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Lutz Wiegrebe

Prof. Dr. Lutz Wiegrebe

Former member MCN, Former GSN associate faculty


Research Group Leader, Div. Neurobiology


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


Phone: +49 (0)89 / 2180-74314
Fax: +49 (0)89 / 2180-74304


Further Information

Research focus: Neural basis of auditory object localization and recognition

Key words: Mammalian auditory system, psychophysics, computational neurobiology, auditory object localization and recognition, echo-imaging, bats, spatial auditory perception, gerbils, humans

GSN students

Selected publications:

Goerlitz HR, Genzel D and Wiegrebe L. (2012) Bats' avoidance of real and virtual objects: implications for the sonar coding of object size. Behav Processes 89: 61-7.

Lingner A, Wiegrebe L and Grothe B. (2012) Sound localization in noise by gerbils and humans. J Assoc Res Otolaryng 13: 237-248.

Heinrich M, Warmbold A, Hoffmann S, Firzlaff U and Wiegrebe L. (2011) The sonar aperture and its neural representation in bats. J Neurosci 31: 15618-27.

Siemers BM, Wiegrebe L and Grothe B. (2011) Ecology and neuroethology of bat echolocation: a tribute to Gerhard Neuweiler. J Comp Physiol A Neuroethol Sens Behav Physiol 197: 399-402.

Siveke I, Leibold C, Kaiser K, Grothe B and Wiegrebe L. (2010) Level dependent latency shifts quantified through binaural processing. J Neurophysiol 104: 2224-2235.