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Our Mission

The mission of The Institute for the Brain and Cognitive Sciences (IBACS) is to serve as both a beacon and incubator for research across the brain and cognitive sciences at UConn and beyond; promoting and supporting the interdisciplinary science of the mind and its realization in biological and artificial systems.

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“Anyone could, if they were so inclined, be the sculptor of their own brain.”
― Santiago Ramón y Cajal

Upcoming Events

  1. 6/5 Build Quantitative Research & Evaluation Skills Online!
  2. 6/6 Neuroscience RIP Talk - Caro
  3. 6/12 MCB Related Proposal: Kaylah Samuelson
  4. 6/12 Rare Disease Research Collaboration Forum
  5. 6/13 Doctoral Dissertation Oral Defense of Shu Jiang
  6. 6/13 Neuroscience RIP Talk - Hudobenko


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Six Short Films Profiling IBACS-Affiliated University Researchers

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