The NSF intends to support an Ideas lab on multiscale integration of brain activity and structure with brain function, using predictive theoretical models and innovative experimental methodology. Read here for more information. Be sure to check the NSF’s BRAIN Initiative website for more announcements.
In support of the BRAIN Initiative announced by President Obama, NSF has awarded Early Concept Grants for Exploratory Research (EAGERs) to 36 principal investigators. Each awardee will receive $300,000 over 2 years to pursue potentially transformative research. Of the 36 awardees, 25 will be supported by BIO. Read here for more information.
Check out the new website for the BRAIN Initiative at NSF. This site explains NSF’s role in the BRAIN Initiative, launched by President Barack Obama in 2013. In addition, BRAIN-related research from across the Foundation will be highlighted, and relevant funding opportunities, workshops, and events will be announced. http://www.nsf.gov/brain