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DPRG Postdoctoral Research Training Program

Department of Psychology
 

Current and Former Postdocs


Name and Degree
Years of Training
Mentor(s)
Research Interests & Grant Funding
  

​Katherine Belendiuk, PhD

Recent Trainee

​2013-2014

​Paula Riggs, MD

​Quantifying the longitudinal development of alcohol use disorders as moderated by external psychopathology

Heather Caballes, PhD

Current Trainee

​2013-2015

​Tim Benke, MD PhD

​how disruption of brain chemistry resulting from illness, injury, or traumatic events during development can lead to mental illness such as autism and schizophrenia

Caballes photo

​Anthony R. Cordaro, Jr., MD

Recent Trainee

2011-2013

​Marianne Wamboldt, MD

​Adolescent mental health

Anthony R Cordaro, Jr,  MD
Nicholas Hazel, PhD

Recent Trainee

2011-2013

​Ben Hankin, PhD

​Etiology of mood disorders, especially the relationship of depression to stress exposure and sensitization

Jacob Hines, PhD

Recent Trainee

2011-2013

Bruce Appel, PhD​

mechanisms of neuronal and glial migration, target recognition (neuron-glia interactions, axon guidance, synaptic specificity) and cell interactions (myelination, synapse formation).  Individual NRSA awarded, declined to accept National MS Society grant FG2024-A-1

Kristy R. Howell, PhD

Current Trainee

​2013-2015

​Amanda Law, PhD

The neurobiology role of Akt3 in cognitive development and Schizophrenia​

Kristy Howell, PhD
Anita Quintana, PhD

Current Trainee

2012-2014​

​Bruce Appel, PhD; Tamim Shaikh, PhD

​Developmental biology, and using zebrafish as an animal model to study disease-related phenotypes

Hannah Snyder, PhD

Recent Trainee

​2012-2013

​Ben Hankin, PhD

​the specific neural mechanisms and cognitive processes involved in executive function, how these processes develop in children, and how they are affected by, and affect, psychopathology (especially depression and anxiety)

Hannah Snyder, PhD

​Lindsey Weiler, PhD

Current Trainee

​2013-2015

​Heather Taussig, PhD

​Developing, testing, and optimizing theoretically-grounded prevention and intervention programming to promote healthy development in adolescents, particularly those at risk

​Lisa Wilson, PhD

Current Trainee

2012-2014​

Don Rojas, PhD​

​Utilizing functional neuroimaging techniques to investigate the language impairments found in autism spectrum disorders (ASD) as well as other neurodevelopmental disorders

​Korey Wylie, MD

Current Trainee

​2013-2015

​Jason Tregellas, PhD

​Neuroimaging and genetics

Korey Wylie, MD