Khalin E. Nisbett
Khalin E. Nisbett is a Ph.D. candidate in the Graduate Program in Neuroscience at the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) and a predoctoral fellow at the National Institute on Drug Abuse. Khalin began her dissertation work under the tutelage of Dr. Michael E. Ragozzino in the UIC Department of Psychology and is continuing this work at the National Institute on Drug Abuse under the tutelage of Dr. George F. Koob. She is studying the role of the brain oxytocin system in rodent models of anxiety and depression in an attempt to uncover the mechanism through which oxytocin is regulating emotions and helping to improve mood, anxiety and other related disorders. Khalin previously earned her Master of Science degree with a major in Chemistry from Wayne State University, Michigan and her Bachelor of Science degree with a Major in Chemistry and Associate of Science degree with a major in Physics from the University of the Virgin Island, U.S. Virgin Islands.