Chao Qi, PhD, JD, MBA

Graduation: 05/2011
Advisor: Kalin, Ned
Current Position: Associate Attorney
Patents and Innovations Group
Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati
San Diego, CA
Research Interest: Rodent behavioral inhibition: models to examine molecular underpinnings of anxiety in the amygdala
Email: chao (dot) qi (dot) 2014 (at) lawmail (dot) usc (dot) edu

Alumni News

  • Chao is currently representing inmates in prison while in law school. He finds it interesting and challenging. He works mainly with juveniles with out parole.


  • Qi C, Roseboom PH, Nanda SA, Lane JC, Speers JM, and Kalin NH (2010).Anxiety-related behavioral inhibition in rats: a model to examine mechanisms underlying the risk to develop stress-related psychopathology. Genes Brain Behav. 9:974-984. PMCID: PMC2975876
  • Nanda SA, Qi C, Roseboom PH, and Kalin NH (2008). Predator stress induces behavioral inhibition and amygdala somatostatin receptor 2 gene expression.Genes Brain Behav. 7:639-648. PMCID: PMC2776032