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Friedemann Zenke

Computational neuroscientist at the FMI in Basel. Main interests: Learning, memory, and information processing in  biologically inspired (spiking) neural networks.

Please note that most of this site’s contents has moved to zenkelab.org.

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  • High school students visiting the FMI
    Lab members organized a station for a recent outreach event during which more than 200 high school students from Basel and surroundings visited the FMI to learn more about genetics and neuroscience research. At theContinue reading Read more »
  • Hebbian plasticity could be the brain’s trick to make self-supervised learning workHebbian plasticity could be the brain’s trick to make self-supervised learning work
    Please take a look at our new preprint “The combination of Hebbian and predictive plasticity learns invariant object representations in deep sensory networks.” https://biorxiv.org/cgi/content/short/2022.03.17.484712v1 In this work led by Manu Srinath Halvagal we argue thatContinue reading Read more »
  • Swiss Computational Neuroscience Retreat 2022Swiss Computational Neuroscience Retreat 2022
    This year a group of computational neuroscientists consisting of group leaders and trainees from Basel, Bern, Geneva, Lausanne, and Zurich convened in Crans-Montana for an intensive three-day in-person event with talks and discussions on recentContinue reading Read more »