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Announcing the new neuroscience division of the Allen Institute

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Announcing the Allen Institute for Neural Dynamics

Announcing the Allen Institute for Neural Dynamics

Our latest research division, announced Nov. 4, will study how the brain’s circuitry and activity give rise to complex behavior, decision making and memory. The division is led by renowned neuroscientist Karel Svoboda, Ph.D.

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An ultra-detailed map of the brain region that controls movement, from mice to monkeys to humans

An ultra-detailed map of the brain region that controls movement, from mice to monkeys to humans

Through a large consortium brought together by the NIH’s BRAIN Initiative, hundreds of neuroscientists built a ‘parts list’ of the motor cortex, laying groundwork to map the whole brain and better understand brain diseases. The teams described their work in a special 17-issue article of the journal Nature.

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$20M awards fund centers’ studies of human brain evolution, animal development

$20M awards fund centers’ studies of human brain evolution, animal development

The Allen Discovery Center for Human Brain Evolution and the Allen Discovery Center for Cell Lineage Tracing are both entering their next phases of discovery, poised to address large questions about how our brains evolved and how animals develop from one cell to many.

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2021 Next Generation Leaders

2021 Next Generation Leaders

Meet the six rising-star researchers who joined the Allen Institute’s Next Generation Leaders Council, a unique neuroscience advisory panel made up of early-career researchers, this year.

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Lesson Plan | Neurons beyond the textbook

Lesson Plan | Neurons beyond the textbook

A new, free lesson plan explores the concept of brain cell types and delves into neuron morphology. Like all Allen Institute education materials, the lesson plan is free to download and use.

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In the News


Allen Institute launches new division to study brain circuits and behavior in mammals

GeekWire, November 4, 2021

New brain maps could help the search for Alzheimer's treatments

NPR, October 6, 2021

An Inventory of All the Brain Cells That Let You Run, Jump and Roll

Scientific American, October 6, 2021

How the world’s biggest brain maps could transform neuroscience

Nature, October 6, 2021

Long-haul COVID-19 can last months. But here’s why experts are optimistic about recovery.

USA Today, September 17, 2021

Mechanisms of Long COVID Remain Unknown but Data Are Rolling In

The Scientist, September 1, 2021

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