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Laura Busse

Prof. Dr. Laura Busse

Regular member MCN, GSN core faculty


Head of Research Group, Div. Neurobiology


LMU Munich, Department Biology II, Division Neurobiology
Großhadernerstr. 2
82152 Planegg-Martinsried

Phone: +49 (0) 89 218074305
Fax: +49 (0) 89 218074304


Further Information

Research focus: Neural circuits of context-dependent visual processing

Current GSN Students: Simon Renner, Gregory Born, Yannik Bauer, Shreya Khanal, Magdalena Kautzky, Felix Schneider

Selected publications:

Saleem AB; Lien AD; Krumin M; Haider B; Roman Roson M; Ayaz A; Reinhold K; Busse L; Carandini M; Harris KD (2017) Subcortical Source and Modulation of the Narrowband Gamma Oscillation in Mouse Visual Cortex
Neuron 93: 315-322.

Khastkhodaei, Z., Jurjut, O., Katzner, S., and Busse, L. (2016). Mice can use second-order, contrast-modulated stimuli to guide visual perception. J Neurosci, 36(16):4457–69.

Erisken, S., Vaiceliunaite, A., Jurjut, O., Fiorini, M., Katzner, S., and Busse, L. (2014). Effects of locomotion extend throughout the mouse early visual system. Current Biology, 24(24):2899– 2907.

Busse, L., Ayaz, A., Dhruv, N. T., Katzner, S., Saleem, A. B., Sch ̈olvinck, M. L., Zaharia, A. D., and Carandini, M. (2011). The detection of visual contrast in the behaving mouse. The Journal of Neuroscience, 31(31):11351–11361.

Busse, L., Wade, A. R., and Carandini, M. (2009). Representation of concurrent stimuli by population activity in visual cortex. Neuron, 64(6):931–942.