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Aljoscha Leonhardt

Dr. Aljoscha Leonhardt

GSN Alumnus WS 17/18


Phone: +49 (0)89 / 8578-3289

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Nationality: German

Topic of Thesis: Circuits and Algorithms underlying Drosophila Motion Vision in Natural Environments

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.
Nat Neurosci. 2016 May;19(5):706-15. doi: 10.1038/nn.4262. PubMed PMID: 26928063.

Serbe E, Meier M, Leonhardt A, Borst A. Comprehensive Characterization of the
Major Presynaptic Elements to the Drosophila OFF Motion Detector. Neuron. 2016
Feb 17;89(4):829-41. doi: 10.1016/j.neuron.2016.01.006. PubMed PMID: 26853306.

Ammer G, Leonhardt A, Bahl A, Dickson BJ, Borst A. Functional Specialization
of Neural Input Elements to the Drosophila ON Motion Detector. Curr Biol. 2015
Aug 31;25(17):2247-53. doi: 10.1016/j.cub.2015.07.014. PubMed PMID: 26234212.

Sobolev A, Stoewer A, Leonhardt A, Rautenberg PL, Kellner CJ, Garbers C,
Wachtler T. Integrated platform and API for electrophysiological data. Front
Neuroinform. 2014 Apr 23;8:32. doi: 10.3389/fninf.2014.00032. PubMed PMID:
24795616; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4005939.

Maisak MS, Haag J, Ammer G, Serbe E, Meier M, Leonhardt A, Schilling T, Bahl
A, Rubin GM, Nern A, Dickson BJ, Reiff DF, Hopp E, Borst A. A directional tuning
map of Drosophila elementary motion detectors. Nature. 2013 Aug
8;500(7461):212-6. doi: 10.1038/nature12320. PubMed PMID: 23925246.


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