The BRAIN Initiative Investigators Meeting

Attend the 2019 BRAIN Investigators Meeting 4/11-4/13/2019! Visit the Meeting Website to learn more and Register Online by March 28, 2019!




The BRAIN Initiative® Investigators Meeting convenes 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.

The 5th Annual BRAIN Initiative Investigators Meeting


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Registration is now open!



When: April 11th – 13th, 2019


Where: Washington Marriott Wardman Park (Washington, D.C.)


Marriott Wardman Park Tower

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“This is a new culture bridging physicists, engineers, biologists, chemists . . . with a big emphasis on showing new results and discoveries.”  – Dr. Cornelia Bargmann (Rockefeller University)

To Learn More About Past Meetings:


The 4th Annual BRAIN Initiative Investigators Meeting, April 9-11, 2018


Videos of each of the plenary sessions are available:

Walter Koroshetz (Director, National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke) – opening remarks

Bill Newsome (Stanford University) – morning plenary address

Doris Tsao (California Institute of Technology) – evening plenary address

Francis Collins (Director, National Institutes of Health) – NIH Director’s remarks

Tom Sudhof (Stanford University) – morning plenary address

Huda Zoghbi (Baylor College of Medicine) – evening plenary address

Re-Visioning the NIH BRAIN Initiative Town Hall

Speakers: Drs. Walter Koroshetz, Joshua Gordon, Catherine Dulac, John Maunsell, Bill Newsome



Other Past Meeting Information: