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  • HCP at OHBM 2011

    HCP Young Adult
    Posted on Jun 23, 2011

    This year's conference hosted by the Organization for Human Brain Mapping will be the first opportunity for members of the Human Connectome Project consortium to share our progress with the scientific community at …

  • Van Essen, Marcus to speak on Neuroimaging Data Sharing and Data Access

    HCP Young Adult
    Posted on Jun 23, 2011

    As a prelude to the OHBM 2011 Conference in Quebec City, HCP investigators David Van Essen and Daniel Marcus will be joining a series of speakers on Saturday, June 25th at an event hosted by the INCF. The topic at hand: …

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    Vice President Joe Biden Highlights the HCP at Event to Support Brain Research

    HCP Young Adult
    Posted on May 31, 2011

    On May 25, 2011, Vice President Joe Biden joined astronaut Buzz Aldrin and many prominent neuroscientists at the President John F. Kennedy Library & Museum in Boston to support brain research. While citing the need for n…

  • Dr. Sporns awarded Guggenheim Fellowship for 2011

    HCP Young Adult
    Posted on Apr 23, 2011

    We are pleased to pass on the news that Dr. Olaf Sporns, an investigator for the Human Connectome Project and one of the first to coin the term "Connectome,” has been awarded the prestigious John Simon Guggen…

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    Van Essen, Smith to speak at Neuroinformatics 2011

    HCP Young Adult
    Posted on Mar 24, 2011

    David Van Essen will chair a workshop as part of the Neuroinformatics 2011 conference this coming September. Along with fellow HCP investigator Stephen Smith, the panel will include Van Weeden (Harvard Medical School, Ma…

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    The Skyra has Landed!

    HCP Young Adult
    Posted on Nov 12, 2010

    On Tuesday, November 9th, a new Siemens Skyra 3T scanner for the WU-Minn HCP was delivered to the University of Minnesota and was installed at the CMRR (Center for Magnetic Resonance Research). In the spring of 2011, a …

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    All-hands meeting kicks off the WU-Minn HCP consortium

    HCP Young Adult
    Posted on Oct 28, 2010

    A two-day All-Hands Meeting held on September 28-29 brought 65 participants (of which 56 are pictured) from 9 institutions together at Washington University's EPNEC Center. This highly successful meeting included …

  • HCP in the News: October 2010

    HCP Young Adult
    Posted on Oct 26, 2010

    The Human Connectome Project continues to pique the interest of researchers and neuroscience journalists around the world. Here is a sampling of prominent news items. Dr. Kaku's Universe (via Big Think): Mapping th…

  • Podcast: Nature.com profiles the Human Connectome Project

    HCP Young Adult
    Posted on Oct 11, 2010

    Nature.com's Kerri Smith interviews the NIH's Mike Huerta, as well as Van Weeden from the MGH-UCLA consortium and David Van Essen of the WashU-UMinn consortium of the Human Connectome Project, for the latest …

  • HCP In the News: September 2010

    HCP Young Adult
    Posted on Sep 22, 2010

    As you might expect, quite a few news stories focusing on the Human Connectome Project have hit the wires, following the NIH's announcement of the $30 million dollar grant award to the WashU-UMinn consortium, and a…