DIBS supports the development of research groups to focus scholarship on key areas broad enough to engage the full spectrum of the brain sciences at Duke. DIBS research groups are united by a common interest in an area of brain science that is especially suited to advancement by interdisciplinary study and are co-convened by faculty, postdocs, students, and staff from across campus. Each research group has developed a balanced program addressing both fundamental and translational issues. The research groups receive funding from DIBS to develop programs such as journal clubs, guest speaker series, workshops, and larger-scale meetings.