Dr. Martin Paré is a Professor in the Depts of Biomedical & Molecular Sciences and Psychology at Queen's University. He is a member of Queen's Centre for Neuroscience Studies and Biological Communication Centre, which includes a group of researchers from both Queen's University and University of Toronto.

Born in Montréal, Dr. Paré graduated from Université de Montréal with a B.Sc. degree in Biology. He then moved to McGill University, where he completed a Ph.D. at the Montréal Neurological Institute in the Department of Neurology & Neurosurgery under the supervision of Daniel Guitton. Before becoming a Queen's faculty member, he took postdoctoral training with Robert H. Wurtz in the Laboratory of Sensorimotor Research at NIH after a short fellowship with Douglas P. Munoz at Queen's University.


Alain Guillaume is an Associate Professor from 
Aix-Marseille University, Laboratory of Cognitive Neuroscience – CNRS, Marseille, France. Dr. Guillaume is visiting from October 2015 to September 2016. Our collaborative research focuses on the neural basis of motor learning using functional brain imaging.


Catherine Crandell is a Research Assistant, who oversees several pharmacological projects. She is a graduate from the Registered Veterinary Technology Program at St-Lawrence College, Kingston (2012), and competed a BA in Psychology at Dalhousie University (2007).

Brittney Armitage-Brown is a Research Assistant in charge of animal care.

Jarrett Barber works in the laboratory as a computer programmer. He completed a B.Sc.H. in Physics at Queen's University (2013).


Dominic Standage obtained his Ph.D. degree in Computer Science from Dalhousie University under the supervision of Dr. T. Trappenberg. He joined the lab in 2014 and his research focuses on modeling working memory at the synaptic level.


Saba Farbodkia is a PhD candidate in the Neuroscience Program at Queen's University. She joined the laboratory after completing a M.Sc. in Neuroscience the Bahai Institute for Higher Education (BIHE), Tehran, Iran.

Mavis Kusi
is a PhD candidate in the Neuroscience Program at Queen's University. She joined the laboratory after completing a MSc in Occupational Therapy at Queen's University (2011) and a BA in Psychology at University of Toronto (2007).



Post-doctoral Fellows

K. Johnston (PhD)
E. Brunamonti (PhD)
C. Boudet (PhD)

Graduate Students

J. Beuk (PhD)
C. Nahanni (PhD)
K. Shen (PhD)

G.S. Day (MSc)
I.T. Everdell (MSc)
E. Heyselaar (MSc)
C. Li (MSc)
J. Manjunath (MSc)
M. Oemisch (MSc)
N.W.D. Thomas (MSc)
L. Thurston (MSc)
J. Valero (MSc)
M. Warfe (MSc)

A. Wilson (MSc)


Dr. Clayton E. Curtis is an Associate Professor of Psychology at New York University (New York, NY). Our collaborative work investigates the nature of the inhibitory control of action in humans.

Dr. Laurent Madelain is a Professor of Psychology at Université Charles-de-Gaulle Lille III, Lille, France. Our collaborative work investigates the role of reinforcement on movement control and regulation.

Dr. Kevin G. Munhall is a Professor of Psychology at Queen's University. Our collaborative work investigates the integration of audiovisual communicative signals.

Dr. Jeffrey D. Schall is the E. Bronson Ingram Professor of Neuroscience at the Center for Integrative & Cognitive Neuroscience of the Vanderbilt University Vision Research Center (Nashville, TN). Our collaborative work investigates the neural basis of visual selection and action control.