Schmid Research Group

The Schmid lab investigates brain circuit operations in the visual system in order to understand how we see and how vision can be improved under diseased conditions.


Open Positions
SNSF PhD positions

The Department of Systems Neuroscience at the Faculty of Medicine and Natural Sciences of the University of Freiburg / Fribourg, CH is looking for a doctoral candidate at the earliest possible start

New Publication
Recent publication

Binocular Suppression in the Macaque Lateral Geniculate Nucleus Reveals Early Competitive Interactions between the Eyes.

Published on january 2021

eNeuro 2021


RTS CQFD 13.01.2021

Pour un meilleur partage des données sur lʹoptogénétique.

Dr. Samy Rima


New publication

Theta, but Not Gamma Oscillations in Area V4 Depend on Input from Primary Visual Cortex.

Current Biology dec.2020

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Sharing experimental data in optogenetics to develop new neurological therapies.

Published on 24.11.2020 (UNIFR)

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Recent Publication

Advantage of detecting visual events in the right hemifield is affected by reading skill,

Vision Research 2020

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Recent Publication

Reward-Related Suppression of Neural Activity in Macaque Visual Area V4,

Cereb Cortex 2020.