Discussion: How to Control the Brains (+ Pizza) by Alexi Choueiri and Dan Estandian
Discussion led by: Alexi Choueiri and Daniel Estandian, Ed Boyden's Synthetic Neurobiology Group in the Media Lab and McGovern Inst of Brain Research
Topics discussed: How to Control the Brain 🧠: interspecific brain control mechanisms, (molecular biological) technology overview, and Q/A (Prepare interesting questions!)
Alexi Choueiri is Pursing his PhD at MIT in the Synthetic Neurobiology Group with interests at the intersection of neuroscience, synthetic biology, and nanotechnology. His goal is to develop neurotechnologies and associated ventures in an attempt to advance humanity and scientific knowledge of the brain.
Daniel Estandian completed a BA in Molecular and Cellular Biology at the University of California, Berkeley. Currently, he is a PhD student in the MIT Brain and Cognitive Science program pursuing new methods that can more rapidly aid in our understanding of the brain.