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Meng-Jung Lee


Bernstein Center Freiburg
Neurobiology and Neurotechnology
Hansastr. 9a
D-79104 Freiburg

Tel. +49 (0)761 203 67967


Research Topics

  • Exploiting the redundancy of the motor system on different levels for controlling additional degrees-of-freedom of supernumerary limbs


  • Microelectrode array recordings
  • Neural information processing
  • Two-photon and confocal microscopy
  • Organotypic culture

Academic Background

  • 2016 – 2020 Ph.D. candidate Neural Information Processing in Universität Tübingen, Germany
  • 2013 – 2015 Master of Science Institute of Systems Neuroscience in National Tsing Hua University, Taiwan
  • 2009 – 2013 Bachelor Degrees (double majors)
    Department of Life Science, National Tsing Hua University, Taiwan
    Department of Economics, National Tsing Hua University, Taiwan

Research Positions

  • Nov 2015 – Jun 2016 Associate Researcher
    National Tsing Hua University, Department of Systems Neuroscience, Taiwan

Honors and Awards

  • 2018 FEBS Letters Poster Prize
  • 2015 Honorable Mention Award in Poster Contest of College of Life Science Symposium
  • 2013 National Tsing Hua University Outstanding Award
  • 2012 National Tsing Hua University Dean’s list

Selective Publications

  • 2020 Electrical imaging light-induced signal propagation across and within retinal layers using high-density micro electrode array (Front. Neurosci., 19 November) Lee, M.J., Zeck, G.
  • 2020 Multiple approaches for enhancing neural activity to promote neurite outgrowth of retinal explants Chiao, C.C., Lin, C.I., Lee, M.J.
  • 2019 Combining two photon microscopy and CMOS MEA to uncover the mechanism of aberrant activity in blind retina (Frontiers, conference abstract) Lee, M.J., Srivastava, P., Rogerson, L., Berens, P., Euler, Schubert,T. and Zeck, G.
  • 2016 Short-term alteration of developmental neural activity enhances neurite outgrowth of retinal explants (IOVS, Volume 57, Issue 15) Lee, M.J., Chiao, C.C.