Jan Benda

Summary

Affiliation: Humboldt University
Country: Germany

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Spike-frequency adaptation generates intensity invariance in a primary auditory interneuron
    Jan Benda
    Institute for Theoretical Biology, Biology Department, Humboldt University, Invalidenstr 43, 10115 Berlin, Germany
    J Comput Neurosci 24:113-36. 2008
  2. ncbi request reprint A universal model for spike-frequency adaptation
    Jan Benda
    Department of Physics, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, K1N 6N5, Canada
    Neural Comput 15:2523-64. 2003
  3. ncbi request reprint A synchronization-desynchronization code for natural communication signals
    Jan Benda
    Department of Cellular and Molecular Medicine, University of Ottawa, 51 Smyth Road, Ottawa, Ontario K1H 8M5, Canada
    Neuron 52:347-58. 2006
  4. doi request reprint Multiple arithmetic operations in a single neuron: the recruitment of adaptation processes in the cricket auditory pathway depends on sensory context
    K Jannis Hildebrandt
    Department of Biology, Humboldt Universitat zu Berlin, 10115 Berlin, Germany
    J Neurosci 31:14142-50. 2011
  5. doi request reprint The origin of adaptation in the auditory pathway of locusts is specific to cell type and function
    K Jannis Hildebrandt
    Behavioural Physiology, Biology Department, Humboldt Universitat zu Berlin, 10115 Berlin, Germany
    J Neurosci 29:2626-36. 2009
  6. doi request reprint Postsynaptic receptive field size and spike threshold determine encoding of high-frequency information via sensitivity to synchronous presynaptic activity
    Jason W Middleton
    Department of Cellular and Molecular Medicine, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    J Neurophysiol 101:1160-70. 2009
  7. ncbi request reprint Spike-frequency adaptation separates transient communication signals from background oscillations
    Jan Benda
    Department of Cellular and Molecular Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, K1H 8M5 Canada
    J Neurosci 25:2312-21. 2005
  8. ncbi request reprint Limits of linear rate coding of dynamic stimuli by electroreceptor afferents
    Daniel Gussin
    Dept of Cell and Molecular Medicine and Center for Neural Dynamics, University of Ottawa, 451 Smyth Rd, Ottawa, ON K1H 8M5, Canada
    J Neurophysiol 97:2917-29. 2007
  9. pmc The cellular basis for parallel neural transmission of a high-frequency stimulus and its low-frequency envelope
    Jason W Middleton
    Department of Physics, University of Ottawa, 150 Louis Pasteur Avenue, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada K1N 6N5
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 103:14596-601. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint Energy integration describes sound-intensity coding in an insect auditory system
    Tim Gollisch
    Institute for Theoretical Biology, Department of Biology, Humboldt University, 10115 Berlin, Germany
    J Neurosci 22:10434-48. 2002

Detail Information

Publications13

  1. ncbi request reprint Spike-frequency adaptation generates intensity invariance in a primary auditory interneuron
    Jan Benda
    Institute for Theoretical Biology, Biology Department, Humboldt University, Invalidenstr 43, 10115 Berlin, Germany
    J Comput Neurosci 24:113-36. 2008
    ..Thus, fast spike-frequency adaptation can generate intensity invariance already at the first level of neural processing...
  2. ncbi request reprint A universal model for spike-frequency adaptation
    Jan Benda
    Department of Physics, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, K1N 6N5, Canada
    Neural Comput 15:2523-64. 2003
    ..As an extension of the model, we introduce a framework for combining an arbitrary spike generator with a generalized adaptation current...
  3. ncbi request reprint A synchronization-desynchronization code for natural communication signals
    Jan Benda
    Department of Cellular and Molecular Medicine, University of Ottawa, 51 Smyth Road, Ottawa, Ontario K1H 8M5, Canada
    Neuron 52:347-58. 2006
    ..We conclude that, in general, both positive and negative changes in the degree of synchrony can be the relevant signals for neural information processing...
  4. doi request reprint Multiple arithmetic operations in a single neuron: the recruitment of adaptation processes in the cricket auditory pathway depends on sensory context
    K Jannis Hildebrandt
    Department of Biology, Humboldt Universitat zu Berlin, 10115 Berlin, Germany
    J Neurosci 31:14142-50. 2011
    ..We further revealed that presynaptic inhibition is a simple mechanism for divisive operations. Unlike other proposed mechanisms, it is widely available in the sensory periphery of both vertebrates and invertebrates...
  5. doi request reprint The origin of adaptation in the auditory pathway of locusts is specific to cell type and function
    K Jannis Hildebrandt
    Behavioural Physiology, Biology Department, Humboldt Universitat zu Berlin, 10115 Berlin, Germany
    J Neurosci 29:2626-36. 2009
    ..We conclude that the adaptation mechanisms differ greatly among interneurons within this sensory pathway and are a function of their role in information processing...
  6. doi request reprint Postsynaptic receptive field size and spike threshold determine encoding of high-frequency information via sensitivity to synchronous presynaptic activity
    Jason W Middleton
    Department of Cellular and Molecular Medicine, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    J Neurophysiol 101:1160-70. 2009
    ..Thus our work reveals that the frequency content of a broadband stimulus extracted by pyramidal cells, from P-unit afferents, depends on the amount of feedforward convergence they receive...
  7. ncbi request reprint Spike-frequency adaptation separates transient communication signals from background oscillations
    Jan Benda
    Department of Cellular and Molecular Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, K1H 8M5 Canada
    J Neurosci 25:2312-21. 2005
    ..These results demonstrate how spike-frequency adaptation in general can facilitate extraction of signals of different time scales, specifically high-frequency signals embedded in slower oscillations...
  8. ncbi request reprint Limits of linear rate coding of dynamic stimuli by electroreceptor afferents
    Daniel Gussin
    Dept of Cell and Molecular Medicine and Center for Neural Dynamics, University of Ottawa, 451 Smyth Rd, Ottawa, ON K1H 8M5, Canada
    J Neurophysiol 97:2917-29. 2007
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  9. pmc The cellular basis for parallel neural transmission of a high-frequency stimulus and its low-frequency envelope
    Jason W Middleton
    Department of Physics, University of Ottawa, 150 Louis Pasteur Avenue, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada K1N 6N5
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 103:14596-601. 2006
    ..This circuit could, in principle, be implemented in the auditory or visual cortex by the previously identified biophysics of cortical interneurons...
  10. ncbi request reprint Energy integration describes sound-intensity coding in an insect auditory system
    Tim Gollisch
    Institute for Theoretical Biology, Department of Biology, Humboldt University, 10115 Berlin, Germany
    J Neurosci 22:10434-48. 2002
    ..These findings set quantitative constraints for future biophysical models...
  11. doi request reprint The effect of difference frequency on electrocommunication: chirp production and encoding in a species of weakly electric fish, Apteronotus leptorhynchus
    Ginette J Hupé
    Department of Biology, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, ON, Canada
    J Physiol Paris 102:164-72. 2008
    ..Here, we provide evidence that at higher Dfs, chirps could be encoded by a desynchronization of the P-unit population activity...
  12. doi request reprint Channel noise from both slow adaptation currents and fast currents is required to explain spike-response variability in a sensory neuron
    Karin Fisch
    Department Biology II, Ludwig Maximilians Universität München and Bernstein Center for Computational Neuroscience München, 82152 Martinsried, Germany
    J Neurosci 32:17332-44. 2012
    ..It could be applied to various other types of neurons, in which channel noise dominates the fluctuations that shape the neuron's spike statistics...
  13. ncbi request reprint From response to stimulus: adaptive sampling in sensory physiology
    Jan Benda
    Department of Biology and Bernstein Center for Computational Neuroscience Berlin, Humboldt Universitat zu Berlin, Unter den Linden 6, 10099 Berlin, Germany
    Curr Opin Neurobiol 17:430-6. 2007
    ..Examples from different sensory systems show that, in all three directions, substantial progress can be achieved once rapid online data analysis, adaptive sampling, and computational modeling are tightly integrated into experiments...