A Look at the Intersection of Scientific Rigor, Big Data, and Interdisciplinary Training

Alois Saria is a professor and head of the department of the experimental psychiatry unit at the Medical University of Innsbruck in Austria. As the director of the European Union’s Human Brain Project’s Education Program and member of SfN’s Neuroscience Training Committee, Saria is actively involved in leading conversations and instituting new models to help neuroscience training and research cut across fields, incorporate new technologies and approaches, and usher in more discovery. In this interview, Saria shares insights from these experiences to highlight the importance of following scientific rigor best practices and fostering interdisciplinary training to advance neuroscience research.

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