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April 2016

Brown University has named Diane Lipscombe,

professor of neuroscience, to lead the Brown

Institute for Brain Science in its multidisciplinary

mission of advancing research, technology and

education in areas ranging from basic science to

the clinic. A scientist, researcher and award-

winning teacher, Lipscombe has served as

interim director of BIBS since January 2015.

March 2016

For her studies on how distraction affects motor

learning and action, National Science Foundation

recognizes Assistant Professor Joo-Hyun Song

with a CAREER award, which she’ll use to

advance her research.

Robbert Creton, from Department of Molecular

Biology, Cell Biology and Biochemistry (MCB) has

joined the CVR faculty.

Karen Schloss from Cognitive, Linguistic and

Psychological Sciences (CLPS) has joined the

CVR faculty.


The Center for Vision Research strives to bring leading vision

researchers to Brown that conduct important and innovative

research at the frontiers and interfaces of conventional vision

research disciplines.