Role: Professional Development Committee Member
Biography: Yasmin Zakiniaeiz is a postdoctoral fellow in the laboratory of Evan Morris and Sherry McKee in the Department of Radiology and Biomedical Imaging at the Yale School of Medicine. Yasmin completed her PhD at Yale University in Neuroscience, studying sex differences in the neural and molecular mechanisms of addiction and how they relate to addictive behaviors. Throughout her PhD, Yasmin was involved in numerous student organizations including the Yale Journal of Biology and Medicine, the Office of Graduate Student Development and Diversity, and Women in Science at Yale (WISAY). Yasmin joined the YPA Professional Development Committee to provide a platform for postdocs to access opportunities to showcase their professional skills.