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Till Hartmann's CV

Curriculum Vitae
Till S. Hartmann


Center for Molecular and Behavioral Neuroscience (CMBN) - Rutgers Newark, NJ 2006-2011
Program in Behavioral and Neural Sciences (BNS). Successfully defended Ph.D. November 2011. Advisor: Professor Bart Krekelberg

Vision Center Laboratory – Salk Institute, La Jolla, CA 2004-2005
Diploma Thesis in Neuroscience – Receptive Field Shifts in Area MT during Smooth Eye Movements

Physics Department of the Philipps-University in Marburg, Germany 2001-2006
Diploma in Physics (MSc) - Experimental Physics, Theoretical Physics, Neurophysics and Psychology
Pre-Diploma in Physics – Experimental Physics, Theoretical Physics, Mathematics and Biology

Research Experience

Neurophysiology and data analysis 2012-present
Postdoctoral fellow in Dr. Richard T. Born's lab at the Harvard Medical School

Neurophysiological recording, psychophysics and data analysis 2006-2011
Graduate work in the lab of Dr. Bart Krekelberg (CMBN)

Neurophysiological recording and data analysis 2004-2005
Single unit recording in area MT of awake behaving monkeys (Salk Institute)

Teaching Experience

Teaching Assistant Fall 2009
Graduate Course: Neurophysiology, taught by James Tepper, PhD. In addition to course organization duties included lecturing on the Neurophysiology of the Retina

Teaching Assistant Spring 2007 & 2008
Undergraduate Course: Neuroscience: from Molecules to Behavior. Responsibilities included grading homework and organizing review sessions for the class


Receptive Field Positions in Area MT during Slow Eye Movements
Journal of Neuroscience • 31(29):10437-10444 (click here for a pdf copy)

Conference Abstracts

Vision Science Society Annual Meeting 2012
Synchrony and firing rate modulation in area MT at the time of saccades

Computational and System Neuroscience Meeting (Cosyne) 2011
Simple cells provide strong input to MT neurons

Vision Science Society Annual Meeting 2010
Perisaccadic response properties of MT neurons

Computational and System Neuroscience Meeting (Cosyne) 2009
Changes of Visual Response Properties in Area MT due to Eye Movements

Vision Science Society Annual Meetings 2006
Receptive Field Shifts in Area MT during Smooth and Rapid Eye Movements

Society for Neuroscience Annual Meeting 2005
Spatiotemporal Receptive Fields of MT Cells during Smooth Eye Movements

Summer Studies

Computational Neuroscience: Vision 2008
Attended two week course at the Cold Spring Harbor Laboratories, Banbury, NY

Experimental & Computational Neurodynamics 2005
Attended two week course at the Center for Theoretical Biological Physics at the University of California San Diego


Travel Award of the Rutgers University 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011
Awarded for conference involvement by the INS Program

Professional Memberships

Vision Science Society 2006-present
Society for Neuroscience 2004-present

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