Software / Techniques

Software / Techniques

Interhemispheric competition during sleep

Analysis code for the publication “Interhemispheric competition during sleep” by Lorenz A. Fenk, Juan Luis Riquelme & Gilles Laurent, Nature (2023):

A claustrum in reptiles and its role in slow-wave sleep

Data and source code for the publication "A claustrum in reptiles and its role in slow-wave sleep" by Hiroaki Norimoto*, Lorenz A. Fenk*, Hsing-Hsi Li, Maria Antonietta Tosches, Tatiana Gallego Flores, David Hain, Sam Reiter, Riho Kobayashi, Angeles Macias, Anja Arends, Michaela Klinkmann & Gilles Laurent, Nature (2020) Lizard telencephalon scRNA-seq data: Analysis source code:

Single-cell RNA sequencing data from the turtle and lizard pallium

Accompanying data portal for the publication "Evolution of pallium, hippocampus and cortical cell types revealed by single-cell transcriptomics in reptiles" by M. A. Tosches, T. Y. Yamawaki, R. K. Naumann, A. A. Jacobi, G. Tushev and G. Laurent, Science (2018)

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Shein-Idelson, Pammer, Hemberger, Laurent, Nature Methods, 2017

Data for the publication "Large-scale mapping of cortical synaptic projections with extracellular electrode arrays" by Shein-Idelson, M., Pammer, L., Hemberger, M. and Laurent, G., Nature Methods (2017)

Link to data:

Shein-Idelson, Ondracek, Liaw, Reiter, Laurent, Science, 2016

Code and data used to produce the figures in "Slow Waves, Sharp-waves, Ripples and REM in Sleeping Dragons" by Shein-Idelson et al., Science (2016) can be obtained at:

Shen, Tootoonian and Laurent, Neuron, 2013

Code and data used to produce the figures in Shen et al., "Encoding of Mixtures in a Simple Olfactory System," Neuron (2013) can be obtained at:


StimOMatic is the accompanying code for the publication "A method for closed-loop presentation of sensory stimuli conditional on the internal brain-state of awake animals" by U. Rutishauser, A. Kotowicz and G. Laurent; Journal of Neuroscience Methods (2013) (

The initial stable version is available for download here.
For up to date releases visit


SpikeOMatic is the accompanying code for publication "Using noise signature to optimize spike-sorting and to assess neuronal classification quality" by C. Pouzat, O. Mazor and G. Laurent; Journal of Neuroscience Methods (2002) (

The software can be downloaded here.
Corresponding electrophysiological data can be downloaded here
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