The conference covered the latest developments and breakthroughs in stress resilience research, both in animal models and in human studies. One focus this year was the question of potential positive effects of adversity, strengths that individuals might develop under stress, inoculation, mastery, self-efficacy. There was also a special session on resilience in the Corona crisis. The symposium was held as an all-online virtual conference. Posters and recorded talks are made available to view for six months exclusively to registered attendees. Check out www.lir-mainz.de/symposium for details.