The UCI Brain Initiative was established in July 2018 through the Provost-sponsored academic initiative program. The initiative will advance our knowledge through enabling state-of-the-art collaborative research, developing the next generation of leading neuroscientists and creating an innovative digital hub for resource sharing and interactions. Our priorities include faculty recruitment, investing in new technology, graduate education, high-risk, high-reward research programs and seed funding, and engaging the community. The Initiative is led by a team of leading neuroscientists on UCI’s campus.
We will advance brain science and education through four cross-cutting themes: