In the Department of Data Science we generate knowledge from data to advance neuroscience and ophthalmology.

Gonschorek, D., Höfling, L., Szatko, K. P., Franke, K., Schubert, T., Dunn, B., Berens, P. ... & Euler, T.

Removing inter-experimental variability from functional data in systems neuroscience.

Dec 06, 2021 | Advances in Neural Information Processing Systems, 34, 3706-3719.
BRAIN Initiative Cell Census Network (BICCN)

A multimodal cell census and atlas of the mammalian primary motor cortex

Oct 21, 2021 | Nature, 598(7879), 86-102.
Yoshimatsu, T., Bartel, P., Schröder, C., Janiak, F. K., St-Pierre, F., Berens, P., & Baden, T.

Ancestral circuits for vertebrate color vision emerge at the first retinal synapse

Oct 13, 2021 | Science Advances, 7(42), eabj6815
Scala, F., Kobak, D., Bernabucci, M., Bernaerts, Y., Cadwell, C. R., Castro, J. R., [...], Berens, P. & Tolias, A. S.

Phenotypic variation of transcriptomic cell types in mouse motor cortex

Oct 07, 2021 | Nature, 598(7879), 144-150
Sokoloski, S., Aschner, A., & Coen-Cagli, R.

Modelling the neural code in large populations of correlated neurons

Oct 05, 2021 | Elife, 10, e64615.
Ilanchezian, I., Kobak, D., Faber, H., Ziemssen, F., Berens, P., & Ayhan, M. S

Interpretable gender classification from retinal fundus images using BagNets.

Sep 21, 2021 | Proceedings, Part III 24 (pp. 477-487). Springer International Publishing.
Lause, J., Berens, P., & Kobak, D.

Analytic Pearson residuals for normalization of single-cell RNA-seq UMI data.

Sep 09, 2021 | Genome biology, 22(1), 1-20
Huang, Z., Ran, Y., Oesterle, Y., Euler, T., Berens, P.

Estimating smooth and sparse neural receptive fields with a flexible spline basis

Aug 18, 2021 | Neurons, Behavior, Data analysis, and Theory, Vol. 5, Issue 3, 2021
Kobak, D., Bernaerts, Y., Weis, M. A., Scala, F., Tolias, A. S., & Berens, P.

Sparse reduced-rank regression for exploratory visualisation of paired multivariate data

Aug 07, 2021 | Journal of the Royal Statistical Society Series C: Applied Statistics, 70(4), 980-1000
Schroeder, C., Oesterle, J., Berens, P., Yoshimatsu, T., & Baden, T.

Distinct synaptic transfer functions in same-type photoreceptors.

Jul 16, 2021 | Elife, 10, e67851.
Kobak, D., & Linderman, G. C.

Initialization is critical for preserving global data structure in both t-SNE and UMAP

Feb 01, 2021 | Nature biotechnology, 39(2), 156-157.