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Please see below for important neuroscience updates.

The National Science Foundation released a new BRAIN Initiative Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA).

Developing a National Research Infrastructure for Neuroscience (NeuroNex)
NSF 16-569

The National Science Foundation announced its intention to foster the development of a national research infrastructure for neuroscience (NSF 16-047) to support collaborative and team science for achieving a comprehensive understanding of the brain. As part of this effort, NSF recently released a solicitation, NSF 16-569, which calls for two types of proposals:

1.) Neurotechnology Hubs: Projects that foster development and dissemination/deployment of innovative research resources and instrumentation, neurotechnologies and behavioral paradigms that can be applied across the phylogenetic spectrum, while providing greater access to existing resources where possible and serving broad communities within the brain sciences; and

2.) Theory Teams: Projects that foster theoretical approaches with the potential to reveal the neural underpinnings of behavior and cognition across organizational levels, scales of analysis, and/or a range of species.

NeuroNex Webinar Details:

Tuesday, July 19th 2016

1:00pm eastern time | 2 hrs
When it's time, join the meeting.
Meeting number: 746 147 790
Meeting password: JznuAn*7
Join by Phone:
Toll Free Number: 1-888-391-0588
Participant Passcode: 1234
Meeting Type
Webcast

Contacts
Ashley L. Hobbs, (703) 292-4972, ahobbs@nsf.gov
James O. Deshler, (703) 292-8470, jdeshler@nsf.gov
Sridhar Raghavachari, (703) 292-4845, sraghava@nsf.gov