The list contains regular articles, books & book chapters and conference proceedings, all peer reviewed.



  • V. Lemaire, D. Battaglia, I. Guyon, J. Soriano (Editors). "Neural Connectomics Challenge", Spriinger (2017).


  • J. Soriano and J. Casademunt. "Neuronal Cultures: Brain's complexity and Non-equilibrium Physics in a Dish". Contributions to Science 11, 225-235 (2016). OPEN ACCESS.

  • S. Teller and J. Soriano, "Experiments in clustered neuronal networks: A paradigm for complex modular dynamics", AIP Conf. Proc. (International Conference of Numerical Analysis and Applied Mathematics 2015), 1738, article 210015 (2016).



  • R. Fernández-Santiago, et al., “Aberrant epigenome in iPSC-derived dopaminergic neurons from Parkinson's disease patients”, EMBO Molecular Medicine 7, 1529-46 (2015). OPEN ACCESS.
  • S. Teller, I.B. Tahirbegi, M. Mir, J. Samitier, J. Soriano, “Magnetite-Amyloid-beta deteriorates activity and functional organization in an in vitro model for Alzheimer's disease”, Sci Rep 5, 17261 (2015). OPEN ACCESS.
  • I. Canals, J. Soriano, J.G. Orlandi, R. Torrent, Y. Richaud-Patin, S. Jiménez-Delgado, S. Merlin, A. Follenzi, A. Consiglio, L. Vilageliu. D. Grinberg, Á. Raya, “Activity and high-order effective connectivity alterations in Sanfilippo C patient-specific neuronal networks”, Stem Cell Reports 5, 1-12 (2015).
  • N. Fernàndez-Castillo, et al., “Transcriptomic and genetic studies identify NFAT5 as a candidate gene for cocaine dependence”, Translational Psychiatry 5, e667 (2015). OPEN ACCESS.
  • J. Soriano and I. Sendiña-Nadal. “Cultivos neuronales: sistema modelo para comprender la dinámica y la connectividad en redes ”, in 'Conectividad funcional y anatómica en el cerebro humano', capítulo 10, pp. 103-113, Elsevier (2015).
  • J.G. Orlandi, B. Ray, D. Battaglia, I. Guyon, V. Lemaire, M. Saeed, A. Statnikov, O. Stetter, J. Soriano, "First Connectomics Challenge: From Imaging to Connectivity", JMLR 46, 1-22 (2015). ACCESS


  • S. Teller, C. Granell, M. DeDomenico, J. Soriano, S. Gómez, A. Arenas, “Emergence of assortative mixing between clusters of cultured neurons”, PLoS Comput. Biol. 10, e1003796 (2014).
  • O. Stetter, J.G. Orlandi, J. Soriano, D. Battaglia, T. Geisel, “Transfer Entropy Reconstruction and Labeling of Neuronal Connections from Simulated Calcium Imaging”, PLoS One 9, e98842 (2014).
  • C. Schmeltzer, J. Soriano, I.M. Sokolov, S. Rüdiger, “Percolation of spatially constrained Erdös-Rényi networks with degree correlations”. Phys. Rev. E 89, 012116 (2014).
  • S. Teller, J. Soriano, "Dynamics in clustered neuronal cultures: a versatile experimental system for complex networks", Conference Proceedings (NDCN Workshop, Russia 2014).
  • I. Guyon, D. Battaglia, A. Guyon, V. Lemaire, J.G. Orlandi, M. Saeed, J. Soriano, A. Statnikov, O. Stetter, B. Ray, Design of the First Neuronal Connectomics Challenge: From Imaging to Connectivity", Conference Proceedings  (IEEE WCCI Congress, China 2014).


  • E. Tibau, M. Valencia, J. Soriano, “Identification of Neuronal Network Properties from the Spectral Analysis of Calcium Imaging Signals in Neuronal Cultures”, Front. Neur. Circ. 7, article 199 (2013).
  • J.G. Orlandi, J. Soriano, E. Álvarez-Lacalle, S. Teller, J. Casademunt, “Noise focusing and the emergence of coherent activity in neuronal cultures”. Nat. Physics 9, 582-590 (2013).
  • J. Orlandi, E. Álvarez-Lacalle, J. Soriano, J. Casademunt, "The emergence of spontaneous  activity in neuronal cultures", AIP Conf. Proc. (12th Granada Seminar) 1510, 25 (2013).
  • S. Teller, J. Soriano, "Experiments on Clustered Neuronal Networks", AIP Conf. Proc. (12th Granada Seminar) 1510, 244 (2013). 
  • E. Tibau, C. Bendiksen, S. Teller, N. Amigó, J. Soriano, "Activity-connectivity: Dynamics in Patterned Neuronal Cultures", AIP Conf. Proc. (12th Granada Seminar) 1510, 54 (2013).
  • O. Stetter, J. Soriano, T. Geisel, D. Battaglia, "From structure to function, via dynamics", AIP Conf. Proc. (12th Granada Seminar) 1510, 64 (2013).


  • O. Stetter, D. Battaglia, J. Soriano, T. Geisel, “Model-Free Reconstruction of Excitatory Neuronal Connectivity from Calcium Imaging Signals”. PLoS Comput. Biol. 8, e1002653 (2012).
  • D. Battaglia, J. Soriano, O.  Stetter, "Function follows dynamics, not (only) structure: from neural cultures to flexible information routing in the brain", Nonlinear Theory and Its Applications, IEICE Conference Proceedings 1, 551 (2012).
  • J.G. Orlandi, E. Álvarez-Lacalle, S. Teller, J. Casademunt, J. Soriano, "The role of connectivity and noise in the emergence of spontaneous activity in cultured neuronal networks", Nonlinear Theory and Its Applications, IEICE Conference Proceedings 1, 547(2012).


  • O. Cohen, A. Keselman, E. Moses, M. Rodríguez-Martínez, J. Soriano, T Tlusty, "Quorum Percolation: More is Different in Living Neural Networks", Europhys. Lett., 89, 18008 (2010).
  • S. Jacobi, J. Soriano, E. Moses. "BDNF and NT-3 increase velocity of activity front propagation in uni-dimensional hippocampal cultures", J. Neurophysiol. 104, 2932 (2010).
  • S. Jacobi, J. Soriano, M. Segal, E. Moses, "BDNF and NT-3 increase excitatory input connectivity in rat hippocampal cultures", Eur. J Neurosci. 30, 998 (2009).
  • J. Soriano, M. Rodríguez-Martínez, T. Tlusty, E. Moses. “Development of Input Connections in Neural Cultures”, PNAS 105, 13758-13763 (2008).
  • J. Soriano, I. Breskin, E. Moses, T. Tlusty, "Percolation approach to study connectivity in living neural networks", AIP Conf. Proc. (6th Granada Seminar) 887, 96 (2007).
  • J.-P. Eckman, O. Feinerman, L. Gruendlinger, E. Moses, J. Soriano, T. Tlusty, “The Physics of Living Neural Networks”, Phys. Rep. 449, 54-76 (2007).
  • I. Breskin, J. Soriano, E. Moses, T. Tlusty. “Percolation in Living Neural Networks”, Phys. Rev. Lett. 97, 188102 (2006).



  • J. Casademunt, J.G. Orlandi, J. Soriano, "Dinámica colectiva de las redes neuronales", Mente y Cerebro, Julio 2014. Link. PDF.
  • J. Soriano,"The problem of neuronal connectivity: how physicists can contribute to neuroscience", EL PAÍS, 2012. Link.
  • J. Soriano, "Das Gehirn als physikalische Größe", [The Brain for Physicists], FRANKFURTER ALLGEMEINE, 2011. Link.

Comments on our research

  • "Focus amdist the noise", J.M. Beggs, Nature Physics News and Views [Nat. Phys. 9, 533 (2013)]."


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