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Jan Benda

Prof. Dr. Jan Benda

Former member MCN, GSN former faculty


Group Leader Neuroethology


University Tübingen
Dept. Mathematics and Natural Sciences
Institute for Neurobiology
Chair of Neuroethology
Auf der Morgenstelle 28
D-72076 Tübingen

Phone: +49 (0)7071 / 29-74571


Further Information

Selected publications:

Hildebrandt K, Benda J and Hennig RM. (2009) The origin of adaptation in the auditory pathway of locusts is specific to cell type and function. J. Neurosci. 29: 2626–2636.

Middleton JW, Longtin A, Benda J and Maler L. (2009) Postsynaptic receptive field size and spike threshold determine encoding of high-frequency information via sensitivity to synchronous presynaptic activity. J. Neurophysiol. 101: 1160–1170.

Creutzig F, Wohlgemuth S, Stumpner A, Benda J, Ronacher B and Herz AVM. (2009) Timescale invariant representation of acoustic communication signals by a bursting neuron. J Neurosci 29: 2575–2580.

Benda J and Hennig RM. (2008) Dynamics of intensity invariance in a primary auditory interneuron. J. Comput. Neurosci. 24: 113–136.

Benda J, Longtin A and Maler L. (2006) A synchronization-desynchronization code for natural communication signals. Neuron 52: 347–358.