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Michael Pecka

Dr. Michael Pecka

Regular member MCN


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

Room: B03.008

Phone: +49 (0)89 / 2180-74298
Fax: +49 (0)89 / 2180-74298


Further Information

Research focus: Systems neurobiology

Key words: Sound localization, auditory pathway

Selected publications:

Grothe B, Pecka M and McAlpine D. (2010) Mechanisms of sound localization in mammals. Physiol Rev 90: 983-1012.

Pecka M, Siveke I, Grothe B and Lesica NA. (2010) Enhancement of ITD coding within the initial stages of the auditory pathway. J Neurophysiol 103: 38-46.

Magnusson AK, Park TJ, Pecka M, Grothe B and Koch U. (2008) Retrograde GABA signaling adjusts sound localization by balancing excitation and inhibition in the brainstem. Neuron 59(1): 125-37.

Pecka M, Brand A, Behrend O and Grothe B. (2008) Interaural time difference processing in the mammalian medial superior olive: the role of glycinergic inhibition. J Neurosci 28(27): 6914-25.

Hermann J, Pecka M, von Gersdorff H, Grothe B, Klug A and Klug A. (2007) Synaptic transmission at the calyx of Held under in vivo like activity levels. J Neurophysiol 98(2): 807-20.