Lab Members

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Michelle Mendoza, Lab Manager

Michelle received her BA in Psychology from Rutgers University in 2018. She has been a research assistant for Dr. Barry Komisaruk since 2017 and is currently in a Post-baccalaureate program at Rutgers. She aspires to obtain a PhD in Clinical Psychology. Outside of the lab, her interests include cooking and traveling. What makes her most happy is working out and spending time with family and friends.

Research Assistants

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Kainaat Anwar

Kainaat is a junior with a major in Psychology and a minor in Cognitive Neuroscience. She also attends Seton Hall University for Army ROTC and is expecting to graduate in 2020 as a medical officer in the US Army. Her goal is to pursue a PhD in Neuroscience. What makes her most happy is spending time with her family, working out, and silent reading.

 

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Paula Alves-Czachor

Paula is a senior with a double major in Biology and Psychology and a minor in International Affairs. She is contemplating whether to pursue a PhD in Clinical Psychology or to become a Physician Assistant. In either field, she would love to work with children. Outside of the lab, her hobbies include hiking, leisure reading, event planning, and photography. What makes her most happy is spending time with family and friends and making other people feel loved.

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Shivangi Sharma

Shivangi is a junior with a double major in Global Management and Psychology and a minor in Cognitive Neuroscience. Her goal is to obtain a PhD in Neuroscience. Outside of the lab, she runs a program that tutors refugee children in which she finds immense joy.

 

 

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Zakiyyah Ibrahim

Zakiyyah is a junior with a double major in Psychology and Sociology. Her goal is to become a clinical psychologist and open a practice in her hometown, Sierra Leone, West Africa. Outside of the lab, her interests include painting, watching movies, traveling, reading, and photography. She finds happiness in having peace of mind, fruits, and creative outlets.