MindEx Conference 2015

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An Open Omics and Neuroscience Conference Devoted to Understanding the Human Mind









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Thanks to our sponsors, speakers, and all participants MindEx 2015 was a huge success!




Day 1 MindEx  Conference

The MindEx Conference was co-hosted by the Mind First Foundation and the Harvard Personal Genome Project (PGP). The PGP has worked since 2005 to establish an open-source ecosystem of volunteered genomic data. The Mind First Foundation is a non-profit affiliate of the PGP, and is committed to leveraging the power of novel research methods (including the PGP’s data ecosystem) to advance research on brain and mind. This year our U.S. conference agenda will include the usual PGP agenda of genomes and traits, but for the first time, there will be added focus on mind and behavior.

Speakers included Dr. George Church, Dr. Ed Boyden, Dr. Martine Rothblatt, Dr. Ron Kessler, Dr. Richard Wrangham, and more.

Take a look at the MindEx 2015 Agenda


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Day 2 PG-Palooza Labs Day

This year the MFF was the host for the PGP labs event in Cambridge, MA.

The Mind First Foundation works closely with the PGP and is committed to leveraging the power of novel research methods (including the PGP’s data ecosystem) to better understand the brain and mind. In years past, the PGP has invited numerous labs from around the world to participate in a hands-on, participatory science fair; hundreds of volunteers interested in participating in important research.


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Thanks to Our Sponsors

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MindEx and PG-Palooza 2015 are brought to you by our sponsors and corporate partners. We owe special thanks to our primary sponsor, United Therapeutics.United Therapeutics Corporation is a biotechnology company focused on the development and commercialization of unique products to address the unmet medical needs of patients with chronic and life-threatening conditions. United Therapeutics researches and develops treatments for pulmonary arterial hypertension, cancer, and some of the world’s most complex viral illnesses.



The MindEx Conference was held in the historic Sanders Theater and P-G-Palooza was held the following day at the Cambridge Innovation Center.

Produced By MindFirstFoundation.org

The MindEx Conference & PG-Palooza were produced by MindFirstFoundation.org, a 501(c)(3) charitable organization whose mission is to . We support groundbreaking initiatives including the Personal Genome Project.

Learn more about us: http://mindfirstfoundation.org/about-the-mff/

 Please use the hashtag #MindEx2015 when posting about the event!

3 Comments On “MindEx Conference 2015

  1. Virginia Lamb Reply

    I do hope that there will be some event in the future in the Myrtle Beach area of South Carolina, as I am unable to travel. I am very interested in this, and am certain attendance could be excellent, as this is a highly traveled area.

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