Olusola Alade Ajilore

    Email Address: oajilore@uic.edu
    College: Medicine Department: Psychiatry
    Title: Center for Depression and Resilience Professor
    Office: PI 586 Phone: 312-413-4562
    Webpage: https://brain.uic.edu
    Participating in the Chancellor’s Undergraduate Research Awards program: Yes

    Research Interest:
    Brain imaging
    Mood Disorders
    Anxiety Disorders
    Digital phenotyping
    Digital mental health
    Health equity
    Machine learning/AI

    Minimum time commitment in hours per week: 10-12

    Qualifications of a Student:
    Students should have completed their first year as an undergrad prior to applying. Students with majors in neuroscience, psychology, or biology are preferred. Availability during the summer is preferred but not required.

    Brief Summary of what is expected from the student:
    Students are expected to be reliable and show up when they are scheduled, be on time, and be focused and professional while in the lab. Students will be trained on various clinical lab procedures including running participants, EEG setup and recording, transcranial electrical stimulation set up, EEG preprocessing, and heart rate preprocessing. The project explores the relationship between theta synchrony and depression, anxiety, and emotion dysregulation in participants with internalizing psychopathologies by utilizing individualized neuromodulatory methods.

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