ZFIN ID: ZDB-PERS-130319-7
Bollmann, Johann
Email: johann.bollmann@bio.uni-freiburg.de
URL: http://www.bio1.uni-freiburg.de/ebio/bollmann-lab/bollmann-lab
Affiliation: Bollmann Lab
Address: University of Freiburg Institute for Biology I Hauptstrasse 1 D-79104 Freiburg Germany
Phone: +49-761-203-2907
Fax: +49-761-203-2550

since 2018 Heisenberg-Professorship, University of Freiburg
2017 - 2018 DFG-Heisenberg Group Leader, University of Freiburg
2009 - 2017 Research group leader, Max Planck Institute for Medical Research Heidelberg
2009 - 2017 Faculty Hartmut Hoffmann-Berling International Graduate School of Molecular and Cellular Biology Heidelberg
2009 - 2017 Interdisciplinary Center for Neurosciences Heidelberg

2016 Habilitation, University of Heidelberg, Faculty of Biosciences
2004 - 2008 Postdoctoral Fellow, Harvard University, Dept of Molecular & Cellular Biology
2001 - 2003 Postdoctoral Fellow, Max Planck Institute for Medical Research
1998 - 2001 PhD, University of Heidelberg and Max Planck Institute for Medical Research, summa cum laude
1994 - 1997 University of Heidelberg, Diplom
1993 - 1994 University of California at Berkeley
1991 - 1993 University of Göttingen, Vordiplom

Research Interests:
Neural basis of behavior, vertebrate visual system, visual information processing, sensory-motor transformation, neurogenetics, functional multi-photon microscopy, genetic sensors of neural activity, synaptic transmission, pre- and postsynaptic mechanisms.

Bollmann, J.H. (2019) The Zebrafish Visual System: From Circuits to Behavior. Annual review of vision science. 5:269-293
Svara, F.N., Kornfeld, J., Denk, W., Bollmann, J.H. (2018) Volume EM Reconstruction of Spinal Cord Reveals Wiring Specificity in Speed-Related Motor Circuits. Cell Reports. 23:2942-2954
Vom Berg-Maurer, C.M., Trivedi, C.A., Bollmann, J.H., De Marco, R.J., Ryu, S. (2016) The Severity of Acute Stress Is Represented by Increased Synchronous Activity and Recruitment of Hypothalamic CRH Neurons. The Journal of neuroscience : the official journal of the Society for Neuroscience. 36:3350-62
Preuss, S.J., Trivedi, C.A., Vom Berg-Maurer, C.M., Ryu, S., Bollmann, J.H. (2014) Classification of Object Size in Retinotectal Microcircuits. Current biology : CB. 24(20):2376-85
Trivedi, C.A., and Bollmann, J.H. (2013) Visually driven chaining of elementary swim patterns into a goal-directed motor sequence: a virtual reality study of zebrafish prey capture. Frontiers in neural circuits. 7:86
Gabriel, J.P., Trivedi, C.A., Maurer, C.M., Ryu, S., and Bollmann, J.H. (2012) Layer-specific targeting of direction-selective neurons in the zebrafish optic tectum. Neuron. 76(6):1147-1160
Orger, M.B., Kampff, A.R., Severi, K.E., Bollmann, J.H., and Engert, F. (2008) Control of visually guided behavior by distinct populations of spinal projection neurons. Nature Neuroscience. 11(3):327-333

Bollmann, J.H. and F. Engert, Subcellular topography of visually driven dendritic activity in the vertebrate visual system. Neuron, 2009. 61(6): p. 895-905.

Bollmann, J.H. and B. Sakmann, Control of synaptic strength and timing by the release-site Ca2+ signal. Nat Neurosci, 2005. 8(4): p. 426-34.

Satzler, K., L.F. Sohl, J.H. Bollmann, J.G. Borst, M. Frotscher, B. Sakmann, and J.H. Lubke, Three-dimensional reconstruction of a calyx of Held and its postsynaptic principal neuron in the medial nucleus of the trapezoid body. J Neurosci, 2002. 22(24): p. 10567-79.

Bollmann, J.H., B. Sakmann, and J.G. Borst, Calcium sensitivity of glutamate release in a calyx-type terminal. Science, 2000. 289(5481): p. 953-7.

Bollmann, J.H., F. Helmchen, J.G. Borst, and B. Sakmann, Postsynaptic Ca2+ influx mediated by three different pathways during synaptic transmission at a calyx-type synapse. J Neurosci, 1998. 18(24): p. 10409-19.