Data Science / Neuronal Modeling

We gain insights into the healthy and diseased nervous system by developing using computational models.

Grote, T., & Berens, P

Uncertainty, evidence, and the integration of machine learning into medical practice

Jul 19, 2023 | The Journal of Medicine and Philosophy: A Forum for Bioethics and Philosophy of Medicine (Vol. 48, No. 1, pp. 84-97). US: Oxford University Press
Congiu, M., Mondoloni, S., Zouridis, I. S., Schmors, L., Lecca, S., Lalive, A. L., Ginggen, K., Deng, F., Berens, P., Paolicelli, R. C., Li, Y., Burgalossi, A. & Mameli, M.

Plasticity of neuronal dynamics in the lateral habenula for cue-punishment associative learning

Jul 12, 2023 | Molecular Psychiatry, 1-10
Franke, K., Cai, C., Ponder, K., Fu, J., Sokoloski, S., Berens, P., & Tolias, A. S.

Asymmetric distribution of color-opponent response types across mouse visual cortex supports superior color vision in the sky.

Jun 05, 2023 | bioRxiv.
Böhm, J. N., Berens, P., & Kobak, D.

Unsupervised visualization of image datasets using contrastive learning

May 30, 2023 | Proceedings of the International Conference on Learning Representations (ICLR)
Beck, J., Deistler, M., Bernaerts, Y., Macke, J. H., & Berens, P

Efficient identification of informative features in simulation-based inference

Feb 24, 2022 | Advances in Neural Information Processing Systems, 35, 19260-19273
Strauss, S., Korympidou, M. M., Ran, Y., Franke, K., Schubert, T., Baden, T., Berens, P., Euler, T. & Vlasits, A. L

Center-surround interactions underlie bipolar cell motion sensitivity in the mouse retina

Feb 07, 2022 | Nature Communications, 13(1), 5574
Oesterle, J., Krämer, N., Hennig, P., & Berens, P.

Probabilistic solvers enable a straight-forward exploration of numerical uncertainty in neuroscience models

Jan 04, 2022 | Journal of Computational Neuroscience, 50(4), 485-503
Behrens, C., Yadav, S. C., Korympidou, M. M., Zhang, Y., Haverkamp, S., Berens, P. & Schubert, T.

Retinal horizontal cells use different synaptic sites for global feedforward and local feedback signaling.

Jan 01, 2022 | Current Biology, 32(3), 545-558
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.
Schroeder, C., Oesterle, J., Berens, P., Yoshimatsu, T., & Baden, T.

Distinct synaptic transfer functions in same-type photoreceptors.

Jul 16, 2021 | Elife, 10, e67851.
Baden, T., Euler, T., & Berens, P.

Understanding the retinal basis of vision across species.

Dec 12, 2020 | Nature Reviews Neuroscience, 21(1), 5-20.
Schröder, C., Klindt, D., Strauss, S., Franke, K., Bethge, M., Euler, T., & Berens, P.

System identification with biophysical constraints: A circuit model of the inner retina.

Dec 08, 2020 | Advances in Neural Information Processing Systems, 33, 15439-15450.
Oesterle, J., Behrens, C., Schröder, C., Hermann, T., Euler, T., Franke, K., ... & Berens, P.

Bayesian inference for biophysical neuron models enables stimulus optimization for retinal neuroprosthetics

Oct 27, 2020 | Elife, 9, e54997.
Laturnus, S., von Daranyi, A., Huang, Z., & Berens, P.

MorphoPy: A python package for feature extraction of neural morphologies.

Aug 03, 2020 | Journal of Open Source Software, 5(52), 2339.
Yoshimatsu, T., Schröder, C., Nevala, N. E., Berens, P., & Baden, T.

Fovea-like photoreceptor specializations underlie single UV cone driven prey-capture behavior in zebrafish.

Jul 22, 2020 | Neuron, 107(2), 320-337.
Szatko, K. P., Korympidou, M. M., Ran, Y., Berens, P., Dalkara, D., Schubert, T., ... & Franke, K.

Neural circuits in the mouse retina support color vision in the upper visual field.

Jul 13, 2020 | Nature communications, 11(1), 3481.
Laturnus, S., Kobak, D., & Berens, P.

A systematic evaluation of interneuron morphology representations for cell type discrimination.

May 04, 2020 | Neuroinformatics, 18, 591-609.
Ran, Y., Huang, Z., Baden, T., Schubert, T., Baayen, H., Berens, P., ... & Euler, T.

Type-specific dendritic integration in mouse retinal ganglion cells.

Apr 30, 2020 | Nature Communications, 11(1), 2101.
Höfling, L., Oesterle, J., Berens, P., & Zeck, G

Probing and predicting ganglion cell responses to smooth electrical stimulation in healthy and blind mouse retina.

Mar 23, 2020 | Scientific reports, 10(1), 5248.
Zhao, Z., Klindt, D. A., Maia Chagas, A., Szatko, K. P., Rogerson, L., Protti, D. A., ... & Euler, T.

The temporal structure of the inner retina at a single glance.

Mar 10, 2020 | Scientific reports, 10(1), 4399.
Power, M. J., Rogerson, L. E., Schubert, T., Berens, P., Euler, T., & Paquet‐Durand, F.

Systematic spatiotemporal mapping reveals divergent cell death pathways in three mouse models of hereditary retinal degeneration.

Mar 05, 2020 | Journal of Comparative Neurology, 528(7), 1113-1139.
Cadwell, C. R., Scala, F., Fahey, P. G., Kobak, D., Mulherkar, S., Sinz, F. H., ... & Tolias, A. S.

Cell type composition and circuit organization of clonally related excitatory neurons in the juvenile mouse neocortex.

Mar 05, 2020 | Elife, 9, e52951.
Schröder, C., James, B., Lagnado, L., & Berens, P.

Approximate bayesian inference for a mechanistic model of vesicle release at a ribbon synapse.

Dec 10, 2019 | Advances in Neural Information Processing Systems, 32.
Scala, F., Kobak, D., Shan, S., Bernaerts, Y., Laturnus, S., Cadwell, C. R., ... Berens, P., ... & Tolias, A. S

Layer 4 of mouse neocortex differs in cell types and circuit organization between sensory areas

Sep 13, 2019 | Nature communications, 10(1), 4174.
Rogerson, L. E., Zhao, Z., Franke, K., Euler, T., & Berens, P.

Bayesian hypothesis testing and experimental design for two-photon imaging data.

Aug 22, 2019 | PLoS computational biology, 15(8), e1007205.
Rosón, M. R., Bauer, Y., Kotkat, A. H., Berens, P., Euler, T., & Busse, L.

Mouse dLGN receives functional input from a diverse population of retinal ganglion cells with limited convergence.

Apr 17, 2019 | Neuron, 102(2), 462-476.
Dhande, O. S., Stafford, B. K., Franke, K., El-Danaf, R., Percival, K. A., Phan, A. H., ..., Berens, P., ... & Huberman, A. D

Molecular fingerprinting of on–off direction-selective retinal ganglion cells across species and relevance to primate visual circuits.

Jan 02, 2019 | Journal of Neuroscience, 39(1), 78-95.