Gemma Modinos

Dr. Modinos is Chair of the Young Academy of Europe, a pan-European network of ~300 excellent young scholars for scientific exchange, science advice and policy. She is also a Reader in Neuroscience & Mental Health at the Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology & Neuroscience (IoPPN) at King’s College London (UK). She completed a BSc in Psychology at the Autonomous University of Barcelona and an MSc in Applied Neurosciences at the University of Barcelona (Spain). She then moved to The Netherlands to complete a PhD in Neuroscience (Cum Laude) at the University of Groningen. In 2010, she joined the IoPPN as a post-doc, where she started her own lab in 2017. Modinos lab combines multi-scale approaches to investigate the role of the neural mechanisms involved in emotional behaviour in the development of psychotic disorders such as schizophrenia, and whether targeting these mechanisms can help design new therapeutic strategies.

Gemma Modinos will be present at the Keynote “Sustainable Academic Careers: Young Scholars’ Perspective” on friday the 15th of July from 16:00 to 17:00

The conference will be online and in Stadsgehoorzaal.

Gemma Modinos will also be present at the online conference “The Chair: Fact Or Fiction? Addressing The Challenges Faced By Women Leaders In Academia” on saturday the 16th of July from 14:15 to 15:30

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