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Neuroinformatics: Past Contributions, Current Challenges, and Future Possibilities, Text Slide 16 of 34

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Slide title: Emerging Frontiers in Research & Innovation

Slide words: Cognitive Optimization and Prediction: From Neural Systems to Neurotechnology (COPN)

  • Supports higher risk, higher payoff opportunities leading to:
    • new research areas for NSF, ENG, and other agencies
    • new industries/capabilities resulting in a leadership position
    • significant progress in advancing a "grand challenge"

Slide image: An illustration titled &The Synapse Revealed& showing a neuron preparing to transmit a signal to its target.

Credit: Graham Johnson, Graham Johnson Medical Media

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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