Brown Institute for Brain Science


The Brown Institute for Brain Science brings together more than 100 faculty members spanning life and physical sciences, mathematics, engineering, humanities, and medicine. BIBS fosters interdisciplinary research around three themes:

BIBS supports core facilities, provides seed funding for early, high-risk projects, advances undergraduategraduate, and postdoctoral research training, and serves as a portal for brain-related graduate programs.


John M.K. Mislow Memorial LectureJohn M.K. Mislow Memorial Lecture

The 5th annual lecture honoring Dr. John MK Mislow’s clinical and research pursuits was held on June 16, 2015.  The guest speaker was Dr. George Church, the Robert Winthrop Professor of Genetics at Harvard Medical School.  The event was sponsored by the Brown Institute for Brain Science and the Department of Neurosurgery at Brigham and Women's Hospital.