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 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, 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!
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 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!
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
[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
On Saturday July 13, members of the Cohen Lab visited the Museum of Life and Science in Durham, NC for Super Scientist Saturday. Kids and their parents learned about the brain, played trivia for prizes, made brain hats and pipe-cleaner … Continued
We are excited to announce that we have a new (junior) lab member joining soon! We are so happy for Shana, Simon, and their first little one – Luna. We can’t wait to meet her! Pin the Baby to … Continued
In collaboration with UNC DSN lab, members from the Cohen Lab (Kelly Eom, Sarah Furlong, and Mac Woodburn) welcomed middle school boys around the community to learn more about UNC-CH and about the brain! We all had fun participating in many activities, like brain games … Continued
Our new paper, a collaboration between Dr. Cohen and Dr. Mark D’Esposito at UC Berkeley, was published today in Journal of Neuroscience. You can find a summary here. We found that brain network organization can dynamically reconfigure when cognitive demands … Continued
The Carolina Scientific Magazine, a semesterly publication that focuses on exciting innovations in science and current research at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, has featured Dr. Cohen’s research. Please find the full article here, by undergraduate student Carrington … Continued