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Dr. Georg Ammer

GSN Alumnus SS 2018

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Thesis Title: Functional Dissociation of Neural Circuits for Motion Vision in Drosophila

Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Alexander Borst


Leonhardt, A.*, Ammer, G.*, Meier, M., Serbe, E., Bahl, A., Borst, A. Asymmetry of Drosophila ON and OFF motion detectors enhances real-world velocity estimation. Nature Neuroscience, 2016 May;19(5):706-15. doi: 10.1038/nn.4262.

Bahl, A., Serbe, E., Meier, M., Ammer, G., Borst, A. Neural mechanisms for Drosophila contrast vision. Neuron, 2015 Dec 16;88 doi:10.1016/j.neuron.2015.11.004

Ammer, G.*, Leonhardt, A., Bahl, A., Dickson, B.J., Borst, A.* Functional specialization of neural input elements to the Drosophila ON motion detector. Current Biology, 2015 Aug 31;25:2247-2253. doi: 10.1016/j.cub.2015.07.014

Cuntz, H., Foerstner, F., Schnell, B., Ammer, G., Raghu, S.V., Borst, A. Preserving neural function under extreme scaling. PLOS One, 2013 Aug 19;8(8):e71540. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0071540.

Maisak, M.*, Haag, J.*, Ammer, G., Serbe, E., Meier, M., Leonhardt, A., Schilling, T., Bahl, A., Rubin, G.M., Nern, A., Dickson, B.J., Reiff, D.F., Hopp, E., Borst, A. A directional tuning map of elementary motion detectors in Drosophila. Nature, 2013 Aug 8;500(7461):212-6. doi: 10.1038/nature12320.

Bahl, A., Ammer, G., Schilling, T., Borst, A. Object tracking in motion-blind flies. Nature Neuroscience, 2013 Jun;16(6):730-8. doi: 10.1038/nn.3386.