Great job on your presentations!

Great job to all of our research assistants who presented their projects at the Westchester Undergraduate Research Conference 2019: AnaCristina Bedoya, Jane Shnayder, Mateusz Wysocki, Michelle Senra, Jeenia Zaki, and Izabela Konopko.

Recent Mentions of SIP Findings

Read about how environmental stress can be passed on through pregnancy.

Read about the effects of maternal depression and Superstorm Sandy on pregnant women.

Read about the influence of in-utero exposure.

Read about how important prenatal maternal depression is.

Congratulations Johnny!

Congratulations to Johnny Lopez (Masters Student) on being selected for a Japanese government funded fellowship to be trained in neuroscience research in Japan. He is going to Toyohashi University of Technology (TUT), Hamamatsu University of Medicine, and Tokyo University for two months in the summer!


Thank You CUNY Graduate Center!

Check out this fascinating and timely research article published by Laurie Takarn on “Superstorm Sandy’s Effects on Infants.” Congratulations to Dr. Yoko Nomura and Jessica Buthmann for being quoted!

We hope it brings attention to our work!

Congrats Mahathi!

Congratulations Mahathi Kosouri (doctoral student) on passing her first doctoral exam. Keep up the great work!


Congratulations Dr. Yoko Nomura!

Congrats to our principal investigator, Dr. Yoko Nomura on her presentation: “Children of Superstorm Sandy: The Epigenetic and Developmental Impact of Natural Disaster.” It was an excellent talk!



Congratulations to Jessica Buthmann (doctoral student) for being mentioned in the Theravive regarding her published paper, “Infant Temperament: Repercussions of Superstorm Sandy-Related Maternal Stress.”

Click here to read the article.


Congratulations to Our Graduates!

Congratulations to Alissa Belzie, Ena Rasic, Katarina Wengerter, Mariyanthie Linaris, Rachel Gohari, Sheena Pierre, and Zaneb Akbar for graduating this spring! We are very proud of them and wish them much success in their future endeavors!

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Congratulations to Patricia M. Pehme (doctoral student) for winning the 2018 Seymour Fogel PhD Travel Award! She will be using the award to attend the Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory (CSHL) Epigenetics & Chromatin meeting this September!

32nd Annual Sigma Xi Research Day at Queens College

Great job to all of our research assistants who presented their projects at the 32nd Annual Sigma Xi Research Day at Queens College: AnaCristina Bedoya, Ilana Nudman, Jane Shnayder, Zaneb Akbar, Riya Kaushal, Zian Jeffery, Mateusz Wysocki, Michelle Senra, Rachel Gohari, and Mariyanthie Linaris.

Click here to take a look at all of their wonderful projects!

Congratulations to Mariyanthie Linaris for winning the prize for “Best Poster” for her project “Examining the Impact of Prenatal Cannabis Exposure on Postnatal Cortisol Levels in Children.” This is the second year in a row that a research assistant in our lab has won this award!