Keynote speakers

Roy Adams

Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Psychiatry and Behavioral Science, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine

Katerina Akassoglou

PhD, Professor of Neurology, University of California, San Francisco

Rebecca Barnstaple

Department of Dance, York University, Canada

Haroon Burhanullah

Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Director of the Psychiatric Emergency Services – Consultation Liaison Service

Christina Dalla

Associate Professor, Medicine, University of Athens

Samuel Danso

University of Edinburgh Honorary staff, Deanery of Clinical Sciences, Centre for Clinical Brain Sciences

Nikolaos Daskalakis

MD, PhD, Director of the Neurogenomics and Translational Bioinformatics Laboratory, McLean Hospital & Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School

Costas Demetzos

Professor of Pharmaceutical Nanotechnology, Director of the Laboratory of Pharm Technology, Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Athens, Greece.

Spyros Doukakis

Bioinformatics and Human Electrophysiology Laboratory, Department of Informatics, Ionian University

Themis Exarchos

Assistant Professor, Department of Informatics, Ionian University, Greece

Panteleimon Giannakopoulos

University of Lausanne, Switzerland. Professor, MD Department of Psychiatry University of Geneva School of Medicine

Maria Hadjinicolaou

Professor of Applied Mathematics, School of Science and Technology, Hellenic Open University, Greece

Michael Harney

MS Bioinformatics, Sr. Data Architect, Health Catalyst, Salt Lake City, Utah

Dimitrios Kapogiannis

M.D., Clinical Investigator, Laboratory of Neurosciences, National Institute on Aging (NIA/NIH)

Thrasyvoulos (Thras) Karydis

Ph.D., Co-Founder & Chief Technical Officer of DeepCure Inc,  Deep Learning and AI expert

Clifford Kentros

Professor, NTNU, Kavli Institute for Systems Neuroscience, Kentros Research Group, Norway.

Constantine Lyketsos 

Elizabeth Plank Althouse of Professor Johns Hopkins University and Chair Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Johns Hopkins Bayview

Vasiliki Machairaki 

Assistant Professor of Neurology, Johns Hopkins, USA

Kyung-Min-Noh 

Group Leader-Epigenetic mechanism of neurodevelopment and diseases at EMBL Heidelberg

Vasilis Ntziachristos 

MSc,PhD, Professor and Chair of Biological Imaging (CBI) – Technical University Munich, Germany
Director, Institute of Biological and Medical Imaging (IBMI) – Helmholtz Munich, Germany

Gerorge Paxinos

Professor, AO DSc FASSA FAA, NHMRC Australia Fellow, Neuroscience Research Australia, Barker St and Hospital Rd, Randwick, Sydney

Christos Plakiotis

Unit Head, Aged Persons Mental Health Service, Monash Health Adjunct Senior Lecturer, Department of Psychiatry, Monash University

Nikolaos Robakis

Professor of Psychiatry, Neuroscience and experimental therapeutics First A.P. Slaner family Professor for Alzheimer disease research. Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

Ioannis Sotiropoulos 

Group leader, ICVS Institute, Medical School, University of Minho, Portugal & Researcher, National Center for Scientific Research “Demokritos”

Nuno Souza

MD, PhD, Professor and President of the School of Medicine, University of Minho

Stavros Taraviras 

Professor Department of Physiology at the Medical School, University of Patras, Director Stem Cell Laboratory

Nektarios Tavernarakis 

FORTH’s Chairman. Director Institute of Molecular Biology and Biotechnology, Foundation for Research and Technology-Hellas & Professor of Molecular Systems, Biology Medical School, University of Crete

Taisuke Tomita 

Professor, Laboratory of Neuropathology and Neuroscience, The University of Tokyo

Dimitrios Vlachakis

Assistant Professor at the Genetics Laboratory at the Biotechnology Department of the Agricultural University of Athens, Greece

Aristidis Vrahatis

Bioinformatics and Human Electrophysiology Laboratory, Department of Informatics, Ionian University

Ben Wolozin

Professor, Department of Pharmacology & Experimental Therapeutics and Neurology, Boston University

Christos Yapijakis

Associate Professor of Genetics, 1st Department of Pediatrics, School of Medicine, National Kapodistrian University of Athens,”Aghia Sophia” Children’s Hospital, Athens, Greece