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Mon 18th July 2016
Kristina Nielsen on How the Brain Turns Pixels into Objects
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Interviewed by Catherine Gara
Kristina Nielsen is an assistant professor of neuroscience with the Zanvyl Krieger/Mind Brain Institute. She studies how nerve cells are organized in the brain’s visual areas to enable object recognition.
How did you get into science?NIELSEN: I come from a scientific family. My dad and uncle are physicists, and one of my grandfathers was an engineer. At university in Germany, where I grew up, I started studying physics because I liked it ...
Publications from Primary Faculty Members - July 2016
Na Y, Park S, Lee C, Kim DK, Park JM, Sockanathan S, Huganir RL, Worley PF. Real-Time Imaging Reveals Properties of Glutamate-Induced Arc/Arg 3.1 Translation in Neuronal Dendrites. Neuron. 2016 Jul 5. pii: S0896-6273(16)30294-X. doi: 10.1016/j.neuron.2016.06.017. [Epub ahead of print]
Wagatsuma N, von der Heydt R, Niebur E. Spike Synchrony Generated by Modulatory Common Input through NMDA-type Synapses. J Neurophysiol. 2016 J...