Katarina Bendtz

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Postdoc, Human Frontiers Science Program Cross Disciplinary Fellow
Department:  Ophthalmology, Boston Children's Hospital

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Katarina is working in the Kreiman lab on neurophysiological data (intracranial recordings) and computational modelling of object recognition in the top-down modulation phase. She is also working on visual conciousness. She collects data at Boston Children's Hospital and Brigham and Women's Hospital. 

Katarina obtained her PhD in experimental particle physics working at the ATLAS experiment at the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) at CERN. Her main research focus was the search for the beyond standard model particles magnetic monopoles. She also participated in cross disciplinary research together with geophycisists searching for magnetic monopoles in volcanic rock. After her PhD she moved disciplines to congitive neuroscience and did a post doc at Stockholm University studying pragmatic skill before joining the Kreiman lab in Jan 2020. 

Her main research interestes are (computational modelling of) vision, consciousness and visual learning.