Friedrich Sommer

Friedrich (Fritz) Sommer is an adjunct professor at the Redwood Center for Theoretical Neuroscience and the Helen Wills Neuroscience Institute. His lab develops computational models of the brain to investigate how neurons and networks collaborate and organize to produce perception, memory and ultimately cognition. An advocate for public sharing and broad analysis of experimental data, his lab is building the core facilities for a new data sharing initiative, the Collaborative Research in Computational Neuroscience ( marketplace and forum.