Marcus Kaiser, Ph.D.  FRSB
Professor of Neuroinformatics

School of Computing Science
Newcastle University
Claremont Tower
Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 7RU

Tel                   +44 (0)191 208 8161


8/2005                                    Jacobs University Bremen, Germany           
PhD in Neuroscience, special distinction       

9/2002                                    Ruhr-University Bochum, Germany  
Diplom” (=BSc+MSc) Biology, first-class honours degree

Since 10/1998                        Distance University Hagen, Germany           

part time studies of Computer Science (Master’s level)


Professional History           

2015 –                                     Professor (Personal Chair) in Neuroinformatics,
                                                Newcastle University, UK

2010 – 2015                            Associate Professor (Reader) in Neuroinformatics,
                                                Newcastle University, UK

2009 – 2013                            Visiting Associate Professor (part-time)

Seoul National University, South Korea                                              Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences

2005 – 2010                           Assistant Professor (RCUK Academic Fellow)
for Complex Neural Systems, Newcastle University, UK


Prizes, Awards and other Honours

2016                Elected Fellow of the Royal Society of Biology (FRSB)

2003 – 2005    Fellow of the German National Merit Foundation (PhD scholarship)

20002002    Fritz-ter-Meer Foundation (Bayer PLC)  (MSc studentship)

Professional Contributions


IEEE - Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (Senior Member since 2013)         

RSB - Royal Society of Biology (Fellow since 2016)

BNA - British Neuroscience Association

ISMAR - International Society of Magnetic Resonance        

ISMRM - International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine (British Chapter)

UK Mathematical Neuroscience Network
UK INCF Special Interest Group in Image-based Neuroinformatics (Leader)
EPSRC Peer Review College

Editorial appointments

·     Member of the editorial board of Royal Society Open Science (since 12/2016)

·     Member of the editorial board of Network Neuroscience, MIT Press (since 4/2016)

·     Member of the editorial board of Applied Network Science, Springer (since 7/2015)

·     Member of the editorial board of ACM Computing Reviews (since 10/2012)

·     Member of the editorial board of Frontiers in Neuroinformatics (since 8/2007)

·     Member of the editorial board of PLOS ONE (since 9/2008)

·     Editor of special issue of Frontiers in Neuroinformatics on ‘Hierarchy and dynamics in neural networks’.


Organizational management

·     Chair of Neuroinformatics UK  (since 2017)

·     Co-Chair of the SIG in Neuroinformatics of the British Neuroscience Association (since 2017)

·     Leader of the UK INCF Special Interest Group in Image-based Neuroinformatics (since 2011)

·     Organization of the first UK INCF workshop on Image-based Neuroinformatics, Newcastle University, January 2012


Newcastle University

·     Initiator/Co-Director of Wellcome Trust Systems Neuroscience PhD programme (since 2007)

·     Leader of Neuroinformatics ( )

·     Leader of Neuroinformatics strand within our Bioinformatics master programme (since 2010)

·     Chair of the IT Committee within the School of Computing Science (since 2015)


Reviewer for funding bodies


Academy of Medical Sciences
Alzheimer Research UK

Biol. & Biotech. Res. Council (BBSRC)*

Eng. & Phys. Sci. Res. Council (EPSRC)*

Medical Research Council (MRC)*
Wellcome Trust*

Leverhulme Trust

Hadwen Trust

Royal Society of Edinburgh



US National Science Foundation (NSF)

French Research Foundation (ANR)

German Ministry for Research (BMBF)

Austrian Science Foundation (FWF)
Swiss National Science Foundation (SNF)

Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI)
Banff International Research Station (BIRS)

Dutch Science Foundation (NWO)

US-Israel Binational Science Foundation

Hong-Kong Baptist University 

*: frequently


Reviewer for journals

ACM Computing Reviews

American Journal of Psychiatry

Biological Psychiatry

BMC Neuroscience


Brain Connectivity

Brain Research Bulletin

Brain Structure and Function*

British Journal of Neurosurgery
Cerebral Cortex*


Chinese Physics Letters

Clinical Neurophysiology

Current Biology


European Journal of Neuroscience

European Physical Journal B


Frontiers in Neuroinformatics

Human Brain Mapping*

Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease
Journal of Complex Networks

Journal of Neuroscience

Journal of the Royal Society Interface Journal of Comparative Physiology A

Nature Communications
Nature Physics

Nature Reviews Neuroscience

Neural Networks


Neuroimage Clinical*




New Journal of Physics 


Phil. Trans. Roy. Soc. B*

Physica A

Physical Review E*

Physical Review Letters*

PLOS Computational Biology*


Proc. Roy. Soc. Lond. Ser. B

Proc. Roy. Soc. Lond. Ser. A


Scientific Reports

The Anatomical Record

Translational Psychiatry

Trends in Cognitive Sciences

*: frequently

Reviewer for publishers (journal and book proposals)

Cambridge University Press
MIT Press

Oxford University Press

Wiley-VCH Press

External member of faculty selection or faculty promotion committees
Universities in EU and Africa




Current Grants
2016    EPSRC Programme Grant (Co-I)                                                         £4,350,000

2016    Alzheimer’s Research UK Pilot Grant (Co-I)                                             £45,000
2015    Newcastle Healthcare Charity (Co-I)                                                                    £35,000
2014    EPSRC/Wellcome Trust: Innovative Engineering for Health (Co-I)  £10,000,000

2012    BBSRC PhD studentship (PI)                                                                   £90,000

2007    Wellcome Trust - Four-year PhD programme (Co-PI)                      £4,000,000

Previous Grants
2014    School of Computing Science – Research Innovation Fund (PI)              £9,500
2013    EPSRC Standard Grant (PI)                                                                   £465,000

2013    NIHR: Disruption of brain connectivity in Lewy body dementias (Co-I)   £80,000

2011    EPSRC Impact Award (PI)                                                                       £26,495
2011    Amazon Cloud Computing Research Grant (PI)                                        $7,500
2010    Santander Visiting Fellowship (PI)                                                              £3,000
2009    EPSRC First Grant (PI)                                                                          £380,000

2009    Newcastle University, Computing Science Strategic Grant (PI)              £10,000

2009    KRF WCU-Visiting Professorship Seoul National University                 £235,000

2009    BBSRC PhD studentship (PI)                                                                   £80,000

2007    Royal Society - Conference Travel Grant                                                  £1,000

2007    International Center of Transdisciplinary Studies (ICTS),
Jacobs University Bremen - Visiting Fellowship                                           £750

2007    Royal Society - Research Grant (PI)                                                       £15,000

2006    EPSRC - CARMEN e-science (Co-I, total sum of grant)                   £4,500,000

2006    EPSRC - CASE PhD studentship (PI)                                                      £80,000

2005    DFG (German Research Council) - Conference Travel Grant                    £750

2004    DAAD - academic exchange - Germany-USA (co-applicant)                   £5,000




Research fellows supervised

20082012    Jennifer Simonotto

2009                Christoph Feenders

2010                Jinseop Kim*

20102013    Cheol E. Han*

2013 2016    Roman Bauer*

2013 2015    Peter Taylor*

2013 2016    Yujiang Wang*

2012             Luis Peraza Rodriguez

2015 – 2016    Sol Lim


                                                                                    *: now faculty members


PhD students supervised

20092013    Henrik Kjeldsen           Wellcome Trust programme

20092014    Richard Tomsett         BBSRC programme

20102015    Sol Lim            Korean Research Foundation
2013 2016    Chris Papasavvas      Wellcome Trust programme              

2014             Chris Thornton            BBSRC programme

2014             Frances Hutchings     Computing Science Studentship

2014             Michael Mackay          Staff PhD student

2015             Chris Hayward            SAgE Faculty DTA studentship
2017             Nishant Sinha              Computing Science / IoN studentship


PhDs examined (external)

2017    Siti Makhtar                             York University, United Kingdom
2016    Ye Yao                        Warwick University, United Kingdom

2015    Peter Eipert                             Rostock University, Germany

2015    Sarvenaz Choobdar               University of Porto, Portugal

2012    David Samu                            Sussex University, United Kingdom

2011    Pedro Ribeiro                          University of Porto, Portugal

2007    Lucia Zemanova                     Potsdam University, Germany





Higher education teaching qualification

2009                Certificate in Advanced Studies in Academic Practice, Newcastle University
                        recognized as Higher Education Academy (HEA) Associate Fellow


Undergraduate and graduate teaching

20022005    Jacobs University Bremen, Germany


2005             Newcastle University

· Computing Environments for Bioinformatics module (Perl, SQL)

· Neuroinformatics and Computational Neuroscience module

· Complex Systems module (network analysis & dynamical systems)

· Lecture on Connectomics, MSc Neuroscience

· Lecture on Neuroinformatics, IoN Research Summer School


20102012    Seoul National University

· Neuroinformatics and Computational Neuroscience module

· Lecture on Neuroinformatics and Connectomics, PhD programme


2011                Tutorial on Connectome Analysis at Computational Neuroscience Society
Annual Meeting, Stockholm, Sweden


Public understanding of science

2017                Public Lecture Computing at School North East Meeting, Newcastle, UK
2014                YouTube         Channel:
2013                Comic              British Science Festival, Newcastle, UK

2006                Interview         BBC Radio, UK

2005                Public lecture  Benjamine der Wissenschaft, Bremen, Germany






Currently 2,380+ citations in ISI ( and

4,650+ in Google Scholar (





Bota M, Crook S, Kaiser M (eds.) Producing and Analyzing Macro-Connectomes: Current State and Challenges. Frontiers Research Topic, 2016.
Kaiser M, Hilgetag CC, Kötter R (eds.) Hierarchy and dynamics in neural networks. Frontiers Research Topic, 2012.


PhD thesis

2005    Neural and Biochemical Networks: Organization, Development, and Robustness



Peer-reviewed Journal Publications

1.      Kaiser M. Mechanisms of Connectome Development. Trends in Cognitive Sciences,
21:703-717, 2017.

2.      Wang Y, Trevelyan AJ, Taylor PN, Valentin A, Alarcon G, Kaiser M. Mechanisms underlying different onset patterns of focal seizures. PLOS Computational Biology, 13(5): e1005475, 2017.

3.      Sinha N, Dauwels J, Kaiser M, Cash SS, Brandon Westover M, Wang Y, Taylor PN. Reply: Computer models to inform epilepsy surgery strategies: prediction of postoperative outcome. Brain doi:10.1093/brain/awx068, 2017.

4.      Bauer R, Kaiser M. Nonlinear growth: an origin of hub organization in complex networks. Royal Society Open Science, 4:160691, 2017.

5.      Peraza L, Nesbitt D, Lawson R, Duncan G, Yarnall A, Khoo T, Kaiser M, Firbank M, O'Brien J, Barker R, Brooks D, Burn D, Taylor JP. Intra- and inter-network functional alterations in Parkinson’s disease with mild cognitive impairment. Human Brain Mapping, 38(3):1702-1715, 2017.

6.      Taylor PN, Wang Y, Kaiser M. Within brain area tractography suggests local modularity using high resolution connectomics. Scientific Reports, 7:39859, 2017.

7.      Sinha N, Dauwels J, Wang Y, Kaiser M, Cash SS, Westover MB, Taylor PN.
Predicting neurosurgical outcomes in focal epilepsy patients using computational modelling. Brain, 140(2):319-332, 2017.

8.      Wang Y, Necus J, Kaiser M, Mota B. Universality in human cortical folding in health and disease. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA, 113(45):12820–12825, 2016.

9.      Ainsworth M, Lee S, Kaiser M, Simonotto J, Cunningham MO, Kopell N, Whittington MA. GABAB receptor-mediated, layer-specific synaptic plasticity reorganises gamma frequency neocortical response to stimulation. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 113:E2721–E2729, 2016.

10.   Thanarajah SE, Han CE, Rotarska-Jagiela A, Singer W, Deichmann R, Maurer K, Kaiser M, Uhlhaas P. Abnormal Connectional Fingerprints in Schizophrenia: A Novel Network Analysis of Diffusion Tensor Imaging Data. Frontiers in Psychiatry 7:114, 2016.

11.   Luis R. Peraza LR, Colloby SJ, Deboys L, O’Brien JT, Kaiser M, Taylor JP. Regional functional synchronizations in dementia with Lewy bodies and Alzheimer’s disease. International Psychogeriatrics, 28(7):1143-1151, 2016.

12.   Hutchings F, Han CE, Keller S, Weber B, Taylor PN, Kaiser M. Predicting Surgery Targets in Temporal Lobe Epilepsy through Structural Connectome Based Simulations.
PLOS Computational Biology 11:e1004642, 2015.

13.   Lo YP, O'Dea R, Crofts JJ, Han CE, Kaiser M. A geometric network model of intrinsic grey-matter connectivity of the human brain. Scientific Reports 5:15397, 2015.

14.   Papasavvas CA, Wang Y, Trevelyan AJ, Kaiser M. Gain control through divisive inhibition prevents abrupt transition to chaos in a neural mass model. Physical Review E 92:032723, 2015.

15.   Peraza LR, Colloby SJ, Firbank MJ, Greasy GS, McKeith IG, Kaiser M, O’Brien J, Taylor JP. Resting state in Parkinson’s disease dementia and dementia with Lewy bodies: Commonalities and differences. International Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry 30: 1135–1146, 2015.

16.   Peraza LR, Taylor JP, Kaiser M. Divergent brain functional network alterations in dementia with Lewy bodies and Alzheimer's disease. Neurobiology of Aging 36: 2458–2467, 2015.

17.   Kjeldsen H, Kaiser M, Whittington MA. Near-Field Electromagnetic Holography for high-resolution analysis of network interactions in neuronal tissue. Journal of Neuroscience Methods 253:1-9, 2015.

18.   Taylor PN, Thomas J, Sinha N, Dauwels J, Kaiser M, Thesen T, Ruths J. Optimal control based seizure abatement using patient derived connectivity. Frontiers in Neuroscience 9:202, 2015.

19.   Kaiser M. Neuroanatomy: Connectome Connects Fly and Mammalian Brain Networks.
Current Biology 25:R416–R418, 2015.

20.   Lim S, Han CE, Uhlhaas P, Kaiser M. Preferential Detachment During Human Brain Development: Age- and Sex- Specific Structural Connectivity in Diffusion Tensor Imaging (DTI) Data. Cerebral Cortex, 25(6):1477-1489, 2015.

21.   Tomsett RJ, Ainsworth M, Thiele A, Sanayei M, Chen X, Gieselmann A, Whittington MA, Cunningham MO, Kaiser M. Virtual Electrode Recording Tool for EXtracellular potentials (VERTEX): Comparing multi-electrode recordings from simulated and biological mammalian cortical tissue.  Brain Structure and Function, 220: 2333-2353, 2015.

22.   Yoo SW, Han CE, Shin JS, Seo SW, Na DL, Kaiser M, Jeong Y, Seong JK. A Network Flow-based Analysis of Cognitive Reserve in Normal Ageing and Alzheimer’s Disease. Nature Scientific Reports 5:10057, 2015.

23.   Taylor PN, Han CE, Schoene-Baked JC, Weber B, Kaiser M. Structural connectivity changes in temporal lobe epilepsy: Spatial features contribute more than topological measures. Neuroimage:Clinical 8:322-328, 2015.

24.   Lim S, Kaiser M. Overlapping time windows for axon growth lead to higher bidirectionality and non-overlapping time windows produce longer connections in a computer model of neuronal network development. Biological Cybernetics 109:275-286, 2015.

25.   Kim JS, Kaiser M. From Caenorhabditis elegans to the Human Connectome: Lower dispersion and fewer rules reduce evolutionary and developmental costs.
Phil Trans Roy Soc B 369:20130529, 2014.

26.   Huett MT, Kaiser M, Hilgetag CC. Perspective: Network-guided pattern formation of neural dynamics. Phil Trans Roy Soc B 369:20130522, 2014.

27.   Bauer R, Kaiser M, Stoll E. A computational model for the origins of glioma. PLOS ONE 9: e111219, 2014.

28.   Taylor PN, Kaiser M, Dauwels J. Structural connectivity based whole brain modelling in epilepsy. Journal of Neuroscience Methods 236:51–57, 2014.

29.   Peraza L, Kaiser M, Firbank M, Graziadio S, Bonanni L, Onofrj M, Blamire A, O'Brien J, Taylor JP. fMRI resting state networks and their association with cognitive fluctuations in dementia with Lewy bodies. NeuroImage:Clinical 4:558–565, 2014.

30.   Klein D, Rotarska-Jagiela A, Genc E, Shritaran S, Mohr H, Roux F, Han CE, Kaiser M, Singer W, Uhlhaas PJ. Adolescent Brain Maturation and Cortical Folding: Evidence for Reductions in Gyrification. PLOS ONE, 9:e84914, 2014.

31.   Kaiser M. The potential of the human connectome as a biomarker of brain disease. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience 7:484, 2013.

32.   O’Dea R, Crofts J, Kaiser M. Spreading Dynamics On Spatially Constrained Complex Brain Networks. Journal of the Royal Society: Interface 10: 20130016, 2013.

33.   Bohr I, Kenny E, Blamire A, O'Brien J, Thomas A, Richardson R, Kaiser M. Resting-state functional connectivity in late-life depression: higher global connectivity and more long distance connections. Frontiers in Neuropsychiatric Imaging and Stimulation 3:116. doi: 10.3389/fpsyt.2012.00116, 2013.

34.   Marcelino J, Kaiser M. Critical paths in a metapopulation model of H1N1: Efficiently delaying influenza spreading through flight cancellation.
PLoS Currents Influenza, doi: 10.1371/4f8c9a2e1fca8, 2012.

35.   Zawadzki K, Echtermeyer C, Viana MP, Kaiser M, Costa LdF. Morphological Homogeneity of Neurons: Searching for outliers in inner categories of neuronal cells. Neuroinformatics 10:379-389, 2012.

36.   Comin CH, Batistista JLB, Viana MP, Costa LdF, Travencolo BAN, Kaiser M. Structure and dynamics: The transition from non-equilibrium to equilibrium in integrate-and-fire dynamics. Int. J. of Bifurcation and Chaos 22: 1250174, 2012.

37.   Kaiser M, Varier S. Evolution and Development of Brain Networks: From Caenorhabditis elegans to Homo sapiens. Network: Computation in Neural Systems 22:143-147, 2011.

38.   Varier S, Kaiser M, Forsyth R. Establishing, versus maintaining, brain function: a neurocomputational model of injury to the immature brain. Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society 17: 1030-1038, 2011.

39.   Echtermeyer C, Han CE, Rotarska-Jagiela A, Mohr H, Uhlhaas P, Kaiser M. Integrating temporal and spatial scales: Human structural network motifs across age and region-of-interest size. Frontiers in Neuroinformatics 5:10, 2011.

40.   Kaiser M. A Tutorial in Connectome Analysis:  Topological and Spatial Features of Brain Networks. Neuroimage 57:892–907, 2011.

41.   Echtermeyer C, Rodriguez F, Costa FdL, Kaiser M. Automatic network fingerprinting through singular node motifs. PLoS ONE 6(1):e15765, 2011.

42.   Varier S, Kaiser M. Neural development features: Spatio-temporal development of the C. elegans neuronal network. PLoS Computational Biology 7:e1001044, 2011.

43.   Kaiser M, Hilgetag CC, Koetter R. Hierarchy and dynamics of neural networks. Frontiers in Neuroinformatics 4:112, 2010.

44.   Kaiser M, Hilgetag CC. Optimal hierarchical modular topologies for producing limited sustained activation of neural networks. Frontiers in Neuroinformatics 4:8, 2010.

45.   Roopun AK, Simonotto JD, Jenkins A, Schofield IS, Whittaker RG, Kaiser M, Whittington MA, Traub RD, Cunningham MO. A nonsynaptic mechanism underlying interictal discharges in human epileptic neocortex. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 107:338-343, 2010.

46.   Marcelino J, Kaiser M. Efficient network spreading slow-down through edge removal. PLoS Currents: Influenza RRN1005, 2009.

47.   Kaiser M, Hilgetag CC, van Ooyen A. A simple rule for axon outgrowth and synaptic competition generates realistic connection lengths and filling fractions. Cerebral Cortex, 19(12):3001-3010, 2009.

48.   Ribeiro P, Simonotto J, Kaiser M, Silva F. Parallel calculation of multi-electrode array correlation networks. Journal of Neuroscience Methods 184:357-364, 2009.

49.   da Fontoura Costa L, Rodridues FA, Hilgetag CC, Kaiser M. Detecting characteristic singular node motifs in complex networks. Europhysics Letters 87:18008, 2009.

50.   Roopun AK, Kramer, MA, Carracedo LM, Kaiser M, Davies C, Traub R, Kopell NJ, Whittington MA. Temporal interactions between cortical rhythms. Frontiers in Neuroscience, 2(2):145-154, 2008.

51.   Kaiser M. Mean clustering coefficients - the role of isolated nodes and leafs on clustering measures for small-world networks. New Journal of Physics, 10:083042, 2008.

52.   Roopun AK, Kramer, MA, Carracedo LM, Kaiser M, Davies C, Traub R, Kopell NJ, Whittington MA. Period concatenation underlies interactions between gamma and beta rhythms in neocortex. Frontiers in Cellular Neuroscience, 2:1, 2008.

53.   Kaiser M. Brain architecture: a design for natural computation. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society A, 365:3033-3045, 2007.

54.   Nisbach F, Kaiser M. Developmental time windows for spatial growth generate multiple-cluster small-world networks. European Physical Journal B, 58:185-191, 2007.

55.   Kaiser M, Hilgetag CC. Development of multi-cluster cortical networks by time windows for spatial growth. Neurocomputing, 70(10-12):1829-1832, 2007.

56.   da Fontoura Costa L, Kaiser M, Hilgetag CC. Predicting the connectivity of primate cortical networks from topological and spatial node properties. BMC Systems Biology, 1:16, 2007.

57.   Kaiser M, Martin R, Andras P, Young MP. Simulation of robustness against lesions of cortical networks. European Journal of Neuroscience, 25:3185-3192, 2007.

58.   Kaiser M, Goerner M, Hilgetag CC. Criticality of spreading dynamics in hierarchical cluster networks without inhibition. New Journal of Physics, 9:110, 2007.

59.   Lappe M, Kuhlmann S, Oerke B, Kaiser M. The fate of object features during perisaccadic mislocalization. Journal of Vision, 6:1282-1293, 2006.

60.   Kaiser M, Hilgetag CC. Nonoptimal component placement, but short processing paths, due to long-distance projections in neural systems.
PLoS Computational Biology, e95, 2006.

61.   Sporns O, Chialvo D, Kaiser M, Hilgetag C. Organization, development and function of complex brain networks. Trends in Cognitive Sciences, 8:418, 2004.

62.   Kaiser M, Hilgetag CC. Edge vulnerability in neural and metabolic networks. Biological Cybernetics, 90:311-317, 2004.

63.   Kaiser M, Hilgetag CC. Modelling the development of cortical networks. Neurocomputing, 58-60:297-302, 2004.

64.   Hilgetag CC, Kaiser M. Clustered organisation of cortical connectivity. Neuroinformatics, 2:353-360, 2004.

65.   Kaiser M, Hilgetag CC. Spatial growth of real-world networks. Physical Review E, 69:036103, 2004.

66.   Kaiser M, Lappe, M. Perisaccadic mislocalization orthogonal to saccade direction. Neuron, 41:293-300, 2004.

Peer-reviewed conference proceedings

67.   Han CE, Peraza LR, Taylor JP, Kaiser M. Predicting Age across Human Lifespan Based on Structural Connectivity from Diffusion Tensor Imaging. IEEE Biomedical Circuits and Systems Conference, 2014.

68.   Brust MR, Turgut D, Ribeiro CHC, Kaiser M. Is the Clustering Coefficient a Measure for Fault Tolerance in Wireless Sensor Networks? IEEE International Conference on Communication, 2012.

69.   Ribeiro P, Silva F, Kaiser M. Strategies for Network Motifs Discovery. Fifth IEEE International Conference on e-Science, 2009.

70.   Smith LS, Austin J, Baker S, Borisyuk R, Eglen S, Feng J, Gurney K, Jackson T,

Kaiser M, Overton P, Panzeri S, Quian Quiroga R, Schultz SR, Sernagor E, Smith VA, Smulders TV, Stuart L, Whittington MA, Ingram CD. The CARMEN e-Science pilot project: Neuroinformatics work packages. Proceedings of the UK e-Science All Hands Meeting, 591-598, 2007.


Book chapters

71.   Bauer R, Kaiser M, Cardarelli R, Aielli G. Considerations on Brain-Machine Interfaces from a Neuroscience and Physics Perspective. In: Handbook of Complexity in Medicine. Springer, 2017.

72.   Bauer R, Breitwieser L, Di Meglio A, Johard L, Kaiser M, Manca M, Rademakers F, Talanov M, Tchitchigin AD. The BioDynaMo Project: Experience Report. In: Vallverdu, Mazzara, Talanov, Distefano & Lowe: Advanced Research on Biologically Inspired Cognitive Architectures. IGI Global, 2017.

73.   Lim S, Hutchings F, Kaiser M. Modeling the impact of lesions in the brain. In: van Ooyen & Butz-Ostendorf, Rewiring the Brain: A Computational Approach to Structural Plasticity in the Adult Brain. Academic Press, 2017.

74.   Bauer R, Kaiser M. Organisational Principles of Connectomes: Changes during Evolution and Development. In: Shigeno, Murakami & Nomura, Brain Evolution by Design. Springer, 2017.

75.   Wang Y, Hutchings F, Kaiser M. Computational Modelling of Neurostimulation in Brain Diseases. Progress in Brain Research, Vol. 222, Amsterdam: Elsevier, pp. 191-228, 2015.

76.   Kaiser M. Neuropathologies and Networks. Encyclopedia of Computational Neuroscience. Springer, 2014.

77.   Kaiser M, Hilgetag C. Wiring principles, Optimization. Encyclopedia of Computational Neuroscience. Springer, 2014.

78.   Kaiser M, Simonotto J. Limited Spreading: How Hierarchical Networks prevent the Transition to the Epileptic State. In Steyn-Ross/Steyn-Ross: Modeling Phase Transitions in the Brain". Springer, 2010.

79.   Kaiser M, Simonotto J. Structural and Functional Dynamics in Cortical and Neuronal Networks. In: Dehmer /Emmert-Streib, Analysis of Complex Networks: From Biology to Linguistics". Wiley-VCH, 2009.

80.   Kaiser M. Multiple-scale hierarchical connectivity of cortical networks limits the spread of activity. In: Soltesz/Stanley: Computational Neuroscience in Epilepsy". Academic Press, New York, 2008.

81.   Hilgetag CC, Kaiser M. Organization and Function of Complex Cortical Networks. In: beim Graben/Zhou/Thiel/Kurths: Lectures in supercomputational neuroscience: dynamics in complex brain networks". Springer, Heidelberg, 2008.

Book reviews

82.   Kaiser M. Book review for ‘Rao R: Brain-computer interfacing: an introduction. Cambridge University Press’ in ACM Computing Reviews, 2014.

83.   Kaiser M. Book review for ‘Sporns O: Discovering the human connectome. MIT Press’ in ACM Computing Reviews, 2012.

84.   Kaiser M. Book review for ‘Oliveira & Stewart: Writing Scientific Software: A Guide to Good Style. Cambridge University Press’, Higher Education Academy (HEA) Subject Centre for Information and Computer Sciences, 2008.

Other publications

85.   Gibson F, Overton P, Smulders T, Schultz S, Eglen SJ, Ingram CD, Panzeri S, Bream P, Sernagor E, Cunningham M, Adams C, Echtermeyer C, Simonotto J, Kaiser M, Swan D, Fletcher M, Lord P. Minimum Information about a Neuroscience Investigation (MINI) Electrophysiology. Nature Precedings 1720.1, 2008.

86.   Hilgetag CC, Kaiser M. Die Netzwerk-Struktur biologischer Systeme. BIOforum, (4):32-33, 2005.

87.   Kaiser M. Spatial network growth: Generating small-world, scale-free, and multi-cluster spatial networks. Technical Report No. 1, IUB School of Engineering and Science, 2005

Press coverage / Public engagement

1.      How even our brains get ‘slacker’ as we age (author: Dr Yujiang Wang): BBC Radio 4 Today programme, Daily Mail, Daily Mirror, Der Standard, El Mundo, Sun, October 2016

2.      Virtual brain surgery could personalise epilepsy treatment. New Scientist, December 2015

3.      Brain Connectivity Leads Girls to Mature Faster than Boys. Daily Telegraph, Daily Mail, Correio Braziliense, Correio do Estado, Irish Independent, Dân Trí, 自由時報, December 2013

4.      British Science Festival 2013: Comic about epilepsy and Science Exhibition, September 2013

5.      British Science Festival 2013: How did a brain evolve?

6.      Strategies for stopping flu spreading. MIT Technology Review &, May 2012

7.      Timing is everything. U.S. News and Bloomberg Business, January 2011

8.      Stopping spreading: One link at a time. BBSRC Business, October 2008

9.      Lange Leitungen. Die Zeit, 10 August 2006

10.   BBC Newcastle radio interview. 1 August 2006

11.   Peter Riesbeck: Mobile Eliten. Berliner Zeitung, 14 April 2005




Conference organization
Organizer of the symposium 'Brain Connectivity: From Structure to Function' for the annual meeting of the British Neuroscience Association. Liverpool, April 2009.

Invited speaker
11/2017           Computational Neuroscience Winter School, Antibes, France
  9/2017           Birkbeck University, London, UK
  2/2017           Plymouth University, UK

12/2016           BrainModes Workshop, Belgium
  8/2016           East China Normal University, Shanghai, China

  6/2016           Intl Conference on Discrete Models of Complex Systems, Aveiro, Portugal

  6/2016           ‘Bringing Big and Complex Data into Clinical Practice’, Munich, Germany

  6/2016           Leeds University, UK

  5/2016           Lake Como Complex Networks Summer School, Italy

  5/2016           York University, UK
  2/2016           Max Planck Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences, Leipzig, Germany

  1/2016           Sussex University, UK
12/2015           Neuroscience R&D Technologies Conference, Barcelona, Spain
11/2015           COSMOS EU ITN Workshop, Florence, Italy
  9/2015           Connectome Workbench (Chair of panel discussion), Cambridge, UK
  4/2015           Birmingham University, UK

  3/2015           Porto University, Portugal

  1/2015           Leicester University, UK

  8/2014           Institute of Neuroscience, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Shanghai, China
  4/2014           Cambridge University, UK

10/2013           Nottingham University, UK

  6/2013           King’s College London, UK

  4/2013           Manchester University, UK

  4/2013           CERN, Switzerland

  2/2013           Freiburg University, Germany

  5/2012           East China Normal University, Shanghai, China

  2/2012           Warwick University, UK
  2/2012           Nottingham Trent University, UK
  9/2011           North-East Epilepsy Research Meeting, UK
  6/2011           Porto University, Portugal

  5/2011           Hong Kong Baptist University, China
  4/2011           Korea University, South Korea
  2/2011           Bristol University, UK
  8/2010           Max-Planck-Institute for Brain Research, Frankfurt, Germany
  5/2010           RIKEN Brain Science Institute, Tokyo, Japan

  5/2010           Distinguished Lecture Series, Seoul National University, South Korea
  5/2010           National Institute of Mathematical Sciences (NIMS), South Korea
  4/2010           Korean Adv. Institute of Science & Technology (KAIST), South Korea
  1/2010           Cambridge University, Department of Psychology, UK

11/2009           Workshop: Computational Brain, Leicester, UK
10/2009           Manchester University, School of Computer Science, UK

  9/2009           International Conference on Medical Image Computing and Computer
                        Assisted Intervention (MICCAI), Imperial College, London, UK

  9/2009           North-East Epilepsy Research Meeting, UK
  9/2009           Workshop: Mathematics for the Computational Brain, Ambleside, UK

  7/2009           Computational Neuroscience Society (CNS) meeting, Berlin, Germany

  5/2009           Opening Symposium, Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences,

                        Seoul National University, South Korea

  2/2009           Edinburgh University, School of Informatics, UK

  2/2009           Royal Edinburgh Hospital, UK

11/2008           Imperial College London, Hammersmith Hospital, fMRI seminar, UK

11/2008           Imperial College London:
                        Workshop 'Complexity and Networks-Neuroscience', UK

10/2008           SAFECOMP: International Conference on Computer Safety, Reliability
                        and Security (talk and panel discussion), Newcastle, UK

  9/2008           Strathclyde Univ.: Workshop on Complexity in the Brain, Glasgow, UK

12/2007           Oxford University, John Radcliffe University Hospital, UK

10/2007           Oxford University, Said Business School, UK

  3/2007           Northwestern Institute of Complex Systems: Complexity Conference, Northwestern University, USA

  3/2007           Max-Planck-Institute for Brain Research, Frankfurt, Germany

  2/2007           Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology, Japan

  1/2007           Santa Fe Institute: Workshop on Network Robustness, New Mexico, USA

10/2006           Durham University, UK

  8/2006           Edinburgh University, UK

  6/2006           European Bioinformatics Institute: Workshop on Biological Networks, Industry Programme, Cambridge, UK

  4/2006           Aston University, Birmingham, UK

  8/2005           University of Dusseldorf, Dusseldorf, Germany

10/2004           Neurosciences Institute, San Diego, USA

  8/2004           Ruhr-University Bochum, Bochum, Germany

  6/2004           Mediterranean Institute for Adv. Studies (IMEDEA), Spain


Conference talks (selected for a talk by programme committees)

2017                American Epilepsy Society Conference, Washington D.C., USA
2017                European Focused Ultrasound (EUFUS) Conference, Leipzig, Germany
2017                Neurotechnology R&D Conference, London, UK
2017                Bernstein Conference, Goettingen, Germany
2017                NetSci Conference, Indianapolis, USA
2017                3R Meeting, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
2017                Computing At Schools North East (CASNE), Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
2017                British Neuroscience Association Conference, Birmingham, UK
2017                Computational Neurology Conference, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
2016                INCF Neuroinformatics Conference, Reading, UK

2016                European Conference for Mathematical and Theoretical Biology, Nottingham, UK

2015                Neuroscience Research Technologies, Barcelona, Spain
2015                ISMAR International Neuroimaging Conference, Shanghai, China
2015                NetSci Conference, Zaragoza, Spain

2014                Computational Neuroscience and Neuroinformatics workshop, Edinburgh, UK
2014                Mathematics of Brain Dynamics workshop, Birmingham University, UK

2013                American Epilepsy Society Annual Meeting, Washington D.C., USA

2012                eFutures: Building Brains Workshop, Edinburgh University, UK

2012                Opening symposium, BCS MRI Center, Soul National University, Korea
2012                Fusion Science Workshop in Translational Neuroimaging,
                        Korea University, Seoul, Korea
2012                Organization of hierarchical neural networks, Bremen, Germany
2011                NIPS Satellite: Linking Brain Structure to Function, Granada, Spain
2011                Computational Neuroscience Society (CNS) meeting, Stockholm, Sweden

2011                Brain Connectivity Workshop (BCW) annual meeting, Montreal, Canada

2011                British Neuroscience Association (BNA) annual meeting, Harrogate, UK

2010                International Net-Works Conference (keynote speaker), Zaragoza, Spain
2010                UK INCF Neuroinformatics meeting, Edinburgh, UK
2009                British Neuroscience Association (BNA) annual meeting, Liverpool, UK
2009                International Conference on Network Science (NetSci 2009), Venice, Italy

2008                International Conference on Network Science (NetSci 2008), Norwich, UK

2007                Mathematical Neuroscience Network Meeting, Warwick University, UK

2007                Society for Neuroscience Annual Meeting, San Diego, USA

2006                Computational Neuroscience Society - Annual Meeting, Edinburgh, UK

2006                Theoretical Neuroscience Meeting, Bristol, UK

2005                Society for Neuroscience Annual Meeting, Washington D.C., USA

2005                Theoretical Neuroscience Meeting, Loughborough, UK

2004 & 2005    Intl. Conference on Cognitive and Neural Systems (ICCNS), Boston, USA