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Prof. Dr. Matthias Kaschube

Campus Riedberg
Frankfurt Institute for Advanced Studies
Department of Computer Science and Mathematics
Goethe University Frankfurt
Ruth-Moufang-Straße 1
60438 Frankfurt am Main

Tel.: 49 (0)69-798-47521


Scientific Focus

– Functional organization and development of cortical circuits; neural population dynamics and coding


– Mathematical and computational modelling
– Machine learning and statistical data analysis


Selected Publications

Smith GB, Hein B, Whitney DE, Fitzpatrick D, Kaschube M (2018) Distributed network interactions and their emergence in developing neocortex. Nat Neurosci 21:1600-1608.

Reiter S, Hülsdunk P, Woo T, Lauterbach MA, Eberle JS, Akay LA, Longo A, Meier-Credo J, Kretschmer F, Langer JD, Kaschube M, Laurent G (2018) Elucidating the control and development of skin patterning in cuttlefish. Nature 562:361-366.

Smith GB, Sederberg A, Elyada YM, Van Hooser SD, Kaschube M, Fitzpatrick D (2015) The development of cortical circuits for motion discrimination. Nat Neurosci 18:252-61.

Kaschube M, Schnabel M, Löwel S, Coppola DM, White LE, Wolf F (2010) Universality in the evolution of orientation columns in the visual cortex. Science 330:1113-1116.

Keil W, Schmidt K-F, Löwel S, Kaschube M (2010) Reorganization of columnar architecture during cortical growth. PNAS 107:12293-12298.

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