Asti Jackson, PhD
Assistant Professor Adjunct of Psychiatry
Research & Publications
Dr. Asti Jackson is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychiatry at Yale School of Medicine. She received her PhD in Behavioral Pharmacology at Virginia Commonwealth University in 2017. During her doctoral studies she investigated the role of nicotinic acetylcholine receptors in mouse models of nicotine dependence.
Her current research utilizes experimental paradigms and focuses on prioritized groups in tobacco research: adolescents, people who smoke menthol cigarettes and Black people.
Education & Training
- PhDVirginia Commonwealth University, Pharmacology (2017)
- BSGeorgia State University, Biology (2013)
Honors & Recognition
|Pediatric Loan Repayment Award||National Institute on Drug Abuse||2019|
|Junior Investigator Award||Research Society on Alcoholism||2019|
|Learning for Early Careers in Addiction and Diversity Scholar||University of California, San Francisco||2019|
|Health Disparities Travel Award||Society for Research on Nicotine and Tobacco||2019|
|NIDA Director’s Travel Award||College on Problems of Drug Dependence||2018|