15. Norimoto H*, Fenk L*, Li H-H, Tosches MA, Gallego-Flores T, Hain D, Reiter S, Kobayashi R, Macias A, Arends A, Klinkmann M, Laurent G (2020) - "A claustrum in reptiles and its role in slow-wave sleep


14. Copenhagen Convention Group (2019) – “A community-based transcriptomics classification and nomenclature of cortical cell types” – arXiv:1909.03083 [q-bio.GN]

13. Tosches MA, Laurent G (2019) – “Evolution of neuronal identity in the cerebral cortex” – Current Opinion in Neurobiology 56: 199-208

12. Silver, D. L., Rakic P, Grove EA, Haydar TF, Hensch TK, Huttner WB, Molnar Z, Rubenstein J, Sestan N, Stryker MP, Sur M, Tosches MA, Walsh CA. 2019. Evolution and Ontogenetic Development of Cortical Structures. In: The Neocortex, ed. W. Singer, T. J. Sejnowski and P. Rakic, pp. 61-93. Strüngmann Forum Reports, vol. 27, J. Lupp, series editor.  Cambridge, MA: MIT Press.

11. Vopalensky P, Tosches MA, Achim K, Handberg-Thorsager M, Arendt D (2019) – “From spiral cleavage to bilateral symmetry: the developmental cell lineage of the annelid brain” – BMC Biology 17:81


10. Tosches MA#*, Yamawaki TM*, Naumann RK, Jacobi A, Tushev G, Laurent G# (2018) – “Evolution of pallium, hippocampus and cortical cell types revealed by single-cell transcriptomics in reptiles” – Science 360(6391):881-888


9. Tosches MA (2017) – “Developmental and genetic mechanisms of neural circuit evolution” – Developmental Biology 431(1): 16-25

8. Martinez-Cerdeño V, Garcia-Moreno F, Tosches MA, Csillag A, Manger PR, Molnar Z (2017) – “Update on forebrain evolution: From neurogenesis to thermogenesis” – Seminars in Cell and Developmental Biology S1084-9521(17)30211

7. Martinez-Vergara H, Bertucci PY, Hantz P, Tosches MA, Achim K, Vopalensky P, Arendt D (2017) – “Whole-organism cellular gene expression atlas reveals conserved cell types in the ventral nerve cord of Platynereis dumerilii” – Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 114(23):5878-5885


6. Laurent G, Fournier J, Hemberger M, Müller C, Naumann RK, Ondracek JM, Pammer L, Reiter S, Shein-Idelson M, Tosches MA, Yamawaki TM. (2016) – “Cortical evolution: introduction to the reptilian cortex” – in Micro-, Meso- and Macro-Dynamics of the Brain, Research and Perspectives in Neurosciences, Cham (CH): Springer

5. Arendt D, Tosches MA, Marlow H. (2016) – “From nerve ring to nerve cord and brain - evolution of the nervous system” –  Nature Reviews Neuroscience 17(1), 61-72


4. Naumann RK, Ondracek JM, Reiter S, Shein-Idelson M, Tosches MA, Yamawaki TM, Laurent G. (2015) – “The reptilian brain” – Current Biology 25(8):R317-21


3. Tosches MA#, Bucher D, Vopalensky P, Arendt D#. (2014) – “Melatonin signaling controls circadian swimming in marine zooplankton” – Cell 159(1):46-57                             

2. Marlow H, Tosches MA, Tomer R, Steinmetz PR, Lauri A, Larsson T, Arendt D. (2014) – “Larval body patterning and apical organs are conserved in animal evolution” - BMC Biology 12:7


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