1. D. Suo, U. Ghai, E. Minasyan, P. Gradu, X. Chen, N. Agarwal, C. Zhang, K. Singh, J. LaChance, T. Zajdel, MS, D. Cohen, E. Hazan: “Machine Learning for Medical Ventilator Control”, arXviv 2102.06779 (2021)

  2. J. LaChance, T. J. Zajdel, MS, J. L. Saunders, S. Dvali, C. Marshall, L. Seirup, D. A. Notterman, D. J. Cohen: “PVP1–The People’s Ventilator Project: A fully open, low-cost, pressure-controlled ventilator”, medRxiv 2020.10.02.20206037 (2020)

Research articles

  1. E.H. Nieh*, MS*, N. Freeman, R. Low, S. Lewallen, S.-A. Koay, L. Pinto, J. Gauthier, C.D. Brody, D.W. Tank: “Geometry of abstract learned knowledge in the hippocampus”, Nature in press (2021)
  2. MS, B.B. Lee: “A quantitative description of macaque ganglion cell responses to natural scenes: the interplay of time and space”, J. Physiology 599: 3169-3193 (2021)
  3. C.L.A. Ho*, R. Zimmermann*, J.D.F. Weidinger, M. Prsa, MS, S. Merlin, T. Okamoto, K. Ikezoe, F. Pifferi, F. Aujard, A. Angelucci, F. Wolf, D. Huber: “Orientation Preference Maps in Microcebus murinus Reveal Size-Invariant Design Principles in Primate Visual Cortex”, Current Biology 31: 1-9 (2021)
  4. D.B. Nestvogel, R.M. Merino, C.L. Pinzon, MS, C. Lee, C. Imig, N. Brose, J.-S. Rhee: “The Synaptic Vesicle Priming Protein CAPS-1 Shapes the Adaptation of Sensory Evoked Responses in Mouse Visual Cortex”, Cell Reports 30: 3261-3269 (2020)
  5. M. Helmer, MS, A. Neef, D. Battaglia: “Gender bias in peer-review”, eLife 6: e21718 (2017)
  6. R. Samhaber*, MS*, A. El Hady*, K. Bröking, A. Daus, C. Thielemann, W. Stühmer, F. Wolf: “Growing neuronal islands on multi-electrode arrays using an Accurate Positioning-µCP device”, J. Neurosc. Methods 257(1): 194-203 (2016)
  7. MS*, W. Keil*, D. Coppola, L. White, F. Wolf: “Random wiring, ganglion cell mosaics, and the functional architecture of the visual cortex”, PLoS Comp. Bio. 11(11): e1004602 (2015)
  8. MS, S. Eglen, F. Wolf, W. Keil: “Can Retinal Ganglion Cell Dipoles Seed Iso-Orientation Domains in the Visual Cortex?”, PLoS ONE 9(1): e86139 (2014)
  9. MS, B. Hofmann, E. Kätelhön, A. Offenhäusser, B. Wolfrum: “Frequency-dependent signal transfer at the interface between electrogenic cells and nanocavity electrodes”, Phys. Rev. E 85: 031917 (2012)
  10. B. Hofmann, E. Kätelhön, MS, A. Offenhäusser, B. Wolfrum “Nanocavity electrode array for recording from electrogenic cells”, Lab on a Chip 11: 1054-1058 (2011)

(*Co-first author)

Data publications

  1. MS, B. Lee: “Macaque retinal ganglion cell responses to natural movies in vivo”, (2021)
  2. R. Samhaber*, MS*, A. El Hady*, K. Bröking, A. Daus, C. Thielemann, W. Stühmer, F. Wolf: “Construction and use of an accurate positioning-µCP device”, (2019)
  3. MS, W. Keil, D. Coppola, L. White, F. Wolf: “A dataset of 151 visual cortical orientation preference maps from four species”, (2019)

Conference proceedings and selected poster

  1. E. Nieh*, MS* et al. : “Geometric representation of abstract learned knowledge by neural manifolds in hippocampus”, Cosyne 2020 in Denver, Colorado, USA, Feb 27- Mar 3 2020
  2. MS, J Vogel, H. Schrobsdorff, W. Stühmer, F. Wolf: “Spontaneous emergence of structured responses in a random neural network in-vitro”, SfN in San Diego, California, USA, Nov 12-16 2016
  3. B. B. Lee, MS: “Responses of macaque ganglion cells to natural scenes: spatial and temporal factors”, ECVP in Barcelona, Spain, Aug 28 - Sept 1 2016
  4. J. Liedtke, MS, F. Wolf: “Maximum entropy models for 3D layouts of orientation selectivity”, CNS in Jeju, Korea, July 2-7 2016
  5. MS, H. Schrobsdorff, W. Stühmer, F. Wolf: “Computer generated holography for optogenetic modulation of neural network activity in-vitro”, Maps 2015 in Strasbourg, France, Dec 7-9 2015
  6. MS, W. Keil, J. D. Fl'orez-Weidinger et al. : “How did the evolution of color vision impact V1 functional architecture”, Cosyne 2015 in Salt Lake City, Utah, USA, Mar 5-10 2013
  7. MS, W. Stühmer, F. Wolf: “Reconstituting the emergence of visual cortical feature selectivity in-vitro”, Maps 2014 in Edinburgh, UK, July 28-29 2014
  8. MS, S.J. Eglen, F. Wolf, W. Keil: “Can retinal ganglion cell dipoles seed iso-orientation domains in the visual cortex?”, Cosyne 2014 in Salt Lake City, Utah, USA, Feb 27 - Mar 4 2014
  9. L. Somers, MS, M. Wanunu, E. Y. Andrei: “Tunneling Currents through DNA Bases Tightly Constrained in a Fluid Channel”, APS March meeting 2014 in Denver, Colorado, USA, Mar 3-7 2014
  10. MS, W. Keil, M. Schnabel, D. M. Coppola, S. Löwel, L. E. White, M. Kaschube, F. Wolf: “Do orientation preference maps arise from hexagonal retinal ganglion cell mosaics?”, Cosyne 2013 in Salt Lake City, Utah, USA, Feb 28 - Mar 5 2013


  1. M Schottdorf: The reconstitution of visual cortical feature selectivity in vitro, PhD Thesis, Göttingen 2018
  2. M Schottdorf: Geometry and Statistical Physics of Retinal Ganglion Cell Mosaics and Orientation Preference Maps, MSc Thesis, Würzburg 2013
  3. M Schottdorf: A nanochannel with an embedded transverse graphene tunneling electrode for molecular probing and as a future tool for DNA sequencing, MSc Thesis, New Brunswick 2011
  4. M Schottdorf: Über nanofluidische Mikroelektrodenarrays als Zell/Chip-Interface (german), BSc Thesis, Jülich 2010

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