Additional Funding Opportunities for Fiscal Year 2017 Focus on Data Archives, Standards for Experiments, Data Integration and Analysis, and Large-Scale Recording and Modulation

NIH has issued new Requests for Applications (RFAs) for the NIH BRAIN Initiative® that address critical components of the BRAIN 2025 Report including the development of new theoretical and data analysis tools, the establishment of platforms for sharing data, and continued support of early-stage research in large-scale recording and modulation. Continue reading Additional Funding Opportunities for Fiscal Year 2017 Focus on Data Archives, Standards for Experiments, Data Integration and Analysis, and Large-Scale Recording and Modulation

NSF Announces Data Resources for the BRAIN Initiative

In a recent Dear Colleague Letter (NSF 16-115), the National Science Foundation (NSF) announced interest in novel approaches to manage, integrate, and analyze large and complex neuroscience data sets, as exemplified by data coming from the BRAIN Initiative. NSF has a number of standing core programs and solicitations that, with this announcement, encourage researchers with expertise in data science to partner with BRAIN Initiative or similar projects to enhance the dissemination and utilization of these data sets. Continue reading NSF Announces Data Resources for the BRAIN Initiative

NIH Announces Funding Concepts for Fiscal Year 2017

The upcoming year represents a transition point for NIH’s contribution to the BRAIN Initiative, with ambitious goals for scaling up initial efforts as well as plans in new areas such as technology dissemination, data coordination, and neuroethics. Details and specific contact information are available on the Cleared Initiatives page of the NIH BRAIN website. Continue reading NIH Announces Funding Concepts for Fiscal Year 2017

Re-issued Funding Opportunities for Fiscal Year 2017 Explore Novel Tools to Analyze Cell-Specific and Circuit-Specific Processes in the Brain, Neuromodulation, and Human Brain Imaging and Recording

NIH has re-issued Requests for Applications (RFAs) for the NIH BRAIN Initiative that focus on the development of new tools for understanding brain cell types and circuits, technology to monitor neural activity, precision interventional tools, and tools for the advancement of human neuroscience. Continue reading Re-issued Funding Opportunities for Fiscal Year 2017 Explore Novel Tools to Analyze Cell-Specific and Circuit-Specific Processes in the Brain, Neuromodulation, and Human Brain Imaging and Recording

August Meeting of the NIH BRAIN Initiative Multi-Council Working Group

The fifth meeting of the Multi-Council Working Group for the NIH BRAIN Initiative provided an update on scientific advancements, discussed BRAIN-related efforts across federal agencies and non-federal organizations, and cleared concepts for possible new funding opportunities for fiscal year 2017.

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