(6pm – 8:30pm) Reception, poster session and data blitz: A reception will follow the keynote lecture along with a poster session and short podium presentations (a.k.a. “data blitz”). Trainees with an interest in neuroscience are warmly encouraged to contribute to the poster and podium presentations. A prize will be assigned to the best short presentation. Further details will be emailed separately.
Dr. Monnica Williams, who recently accepted a faculty appointment in the UConn Department of Psychological Sciences, answered questions for UConn Today about her research on racism, violence, and the resulting impacts on mental health, in particular the mental health of African Americans. The Mental Health Costs of Racism
Dr. Gerry Altmann, Professor in Psychological Sciences and Director of the Institute for Brain and Cognitive Science, was interviewed by UConn Today to highlight the interdisciplinary “brain work” going on across the University. Check out the story: Institute for Brain and Cognitive Science Opens at UConn