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Title: The BIRN Project: Imaging the Nervous System

The grand goal in neuroscience research is to understand how the interplay of structural, chemical and electrical signals in nervous tissue gives rise to behavior. Experimental advances of the past demore »cades have given the individual neuroscientist an increasingly powerful arsenal for obtaining data, from the level of molecules to nervous systems. Scientists have begun the arduous and challenging process of adapting and assembling neuroscience data at all scales of resolution and across disciplines into computerized databases and other easily accessed sources. These databases will complement the vast structural and sequence databases created to catalogue, organize and analyze gene sequences and protein products. The general premise of the neuroscience goal is simple; namely that with 'complete' knowledge of the genome and protein structures accruing rapidly we next need to assemble an infrastructure that will facilitate acquisition of an understanding for how functional complexes operate in their cell and tissue contexts.« less
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Title: The BIRN Project: Imaging the Nervous System
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Publication Date: 2006-05-22
OSTI Identifier: 1014110
DOE Contract Number: AC02-76SF00515
Other Number(s): TRN: US1105398
Resource Type: Multimedia
Resource Relation: Conference: SLAC Colloquium Series, SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory, Menlo Park, California, presented on May 22, 2006
Research Org: SLAC (SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory (SLAC), Menlo Park, CA (United States))
Sponsoring Org: USDOE Office of Science (SC)
Subject: 43 PARTICLE ACCELERATORS ; FERMILAB ACCELERATOR ; FUNCTIONALS ; GENES ; NERVOUS SYSTEM ; PROTEIN STRUCTURE ; PROTEINS ; RESOLUTION ; STANFORD LINEAR ACCELERATOR CENTER
Country of Publication: United States
Language: English
Run Time: 1:25:05
System Entry Date: 2016-01-27