Lab Manager

Abigayle McClendon, BS. Abigayle is the Lab Manager for the FamCAN Lab. She has spent the last three years as a research assistant at the FamCAN Lab, the Minnesota Center for Twin and Family Research (MCTFR), and the Cognitive Development and Neuroimaging Lab, including a year of funding on a NIAAA Diversity Grant and a summer as a McNair Scholar. Her primary interest centers on promoting equity and representation of BIPOC and LGBTQ+ communities within academic and research institutions. Additionally, her research interests include the transmission of internalizing disorders and the use of neuroimaging to detect the development of these disorders. She hopes to attend graduate school and obtain a PhD in clinical or developmental psychology.