Prof. Dr. Tobias Rose

Prof. Dr. Tobias Rose

University Professor


Phone: +49-228 6885 332




2002 1st State examination, Biology / German language, University of Göttingen, Germany
2006 Doctoral thesis, European Neuroscience Institute, University of Göttingen, Germany


Academic Career:

2006 – 2010 Postdoctoral Fellow, Friedrich Miescher Institute for Biomedical Research, Basel, Switzerland
2010 – 2020 Project group leader, Max-Planck-Institute of Neurobiology, Martinsried, Germany
2020 – W2 Professorship (TT) for Circuit Mechanisms of Behavior, University of Bonn Medical Center, Germany


Awards and Honors:

2017                 Young Scientist Award, Max-Planck-Institute of Neurobiology, Martinsried, Germany

2011 – 2013      Marie Curie Intra-European Fellowship for career development

2005                 Summer course “Neurobiology”, Woods Hole, USA

2003 – 2005      PhD Scholarship, Boehringer Ingelheim Fonds

Memberships, academic and professional duties (selection):

2014 –              Principal Investigator SFB 870 („Assembly and Function of Neuronal Circuits“)

List of 10 most important publications

  1. Weiler, S., Bauer, J., Hübener, M., Bonhoeffer, T., Rose, T., Scheuss, V. High-yield in vitro recordings from neurons functionally characterized in vivo (2018). Nature Protocols, 13, 1275–1293.
  2. Jaepel, J., Hübener, M., Bonhoeffer, T., Rose, T. (2017). Lateral geniculate neurons projecting to primary visual cortex show ocular dominance plasticity in adult mice. Nature Neuroscience, 20, 1708–1714.
  3. Rose T., Jaepel J., Hübener M., Bonhoeffer T. (2016). Cell-specific restoration of stimulus preference after monocular deprivation in the visual cortex. Science, 352, 1319–1322.
  4. Clopath, C., Bonhoeffer, T., Hübener, M., Rose, T (2016). Variance and Invariance of Neuronal Long-term Representations. Trans. R. Soc. B Biol. Sci., 372
  5. Rose, T., Goltstein, P. M., Portugues, R., Griesbeck, O (2014). Putting a finishing touch on GECIs. Mol. Neurosci. 7, 1–15.
  6. Rose, T., Schoenenberger, P., Jezek, K. and Oertner, T.G. (2013). Developmental refinement of vesicle Cycling at Schaffer Collateral Synapses. Neuron, 77, 1109–1121.
  7. Guetg, N. et al. NMDA receptor-dependent GABAB receptor internalization via CaMKII phosphorylation of serine 867 in GABAB1 (2010). Nat. Acad. Sci., 107, 13924–13929.
  8. Schoenenberger, P., Grunditz, Å., Rose, T., Oertner, T. G. (2008). Optimizing the spatial resolution of Channelrhodopsin-2 activation. Brain Cell Biol. 36, 119–127.


Other publications

  1. Bauer J, Weiler S, Fernholz M, Laubender D, Scheuss V, Hübener M, Bonhoeffer T, Rose T (2020) Selective connectivity limits functional binocularity in the retinogeniculate pathway of the mouse. BioRxiv, 1-44.
  2. Weiler, S., Guggiana Nilo, D., Tobias, B., Hübener, M., Rose, T., Scheuss, V. (2020). Relationship between input connectivity, morphology and tuning of layer 2/3 pyramidal cells in mouse visual cortex. BioRxiv, 1–35.