Shelly Flagel

Office Room:
1024
Office Building:
MBNI
Faculty
Admission Year:
2015
Subdivision:
Behavioral and Systems Neuroscience
Biography/Resume: 

PhD, University of Michgian

Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Molecular & Behavioral Neuroscience Institute

We are a behavioral neuroscience lab focused on understanding both the behavioral and neurobiological factors that contribute to individual differences in reward learning and susceptibility to addiction. We are interested in the psychological mechanisms that underlie and influence appetitive Pavlovian learning and the neural circuitry involved in these processes.

Dr. Flagel is an alumni of the Neuroscience Graduate Proram and now an Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychiatry. She was recently accepted as an Associate Member to the American College of Neuropsychopharmacology and named a Kavli National Academy of Sciences Fellow as a participant in the Japanese American Frontiers of Science Symposium. Her research focuses on understanding the behavioral and neurobiological factors that contribute to individual differences in reward learning and susceptibility to addiction. She is specifically interested in the psychological mechanisms that underlie and influence appetitive Pavlovian learning and the neural circuitry involved in these processes. You can view her publications via Google Scholar here: https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=oQSFp00AAAAJ&hl=en&oi=ao. Additional information about her lab can be found at: www.flagellab.com.