Quinn Conklin (she/her) is a Post-doctoral Scholar at the UC Davis Center for Mind and Brain where she leads the Contemplative Coping During Covid-19 project. Quinn has been a member of the Saron lab since 2013, where completed her dissertation investigating the effects of a month-long, silent, residential, Insight Meditation retreat on biomarkers of stress, inflammation, cellular aging, and social affiliation. She is interested in the biological and relational consequences of adversity and trauma, and the use of contemplative practices to facilitate healing. Outside of the lab, Quinn identifies most as a partner, sister, daughter, granddaughter, niece and friend. Her primary aspirations are to facilitate healing through her research and in her personal life.

This profile was last updated on March 3, 2022

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