Peter Ledochowitsch, Ph.D., Dipl.-Phys.
Peter Ledochowitsch is currently a Senior Scientist in the Department of Modeling, Analysis, and Theory (MAT), working with Michael Buice. Prior to that, Peter has been developing instrumentation as a Research Engineer III in the Department of Research Engineering under Peter Saggau. Peter originally joined the Allen Institute in 2014 as a Scientist I working with Timothy J. Blanche in the Department of Neural Coding.
Peter earned a Joint Ph.D. in bioengineering from the University of California, Berkeley and from the University of California, San Francisco, where he was co-advised by Dr. Michel M. Maharbiz and Dr. Jose M. Carmena. Peter’s Ph.D. work focused on the development of electrocorticographic microelectrode arrays, and on their application to functional brain mapping and brain-machine interfaces. He also earned a Management of Technology certificate from Haas Business School, and co-founded the medical device start up Cortera Neurotechnologies, Inc.
Peter holds a Dipl.-Phys. in physics with a minor in chemistry from the Georg August University in Göttingen (Germany). His thesis research on organic field effect transistors, was completed externally under the supervision of Dr. Alan J. Heeger at the University of California, Santa Barbara.
I am interested in elucidating universal principles of cortical computation, which generalize across distinct functional areas, as well as in translational projects that address clinical needs. I am involved in several projects at the interface of modeling, technology development, basic neuroscience, and translational medicine. My main focus is currently Visual Coding; more specifically the analysis of electrophysiological and two-photon imaging data using modern machine learning techniques.
- Extracellular electrophysiology
- Brain-machine interfaces
- Neural probe development
- Micro- and nanofabrication
- Multimodal interrogation of neural activity
- Machine Learning
- Multi-photon fluorescence imaging
- Animal behavior tracking
- Neural Coding
- Research Engineering
- Cell Types
Selected Publications View Publications
Journal of Neuroscience
May 4, 2022
Baratham VL, Dougherty ME, Hermiz J, Ledochowitsch P, Maharbiz MM, Bouchard KE
July 16, 2021
Siegle JH, Ledochowitsch P, Jia X, Millman DJ, Ocker GK, Caldejon S, Casal L, Cho A, Denman DJ, Durand S, Groblewski PA, Heller G, Kato I, Kivikas S, Lecoq J, Nayan C, Ngo K, Nicovich PR, North K, Ramirez TK, Swapp J, Waughman X, Williford A, Olsen SR, Koch C, Buice MA, de Vries SE.
March 8, 2021
Huang L, Ledochowitsch P, Knoblich U, Lecoq J, Murphy GJ, Reid RC, de Vries SEJ, Koch C, Zeng H, Buice MA, Waters J, Li L
January 20, 2021
Siegle JH, Jia X, Durand S, Gale S, Bennett C, Graddis N, Heller G, Ramirez TK, Choi H, Luviano JA, Groblewski PA, Ahmed R, Arkhipov A, Bernard A, Billeh YN, Brown D, Buice MA, Cain N, Caldejon S, Casal L, Cho A, Chvilicek M, Cox TC, Dai K, Denman DJ, de Vries S., Dietzman R, Esposito L, Farrell C, Feng D, Galbraith J, Garrett M, Gelfand EC, Hancock N, Harris JA, Howard R, Hu B, Hytnen R, Iyer R, Jessett E, Johnson K, Kato I, Kiggins J, Lambert S, Lecoq J, Ledochowitsch P, Lee JH, Leon A, Li Y, Liang E, Long F, Mace K, Melchior J, Millman D, Mollenkopf T, Nayan C, Ng L, Ngo D, Nguyen T, Nicovich PR, North K, Ocker GK, Ollerenshaw D, Oliver M, Pachitariu M, Perkins J, Reding M, Reid D, Robertson M, Ronellenfitch K, Seid S, Slaughterbeck C, Stoecklin M, Sullivan D, Sutton B, Swapp J, Thompson C, Turner K, Wakeman W, Whitesell JD, Williams D, Williford A, Young R, Zeng H, Naylor S, Phillips JW, Reid RC, Mihalas S, Olsen SR, Koch C
November 18, 2021
Lecoq J, Oliver M, Siegle JH, Orlova N, Ledochowitsch P, Koch C
February 18, 2019
Tsyboulski D, Orlova N, Ledochowitsch P, Saggau P
December 16, 2019
de Vries S, Lecoq J, Buice MA, Groblewski PA, Ocker GK, Oliver M, Feng F, Cain N, Ledochowitsch P, Millman D, Roll K, Garrett M, Keenan T, Kuan L, Mihalas S, Olsen S, Thompson C, Wakeman W, Waters J, Williams D, Barber C, Berbesque N, Blanchard B, Bowles N, Caldejon S, Casal L, Cho A, Cross S, Dang C, Dolbeare T, Edwards M, Galbraith J, Gaudreault N, Griffin F, Hargrave P, Howard R, Huang L, Jewell S, Keller N, Knoblich U, Larkin J, Larsen R, Lau C, Lee E, Lee F, Leon A, Li L, Long F, Luviano J, Mace K, Nguyen T, Perkins J, Robertson M, Seid S, Shea-Brown E, Shi J, Sjoquist N, Slaughterbeck C, Sullivan D, Valenza R, White C, Williford A, Witten D, Zhuang J, Zeng H, Farrell C, Ng L, Bernard A, Phillips JW, R Reid C, Koch C
November 8, 2017
Jun JJ, Steinmetz NA, Siegle JH, Denman DJ, Bauza M, Barbarits B, Lee AK, Anastassiou CA, Andrei A, Aydın Ç, Barbic M, Blanche TJ, Bonin V, Couto J, Dutta B, Gratiy SL, Gutnisky DA, Häusser M, Karsh B, Ledochowitsch P, Lopez CM, Mitelut C, Musa S, Okun M, Pachitariu M, Putzeys J, Rich PD, Rossant C, Sun WL, Svoboda K, Carandini M, Harris KD, Koch C5 O'Keefe J, Harris TD
July 5, 2016
Hawrylycz M, Anastassiou C, Arkhipov A, Berg J, Buice M, et al.
March 2, 2016
Yazdan-Shahmorad A, Diaz-Botia C, Hanson TL, Kharazia V, Ledochowitsch P, Maharbiz MM, Sabes PN
March 10, 2015
Yazdan-Shahmorad A, Diaz-Botia C, Hanson T, Ledochowitsch P, Maharabiz MM, Sabes PN
Journal of Neuroscience Methods
December 30, 2015
Ledochowitsch P, Yazdan-Shahmorad A, Bouchard KE, Diaz-Botia C, Hanson TL, He JW, Seybold BA, Olivero E, Phillips EA, Blanche TJ, Schreiner CE, Hasenstaub A, Chang EF, Sabes PN, Maharbiz MM
IEEE Journal of Solid-State Circuits
Muller R, Le H-P, Li W, Ledochowitsch P, Gambini S, Bjorninen T, Koralek A, Carmena JM, Maharbiz MM, Alon E, Rabaey JM