Publications of the Prof. Simon Rumpel Group


Original Research

Zerr K, Seiler JPH, Rumpel S & Tüscher O (2024) Validation of a German version of the Boredom Proneness Scale and the Multidimensional State Boredom Scale. Scientific Reports 14:2905.

Seiler JPH & Rumpel S (2023) Modeling fashion as an emergent collective behavior of bored individuals. Scientific Reports volume 13, Article number: 20480

Seiler JPH,  Zerr K, Rumpel S & Tüscher O (2023) High state boredom vastly affects psychiatric inpatients and predicts their treatment duration. Translational Psychiatry volume 13, Article number: 350

Vogel FW, Alipek S, Eppler J-B, Osuna-Vargas P, Triesch J, Bissen D, Acker-Palmer A, Rumpel S & Kaschube M (2023) Utilizing 2D-region-based CNNs for automatic dendritic spine detection in 3D live cell imaging. Scientific Reports volume 13, Article number: 20497

Chan Y-C, Kienle E, Oti M, Di Liddo A, Mendez-Lago M, Aschauer DF, Peter M, Pagani M, Arnold C, Vonderheit A, Schön C, Kreuz S, Stark A, Rumpel S (2023) An unbiased AAV-STARR-Seq screen revealing the enhancer activity map of genomic regions in the mouse brain in vivo. Sci Rep 13, 6745.

Chambers AR, Aschauer DF, Eppler J-B, Kaschube M, Rumpel S (2022) A stable sensory map emerges from a dynamic equilibrium of neurons with unstable tuning properties. Cerebral Cortex, bhac445 

Seiler JPH, Dan O, Tüscher O, Loewenstein Y, Rumpel S (2022) Experienced entropy drives choice behavior in a boring decision-making task. Scientific reports, 12:3162

Aschauer DF, Eppler JB, Ewig L, Chambers AR, Pokorny C, Kaschube M, Rumpel S (2022) Learning-induced biases in the ongoing dynamics of sensory representations predict stimulus generalization. Cell Reports, 38:110340

Peter M, Aschauer DF, Rose R, Sinning A, Grössl F, Kargl D, Kraitsy K, Burkard TR, Luhmann HJ, Haubensak W, Rumpel S (2021) Rapid nucleus-scale reorganization of chromatin in neurons enables transcriptional adaptation for memory consolidation. PLoS ONE. 16: e0244038

Ceballo S, Bourg J, Kempf A, Piwkowska Z, Daret A, Pinson P, Deneux T, Rumpel S & Bathellier B (2019) Cortical recruitment determines learning dynamics and strategy. Nat. Commun. 10:1479

Mongillo G, Rumpel S, Loewenstein Y (2018) Inhibitory connectivity defines the realm of excitatory plasticity. Nat. Neurosci. 21:1463–1470.

Loewenstein Y, Yanover U, Rumpel S (2015) Predicting the dynamics of network connectivity in the neocortex. J. Neurosci., 35:12535-12544

Moczulska KE, Pichler P, Schutzbier M, Schleiffer A, Rumpel S, Mechtler K (2014) Deep and precise quantification of the mouse synaptosomal proteome reveals substantial remodeling during postnatal maturation. J. Proteome Res., 13: 4310-4324

Bathellier B, Tee SP, Hrovat C, Rumpel S (2013) A multiplicative reinforcement learning model capturing learning dynamics and inter-individual variability in mice. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 110:19950-19955.

Moczulska KE, Tinter-Thiede J, Peter M, Ushakova L, Wernle T, Bathellier B, Rumpel S (2013) Dynamics of dendritic spines in the mouse auditory cortex during memory formation and memory recall. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 110:18315-18320

Aschauer DF, Kreuz S, Rumpel S (2013) Analysis of Transduction Efficiency, Tropism and Axonal Transport of AAV Serotypes 1, 2, 5, 6, 8 and 9 in the Mouse Brain. PLoS One. 2013 8:e76310

Fischer RM, Fontinha BM, Kirchmaier S, Steger J, Bloch S, Panda S, Rumpel S, Tessmar-Raible K (2013) Co-expression of VAL- and TMT-opsins uncovers ancient photosensory interneurons and motorneurons in the vertebrate brain. PloS Biol. 11:e1001585

Peter M, Bathellier B, Fontinha B, Pliota P, Haubensak W, Rumpel S (2013) Transgenic mouse models enabling photolabeling of individual neurons in vivo. PLoS ONE 8:e62132

Bathellier B, Ushakova L, Rumpel S (2012) Discrete Neocortical Dynamics Predict Behavioral Categorization of Sounds. Neuron 76:435-449. (discussed in: Harris KD (2012) Cell assemblies of the superficial cortex. Neuron, 76:263-265

Peter M, Scheuch H, Burkard TR, Tinter J, Wernle T, Rumpel S (2012) Induction of immediate early genes in the mouse auditory cortex after auditory cued fear conditioning to complex sounds. Genes Brain Behav. 11:314-324

Loewenstein Y, Kuras A, Rumpel S (2011) Multiplicative dynamics underlies the emergence of the log-normal distribution of spine sizes in the neocortex in vivo. J. Neurosci. 31:9481-9488

Ehrlich I, Klein M, Rumpel S, Malinow R (2007) PSD-95 is required for activity-driven synapse stabilization. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 104:4176-4181

Rumpel S, LeDoux J, Zador A, Malinow R (2005) Postsynaptic receptor trafficking underlying amygdala associative learning. Science 308:83-88 (discussed in: Maren S (2005) Synaptic mechanisms of associative memory in the amygdala. Neuron, 47:783-786

Ehninger D, Matynia A, Silva AJ (2005) Trafficking in emotions. Nat. Neurosci., 8:548-550

Rumpel S, Kattenstroth G, Gottmann K (2004) Silent synapses in the immature visual cortex: layer-specific developmental regulation. J. Neurophysiol. 91:1097-1101

Plitzko D, Rumpel S, Gottmann K. (2001) Insulin promotes functional induction of silent synapses in differentiating neocortical neurons. Eur. J. Neuroscience, 14:1412-1415

Rumpel S, Hoffmann H, Hatt H, Gottmann K, Mittmann T, Eysel UT (2000) Lesion-induced changes in NMDA receptor subunit mRNA expression in rat visual cortex. NeuroReport, 11:4021-4025

Rumpel S, Hatt H, Gottmann K (1998) Silent synapses in the developing rat visual cortex: evidence for postsynaptic expression of synaptic plasticity. J. Neurosci., 18:8863-8874

Other publications

Noda T, Aschauer DF, Chambers AR, Seiler JPH, Rumpel S (2024) Representational maps in the brain: concepts, approaches, and applications. Front. Cell. Neurosci. 18: 1366200.

Rumpel S (2018) Supporting recovery from brain injury. Science, 360:30-31

Aschauer D, Rumpel S (2018) The sensory neocortex and associative memory. Curr. Top. Behav. Neurosci 37:177-211

Chambers AR, Rumpel S (2017) A stable brain from unstable components: Emerging concepts and implications for neural computation. Neuroscience, 357:172-184

Mongillo G, Rumpel S, Loewenstein Y (2017) Intrinsic volatility of synaptic connections — a challenge to the synaptic trace theory of memory. Curr. Opin. Neurobiol. 46:7–13

Rumpel S, Triesch J (2016) The dynamic connectome. e-Neuroforum 7:48-53

Aschauer DF, Rumpel S (2014) Measuring the Functional Organization of the Neocortex at Large and Small Scales. Neuron, 83:756-758


Noda T, Kienle E, Eppler J-B, Aschauer DF, Kaschube M, Loewenstein Y, Rumpel S (2023) Homeostasis of a representational map in the neocortex. bioRxiv doi: 2023.06.13.544358

Vogel FW, Alipek S, Eppler J-B, Triesch J, Bissen D, Acker-Palmer A, Rumpel S, Kaschube M (2023) Fully automated detection of dendritic spines in 3D live cell imaging data using deep convolutional neural networks. bioRxiv doi:2023.01.08.522220

Aschauer DF, Eppler J-B, Ewig L, Chambers A, Pokorny C, Kaschube M, Rumpel S (2019) A Basis Set of Elementary Operations Captures Recombination of Neocortical Cell Assemblies During Basal Conditions and Learning. ssrn ID=3438457