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Christian Leibold

Prof. Dr. Christian Leibold

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


Research Group Leader "Computational Neuroscience"


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

Phone: +49 (0)89 / 2180-74802
Fax: +49 (0)89 / 2180-74803


Further Information

Research focus: Plasticity and dynamics in recurrently coupled networks, information processing in the auditory brainstem, functional models of the hippocampal formation

Key words: Hippocampus, binaural hearing, learning & memory

GSN students

Selected publications:

Siveke I, Leibold C, Schiller E and Grothe B. (2012) Adaptation of binaural processing in the adult brainstem induced by ambient noise. J Neurosci 32: 462-473.

Otazu GH and Leibold C. (2011) A Corticothalamic Circuit Model for Sound Identification in Complex Scenes. PLoS ONE 6(9): e24270

Leibold C. (2011) A trick for computing expected values in high-dimensional probabilistic models. Network 22: 126-132.

Maier N, Tejero-Cantero A, Dorrn A, Winterer J, Beed P, Morris G, Kempter R, Poulet JF, Leibold C and Schmitz D. (2011) Coherent phasic excitation during hippocampal ripples. Neuron 72:137-152.

Leibold C. (2010) Influence of inhibitory synaptic kinetics on the interaural time difference sensitivity in a linear model of binaural coincidence detection. J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 127(2), 931-942.