Maria Neimark Geffen, an assistant professor in the neuroscience department at Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, talks about her experiences in the field of neuroscience, and what can be done to overcome workplace biases to help women become stronger leaders during the Neuroscience 2015 Celebration of Women in Neuroscience Luncheon. For more information about women in neuroscience and gender diversity, visit the IWiN Toolkit.
Maria Neimark Geffen, PhD
Maria Neimark Geffen is an assistant professor of otorhinolaryngology at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania. She is interested in the way the brain encodes information about the world around us and how our perception is shaped by our emotional state and experience. She combines computational and biological approaches to study the mechanisms behind the transformation of sensory representations.