Mario Prsa

/webdav/site/lnco/shared/pictures/PIC_PrsaMario(mod).JPGMario Prsa, post-doc
Laboratory of Cognitive Neuroscience
Brain-Mind Institute
Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL)
Station 19, AI 2102
1015 Lausanne, Switzerland

phone: +41 21 693 1771
fax: +41 21 693 1770
e-m
ail: mario.prsa@epfl.ch
website:
http://people.epfl.ch/mario.prsa

Research Interests:
Neural control of movement, movement adaptation, oculomotor control, vestibular perception, visual-vestibular-auditory integration, maximum-likelihood esitmation methods.

Techniques:
Extra-cellular recordings, EEG.

Graduation:

Dr. rer. nat., Cognitive Neuroscience, Hertie Institute for Clinical Brain Research, University of Tübingen, Tübingen, Germany.

M. Eng., Biomedical Engineering, McGill University, Montreal, Canada.

B. Eng., Electrical Engineering, McGill University, Montreal, Canada.

Publications:

Prsa M, Dicke PW, Thier P. The absence of eye muscle fatigue indicates that the nervous system compensates for non-motor disturbances of oculomotor function. Journal of Neuroscience, 2010 Nov 24;30(47):15834-42.

Prsa M, Dash S, Catz N, Dicke PW, Thier P. Characteristics of responses of Golgi cells and mossy fibers to eye saccades and saccadic adaptation recorded from the posterior vermis of the cerebellum. Journal of Neuroscience, 2009 Jan 7;29(1):250-62.

Prsa M, Galiana HL. Visual-vestibular interaction hypothesis for the control of orienting gaze shifts by brain stem omnipause neurons. Journal of Neurophysiology, 2007 Feb;97(2):1149-62.

Books:

Prsa M. Optimizing Gaze Shift Models: A Switching Strategy Fusing Slow and Fast Phases in a Model of Combined Eye and Head Movements. VDM Verlag, 2008 May, ISBN-13: 978-3639021097.