Terrence Sejnowski

Salk Institute

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Professor and Head of the Computational Neurobiology Laboratory at the Salk Institute, a nonprofit research institute for molecular, genetics and neuroscience studies, and one of only 10 living persons to be a member of all three of the national academies: Science, Engineering and Medicine

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John F. Kennedy's Race to the Moon led to a multi-billion-dollar industry.  Mapping the Human Genome  returned $140 for every $1 invested.

Can We Map the Brain?

John F. Kennedy's Race to the Moon led to a multi-billion-dollar industry. Mapping the Human Genome returned $140 for every $1 invested.

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