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Liliana is a PhD student at the Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich as part of the International Max Planck Research School for Translational Psychiatry (IMPRS-TP), and she has been a visiting student at the SGDP Centre since January 2019.

She holds a master’s degree in Cognitive Neuroscience from Maastricht University and a bachelor’s degree in Psychology from the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM).

Research interests

  • Biological (brain structure, genetics) and environmental factors (trauma, urban environment) involved in psychopathology
  • Developmental trajectories of psychopathology
  • Transdiagnostic and network approaches to psychopathology


  • Resting state functional connectivity of the anterior striatum and prefrontal cortex predicts reading performance in school-age children. Alcauter, S., García-Mondragón, L., Gracia-Tabuenca, Z., Moreno, M. B., Ortiz, J. J., & Barrios, F. A., 2017, In: Brain and language. Research output: Contribution to journal – Article. DOIS: