The Picower Institute for Learning and Memory

The Picower Institute for Learning and Memory at MIT focuses the talents of a diverse array of brain scientists on a single mission: unravelling the mechanisms that drive the quintessentially human capacity to remember and to learn, as well as related functions like perception, attention, and consciousness… Visit website »

RIKEN Brain Science Institute (RIKEN BSI)

The Brain Science Institute (BSI) was established in 1997 as part of RIKEN, an independent research institution supported by the Japanese government. BSI has a mission to produce innovative research and technology leading to scientific discoveries of the brain…. Visit website »

The Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI)

HHMI is a science philanthropy whose mission is to advance biomedical research and science education for the benefit of humanity. HHMI empowers exceptional scientists and students to pursue fundamental questions about living systems… Visit website »

MIT Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences (BCS)

MIT’s Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences stands at the nexus of neuroscience, biology and psychology. BCS combines these disciplines to study specific aspects of the brain and mind including: vision, movement systems, learning and memory, neural and cognitive development, language and reasoning… Visit website »

MIT Department of Biology

Training and research in the department range from general biology to more specialized fields of study and investigation. Quantitative aspects of biology are emphasized and molecular biology, biochemistry, genetics, and cell biology are an essential part of the academic programVisit website »

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

The mission of MIT is to advance knowledge and educate students in science, technology and other areas of scholarship that will best serve the nation and the world in the 21st century — whether the focus is cancer, energy, economics or literature… Visit website »