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Prof. Dr. Andreas Herz

Prof. Dr. Andreas Herz

Regular member MCN, GSN Scientific Board member, GSN core faculty


Chair of Computational Neuroscience, Division Neurobiology
Speaker of Bernstein Center Munich, Speaker of Bernstein Network


Ludwig-Maximilians-University Munich
Dept. Biology II
Division Neurobiology
Computational Neuroscience
Großhaderner Straße 2
D-82152 Planegg-Martinsried

Room: D01.052

Phone: +49 (0)89 / 2180-74801
Fax: +49 (0)89 / 2180-74803


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Research focus: Collective properties of neural networks, acoustic communication, auditory processing and sexual selection, optimality and adaptation of sensory systems, interaction of cell-intrinsic rhythms and large-scale oscillations, nonlinear dynamics

Key words: Cellular biophysics, neural basis of spatial navigation, optimality and adaptation of sensory systems, collective properties of neural networks

GSN students

Selected publications:

Yarali A, Nehrkorn J, Tanimoto H and Herz AV. (2012) Event Timing in Associative Learning: From Biochemical Reaction Dynamics to Behavioural Observations. PLoS ONE 7(3): e32885. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0032885.

Reifenstein E, Kempter R, Schreiber S, Stemmler M and Herz AV. (2012) Grid cells in rat entorhinal cortex encode physical space with independent firing fields and phase precession at the single-trial level. PNAS published ahead of print April 2, 2012, doi:10.1073/pnas.1109599109.

Telenczuk B, Baker SN, Herz A and Curio G. (2011) High-frequency EEG co-varies with spike burst patterns detected in cortical neurons. J Neurophysiol 105: 2951-9.

Creutzig F, Benda J, Wohlgemuth S, Stumpner A, Ronacher B and Herz AV. (2010) Timescale-Invariant Pattern Recognition by Feedforward Inhibition and Parallel Signal Processing. Neural Comput 22: 1493-1510.

Creutzig F, Wohlgemuth S, Stumpner A, Benda J, Ronacher B and Herz AV. (2009) Timescale-invariant representation of acoustic communication signals by a bursting neuron. J Neurosci 29(8): 2575-80.