Undergraduate Research Assistants – MIND LAB

Undergraduate Research Assistants


Vibha Moorthy

Vibha is a senior majoring in BCN with a minor in Creative Writing. She is interested in learning how epigenetics affects development in children and adolescents. In the future, she hopes to be a pediatric neurologist and an advocate for better mental health resources. In her free time, Vibha loves to read, dance, watch football, and spend time with her friends.


Sahana Raja

Sahana is a junior majoring in Biopsychology, Cognition, and Neuroscience and is planning to dual degree in Public Health. Sahana is interested in adolescent psychiatry, specifically the pathogenesis of psychiatric disorders. In her free time, Sahana likes to write songs, play guitar and piano, hang out with her A Capella group, and kayak.


Alexa Cohen

Alexa is a junior double majoring in Psychology and Organizational Studies. She is particularly interested in adolescent psychopathology and ways the environment, specifically parenting, influence the development of internalizing disorders. In the future, she hopes to attend graduate school for either school or clinical psychology. In her free time, Alexa enjoys exercising, baking, and spending time with family and friends.


Jenna Al-Nouri

Jenna is a junior majoring in Biopsychology, Cognition, and Neuroscience with a minor in Arab and Muslim Studies. She is interested in learning how areas in the brain and an individual’s environment can affect their behavior. In her free time, Jenna enjoys baking, dancing, and going for walks. 


Ruchi Shah

Ruchi is a junior majoring in Biopsychology, Cognition, and Neuroscience on the pre-medical track. She is particularly interested in developmental psychology and how the childhood environment affects neurodevelopmental disorders. In her free time, Ruchi enjoys watching new movies and spending time with friends and family. 


Gjulia Camaj

Gjulia is a junior majoring Psychology with an interest in Crime & Justice. She is interested in adolescents, specifically how adverse experiences during childhood affect physical and mental development in adulthood. In her free time, Gjulia enjoys being outside, spending time with friends and family, and trying new food around Ann Arbor 


Amelia Schock

Amelia is a junior majoring in Psychology. She is particularly interested in child & adolescent psychopathology and mental health. In her free time, she enjoys reading, trying new restaurants, and spending time with friends and family. 


Maeve Lucas

Maeve is an undergraduate studying Biopsychology, Cognition, and Neuroscience. She is particularly interested in how the environment and genetics play a role in adolescent psychopathology. After graduating, she hopes to earn a PhD in clinical psychology. During her free time she enjoys yoga and spending time outdoors. 


Amela Halkic

Amela is a sophomore double majoring in Psychology and Spanish. She is particularly interested in child development and psychopathology in disadvantaged communities. She hopes to pursue a PhD in Clinical Psychology in the future. In her free time, Amela enjoys cooking, reading, and spending time with family and friends.


Anders Hansen

Anders is a freshman double majoring in Biology, Health and Society and French on a pre-medical studies track. He is particularly interested in understanding the roles of environment and genetics on neurological and physical development. In his free time, Anders enjoys reading, listening to music and skiing.


Audrey Song

Audrey is a sophomore studying Biopsychology, Cognition, and Neuroscience. She is particularly interested in child/adolescent psychopathology and hopes to earn an MD in pediatric psychiatry in the future. In her free time, Audrey enjoys baking, listening to music, and spending time with friends and family.


Lindsay Kasprowicz

Lindsay is a junior double majoring in BCN and Cognitive Science with a minor in Medical Anthropology. She is interested in adolescents and psychopathology. In her free time, she enjoys trying new restaurants in Ann Arbor, going on walks, and spending time with friends and family.


Brooke Forrey

Brooke Forrey is a sophomore at the University of Michigan majoring in Biopsychology, Cognition, and Neuroscience. She is particularly interested in forensic psychopathology and she aims to pursue a career that focuses on enhancing the mental health/justice system for juveniles. In her free time, she enjoys dancing with my hiphop team, going to concerts, and traveling with friends and family.


Skye Thompson

Skye is a junior at the University of Michigan majoring in Biopsychology, Cognition, and Neuroscience (BCN). She is particularly interested in researching the neural correlates of different mental illnesses and disorders relating to sensation and perception. In her free time, she enjoys thrifting, going on walks, and spending time with friends and family. 


Aryan Yellisetti

Aryan is a neuroscience major at UM. He is from Northville, MI. He likes reading, spending time with family and friends, and watching TV. 


Nora Halloran

Nora is a sophomore pursuing a dual degree in Psychology and Public Health. She is interested in the development of psychiatric disorders as well as how various social determinants of health influence their manifestation and progression. In her free time, Nora enjoys hiking, watching new movies, and drawing and painting.


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