The IDG/McGovern Institute for Brain Research at Tsinghua University was established in 2011, with support from the McGoverns with IDG. The goal is to build, within next 5-9 years, a world-leading
geneticallybased and new technology driven brain research center. The Institute is led by a group of outstanding scientists who carry out research on the brain with great partnership from
crossdisciplinary researchers in Tsinghua. The institute focuses on the exploration of new applications of brain science to further understanding of how the brain functions and discovering new ways to rebuild and protect the brain. The director is Dr. ZHONG Yi.