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Neuroinformatics: Past Contributions, Current Challenges, and Future Possibilities, Text Slide 2 of 34

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Slide title: History of Neuroscience & Neuroinformatics

Slide words:
1951 First NSF awards to study nervous system and neurological responses
1990 President declares "Decade of the Brain;" OSTP Subcommittee on Brain & Behavioral Sciences at OSTP formed
1990 Library of Congress and NIMH interagency initiative to enhance public awareness of the benefits of brain research
1991 NSF and NIH-funded National Academy of Sciences study "Mapping the Brain and its Functions"
1992 NSF "Neuroscience Cluster" Formed in BIO Directorate
1993 Human Brain Project Launched

Slide image: An illustration showing an outline profile of a human head, with a cross section of the brain.

Credit: NIH

Slide background image: A model of cells within the lateral geniculate nucleus (LCN).

Slide background credit: Greg Hood, John Burkardt and Greg Foss of the Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center

Design by: Adrian Apodaca, National Science Foundation

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