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Kacie Dougherty

Postdoctoral Scholar
Research Area: Neuroscience

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Representative Publications

Dougherty, K.*, Cox, M.A.*, Westerberg, J.A. & Maier, A. (in press). Binocular modulation of monocular V1 neurons. Current Biology. *co-first author


Cox, M.A., Dougherty, K., Westerberg, J.A., Schall, M.S. & Maier, A. (in revision). Temporal dynamics of binocular integration in primary visual cortex.


Westerberg, J. A., Cox, M.A., Dougherty, K. & Maier, A.  Adaptation of intracortical signaling concurs with enhanced encoding efficiency. bioRxiv, doi: 10.1101/320226.


Dougherty, K., Schmid, M.C. & Maier, A. (2019). Binocular modulation in the lateral geniculate nucleus. Journal of Comparative Neurology, 527:522-534. doi: 10.1002/cne.24417.


Cox, M.A., Dougherty, K., Adams, G.K., Reavis, E.A., Westerberg, J.A., Moore, B.S., Leopold, D.A. & Maier, A. (2019). Spiking suppression precedes cued attentional enhancement of neural responses in primary visual cortex. Cerebral Cortex, 29: 77–90. doi: 10.1093/cercor/bhx305


Dougherty, K., Cox, M.A., Ninomiya, T., Leopold, D.A. & Maier, A. (2017). Ongoing alpha activity in V1 regulates visually driven spiking responses. Cerebral Cortex, 27(2): 1113-1124. doi: 10.1093/cercor/bhv304


Ninomiya, T., Dougherty, K., Godlove, D.C., Schall, J.D. & Maier, A. (2015). Microcircuitry of agranular frontal cortex: contrasting laminar connectivity between occipital and frontal areas. Journal of Neurophysiology, 113(9): 3242-3255. doi: 10.1152/jn.00624.2014


Maier, A., Cox, M.A., Dougherty, K., Moore, B.S. & Leopold, D.A. (2014). Anisotropy of ongoing neural activity in primate visual cortex. Eye and Brain, 6: 113-121. doi: 10.2147/EB.S51822




Gordon Research Conference travel award, 2018

Pat Burns Graduate Student Research Award, 2017

VVRC T32 Graduate Student Research Fellowship 2015-2018

Elsevier/Vision Research Travel Award, Vision Sciences Society 2015

Fine Science Tools Student Travel Award, 2014

Lisa M. Quesenberry Foundation Award, 2013