Human Brain Projects & Initiatives


The glass brain

The Brain Forum

Blue Brain Project

US BRAIN Initiative

Russia's 2045 initiative

A neuron's hardy bunch

EU Human Brain Project

Australian Brain Initiative

The connected connectome

Japan Brain/MINDS Project 

A call for 'brain observatories' 

HBP specifies its research goals

Kavli Institute for Brain and Mind

NIH Human Connectome Project

Israeli scientists help digitize brain

China brain project to be launched

The democratization of neuroscience

A brief history of simulation neuroscience

Building a new model for neuroscience research

Neuroscientists network to study the whole brain

Scientists have built an artificial human brain cell

Ion channel study beckons first whole brain simulation

Boosting synaptic plasticity to facilitate learning (DARPA)

A neuroscientist explains a concept at five different levels

Neoroscientists grapple with new data management rules

The HBP reboots: a search engine for the brain is in sight

New research replicates the folding of a fetal human brain

Grand project to unify global efforts to understand the brain

Human mini-brains growing inside rat bodies are integrating

A roundtable with the Kavli Institute for Fundamental Neuroscience

Virtual mega-laboratory is assembled to probe the brain's deepest secrets

EBRAINS shares access to improved laptop-to-supercomputer brain simulator

EBRAINS selected for the ESFRI roadmap of European Research Infrastructures

Global representatives announce declaration to establish International Brain Initiative

Highly realistic virtual neurons fruit of an Allen Institute and Blue Brain project collaboration

Scoring the brain: how benchmark datasets and other tools are solving key chsallenges in neuroscience 

Brain Maps, Atlases & Models:

3-D Map of the brain

The Allen Brain Atlas

The Harvarrd whole brain atlas

Hierarchical models in the brain

Organization for human brain mapping

Mapping magnetite in the human brain

A fundamental theory to model the mind

Identifying the brain's essential elements

Brain anatomical network and intelligence

Mapping the brain to build better machines

Building computer models that see everything

Qualia: the geometry of integrated information

A mathematical model unlocks the secrets of vision

What is neural lace? How can neural lace be used?

Mathematics of chaos and modeling the dynamical brain

'Latest spoke in the wheel' drives brain-mapping advances

To digitize a brain, first slice 2000 times with a very sharp blade

Blue Brain Project releases the first-ever digital 3D brain cell atlas

Worldwide brain-mapping project sparks excitement - and concern

Human cortical pyramidal neurons: from spines to spikes via models

The human connectome:  a structural description of the human brain

CraMs: Craniometric Analysis application using using 3D skull models

Neuroimaging reveals detailed semantic maps across human cerebral cortex

Revolutionary method to map the brain at single-neuron resolution is successfully demonstrated

Computing & Interfacing to the Brain:

Hacking the brain

Brain-like computing

Neuralink's plans to connect

Are humans the new supercomputer?

The data sharing problem in neuroscience

Reliable Neural Interface Technolgy (RE-NET)

An accessible approach to making a mini-brain

Magnetic fields for modulating the nervous system

Why it takes a supercomputer to map a mouse brain

How to build a brain: discovery answers evolutionary mystery

Computer approaches human skill for first time in brain challenge

Robotic cleaning technique could automate neuroscience research

Minimally invasive 'stentrode' shows potential as neural interface for brain

Nonsurgical neural interfaces could significantly expand use of neurotechnology

New 'moonshot' effort to understand the brain brings artificial intelligence closer to reality

GPUs outperform current HPC and neuromorphic solutions when simulating a highly connected cortex 

Computer hardware originally designed for 3D games could hold the key to replicating the human brain