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MBI Researchers Awarded New Collaborative Grant

MBI Professors Ernst Niebur and Rudiger von der Heydt were awarded a new NIH research grant, in collaboration with Prof. Ralph Etienne-Cummings of the Department of Electrical and Chemical Engineering. The grant, titled “Neuronal mechanisms of perceptual organization in the primate visual system,” combines experimental and theoretical studies with neuromorphic engineering implementations to elucidate the… Read more »


Nielsen Publishes in Neuron

MBI Assistant Professor Kristina Nielsen published a research article in the journal Neuron. In collaboration with researchers at the Salk Institute, Nielsen and her colleagues demonstrated a new organizing principle of how visual features are mapped efficiently in the primary visual cortex of macaque monkeys.


Niebur Lab Receives New Grant from ONR

MBI Professor of Neuroscience Ernst Niebur has been awarded a new grant from the Office of Naval Research. The title of the grant is “Bayesian approach for integrating spatial and temporal information during scene analysis.”