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Gabriel Kreiman, Ph.D.

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National Math Olympiads
Argentine Chemistry Associtation
Milton Clauser Doctoral Prize
Lawrence Ferguzon Prize
2003 - 2006
MIT Dean of Science Whiteman Award
2007 - 2008
Career Development Award
Klingenstein Fund Award
Whitehall Foundation Award
2009 - 2014
NIH New Innovator Award
2010 - 2014
National Science Foundation Career Award
Pisart Award for Vision Research

Kreiman Lab Web Site

Available: 09/01/18, Expires: 08/31/19

Build artificial intelligence algorithms for clinical image analysis. Visit http://klab.tch.harvard.edu for more information

Available: 09/01/18, Expires: 08/31/19

Applications are invited for a Research Assistant position in the Kreiman lab. We are looking for an innovative and enthusiastic researcher person with experience and interest in Neuroscience research. The research efforts will involve conducting neurophysiological and psychophysics studies in human subejcts. For more information, visit http://klab.tch.harvard.edu To be considered for this position please submit your application including

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    Gabriel Kreiman gabriel.kreiman@tch.harvard.edu
    For more information about the lab and recent publications, see: http://klab.tch.harvad.edu/

  • Available: 09/01/18, Expires: 08/31/19

    Build biologically inspired Artificial Intelligence algorithms for visual recognition Visit http://kreiman.hms.harvard.edu for more details

    Available: 09/01/18, Expires: 08/31/19

    This project will focus on understanding the biological codes involved in transcriptional regulation as well as translational regulation. Using computational modeling, high-throughput RNA sequencing data and MS proteomic data, the goal is to unravel the biological mechanisms to control transcription and the relationships between transcript production and protein production. Visit http://klab.tch.harvard.edu for more information.

    Available: 09/01/18, Expires: 08/31/19

    Understand the neuronal circuits and mechanisms for memory formation in the human brain
    Visit http://kreiman.hms.harvard.edu for more information

    Available: 09/01/18, Expires: 08/31/19

    The Kreiman Lab [kreiman.hms.harvard.edu] combines neurophysiological measurements, psychophysics and computational modeling to study the neuronal circuits and mechanisms underlying cognition. The lab has open positions for enthusiastic students interested in research:

    1) Neurophysiology and psychophysics of visual recognition. Our visual system has the remarkable ability of recognizing patterns (e.g. faces) in spite of major changes in the image (e.g. changes in illumination, rotation, etc.). The aim of this project is to combine neurophysiological recordings and quantitative study of behavioral recognition performance to understand how we can recognize objects in a transformation-tolerant manner.
    2) Towards an artificial vision system. The aim of this project is to develop a computational model and algorithm that can mimic and capture the essential principles behind visual recognition in the primate brain. The performance of the computational algorithm will be compared against quantitative behavioral measurements, neurophysiology and will also be tested in real-world recognition applications.
    3) Development of the visual recognition machinery.
    For publications and more information about the lab, please visit us at: http://klab.tch.harvard.edu

    Sample publications:

    Neuron (2011). 69: 548-562.
    Current Biology (2010) 20:872-879.
    Nature (2010). 465:182-187.
    Neuron (2009) 62:281-290.
    Current Opinion in Neurobiology (2007) 17:471-475
    Progress In Brain Research (2007)165C:33-56.
    Science (2005) 310:863-866.
    Nature (2005) 435:1102-

    The research activities and funding listed below are automatically derived from NIH ExPORTER and other sources, which might result in incorrect or missing items. Faculty can login to make corrections and additions.
    1. R21DA042020 (KREIMAN, GABRIEL) Feb 1, 2017 - Jan 31, 2019
      Neural circuits for cognitive control
      Role: Principal Investigator
    2. R21MH107820 (KREIMAN, GABRIEL) Jun 1, 2016 - May 31, 2018
      Neural Circuitry of Threat Perception: Implications for Anxiety and Paranoia
      Role: Principal Investigator
    3. R01EY026025 (KREIMAN, GABRIEL) Mar 1, 2016 - Feb 28, 2019
      Neural dynamics underlying spatiotemporal cognitive integration
      Role: Principal Investigator
    4. R01GM112007 (STEEN, JUDITH A.) Apr 1, 2015 - Mar 31, 2019
      Proteogenomics to characterize novel non-coding and extragenic translation
      Role: Principal Investigator
    5. R21NS070250 (KREIMAN, GABRIEL) Apr 1, 2011 - Mar 31, 2013
      Interictal discharge events: from physiological effects to cognitive consequences
      Role: Principal Investigator

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    1. Ponce CR, Xiao W, Schade PF, Hartmann TS, Kreiman G, Livingstone MS. Evolving Images for Visual Neurons Using a Deep Generative Network Reveals Coding Principles and Neuronal Preferences. Cell. 2019 May 02; 177(4):999-1009.e10. PMID: 31051108.
    2. Kreiman G. It's a small dimensional world after all: Comment on "The unreasonable effectiveness of small neural ensembles in high-dimensional brain" by Alexander N. Gorban et al. Phys Life Rev. 2019 Mar 27. PMID: 30948233.
    3. Madhavan R, Bansal AK, Madsen JR, Golby AJ, Tierney TS, Eskandar EN, Anderson WS, Kreiman G. Neural Interactions Underlying Visuomotor Associations in the Human Brain. Cereb Cortex. 2018 Dec 27. PMID: 30590542.
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    4. Misra P, Marconi A, Peterson M, Kreiman G. Minimal memory for details in real life events. Sci Rep. 2018 Nov 12; 8(1):16701. PMID: 30420740.
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    5. Zhang M, Feng J, Ma KT, Lim JH, Zhao Q, Kreiman G. Finding any Waldo with zero-shot invariant and efficient visual search. Nat Commun. 2018 09 13; 9(1):3730. PMID: 30213937.
      Citations:    Fields:    Translation:HumansCells
    6. Tang H, Schrimpf M, Lotter W, Moerman C, Paredes A, Ortega Caro J, Hardesty W, Cox D, Kreiman G. Recurrent computations for visual pattern completion. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2018 08 28; 115(35):8835-8840. PMID: 30104363.
      Citations:    Fields:    Translation:HumansCTClinical Trials
    7. Palepu A, Premanathan S, Azhar F, Vendrame M, Loddenkemper T, Reinsberger C, Kreiman G, Parkerson KA, Sarma S, Anderson WS. Automating Interictal Spike Detection: Revisiting A Simple Threshold Rule. Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc. 2018 07; 2018:299-302. PMID: 30440397.
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    8. Isik L, Singer J, Madsen JR, Kanwisher N, Kreiman G. What is changing when: Decoding visual information in movies from human intracranial recordings. Neuroimage. 2018 10 15; 180(Pt A):147-159. PMID: 28823828.
      Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
    9. Tang H, Singer J, Ison MJ, Pivazyan G, Romaine M, Frias R, Meller E, Boulin A, Carroll J, Perron V, Dowcett S, Arellano M, Kreiman G. Predicting episodic memory formation for movie events. Sci Rep. 2016 Sep 30; 6:30175. PMID: 27686330.
      Citations: 1     Fields:    
    10. Kreiman G. A null model for cortical representations with grandmothers galore. Lang Cogn Neurosci. 2017; 32(3):274-285. PMID: 29204455.
    11. Gómez-Laberge C, Smolyanskaya A, Nassi JJ, Kreiman G, Born RT. Bottom-Up and Top-Down Input Augment the Variability of Cortical Neurons. Neuron. 2016 Aug 03; 91(3):540-547. PMID: 27427459.
      Citations: 2     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
    12. Tang S, Hemberg M, Cansizoglu E, Belin S, Kosik K, Kreiman G, Steen H, Steen J. f-divergence cutoff index to simultaneously identify differential expression in the integrated transcriptome and proteome. Nucleic Acids Res. 2016 06 02; 44(10):e97. PMID: 26980280.
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    13. Tang H, Yu HY, Chou CC, Crone NE, Madsen JR, Anderson WS, Kreiman G. Cascade of neural processing orchestrates cognitive control in human frontal cortex. Elife. 2016 Feb 18; 5. PMID: 26888070.
      Citations: 4     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    14. Miconi T, Groomes L, Kreiman G. There's Waldo! A Normalization Model of Visual Search Predicts Single-Trial Human Fixations in an Object Search Task. Cereb Cortex. 2016 07; 26(7):3064-82. PMID: 26092221.
      Citations: 3     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    15. Madhavan R, Millman D, Tang H, Crone NE, Lenz FA, Tierney TS, Madsen JR, Kreiman G, Anderson WS. Decrease in gamma-band activity tracks sequence learning. Front Syst Neurosci. 2014; 8:222. PMID: 25653598.
      Citations: 1     
    16. Singer JM, Madsen JR, Anderson WS, Kreiman G. Sensitivity to timing and order in human visual cortex. J Neurophysiol. 2015 Mar 01; 113(5):1656-69. PMID: 25429116.
      Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
    17. Prabakaran S, Hemberg M, Chauhan R, Winter D, Tweedie-Cullen RY, Dittrich C, Hong E, Gunawardena J, Steen H, Kreiman G, Steen JA. Quantitative profiling of peptides from RNAs classified as noncoding. Nat Commun. 2014 Nov 18; 5:5429. PMID: 25403355.
      Citations: 11     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
    18. Tang H, Buia C, Madhavan R, Crone NE, Madsen JR, Anderson WS, Kreiman G. Spatiotemporal dynamics underlying object completion in human ventral visual cortex. Neuron. 2014 Aug 06; 83(3):736-48. PMID: 25043420.
      Citations: 11     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    19. Nassi JJ, Gómez-Laberge C, Kreiman G, Born RT. Corticocortical feedback increases the spatial extent of normalization. Front Syst Neurosci. 2014; 8:105. PMID: 24910596.
      Citations: 9     
    20. Singer JM, Kreiman G. Short temporal asynchrony disrupts visual object recognition. J Vis. 2014 May 12; 14(5):7. PMID: 24819738.
      Citations: 3     Fields:    Translation:HumansCells
    21. Bansal AK, Madhavan R, Agam Y, Golby A, Madsen JR, Kreiman G. Neural dynamics underlying target detection in the human brain. J Neurosci. 2014 Feb 19; 34(8):3042-55. PMID: 24553944.
      Citations: 3     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    22. Murugan R, Kreiman G. Theory on the coupled stochastic dynamics of transcription and splice-site recognition. PLoS Comput Biol. 2012; 8(11):e1002747. PMID: 23133354.
      Citations: 2     Fields:    Translation:HumansAnimalsCells
    23. Bansal AK, Singer JM, Anderson WS, Golby A, Madsen JR, Kreiman G. Temporal stability of visually selective responses in intracranial field potentials recorded from human occipital and temporal lobes. J Neurophysiol. 2012 Dec; 108(11):3073-86. PMID: 22956795.
      Citations: 3     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    24. Hemberg M, Gray JM, Cloonan N, Kuersten S, Grimmond S, Greenberg ME, Kreiman G. Integrated genome analysis suggests that most conserved non-coding sequences are regulatory factor binding sites. Nucleic Acids Res. 2012 Sep; 40(16):7858-69. PMID: 22684627.
      Citations: 10     Fields:    Translation:HumansAnimalsCells
    25. Burbank KS, Kreiman G. Depression-biased reverse plasticity rule is required for stable learning at top-down connections. PLoS Comput Biol. 2012; 8(3):e1002393. PMID: 22396630.
      Citations: 2     Fields:    Translation:HumansCells
    26. Kreiman G, Maunsell JH. Nine criteria for a measure of scientific output. Front Comput Neurosci. 2011; 5:48. PMID: 22102840.
      Citations: 11     
    27. Tang H, Kreiman G. Face recognition: vision and emotions beyond the bubble. Curr Biol. 2011 Nov 08; 21(21):R888-90. PMID: 22075428.
      Citations:    Fields:    Translation:HumansCells
    28. Murugan R, Kreiman G. On the minimization of fluctuations in the response times of autoregulatory gene networks. Biophys J. 2011 Sep 21; 101(6):1297-306. PMID: 21943410.
      Citations: 8     Fields:    
    29. Hemberg M, Kreiman G. Conservation of transcription factor binding events predicts gene expression across species. Nucleic Acids Res. 2011 Sep 01; 39(16):7092-102. PMID: 21622661.
      Citations: 11     Fields:    Translation:HumansAnimalsCells
    30. Fried I, Mukamel R, Kreiman G. Internally generated preactivation of single neurons in human medial frontal cortex predicts volition. Neuron. 2011 Feb 10; 69(3):548-62. PMID: 21315264.
      Citations: 56     Fields:    Translation:HumansCells
    31. Anderson WS, Kreiman G. Neuroscience: what we cannot model, we do not understand. Curr Biol. 2011 Feb 08; 21(3):R123-5. PMID: 21300278.
      Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Animals
    32. Kreiman G. Decoding ensemble activity from neurophysiological recordings in the temporal cortex. Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc. 2011; 2011:5904-7. PMID: 22255683.
      Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
    33. Blumberg J, Kreiman G. How cortical neurons help us see: visual recognition in the human brain. J Clin Invest. 2010 Sep; 120(9):3054-63. PMID: 20811161.
      Citations: 4     Fields:    Translation:HumansAnimalsCells
    34. Agam Y, Liu H, Papanastassiou A, Buia C, Golby AJ, Madsen JR, Kreiman G. Robust selectivity to two-object images in human visual cortex. Curr Biol. 2010 May 11; 20(9):872-9. PMID: 20417105.
      Citations: 14     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    35. Kim TK, Hemberg M, Gray JM, Costa AM, Bear DM, Wu J, Harmin DA, Laptewicz M, Barbara-Haley K, Kuersten S, Markenscoff-Papadimitriou E, Kuhl D, Bito H, Worley PF, Kreiman G, Greenberg ME. Widespread transcription at neuronal activity-regulated enhancers. Nature. 2010 May 13; 465(7295):182-7. PMID: 20393465.
      Citations: 787     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
    36. Quian Quiroga R, Kreiman G. Measuring sparseness in the brain: comment on Bowers (2009). Psychol Rev. 2010 Jan; 117(1):291-7. PMID: 20063978.
      Citations: 6     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    37. Singer J, Kreiman G. Toward unmasking the dynamics of visual perception. Neuron. 2009 Nov 25; 64(4):446-7. PMID: 19945387.
      Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:HumansAnimals
    38. Rasch M, Logothetis NK, Kreiman G. From neurons to circuits: linear estimation of local field potentials. J Neurosci. 2009 Nov 04; 29(44):13785-96. PMID: 19889990.
      Citations: 32     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
    39. Liu H, Agam Y, Madsen JR, Kreiman G. Timing, timing, timing: fast decoding of object information from intracranial field potentials in human visual cortex. Neuron. 2009 Apr 30; 62(2):281-90. PMID: 19409272.
      Citations: 89     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    40. Meyers EM, Freedman DJ, Kreiman G, Miller EK, Poggio T. Dynamic population coding of category information in inferior temporal and prefrontal cortex. J Neurophysiol. 2008 Sep; 100(3):1407-19. PMID: 18562555.
      Citations: 83     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
    41. Kreiman G. Single unit approaches to human vision and memory. Curr Opin Neurobiol. 2007 Aug; 17(4):471-5. PMID: 17703936.
      Citations: 9     Fields:    Translation:HumansCells
    42. Leamey CA, Glendining KA, Kreiman G, Kang ND, Wang KH, Fassler R, Sawatari A, Tonegawa S, Sur M. Differential gene expression between sensory neocortical areas: potential roles for Ten_m3 and Bcl6 in patterning visual and somatosensory pathways. Cereb Cortex. 2008 Jan; 18(1):53-66. PMID: 17478416.
      Citations: 22     Fields:    Translation:Animals
    43. Serre T, Kreiman G, Kouh M, Cadieu C, Knoblich U, Poggio T. A quantitative theory of immediate visual recognition. Prog Brain Res. 2007; 165:33-56. PMID: 17925239.
      Citations: 32     Fields:    Translation:HumansAnimals
    44. Tropea D, Kreiman G, Lyckman A, Mukherjee S, Yu H, Horng S, Sur M. Gene expression changes and molecular pathways mediating activity-dependent plasticity in visual cortex. Nat Neurosci. 2006 May; 9(5):660-8. PMID: 16633343.
      Citations: 79     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
    45. Kreiman G, Hung CP, Kraskov A, Quiroga RQ, Poggio T, DiCarlo JJ. Object selectivity of local field potentials and spikes in the macaque inferior temporal cortex. Neuron. 2006 Feb 02; 49(3):433-45. PMID: 16446146.
      Citations: 86     Fields:    Translation:Animals
    46. Hung CP, Kreiman G, Poggio T, DiCarlo JJ. Fast readout of object identity from macaque inferior temporal cortex. Science. 2005 Nov 04; 310(5749):863-6. PMID: 16272124.
      Citations: 191     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
    47. Quiroga RQ, Reddy L, Kreiman G, Koch C, Fried I. Invariant visual representation by single neurons in the human brain. Nature. 2005 Jun 23; 435(7045):1102-7. PMID: 15973409.
      Citations: 288     Fields:    Translation:HumansCells
    48. Yeo G, Holste D, Kreiman G, Burge CB. Variation in alternative splicing across human tissues. Genome Biol. 2004; 5(10):R74. PMID: 15461793.
      Citations: 173     Fields:    Translation:HumansCells
    49. Crick F, Koch C, Kreiman G, Fried I. Consciousness and neurosurgery. Neurosurgery. 2004 Aug; 55(2):273-281; discussion 281-2. PMID: 15271233.
      Citations: 6     Fields:    Translation:HumansAnimalsCells
    50. Kreiman G. Identification of sparsely distributed clusters of cis-regulatory elements in sets of co-expressed genes. Nucleic Acids Res. 2004; 32(9):2889-900. PMID: 15155858.
      Citations: 16     Fields:    Translation:HumansAnimalsCells
    51. Su AI, Wiltshire T, Batalov S, Lapp H, Ching KA, Block D, Zhang J, Soden R, Hayakawa M, Kreiman G, Cooke MP, Walker JR, Hogenesch JB. A gene atlas of the mouse and human protein-encoding transcriptomes. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2004 Apr 20; 101(16):6062-7. PMID: 15075390.
      Citations: 1579     Fields:    Translation:HumansAnimalsCells
    52. Kreiman G, Fried I, Koch C. Single-neuron correlates of subjective vision in the human medial temporal lobe. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2002 Jun 11; 99(12):8378-83. PMID: 12034865.
      Citations: 37     Fields:    Translation:HumansCells
    53. Rees G, Kreiman G, Koch C. Neural correlates of consciousness in humans. Nat Rev Neurosci. 2002 Apr; 3(4):261-70. PMID: 11967556.
      Citations: 117     Fields:    Translation:HumansAnimalsCells
    54. Krahe R, Kreiman G, Gabbiani F, Koch C, Metzner W. Stimulus encoding and feature extraction by multiple sensory neurons. J Neurosci. 2002 Mar 15; 22(6):2374-82. PMID: 11896176.
      Citations: 14     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
    55. Zirlinger M, Kreiman G, Anderson DJ. Amygdala-enriched genes identified by microarray technology are restricted to specific amygdaloid subnuclei. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2001 Apr 24; 98(9):5270-5. PMID: 11320257.
      Citations: 47     Fields:    Translation:Animals
    56. Kreiman G, Koch C, Fried I. Imagery neurons in the human brain. Nature. 2000 Nov 16; 408(6810):357-61. PMID: 11099042.
      Citations: 62     Fields:    Translation:HumansCells
    57. Kreiman G, Koch C, Fried I. Category-specific visual responses of single neurons in the human medial temporal lobe. Nat Neurosci. 2000 Sep; 3(9):946-53. PMID: 10966627.
      Citations: 98     Fields:    Translation:HumansCells
    58. Ouyang Y, Rosenstein A, Kreiman G, Schuman EM, Kennedy MB. Tetanic stimulation leads to increased accumulation of Ca(2+)/calmodulin-dependent protein kinase II via dendritic protein synthesis in hippocampal neurons. J Neurosci. 1999 Sep 15; 19(18):7823-33. PMID: 10479685.
      Citations: 61     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
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