First Annual UMass Interdisciplinary Neurosciences Conference May 2, 2018

From Paul Katz

I would like to invite you the First Annual UMass Interdisciplinary Neurosciences Conference ( University of Massachusetts Amherst has a large and growing community of researchers and engineers who directly address issues relating to the nervous system or whose work is inspired or affected by brain research. This conference is meant to showcase the breadth of research on the UMass campus and in Western Massachusetts highlighting neuroscience research interests thatspan biology, cognition, computation, engineering, medicine, and public health.   

This exciting event will be held on Wednesday May 2, 2018, from 12:30 pm to 7:00 pm on the UMass Amherst campusIt features a half-day symposium with Keynote Speaker, Dr. Wolfram Schultz from Cambridge University and UMass Alumni Speaker Dr. Graeme Davis from the University of California, San Francisco. In addition, there will be talks from researchers in four different colleges at UMass Amherst, followed by a catered reception and poster session.Researchers from UMass and other institutions are invited to attend and present a poster on their work related to the neurosciences. 

Registration is free and open to all career stages.  Please invite faculty, postdocs, students, and staff to attend and present.   

For more information and to register for the conference please go to:

Deadline for poster registration is April 18th. 

We look forward to an engaging and festive day as bring together neurosciences in all of its different forms.  We hope you will join us! 


Paul S. Katz