2019 Plenary Speakers

Confirmed Plenary Speakers for the 74th Annual Meeting of the Society of Biological Psychiatry:
Titles and descriptions of the talks will be added to this page. 

Thursday, May 16th – Plenary I – Positive Emotion and Reward: Innovative Tools and Multimodal Methodologies

Garret Stuber, Ph.D.
University of North Carolina

Suzanne Haber, Ph.D.
University of Rochester

Michael Meaney, Ph.D.
Douglas Mental Health University Institute

Sheri Johnson, Ph.D.
University of California, Berkeley

Friday, May 17th – Plenary II – Negative Emotion and Threat: Developmental Frameworks, Molecular Techniques, and Multimodal Assays

Nim Tottenham, Ph.D.
Columbia University

Carmine M. Pariante, M.D., Ph.D.
King’s College London

Susan Whitfield-Gabrieli, Ph.D.
Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Olusola Ajilore, M.D., Ph.D.
The University of Illinois at Chicago

Saturday, May 18th – Plenary III – Cognitive Systems, Decision Making and Disease Risk: Genetic and Computational Frameworks

Steve McCarroll, Ph.D.
Harvard Medical School

Martin Paulus, M.D.
Laureate Institute for Brain Research

Yael Niv, Ph.D.
Princeton University

Janaina Mourao-Miranda, Ph.D.
University College London