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The four DIBS research themes represent strategic areas of interdisciplinary and collaborative brain science research at Duke.


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Ron Suskind to Give Special Public Lecture for Autism Awareness Month
The talk, "No Sidekick Gets Left Behind": A 20-year Journey with Autism," will be at 7pm at the Full Frame Theater in downtown Durham. It is a free event, but registration is required.
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DIBS Announces Space Expansion
More than 10,000 square feet to be added for the Duke brain science community.
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Brain Awareness Week: March 1-8, 2014
Celebrate with public talks and activities for the whole family.
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The Institute is committed to building an exceptional environment for interdisciplinary learning that encompasses the full spectrum of the brain sciences.
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