Dr.

Harvey Jules Karten

University of California at San Diego, School of Medicine
Neuroscientist; Educator
Area
Biological Sciences
Specialty
Neurosciences
Member Since
2008
Distinguished Professor of Neurosciences. Discovered major sensory visual and auditory pathways to the forebrain in birds and other nonmammalian vertebrates. Solved major question of the evolutionary origins of the mammalian neocortex by demonstrating the presence and phylogeny of cortical neurons in nonmammalian vertebrates. Member National Academy of Sciences. 
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