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Dr. Winfried Denk

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Selected Publications

1
Stettler, D. D.; Yamahachi, H.; Li, W.; Denk, W.; Gilbert, C. D.:
Axons and synaptic boutons are highly dynamic in adult visual cortex.
2
Kuhn, B.; Fromherz, P.; Denk, W.:
High sensitivity of Stark-shift voltage-sensing dyes by one- or two-photon excitation near the red spectral edge.
3
Hasan, M. T.; Friedrich, R. W.; Euler, T.; Larkum, M. E.; Giese, G.; Both, M.; Dübel, J.; Waters, D. J.; Bujard, H.; Griesbeck, O.; Tsien, R. Y.; Nagai, T.; Miyawaki, A.; Denk, W.:
Functional fluorescent Ca2+ indicator proteins in transgenic mice under TET control.
4
Denk, W.; Horstmann, H.:
Serial block−face scanning electron microscopy to reconstruct three−dimensional tissue nanostructure.
5
Theer, P.; Hasan, M. T.; Denk, W.:
Two-photon imaging to a depth of 1000 µm microm in living brains by use of a Ti:Al2O3 regenerative amplifier.
6
Euler, T.; Detwiler, P. B.; Denk, W.:
Directionally selective calcium signals in dendrites of starburst amacrine cells.
7
Helmchen, F.; Fee, M. S.; Tank, D. W.; Denk, W.:
A miniature head−mounted two−photon microscope: High−resolution brain imaging in freely moving animals.
8
Helmchen, F.; Svoboda, K.; Denk, W.; Tank, D. W.:
In vivo dendritic calcium dynamics in deep layer cortical pyramidal neurons.

Curriculum Vitae Dr. Winfried Denk

Curriculum Vitae Dr. Winfried Denk

Education and Training

1978-1981:

Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität, Munich

1981-1984:

Eidgenoessische Technische Hochschule (ETH), Zurich, Switzerland

1984-1989:

Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, USA

1989:

PhD in physics (1990)

1989-1991:

IBM Research Lab in Rueschlikon, Switzerland, postdoctoral fellow

1991-1999:

Bell Laboratories, Murray Hill NJ, independent research

1999 – :

Max Planck Institute for Medical Research, Heidelberg, Department of Biomedical Optics; (since 2011 acting) Director

2002– :

Adjunct Professor, Faculty of Physics, University of Heidelberg

2009 –

Senior Fellow, HHMI Janelia Farm Research Campus

2011 –

Max Planck Institute of Neurobiology, Martinsried near Munich, Director of the Department Electrons – Photons – Neurons

Honors and Awards

1986-1989:

IBM Graduate Research Fellowship

1998:

Young Investigator Award of the Biophysical Society

2000:

Rank Prize for Opto-Electronics

2003:

Leibniz prize of the DFG (German Research Council)

2005:

Heller Lecture (Hebrew University, Jerusalem)

2006:

Kavli Lecture (Society for Neuroscience)

2008:

Henri Sack Lecture (Cornell University, Ithaca)

2012:

Kavli Prize in Neuroscience

2013:

 

Elected Foreign Associate of the National Academy of Science (USA)

2014:

Member of the European Molecular Biology Organization (EMBO)

 
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