The Picower Centers uniqueness and strengths include: an exciting, focused intellectual mission; a faculty with powerful and interdisciplinary approaches to understanding the central nervous system; an excellent group of postdoctoral fellows and graduate students; and success in pursuing financial support.
currently has eleven faculty labs, and two additional new faculty hires are
planned. The Picower Center is located in recently renovated space on the
east campus of MIT in the Kendall Square section of Cambridge. A Picower building
will be constructed by 2005 on the northeast sector of campus, within MIT's
new brain research complex, and the Center's faculty and staff will be housed
under one roof in their own state-of-the-art research building.