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2014 Waterman Awardee Feng Zhang discusses his involvement with the President's Brain Initiative


Feng Zhang, an investigator at the McGovern Institute for Brain Research at MIT and a core member of the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard, discusses the work of his research team on the brain and its relationship to the President's Brain Initiative. He spoke with NSF's Lisa-Joy Zgorski during his visit to NSF in May of 2014 to receive NSF's most prestigious award for young investigators, the Alan T. Waterman Award, with which he was awarded $1 million to further his research.

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