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Named one of 20 Pew Scholars for 2007

Named as one of 20 U.S. Pew Scholars in biomedical science in 2007, Dr. Bart Krekelberg is the associate director of the Center for Molecular and Behavioral Neuroscience (CMBN). He also is the associate director of the Rutgers University Brain Imaging Center.

Born in the Netherlands, Krekelberg received master’s degrees in theoretical astrophysics and cognitive artificial intelligence from Utrecht University before proceeding to the University of London (King's College), where he received his doctoral degree in mathematics in 1997. Prior to joining the faculty of CMBN in 2005, Krekelberg worked as a post-doctoral fellow at Ruhr University in Bochum, Germany, and as a research associate at the Salk Institute in La Jolla, California.

Krekelberg’s research on eye movements, visual perception, and the mechanisms of transcranial stimulation is supported by the Eye Institute of the National Institutes of Health and has been published in Nature, Current Biology, Neuron, and many other leading journals in the field.

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