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Alan Anticevic, PhD

Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and of Psychology

Co-Director, Division of Neurocognition, Neurocomputation, and Neurogenetics (N3)

Biography

Dr. Anticevic trained in Clinical Psychology and Cognitive Neuroscience at Washington University in St. Louis where he worked with Drs. Deanna Barch and David Van Essen. Following his graduate training, Dr. Anticevic completed his internship in Clinical Neuropsychology at Yale University. After internship, he joined the Yale University Department of Psychiatry as research faculty while concurrently serving as the Administrative Director for the Center for the Translational Neuroscience of...

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Research Interests

Affect; Cognition; Emotions; Memory, Short-Term; Schizophrenia; Substance-Related Disorders

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Youngsun Cho, MD/PhD

Biography

Youngsun T. Cho recently graduated with a MD/PhD degree from the University of Rochester. Under the supervision of Dr. Julie Fudge at the University of Rochester, and Dr. Monique Ernst at NIMH, she completed dissertation work aimed at understanding structural and functional connectivity within the brain. She is a psychiatry resident at Yale.

She is interested in understanding the functional and structural relationships among areas of the brain implicated in emotion processing. In particular, she...

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Jennifer Foss-Feig, PhD

Postdoctoral Associate in the Child Study Center

Biography

Jen Foss-Feig is a postdoctoral associate. She received her Ph.D. in clinical psychology from Vanderbilt University in 2013 and completed her predoctoral internship and clinical postdoctoral fellowship at the Yale Child Study Center. Jen’s work to date has focused on examining basic sensory processing and brain functioning in individuals with autism spectrum disorders (ASD). She is now working jointly in the Anticevic lab and Dr. Jamie McPartland's lab in the Yale Child Study Center, conducting...

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Lisa Ji

Graduate Student

Biography

Lisa is a PhD student in the Neuroscience track currently rotating with Dr. Anticevic.  She graduated from Duke University with a major in Neuroscience and a minor in Global Health. Her previous work has focused on structural neural and behavioral markers in patients with major depressive disorder. Since then, she has maintained an interest in the mechanisms of neuropsychiatric disorders and is currently studying disruptions in functional cerebral-cerebellar circuits in schizophrenia in the...

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Nicole Santamauro

Research Project Coordinator

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Nicole graduated from the University of New Haven with a Master’s in Community Psychology with a concentration in Clinical Services. After working for 4 years in prodromal psychosis research she has joined the Anticevic Lab as a research project coordinator.

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Charles Schleifer

Undergraduate Research Assistant

Biography

Charlie Schleifer is an undergraduate at Yale, majoring in Psychology with a focus in neuroscience. He has worked previously as an intern in McLean Psychiatric Hospital’s neuropsychiatry research department investigating the effects of antipsychotic medication.

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Genevieve Yang

Graduate Student

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Genevieve Yang is a Yale MD/PhD student at the beginning of her PhD phase.  She graduated from Columbia University with a major in biology and minor in mathematics. She conducted her undergraduate research at the Sia lab in the vascular engineering field, wherein she is most known for a co-authoring a Nature Materials 2008 cover article. She is interested in research relating to human social/cognitive tasks and fronto-limbic circuits examined through neuroimaging modalities for greater insights...

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Caroline Diehl

Undergraduate Research Assistant

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Caroline Diehl is an undergraduate Psychology major at Yale with a focus in neuroscience. In the past, she has interned in the Unit on Synapse Development and Plasticity at the National Institute of Mental Health. Outside of class, she enjoys singing and arranging music and will be helping to start a music interest group for patients at the Connecticut Mental Health Center this year.

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Aleksandar Savic, MD

Laboratory Associate in Psychiatry

Visiting Fulbright Scholar

Biography

Dr. Aleksandar Savic received his medical degree from the University of Zagreb School of Medicine, Croatia. After finishing his clinical internship he completed his residency in psychiatry at the University Psychiatric Hospital Vrapce, Zagreb, where he currently holds the position of an attending psychiatrist at the Department of Diagnostics And Intensive Care. Currently he also holds a teaching position at the Department of Psychiatry, University of Zagreb School of Medicine as an assistant....

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