IU part of million grant from NSF to create country’s first big data

September 28, 2016 “The field of neuroscience is transforming,” wrote IU neuroscientist Franco Pestilli in a commentary published last year in the journal Nature Scientific Data. “Brain data from people and institutions around the world are being openly shared — moving from office desks and personal storage devices to institutionally supported cloud systems and public repositories.” This process of openly sharing brain data — a part of the larger movement toward “open science” — is ushering in the era of “big data neuroscience.” IU neuroscientist Franco Pestilli is principal investigator on the NSF grant funding the Neuroscience Spoke of the Midwest Big Data Hub. And now, as part of the team named recipient on a $1 million grant, IU will play a role on the forefront of this era by contributing to the establishment of…


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