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Neurocareers: Doing The Impossible!

Jan 1, 2023

Join us for a special episode on the innovative efforts to help those living with Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS). Israeli neurotech scientists and educators have organized a national program using brain-computer interfaces (BCIs) to improve the lives of those with ALS. In this educational program, students learn about BCIs and use their knowledge to create personalized devices for patients to address their individual needs. Tune in to learn more about this unique program from its leader Asaf Harel and appreciate the hope it brings to those living with ALS!

About the podcast guest:

Asaf Harel focuses on designing and developing brain-computer interfaces for human sensory and motor systems, data analysis, signal processing, machine learning, and multi-site experimental coordination. Asaf believes that "in the near future, our interactions with the digital world will be mediated by our attention and intention, augmenting current touch, gesture, and speech inputs."

Asaf is the co-founder and leader of BrainstormIL, an organization dedicated to establishing Israel as a neurotech leader. With a community of over 3000 members across eight chapters at top academic institutions in Israel, BrainstormIL hosts national events, competitions, courses, conferences, and connections to stakeholders in the Israeli neurotech ecosystem.

Useful links: - Israel's Neurotechnology Community (Non-Profit Organization) - A wonderful global community advancing and connecting the neurotech community - The site for the BCI4ALS program - Asaf's LinkedIn page
About the podcast host:

The Neurocareers podcast is brought to you by The Institute of Neuroapproaches ( ) and its founder - Milena Korostenskaja, Ph.D. (Dr. K) - a neuroscience educator, neuroscience research consultant, and career coach for students and recent graduates in neuroscience and neurotechnologies. As a professional coach with a background in the field, Dr. K understands the unique challenges and opportunities facing students in this field. Whether you're looking to apply for jobs, build your professional network, or develop your research skills, Dr. K can provide personalized coaching and support to help you succeed. What you'll get:

  • One-on-one coaching sessions to help you identify and pursue your career goals;
  • Tailored guidance on job search strategies, resume and cover letter development, and interview preparation;
  • Access to a network of professionals in the field of neuroscience and neurotechnologies;
  • Ongoing support and guidance to help you stay on track and achieve your goals.

You can always schedule a free neurocareer consultation/coaching session with Dr. K at:

Also, find your support in the Your Support Station podcast with Dr. K here: