Simons-Emory International Consortium on Motor Control



How does the brain control the body?

Understanding how millions of neurons work together to learn and control complex motor skills is a fundamental unsolved problem in neuroscience.

We are a consortium of eight research groups developing new electrode systems and computational methods for investigating motor control. Our goal is to enable a comprehensive understanding motor function across species and behaviors. This collaboration will break down barriers between otherwise disparate research communities, creating a common framework for discovering how different brains generate different behaviors.

Upcoming public events


Simons-Emory Workshop on Neural Dynamics
Friday December 4th from 11am-2pm EST livestreaming on Youtube


Prior public events


Inaugural Simons-Emory Symposium on Motor Control
Friday June 26th 2020, 10 AM - 1 PM EDT
Now available on Youtube