Founding developers Dennis Kätzel and Sampath Kapanaiah

The Open-Mac Commutator was developed by Dennis Kätzel and Sampath Kapanaiah, affiliated with the University of Ulm in Germany. Sampath is a Ph.D. student, working under the supervision of Dr. Dennis Kätzel. His research focuses on hippocampal aberrations in mouse models of psychiatric diseases, employing in vivo electrophysiology and behavioral testing.

Dr. Kätzel, a Professor of Neurophysiology at Ulm University, specializes in translational psychiatry, with a particular emphasis on schizophrenia and ADHD. His work involves investigating cognitive functions in mice using a variety of tools, including electrophysiological recording and neural circuit modulation