BRANE Lab 2018-19 Successes

Congratulations to our BRANE lab members on all their hard work this past year!


Jennifer Yi matched for internship at Durham VA Medical Center and successfully defended her dissertation.

Yun Chen successfully proposed his dissertation.

Elizabeth Reese passed her comprehensive exam.

Catherine Paquette successfully proposed her Masters thesis and was awarded the UNC Injury Prevention Research Center (IPRC) Injury and Violence Prevention (IVP) Fellowship.

Surabhi Swaminath has been accepted to Clinical Psychology Ph.D. program at University of South Dakota at Vermillion.

Stephanie Martin has been accepted to Doctor of Pharmacy program at University of North Carolina Eshelman School of Pharmacy at Chapel Hill.

Elissa Scherer successfully defended her senior honors thesis and was hired for two positions post graduation (1) Research Assistant at the Carolina Population Center, (2) Public Health Analyst at RTI International.

Kate Foray was hired as an Intramural Research Training Award (IRTA) intern to Dr. Grillon at National Institutes of Mental Health in the Neurobiology of Fear and Anxiety lab.

Nick Rosenthal was awarded the Lindquist Undergraduate Research Grant to conduct research on campus antisemitism and was hired as an intern with the American Academy of Addiction Psychiatry.

Dillon Rubalcava was awarded the J. Steven Reznick Diversity and Psychological Research Grant.