Allan Jones

A map of the brain

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Filmed Jan 2011 at TEDGlobal 2011
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How can we begin to understand the way the brain works? The same way we begin to understand a city: by making a map. In this visually stunning talk, Allan Jones shows how his team is mapping which genes are turned on in each tiny region, and how it all connects up.

Allan Jones
/ Brain scientist

As CEO of the Allen Institute for Brain Science, Allan Jones leads an ambitious project to build an open, online, interactive atlas of the human brain.  Full bio.

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