The BRAIN Initiative® Meeting

The BRAIN Initiative® 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 continue to build the BRAIN community and provide a forum for discussing exciting scientific developments and potential new directions, and to identify areas for collaboration and research coordination.

REGISTER NOW for the 9th Annual BRAIN Initiative Meeting taking place on June 12-13, 2023! Important submission deadlines are below.

Symposia: Deadline is March 10, 11:59 pm EST

Trainee Highlight Awards: Deadline is March 24, 11:59 pm EDT

General Abstract: Deadline is May 8, 11:59 pm EDT

Catch Up on the 8th Annual BRAIN Initiative Meeting

Missed the meeting? Register here to view on-demand meeting content!

Congratulations to the 2022 Show Us Your BRAINs! Photo and Video Contest Winners!

“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:

Did you miss out on the 2021 7th Annual BRAIN Initiative Investigators Meeting? You can still register and explore the on-demand content until June 2022 on the virtual meeting site! You can also catch up with this meeting summary.

2021 Show Us Your BRAINs! Photo Contest Winner
Thinking About a Greener Future
Mouse brain showing green AAV-transduced cells in the cortex and hippocampus. Neurons are labeled red and nuclei are blue.
By Allen Yen, Washington University School of Medicine


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