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Tobias Bonhoeffer

Prof. Dr. Tobias Bonhoeffer

Regular member MCN, GSN core faculty


Head of Dept. Synapes - Circuits - Plasticity, MPI Neurobiology


Max Planck Institute of Neurobiology
Dept. Synapes - Circuits - Plasticity
Am Klopferspitz 18
D-82152 Martinsried

Phone: 49 (0)89 / 8578 3751
Fax: +49 (0)89 / 8578 3700


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Research focus: Synaptic plasticity, learning and memory, activity-dependent, development, visual system, hippocampus

Key words: Cellular neurobiology, systems neurobiology

GSN Students: Sandra Reinert, Matthew McCann

Selected publications:

Falkner S*, Grade S*, L Dimou, Conzelmann K-K, Bonhoeffer T, Götz M*, Hübener M*. (2016). Transplanted embryonic neurons integrate into adult neocortical circuits. Nature 539:248-253 *equal contributions

Rose T, Jaepel J, Hübener M, Bonhoeffer T. (2016) Cell-specific restoration of stimulus preference after monocular deprivation in the visual cortex. Science 352:1319-1322

Müllner F, Wierenga CJ, Bonhoeffer T. (2015) Precision of inhibition: dendritic inhibition by individual GABAergic synapses on hippocampal pyramidal cells is confined in space and time. Neuron 87:576-589

Keller GB, Bonhoeffer T and Hübener M. (2012) Sensorimotor mismatch signals in primary visual cortex of the behaving mouse. Neuron 74:809-815.

Hofer SB, Mrsic-Flogel TD, Bonhoeffer T and Hübener M. (2009) Experience leaves a lasting structural trace in cortical circuits. Nature 457: 313-317.