Shahin Nasr, PhD

Professional Information

Experience: 

Instructor in Radiology, Harvard Medical School
Assistant in Neuroscience, Massachusetts General Hospital

Education: 

PhD Cognitive Neurosciences, Institute for Studies in Theoretical Physics and Mathematics (IPM), 2009

Position: 
Martinos Faculty

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Mailing Address

Building 149, Room 2301
13th Street
Charlestown, MA 02129 USA

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Biosketch

   I am studying brain visual cortex in humans and monkeys using fMRI/ERP techniques.  My main interests include neural correlates of face, scene and object perception and also understanding effect of top-down control on neural response within visual areas.

Most recent papers:

   Nasr S., Tootell RBH (in press) Role of fusiform and anterior temporal cortical areas in facial recognition. Neuroimage.
   Nasr S., Tootell RBH (in press) A cardinal orientation bias in scene-selective visual cortex. Journal of Neuroscience.
   Nasr S., et al. (2011) Scene-Selective Cortical Regions in human and nonhuman primates. Journal of Neuroscience 31(39):13771-13785.