o. Univ.-Prof. Dr. med.

Gero Miesenböck , FRS

Gero Miesenböck

Corresponding Member of the Division of Mathematics and the Natural Sciences abroad since 2014

  • Centre for Neural Circuits and Behaviour, University of Oxford


Research Areas:

  • Medical-Theoretical Sciences, Pharmacy
  • Brain research
  • Neurophysiology
  • Neurobiology
  • Cell biology



Selected Memberships:

  • Fellow of the Royal Society of London
  • Deutsche Akademie der Naturforscher Leopoldina - Nationale Akademie der Wissenschaften

Selected Prizes:

  • InBev-Baillet Latour International Health Prize
  • The Brain Prize
  • Jacob Heskel Gabbay Award
  • Wilhelm Exner Medaille des Österreichischen Gewerbevereins

Selected Publications:

  • Donlea, J. M.; Pimentel, D.; Miesenböck, G. (2014) Neuronal machinery of sleep homeostasis in Drosophila. Neuron, Bd. 81, S. 860-872.
  • DasGupta, S.; Ferreira, C. H.; Miesenböck, G. (2014) FoxP influences the speed and accuracy of a perceptual decision in Drosophila. Science, Bd. 344, S. 901-904.
  • Claridge-Chang, A.; Roorda, R. D.; Vrontou, E.; Sjulson, L.; Li, H. et al. [..] (2009) Writing memories with light-addressable reinforcement circuitry. Cell, Bd. 139, S. 405-415.
  • Lima, S. Q.; Miesenböck, G. (2005) Remote control of behavior through genetically targeted photostimulation of neurons. Cell, Bd. 121, S. 141-152.
  • Zemelman, B. V.; Lee, G. A.; Ng, M.; Miesenböck, G. (2002) Selective photostimulation of genetically chARGed neurons. Neuron, Bd. 33, S. 15-22.