PhD Student @University of Tübingen
Janne Lappalainen studied physics at the University of Göttingen and Neuroengineering at the Technical University of Munich. He developed an interest in computational neuroscience and machine learning for computer vision during his studies.
He went on to conduct his master's thesis in a joint project at the Janelia Research Campus of the Howard Hughes Medical Institute. In this collaboration, he learned about the visual system of the fruit fly and developed ideas and preliminary results of the presented research.
In October 2020, he started as a Ph.D. student with Prof. Jakob Macke at the University of Tübingen and became a student of the International Max Planck Research School for Intelligent Systems (IMPRS-IS) in February 2021.