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The Team


Alaina Jaster, PhD

Alaina Jaster is the co-founder of Psychedelic Brain Science and host of YBOS. She received her PhD in Pharmacology & Toxicology from VCU, where she studied various psychedelics and their effects on rodent models of substance use disorders. She is passionate about bridging the gap between clinical and preclinical research, and hopes to do that with scientific communication. Alaina loves to talk about everything and anything, even when unprompted. Follow her on twitter @JasterAlaina

Zarmeen Zahid

Zarmeen Zahid is the co-founder of Psychedelic Brain Science and the host of YBBS. She is a neuroscientist studying psychedelics and neural plasticity using electrophysiology and psychopharmacology at the University of Wisconsin - Madison. As a Pakistani immigrant who landed in NYC she is passionate about discovering and exploring different perspectives on all things especially psychedelic science. Follow her on twitter @Zarmeen_Z

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