Kristina Nielsen PhD

Assistant Professor of Neuroscience




Nauhaus , I., Nielsen, K.J., Building maps from maps in primary visual cortex. Current Opinion in Neurobiology. 24: 1-6, 2014.

Nauhaus, I.*, Nielsen, K.J.*, Disney, A.A., Callaway, E.M., Orthogonal micro-organization of orientation and spatial frequency in primate primary visual cortex. Nature Neuroscience. 15(12): 1683-1690, 2012. *, equal contributions. 

Nielsen, K.J., Callaway, E.M., Krauzlis, R.J., Viral vector-based reversible neuronal inactivation and behavioral manipulation in the macaque monkey, Frontiers in Systems Neuroscience 6:48. doi:10.3389/fnsys.2012.00048, 2012.  [pdf]

Nauhaus, I., Nielsen, K.J., Callaway, E.M., Nonlinearity of two-photon Ca2+ imaging yields distorted measurements of tuning for V1 neuronal populations. Journal of Neurophysiology 107(3): 923-936, 2012.  [pdf]

Marshel, J.H., Mori, T., Nielsen, K.J., Callaway, E.M., Targeting single neuronal networks for gene expression and cell labeling in vivo. Neuron 67(4): 562-574, 2010.

Nielsen, K.J., Logothetis, N.K., Rainer, G., Object features used by humans and monkeys to identify rotated shapes. Journal of Vision 8(2): Article 9, 1-15, 2008.  [pdf]

Nielsen K.J. and Callaway, E.M., More than a feeling: sensation from cortical stimulation. Nature Neuroscience 11(1): 10-11, 2008.

Nielsen, K.J. and Rainer, G., Object recognition: Similar visual strategies of birds and mammals. Current Biology 17(5): R174-R176, 2007.

Nielsen, K.J., Logothetis, N.K., Rainer, G., Dissociation between LFP and spiking activity in macaque inferior temporal cortex reveals diagnosticity-based encoding of complex objects. Journal of Neuroscience 26(38), 9639-9645, 2006.  [pdf]

Nielsen, K.J., Logothetis, N.K., Rainer, G., Discrimination strategies of human and rhesus monkeys for complex visual displays. Current Biology 16, 814-820, 2006.  [pdf]

Kayser, C., Nielsen, K.J., Logothetis, N.K., Fixations in natural scenes: an interaction of image saliency and content. Vision Research 46(16), 2535-2545, 2006.

Ghazanfar, A.A., Nielsen, K., Logothetis, N.K., Eye movements of monkey observers viewing vocalizing conspecifics.Cognition 101(3): 515-529, 2006.