Institute of Neuroscience

Staff Profile

Dr Michael Schmid

Senior Lecturer in Systems Neuroscience


The Schmid lab investigates perceptual brain circuits and their plasticity.

For more information:

News: See our latest publication in Neuron on cell-targeted optogenetics.

To enquire about opportunities for participating in my lab's work as a technician, PhD student or post-doc, please send me an email.

External funding

Emmy Noether grant, Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft

Starting grant, European Research Council


Post-Doc: National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD, USA

PhD: Max Planck Institute for Biological Cybernetics, Tübingen, Germany