Prescilla Garcia-Trevizo is a doctoral student at the Biobehavioral Health program. Her research interests are:
- genetic and epigenetic contributions to the susceptibility of adolescents to nicotine; and
- characterizing long-term effects of nicotine exposure utilizing behavioral, molecular, and bioinformatic methods.
Her Prevention and Methodology Training (PAMT) mentors are Thomas Gould, Jean Phillips Shibley Professor of Biobehavioral Health at Penn State; and Helen Kamens, associate professor of biobehavioral health at Penn State.
The Prevention and Methodology Training (PAMT) program, funded by a T32 grant from the National Institute on Drug Abuse, trains predoctoral and postdoctoral researchers in the integration of prevention science and statistical methodology for the behavioral sciences.