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Thursday, June 28 • 3:15pm - 3:35pm
Mozak: Turning the world into a neuroscience lab

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Understanding how our brain works is one of the biggest challenges facing humanity. To make a quantum leap towards greater understanding, we need to increase the cadre of neuron modeling experts worldwide and significantly improve automated neuron analysis. Mozak’s international online community of over 400 emerging experts has sped up neuron reconstruction by a factor of 3.6 over previous state-of-the-art procedures through a symbiosis of human insight and enhanced computational tools. This talk will describe how we managed to do this in just one year, and how we plan to accelerate neuroscience 10 times over the next 3 years.

Speakers
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Zoran Popović

Director, Center for Game Science, University of Washington
Zoran is a Computer Science Professor and Director of the Center for Game Science at the University of Washington. His research focuses on creating interactive, engaging environments for learning and scientific discovery. His laboratory created Foldit, a biochemistry game that produced... Read More →


Thursday June 28, 2018 3:15pm - 3:35pm
Mainstage - Tishman Auditorium