Grants and awards

Indiana University Grand Challenge Project

Active 2018 - 2023

  • Characterizing the Course of Long-Term Opioid Use Disorder Recovery and the Impact of Medication Assisted Treatment on Opioid Use Disorder Recovery
  • PI: Cyders

Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award

Active 2019 - 2021

  • F31AA026767
  • National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism
  • The role of positive urgency in alcohol-related risk-taking: a behavioral and neuroscientific investigation
  • PI: Um. Primary Mentor: Cyders

Research Project Grant

Active 2018 - 2023

  • R01AA027236
  • National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism
  • Sex Differences in the Response to Abstinence from Alcohol
  • PI's: Plawecki and Cyders

Indiana Alcohol Research Center Grant

Active 2017 - 2022

  • P60 AA007611
  • National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism
  • PI: Kareken. PI's on Research Component 5: Human alcohol seeking despite aversion: Plawecki and Cyders

Indiana University Grand Challenge Project

Active 2017 - 2020

  • Brief DBT skills program to reduce adolescent drug use in a school-based setting
  • PIs: Zapolski, Cyders, Salyers, Wu, and Aalsma

iPREP: IUPUI Graduate Preparation for the Biomedical and Behavioral Sciences

Active 2013 - 2022

  • R25 GM109432
  • PI: Burr. Mentor and Liaison for Clinical Psychology area: Cyders

IUPUI Alcohol Training Grant

Active 2013 - 2020

  • 5T32AA007462
  • National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism
  • PI: Czachowski. Preceptor: Cyders

Join the lab

Research assistant

We are always looking for hard working, dependable students to join the RISC lab.

Working in a lab as a research assistant allows you to gain some great experience and serious credentials that will help you in your future career path. As a research assistant in the RISC Lab, you will gain hands-on research experience, collaborate with a professor who is an expert in her field, and get to know other professors and graduate students at IUPUI through joint lab meetings.

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Post-baccalaureate fellowship

The Indiana University-Purdue University Post-Baccalaureate Research Education Program (IPREP) prepares recent college graduates, who are students from underrepresented minority or disadvantaged populations, for admission to graduate programs in the biomedical and behavioral sciences.

If you are interested in completing a year-long, post-baccalaureate fellowship in the RISC lab, learn more about the IPREP program.

Clinical Psychology Ph.D. program

For those interested in applying to work in the RISC lab as part of the IUPUI Ph.D. program in Clinical Psychology, Dr. Cyders is planning on accepting a new student to work in the RISC Lab starting in Fall 2021.

Learn more about the Clinical Psychology Ph.D. program.