Lab Director

Anna Weinberg, Ph.D.

Stony Brook University, 2014

Canada Research Chair in Clinical Neuroscience

Assistant Professor
Department of Psychology 
McGill University 
anna.weinberg@mcgill.ca 

Office:  2001 McGill College, 1407
           ++1 (514) 398 4672
Lab:     2001 McGill College, 1450

Graduate Students

Paige Ethridge

Paige is a fifth-year Ph.D. student in the lab. She received her undergraduate (B.A. Honours, Psychology) from Western University. Paige is currently working on multiple projects related to reward sensitivity and vulnerability to depression. 

Funding:

Doctoral Research Award-- Canadian Institutes of Health Research (2017 - 2020)

Canada Graduate Scholarship – Canadian Institutes of Health Research (2016)

Judith Mappin Fellowship, McGill University (2015)

Aislinn Sandre

Aislinn is a fourth-year PhD student in the TRAC Lab. She received her undergraduate (B.Sc. Honours, Psychology) degree from Queen’s University. She is currently working on a research project to understand how child maltreatment creates maladaptive patterns of attention toward threatening social cues. Aislinn is also interested in examining intergenerational effects of maternal stress on infant stress responsivity and vulnerability for future psychopathology.

Funding:

Judith Mappin Fellowship, McGill University (2016)

Canada First Research Excellence Fund, Healthy Brains for Healthy Lives, Graduate Student Fellowship (2018-2019)

FRQ-S Ph.D. Funding (2019-2021)

Iulia Banica

Iulia is a third-year PhD student. She received her B.Sc. in Honours Psychology from the University of Waterloo. Iulia is particularly interested in investigating the effects of stress and abuse on error and threat processing, and how these relate to anxiety and depression.

Funding:

Canada Graduate Scholarship-- Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (2018)

FRQ-SC Ph.D. Funding (2019-2021)

Clara Freeman

Clara is a second-year PhD student in the lab. She completed her B.A. in psychology at Cornell University. Clara is interested in how social information processing and reward relate to depression and other psychopathology across development. 

Funding:

Tomlinson Fellowship, McGill University (2018-2021) 

Lidia Panier

Lidia is a first-year PhD student in the lab. She completed her M.A. (Social Sciences: Psychology) at the University of Chicago. She is interested in the effects of stress on reward processing across depression and anxiety, as well as the unique differences between these internalizing disorders. 

Lab Coordinator

Héléna Renault

Héléna is a recent graduate of McGill University. She did her second honours thesis on the impact blunted neural response to rewards has on positive affect during times of stress in first-year university students. She is now working as the lab coordinator and continuing this line of research. 

Summer Project Student

Ashley Jussaume

Ashley completed her second honours thesis on the effects of maternal anxiety and parenting styles on infant neural responses to novelty. Ashley is currently working on a summer project regarding how neural processes can modify the effects of experiences in adolescents.

Undergraduate Alumni

Alexandra MacTavish

Megan Baran-Goldwax

Sasha Novozhilova

Kiki Brabander

Ella Christiaans

Fauzia Saiyed

Wendy Wang

Seffie Yip

David Figeuroa Perez

Jiaqi Zhao

Erica Di Caprio

Veronica Rusu

Emily Demers

Karin Cinalioglu

Charlene Osei-Afrifra

Ruby Atesoglu

Alison Yang

Claire Punturieri (Research assistant, Experimental therapeutics and pathophysiology branch of the NIMH)

Ariel Boyle (graduate student, Clinical Psychology, Concordia University)

Iman Lahouaoula

Erin Matsuba (graduate student, psychology, Syracuse University)

Manlu Liu (graduate student, University of British Columbia)

Jamie Borenstein-Laurie (graduate student, Clinical Psychology, Concordia University)

Emma Stewart (graduate student, Neuroscience, University of Western Ontario)

Benazir Hodzic-Santor

Sarah Bernier 

Emilie Hess

Insub Kim (graduate student, Stanford University)

Tiana Corovic (law school, University of Toronto)

Blair Lavery

Agnessa Karapetian

Dila Bilal

Julia Ferrone

Nicole Ledwos (graduate student, integrated program in neuroscience, McGill University)

Catherine Labasi-Sammartino

Christine Koppenaal

Hazal Ozlen (project manager, Villeneuve lab, the Douglas)

​Samantha Scholes

Anne Baptiste (graduate student, Concordia University)

Sarah Lefebvre

Margot Kelly-Hedrick

Emily Snook (Medical student, University of Toronto)

Christine Koppenaal

Margot Kelly-Hendrick

Charles LaPierre

Shannon Dawe

Sarah Sieur

Kelly Cool

Jennifer Burns

Mert Kimyaci

Shona Mistry

Sasha Topilova

Zainab Yahya

Bettina Trabelsi

Rachel Shepherd

Katie Mound

Ellie Basra

Oliver Huang

Friends &

Collaborators

Autumn Kujawa, Vanderbilt University

Melanie Dirks, McGill University

Anja Riesel, Humboldt University

Sarah Racine, McGill University

Alexis May, Wesleyan University

Greg Hajcak, Florida State University

Roman Kotov, Stony Brook University

Stewart Shankman, Northwestern University

E. David Klonsky, University of British Columbia

Christopher Patrick, Florida State University

Norbert Kathmann, Humboldt University

Dan Foti, Purdue University 

Signy Sheldon, McGill University

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