publications

peer-reviewed papers

  • Martin Strauch, Volker Hartenstein, Ingrid Andrade, Albert Cardona, Dorit Merhof: “Annotated dendrograms for neurons from the larval fruit fly brain.”, EuroGraphics workshop on Visual Computing for Biology and Medicine (VCBM 2018), Granada, Spain, EuroGraphics, 2018
  • Sascha E.A. Muenzing, Martin Strauch, James W. Truman, Katja Bühler, Andreas Thum, Dorit Merhof: “larvalign: Aligning gene expression patterns from the larval brain of Drosophila melanogaster.”, Neuroinformatics, 16(1), pp. 65-80, 2018
  • Dominic Siedhoff1, Martin Strauch1, Victoria Shpacovitch, Dorit Merhof: “Unsupervised Data Analysis for Virus Detection with a Surface Plasmon Resonance Sensor”, International Conference on Image Processing Theory, Tools and Applications (IPTA), Nov 28 – Dec 1 2017, Montréal, Canada, pp. 1-6, IEEE, 2017
  • Eugenio Martinelli, Alja Lüdke, Piergiorgio Adamo, Martin Strauch, Corrado Di Natale, C. Giovanni Galizia: “Normalizing brain activity across individuals using functional reference mapping”, Scientific Reports, 7 (17128), 2017
  • Michael Gadermayr, Martin Strauch, Barbara Mara Klinkhammer, Sonja Djudjaj, Peter Boor, Dorit Merhof: “Domain Adaptive Classification for Compensating Variability in Histopathological Whole Slide Images”, International Conference on Image Analysis and Recognition (ICIAR), Jul 13-15 2016, Póvoa de Varzim, Portugal, LNCS 9730, pp. 616-622, Springer, 2016
  • Martin Strauch, Markus Rothermel, Matt Wachowiak, Dorit Merhof: “Smoothness-constrained convex cone analysis for signal extraction from calcium imaging movies.”, International Symposium on Biomedical Imaging (ISBI), Apr 13-16 2016, Prague, Czech Republic, pp. 612-616, IEEE, 2016
  • Eduardo Hatano, Ahmed M. Saveer, Felipe Borrero-Echeverry, Martin Strauch, Ali Zakir, Marie Bengtsson, Bill Hansson, Rickard Ignell, Peter Anderson, Paul G. Becher, Peter Witzgall, Teun Dekker: “A herbivore-induced plant volatile interferes with host plant and mate location in moths through suppression of olfactory signalling pathways.”, BMC Biology, 13:75, 2015
  •  Jan Beran, Arno Weiershäuser, C. Giovanni Galizia, Julia Rein, Brian H. Smith, Martin Strauch: “On piecewise polynomial regression under general dependence conditions with an application to calcium-imaging data.”, Sankhya Series B, Springer, Volume 76, Issue 1, pp 49-81, 2014
  • Martin Strauch1, Alja Lüdke1, Daniel Münch1, Thomas Laudes, C. Giovanni Galizia, Eugenio Martinelli, Luca Lavra, Roberto Paolesse, Alessandra Ulivieri, Alexandro Catini, Rosamaria Capuano, Corrado Di Natale: “More than apples and oranges – Detecting cancer with a fruit fly’s antenna.”, Scientific Reports, 4:3576, 2014 
  • Martin Strauch, Clemens Müthing, Marc P. Broeg, Paul Szyszka, Daniel Münch, Thomas Laudes, Oliver Deussen, C. Giovanni Galizia, Dorit Merhof: “The looks of an odor – Visualising neural odor response patterns in real time.”, BMC Bioinformatics, 14(Suppl 19):S6, 2013 (media report: BioPro)
  • Julia Rein, Julie A. Mustard, Martin Strauch, Brian H. Smith, C. Giovanni Galizia: “Octopamine modulates activity of neural networks in the honey bee antennal lobe”, Journal of Comparative Physiology A, Vol 199:11, pp. 947-962, 2013
  • Martin Strauch, Julia Rein, Christian Lutz,  C. Giovanni Galizia: “Signal extraction from movies of honeybee brain activity by convex analysis: The ImageBee plugin for KNIME.”, BMC Bioinformatics, 14(Suppl 18):S4, 2013
  • Martin Strauch, Mathias Ditzen, C. Giovanni Galizia: “Keeping their distance? Odor response patterns along the concentration range.”, Frontiers in Systems Neuroscience, 6:71, 2012
  • Martin Strauch, Marc P. Broeg, Clemens Müthing, Paul Szyszka, Oliver Deussen, C. Giovanni Galizia, Dorit Merhof: “INCIDE the Brain of a Bee – Visualising Honeybee Brain Activity in Real Time by Semantic Segmentation.”Symposium on Biological Data Visualization (BioVis), Oct 14-15 2012, Seattle, USA, pp. 17-24, IEEE, 2012 (“honorable mention” award)
  • Martin Strauch, Julia Rein, C. Giovanni Galizia: “Signal extraction from movies of honeybee brain activity by convex analysis.”, International Conference on Computational Advances in Bio and Medical Sciences (ICCABS), Feb 23-25 2012, Las Vegas, USA,  pp. 1-6, IEEE, 2012
  • Martin Strauch, C. Giovanni Galizia: “Fast PCA for processing calcium-imaging data from the brain of Drosophila melanogaster.”, CIKM Workshop on Data and Text Mining in Biomedical Informatics (DTMBIO), Oct 24th 2011, Glasgow, Scotland, pp. 3-10, ACM, 2011
  • C. Giovanni Galizia, Daniel Münch, Martin Strauch, Anja Nissler, Shouwen Ma: “Integrating heterogeneous odor response data into a common response model: A DoOR to the complete olfactome.”, Chemical Senses, volume 35, pp. 551-563, 2010 (cover of the september 2010 issue; commentary by Hansson and Stensmyr)
  • Martin Strauch, C. Giovanni Galizia: “Registration to a neuroanatomical reference atlas – identifying glomeruli in optical recordings of the honeybee brain.”, German Conference on Bioinformatics (GCB), Sep 9-12 2008, Dresden, Germany, P-136, pp. 85-95, GI, 2008
  • Jochen Supper, Martin Strauch, Dierk Wanke, Klaus Harter, Andreas Zell: “EDISA: Extracting biclusters from multiple time-series of gene-expression profiles.”, BMC Bioinformatics, 8:334, 2007
  • Martin Strauch, Jochen Supper, Christian Spieth, Dierk Wanke, Joachim Kilian, Klaus Harter and Andreas Zell: “A Two-Step Clustering for 3-D Gene Expression Data Reveals the Main Features of the Arabidopsis Stress Response.”, Journal of Integrative Bioinformatics, 4(1):54, 2007

 

posters and talks

  • Martin Strauch, Sascha E.A. Muenzing, James W. Truman, Katja Bühler, Andreas S. Thum, Dorit Merhof: larvalign: software for aligning gene expression patterns to a standard CNS of the Drosophila larva.”, poster abstract, 11th FENS Forum of Neuroscience, 7-11 Jul 2018, Berlin, Germany
  • Eduardo Hatano, Saveer Ahmed, Felipe Borrero-Echeverry, Martin Strauch, Ali Zakir, Marie Bengtsson, Bill Hansson, Rickard Ignell, Peter Anderson, Paul Becher, Peter Witzgall, Teun Dekker: “Something does not smell right: induced plant volatiles inhibit sensory input and behavioural output in insect herbivores.”, poster abstract, 24th Meeting of the European Chemoreception Research Organization (ECRO 2014), Dijon, France, Sep 10-13, 2014 (published in Chemical Senses , 40 (3): 211-297, 2015)
  • Martin Strauch: “The Database of Odor Responses (DoOR) – Mapping the fruit fly’s odor space.”, invited talk at the International Workshop on Odor Spaces, Herrenhausen Palace, Hannover, Germany, Sep 4-7, 2013 (abstract published in: Flavour 3(Suppl 1):O21, 2014)
  • Martin Strauch: “Visualising odors with insect brains.”, invited talk at the 4th Int. Meeting on Visualizing Biological Data (VIZBI 2013), The Broad Institute, Cambridge, MA, USA, Mar 19-22, 2013
  • Martin Strauch, C. Giovanni Galizia: “ImageBee: A KNIME plugin for analysing calcium-imaging data from the honeybee antennal lobe.”, poster abstract, 105th Annual Meeting of the German Zoological Society (DZG), University of Konstanz, Germany, Sep 21-24, 2012
  •  J. Henning Proske, Martin Strauch, Ana F. Silbering, Fritjof Helmchen, C. Giovanni Galizia: “Fast 3D 2-photon calcium imaging in the antennal lobe of Drosophila”, poster abstract, Focus on Microscopy (FOM): 24th International Conference on 3D Image Processing in Microscopy, University of Konstanz, Germany, Apr 17-20, 2011
  • Martin Strauch, Julia Rein, C. Giovanni Galizia: “Pattern mining in spontaneous background activity from the honeybee antennal lobe.”, poster abstract, 5th Bernstein Conference for Computational Neuroscience, University of Frankfurt, Frankfurt am Main, Germany, Sep 30 – Oct 2, 2009, (published in: Front. Comput. Neurosci., doi: 10.3389/conf.neuro.10.2009.14.160)
  • Martin Strauch, Christian Lutz, David Samuelson, C. Giovanni Galizia: “Connecting insect brain imaging to data mining tools – a neuroimage extension for the KNIME platform.”, poster abstract, 2nd INCF congress on Neuroinformatics, Pilsen, Czech Republic, Sep 6-8, 2009, (published in: Front. Neur., doi: 10.3389/conf.neuro.11.2009.08.020)
  • Julia Rein, Martin Strauch, C. Giovanni Galizia: “Novel techniques for the exploration of the honeybee antennal lobe.“, poster abstract, 8th Meeting of the German Neuroscience Society, Göttingen, Germany, Mar 25-29, 2009
  • Shouwen Ma, Martin Strauch, Daniel Münch, C. Giovanni Galizia: “DoOR – a Database of Odorant Responses.”, poster abstract, 8th Meeting of the German Neuroscience Society, Göttingen, Germany, Mar 25-29, 2009
  • Ina Klinke, Julia Rein, Michael Schmuker, Martin Strauch, Thomas Nowotny, C. Giovanni Galizia, Randolf Menzel: “The Bernstein Partner project ‘Olfactory Coding’: A joint effort to reveal the neural basis of olfaction.”, poster abstract, 4th Bernstein Symposium for Computational Neuroscience, Munich, Germany, Oct 8-10, 2008 (Front. Comput. Neurosci., doi: 10.3389/conf.neuro.10.2008.01.073)
  • Martin Strauch, Julia Rein, C. Giovanni Galizia: “Towards understanding olfactory information processing in the antennal lobes of Apis mellifera.”, poster abstract, 3rd Bernstein Symposium for Computational Neuroscience, University of Göttingen, Germany, Sep 24-27, 2007

theses

 

software & data

  • ImageBee – a KNIME plugin for processing calcium imaging movies from insect brains
  • DoOR – a data repository for odor responses in Drosophila melanogaster (web interface & R package)
  • EDISA – biclustering of gene expression time series data (web service & Matlab code)