Committees 2019

IBNS is committed to furthering all fields of research related to Behavioral Neuroscience.  With the help of our members, we are impacting scientific endeavors all over the world!  However, we could not be successful without the efforts of our committee members who help to carry out the work of the society.  Are you interested in committee membership opportunities?  Would you like to serve as a leader in IBNS?  Visit IBNS Committee Member Opportunities to let us know more about your interests.

 

Membership & Communications Committee 

Julianne Jett, Chair, University of Texas at San Antonio, San Antonio, TX, USA
Davide Amato, Newsletter Co-Chair & Council Liaison, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC, USA
Patricia de la Tremblaye, Social Media Co-Chair, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
Cindy Barha, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada
Thomas Endres, Otto von Guericke University, Magdeburg, Germany
Nicholas Everett, Macquarie University, Marsfield, Australia
Charles Heyser, University of California San Diego, San Diego, CA, USA
Liubov Kalinichenko, University of Erlangen-Nuremberg, Bamberg, Germany
Benoit Martin, University of Rennes, France
Arlene Martinez-Rivera, Weill Cornell Medicine, New York, NY, USA
Jodi Pawluski, Past Chair, University of Rennes, France
Cheryl Rosenfeld, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO, USA

Education & Training Committee

Corina Bondi, Chair, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
Sarah Baracz, Co-Chair, Macquarie University, North Rhyde, Australia
Jared Young, Council Liaison, University of California San Diego, San Diego, CA, USA
Elizabeth Byrnes, Tufts University, North Grafton, MA, USA
Sarah Baracz, Macquarie University, North Rhyde, Australia
Michael Bowen, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
Zackary Cope, University of California San Diego, San Diego, CA, USA
Elisa Hill-Yardin, RMIT University, Melbourne, Australia
Jill Silverman, MIND Institute, UC Davis School of Medicine, Sacramento, CA, USA
Miguel Skirzewski Prieto, National Institute of Health, Bethesda, MD, USA
Stacey Sukoff Rizzo, Past Chair, Jackson Laboratory, Bar Harbor, ME, USA

 

Finance & Fundraising Committee

Jill Silverman, Chair, MIND Institute, UC Davis School of Medicine, Sacramento, CA, USA
Mikhail Pletnikov, Treasurer, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
Jared Young, Council Liaison,  University of California San Diego, San Diego, CA, USA
Robert Gerlai, Past Chair, University of Toronto Mississauga, Mississauga, ON, Canada
F. Scott Hall, University of Toledo, Toledo, OH, USA
Anthony Kline, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
 

Local Organizing Committee, Cairns 2019 - see their bios!

Stephen Kent, Chair, La Trobe University, Melbourne, VIC, Australia
F. Scott Hall, Council Liaison, University of Toledo Health Science Center, Toledo, OH, USA
Bernard Balleine, University of New South Wales, Kensington, NSW, Australia
Michael Bowen, University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW, Australia
Timothy Bredy, University of Queensland, Brisbane, QLD, Australia
Femke Buisman-Pijlman, University of Adelaide, Adelaide, SA, Australia
Thomas Burne, University of Queensland, Brisbane, QLD, Australia
Deborah Hodgson, University of Newcastle, Callaghan, NSW, Australia
Simon Killcross, University of New South Wales, Kensington, NSW, Australia
Karly Turner, University of New South Wales, Kensington, NSW, Australia
Zoltan Sarnyai, James Cook University, Townsville, QLD, Australia

Nominations & Awards

F. Scott Hall, Chair, University of Toledo Health Science Center, Toledo, OH, USA
Liisa Galea, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada
Kim Gerecke, Randolph-Macon College, Ashland, VA, USA
Kelly Lambert, University of Richmond, Richmond, VA, USA
Jared Young, University of California San Diego, San Diego, CA, USA

Program Committee

Farida Sohrabji, Chair, Texas A&M University Health Science Center, Bryan, TX, USA
Elizabeth Byrnes, Co-Chair, Tufts University, North Grafton, MA, USA
F. Scott Hall, Council Liaison, University of Toledo Health Science Center, Toledo, OH, USA
Cindy Barha, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada
Corina Bondi, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
Verity Brown, University of St. Andrews, Scotland, United Kingdom
Elena Choleris, Past Chair, University of Guelph, Guelph, ON, Canada
Peter Kalivas, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC, USA
Amanda Kentner, MCPHS University, Boston, MA, USA
Yasushi Kiyokawa, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan