Short CV/Education and training

  • 1989 – 1992
    Studied biology at the University of Tübingen, Germany

  • 1993 – 1994
    Diplom thesis, New York University, New York, U.S.A., PI: Prof. Dan Sanes

  • 1995 – 1998
    Doctoral thesis, LMU Munich, Faculty of Biology, Chair of Prof. Neuweiler

  • 1999 – 2000
    Feodor Lynen Postdoctoral Research Fellow, University College London, U.K.

  • 2001 – 2004
    Max Planck Research Fellow, Max Planck Institute of Neurobiology, Martinsried, Germany

  • 2004 – 2007
    Habilitation (postdoctoral) fellowship, Faculty of Biology, LMU Munich

  • 2007 – 2012
    Research associate (Graduate School of Systemic Neuroscience), LMU Munich

  • since 2012
    Professor of neurophysiology, Freie Universität (FU) Berlin

Selected publications

  • Baumann V., Lehnert S., Leibold C., Koch, U. Tonotopic Organization of the Hyperpolarization-activated Current (Ih) in the Mammalian Medial Superior Olive. Front. in Neural Circuits 7, 2013.

  • Walcher J, Hassfurth B, Grothe B, Koch U. Comparative posthearing development of inhibitory inputs to the lateral superior olive in gerbils and mice. J Neurophys. 106(3):1443-53, 2011.

  • Grothe B., Koch U. Dynamics of binaural processing in the mammalian sound localization pathway- The role of GABAB receptors. Hear. Res. 279: 43-50 , 2011.

Selected projects

  • Sensory processing in those with Fragile X Syndrome

  • Inhibitory interneurons in the auditory midbrain

  • The effects of exposure to nicotine in early childhood on the development of synapses


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