Central German Mental Health Center

Frank Bremmer

Frank Bremmer

Prof. Dr. rer. nat., Dept. Applied Physics and Neurophysics, UMR, and CMBB

Current position
Professor and Chair, Dept. Applied Physics and Neurophysics
Role within partner site
Representative Faculty

Relevant work experience
2016-2024
Member of the DFG – Review-Board 206 Neuroscience
since 2018
Center for Mind, Brain and Behavior CMBB, Founding Director
2014-2021
DFG CRC 135, Member of the Steering Committee
2013-2022
DFG IRTG 1901, Coordinator
2008-2010
Grad. Center Life and Natural Sci, UMR, Founding Director
2005-2011
DFG RU 560, Co-Coordinator
2004-2010
DFG RTG 885, Coordinator

Professional background
since 2008
Professor and Chair, Dept. Applied Physics and Neurophysics, UMR
2010-2013
Vice-President (Research, Transfer, Internationalization, Support of Young Researcher), UMR
2001-2008
Professor, Dept. Applied Physics and Neurophysics, UMR
1996-2001
Assistant Professor, Dept. Neurobiology, Ruhr-University Bochum
1994-1996
Postdoctoral Fellow, CNRS-College de France, Paris, France
1994
Dissertation, Dr. rer. nat., Dept. Neurobiology Ruhr-University Bochum

Main research foci
  • Vision and eye movements in humans and non-human primates
  • Multisensory processing in humans and non-human primates
  • Eye movements and self-motion processing in neuropsychiatric patients

Publications
  • Bremmer F, Churan J, Lappe M (2017) Heading representations in primates are compressed by saccades. Nat Commun 8:920.
  • Morris AP, Bremmer F, Krekelberg B (2013) Eye-position signals in the dorsal visual system are accurate and precise on short timescales. J Neurosci 33:12395–12406.
  • Morris AP, …, Bremmer F (2012) Dynamics of eye-position signals in the dorsal visual system. Curr Biol 22:173–179.
  • Krekelberg B, …, Bremmer F, Ross J (2003) Neural correlates of implied motion. Nature 424:674–677.
  • Krekelberg B, Kubischik M, Hoffmann K-P, Bremmer F (2003) Neural correlates of visual localization and perisaccadic mislocalization. Neuron 37:537–545.

Additional information
2016-2019
Appointed member of the selection committee of the Tenure Track-Program of the Joint Science Conference (GWK)
2012-2017
Member of the Executive Board, German University Association of Advanced Graduate Training (UniWind)
2011-2014
Member, EU-Research Commission, German Rector’s Conference (HRK)
2011-2014
Appointed Member of the Steering Committee, Council for Doctoral Education (CDE) of the European University Association (EUA)
2010-2017
Member, Editorial Board of Vision Research
2008-2010
Vice-Dean, Faculty of Physics, UMR