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Jessica Goldblum Awarded NC TraCS Grant

October 19, 2020

Jessica Goldblum, a graduate student in Developmental Psychology, is a 2020 recipient of a North Carolina Translational and Clinical Sciences Institute (NC TraCS) grant. The express purpose of the NC TraCS $2K Pilot Program is to support the generation of … Continued

Meet Luke Nguyen, Class of 2022

October 15, 2020

Meet Luke Nguyen, a Junior majoring in Psychology with minors in Neuroscience and Cognitive Science. During the past summer, he worked on a research project with faculty mentors Dr. Keely Muscatell and Dr. Monica Gaudier-Diaz. In addition, he works in … Continued

19 Undergraduates Inducted into Phi Beta Kappa

October 2, 2020

19 of our Psychology and Neuroscience undergraduates are Fall 2020 initiates of the Alpha of North Carolina Chapter of Phi Beta Kappa. Phi Beta Kappa is one of the oldest and most distinguished of all collegiate honorary societies. Membership is … Continued

Dr. Carol Cheatham Awarded a NIAAA Grant

October 1, 2020

Dr. Carol Cheatham, Associate Professor of Developmental Psychology, is the recipient of a 2020 National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism R21 grant. The National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA) is one of the 27 institutes and centers … Continued

Dr. Sikoya Ashburn Awarded a National Institutes of Health Grant

October 1, 2020

Dr. Sikoya Ashburn, a Postdoctoral Fellow in Cognitive Psychology, is the 2020 recipient of a National Institutes of Health Blueprint Diversity Specialized Predoctoral to Postdoctoral Advancement in Neuroscience (D-SPAN) Award. The purpose of the NIH Blueprint Diversity Specialized Predoctoral to … Continued

Dr. Donald Lysle Awarded National Institute on Drug Abuse Grant

October 1, 2020

Dr. Donald Lysle, a Kenan Distinguished Professor of Behavioral and Integrative Neuroscience, is the recipient of a 2020 R21 grant by the National Institute on Drug Abuse. The National Institute on Drug Abuse R21 Exploratory/Developmental Grant program supports exploratory and … Continued

Dr. Michael Hallquist Awarded a NIMH Grant

September 25, 2020

Dr. Michael Hallquist, Associate Professor of Clinical Psychology and Quantitative Psychology, is the recipient of a 2020 National Institute of Mental Health grant. The National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) is the largest funder of research on mental disorders in … Continued

Dr. John Helminski Recommended to Fulbright Specialist Roster

September 24, 2020

John Helminski, Psy.D, ABPP, Adjunct Assistant Professor of Clinical Psychology, was recently recommended for inclusion on the roster of the Fulbright Specialist Program. Sponsored by the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, the Specialist Program matches … Continued

Dr. Keely Muscatell Awarded BBRF Young Investigators Grant

September 22, 2020

Dr. Keely Muscatell, Assistant Professor of Social Psychology, is the 2020 recipient of a Brain and Behavior Research Foundation Young Investigators grant. The Brain & Behavior Research Foundation (BBRF) announced the awarding of its 2020 Young Investigator Grants, valued at … Continued

Meet Emilia Mazzolenis, Class of 2021

September 15, 2020

Meet Emilia Mazzolenis, a Senior double-majoring in Psychology and Economics with a minor in Statistics and Analytics. She works in Dr. Bharathi Zvara’s laboratory in the Gillings School of Public Health as a Research Assistant and is an Undergraduate Research … Continued