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Our Team

Mriganka Sur, Director | | (617) 253-8784
Eleana MacPhail, Administrative Manager | | (617) 253-9340
Alexandra Sokhina, Program Coordinator | | (617) 324-7757


Simons Center for the Social Brain
43 Vassar Street
MIT Building 46, Room 6237
Cambridge, MA 02139


The Simons Center for the Social Brain is located in MIT’s Building 46 at 43 Vassar Street in Cambridge, MA. The Simons Center offices are on the 6th floor of Building 46. The building has entrances on Main and Vassar Streets.

  • Colloquium series takes place in Singleton Auditorium (46-3002), on the 3rd floor of Building 46
  • Lunch series takes place in the Simons Conference Room (46-6011), on the 6th floor of Building 46

Public Transportation

The walk from the Kendall Square Red Line T station to Building 46 is less than one-half mile. To access the Vassar Street entrance to Building 46, exit the station and walk West along Main Street. Proceed straight across Ames Street; the next intersection will be Main and Vassar Streets. At the corner of Main and Vassar, turn left. Building 46 is the light grey building on your right.

Parking and Driving

For non-MIT visitors, metered parking is available on Vassar, Main and Albany Streets. There are public parking garages on Ames St. between Main St. and Broadway, and on Portland St. between Main St. and Broadway.