Sandhya Narikuzhy is currently an MSc candidate in the Neuroscience program at McMaster University under the supervision of Drs. Andrew Nicholson and Margaret McKinnon. Her current research focuses on investigating the neural correlates of minority stress using fMRI and machine learning techniques. Sandhya completed her undergraduate degree at McMaster University in the Life Sciences program, specializing in Psychology, Neuroscience, and Behaviour. Additionally, she worked extensively at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) examining the effects of cognitive behavioural interventions on psychosocial disorders in the adult Chinese and related diaspora populations.