I am originally from: Baltimore, Maryland, USA
Today, I live in: New Haven, CT, USA
My Undergraduate Degree was in: Molecular Biochemistry and Biophysics, BS + MS, from: Yale University
My Graduate Degree was in: Neurobiology & Behavior, from: Columbia University
I currently work at: Yale University
About My Work:
My field of study is: Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder - Neurobiological underpinnings and novel treatments of OCD and Tourette Syndrome
I enjoy this because: It keeps me thinking and often surprises me.
I am currently working on: Novel treatments for OCD based on targeting the neurotransmitter glutamate; animal models of the pathophysiology of OCD and Tourette syndrome
More About Me:
Right Handed or Left Handed: Right
What is your favorite word? Sesquipedalian
What place in the world would you most like to visit? New Zealand
Do you have any nicknames? ChrisPitt
What was the last song that played on your iPod? Dance Me to the End of Love -- Madeleine Peyroux
Favorite Movie: Through the WormholeMonty Python and the Holy Grail
Desk: messy or organized? Messy
How many languages can you speak and what are they? Fluent only in English. Used to be pretty fluent in French, but now very rusty; spotty Spanish.
Do you play any instruments? Used to play the violin, but it would be pretty painful to listen to now!
Your Perfect Pizza: Carmelized onions, feta, fresh tomatoes, fresh basil
If I was not doing what I am doing today, I might be working as: Househusband
Here is what I'd like to share with the world: Nachos