Nine MIT faculty members elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences
April 24, 2013Among 198 elected this year to the prestigious honorary society.
Also labeled: Awards, honors and fellowships, Biology, Brain and cognitive sciences, Chemistry and chemical engineering, Earth and atmospheric sciences, EdX, Electrical engineering and electronics, Engineering Systems, Faculty, Linguistics, Management, MIT Energy Initiative (MITEI), Philosophy, Physics, Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL)
3Q: Robert Desimone on the federal BRAIN Initiative
April 23, 2013Director of McGovern Institute discusses how new initiative to understand the human brain will affect neuroscience at MIT and beyond.
Ed Boyden shares Gabbay Award with optogenetics researchers
April 22, 2013
Four MIT researchers attend White House announcement of brain initiative
April 2, 2013Obama invites Boyden, Brown, Desimone and Seung to launch of new federal initiative.
Obama hosts Dresselhaus, Graybiel and Luu in Oval Office
April 1, 2013The three MIT scientists are among six winners of the 2012 Kavli Prizes to visit the White House.
Boyden to share prestigious brain prize
March 11, 2013Ed Boyden honored for his work on optogenetics; will share 1 million Euro prize with five other researchers.
Editing the genome with high precision
January 3, 2013New method allows scientists to insert multiple genes in specific locations, delete defective genes.
Precisely engineering 3-D brain tissues
November 30, 2012New design technique could enable personalized medicine, studies of brain wiring.
Also labeled: Brain and cognitive sciences, Health sciences and technology, Media Lab, Microfabrication, Neurons, Tissue engineering, Artificial tissue, Medicine, Photolithography, 3-D tissues, Biomedicine, Mechanical engineering, Tissue implants, Stem cells, Bioengineering and biotechnology, Biological engineering
Mehrdad Jazayeri to join BCS, McGovern Institute faculty
October 2, 2012
Introduction to Psychology now available in MIT OpenCourseWare’s innovative OCW Scholar format
July 31, 2012Course is the sixth of seven courses MIT OCW will publish this year specifically to meet the needs of independent learners.
Dresselhaus, Graybiel, Luu receive 2012 Kavli Prizes
May 31, 2012Biennial prizes in astrophysics, nanoscience and neuroscience include a $1 million cash award in each field.
McGovern Institute honors inventor of brain scan technology
May 3, 2012David Cohen honored for his invention of magnetoencephalography.
McGovern investigator Feng Zhang named Searle Scholar
April 23, 2012
McGovern Institute to honor synapses expert Roger Nicoll
March 8, 2012Named winner of the 2012 Edward M. Scolnick Prize in Neuroscience.