Nicole joined the DCN lab in March 2022 as an undergraduate research assistant. She is a sophomore in Columbia College, majoring in Neuroscience & Behavior while following the Pre-Med track. Born and raised in Goiânia, Brazil, Nicole came to the U.S. to pursue her education and dive deep into her passions -- the human body and mind. In the lab, Nicole has worked coding for the COVID Mother Baby Outcomes Project, and will start working with the LEAP Project. Outside of the lab, Nicole enjoys traveling, watching series, and biking around NYC.