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MacArthur Neuroscience Fellow Draws SRO Crowd

Saturday, March 2, 2019

Doris Tsao, PhD, Professor of Biology at Cal Tech and an investigator at the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, drew a standing-room-only crowd to the DIBS Multipurpose Room on March 20. She addressed, "How the Brain Represents Objects."Objects constitute the fundamental currency of the brain: they... read more about MacArthur Neuroscience Fellow Draws SRO Crowd  »


Eye Moves Yield Clues to Fiscal Philosophy

Wednesday, February 27, 2019

The eyes DO have it--at least, they indicate who is more likely to have a bigger nest egg, according to research co-led by DIBS Faculty Network Member Scott Huettel, PhD, Psychology, and Neurobiology Graduate Student Dianna Amasino. Other authors are Postdoctoral Associate Nicolette Sullivan, PhD,... read more about Eye Moves Yield Clues to Fiscal Philosophy »


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DIBS Discovery Day Draws Record Crowd of 565

Wednesday, February 20, 2019

More than 565 learners of all ages participated in the 2019 Duke Institute for Brain Sciences Discovery Day on Sunday, March 24,  in the DIBS "Cube." This year, the free event offered a sensory-friendly visiting time, from noon to 1 p.m. Nearly 70 children and adults who needed a quieter,... read more about DIBS Discovery Day Draws Record Crowd of 565 »


NIMH Director Josh Gordon Discusses Research Challenges, Opportunities

Monday, February 18, 2019

More than 200 students, faculty, trainees, and staff attended the 2019 DIBS Distinguished Lecture & Symposium on Feb. 20. The theme: From Brain Circuits to Behavior: How Technology is Transforming the Science of Mental Health.Dr. Joshua A. Gordon delivered the keynote address after... read more about NIMH Director Josh Gordon Discusses Research Challenges, Opportunities »


Staci Bilbo to Keynote Triangle SfN Meeting 4/4

Monday, February 18, 2019

Staci Bilbo, PhD, returning to Duke this summer, from Harvard, will be the keynote speaker at the 2019 Spring Neuroscience Meeting, Thursday, April 4, presented by the Triangle Society for Neuroscience. The event will take place at the Raleigh-Durham Embassy Suites in Cary. For more information,... read more about Staci Bilbo to Keynote Triangle SfN Meeting 4/4 »


DIBS Faculty Network Members Address Human-AI Issues

Monday, February 18, 2019

Duke in D.C. hosted a Congressional Briefing Feb. 15 to discuss the implications of artificial intelligence. Presenters included DIBS Faculty Network Members Walter Sinnott-Armstrong, Center for Cognitive Neuroscience and Kenan Institute for Ethics, and Nita Farahany, Law, and Vincent Conitzer,... read more about DIBS Faculty Network Members Address Human-AI Issues »


3/1 Seminar on Implicit Bias Opens Spring Inclusion & Power Dynamics Series

Friday, February 8, 2019

The Duke Institute for Brain Sciences, the Duke Office of Faculty Advancement, & the Office of the Vice Dean for Faculty in the School of Medicine are sponsoring a year-long series of workshops focused on inclusion and power dynamics in the academic workplace. This semester, we invite the Duke... read more about 3/1 Seminar on Implicit Bias Opens Spring Inclusion & Power Dynamics Series »


DIBS Accepting Apps for Wrenn Fellowship in Alzheimer's

Thursday, January 24, 2019

The Duke Institute for Brain Sciences invites Duke Ph.D. students to apply for the Wrenn Fellowship in Alzheimer’s Disease. One three-year fellowship in the amount of $40,000 per year will be awarded.About the FellowshipThe fellowship is made possible through the generosity of the Wrenn Trust,... read more about DIBS Accepting Apps for Wrenn Fellowship in Alzheimer's »


Durham Crisis Team Honors DIBS, Data+, Bass Connections

Wednesday, January 2, 2019

DIBS and Data+ faculty and their Bass Connections teams were honored Dec. 7 during Durham's 2018 Crisis Intervention Team Awards Banquet. DIBS Chief Operating Officer Nicole Schramm-Sapyta was named "Volunteer of the Year." For more information, please see the story, below.... read more about Durham Crisis Team Honors DIBS, Data+, Bass Connections »


Hundreds Attended Exhibit & Reception: Cajal's 'Beautiful Brain'

Friday, December 21, 2018

Nearly 300 members of the Duke neuroscience community attended this very special event on Monday night, Feb. 4, at UNC's Ackland Art Museum in Chapel Hill! The museum is exhibiting the famous drawings of Santiago Ramón y Cajal, known as the father of neuroscience for his intense study of... read more about Hundreds Attended Exhibit & Reception: Cajal's 'Beautiful Brain' »


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