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Jacob Westerberg

Graduate Student
Research Area: Neuroscience

Bottom-up and Top-down Influences on Stimulus Encoding in Visual Cortex

Representative Publications

(4) Westerberg, J. A., Cox, M. A., Dougherty, K., and Maier, A. (2017). Repetitive stimulation enhances V1 encoding efficiency. Neuron (submitted).

(3) *Lowe, K. A. and *Westerberg, J. A. (2017). Encoding salience and stimulus repetition. The Journal of Neuroscience (under review).

(2) Cox, M. A., Dougherty, K., Adams, G. K., Reavis, E. A., Westerberg, J. A., Moore, B. S., Leopold, D. A., and Maier, A. (2017). Laminar activity profile indicating feedback-induced response suppression in primate visual cortex. Cerebral Cortex. doi: 10.1093/cercor/bhx305

(1) Crisp, K. M., *Sutter, E. N., and *Westerberg, J. A. (2015). Pencil and Paper Neural Networks: An Undergraduate Laboratory Exercise in Computational Neuroscience. The Journal of Undergraduate Neuroscience Education, 14(1), A13-A22.


2017, NRSA Predoctoral Fellowship (NEI, VVRC)

2017, Fine Science Tools Travel Award (Fine Science Tools, Inc.)

2016, Nu Rho Psi Induction (Nu Rho Psi - Neuroscience Honor Society)

2016, Center for Integrative Studies Ken Bonde Award (St. Olaf College)

2016, Collaborative Undergraduate Research and Inquiry Travel Award (St. Olaf College)

2015, Department of Psychology Research Award (St. Olaf College)

2015, Sigma Xi Induction (Sigma Xi - Research Honor Society)    

2015, Grass Foundation Travel Award (Faculty for Undergraduate Neuroscience)

2014, Society for Neuroscience Annual Meeting Travel Award (Society for Neuroscience)

2013, Collaborative Undergraduate Research and Inquiry Travel Award (St. Olaf College)

2013, Piper Center for Vocation and Career Grant Award (St. Olaf College)