Decoding the Human Brain with Data

December 5, 2018
Institute at Brown for Environment and Society (IBES), Room 130


The Robert J. and Nancy D. Carney Institute for Brain Science and the Data Science Initiative will present “Decoding the Human Brain with Data.” Part of the Building on Distinction lecture series marking five years since the launch of Brown’s strategic plan, this event highlights exceptional research taking place across disciplines to advance knowledge and discovery. The event will take place on Wednesday, December 5, 2018, at 5 p.m. at the Institute at Brown for Environment and Society (IBES), Room 130, 85 Waterman St.

The event will feature, Matthew Harrison, associate professor of applied mathematics; Stephanie Jones, associate professor of neuroscience; Dima Amso, associate professor of cognitive, linguistic and psychological sciences and will be moderated by Cornelia Dean, visiting professor of the practice of science, technology and society and science writer for the New York Times. The program will open with remarks from Diane Lipscombe, director of the Carney Institute for Brain Science, and Bjorn Sandstede, director of the Data Science Initiative at Brown.

Doors open at 4:30 p.m.

A reception will follow the lecture.

A ticket is not required to attend.

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