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Astrid Prinz Astrid Prinz, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor

School of Biology
Emory University
Atlanta, GA 30322

Phone: 404-727-5191
Fax: 404-727-2880
Location: EU: Wayne Rollins Research Center - 2105
E-Mail: astrid.prinz@emory.edu
URL: http://www.biology.emory.edu/research/Prinz

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Areas of Research

    Pattern generation, synchronization, and homeostasis in small neuronal networks. Computational neuroscience.

Educational Background

  • Ph.D., Munich Technical University, 2000
  • M.S., University of Ulm, 1996
  • B.S., University of Ulm, 1991

Selected Awards

  • 2005 ? 2009, Career Award at the Scientific Interface, Burroughs Wellcome Fund
  • 2005, Peter Gruber International Research Award in Neuroscience
  • 2005, Travel Fellowship for the Winter Conference on Brain Research, Breckenridge, Colorado
  • 2001 ? 2004, Postdoctoral Fellowship, Sloan-Swartz Center for Theoretical Neurobiology at Brandeis University, Waltham, Massachusetts
  • 2000 ? 2001, Research Scholarship, Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (German Research Foundation)
  • 2000, Research Scholarship, Max-Planck-Society, Germany
  • 1993 ? 1994, Scholarship for graduate studies at the University of Oregon, Eugene, Oregon, Konrad-Adenauer-Foundation, Germany
  • 1989 ? 1996, Scholarship, Konrad-Adenauer-Foundation, Germany

Selected Research Publications

  • Bucher D, Prinz AA, Marder E. Animal-to-animal variability in motor pattern production in adults and during growth. J Neurosci, 25:1611-1619, 2005.
  • Prinz AA, Bucher D, Marder E. Similar network activity from disparate circuit parameters. Nature Neurosci, 7:1345-1352, 2004.
  • Oprisan SA, Prinz AA, Canavier CC. Phase resetting and phase locking in hybrid circuits of one model and one biological neuron. Biophys J, 87:2283-2298, 2004.
  • Prinz AA, Billimoria CP, Marder E. Alternative to hand-tuning conductance-based models: construction and analysis of databases of model neurons. J Neurophysiol, 90:3998-4015, 2003.
  • Prinz AA, Thirumalai V, Marder E. The functional consequences of changes in the strength and duration of synaptic inputs to oscillatory neurons. J Neurosci, 23:943-954, 2003.
  • Prinz AA, Fromherz P. Effect of neuritic cables on conductance estimates for remote electrical synapses. J Neurophysiol, 89:2215-2224, 2003.
  • Kupper J, Prinz AA, Fromherz P. Recombinant Kv1.3 potassium channels stabilize tonic firing of cultured rat hippocampal neurons. Eur J Physiol, 443: 541-547, 2002.


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