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MBI Receives JHU Discovery Awards

The Knierim Lab of MBI was part of 2 successful applications in the 2018 competition for the Johns Hopkins Discovery Awards (https://research.jhu.edu/major-initiatives/discovery-awards/).  The first award, titled “Life Without a Dentate […]

Kirkwood Lab Publishes Study in Nature Neuroscience

The Kirkwood lab of MBI, in collaboration with the Lee Lab, published a new paper in Nature Neuroscience entitled “Two distinct mechanisms for experience-dependent homeostasis.”  The study addressed the homeostatic […]

Nielsen Lab Awarded Three Major Grants

MBI Assistant Professor Kristina Nielsen has recently received three major research awards. (1) A 5-year R01 grant from the National Eye Institute titled “Impact of visual experience on the development […]

The 2017 Kenneth O. Johnson-Steven S. Hsiao Memorial Lecture

October 27, 2017 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm @ JHU Homewood Campus Nicole Rust, PhD Associate Professor Visual Memory Laboratory Department of Psychology University of Pennsylvania Multiplexing representations of […]

New Assistant Professor Joins MBI

MBI welcomes new Assistant Professor of Neuroscience Chris Fetsch, Ph.D., who joined the institute in July.  Dr. Fetsch comes to Johns Hopkins from Columbia University, where he was a postdoctoral […]

New Grant Awarded to Study Neural Representation of Space

MBI Researcher James Knierim, in collaboration with Noah Cowan of the JHU Department of Mechanical Engineering, has been awarded a new, 5-year grant from NIH.  The project, entitled “A Control […]

MBI Scientist Ernst Niebur Awarded Discovery Grant

Prof. Ernst Niebur of the MBI has been awarded a highly competitive Johns Hopkins University Discovery Award, together with Prof. Robert Wojciechowski from the Department of Epidemiology, School of Public […]

MBI Postdoctoral Researcher Pierre Sacre Awarded KavliNDI Fellowship

MBI Postdoctoral Researcher Pierre Sacre Awarded KavliNDI Fellowship

Pierre Sacre, a postdoctoral fellow affiliated with the Mind/Brain Institute, was one of the recipients of the inaugural Postdoctoral Discovery Fellows Program of the Kavli Neuroscience Discovery Institute of Johns […]

Retirement Symposium Honoring Rudiger von der Heydt

Retirement Symposium Honoring Rudiger von der Heydt

Join us May 15-16 in the Sherwood Room for, “Why we see things the way we do,” Rüdiger von der Heydt’s retirement symposium celebrating research into the neural basis of visual perception.

MBI Postdoctoral Researcher Manu Madhav Awarded KavliNDI Fellowship

MBI Postdoctoral Researcher Manu Madhav Awarded KavliNDI Fellowship

Manu Madhav, a postdoctoral fellow in the Knierim lab, was one of the recipients of the inaugural Postdoctoral Discovery Fellows Program of the Kavli Neuroscience Discovery Institute of Johns Hopkins […]