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About

The Computational Connectomics (CoCo) Laboratory is a part of the Department of Radiology at Weill Cornell Medicine in New York, NY and the Computational Biology and Statistics and Data Science Departments at Cornell University. Our lab, spanning two of Cornell's campuses in Ithaca and Manhattan, focuses on using quantitative methods (including AI) applied to MRI-based measures of brain anatomy and physiology to understand the mysteries of the human brain. One major interest of our lab is in uncovering network-level mechanisms of impairment and recovery after neurological injury or disease, including traumatic brain injury, multiple sclerosis and stroke. If we can understand brain-behavior relationships, we may be able to develop accurate diagnostics, prognostics and individualized therapeutics that can boost recovery after neurological disease or injury.

Interested in joining the lab?

We strive to maintain a diverse and inclusive environment, where everyone feels supported and free to share their ideas. While studies have shown that diverse environments make for better science, we also think it is the right thing to do to create a fair and just world.

 

Come work with us! We have positions available for graduate students and postdoctoral fellows, including in AI and computational neuroimaging for Women's Brain Heath. Please email a CV and cover letter describing your research interests to amk2012@med.cornell.edu

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News & Updates

2024.5.03

Emily's post-stroke brain-impairment mapping paper using ENIGMA data has been accepted to Brain Communications.

2024.5.02

Christie passed her ACE and is now a PhD candidate!

2023.12.05

Ceren's most recent paper on ordering structural disconnectivity profiles in individuals with MS is out now in Brain Communications!

2023.10.23

Zijin's paper on modulating brain activity using images was published in Communications Biology. Congrats!

2023.10.5

Amy was awarded the Mentor of the Year award from the Neuroscience graduate program at WCM

2023.9.15

Visiting student Marie Hedo earned her thesis with fantastic marks! Congrats!

2023.6.13

Zijin defended her thesis today in truly spectacular form, congrats!

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Louisa was awarded a predoctoral fellowship on WCM's T32 NIDA training grant!

2023.5.25

Louisa passed her ACE with flying colors - congrats!

2023.4.12

Hussain's paper is out now!

2023.4.07

Parker defended his thesis beautifully, and we are excited for him to transition to postdoc!

2023.3.22

Emily defended her thesis with flying colors, we are so proud!

2023.3.03

Ceren's newest paper is out now!

2023.2.03

Ceren was awarded a prestigious NMSS career transition award. Congrats!

2023.1.12

Parker's latest paper is out today!

2022.12.17

Zijin's latest paper is out now!

2022.11.21

Ceren's latest paper with the lab is out now!

2022.10.03

Parker's first paper is out now in Nature Communications - congrats! News story here

 

2022.09.21

Emily's second paper in our lab was published today in Communications Biology!

2022.09.21

Amy was named a Distinguished Investigator by the Academy for Radiology & Biomedical imaging Research

2021.10.08

Emily's first paper in our lab was published today in NeuroImage!

2021.09.08

Ceren's paper was published today in NeuroImage:Clinical!

2021.09.08

Ceren's paper in Brain and Behavior was published today!

2021.08.12

Zijin's first paper was published today in Nature Communications and had some fantastic press here and here. Nice work!

2021.05.19

Parker and Amy's new preprint was featured in The Guardian. Congrats Parker and Amy! Please see Media for details.

2021.05.01

Amy was just awarded an R01 from the NIMH through the BRAIN initiative. Yay!

2021.03.19

Both Zijin and Emily received OHBM Merit Awards for their abstracts. Theirs were in the top 10 out of over 1200 submissions!

2021.03.19

Lisa successfully passed her PhD candidacy exam. Congrats, PhD candidate Lisa!

2021.03.17

Elvisha successfully defended her thesis today! Congratulations on a well-deserved title of Doctor. We are so proud of you!

2021.03.10

Elvisha's paper on predicting cognition from FC and SC got accepted at Human Brain Mapping!

2021.03.05

Ceren and Amy were awarded a pilot grant to investigate the effect of menopause on women with multiple sclerosis.

2021.03.01

Elvisha was awarded the prestigious Kavli Postdoctoral Fellowship to support her position at Yale. Congrats!

2021.02.04

Ceren Tozlu was awarded the prestigious Postdoctoral Fellowship Grant from the National Multiple Sclerosis Society. Congratulations Ceren!

2020.11.23

Amy, Keith and co-investigator Sudhin Shah's work is featured in this month's NYP's Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

2020.11.12

Amy's paper in Current Opinion in Neurology was published today.

2020.10.21

Amy Kuceyeski and Mert Sabuncu were awarded a Multi-Investigator Seed Grant from the Office of Academic Integration for their project Creating and Validating a Novel, Non-Invasive Method for Targeted Brain Activation
Congrats Amy and Mert!

2020.10.06

We are pleased to announce that Sneha Pandya has officially joined the CoCo Lab as a research associate! 
Welcome Sneha! 

2020.06.25

We are pleased to announce that Parker Singleton has officially joined the CoCo Lab as a doctoral student. Welcome Parker!

2020.06.15

Amy and Keith's Human Brain Mapping paper on TBI recovery was chosen to be included in the Editor's Choice Collection for 2020 and was nominated for the Best Paper Award at OHBM 2020. Congrats Amy and Keith! 

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