Aaron Eisen is working to achieve a B.S. in social science with a minor in psychology at Portland State University. He is an intern with the 21BrainStudy, the ADHD study, and the Spina Bifida National Registry study. Aaron also volunteers with NW NOGGIN, a neuroscience outreach group designed to enthuse the community about ongoing tax payer supported neuroscience research. He plans to pursue an advanced degree in behavioral neuroscience following his graduation this spring. Aaron's professional interests relate to the influence of epigenetics on substance use disorders and their impact on executive functions.
Elise graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Madison with degrees in Biology and German. She currently works in the Hospital School at Doernbecher Children's Hospital as an educational assistant. With an interest in a career in medicine, she's curious about how access to and quality of education affect adolescent health and brain development.
Elizabeth is an undergraduate at Lewis &Clark College studying Psychology and Neuroscience. In the lab, she is an intern for the ABCD study. In the future, Elizabeth hopes to work as a neuropsychologist with children and adolescence.
Katie is a senior receiving her B.S in Psychology at Portland State University. Her professional interests include psychopathology and behavioral neuroscience. She plans to be a medical doctor working in the field of forensic psychiatry or neurology. Katie is a research volunteer in the ABCD study.
Noemi Martinez Gonzalez
Noemi is currently pursuing my Bachelor's degree in Psychology at Portland State University. In addition to volunteering with the ABCD study, she works as an ABA therapist for kids on the autism spectrum. Noemi also helps conduct research for the Listos program, which aims to prepare Hispanic children for pre-school. Aside from academia, she enjoys binge-watching TV series, exercise, and different forms of art such as drawing and dance.