Leora YetnikoffDivision of Humanities and Social Sciences - Psychology
Dr. Leora Yetnikoff joins CSI with extensive experience and training in behavioral, cellular and molecular neuroscience as well as in neuroanatomy. She received her BA (Honors) in Psychology from Concordia University (Montreal) in 2005 and her PhD in Neuroscience from McGill University (Montreal) in 2011. She was a postdoctoral fellow at St Louis University School of Medicine (St Louis, 2011-2014) and at Columbia University (New York, 2014-2016). Her research goals are to elucidate the genetic and environmental factors that orchestrate the development of motivation- and reward-relevant neural circuitry.