Rafael Yuste

Director Neurotechnology Center

Columbia University

About Rafael

Rafael Yuste, M.D., Ph.D, is a neuroscientist that studies the cerebral cortex at Columbia University, where he is Professor of Biological Sciences, Director of the Neurotechnology Center and Co-director of the Kavli Institute for Brain Circuits. He led the researchers who proposed the US BRAIN Initiative, and similarly coordinated the launch of the International BRAIN Initiative. He has obtained awards for his research from the Mayor of New York City, the Society for Neuroscience and the Director of the U.S. National Institutes of Health. He shared the Tällberg/Eliasson Global Leadership Prize in 2018 for his science and ethics advocacy work.

Their Sessions

2:00 pm - 2:40 pm 14th June 2021

What if technology had the right to our thoughts in the future? What if our own minds could be hacked? Two notable minds in neurotechnology link their expertise to discuss whether technology is...

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