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Veronica Egger

Prof. Dr. Veronica Egger

Former member MCN, GSN former faculty


Professor of Neurophysiology


Fakultät für Biologie und Vorklinische Medizin
Neurobiologie und Tierphysiologie
Universität Regensburg


Further Information

Research focus: The function of granule cells in olfactory processing, synaptic calcium signalling

Key words: Cellular neurobiology, systems neurobiology

Graduated GSN students: Dr. Wolfgang Bywalez

Selected publications:

Stroh O, Freichel M, Kretz O, Birnbaumer L, Hartmann J and Egger V. (2012) NMDA-receptor dependent synaptic activation of TRPC channels in olfactory bulb granule cells. Journal of Neuroscience 32: 5737–5746.

Abraham NM, Egger V, Shimshek DR, Renden R, Fukunaga I, Sprengel R, Seeburg PH, Klugmann A, Margrie TW, Schäfer A and Kuner T. (2010) Synaptic inhibition in the olfactory bulb accelerates odor discrimination in mice. Neuron 65: 399-411.

Egger V and Stroh O. (2009) Calcium buffering in rodent olfactory bulb granule cells and mitral cells. J Physiol 587: 4467-4479.

Egger V, Nevian T and Bruno RM. (2008) Subcolumnar dendritic and axonal organization of spiny stellate and star pyramid neurons within a barrel in rat somatosensory cortex. Cereb Cortex 18: 876-898.

Egger V. (2008) Synaptic spikes in olfactory bulb granule cells cause long-lasting depolarization and calcium entry. Eur J Neurosci 27: 2066-2075.