2022 Maui


The 8th Annual Molecular Psychiatry Meeting
Maui, Hawaii, March 06-08, 2022

The 6th Annual Molecular Psychiatry Meeting took place in Maui on March 06-08, 2022. All researchers interested in learning about various molecular approaches to enhance understanding of psychiatric disease were invited to attend this open meeting.

Organizing Board:

  • Carrie Bearden
  • Bill Byerley
  • Stephanie Dulawa
  • Rob Malenka
  • Tracey Petryshen
  • Stephan Sanders
  • Akira Sawa
  • Martin Schalling

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Registration Cost

$650 for investigators before December 27th; $850 afterwards

$200 for students before December 27th; $250 afterwards

Costs of registration includes a one year membership to the Molecular Psychiatry Association.


Hyatt Regency in Maui

200 Nohea Kai Dr, Lahaina, HI 96761
(808) 661-1234

Plenary Speakers

  • A Molecular- Neural Circuitry Substrate for Cognitive Dysfunction in Schizophrenia, David Lewis, University of Pittsburgh


  • Neuronal Circuit Mechanisms Underlying Complementary Facets of Social Behaviours, Scott Russo, Icahn School of Medicine At Mount Sinai
  • Somatic Mosaicism in the Human brain: Implications for Development and Neuropsychiatric Disorders, Alexander Urban, Stanford University
  • The Case for Deep Phenotyping in Psychiatric Genetics: Insights from Rare Cnvs in Neurodevelopment, Carrie Bearden, UCLA
  • Emerging intersectional technologies for probing molecular mechanisms of neurotransmitter co-transmission in brain and behavior, Zachary Freyberg, University of Pittsburgh
  • Modeling Neurodevelopmental Disorders Using Human Pluripotent Stem Cells, Sundari Chetty, Stanford University
  • The Role of Astrocytes in Neurodevelopmental and Psychiatric Disorders, Zila Martinez-Lozada, The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
  • Linking Mental Health and Physical Health Using Genetics, Functional Genomics, and Large Scale Electronic Health Record Data, Kritika Singh, Vanderbilt University Medical Center
  • New Technologies and Novel Insights for Dissecting Dopaminergic and Serotonergic Circuits, Stephan Lammel, UC Berkeley
  • Cell-type and context-specific effects of genetic risk variants for neuropsychiatric disorders, Jason Stein, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
  • iPSC-Based Platform Development for Major Psychiatric Disorder Modeling and Discovery, Kimberly Christian, University of Pennsylvania
  • Establishing Brain-Behavior Relationships with Neuromodulation, Nolan Williams, Stanford University
  • Decoding Prefrontal Cortical Physiology: Circuits and Novel Molecular Targets in Health and Disease, Nikolaos Mellios, University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center
  • Leveraging the Psychiatric Disease Spectrum Towards an Improved Understanding of Brain Dysfunction, Marc Fuccillo, University of Pennsylvania
  • Genetic Models for Autism Spectrum Disorder, Bryan Luikart, Dartmouth
  • Synapse and Circuit Mechanisms Underlying the Etiology of Neurodevelopmental Disorders, Katherine Roche, National Institutes of Health-NINDS
  • Novel Molecular Analysis of Human Postmortem Brain, Colleen McClung, University of Pittsburgh