BRAIN Initiative U19 - Data Science Consortium

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BRAIN Circuit domains of study




U19 Data Science Consortium Subgroups

Behavioral Data

Digital Atlas

Calcium Imaging

Data Analysis & Discovery


NWB Standards


    U19 BRAIN Circuit Flagship Projects

    *Participating in Data Reuse Effort and Abstract is Linked

    U19 Name

    Grant Number

    U19 Contact PI

    Grant Title

    *Ripple - hREM, hippocampal Ripple related Episodic Memory

    Ivan Soltesz

    Towards a Complete Description of the Circuitry Underlying Sharp Wave-Mediated Memory Replay

    *brainCOGS - circuits of COGnitive Systems
    Carlos Brody Mechanisms of neural circuit dynamics in working memory and decision-making
     * MoC3 - Motor Control Circuits, Computation

    Rui Costa

    Computational and circuit mechanisms underlying motor control

     * MSCZ - MultiScale Circuits of Zebrafish

    Florian Engert

    The heart and the mind: an integrative approach to brain-body interactions in the zebrafish

    *FlyLoops - feedback loops of flies  

    Michael Dickinson

    A Brain Circuit Program for Understanding the Sensorimotor Basis of Behavior

    *Holobrain - coding, sensation, behavior

    John Maunsell

    Readout and control of spatiotemporal neuronal codes for behavior

    *aABC  - almost Anything But Cortex

    David Kleinfeld

    Reverse Engineering the Brain Stem Circuits that Govern Exploratory Behavior


    Elizabeth Buffalo

    Computational and Circuit Mechanisms Underlying Rapid Learning


    Kenneth Miller

    Understanding V1 circuit dynamics and computations

    *OXT - Oxytocin Group

    Richard Tsien

    Oxytocin Modulation of Neural Circuit Function and Behavior

    Dmitry Rinberg Cracking the Olfactory Code
    Martyn D Goulding Spinal Circuits for the Control of Dexterous Movement
    Bernardo Sabatini

    Towards a unified framework for dopamine signaling in the striatum



    Gregory Deangelis

    Neural basis of causal inference: representations, circuits, and dynamics
    A-team U19NS123719 Axel Nimmerjahn Astrocyte Modulation of Neural Circuit Function and Behavior
    IBL-U19 U19NS123716 Liam Paninski State-dependent Decision-making in Brainwide Neural Circuits
    TiM - Thalamus in the Middle U19NS123714 Karel Svoboda Thalamus in the middle: computations in multi-regional neural circuits
    USA-rhythms U19NS123717 Anna Devor Local neuronal drive and neuromodulatory control of activity in the pial neurovascular circuit
    LIGHTspace U19NS118284 Karl Disseroth LIGHT-guided State and Population Access via Cellular Ensembles
    BrainFlowZZZ U19NS128613 Maiken Nedergaard Neural circuit control of fluid and solute clearance during sleep




     2022 Survey Activities

    2021 BRAIN Booth

    U19/TMM Data & Model Match for Reuse

    BRAIN Awardee Welcome Meeting/Intro to DATA Scholar

    2020 BRAIN PI Meeting - U19 Virtual Booth materials

    February 21, 2020 - U19 Data Science Consortium – BRAIN PI Meeting Planning Call

     April 13, 2019 Meeting,


    BRAIN Circuits Program and Team Science Approaches (U01 and U19) webinar

    The recording for a webinar hosted on February 15, 2023, has been posted on the BRAIN YouTube channel. We invite you to visit the recording, and if you would like to learn more about this family of opportunities, please visit the following links: 

    Brain Circuits FOAs- 

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