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Joost Maier, Ph.D.Wake Forest School of Medicine

Joost Maier, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor,

Contact Information

Academic: 336-713-4760 | Department: 336-716-4368


Education & Training

  • Ph.D., Max Planck Institute-Germany, 2006
Joost Maier, Ph.D.

Joost Maier, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Neurobiology & Anatomy
Center on Diabetes, Obesity, and Metabolism

Research Interests

Taste Perception; Auditory Perception; Olfactory Perception; Olfactory Pathways; Visual Perception
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Contact Information

Academic: 336-713-4760 | Department: 336-716-4368


Recent Publications

Single-neuron responses to intraoral delivery of odor solutions in primary olfactory and gustatory cortex. Maier JX.. J Neurophysiol. 2017;117(3):1293-1304.

Sensory cortical activity is related to the selection of a rhythmic motor action pattern. Li JX, Maier JX, Reid EE, Katz DB.. J Neurosci. 2016;36(20):5596-5607.

Dynamic taste responses of parabrachial pontine neurons in awake rats. Baez-Santiago MA, Reid EE, Moran A, Maier JX, Marrero-Garcia Y, Katz DB.. J Neurophysiol. 2016;115(3):1314-1323.

Olfactory preferences are just a matter of taste: retronasal learning requires taste cortex [abstract]. Blankenship ML, Katz D, Maier JX.. Chem Senses. 2016;41(7):E36-E37.

A multisensory network for olfactory processing. Maier JX, Blankenship ML, Li JX, Katz DB.. Curr Biol. 2015;25(20):2642-2650.

The taste system modulates smell perception via neural interactions at the level of primary sensory cortex [abstract]. Maier J, Katz D.. In: Abstracts of the 2015 Annual Meeting of the International Multisensory Research Forum; 2015 June 13-16; Pisa (IT). 2015;():T2.1.

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Assistant Professor, Neurobiology & Anatomy

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