Emily Yao


Emily recently graduated from Boston University in May 2018 with a B.A. in Psychology and a minor in Biology. Prior to joining this lab in January 2018, she worked as an undergraduate research assistant at the Laboratory of Addictive Disorders, studying chronic intermittent alcohol drinking in mice and the role of the Sigma-1 receptor in alcohol self-administration. At the Bryant Lab, she is currently involved in several projects including fine-mapping a region implicated in increased sensitivity to oxycodone in a reduced complexity cross, as well as helping develop a mouse model of Neonatal Opioid Withdrawal Syndrome.