Congratulations to Nadira Yusif who was selected to be an Associate in the Neuroscience Scholars Program, a competitive graduate training program. Nadira is currently a 2nd year NSGP graduate student here at Brown. More information on the Neuroscience Scholars Program here.

 

As part of Brain Week RI, the Desrochers Lab will be at the Brown Brain fair on Sunday, March 19th, 10am-2pm, in Sayles Hall on the Brown University main green. For more information and directions, see the website listed below. We will have some fun information and activities for kids and adults!

Congratulations to Juliana Trach who has earned a competative undergraduate teaching and research award (UTRA) for this summer! Juliana is currently a junior here at Brown. 

Dr. Desrochers will be visiting Princeton on Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2017. Her talk will be at noon in PSH conference room 101.

The National Science Foundation awarded a four-year grant of $6 million to 14 researchers Aug. 22 for research into the neuroscience of attention.

The scientists include three professors from the University: David Sheinberg, professor of neuroscience and director of the neuroscience graduate program; Theresa Desrochers, assistant professor of neuroscience and Barry Connors, professor of neuroscience and medical science and chair of the neuroscience department.

Dr. Desrochers is part of a large, multi-investigator grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to study attention. Brown news story here.

Dr. Desrochers will be presenting a poster at SFN:
Sequence monitoring in the frontal cortex
Monday, 11/14/2016 morning
Poster Board Number: LLL20

Dr. Desrochers will be at the Neurobiology of Cognition Gordon Research Conference this month (July 24-29) and will be presenting a poster.

MIT front page and news article
Science, Editor's Choice, Cost and outcome shape habit
Video abstract viewable below and at Neuron and YouTube

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