Original Papers & Reviews


From neuron to networks: critical slowing down governs information processing across vigilance states
C. Meisel
In print a Springer Books (2018)
Local cortical spindles and the emergence of unitary states during sleep in mice
R. Purple, L. McKillop, C. Meisel, S. Fisher, A. Ramkisoensing, S. Hasan, T. Yamagata, D. Bannerman, R. Foster, K. Wulff, V. Vyazovskiy
Under Review at Cerebral Cortex
Comparing spiking and slow wave activity from invasive electroencephalography in patients with and without seizures
B. Lundstrom, C. Meisel, J. Van Gompel, M. Stead, G. Worrell
Clinical Neurophysiology 129, 909-919 (2018)
Estimating cortical excitability during chronic subthreshold cortical stimulation to treat focal epilepsy
B. Lundstrom, C. Meisel, J. Van Gompel, M. Stead, G. Worrell
Annals of Neurology 82, S65-S66 (2017)
Maintained avalanche dynamics during task-induced changes of neuronal activity in non-human primates
S. Yu*, T. Ribeiro*, C. Meisel, S. Chou, A. Mitz, R. Saunders, D. Plenz
eLife, 6:e27119. DOI: https://doi.org/10.7554/eLife.27119 (2017)
Decline of long-range temporal correlations during sustained wakefulness in the human brain
C. Meisel, K. Bailey, P. Achermann, D. Plenz
Scientific Reports, DOI:10.1038/s41598-017-12140-w (2017)

The interplay between long- and short-range temporal correlations shapes cortex dynamics across vigilance states
C. Meisel, A. Klaus, V. Vyazovskiy, D. Plenz
Journal of Neuroscience, DOI: 10.1523/JNEUROSCI.0448-17.201 (2017)

Quantifying antiepileptic drug effects using intrinsic excitability measures
C. Meisel, D. Plenz, A. Schulze-Bonhage, H. Reichmann
Epilepsia, DOI: 10.1111/epi.13517 (2016)
Linking cortical network synchrony and excitability
C. Meisel
Communicative & Integrative Biology, DOI:10.1080/19420889.2015.1128598 (2016)
Intrinsic excitability measures track antiepileptic drug action and uncover increasing/decreasing excitability during the wake/sleep cycle
C. Meisel, A. Schulze-Bonhage, D. Freestone, M. Cook, P. Achermann, D. Plenz
Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A. 112(47), 14694-14699 (2015)
Critical slowing governs the transition to neuronal spiking
C. Meisel, A. Klaus, C. Kuehn, D. Plenz
PLoS Computational Biology 11(2), e1004097 (2015)
Sleep, criticality and optimal information processing in cortical networks
C. Meisel
Frontiers of Human Neuroscience DOI: 10.3389/978-2-88919-522-0 (2015)
Physiology of Functional and Effective Networks in Epilepsy
R. B. Yaffe, P. Borger, P. Megevand, D. M. Groppe, M. A. Kramer, C. J. Chu, S. Santaniello, C. Meisel, A. Mehta, S. V. Sarma
Clinical Neurophysiology 126(2), 227-236 (2014)
Fading signatures of critical brain dynamics during sustained wakefulness in humans
C. Meisel, E. Olbrich, O. Shriki, P. Achermann
Journal of Neuroscience 33(44), 17363-17372 (2013)

MLL becomes functional through intra-molecular interaction not by proteolytic processing
A. Yokoyama, F. Ficara, M. J.  Murphy, C. Meisel, C. Hatanaka, I. Kitabayashi, I., M. L. Cleary
PLoS ONE 8(9), e73649 (2013)
Scaling effects and spatio-temporal multilevel dynamics in epileptic seizures
C. Meisel and C. Kuehn
PLoS ONE 7(2), e30371 (2012)
Failure of adaptive self-organized criticality during epileptic seizure attacks
C. Meisel, A. Storch, S. Hallmeyer-Elgner, E. Bullmore, T. Gross
PLoS Computional Biology 8(1), e1002312 (2012)

Proteolytically cleaved MLL subunits are susceptible to distinctdegradation pathways
A. Yokoyama, F. Ficara, M. J. Murphy, C. Meisel, A. Naresh, I. Kitabayashi, M. L. Cleary
Journal of Cell Science 124, 2208--2219 (2011)
Investigation of human scale-free brain activity in normal and pathologic conditions
C. Meisel and T. Gross
Front. Comput. Neurosci. DOI: 10.3389/conf.fncom.2010.51.00060 (2010)
Adaptive self-organization in a realistic neural network model
C. Meisel and T. Gross
Physical Review E 80(6), 061917 (2009)
Sleep restores variability in synchronization and neuronal avalanches after sustained wakefulness
C. Meisel and D. Plenz
Cosyne Abstracts, Salt Lake City USA (2015)
Evidence for critical slowing down in neurons near spiking threshold
C. Meisel, A. Klaus, C. Kuehn, D. Plenz
Cosyne Abstracts, Salt Lake City USA (2014)

Book Chapter


Mechanisms of Self-organized Criticality in Adaptive Networks
T. Gross, A.-L. Do, F. Droste, C. Meisel
Criticality in Neural Systems, Wiley-VCH



1.   Inventors:           C. Meisel, O. Shriki, D. Plenz and G. Tononi
     Title:                  Monitoring the effects of sleep deprivation using neuronal avalanches
     EFS ID:              16616908
     Appl. Number:    61866962
     Filing Date:         08/16/2013

2.   Inventor:            C. Meisel
     EFS ID:              23390279
     Appl. Number:   14843996



Analysis of MLL exon 8 knock-out with respect to leukemogenesis
C. Meisel
Dissertation in Medicine, Freiburg, 2010
Self-organized criticality in adaptive neural networks
C. Meisel
Diploma Thesis in Physics (MSc equiv.), Freiburg, 2009