News and research highlights from the department "Circuits - Computation - Models"

Omnipresent and yet hardly explored: Electrical synapses

Omnipresent and yet hardly explored: Electrical synapses more

The algebra of neurons

The algebra of neurons

February 23, 2022

Study deciphers how a single nerve cell can multiply more

Recognition for outstanding publications by young scientists

Young Scientist Award 2020 goes to Nikolai Hörmann and Nate Nejc Dolensek more

The complex task of staying on course

To fly straight, fruit flies need the ability to detect motion. more

The protein dress of a neuron

New method marks proteins and reveals the receptors in which neurons are dressed more

Everything is relative: How flies see the world

The neural code in the fly brain continuously adapts to environmental conditions more

Otto Hahn Medals 2019

Otto Hahn Medals 2019

June 25, 2019

Aljoscha Leonhardt and Georg Ammer are being honored for their outstanding research more

Multitasking with perfection: Nerve cell works like 1400 individual cells

Amacrine cell in the fruit fly visual system consists of electrically isolated subunits more

Young Scientist Award

Inês Ribeiro and Arne Fabritius recognized for their outstanding publications more

ANA 2018 Best Thesis Award for Georg Ammer

Recognition for outstanding PhD thesis on fly motion vision more

Three nerve cells are sufficient to steer a fly

HS cells correct an unwanted rotation movement by slowing down the legs more

LC10 – the neuron that tracks fruit flies

How visual information about other flies reaches the male brain more

<p>Award for outstanding publications of young scientists </p>

Tobias Rose and Co-first authors Matthias Meier und Etienne Serbe receive „Young Scientist Award“ more

The more active the fly, the faster its brain works

Neurobiologists discover important characteristics of the motion detector in the fly brain more

Neuron unites two theoretical models on motion detection

Computation of motion by T4 cells in the fly brain more complex than previously believed more

Outstanding research and publications

Alex Mauss and Fiona Müllner receive Young Scientist Award more

Neuronal calculations consider expectations

The fly brain takes typical features of the environment into account when calculating motion more

Cells that show where things are going

Neurobiologists characterize nerve cells that detect motion by light changes more

Relative perception of the world

Optical illusions show how the fly brain processes contrast and motion information more

Surprising similarity in fly and mouse motion vision

Motion direction is computed by similar types of neural circuits more

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