Genes, Brain, and Behavior 2022

University of Tennessee Health Science Center

Memphis, TN

Main Meeting: May 24-27th

Workshops: May 23rd

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The 23rd Annual Genes, Brain & Behavior Meeting will be held on May 23rd-27th, 2022 in Memphis: Behavior, Blues, BBQ and so much history!  Memphis Tourism.

Opening Dates
02//01/22: Registration 
02/01/22: Abstract Submission 
02/01/22: Travel Award Applications


Registration Fee Structure 2022 (All prices in US Dollars)    Early 
 Regular  Late
   Feb 01-March 15   March 16 -April 29  After April 29
Regular Member      
Regular Non-member      
Student-Postdoc Member      
Student-Postdoc Non-member      


Register Submit Abstract Travel Awards


Program Highlights

Plenary Lectures

Arpana Agrawal

Presidential Lecture: Dr. Arpana Agrawal, Professor of Psychiatry, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO. Dr. Agrawal's research focuses on epidemiological and genomic approaches to the study of substance use and addiction. Her  present work is concerned with understanding how genetic and environmental factors work together to shape our liability to  use cannabis and become addicted. Preprint: Multivariate genome-wide association meta-analysis of over 1 million subjects identifies loci underlying  multiple substance use disorders



Award Ceremonies
Distinguished and Early Career Awards
Outstanding Travel Awardees

Trainee Workshop: “How to sell your research.”
Mini-workshop on presentation skills
Lightning research talks
Round table discussions/feedback 

For Sponsors
2022 Meeting Prospectus
Exhibitor/Sponsor Registration


Program Committee
Megan Mulligan, UTHSC
Camron Bryant, Boston University
Cathy Fernandes, Kings College
Paul Meyer, University of Buffalo
Francesca Telese, UCSD
Kristin Scaplen, Bryant University
Clyde Francks, Max Planck Institute
Rozi Andretić Waldowski, University of Rijeka
Elizabeth Yen, Tufts School of Medicine
David Ashbrook, UTHSC
Yehuda Ben-Shahar, Washington University
Gang Chen, Jinan University
Inna Gaisler-Salomon, University of Haifa
Rob Williams, UTHSC
Gregg Roman, University of Houston
Judy Grisel, Bucknell University
Jason Bubier, Jackson Laboratory


Local Organizing Committee
Megan Mulligan, UTHSC
David Ashbrook, UTHSC
Kristin Hamre, UTHSC
Byron Jones, UTHSC

Meeting Sponsors

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