Prof. Dr. Daniel Durstewitz

Phone: +49 621 1703-2361

Fax: +49 621 1703-2005


Laboratory Building, 4th Floor, Room 4.18


Professor in Computational Neuroscience

(part-time) School for Computing and Mathematics
Plymouth University, Plymouth, UK


Publications in peer reviewed journals since 2006

TOP 5 publications:

  1. Durstewitz D, Vittoz NM, Floresco SB, Seamans JK. Abrupt transitions between prefrontal neural ensemble states accompany behavioral transitions during rule learning. Neuron. 2010 66(3):438-48.
  2. Hyman JM, Ma L, Balaguer-Ballester E, Durstewitz D, Seamans JK. Contextual encoding by ensembles of medial prefrontal cortex neurons. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2012 109(13):5086-91. Epub 2012 Mar 14.
  3. Lapish CC, Durstewitz D, Chandler LJ, Seamans JK. Successful choice behavior is associated with distinct and coherent network states in anterior cingulate cortex. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2008 105(33):11963-8.
  4. Durstewitz D, Seamans JK. The dual-state theory of prefrontal cortex dopamine function with relevance to catechol-o-methyltransferase genotypes and schizophrenia. Biol Psychiatry. 2008 64(9):739-49.
  5. Bähner F, Demanuele C, Schweiger J, Gerchen MF, Zamoscik V, Ueltzhöffer K, Hahn T, Meyer P, Flor H, Durstewitz D, Tost H, Kirsch P, Plichta MM, Meyer-Lindenberg A. Hippocampal-Dorsolateral Prefrontal Coupling as a Species-Conserved Cognitive Mechanism: A Human Translational Imaging Study. Neuropsychopharmacology. 2015 Jan 12. [Epub ahead of print].