Steven Byrnes, Astera Institute | Challenges for Safe and Beneficial Brain Like AGI

Presenter Steven Byrnes, Astera Institute Steven Byrnes is a Research Fellow at the Astera Institute, where he is doing research at the intersection of neuroscience and Artificial General Intelligence Safety. His public writing on this topic is listed here. Before working on AGI Safety, he was a physicist in academia and industry. He has a… Continue reading Steven Byrnes, Astera Institute | Challenges for Safe and Beneficial Brain Like AGI

Synapse-resolution brain mapping

AI for Whole-Brain Circuit Mapping

Sumner Norman | What To Expect From The Next Generation Of Brain-Computer Interfaces

Presenter Sumner Norman Sumner is a research scientist with a decade of experience designing brain-computer interfaces (BCI) and neuroprosthetics for people with neurological injury or disease. His research has leveraged existing BCI techniques to awaken new pathways in the brain, restoring movement to people with paralysis. More recently, he introduced… Summary: Brain computer interfaces have… Continue reading Sumner Norman | What To Expect From The Next Generation Of Brain-Computer Interfaces

Career Counseling with Sonia Arrison

Presenter Sonia Arrison, 100+ Capital Sonia is a longevity investor via her company 100+ Capital, a women’s investor group called Portfolia, and advises BioVerge here in Silicon Valley. She also spends time helping the Alliance for Longevity Initiatives (A4LI). She is helping A4LI streamline the political processes for advancing longevity research and therapies. When Sonia… Continue reading Career Counseling with Sonia Arrison

DeSci Boston 2022 | Foresight Tech Trees

Presenter Allison Duettmann, Foresight Institute Allison Duettmann is the president and CEO of Foresight Institute. She directs the Intelligent Cooperation, Molecular Machines, Biotech & Health Extension, Neurotech, and Space Groups, Fellowships, Prizes, and Tech Trees. She shares Foresight’s work with the public, for instance at the Wall Street Journal, SXSW, O’Reilly AI, WEF, The Partnership… Continue reading DeSci Boston 2022 | Foresight Tech Trees

Tom Kalil | Foresight Fellows Career Counseling

Dong Song, USC | Toward a Hippocampal Memory Prosthesis

Presenter Dong Song, USC   Dong Song is Research Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering, and Director of the USC Neural Modeling and Interface Laboratory. His research interests include nonlinear dynamical modeling of the nervous system, hippocampal memory prosthesis, neural interface technologies, and development of novel modeling strategies incorporating both mechanistic and input-output modeling methods. Dr.… Continue reading Dong Song, USC | Toward a Hippocampal Memory Prosthesis

David Eagleman | Can We Create New Senses For Humans?

Presenter   David Eagleman, Neosensory, Inc.   David Eagleman is a Neuroscientist, Author, Technologist, and Entrepreneur. His research encompasses brain plasticity, sensory substitution, time perception, synesthesia, and the intersection of brain science with the legal system…   Read More    Can We Create New Senses For Humans? David Eagleman is a Neuroscientist, Author, Technologist, and… Continue reading David Eagleman | Can We Create New Senses For Humans?

Chris Own | Foresight Neurotech Seminar

Presenter   Chris Own, Voxa   Chris is an expert in analytical instrument design and development, with specialties in advanced imaging systems and science instruments, ranging from atomic-resolution structural imaging to portable charged-particle based analyzers…   Read More   Summary: Brain mapping requires scaleable platforms for ultra-high throughput nano-imaging. Chris Own is the founder at… Continue reading Chris Own | Foresight Neurotech Seminar