KIBS Investigators - Michael Shadlen, Attila Losonczy, and Mark Churchland - were awarded research grants this month.

35th Annual W. Alden Spencer Award: Allison J. Doupe and Michael S. Brainard

35th Annual W. Alden Spencer Award will go to Allison J. Doupe and Michael S. Brainard, of the University of California-San Francisco, for their work on the neural circitry of vocal learning in songbirds

Rafe Yuste named one of Nature's 'Five to Watch in 2013'

KIBS Co-Director Rafa Yuste named one of Nature's 'Five to Watch in 2013'

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