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Addiction and the visual system, a model for how the brain stays in sync, and more

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Data Stories | Addiction & the visual system

Data Stories | Addiction & the visual system

What does the visual processing part of the brain have to do with substance abuse? Find out how researcher Randy Ellis is using the Allen Brain Observatory data in his studies of drug addiction.

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A model for how the brain stays in sync

A model for how the brain stays in sync

In the brain, connections are key. A new computational model of the mouse brain posits that certain connections – those that span long regions of the brain – are important for neurons to synchronize their activity. These connections, and that synchronization, are often reduced in Alzheimer’s patients.

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New Cell Registry enables exploration of multiple brain cell type datasets

New Cell Registry enables exploration of multiple brain cell type datasets

The BRAIN Cell Data Center, headquartered at the Allen Institute, has launched a new centralized resource for data generated from projects through the BRAIN Initiative Cell Census Network, the Cell Registry.

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BioImage Informatics 2019

BioImage Informatics 2019

Together with the Allen Institute for Cell Science, we are co-hosting BioImage Informatics 2019 October 2 – 4 at the Allen Institute. This conference will explore processing, analysis and extraction of information and knowledge from biomedical images. Registration and poster abstract submissions are now open.

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NeuroFutures 2019

NeuroFutures 2019

Attending NeuroFutures in Portland next month? Look out for our speakers or attend our preconference workshop on Allen Brain Map resources.

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In the News


Global Brain Initiatives Are Transforming the Way Science Is Conducted and Shared

Society for Neuroscience, FY2018 Annual Report

Brain Restoration System Explores Hazy Territory between Being Dead or Alive

Scientific American, April 19, 2019

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