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Canada Foundation for Innovation provides $1.1M for CBRAIN computing platform at McGill

Project is one of seven across country to receive new funding under cyberinfrastructure program
Thu, 2016-09-15 11:14
McGill University will receive more than $1.1 million for CBRAIN, one of the world’s most advanced computing platforms for brain research, through the Canada Foundation for Innovation’s (CFI) Cyberinfrastructure Initiative.
Marc Miller, Member of Parliament for Ville-Marie — Le Sud-ouest — Île-des-sœurs, made the announcement at McGill on behalf of the Honourable Kirsty Duncan, the Minister of Science.

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Contact: Christopher Chipello
Organization: McGill University
Office Phone: 514 398-4201

Secondary Contact Information

Contact: Mallory Bertrand
Organization: Canada Foundation for Innovation
Office Phone: 613-943-2580
Mobile Phone: 613-447-1723
Source Site: /newsroom

Creation of neuroscience research hub

Wed, 2016-06-15 09:32

McGill Newsroom

EMC working with McGill to support data storage and visualization technologies to help with the NeuroHub project

The Canadian research team that helped spearhead the international brain-mapping project known as BigBrain is about to get a major boost in its effort to produce sharply higher-resolution brain maps, thanks to technology from EMC Corporation.

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Contact: Katherine Gombay
Organization: Media Relations Office - McGill University
Office Phone: 514-398-4201

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Contact: Kiel Hume
Organization: Environics Communications - EMC Canada
Mobile Phone: 416-908-3604
Source Site: /newsroom

The Human Brain Project: winner of the of the largest European scientific funding competition

Tue, 2013-02-05 17:04

January 28, 2013 - The European Commission has officially announced the selection of the Human Brain Project (HBP) as one of its two FET Flagship projects.

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Contact: Anita Kar
Organization: The Neuro