A $100 million gift to Brown will name Carney Institute for Brain Science to advance discoveries and cures in one of the single largest gifts to the University in its history. Brown News article here. In the opening frames of the video you can see images of data collected by the Desrochers Lab. 

Congratulations to Meghan Hershkowitz and Gabriela Batista who have earned a competitive undergraduate teaching and research award (UTRA) for this summer! More information on the UTRA award here.

Gabriela Batista is currently a sophomore (Class of '20), and has provided a summary of her project. It is below:

As part of Brain Week RI, the Desrochers Lab presented an exhibit at the Brown Brain Fair on Saturday, March 17, 2018 in the recently opened Engineering Research Center at Brown University. Dr. Theresa Desrochers is quoted in an article published by The Brown Daily Herald about the Brain Fair. Brown news story here.

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 competitive 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