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The REWARD Lab has recently launched, and Dr. Natania Crane is interested in mentoring or collaborating with individuals who are excited about understanding the brain and behavioral risk factors of Substance Use Disorders and co-occurring mental health disorders (e.g., depression, anxiety).

If you are a undergraduate student, graduate student, medical student, or intern, please inquire about opportunities in the lab by emailing me at ncrane3atuic [dot] edu. Please be sure to include an up-to-date version of your resume or curriculum vitae.

If you are a looking for a research assistant position or postdoctoral fellowship, please inquire about opportunities in the lab by emailing me at ncrane3atuic [dot] edu. Please be sure to include an up-to-date version of your resume or curriculum vitae.

Julia Brooks MA

  • Graduate Research Assistant

Julia is currently a doctoral student in the Clinical Psychology program at the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC). Her research interests lie in examining behavioral and neural components involved in the interplay between anxiety, depression, and substance use, particularly cannabis and nicotine use.

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Milena Radoman MS

  • Graduate Research Assistant
Milena is a graduate student in the CoNECt Lab with Dr. Olusola A. Ajilore. She received her B.A. in Neuroscience from Wellesley College in 2015. Milena is working under a joint mentorship between Dr. Olusola A. Ajilore and Drs. K. Luan Phan and Stephanie M. Gorka (currently at the Ohio State University). Her research focuses on identifying the neurobiological risk factors for mood and substance use disorders, with a specific emphasis on individual differences in threat and reward responding. Milena’s long-term objective is to translate knowledge gained from her research into the development of more effective prevention, intervention and treatment efforts for patient populations.

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