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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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2018-2019 Research Incubator Awards Announced

Wednesday, December 5, 2018

Six interdisciplinary Duke faculty teams have received 2018-2019 Research Incubator Awards from the Duke Institute for Brain Sciences (DIBS). The awards provide seed funding to support collaborative brain science research for projects of exceptional innovation and broad significance to the field... read more about 2018-2019 Research Incubator Awards Announced »


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Neuroscience Majors Head Receives Prestigious Marshall Scholarship

Monday, December 3, 2018

Julie Uchitel, a Neuroscience and French double major, '19, and president of the Neuroscience Majors Union, is one of two Duke students to receive the prestigious Marshall Scholarship. She and Shomik Verna were among 1,000 applicants; 48 were selected to receive the award. Please click HERE for... read more about Neuroscience Majors Head Receives Prestigious Marshall Scholarship »


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