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2017 Developmental Affective Neuroscience Symosium October 12, 2017, 8:30 am - October 13, 2017, 4:00 pm University Club, Oakland Campus


Development of the Emotional Brain in Social Context:
Implications for Affective Psychopathology


Registration is now open for the 2017 Developmental Affective Neuroscience Symosium!

Visit the DANS website for details about the symposium and to register online.

This meeting provides a collaborative forum for researchers conducting clinically relevant research from a developmental affective neuroscience framework.  A welcome reception will take place on the evening of October 11, 2017. 

  Cecile D. Ladouceur, PhD

  Program Chair





  Judy Cameron, PhD

  Program Co-Chair






Johanna Bick, PhD – University of Houston
Bridget Callaghan, PhD – University of California, Los Angeles
Judy Cameron, PhD – University of Pittsburgh
Pamela Cole, PhD – The Pennsylvania State University
Jamie Hanson, PhD – University of Pittsburgh
Takao Hensch, PhD  – Harvard University
Allison Knoll, PhD – University of South California
Sheryl McCormick, PhD – Brock University
Kate Mills, PhD – University of Oregon
Susan Perlman, PhD – University of Pittsburgh
Jennifer Silk, PhD – University of Pittsburgh
Eva Telzer, PhD – University of North Carolina
Brian Trainor, PhD – University of California Davis 


Lisa Freund, PhD – National Institute of Child Health and Human Development
Eric Murphy, PhD – National Institute of Mental Health
Joel Sherrill, PhD - National Institute of Mental Health

Inquiries regarding this event may be directed to Katelyn Dunkel (Telephone: 412-383-5478; Email: