Director Emeritus

Prof. Dr. Heinrich H. Bülthoff

Prof. Dr. Kuno Kirschfeld

Phone: +49 7071 601-580
Fax: +49 7071 601-577

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Comparative Neurobiology

Prof. Dr. Kuno Kirschfeld
Director emeritus
Kuno Kirschfeld worked as director at the Max Planck Institute for Biological Cybernetics from 1968 till his retirement in 2002. His main research interests were the primary processes and photo transduction in the photoreceptors of insects, physiological optics, visual pigments and the ion regulation in the nervous system. He further compared the processing of visual information in insects and vertebrates and the influence of common anesthesia on the nervous system.
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