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  1. Franke K*, Willeke K*, Ponder K, Galdamez M, Muhammad T, Patel S, Froudarakis E, Reimer J, Sinz F, Tolias A. Behavioral state tunes mouse vision to ethological features through pupil dilation. bioRxiv 10.1101/2021.09.03.458870 (2021)
  2. Qiu Y, Zhao Z, Kautzky M, Klindt D, Szatko K, Schaeffel F, Rifai K, Franke K, Busse L, Euler T. Mouse retinal specializations reflect knowledge of natural environment statistics. Current Biology 31, 3233-3247 (2021)
  3. Strauss S, Korympidou M, Ran Y, Franke K, Schubert T, Baden T, Berens P, Euler T, Vlasits A. Center-surround interactions underlie bipolar cell motion sensing in the mouse retina. bioRxiv 10.1101/2021.05.31.446404 (2021) 

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  1. Szatko K*, Korympidou M*, Ran Y, Berens P, Dalkara D, Schubert T, Euler T, Franke K. Neural circuits in the mouse retina support color vision in the upper visual field. Nature Communications 11, 3481 (2020)
  2. Ran Y*, Huang Z*, Baden T, Baayen H, Berens P, Franke K, Euler T. Type-specific dendritic integration in mouse retinal ganglion cells. Nature Communications 11, 2101 (2020)
  3. Franke K, Vlasits A. Unblinding with infrared nanosensors (Perspective). Science 368: 1057-1058 (2020)
  4. Zhao Z, Klindt K, Maia Chagas A, Szatko K, Rogerson L, Protti D, Behrens C, Dalkara D, Schubert T, Bethge M, Franke K, Berens P, Ecker A, Euler T. The temporal structure of the inner retina at a single glance. Scientific Reports 10, 4399 (2020)
  5. Schröder C, Klindt D, Strauß S, Franke K, Bethge M, Euler T, Berens P. System identification with biophysical constraints: A circuit model of the inner retina. NeurIPS, preprint at bioRxiv (2020)
  6. Oesterle J, Behrens C, Schröder C, Herrmann T, Euler T, Franke K, Smith RG, Zeck G, Berens P. Bayesian inference for biophysical neuron models enables stimulus optimization for retinal neuroprosthetics. eLife 9:e54997 (2020)
  7. Idrees S, Baumann M-P, Korympidou M, Schubert T, Kling A, Franke K, Hafed Z, Franke F, Münch T. Retinal mechanisms of saccadic suppression and their role in processing sequential stimuli. bioRxiv 2020.08.21.261198 (2020)

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  1. Franke K*, Maia Chagas A*, Zhao Z, Zimmerman M, Qiu Y, Szatko K, Baden T, Euler T. An arbitrary-spectrum spatial visual stimulator for vision research. eLife 8:e48779 (2019)
  2. Rogerson LE, Zhao Z, Franke K, Berens P, Euler T. Bayesian Hypothesis Testing And Experimental Design For Two-Photon Imaging Data. PLOS Computational Biology 15(10): e10084773 (2019)
  3. Dhande O, Stafford B, Franke K, El-Danaf R, Percival K, Phan A, Li P, Hansen B, Nguyen P, Berens P, Taylor WR, Callaway E, Euler T, Huberman A. Molecular fingerprinting of On-Off direction selective retinal ganglion cells across species and relevance to primate visual circuits. Journal of Neuroscience 39 (1) 78-95 (2019)
  4. Euler T, Franke K, Baden T. Studying a light sensor with light: multiphoton imaging in the retina. In: Hartveit E. (eds) Multiphoton Microscopy. In: Hartveit E. (eds) Multiphoton Microscopy. Neuromethods (2019)

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  1. Vlasits A, Euler T, Franke K. Function first: classifying cell types and circuits of the retina. Current Opinion in Neurobiology 56:8-15 (2018)

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  1. Franke K*, Berens P*, Schubert T, Bethge M, Euler T, Baden T. Inhibition decorrelates visual feature representations in the inner retina. Nature 542, 439–444 (2017)
  2. Franke K, Baden T. General features of inhibition in the inner retina. Journal of Physiology 595.16:5507–5515 (2017)

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  1. Baden T*, Berens P*, Franke K*, Román Rosón M, Bethge M, Euler T. The functional diversity of retinal ganglion cells in the mouse. Nature 529, 345–350 (2016)

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  1. Aberle T, Franke K, Rist E, Benz K, Schlosshauer B. Cell-type specific four-component hydrogel. Plos One 9:e86740 (2014)

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  1. Franke K, Baur M, Daum L, Vaegler M, Sievert KD, Schlosshauer B. Prostate carcinoma cell growth-inhibiting hydrogel supports axonal regeneration in vitro. Neuroscience Letters 541, 248–252 (2013)

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