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Queiroz Zetune Villa Real K, Mougios N, Rehm R, Sograte-Idrissi S, Albert L, Rahimi AM, Maidorn M, Hentze J, Martínez-Carranza M, Hosseini H, Saal, K-A, Oleksiievets N, Prigge M, Tsukanov R, Stenmark P, Fornasiero EF, Opazo F. 2023.

A Versatile Synaptotagmin-1 Nanobody Provides Perturbation-Free Live Synaptic Imaging And Low Linkage-Error in Super-Resolution Microscopy. Small methods. e2300218.


Oppermann J**, Rozenberg A*, Fabrin T*, GonzalezCabrera C, Béjà O, Prigge M**, Hegemann P. 2023.

Robust Optogenetic Inhibition with Red-light-sensitive Anion-conducting Channelrhodopsins.

* authors contributed equally

** corresponding authors


Damaris Holder & Matthias Prigge, (2022), Spatial and temporal considerations of optogenetic tools in an all-optical single-beam experiment  In: Papagiakoumou E. (eds) All-optical methods to study neuronal function. 

Neuromethods Vol. 191, Humana Press, New York, NY.

Adi Miriam Goldenberg, Sarah Schmidt, Rea Mitelman, Dana Rubi Levy, Matthias Prigge, Yonatan Katz, Ofer Yizhar, Heinz Beck, Ilan Lamp

Localized chemogenetic silencing of inhibitory neurons: a novel mouse model of focal cortical epileptic activity

Cerebral Cortex 2022


Wetzel, Nicole, Andreas Widmann, Ursula Schöllkopf, Matthias Prigge, and Kerstin Krauel. 2022. “A New Paradigm to Assess Pupil Dilation as a Marker of Dysfunctional Arousal Regulation in Children and Adolescents with ADHD.” PsyArXiv.  doi:10.31234/


Shristi Baral*, Hassan Hosseini*, Kaushik More, Thomaz M. C. FabrinJochen Braun & Matthias Prigge

Spike-Dependent Dynamic Partitioning of the Locus Coeruleus Network through Noradrenergic Volume Release in a Simulation of Nucleus Core

Brain Sci. (Towards Understanding the Functional Connectivity of the Locus Coeruleus). 2022, 12(6), 728

[link] [BioRxiv]


Vemula KS, Malci A,Junge L,Lehmann AC, Rama R, Hradsky J,Matute RA, Weber A, Prigge M, Naumann M, Kreutz MR, Seidenbecher CI, Gundelfinger ED, Herrera-Molina R

Frontiers Cell Dev Biol​ 2020 [link]

Farmer A … Prigge M, Flautero AJ, More K. ... & König J.

Minimum Reporting Standards in Research on Transcutaneous Vagus Nerve Stimulation

Frontiers Human Neuroscience, 2020 [link]


Wiegert S, Mahn M, Prigge M, Prinz Y & Yizhar O

Silencing Neurons: Tools, Applications, and Experimental Constraints

Neuron, 2017; 95(3):504-529 [link]

Tsunoda SP, Prigge M, Yoshizumi AR, Inoue K, Kozaki Y, Ishizuka T, Yawo H, Yizhar O & Kandori H
Functional characterization of sodium-pumping rhodopsins with different pumping properties
PLoS, 2017; 12(7):e0179232 [link]


Tkatch T, Greotti E, Baranauskas G, Pendin D, Roy S, Nita IL, Wettmarshausen J, Prigge M, Yizhar O, Shirihai O, Fishman D, Hershfinkel M, Fleidervish AI, Perocchi F, Pozzan T & Sekler I
Optogenetic control of mitochondrial metabolism and Ca 2+ signaling by mitochondria-targeted opsins
PNAS, 2017; 114(26) [link]


Klavir O*, Prigge M*, Sarel A, Paz R & Yizhar O
Controlling fear associations through optogenetic modulation of amygdala-prefrontal connectivity
Nature Neuroscience, 2017, 20(6):836-844 [link]



Mahn M, Prigge M, Ron S, Levy R & Yizhar O
Biophysical constraints of optogenetic inhibition at presynaptic terminals
Nature Neuroscience 2016; 19:554–6 [link]


Wietek J & Prigge M
Enhancing Channelrhodopsins: An Overview
Methods Mol Biol. 2016;1408:141-65 [link]



Scott N, Prigge M, Yizhar O & Kimchi T
A sexually dirmophic hypothalamic circuit controls maternal care and oxytocin secretion
Nature 2015; 525(7570):519-22 [link]



Pashaie R., Anikeeva P, Lee JH, Prakash R, Yizhar O, Prigge M, DivyaC, Richner T & Williams J

Optogenetic Brain Interfaces
IEEE reviews in biomedical engineering 2014; 7:3-30 [link]



Akerboom J, Calderón CN, Tian L, Wabnig S, Prigge M, Tolö J, Gordus A, Orger BM, Severin EK, Macklin JJ, Patel R, Pulver RS, Wardill JT, Fischer E, Schüler C, Chen WT, Sarkisyan SK, Marvin SJ, Bargmann IC, Kim SD, Kügler S, Lagnado L, Hegemann P, Gottschalk A, Schreiter RE & Looger LL Genetically encoded calcium indicators for multi-color neural activity imaging and combination with optogenetics
Front Mol Neurosci. 2013; 6:2 -10 [link]



Erguth K, Prigge M, Schneider F, Hegemann P & Gottschalk A
Bimodal activation of different neuron classes with the spectrally red-shifted channelrhodopsin chimera C1V1 in Caenorhabditis elegans
PloS One 2012; 7(10):e46827 [link]


Prigge M, Schneider F, Tsunoda PS, Shilyansky C, Wietek J, Deisseroth K & Hegemann P Color-tuned Channelrhodopsins for Multiwavelength Optogenetics
JBC 2012; 287(38):31804-12 [link]



Zhang F, Vierock J, Yizhar O, Fenno LE, Tsunoda S, Kianianmomeni A, Prigge M, Berndt A, Cushman J, Polle J, Magnuson J, Hegemann P & Deisseroth K
The microbial opsin family of optogenetic tools.
Cell 2011; 147(7):1446-57 [link]


Yizhar O, Fenno LE, Prigge M, Stehfest K, Paz J., Schneider F, Tsunoda S, Fudim R, Ramakrishnan C, Huguenard J, Hegemann P & Deisseroth K
Neocortical excitation/inhibition balance in information processing and social dysfunction
Nature 2011, 477(7363):171-8 [link]



Prigge M*, Rösler A* & Hegemann P
Fast, repetitive light-activation of CaV3.2 using channelrhodopsin 2
Channels 2010; 4(3):241-7 [link]


Berndt A*, Prigge M*, Gradmann D & Hegemann P
Two open states with progressive proton selectivities in the branched channelrhodopsin-2 photocycle.
Biophysical Journal 2010; 98(5):753-61[link]



Zhang F, Prigge M, Beyriere F, Tsunoda SP, Mattis J, Yizhar O, Hegemann P & Deisseroth K Red-shifted optogenetic excitation: a tool for fast neural control derived from Volvox carteri
Nature Neuroscience 2008; (6):631-3 [link]

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