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2014 Ingenuity Award
October 27, 2014

The Picower Institute for Learning and Memory congratulates postdoctoral associate Xu Liu and graduate student Steve Ramirez, both members of Susumu Tonegawa’s Picower lab, who recently received the 2014 Smithsonian Am... more

Kay Tye (3rd from right) awarded a 2014 New York Stem Cell Foundation grant
October 20, 2014

The Picower Institute congratulates Kay Tye, a Picower principal investigator and the Whitehead Career Development Assistant Professor in the MIT Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences who is one of six promising sci... more

October 06, 2014

The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 2014 was divided, one half awarded to John O'Keefe, the other half jointly to May-Britt Moser and Edvard I. Moser "for their discoveries of cells that constitute a positioning sy... more

3D synaptic maps guide precision-targeted functional imaging
September 30, 2014

Elly Nedivi, principal investigator at the Picower Institute for Learning and Memory and professor in the MIT departments of brain and cognitive sciences and biology, and colleague Peter So, MIT... more

September 30, 2014

The National Institutes of Health announced today its first wave of investments totaling $46 million in fiscal year 14 funds to support the goals of the Brain Research through Advancing Innovative Neurotechnologies (BRAIN) Initiative.... more

Image shows multiple neurons from visual cortex of a live mouse labeled with GCa
September 30, 2014

Mriganka Sur, principal investigator (PI), Picower Institute for Learning and Memory, and Paul E.

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September 30, 2014

Today, the National Institutes of Health (NIH) announced their first round of Brain Initiative award recipients, which include several teams from MIT:

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September 30, 2014

Today, the National Institutes of Health (NIH) announced the first round of Brain Research through Advancing Innovative Neurotechnologies (BRAIN) Initiative award recipients, including several MIT interdisciplinary teams... more

September 30, 2014

Today, the National Institutes of Health (NIH) announced their first round of BRAIN Initiative award recipients. Six teams and 15 researchers from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology were recipients.... more

September 25, 2014

MIT senior Sofia Essayan-Perez, majoring in brain and cognitive sciences with a minor in applied international studies, has founded an educational nonprofit, conducted neuroscience research, and tutored MIT students. The... more