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Antje Kilias

PhD Student

    Antje Kilias
    Biomicrotechnology, Dept. of Microsystems Engineering
    Faculty of Engineering
    Georges-Köhler-Allee 102
    79110 Freiburg i.Br.
    Tel.: +49 (0)761 203 7523
    Fax.:+49 (0)761 203 9559
     

     


Research Project

 

Research Topics

  • Hippocampal networks in animal models of mesial temporal lobe epilepsy

 

Techniques

  • Focal kainate-injections
  • In-vivo recordings (wire electrodes and multi-electrode probes)
  • Cell culture recordings with microelectrode arrays
  • Histological staining methods
  • Software development (Matlab, basic C++)

 

 

CV

Academic Background

  • Since 06/2012: PhD student at the Bernstein Center Freiburg, University of Freiburg, Germany
  • 01/2011-01/2012: Diploma in Biology, Title of the thesis: Theta-Modulated Firing of Hippocampal Neurons in a Mouse Model of Epilepsy
  • 07/2006-12/2010: Graduate studies in Neurobiology/Biophysics, Animal Physiology, Developmental Biology and System Biology (Physics), Albert-Ludwigs University Freiburg, Germany
  • 10/2004-06/2006: Undergraduate studies in Biology, Albert-Ludwigs University, Germany

 

 Research Positions

  • Summer 2015: internship at Massachusetts Institut of Technology, Cambridge, USA, group of Prof. Polina Anikeeva
  • since 2012: PhD-studies, Biomicrotechnology, Dept. of Microsystems Engineering, Albert-Ludwigs University and Bernstein Center Freiburg (Freiburg, Germany)
  • 2008 - 2010: student assistant in the iEEG/fMRI research group (surface based smoothing of fMRI data) University Clinics (Freiburg, Germany)
  • 2007 - 2012: student assistant on the FIND Toolbox project (development and support) Bernstein Center Freiburg (Freiburg, Germany)

 

Teaching Activities

 

  • 2012-2014: Tutor in Neurophysiology course I/II for Neurobiology Master Students, University Freiburg
  • 2012-2014: BCF/ NWG Course on Analysis and Models in Neurophysiology: Local field potentials and synaptic plasticity, Bernstein Center Freiburg, Germany
  • 10/2010: BCF/ NWG Course on Analysis and Models in Neurophysiology: Exercises in FIND Finding Information in Neuronal Data, Bernstein Center Freiburg, Germany
  • 10/2009: BCCN / NWG Course on Analysis and Models in Neurophysiology: FIND-toolbox in teaching, Bernstein Center Freiburg, Germany
  • Co-supervison of Master Thesis of Leonhard Mueller (2014) and Bachelor Thesis of Patrick Ringwald (2013)

 

Publications

Articles 

  • Froriep UP, Kumar A, Cosandier-Rimele D, Haussler U, Kilias A, Haas CA, Egert U (2012) Altered theta coupling between medial entorhinal cortex and dentate gyrus in temporal lobe epilepsy. Epilepsia 53:1937-1947

Conference Abstracts

  • Froriep UP, Holzhammer T, Herwik S, Kilias A, Paul O, Ruther P, Egert U (2011) Multisite Electrode Arrays for Simultaneous LFP and Spike Recording in Freely Behaving Epileptic Mice. Jahrestagung der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Biomedizinische Technik (Germany, Freiburg)
  • Kilias A, Froriep UP, Kumar A, Häussler U, Haas CA and Egert U (2011) Simultaneous multisite LFP and SUA recordings across the hippocampal formation in a mouse model of epilepsy. Front. Comput. Neurosci. Conference Abstract: BC11 : Computational Neuroscience & Neurotechnology Bernstein Conference & Neurex Annual Meeting 2011. doi: 10.3389/conf.fncom.2011.53.00144
  • Froriep UP, Kilias A, Kumar A, Haas CA and Egert U (2011) Inverted theta-gamma coupling in a model of temporal lobe epilepsy. Front. Comput. Neurosci. Conference Abstract: BC11 : Computational Neuroscience & Neurotechnology Bernstein Conference & Neurex Annual Meeting 2011. doi: 10.3389/conf.fncom.2011.53.00113
  • Kilias A, Zapf MP, Aertsen A, Mutschler I, Naranjo JR, Schulze-Bonhage A, Hennig J, Speck O, Ball T (2010) Gaussian SurfaceBased Smoothing of Cortical Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging (fMRI) Data. Human Brain Mapping 2010 (Spain, Barcelona)
  • Zapf MP, Kilias A, Aertsen A, Mutschler I, Naranjo JR, Schulze-Bonhage A, Hennig J, Speck O, Ball T (2010) Spatio-Temporal Response Patterns in Sensory-Motor Cortex Using Surface-Based Smoothing of fMRI Data. Human Brain Mapping 2010 (Spain, Barcelona)
  • Aertsen A, Garbers C, Kilias A, Meier R, Nawrot MP, Boven KH, Egert U (2009) Find -- a unified framework for neural data analysis. BMC Neuroscience 2009, 10(Suppl 1):S1 [http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2202/10/S1/S1] (Neuroinformatics Symposium, Germany, Berlin)
  • Garbers C, Kilias A, Aertsen A, Egert U and Meier R (2008) FIND - Finding Information in Neuronal Data: An open source framework for the analysis of neuronal activity data. Front. Comput. Neurosci. Conference Abstract: Bernstein Symposium 2008. doi: 10.3389/conf.neuro.10.2008.01.049 (Germany, Munich)

 

Selected Conference Contributions – Posters

 

  • Kilias A, Häussler U, Froriep UP, Kumar A, Haas CA, Egert U (2015) Theta Oscillations and Neuronal Firing Along the Septo-Temporal Axis of the Epileptic Hippocampal Formation. 11th NWG meeting 2015 (Göttingen, Germany)
  • Kilias A, Froriep UP, Häussler U, Kumar A, Haas CA, Egert U (2013) Local interplay between hippocampal single cell firing and network oscillations is preserved under epileptic conditions. Program No. XXX 2013 Neuroscience Meeting Planner: Society for Neuroscience (San Diego, US)
  • Kilias A, Froriep UP, Kumar A, Häussler U, Haas CA and Egert U (2011) Simultaneous multisite LFP and SUA recordings across the hippocampal formation in a mouse model of epilepsy. Front. Comput. Neurosci. Conference Abstract: BC11 : Computational Neuroscience & Neurotechnology Bernstein Conference & Neurex Annual Meeting 2011. doi: 10.3389/conf.fncom.2011.53.00144
  • Kilias A, Zapf MP, Aertsen A, Mutschler I, Naranjo JR, Schulze-Bonhage A, Hennig J, Speck O, Ball T (2010) Gaussian SurfaceBased Smoothing of Cortical Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging (fMRI) Data. Human Brain Mapping 2010 (Spain, Barcelona)
  • Kilias A, Garbers C, Meier R. (2008) Finding Information in Neural Data (FIND) - An Open Source Data Analysis Framework for Neural Data. Presentation at the IINCF @ FENS FORUM 2008  (Geneva, Switzerland)
  • Heizmann S, Kilias A, Okujeni S, Boehler C, Ruther P, Egert U, Asplund M (2015) Accurate Neuronal Tracing of Microelectrodes Based on PEDOT-Dye Coatings. 7th International IEEE EMBS Conference on Neural Engineering (Montpellier, France) 
  • Janz P, Häussler U, Kilias A, Kretz O, Kirsch U, Egert U, Haas CA  (2015) Entorhinal Input Contributes to an Aberrant Hippocampal Circuitry in Mesial Temporal Lobe Epilepsy. 11th NWG meeting 2015 (Göttingen, Germany)
  • Lee, YT, Moser D, Holzhammer T, Froriep UP, Kilias A, Egert U, Fang W, Paul O, Ruther P (2012) Intracortical probe arrays with silicon backbone and microelectrodes on thin polyimide wings. Program No. 504.07/EEE66  2012 Neuroscience Meeting Planner: Society for Neuroscience (New Orleans,US)
  • Froriep UP, Kilias A, Kumar A, Haas CA and Egert U (2011) Inverted theta-gamma coupling in a model of temporal lobe epilepsy. Front. Comput. Neurosci. Conference Abstract: BC11 : Computational Neuroscience & Neurotechnology Bernstein Conference & Neurex Annual Meeting 2011. doi: 10.3389/conf.fncom.2011.53.00113

 

Conference Talks

 

 

  • 07/2014 Phase coupling of neuronal firing to hippocampal network rhythms is preserved under epileptic conditions.11th European Congress on Epileptology, 2014, Stockholm, Sweden
  • 03/2013 Sustained phase coupling of hippocampal single cell firing to network oscillations under epileptic conditions. Symposium 3, NWG meeting 2013, Göttingen, Germany

 

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