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Description of the Workshop Series

This series of workshops, co-hosted by The National Institutes of Health (NIH) BRAIN Initiative and the Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Science, brings together researchers with broad expertise to discuss the state of the art in mapping complete neural circuits, the opportunities for advancing connectomics technologies, and the challenges that need to be addressed to generate comprehensive maps of brain connectivity – “wiring diagrams” spanning the entire mammalian brain.

Workshop Access: NIH VideoCast

Each workshop will be livestreamed for attendees using NIH Videocast. You will be able to view the workshops live at on the day of the event. You may click on the links below for more information and to download a calendar file to save an event to your personal calendar. 

Workshop Materials

A list of materials associated with this workshop series are provided below. 

Workshop Steering Committee

  • Ruben Alvarez, EdD (NIMH) 
  • Andrea Beckel-Mitchener, PhD (NIMH) 
  • Greg Farber, PhD (NIMH) 
  • Kristen Harris, PhD (Co-Chair, U. of Texas at Austin) 
  • Adam Kinney, PhD (DOE-SC)
  • Steven Lee, PhD (DOE-SC-ASCR) 
  • Peter B. Littlewood, PhD (Co-Chair, U. of Chicago) 
  • John Ngai, PhD(NINDS/BRAIN) 
  • Michele Pearson(NINDS) 
  • Amanda Price, PhD (NICHD) 
  • Ryan Richardson, PhD(NINDS) 
  • Amy Swain, PhD(DOE-SC-BER) 
  • Edmund Talley, PhD (NINDS) 

Questions and Assistance

For program questions and assistance: 


For meeting logistics: