A.B. Kogan Research Institute for Neurocybernetics was founded in April 20 1971 year by Prof. Alexandr B. Kogan. He was the head of institute from 1971 to 1980 year. Currently Institute lead by Prof. Valeriy N. Kiroy. The Institute was the department of Rostov State University which recently was renamed to Southern Federal University.
Institute deal with wide field of problems from molecular and cellular level via the neural ensembles and brain subsystems to the whole brain mechanisms as well as application of the knowledge in medicine and technology.
Institute led by Prof. G.A. Kuraev (1980-1990), Prof. V.L. Dunin-Barkovsky (1990-1995), Prof. B.M. Vladimirsky (1995-2010).