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Kacie Dougherty

Postdoctoral Scholar
Research Area: Neuroscience

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Representative Publications

Westerberg, J. A., Cox, M.A., Dougherty, K. & Maier, A. (accepted). V1 microcircuit dynamics: Altered signal propagation suggests intracortical origins for adaptation in response to visual repetition. Journal of Neurophysiology.

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

Dougherty, K.*, Cox, M.A.*, Westerberg, J.A. & Maier, A. (2019). Binocular modulation of monocular V1 neurons. Current Biology, 29(3): 381-391. doi: 10.1016/j.cub.2018.12.004 *co-first author

Dougherty, K., Schmid, M.C. & Maier, A. (2018). Binocular modulation in the lateral geniculate nucleus. Journal of Comparative Neurology, 1-13. 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. (2017). Spiking suppression precedes cued attentional enhancement of neural responses in primary visual cortex. Cerebral Cortex, 1-14.

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.

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.

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.


Bob Fox Award of Excellence in Postdoctoral Research, Department of Psychology, Vanderbilt University, 2019

NEI Postdoctoral Travel Grant, 2019

Gordon Research Conference travel award, 2018

Pat Burns Graduate Student Research Award, Department of Psychology, Vanderbilt University, 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