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State of the Brain (R1)


Organizer(s) Terrence J. Sejnowski and Sten Grillner
May 22—26, 2016
Alpbach Congress Centrum • Alpbach, Austria
Discounted Abstract Deadline: Jan 21, 2016
Abstract Deadline: Feb 23, 2016
Scholarship Deadline: Jan 21, 2016
Discounted Registration Deadline: Mar 22, 2016

Lead Sponsor: Allen Institute for Brain Science

Summary of Meeting:
Recent years have seen rapid advances in our understanding of brain biology, driven in part by the development of novel technologies for studying neural networks. Consequently, major national research programs in the EU and US have been launched that will bring together teams of neuroscientists and engineers with the aim of achieving a major advance in understanding brain function and dysfunction. The challenge is to map the circuits of the brain, measure the fluctuating patterns of electrical and chemical activity flowing within those circuits and understand how they give rise to cognitive and behavioral capabilities. This Keystone Symposia conference brings together investigators from around the world to share their discoveries and to plan future projects in this exciting new era for brain research.

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Scholarships/Awards

Early Career Investigator Travel Award Scholarship Recipients, funded by Sanofi

Hysell Viviana Oviedo
City College of New York, USA

National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS) Scholarship Recipients

Zeinab Fazlali
Institute for Research in Fundamental Sciences, Iran

Hyun Jae Jang
Korea University, South Korea

Mahathi Ramaswamy
National University of Singapore, Singapore

Suzanne J. Scott
University of Oxford, UK

Matthew M. Tran
University of Toronto, Canada