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Kohitij Kar

Kohitij Kar

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Kohitij Kar
Assistant Professor



Eligible to Supervise

Biology Graduate Program

About Me

Kohitij Kar is currently a Postdoctoral Associate in the DiCarlo Lab at the McGovern Institute for Brain Research at MIT. He completed his Ph.D. in the Department of Behavioral and Neural Sciences at Rutgers University in New Jersey (PhD advisor: Bart Krekelberg) in 2015. His current research work is primarily focussed towards using a variety of experimental and computational techniques to build better models of primate visual cognition.


Primate visual intelligence, primate in-vivo neurophysiology, visual object recognition, artificial intelligence, deep neural networks, visual cognition, chemogenetic perturbation

Research Areas

Physiology and Neuroscience