Plenary Speakers

karl-deisserothKarl Deisseroth, M.D., Ph.D., Bioengineering and Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Stanford University
“Nature’s Gift: How the Discovery of Structural Principles in a Microbial Protein Helped Illuminate the Pathophysiology of Psychiatry



D3X_9375Barbara Franke

Barbara Franke, Ph.D., Professor of Molecular Psychiatry at the Radboud University in Nijmegen, The Netherlands
From Gene-finding to Understanding Biological Pathways to Psychiatric Disease Through Interdisciplinarity”



Benjamin NealeBenjamin Neale, Ph.D., Analytic and Translational Genetics Unit at Massachusetts General Hospital
Perspective on data sharing and open science in psychiatric genetics



carmen-sandiCarmen Sandi, The Brain Mind Institute at EPFL Lausanne, Laboratory of Behavorial Genetics
“Stress and the Social Brain – Studies on Social Hierarchies, Aggression and Psychopathy”




Jordan Smoller, M.D., Sc.D., Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School and Department of Epidemiology at the Harvard School of Public Health
“From DSM to DNA: Cross-Disorder Genetics and the Implications of Pleiotropy”



paulPaul Thompson, Ph.D., Laboratory of Neuro Imaging Keck School of Medicine of University of Southern California
“ENIGMA, Big Data, and the Brain: Imaging and Genomics of 18 Brain Diseases in 50,000 Individuals from 35 Countries”