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Tejas Dattatraya Kulkarni
January 12, 2015
In September 2014, the Siemens Corporation generously established the CBMM Siemens Graduate Fellowship. This fellowship will provide support, for one academic year, to an MIT graduate student whose research is focused on...
Society for Neuroscience
November 7, 2014
SfN Press Release, 11/7/2014
 WASHINGTON, DC — The Society for Neuroscience (SfN) will award the Swartz Prize for Theoretical and Computational Neuroscience to Tomaso Poggio, PhD, of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology...
Tomaso Poggio
November 7, 2014
Tomaso Poggio receives Swartz Prize for theoretical and computational neuroscience
Director of NSF-funded Center for Brains, Minds and Machines recognized for his work developing computational models of the human visual system...
October 14, 2014

Prof. Tomaso Poggio was quoted in a recent Science article:
Helping robots see the big picture:
A computational approach called deep learning has transformed machine vision
By John Bohannon,
Science, October 10, 2014 • VOL 346...
October 10, 2014
by JAMES GORMAN
September 30, 2014
The New York Times today covered the White House’s continuing  commitment to and update on the Brain Initiative:
“The Obama administration plans to announce Tuesday that it has...
“Watch Nancy’s Brain get Zapped with TMS” This video demonstrates Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation, with Prof. Kanwisher as the subject.
October 3, 2014
Prof. Nancy Kanwisher has created a great website, entitled “Nancy’s Brain Talks“,  with short educational videos demonstrating a variety of scientific methods employed by neuroscientists.
Videos cover a wide array of topics,...
Photo credit: James Duncan Davidson
October 3, 2014
A neural portrait of the human mind.
TED2014, Filmed Mar 2014
Brain imaging pioneer Nancy Kanwisher, who uses fMRI scans to see activity in brain regions (often her own), shares what she and her colleagues have learned: The...
Portrait by Leonard Greco
June 17, 2014
Searching for the “Free Will” Neuron
Gabriel Kreiman’s single-neuron measurements of unconscious decision-making may not topple Descartes, but they could someday point to ways we can learn to control ourselves.
By David Talbot on...
CBMM Investigator, Ed Boyden’s newest research: Illuminating neuron activity in 3-D
May 19, 2014
CBMM Investigator Ed Boyden is in the news:  Featured on the NSF Homepage and MIT News.
“Researchers at MIT and the University of Vienna have created an imaging system that reveals neural activity throughout the brains of...
May 15, 2014
With the goal of creating interactive dialog and building collaborations, researchers from the GE-Analytics lab and CBMM researchers met to discuss projects related to visual intelligence, image analysis, knowledge modeling, and...

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