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Prof. Dr. Christian Leibold

Research Interest

  • Computational Neuroscience
  • Hippocampus
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  • Spatial Hearing


  1. Callan, A. R., Heß, M., Felmy, F., & Leibold, C. (2021). Arrangement of excitatory synaptic inputs on dendrites of the medial superior olive. Journal of Neuroscience, 41(2), 269-283.
  2. Chenani, A., Sabariego, M., Schlesiger, M. I., Leutgeb, J. K., Leutgeb, S., & Leibold, C. (2019). Hippocampal CA1 replay becomes less prominent but more rigid without inputs from medial entorhinal cortex. Nature Communications, 10(1), 1341.
  3. Monsalve-Mercado, M. M., & Leibold, C. (2017). Hippocampal spike-timing correlations lead to hexagonal grid fields. Physical review letters, 119(3), 038101.

What I am looking for in a prospective Rising Star

I am looking forward to any great scientific insight and would welcome a long-term interaction with the Rising Star.