September’s featured WISER Woman is Dr. Carissa Philippi, Associate Professor of Behavioral Neuroscience at University of Missouri St. Louis. Her research aims to understand the brain circuits underlying self-related processes, in both the healthy and dysfunctional brain (e.g., psychiatric illness). Self-related processing is essential for normal social and emotional functioning. In addition to her fascinating research, Dr. Philippi also volunteers her time as an officer with the Graduate Women in Science: STL Chapter. Learn more about her work here.