Brain Health Research Institute Grand Opening Celebration

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Friday, November 5, 2021 - 3:00pm to Saturday, November 6, 2021 - 2:45pm

Kent State University KIVA

Join us for a special keynote address and to celebrate the grand opening of the new Brain Health Research Institute Collaboratories and Research Labs.

Keynote Presentation by Earl Miller, ’85, Ph.D. 
One Journey from 20th to 21st Century Neuroscience
3-4 p.m. - Kent State University KIVA

Earl Miller, Ph.D., graduated from Kent State University in 1985 and later earned a Master of Arts degree and Ph.D. in psychology and neuroscience from Princeton University. He is a cognitive neuroscientist whose research focuses on neural mechanisms of cognitive, or executive, control. Dr. Miller is the Picower Professor of Neuroscience with the Picower Institute for Learning and Memory and the Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences at Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He is also the chief scientist and co-founder of SplitSage. 
Labs and Collaboratory Grand Opening and Reception 
4 p.m.
Integrated Sciences Building - Lobby
1175 Lefton Esplanade, Kent, OH 44242

The Brain Health Research Institute (BHRI) is a collaborative effort that taps passionate faculty members from across the university – not just in science-based departments, but in social sciences, the arts and humanities – to bring together their unique strengths as they step up to solve these brain-related challenges and more. 

Following a brief program, there will be a reception, tours and student researcher demonstrations.