IBNS Committees

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.

 

Education & Training Committee 

Zackary Cope, Chair, University of California San Diego, San Diego, CA, USA 2022 
Rachel Navarra, Co-Chair, Rowan University School of Medicine, Stratford, NJ, USA 2022 
Markus Wohr, Council Liaison, Philipps-University of Marburg, Marburg, Germany 2021 
Rosalinda Guevara-Guzman, Facultad de Medicina, UNAM, Mexico 2021
Michael Bowen, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia 2021
Debra Bangasser, Diversity Committee Liaison, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA, USA 2022 
Susan Sangha, Diversity Committee Liaison, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN, USA 2022
Noboru Hiroi, University of Texas at San Antonio, San Antonio, TX, USA 2022
Karen Szumlinski, University of California, Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, CA, USA 2022 
Sofiya Hupalo, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD, USA 2023 
Matt Hale, La Trobe University, Melbourne, Australia 2023   

 

Ethics and Diversity Committee 

Debra Bangasser, Chair, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA, USA 2021 
Susan Sangha, Co-Chair, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN, USA 2022 
Jared Young, IBNS President & Council Liaison, Univ. of California San Diego, San Diego, CA, USA 2021
Tiffany Donaldson, Council Secretary, University of Massachusetts Boston, Boston, MA, USA 2021 
Amanda Kentner, MCPHS University, Boston, MA, USA 2021
Gregory Carr, Lieber Institute for Brain Development, Baltimore, MD, USA 2022
Stephen Kent, La Trobe University, Melbourne, Australia 2022
Millie Rincón-Cortés, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA 2022 
Anand Gururajan, University of Sydney, Camperdown, Australia 2023 
Janine Kwapis, Penn State University, University Park, PA, USA 2023 
Nicholas Everett, University of Sydney, Marsfield, Australia 2023
Stela Petkova, University of California Davis, Sacremento, CA 2023
Nii Addy, Membership Committee Liason, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut, USA 2023

 

Finance & Fundraising Committee

Stacey Sukoff Rizzo, Chair, Jackson Laboratory, Bar Harbor, ME, USA 2022 
Kim Gerecke, Treasurer, Randolph-Macon College, Ashland, VA, USA 2023 
Jared Young, IBNS President, University of California San Diego, San Diego, CA, USA 2021 
Kelly Lambert, University of Richmond, Richmond, VA, USA 2022
Farida Sohrabji, Texas A&M University Health Science Center, Bryan, TX, USA 2022 
Jill Silverman, MIND Institute, UC Davis School of Medicine, Sacramento, CA, USA 2023

 

Local Organizing Committee, Puerto Vallarta, Mexico 2021 

Jared Young, IBNS President & Council Liaison, University of California San Diego, San Diego, CA, USA 2021

 

Membership & Communications Committee 

Fair Vassoler, Chair, Tufts University, Hopkinton, MA, USA 2022
Elizabeth Manning, Co-Chair, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA 2022
Donald McEachron, Newsletter Co-Chair, Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA, USA 2022
Daphne Ling, Social Media Co-Chair, Univ. of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada 2022
Tiffany Donaldson, Diversity Committee Liaison, Univ.y of Massachusetts, Boston, MA, USA 2022
Millie Rincón-Cortés, Diversity Committee Liaison, Univ. of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA 2022
Jess Nithianantharajah, Florey Inst. of Neuroscience & Mental Health, Melbourne, Australia 2022
Kevin Braunscheidel, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC, USA 2022
Julianne Jett, Washington State University, Spokane, WA, USA 2022
Judith Kreutzmann, Otto-von-Guericke University, Magdeburg, Germany 2023
Stacia Lewendowski, Drexel Univ. College of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, USA 2023
Christian Mueller, University of Erlangen-Nuremberg, Erlangen, Germany 2023
Nii Addy, Yale University, New Haven, CT, USA 2023
Agnieszka Potasiewicz, Polish Academy of Sciences, Krakow, Poland 2023 

                                                                                                                  

Nominations & Awards Committee 

Jared Young, IBNS President, Chair & Diversity Committee Liaison, Univ of California, San Diego, CA, USA 2021
Liisa Galea, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada 2021 
Kelly Lambert, University of Richmond, Richmond, VA, USA 2021 
Stephen Kent, Diversity Committee Liaison, La Trobe University, Melbourne, Australia 2022
Jill McGaughy, President-Elect, University of New Hampshire, Durham, NH, USA 2023 
Wim Crusio, University of Bordeaux and CNRS, Pessac, France 2023

 

Program Committee 

Lisa Briand, Chair, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA, USA 2022 
Gregory Carr, Co-Chair & Diversity Comm. Liaison, Lieber Inst. for Brain Dev, Baltimore, MD, USA 2022 
Jill McGaughy, President-Elect, University of New Hampshire, Durham, NH, USA 2021 
Amanda Kentner, Diversity Committee Liaison, MCPHS University, Boston, MA, USA 2021
Cindy Barha, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada 2021 
Yasushi Kiyokawa, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan 2021 
Stan Floresco, Council Liaison, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada 2022
Anand Gururajan, Diversity Committee Liaison, University of Sydney, Camperdown, Australia 2023 
Molly Kent, Virginia Military Institute, Lexington, VA, USA 2023 
Jill Silverman, MIND Institute, UC Davis School of Medicine, Sacramento, CA, USA 2023
Barry Waterhouse, Rowan University Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Stratford, NJ, USA 2023

 

Ad Hoc Committees

AR Online Posters Team (Augmented Reality)

This committee was appointed by IBNS President, Jared Young, for the purpose of establishing and implementing the first IBNS Online Poster Sessions.

Julianne Jett, Chair, University of Texas at San Antonio, San Antonio, TX, USA, Chair
Stephen Kent, La Trobe University, Melbourne, Australia
Jared Young, University of California San Diego, San Diego, CA, USA
Scott Hall, University of Toledo Health Science Center, Toledo, OH, USA
Fair Vassoler, Tufts University, Hopkinton, MA, USA
Jill McGaughy, University of New Hampshire, Durham, NH, USA
Gregory Carr, Lieber Institute, Baltimore, MD, USA
Daphne Ling, The University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada
Donald McEachron, Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA, USA
Elizabeth M. Byrnes, Tufts University, North Grafton, MA, USA
Sarah Baracz, Macquarie University, North Rhyde, Australia

Virtual Meetings Team

This committee was appointed by IBNS President, Jared Young, for the purpose of researching and recommending future use of virtual meetings, live streaming and other online events to enhance the IBNS mission to encourage research and education in the field of behavioral neuroscience internationally.  The committee is comprised of the current IBNS Council Members.

President: Jared Young
Past-President: F. Scott Hall, Chair
Secretary: Tiffany Donaldson
Treasurer: Mikhail Pletnikov
Australasia Councilor: Yasushi Kiyokawa
Canada Councilor: Stan Floresco
Europe Councilor: Davide Amato
Europe Councilor: Markus Wöhr
Latin America Councilor: Rosalinda Guevara-Guzman
USA Councilor: Debra Bangasser
USA Councilor: Amanda Kentner
USA Councilor: Jill Silverman
Student Councilors: Nicholas Everett, Stela Petkova