“Variability: The Good, the Bad, and the Interesting”
SOBP President: Karen Berman, MD, NIMH
SOBP Program Committee Chair: Judith Ford, PhD, University of California, San Fransisco
See below for a list of Plenary Speakers for the 2020 SOBP Annual Meeting.
Thursday, April 30
8:20 AM – 9:00 AM Himla Soodyall, Ph.D.
Academy of Science of South Africa
Topic: The Human in Humanity
9:00 AM – 9:40 AM Chris Walsh, M.D., Ph.D.
Boston Children’s Hospital
Topic: One Brain, Many Genomes: Somatic Mutation, Genomic Variability, and Psychiatric Disease
10:10 AM – 10:50 AM Elaine Ostrander, Ph.D.
NIH Distinguished Investigator
Topic: Genetics of Domestic Dog Behavior
10:50 AM – 11:30 AM Andreas Meyer-Lindenberg, M.D., Ph.D., M.Sc.
University of Heidelberg
Topic: Environmental Sources of Variability
Friday, May 1
9:15 AM – 9:55 AM Nenad Sestan, M.D., Ph.D.
Yale School of Medicine
Topic: Building the Human Brain: Molecular Logic of Neural Circuit Developmental and Evolution
9:55 AM – 10:35 AM Beatriz Luna, Ph.D.
University of Pittsburgh
Topic: Mechanisms Underlying Neurocognitive Specialization in Adolescence
10:35 AM – 11:15 AM Simon Cox, Ph.D.
University of Edinburgh
Topic: The Lothian Birth Cohort 1936: Influences on Cognitive Ageing from Ages 11 to 70 and beyond
Saturday, May 2
8:20 AM – 9:00 AM Danielle Bassett, Ph.D.
University of Pennsylvania
Topic: Mechanisms of Brain Network Dysfunction
9:00 AM – 9:40 AM Fabrizio Benedetti, M.D.
University of Turin Medical School
Topic: Variability in the Placebo Response: The Interesting, the Good, the Bad
10:10 AM – 10:50 AM Armin Raznahan, M.D., Ph.D.
Topic: Genetics-First Approaches to Parsin Variability in Neuropsychiatric Disease
10:50 AM – 11:30 AM Susan Bookheimer, Ph.D.
UCLA Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences
Topic: Variability in Autism: Brain and Behavior