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Steffen Gais

Prof. Dr. Steffen Gais

Former member MCN, GSN former faculty


Institut für Medizinische Psychologie und Verhaltensneurobiologie
Universität Tübingen
Silcherstr. 5
72076 Tübingen

Phone: +49 7071 / 29-77321
Fax: +49 7071 / 29-5593

Website: Prof. Dr. Steffen Gais - Universität Tübingen

Further Information

Graduated GSN students: Dr. Melanie Graetsch

Selected publications:

Schmidt C, Collette F, Leclercq Y, Sterpenich V, Vandewalle G, Berthomier P, Berthomier C, Phillips C, Tinguely G, Darsaud A, Gais S, Schabus M, Desseilles M, Dang-Vu TT, Salmon E, Balteau E, Degueldre C, Luxen A, Maquet P, Cajochen C and Peigneux P. (2009) Homeostatic sleep pressure and responses to sustained attention in the suprachiasmatic area. Science 324: 516-519.

Rasch B, Gais S and Born J. (2009) Impaired off-line consolidation of motor memories after combined blockade of cholinergic receptors during REM sleep-rich sleep. Neuropsychopharmacology 34: 1843-1853.

Dang-Vu TT, Schabus M, Desseilles M, Albouy G, Boly M, Darsaud A, Gais S, Rauchs G, Sterpenich V, Vandewalle G, Carrier J, Moonen G, Balteau E, Degueldre C, Luxen A, Phillips C and Maquet P. (2008) Spontaneous neural activity during human slow wave sleep. PNAS 105: 15160-15165.

Gais S, Köster S, Sprenger A, Bethke J, Heide W and Kimmig H. (2008) Sleep is required for improving reaction times after training on a procedural visuo-motor task. Neurobiology of Learning and Memory 90: 610-615.

Gais S, Rasch B, Wagner U and Born J. (2008) Visual-procedural memory consolidation during sleep blocked by glutamatergic receptor antagonists. Journal of Neuroscience 28: 253-263.