MCSS 2022

(face-to-face or mask-to-mask!)

We invite bright, open-minded graduate students, postdoctoral fellows, and young professionals to apply for admission to the Motor Control Summer School # XIX (MCSS-XIX). MCSS-XIX will be a five-day event, June 2 – June 6, 2022. It will include an arrival day (June 2), three days of sessions (June 3-5), and a departure day (June 6). We plan to bring together 6-8 faculty and 30-40 students selected from the pool of applicants.

The preliminary list of speakers:

Anatol Feldman (University of Montreal)

CJ Heckman (Northwestern University)

Mark Latash (Penn State University)

Mindy Levin (McGill University)

Richard Nichols (Georgia Tech University)

Monica Perez (Shirley Ryan Ability Lab)

Robert Sainburg (Penn State University)

Gregor Schöner (Rühr University)


We are back to the “Antiochian Village” in the Laurel Mountains area of Pennsylvania. The Center is about a 90 min drive from the Pittsburgh International Airport. The closest town is Ligonier. The current rates range from $360 to $540 US (approximately, depending on single/double/triple occupancy) for four nights including mealsPlease, do not contact the Center and do not make any arrangements until you get an official acceptance letter to join MCSS-XIX.

If you would like to participate in MCSS-XIX, please e-mail a letter of interest to Mark Latash ( with a single-file PDF attachment containing a CV with a list of your publications and presentations. If you would like to present a poster, submit a single-page abstract (PDF, font Times New Roman 12, reasonably formatted: the title, authors, affiliations, text). Abstract submission is not a pre-requisite for attendance.

THE DEADLINE FOR RECEIPT OF APPLICATIONS: March 1, 2022. Earlier applications will get preference for admission. Admission decisions will be made by March 15, 2022, and those accepted will be notified by e-mail. 

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