Title of my talk: Emergence of memory engrams in the hippocampus.
Education and professional experience:
1995 Promotion: Biology, Technical University of Munich
2006 Habilitation: Physiology, University of Freiburg, Prof. Dr. Peter Jonas
08/1995 – 09/1998 Postdoctoral Researcher, University of Pennsylvania, School of Medicine,
Philadelphia/USA, Prof. Dr. M. Nusbaum, collaboration Prof. Dr. Eve Marder,
Brandeis/USA
09/1998 – 08/2004 Postdoctoral Researcher, University of Freiburg, Prof. Dr. P. Jonas
08/2004 – 09/2007 Assistant Professor (C1), University of Freiburg
09/2007 – 06/2010 Full-Professor (Personal Chair) for Neuroscience, University of Aberdeen,
Institute for Medical Sciences/UK
07/2010 – 07/2015 Lichtenbergprofessor (W3) for Systemic and Cellular Neurophysiology, University
of Freiburg
01/2016 – 2019 Temporary Chair of the Institute for Physiology, Dept. I
Since 2019 Chair of the Institute for Physiology, Dept. I
Major publications:
1. Hainmueller T, Bartos M (2018) Parallel emergence of stable and dynamic memory engrams in the
hippocampus. Nature 558:292-296. doi:10.1038/s41586-018-0191-2.
2. Sauer JF, Strüber M, Bartos M (2018) Recording Spatially Restricted Oscillations in the Hippocampus
of Behaving Mice. Jove-j Vis Exp doi:10.3791/57714.
3. Strüber M, Sauer JF, Jonas P, Bartos M(2017) Distance-dependent inhibition facilitates focality of
gamma oscillations in the dentate gyrus. Nat Commun 8:758-773.
4. Yuan M, Meyer T, Benkowitz C, Savanthrapadian S, Ansel-Bollepalli L, Foggetti A, Wulff P, Alcami P,
Elgueta C, Bartos M (2017) Somatostatin-positive interneurons in the dentate gyrus of mice provide
local- and long-range septal synaptic inhibition. Elife 6. doi: 10.7554/eLife.21105.
5. Biskamp J, Bartos M, Sauer JF (2017) Organization of prefrontal network activity by respirationrelated
oscillations. Sci Rep 7:45508-45519. doi: 10.1038/srep45508.
6. Strüber M, Jonas P, Bartos M (2015) Strength and duration of perisomatic GABAergic inhibition
depend on distance between synaptically connected cells. PNAS USA 112:1220-1225.
7. Sauer JF, Strüber M, Bartos M (2015) Impaired fast-spiking interneuron function in a genetic mouse
model of depression. elife. doi: 10.7554/eLife.04979.
8. Elgueta C, Köhler J, Bartos M (2015) Persistent discharges in dentate gyrus perisoma-inhibiting
interneurons require hyperpolarization-activated cyclic nucleotide-gated channel activation. J
Neurosci 35:4131-4139.
9. Hainmüller T, Krieglstein K, Kulik A, Bartos M (2014) Joint CP-AMPA and group I mGlu receptor
activation is required for synaptic plasticity in dentate gyrus fast-spiking interneurons. PNAS USA
111:13211-13216.
10. Hosp JA, Strüber M, Vida I, Jonas P, Bartos M (2014) Morpho-physiological criteria divide dentate
gyrus interneurons into classes. Hippocampus 24:189-203.

Marlene.bartos@physiologie.uni-freiburg.de
https://www.physiologie.uni-freiburg.de/research-groups/neuralnetworks