1. Profile
  2. Joseph Pitock

Joseph Pitock BS

Joseph Pitock
  • Research Specialist – Natural Sciences
Gender Pronouns
  • he/him
Contact Information
  • jrpitock [at]
  • School of Public Health / Psychiatric Institute (SPHPI)
    1601 W. Taylor St.
    SPHPI MC 912
    Chicago IL 60612
  • Room #:232A

Joseph Pitock is the current lab manager of the Glover Lab in UIC’s Center for Alcohol Research in Epigenetics where he provides administrative and research support on projects investigating the neurobiological underpinnings of addiction, specifically reward and aversion. Joseph received his BS in Psychology, with minors in Mathematics and Neuroscience from Bradley University. During his time as an undergraduate he was involved in several research labs exploring topics: ostracism’s impact on college student binge drinking, CBD’s therapeutic effects on PTSD, and a self-math overlap manipulation and its effect on math anxiety.

  • academic

    Addiction, Computer Science, Data Analytics, Histology, Mental Health, Neural Circuitry, and Psychology


  • personal

    Film and Digital Photography, Linguistics, Music, Social Justice, and Traveling

  • u-opioid receptor expression in the LHb and RMTg