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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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How to Build a Better Argument

Friday, December 21, 2018

During the holidays, families often come together to share a meal. For many of us, it's a pleasant opportunity for good food and fellowship. For others, it means talking with family and friends whose political (and other) beliefs are very different from your own. In this piece, DIBS Faculty Network... read more about How to Build a Better Argument »


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DIBS Faculty Comment on New ADHD, Autism Research

Friday, December 21, 2018

New research indicates younger siblings of children with attention deficicit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and autism spectrum disorder could be at greater risk for developing the conditions, suggesting the conditions are inheritable. Scott Kollins, PhD, Professor in Psychiatry & Behavioral... read more about DIBS Faculty Comment on New ADHD, Autism Research »


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2019 SCAN Symposium Scheduled April 11-13, Asheville

Wednesday, December 19, 2018

The Duke Institute for Brain Science's Center for Cognitive Neuroscience will host the 2019 Smokies Cognition & Neuroscience Symposium April 11-13, 2019, at the Renaissance Asheville Hotel in Asheville, NC. SCANS is an informal event featuring cognitive and neuroscience laboratories from the... read more about 2019 SCAN Symposium Scheduled April 11-13, Asheville »


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Congrats to Duke Grad Students, Trainees Who Submitted Posters!

Tuesday, December 18, 2018

The 2019 DIBS Distinguished Lecture & Symposium, featuring Josh Gordon, MD, PhD, Director, National Institute of Mental Health, will include a brain-sciences poster exhibition and contest as part of the Feb. 20 event. More than 30 Duke grad students, postdoctoral fellows, resident physicians... read more about Congrats to Duke Grad Students, Trainees Who Submitted Posters! »


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