Ed Boyden

Y. Eva Tan Professor in Neurotechnology, Departments of Biological Engineering and Brain and Cognitive Sciences, MIT Media Lab, and McGovern Institute
Ed Boyden is professor of Biological Engineering and Brain and Cognitive Sciences at the MIT Media Lab and the MIT McGovern Institute. He leads the Synthetic Neurobiology Group, which develops tools for analyzing and repairing complex biological systems

Michael Halassa

Assistant Professor, Department of Brain & Cognitive Sciences
Michael Halassa is a neuroscientist and psychiatrist who aims to understand the basic circuit mechanisms of how information is routed in the brain and how disruptions in these circuits can lead to neurological and psychiatric disorders.

Morgan Sheng

Core Institute Member, Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard
As Co-Director of the Stanley Center for Psychiatric Research, Sheng helps to shape the center’s scientific vision and direction, and oversees the center’s efforts to develop therapeutics for schizophrenia and other serious mental illnesses.