Nick Cochran, PhD

Dr. Nick Cochran obtained his undergraduate degree in chemical engineering and completed a senior honors thesis in the lab of Dr. Douglas Martin at Auburn University in 2010. Nick completed his PhD in neurobiology in the lab of Dr. Erik Roberson at UAB in 2015. He is currently a postdoctoral fellow in the lab of Dr. Richard Myers at the HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology and investigates the human genetics and genomics of neurological diseases. In all of his research roles, Nick has contributed to research for Alzheimer’s disease and other neurodegenerative diseases.