Professor Karin Nordstrom

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Professor, College of Medicine and Public Health, Flinders University, 2020-

Associate Professor, College of Medicine and Public Health, Flinders University, 2017-2019

Senior Lecturer, Anatomy & Histology, School of Medical Sciences, Flinders University, 2015-2017

Senior Researcher, Department of Neuroscience, Uppsala University, 2013-2015

Swedish Research Council (VR) Research Fellow, Department of Neuroscience, Uppsala Uni, 2009-13

Australian Research Council Research Fellow (3 year fellowship), The University of Adelaide, 2008-09

Lecturer in Physiology (continuing appointment), The University of Adelaide, 2007-2009

Post doc, School of Molecular and Biomedical Science, The University of Adelaide, 2004-2007

In my group we use hoverflies to understand how the nervous system codes visual information. We use a range of techniques, such as electrophysiology of single neurons in the fly brain, quantitative behavior, free flight experiments, and field site measurements. Our neuroethological approach allows us to use behaviorally relevant stimuli in more controlled laboratory experiments.

Research Interests

My primary research interest in understanding the neural computations underlying motion vision in small brains. You can read more about my research by following the link to my homepage. I am currently looking for people to join my lab. If you are interested, contact me for an appointment.


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