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Our Mission

The mission of the Connecticut Institute for the Brain and Cognitive Sciences (CT 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. 10/19 MCB Seminar Series: Damian Ekiert
  2. 10/19 Meeting with DGS and 3rd Year Grads
  3. 10/20 Neuroscience Journal Club - Rouillard
  4. 10/20 Brown Bag: Ahmad Jabbar And Drew Johnson, TBA (On Expressivism)
  5. 10/20 Psychology Colloquium: Dr. Salma Mousa
  6. 10/20 PNB Seminar Series Nagendran Muthusamy


  • Photo Announcing Educational Playcare Fellowship

Six Short Films Profiling IBACS-Affiliated University Researchers

  • Gerry Altmann