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Thomas Wachtler-Kulla

Prof. Dr. Thomas Wachtler-Kulla

GSN associate faculty, GSN Ombudsman


Scientific Director German Neuroinformatics Node (G-Node)

GSN Ombudsman: neutral, independent, confidential, and informal students´ counselling to help resolve sensitive issues and conflicts


Ludwig-Maximilians-University Munich
Dept. Biology II
Computational Neuroscience
Großhadernerstr. 2
D-82152 Planegg-Martinsried

Room: B01.055
Phone: +49 (0)89 / 2180-74810
Fax: +49 (0)89 / 2180-74803


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Research focus: Neural mechanisms of visual perception, coding and contextual processing in vision, color vision, neuroinformatics

Key words: Principles of neural processing, visual system, sensory coding, computational modeling, psychophysics, neuroinformatics, research data management

GSN students

Selected publications:

Greene G, Gollisch T, Wachtler T (2016) Non-linear retinal processing supports invariance during fixational eye movements. Vision Res 118:158-170. doi: 10.1016/j.visres.2015.10.012

Kellner CJ, Wachtler T (2016) Stimulus size dependence of hue changes induced by chromatic surrounds. J Opt Soc Am A 33:A267-A272. doi: 10.1364/JOSAA.33.00A267

Garbers C; Wachtler T (2016) Wavelength discrimination in drosophila suggests a role of Rhodopsin 1 in color vision. PLoS One 11:e0155728. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0155728

Klauke S, Wachtler T (2015) "Tilt" in color space: Hue changes induced by chromatic surrounds. J Vis 15:17. doi: 10.1167/15.13.17

Kellner CJ, Wachtler T (2013) A distributed code for color in natural scenes derived from center-surround filtered cone signals. Front Psychol 4: 661. doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2013.00661