DIBS Seed Funds Lead to BRAIN Grants

Picture of BRAIN Initiative logoFor every dollar spent on the Research Incubator Awards, seven dollars are returned to Duke through external funding and grants. Read more about how DIBS seed grant programs promote interdisciplinary collaboration HERE

Connecting Minds ~ Advancing Neuroscience ~ Improving Lives

The Duke Institute for Brain Sciences (DIBS) provides a vibrant hub for neuroscience research, education, and community engagement, promoting interdisciplinary brain science and translating discoveries into solutions for health and society.

Upcoming Events

New Course: Psy-334
(All day) @ Social-Psychology Building
Academic Twitter - CCN Journal Club
12:00 PM @ CCN Conference Room (LSRC B240)

Sarah Rappaport.


We serve as a vital hub for researchers representing multiple disciplines related to neuroscience — by offering educational opportunities, funding programs, research center support, and ground-breaking resources for advancing brain sciences at Duke.

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Len White


Our goal is to provide exceptional interdisciplinary education and professional development opportunities to learners at all levels, equipping them to pursue challenging and rewarding careers in academia, industry, government, or the non-profit sector.

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Duke Dibs Day participant.


Our outreach activities help increase diversity among neuroscientists by exposing students from diverse socioeconomic and racial/ethnic backgrounds to neuroscience at a young age, demystifying brain science, and providing role models for young people.

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