Prof. Ruth Anne Eatock (The University of Chicago, US)
Vestibular hair cells and afferents express ion channels that enhance signal speed and linearity, serving the remarkable reflexes that stabilize vision and balance as our heads move. Some specializations are familiar from other excitable cells and others are novel, including a unique form of synaptic transmission.
Location: Lecture Hall B01.019, LMU Biocenter
Host: Hans Straka