pecka lab    
auditory neuroscience in context

Publications

Original articles:

1.   Pecka M.*, Lingner A.*, Leibold C., Grothe B. A novel concept for dynamic adjustment of auditory space (2018) Scientific Reports 8(1):8335 *Shared first authorship 

2.   Beiderbeck B., Myoga M.H., Müller N., Callan A.R., Friauf E., Grothe B.*, Pecka M.*° Precisely timed inhibition facilitates action potential firing for spatial coding in the auditory brainstem (2018) Nature Communications 2;9(1):1771; *Shared senior authorship; °Corresponding author   

3.   Stange-Marten A., Nabel A., Sinclair J.L., Fischl M.J., Alexandrova O., Wohlfrom H., Kopp-Scheinpflug C., Pecka M.*, Grothe B.* Input timing for spatial processing is precisely tuned via constant synaptic delays and myelination patterns in the auditory brainstem (2017) Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 114(24):E4851-E4858. *Shared senior authorship     

4.   Pecka M*, Yassin L*, Kajopoulos J, Gleiss H, Li L, Leibold C, Felmy F. Differences in synaptic and intrinsic properties result in topographic heterogeneity of temporal processing of neurons within the inferior colliculus. (2016) Hear Res. 341:79-90 *Shared 1 st authorship                           

5.   Ford MC, Alexandrova O, Cossell L, Stange-Marten A, Sinclair J, Kopp-Scheinpflug C, Pecka M, Attwell D, Grothe B. Tuning of Ranvier node and internode properties in myelinated axons to adjust action potential timing. (2015) Nature Communications 25;6:8073     

6.   Pecka M*, Han Y, Sader E, Mrsic-Flogel TD*. Experience-Dependent Specialization of Receptive Field Surround for Selective Coding of Natural Scenes (2014) Neuron. 84:457-469 *Shared corresponding authorship          

7.   Dietz M, Marquardt T, Stange A, Pecka M, Grothe B, McAlpine D. Emphasis of spatial cues in the temporal fine-structure during the rising segments of amplitude modulated sounds II: Single neuron recordings (2014) J. Neurophysiol. 111(10):1973-85   

8.   Stange A, Myoga MH, Lingner A, Ford MC, Alexandrova O, Felmy F, Pecka M, Siveke I, Grothe B. Adaptation in sound localization: from GABA(B) receptor-mediated synaptic modulation to perception (2013) Nature Neuroscience 16(12):1840-1847.  

9.   Pecka M, Siveke I, Grothe B, Lesica NA. Enhancement of ITD coding within the initial stage of the auditory pathway (2010) J Neurophysiol. 103(1):38-46       

10. Magnusson AK, Park TJ, Pecka M, Grothe B, Koch U. Retrograde GABA signalling adjusts sound localization by balancing excitation and inhibition in the brainstem (2008) Neuron 59(1):125-37.        

11. Pecka M, Brand A, Behrend O, and Grothe B. Interaural time difference processing in the medial superior olive: the role of glycinergic inhibition (2008). J. Neurosci. 28(27):6914-25.                           

12. Pecka M, Zahn T, Saunier-Rebori B, Siveke I, Felmy F, Wiegrebe L, Klug A, Pollak GD, and Grothe B. Inhibiting the inhibition: a neuronal network for sound localization in reverberant environments (2007) J. Neurosci. 27(7):1782-1790.    

13. Hermann J, Pecka M, von Gersdorff H, Grothe B, Klug A. Synaptic transmission at the calyx of Held under in vivo-like activity levels (2007) J. Neurophysiol.98:807-20.

14. Siveke I, Pecka M, Seidl AH, Baudoux S, and Grothe B. Binaural response properties of low-frequency neurons in the gerbil dorsal nucleus of the lateral lemniscus (2006) J. Neurophysiol. 96(3):1425-1440     

 

Review articles:

1.   Grothe B and Pecka M. The natural history of sound localization in mammals – a story of neuronal inhibition. (2014) Front. Neural Circuits 8:116. doi:10.3389/fncir.2014.00116            

2.   Grothe B, Pecka M, McAlpine D. Mechanisms of sound localization in mammals (2010) Physiol Rev. 90(3):983-1012. 

 

Book chapters:

1.   Grothe B, Leibold C, Pecka M: The medial superior olivary nucleus – meeting the need for speed . Book chapter in: The Oxford Handbook of the Auditory Brainstem, (2018) Oxford University Press. Edited by Karl Kandler.

Pecka M, Leibold C, Grothe B: Biological Aspects of Perceptual Space Formation. Book chapter in: The Technology of Binaural Understanding. (to be published in 2019), Springer. Edited by Jens Blauert.