Conte-CBS Colloquium on Mental Health


January 31, 2012 - 6:30pm - 7:30pm
BioLabs Lecture Hall 1080
About the Speaker
Jack P. Shonkoff
Speaker Affiliation: 
Center on the Developing Child

The Biology of Adversity and the Early Childhood Roots of Impairments in Learning, Behavior, and Health
Jack P. Shonkoff, MD
Director of the Center on the Developing Child at Harvard University

Food and drink will be served at 6. Following the talk, there will be an opportunity for students to have coffee or tea with Dr. Shonkoff and discuss questions regarding the research presented, as well as Dr. Shonkoff’s work in general and his career path.

The Conte Center at Harvard is a basic research initiative focused on the developmental origins of mental illness. In collaboration with the Center for Brain Science, the Conte Center presents a monthly, interdisciplinary series of talks focused on mental health research.