Ambarish S. Pawar

Neuroscientist & Electrophysiologist

Salk Institute for Biological Studies
La Jolla, CA


I am a neuroscientist with a background in bioengineering. I am interested in understanding how neuronal circuits in the brain give rise to sensory experience.

My research focuses on the use of behavioral measures and in vivo electrophysiology to understand how activity of neurons in the visual cortex correlates with perceptual behavior of animals. I use computational models to frame hypotheses about the underlying neuronal circuits that gave rise to experimentally observed responses of visual neurons.


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[+] Tuning properties of cortical neurons
[+] Rapid measurements of contrast sensitivity in monkeys
[+] Light sensitive molecular structures as therapy for blindness
[+] Differentiation of stem cells in monkey models of stroke
[+] Adaptation to direction of motion in humans



Thriving on teamwork: new research shows how brain cells filter information in groups
EurekaAlert | December 31, 2018
How Brain Cells Filter Information in Groups
Neuroscience news | December 31, 2018
Thriving on teamwork: New research shows how brain cells filter information in groups
ScienceDaily | January 1, 2018
Neurons Are Not Stringent To Details After All: Study
MedIndia | January 2, 2018

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