Nicole Capik



I am a second year Neurobiology student in the Kash Lab. After receiving my BSc in Psychology and Statistics at JMU, and my MA in Psychology from UNCW, I worked as an Intramural Research Training Award Fellow in the Laboratory for Integrative Neuroscience at NIAAA/NIH.  In my free time, I enjoy cycling and yoga.


My research interests include identifying the neurocircuitry underlying alcohol use, stress, and stress resiliency, utilizing slice electrophysiology, behavioral, and optogenetic approaches.


(Student Pubs under two names, Nicole Capik & Nicole Crowley)




2013: Pre-doctoral NRSA from the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism