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Laurens Witter

  • Postdoctoral Fellow
  • Harvard Medical School
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=Meetings and Invitations= SfN 2011 Washington DC Poster: “Clustering of neuronal subtypes in the cerebellar nuclei” Seminar at the NTNU Trondheim, Norway (18th of March 2011) Invited for a seminar at the Kavli Institute for Neuroscience at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology. Title: Details of Processing in the Cerebellar Nuclei Neuroscience Seminar University of Essen, Germany (6th of January 2011) Invited for a lecture at the university seminar series. Title: Details of Cerebellar Nuclei Processing In-vivo intracellular recording techniques, Eilat, Israel (22-27 August 2010) Invited as a member of staff to lecture at the third Otto-Loewi Minerva course on in-vivo intracellular techniques in Eilat, Israel. FENS 2010 Amsterdam: Satellite Cerebellar Nuclei – Ins and Outs – (2nd of July 2010) Organized the “Cerebellar Nuclei – Ins and Outs –“ satellite to the FENS forum 2010 in Amsterdam together with Freek E. Hoebeek. This satellite hosted ±80 attendees and 15 international speakers. The satellite was very positively received with the attendees and the lecturers. FENS 2008 Geneva Poster: “A look Inside Cerebellar Cortical Neurons: Linking Electrophysiology to Morphology”   =Editing and Reviewing= “The Cerebellum” Special issue editor for “Cerebellar Nuclei – Ins and Outs – “ December 2011 “Frontiers in Systems Neuroscience” Review Editor since September 2011

Recent publications

  • Climbing fiber input shapes reciprocity of purkinje cell firing

    • Badura A
    • Schonewille M
    • Voges K
    • et al.
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  • Strength and timing of motor responses mediated by rebound firing in the cerebellar nuclei after Purkinje cell activation

    • Witter L
    • Canto C
    • Hoogland T
    • et al.
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Professional experience

Postdoctoral Fellow

Harvard Medical School

July 2013 - Present

PhD student

Netherlands Institute for Neuroscience

September 2007 - June 2013(6 years)


Msc. Neurosciences

Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam

September 2005 - September 2007(2 years)

Bsc. Biomedical Sciences

Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam

September 2002 - September 2005(3 years)


Co-authors (27)

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