Katherine Weiner (Fallen)

Ph.D. 2014


Thesis Title:

Contributions of visual area V4 to rapid shape detection

Current Position:

Senior Clinical Research Specialist, Medtronic

Undergraduate Institution and Major/Degree:

Vanderbilt University, B.S., Neuroscience, 2006

Major Advisor(s):

Geoff Ghose, Ph.D.

Lab Rotations:

  • Mark Masino
  • Eric Newman

Conferences Attended and Presentations:

Conferences Attended:

  • Society for Neuroscience annual meeting - Fall 2008, 2010, 2012

Committee Members:

  • James Ashe - Chair
  • Daniel Kersten
  • David Redish
  • Geoff Ghose - Advisor

Awards and Honors:

  • Graduate School Fellowship 2008-2011
  • Morris Smithberg Memorial Prize 2009
  • Frieda Martha Kunze Fellowship 2012-2013


  • Weiner KF, Ghose GM. Population coding in area V4 during rapid shape detections. J Neurophysiol. 2015;113(7):3021-3034.
  • Weiner KF, Ghose GM. Rapid shape detection signals in area V4. Front Neurosci. 2014 Sep 16;8:294.
  • Harrison IT, Weiner KF, Ghose GM. Inattention blindness to motion in middle temporal area. J Neurosci. 2013;33(19):8396-410

Home Town:

  • Evansville, IN
Katherine Weiner (Fallen)