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Sikoya Ashburn Named L’Oréal 2022 For Women in Science Fellow

Congrats to Dr. Sikoya Ashburn on being awarded the L’Oréal 2022 For Women in Science Fellowship! Check out the video below to learn more about Sikoya and the work she does in the Cohen Lab.

STEAM Career Showcase for Students with Disabilities

  Members of the Cohen Lab recently participated in the 10th annual STEAM Career Showcase for Students with Disabilities at the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences in Raleigh, NC. Students had the opportunity to learn about the brain, play brain trivia, … Continued

Flux 2022 Conference

        Earlier this month, members of the Cohen Lab attended the Flux 2022 conference in Paris, France! This was the first in-person Flux conference in two years. Congrats to Sikoya Ashburn, Arianna Cascone, Mackenzie Mitchell, Tehila Nugiel, … Continued

Erika Successfully Defends Honors Thesis!

Our undergraduate research assistant Erika successfully defended her honors thesis over Zoom at the beginning of this month! The title of her thesis was “Connectivity between emotion regulation brain regions in children with ADHD.” We are proud of her and … Continued

Arianna Cascone

Arianna Cascone Receives SFN Award

Arianna Cascone wins Best Graduate Student Poster at the annual Triangle Society for Neuroscience meeting for her work assessing functional network organization in individuals with Parkinson’s disease (PD). PD is characterized by a range of motor and non-motor symptoms, including … Continued

Dr. Sikoya Ashburn Honored as Rising Star

Dr. Sikoya Ashburn, a postdoctoral fellow in the lab, was named as a Rising Star on Cell Mentor’s list of 1,000 Inspiring Black Scientists in the U.S.! You can see the complete list here: https://crosstalk.cell.com/blog/1000-inspiring-black-scientists-in-america. Congratulations, Sikoya!

Flux Virtual Congress 2020

The Cohen Lab attended Flux Virtual Congress 2020 from September 9th to September 12th. We are honored to continue learning about the most recent advancements and research in developmental cognitive neuroscience, and to contribute to this community by presenting and … Continued

Darius Wins an Award!

Darius presented his poster at the Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students and won an award for having one of the best posters in the social sciences/public health category. Great job, Darius!

UNC Brain Academy 2019

The Cohen Lab at UNC’s Brain Academy! Mackenzie helped start off the day with some science about the brain, while Cheyenne and Cleanthis showed off the EEG and mock MRI scanner. It was great to get underrepresented teens involved in … Continued

Flux 2019

[Top Left: Kelly Eom with her poster, entitled “Effects of methylphenidate on response control and intrinsic whole-brain functional network organization in children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder” Top Right: Cheyenne Bricken with her poster, entitled “Longitudinal trajectories of cortical thickness from birth … Continued

Darius Presents His Poster at Symposium!

Cohen Lab’s RA, Darius Johnson, proudly presents his poster, “Implicit Learning and Reward Seeking Behavior in ADHD” at the Summer Undergraduate Pipeline Research Symposium. Great job, Darius!