Cori Bargmann


Philosophy of funding

Private investments are making it possible to reimagine 21st-century bioscience. Cori Bargmann envisions a future with opportunity for researchers everywhere


It’s all about your frame of mind

We think of brains as computers—stimulus in, action out. But they’re far more finicky than any iMac. Easily swayed by underlying internal states such as hunger, aggression, or arousal, our neurons are capable of incredible flexibility. For neuroscientists, it’s yet another wrinkle in understanding our wrinkliest organ.


Brain science has only just begun

We are far from understanding how even the simplest nervous systems work, says neuroscientist Cori Bargmann. But every step is leading to new surprises.