James DiCarlo

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James J. DiCarlo
Bornc. 1968 (age 51–52)
Alma materNorthwestern University
Johns Hopkins University
AwardsAlfred P. Sloan Research Fellowship
McKnight Scholar Award in Neuroscience
Scientific career
InstitutionsJohns Hopkins University
Baylor College of Medicine
ThesisThe spatial and temporal structure of neural receptive fields in area 3b of primary somatosensory cortex in the alert monkey (1998)
Doctoral advisorsKenneth O. Johnson
Steven S. Hsiao

James Joseph DiCarlo (born c. 1968) is an American neuroscientist currently the Peter de Florez Professor of Neuroscience at Massachusetts Institute of Technology.


DiCarlo received his BS in biomedical engineering at Northwestern University in 1990. He then attended the MD PhD program at Johns Hopkins University and graduated in 1998.[1] After spending two years as a postdoctoral researcher in primate visual neurophysiology at Baylor College of Medicine, he joined the faculty at MIT in the Brain and Cognitive Sciences Department.


  1. ^ "James DiCarlo". Simons Foundation. Retrieved 8 May 2017.