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008 – Ian Burkhart

5/9/2018
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Ian Burkhart was born in 1991 in Columbus, Ohio. He is the oldest of four children and was actively involved in lacrosse and boy scouts throughout his youth. During the summer after his freshman year, Ian and a group of friends were on vacation in North Carolina when he suffered a traumatic spinal cord injury […]

Duration:00:22:46

007 – Chad Bouton

4/23/2018
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Chad Bouton is the Center Head and Director of Bioelectronic Medicine (BEM) at the Feinstein Institute, the world’s leading research institute for this field. As an undergraduate student at Iowa State University (ISU), Bouton focused on electrical engineering. While in graduate school at ISU, he slowly gravitated towards physics and robotics, eventually leading to his […]

Duration:00:27:53

006 – Dr. Stephen Rainey

3/21/2018
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Dr. Stephen Rainey. Dr. Rainey is a research fellow at the Oxford Uehiro Centre for Practical Ethics. He is a working in the Horizon2020-funded project BrainCom, developing therapeutic brain-computer interfaces that will enable communication for users with debilitating speech conditions. Dr. Rainey studied philosophy in Queen’s University Belfast and obtained his PhD in 2008 with a […]

Duration:00:25:44

005 – Ian Stevenson & Konrad Kording

3/13/2018
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Ian Stevenson. Ian is an Assistant Professor at the University of Connecticut in the Statistical Neuroscience Lab. Ian originally began his career in Physics, but moved into statistical neuroscience for his PhD at Northwestern University. At Northwestern, he developed “Stevenson’s Law” with Dr. Konrad Kording. Throughout his career he has received numerous grants and awards for […]

Duration:00:20:01

004 – Gaurav Sharma

2/20/2018
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Garauv Sharma. Garauv won the 2016 BCI Award for real-time cortical control of functional wrist and finger movements in a human with quadriplegia. Gaurav currently works as a Senior Research Scientist at Battelle Memorial Institute in Ohio. Gaurav holds the lead role on the NeuroLife Program at Battelle where they created a chip that allows patients […]

Duration:07:10:21

003 – Dr. Mikhail Lebedev

2/12/2018
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Mikhail “Misha” Lebedev, Ph. D. Born and raised in Moscow, Misha came to the United States after the Iron Curtain was lifted to continue studying Neurobiology. He has conducted research in Russia, Italy, Tennessee (where he earned his Ph.D.), Maryland, and eventually landed in his current position as a Senior Research Scientist at Duke University […]

Duration:06:58:02

002 – Jeff Hawkins

1/4/2018
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Jeff Hawkins Mr. Hawkins is an engineer, serial entrepreneur, scientist, inventor and author. His life-long interest in neuroscience and theories of the neocortex has driven his passion for building a technology based on neocortical theory. Previously, he founded two mobile computing companies, Palm and Handspring, and is the architect of many computing products such as […]

Duration:08:10:16

001 – Dr. Michael Merzenich

1/4/2018
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Dr. Michael Merzenich. Dr. Merzenich has spent his career studying the topic of brain plasticity. Currently, he serves as the Chief Scientific Officer at Posit Science. Dr. Merzenich is also a professor emeritus neuroscientist at UCSF. While at UCSF, Dr. Merzenich was on the team that developed the first cochlear implant. Over the course of […]

Duration:00:18:37