Director of the Lab

Prof. Daphne Bavelier

Prof. Daphne Bavelier



Benoit Bediou

Benoit Bediou
(Senior Research Associate)

Swann Pichon

Swann Pichon
(Research and Teaching Fellow)

Eric Ventura

Arthur Nguyen
(PhD Candidate)

Kengo Shibata

Benoit Bediou

Augustin Joëssel
(PhD Candidate)

Kenneth Rioja
(Lab manager)

Santiago Herce Castanon

Claire Lam

Sezen Cekic

Claire Holman
(Teaching and research assistant, ARE)


Past members


Angela Pasqualotto

Angela is now a PhD candidate at the University of Trento in the Observation, Diagnosis and Training Laboratory, who investigates new kinds of treatments for Developmental Dyslexia particularly through cognitive training tools"

Anna Flavia Di Natale

She is now collaborating with the Catholic University of Sacred Heart in Milan in the Laboratory of Interactive Communication and New Technologies. She is currently working on the role of flow in positive technologies, avatar-mediated communication and she is investigating the factors influencing the acceptance of video games as learning tools at school

Albert Buchard

Albert is now working as a AI research scientist at Babylon Health in London

Rebecca Achtman

Rebecca is now an assistant professor in the Department of Psychology at Nazareth College.

Irene Altarelli

Irene is now post-doc in the Cognitive Neuroimaging lab in Paris

Shannon Bailey

Shannon is a game programmer at Bethesda Softworks in Rockville, MD.

Robert Baldwin

Simon Barthelmé

After a postdoc in Alex Pouget's lab, Simon is now Professor at Gipsa-Lab in Grenoble.

Mrim Boutla

Mrim is now co-founder and managing partner of More Than Money Careers, LLC.

Craig Brozinsky

Craig is currently working toward a PhD in UCDavis’s Psychology Program, investigating human memory through brain imaging and patient work.

Pedro Cardoso-Leite 

Pedro is currently ATTRACT fellow at the Luxembourg center for educational testing (LUCET)

Julie Cohen

Julie is a postdoc research fellow at the Brain Imaging Center at McLean Hospital with a cross appointment in Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School.

Dave McColgin

Dave earned his B.A. in BCS in 2003. He went on to study Human-Computer Interaction at Georgia Tech and now researches and designs tools for information visualization at the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory. He went from 96 days of sunshine to 300 and still gets better skiing.

Matt Dye

Matt is now a faculty member in Speech and Hearing Sciences at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He is continuing his studies of cross-modal plasticity in deaf children and running the American Sign Language program.

Aleksandra Fazilpour

Aleksandra is currently a Baggett Fellow (Research Faculty) at the University of Maryland.

David Feder

Nina Fernandez

Nina is a speech-language pathologist who focuses on providing rehabilitation for adults with swallowing and neurogenic disorders in skilled nursing and long-term care facilities.

Julia Föcker

Julia is now assistant professor in clinical neuropsychology at the faculty of psychology and pedagogy at Ludvig-Maximilians University in Munich.

France Ginchereau

Working at the Episcopal Center for Children in Washington, DC.

C. Shawn Green

Shawn is now an Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychology at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Arnaud Guidon

Arnaud is a Ph.D. student in the Biomedical Engineering program at Duke University. He is working in Allen Song’s laboratory at the Brain Imaging and Analysis Center on developing acquisition methods for enhancing spatial and temporal resolution of functional MRI.

Matt Hall

Matt is currently a Ph.D candidate at the University of California at San Diego.

Raylene Harris

Raylene is an associate professor in the department of psychology at Gallaudet University.

Angela Hauser

Angela is now working at RIT as a full-time sign language interpreter for the deaf.

Elisabeth Hirshorn

Elisabeth is now postdoc at Pitts.

Samuel Huang

Sam is a former undergrad & lab tech.

Bjorn Hubert-Wallander

Bjorn is now a graduate student at the University of Washington.

Theodore Jacques

Ted is now a graduate student at UC Riverside.

Adam Katz

Adam is now a graduate student in science policy at Georgetown University.

Elisabeth Klobusicky

Elisabeth is a former research assistant in Rochester’s lab.

Rachel Kludt

Rachel is working as a Teaching Assistant at the Norman Howard School and enrolled in a Special Education Masters program at Nazareth College.

Sharath Koorathota

Sharath is a former lab tech.

Renjie Li

Renjie is currently working at Blizzard Entertainment.

Ashley (Anderson) McDermott

Ash is now now the Senior Manager of Evidence Development and Cognitive Science with Atentiv, Inc. in Waltham, MA.

MaryJo Maciejewski

Katherine Medford

Katherine is a former research assistant in Rochester’s lab.

Teresa Mitchell

Teresa is now a faculty member at the University of Massachusetts Medical School’s Shriver Center in Waltham, Massachusetts where she is studying the development of visual perception in deaf infants, children, and adults. More info…

Tony Monacelli

Tony is a licensed clinical psychologist, currently practicing in Rochester, NY.

Mithun Mukherjee

Mithun is working as a technology licensing associate at the Office of Technology Transfer at the University of Rochester Medical Center. He is also a part-time student at the Simon School of Business.

Aaron J. Newman

Aaron is now an associate professor of cognitive neuroscience and the director of the Neurocognitive Imaging Laboratory at Dalhousie University in Halifax, Nova Scotia.

Riccardo Pedersini

Riccardo is currently post doc with Larry Maloney

Jason Proksch

Aparna Sapre

Aparna now works as a Technical Manager at Optra systems, located in Pune, India. She manages the development of medical imaging applications.

Brooke Schmeltz

Brooke is now a grad student in the Clinical and Social Psych dept at Rochester.

Keith Schneider

Keith works at the Rochester Center for Brain Imaging in Rochester, NY.

Mike Sugarman

Mike is a Ph.D. student in the Clinical Psychology program at Wayne State University. He works with John Woodard investigating strategies for pre-clinical detection of Alzheimer's disease, including fMRI.

Andrea Tomann

Jennifer Vannest

Jennifer is now a research assistant professor in the Division of Neurology and Pediatric Brain Imaging Research Program at Cincinatti Children’s Hospital Medical Center.

Jutta VanStean

Indu Vedamurthy

Indu is a former post doc from the lab.

Gary Volkell

Gary is studying medicine at the New York College of Osteopathic Medicine (NYCOM)

Ruyuan Zhang

Ruyuan is now post doc in Kendrick N Kay's Computational Visual Neuroscience lab at university of Minnesota