Dr. Ruben Baler

Dr. Ruben Baler is a native of Argentina, fan of soccer and more specifically of Boca Juniors; he received a Master’s degree in cell biology from the Hebrew University in Israel and a doctorate degree in molecular biology from the University of Miami in Coral Gables, Florida. He derives great pleasure from studying the neurobiology of pleasure. He has two kids, 22 and 30, so when he lectures about the neuroscience of risky behaviors in adolescence, he talks from personal experience.