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Dr. Johann H. Bollmann

14.4.1971, Bremen

CURRICULUM VITAE

Research Group Leader

Neural Circuits and Behavior

Max-Planck-Institute for Medical Research

Jahnstraße 29

69120 Heidelberg

Phone: +49-6221-486-282

Fax: +49-6221-486-325

E-mail: johann.bollmann (at) mpimfheidelberg.mpg.de

POSITIONS, EDUCATION AND TRAINING

2009 - now Max-Planck-Institute for Medical Research, Research group

leader

2008 Marine Biological Lab, Woodshole, Mass., Zebrafish course

2004 - 2008 Harvard University, Dept of Molecular and Cellular Biology,

postdoctoral fellow (systems neuroscience)

2001 - 2003 Max-Planck-Institute for Medical Research, postdoctoral fellow

(synaptic physiology)

1998 - 2001 University of Heidelberg and Max-Planck-Institute for Medical

Research, PhD Thesis (physics/physiology) “summa cum laude”

supervisor: B. Sakmann

1994 - 1997 University of Heidelberg, Diplom

1993 - 1994 University of California at Berkeley

1991 - 1993 University of Göttingen, Vordiplom

1990 - 1991 Civil Service, Red-Cross Hospital Bremen

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

Bollmann, J. H. and Engert. F. (2009). Sub-cellular topography of visually

driven dendritic activity in the vertebrate visual system. Neuron 61, 895-

905.

Bollmann, J. H. and Sakmann, B. (2005). Control of synaptic strength and

timing by the release-site Ca 2+ signal. Nat. Neurosci. 8: 426-434.

Bollmann, J. H., Sakmann, B. and Borst, J. G. G. (2000). Calcium sensitivity

of glutamate release in a calyx-type terminal. Science. 289:953-957.

Bollmann, J. H., Helmchen, F., Borst, J. G. G. and Sakmann, B. (1998).

Postsynaptic Ca 2+ influx mediated by three different pathways during

synaptic transmission at a calyx-type synapse. J. Neurosci. 18:10409-

10419.

Orger, M.B., Kampff, A.R., Severi, K.E., Bollmann, J.H. and Engert, F.

(2008). Control of visually guided behavior by distinct populations of

spinal projection neurons. Nat. Neurosci. 11 (3):327-333.

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AWARDS, HONORS, SCIENTIFIC SERVICE

2005 - 2007 Long-term fellow of the Human Frontier Science Program

Organization

2002 Otto-Hahn-Medal, Max-Planck-Society, young investigator

award

2001 Teaching fellow, Cold Spring Harbor Lab, summer course

“Imaging structure and function in the nervous system”

2001 PhD thesis, University of Heidelberg, ‘summa cum laude’

1997 Diplom, University of Heidelberg, ‘with distinction’

1993 - 1994 Education Abroad Program, University of California at Berkeley

MEMBERSHIPS

Society for Neuroscience, Neurowissenschaftliche Gesellschaft, CellNetworks

Excellence Cluster Heidelberg, Interdisciplinary Center for

Neurosciences Heidelberg, The Hartmut Hoffmann-Berling

International Graduate School of Molecular and Cellular Biology

INVITED SEMINARS

2009 IZN Retreat, University Heidelberg, Germany. Visual circuit function

in Xenopus and zebrafish. Invited seminar.

2007 Spring School “Presynaptic Terminals”, Hebrew University Jerusalem,

Israel. Mammalian model systems for studying transmitter release.

Invited lecture.

2006 European Neuroscience Institute, Göttingen, Germany. Information

processing in the developing visual system. Invited seminar.

2005 Max-Planck-Institute for Neurobiology, Munich, Germany. Control of

synaptic strength and timing by presynaptic Ca 2+ signals. Invited

seminar.

2005 Toronto Western Research Institute, University Health Services,

Canada. Control of synaptic strength and timing by presynaptic

Ca 2+ signals. Invited seminar.

2002 Memorial Sloan-Kettering Institute, New York City. Ca 2+ sensitivity of

transmitter release in the calyx of Held nerve terminal. Invited

seminar.

2002 University College London. The Ca 2+ sensitivity of neurotransmitter

release in a giant nerve terminal. Invited seminar.

Oral and poster presentations at Society for Neuroscience, Biophysical

Society, Gordon, EMBO, HFSP and other meetings.

TEACHING

2008-2011 Lecturer in Neurophysics/Systems Neurosciences, University of

Heidelberg, Lectures and Seminars for B.Sc. and M.Sc.

students

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2007 Lecturer at Spring School, ‘Presynaptic Terminals’, University of

Jerusalem

2005 Teaching fellow, Harvard University, Experimental neuroscience

2001 Teaching fellow, Cold Spring Harbor Lab, Summer Course

“Imaging Structure and Function in the Nervous System”

2000 Teaching fellow, University of Heidelberg, Experimental optics

FIELDS OF INTERESTS

Neural basis of behavior, vertebrate visual system, visual information

processing, sensory-motor transformation, functional multi-photon

microscopy, genetic sensors of neural activity, high-speed imaging, synaptic

transmission, pre- and postsynaptic mechanisms.

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