Publications & CV


Lau Møller Andersen - PhD

Contact details

Email: lmandersen[at]cfin.au.dk

Phone: +45 4042 7564

Visiting address:

Nørrebrogade 44, Building 1A

8000 Aarhus C

Denmark

PUBLICATIONS

Last updated 2019-08-15


PEER-REVIEWED

Manting, C.L., Andersen, L.M., Gulyas, B., Ullén, F., Lundqvist, D., 2020. Attentional Modulation of the Auditory Steady-State Response across the Cortex. NeuroImage 116930. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.neuroimage.2020.116930 Download PDF (I participated in designing the experiment, was heavily involved in designing the MEG analysis and the coding of it and participated in the critical review of the paper)


Westin, K., Pfeiffer, C., Andersen, L.M., Ruffieux, S., Cooray, G., Kalaboukhov, A., Winkler, D., Ingvar, M., Schneiderman, J., Lundqvist, D., 2020. Detection of interictal epileptiform discharges: A comparison of on-scalp MEG and conventional MEG measurements. Clinical Neurophysiology. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.clinph.2020.03.041 Download PDF (I participated in the design of recordings and participated in the critical review of the paper)


Andersen, L.M., Jerbi, K., Dalal, S.S., 2020. Can EEG and MEG detect signals from the human cerebellum? NeuroImage 116817. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.neuroimage.2020.116817 Download PDF (I participated in the conception of the article, and I led the writing of the manuscript and the critical review)


Pfeiffer, C., Ruffieux, S., Andersen, L.M., Kalabukhov, A., Winkler, D., Oostenveld, R., Lundqvist, D., Schneiderman, J.F., 2020. On-scalp MEG sensor localization using magnetic dipole-like coils: A method for highly accurate co-registration. NeuroImage 212, 116686. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.neuroimage.2020.116686 Download PDF (I participated in design of the data collection, collecting the data and critically reviewing the manuscript)


Islam, M., Westin, K., Carvalho, A., Eriksson, M., Lundvall, M., Stödberg, T., Adelöw, C., Lundqvist, D., Andersen, L.M., Lundstrom, B.N., Cooray, G., 2019. MEG and navigated TMS jointly enable spatially accurate application of TMS therapy at the epileptic focus in pharmacoresistant epilepsy. Brain Stimulation: Basic, Translational, and Clinical Research in Neuromodulation 0. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.brs.2019.06.026 Download PDF (I participated in the design, setting up collection protocols and critically reviewing the manuscript)


Andersen, L.M., Overgaard, M., Tong, F., 2019. Visual expectations change subjective experience without changing performance. Consciousness and Cognition 71, 59–69. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.concog.2019.03.007  Download PDF (I designed the study, wrote the paradigm code, collected the data, did the (statistical) analysis and wrote the manuscript)


Andersen, L.M., Lundqvist, D., 2019. Somatosensory responses to nothing: An MEG study of expectations during omission of tactile stimulations. NeuroImage 184, 78–89. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.neuroimage.2018.09.014 Download PDF (I designed the study, wrote the paradigm code, collected the data, did the (statistical) analysis and wrote the manuscript)


Pfeiffer, C., Andersen, L.M., Lundqvist, D., Hämäläinen, M., Schneiderman, J.F., Oostenveld, R. 2018. Localizing on-scalp MEG sensors using an array of magnetic dipole coils. PLoS ONE. 13. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0191111 Download PDF (I participated in design of the data collection, collecting the data and critically reviewing the manuscript)


Andersen, L.M., 2018. Group analysis in FieldTrip of time-frequency responses: a pipeline for reproducibility at every step of processing, going from individual sensor space representations to an across-group source space representation. Front. Neurosci. 12. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0191111 Download PDF (I collected the data, wrote the code and conceived of the pipeline, made data and code available online, and wrote the manuscript)


Andersen, L.M., 2018. Group Analysis in MNE-Python of Evoked Responses from a Tactile Stimulation Paradigm: A Pipeline for Reproducibility at Every Step of Processing, Going from Individual Sensor Space Representations to an across-Group Source Space Representation. Front. Neurosci. 12. https://doi.org/10.3389/fnins.2018.00006 Download PDF (I collected the data, wrote the code and conceived of the pipeline, made data and code available online, and wrote the manuscript)


Ströberg, K., Andersen, L.M., Wiens, S., 2017. Electrocortical N400 Effects of Semantic Satiation. Front. Psychol. 8. https://doi.org/10.3389/fpsyg.2017.02117 Download PDF (I conducted the source reconstruction analysis of the data and participated in writing the manuscript)


Song, C., Sandberg, K., Andersen, L. M., Blicher, J. U., and Rees, G. (2017). Human Occipital and Parietal GABA Selectively Influence Visual Perception of Orientation and Size. J. Neurosci. 37, 8929–8937. https://doi.org/10.1523/JNEUROSCI.3945-16.2017. Download PDF (I collected the data and critically reviewed the manuscript)


Andersen, L. M., Oostenveld, R., Pfeiffer, C., Ruffieux, S., Jousmäki, V., Hämäläinen, M., et al. (2017). Similarities and differences between on-scalp and conventional in-helmet magnetoencephalography recordings. PLoS ONE 12, e0178602. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0178602. Download PDF (I designed the study, wrote the paradigm code, collected the data, did the (statistical) analysis, made data and code available online and wrote the manuscript)


Sandberg, K., Blicher, J.U., Del Pin, S.H., Andersen, L.M., Rees, G., Kanai, R., 2016. Improved estimates for the role of grey matter volume and GABA in bistable perception. Cortex. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cortex.2016.08.006 (I collected the data and critically reviewed the manuscript)


Andersen, L.M., Pedersen, M.N., Sandberg, K., Overgaard, M., 2016. Occipital MEG Activity in the Early Time Range (<300 ms) Predicts Graded Changes in Perceptual Consciousness. Cereb. Cortex 26, 2677–2688. https://doi.org/10.1093/cercor/bhv108 (I designed the study, wrote the paradigm code, collected the data, did the (statistical) analysis and wrote the manuscript)


Joensson, M., Thomsen, K.R., Andersen, L.M., Gross, J., Mouridsen, K., Sandberg, K., Østergaard, L., Lou, H.C., 2015. Making sense: Dopamine activates conscious self-monitoring through medial prefrontal cortex. Hum. Brain Mapp. 36, 1866–1877. https://doi.org/10.1002/hbm.22742 (I participated in designing Experiment 2, did the statistical mixed model analysis myself, and participated in writing the relevant sections and critically reviewed the whole paper)


Sandberg, K., Andersen, L.M., Overgaard, M., 2014. Using multivariate decoding to go beyond contrastive analyses in consciousness research. Front. Psychol. 5, 1250. https://doi.org/10.3389/fpsyg.2014.01250 Download PDF (I participated in the conception of the paper, writing two of the sections of the paper, critically reviewing the remaining sections, and did the figures)


Andersen, L.M., Visser, I., Crone, E.A., Koolschijn, P.C.M.P., Raijmakers, M.E.J., 2014. Cognitive strategy use as an index of developmental differences in neural responses to feedback. Developmental Psychology 50, 2686–2696. https://doi.org/10.1037/a0038106 (I participated in designing the study, I collected the data, I did the greatest part of the (statistical) analysis and I wrote the manuscript)


Andersen, L.M., Basile, B.M., Hampton, R.R., 2014. Dissociation of visual localization and visual detection in rhesus monkeys (Macaca mulatta). Anim Cogn 17, 681–687. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10071-013-0699-7 (I designed the study, wrote the paradigm code, collected the data, did the (statistical) analysis and wrote the manuscript)



PREPRINTS (not peer-reviewed)

Andersen, L.M., 2019. Software and resources for experiments and data analysis of MEG and EEG data (No. e27988v1). PeerJ Inc. https://doi.org/10.7287/peerj.preprints.27988v1 (I conceived the idea, wrote the code and wrote the manuscript)


Andersen, L.M., Pfeiffer, C., Ruffieux, S., Riaz, B., Winkler, D., Schneiderman, J.F., Lundqvist, D. (2019) On-scalp MEG SQUIDs are sensitive to early somatosensory activity unseen by conventional MEG. bioRxiv 686329. https://doi.org/10.1101/686329 (I designed the study, wrote the paradigm code, collected the data, did the (statistical) analysis and wrote the manuscript)


Ribeiro, M.J., Fonseca, A., Moura-Ramos, M., Costa, M., Kilteni, K., Andersen, L.M., Harber-Aschan, L., Moscoso, J.A., Bagchi, S., Associations (ENPA), E.N. of P., 2019. Postdoc X-ray in Europe 2017: work conditions, productivity, institutional support and career outlooks. bioRxiv 523621. https://doi.org/10.1101/523621 (I participated in design of the report, I designed the statistical analysis on potential wage difference, wrote the relevant sections and critically reviewed the manuscript)


CURRICULUM VITAE

CURRENT POSITION

01.09.2019 -

Postdoc at the Center of Functionally Integrative Neuroscience at Aarhus University

FORMER POSITIONS

2016-2019

Postdoc at Karolinska Institutet at NatMEG (The Swedish National Facility for Magnetoencephalography)


2015-2016

Research assistant at Karolinska Institutet at NatMEG


2012-2015

PhD-student at the Center of Functionally Integrative Neuroscience at Aarhus University. Main advisor: Professor Morten Overgaard.


2011-2012

Research Assistant at the Cognitive Neuroscience Research Unit at Aarhus University at the Center of Functionally Integrative Neuroscience.


EDUCATION

2016

PhD in Medicine from Aarhus University, based on the dissertation Spatio-temporal localization and task specificity in the search for neural correlates of perceptual consciousness, including a research visit to Frank Tong's lab at Vanderbilt University


2011

Research based Master of Science in Brain and Cognitive Sciences. A selective master at the University of Amsterdam including an internship in Robert Hampton's lab at Emory University.


2009

Bachelor of Arts, Philosophy and Linguistics, Aarhus University, including an exchange with Sheffield University


GRANTS and AWARDS

2020

Received funding for the project The cerebellar clock: tracking the pace of the world from Lundbeckfonden (1,588,804 DKK; ~215,000 Euro)

2019

Received funding (co-applicant) for the project Unlocking human cerebellar electrophysiology with random matrix theory together with Professors Sarang Dalal and Sune Jespersen (595,000 DKK; ~80,000 Euro)


2018

Received funding for the project The Cerebellar Clock: Predicting the Present from Carlsbergfondet, (589,000 DKK; ~80,000 Euro)


2018

Travel Award for the BIOMAG conference 2018 The 21st International Conference on Biomagnetism (8,750 SEK; ~900 Euro)


2016

Travel Award for the BIOMAG conference 2016 The 20th International Conference on Biomagnetism (5,000 SEK; ~500 Euro)


2014

Henry Outreach Award (5,000 DKK, ~650 Euro), CFIN, Yearly award for outstanding public outreach activities.


2013

Student Travel Award for the MEG UK 2014 The 8th Annual Meeting of Users in the UK (covering travel expenses)


2012

Procured Grant for fully financed 3-year PhD fellowship: ~1.3 million DKK (~175,000 Euro)


SCIENTIFIC PRESENTATIONS

Andersen, L.M. Group analysis in FieldTrip of time-frequency responses: a pipeline for reproducibility at every step of processing, going from individual sensor space representations to an across-group source space representation. Poster presented at the BIOMAG 2018 Biannual Meeting, Philadelphia, USA.


Andersen, L.M. Group analysis in MNE-Python of evoked responses from a tactile stimulation paradigm: going from individual sensor space representations to an across-group source space representation. Poster presented at the BIOMAG 2018 Biannual Meeting, Philadelphia, USA.


Andersen, L.M. Somatosensory responses to nothing: an MEG study of expectation during omission of stimulation. Poster presented at the OHBM 2018 Annual Meeting, Singapore


Andersen, L.M. On-scalp MEG using 7 high-temperature SQUIDs. Talk presented at the MEG NORD 2018 conference, May 17th-18th, Karolinska Institutet, Sweden


Andersen, L.M. Phalange discrimination, comparison between 7 high-temperature on-scalp SQUIDs and in-helmet MEG. Poster presented at the MEG NORD 2018 conference, May 17th-18th, Karolinska Institutet, Sweden


Andersen, L.M. Somatosensory responses to nothing. Talk presented at the MEG NORD 2017 conference, May 9th-10th, Aarhus University, Denmark


Andersen, L.M. Using machine learning to detect onset of conscious visual experience. Talk presented at the Machine learning for functional brain imaging Symposium and Workshop 2017, January 19th-20th, Karolinska Institutet, Sweden


Andersen, L.M., Jousmäki, V, Lundqvist, D. Evidence for a tactile mismatch response: Distinctive responses to actual and predicted stimulation. Poster presented at BIOMAG2016, The 20th International Conference on Biomagnetism


Andersen, L.M., Oostenveld, R., Hämäläinen, M., Jousmäki, V., Lundqvist, D., & Ingvar, M. Revelations of scalp magnetoencephalography. Poster presented at the StratNeuro retreat 2016, Sånga-Säby, Sweden


Andersen, L.M., Sandberg, K, & Overgaard, M. A dissociation of conceptualisation processes from consciousness processes. Poster presented at the Association for the Scientific Study of Consciousness, 18th annual meeting, Melbourne, Australia


Andersen, L.M., Pedersen, M.N., Sandberg K., & Overgaard M. (2014). Small Changes in Conscious Experience are Predicted by Visual Awareness Negativity. Short Talk at the MEG UK 2014 The 8th Annual Meeting of MEG Users in the UK


Andersen, L.M., Pedersen, M.N, Sandberg, K., & Overgaard M. (2013). Visual Awareness Negativity correlates with small changes in conscious experience, Poster presented at the Association for the Scientific Study of Consciousness 17th annual meeting, San Diego, US.


Andersen, L.M., Feyen, P., Hildebrandt, L, Kostka, J. Tired of inhibition – Poster presented at Summer School 2011, University of Amsterdam


OPPONENT DUTIES

2018

Senior opponent on Rasmus Eklund’s halftime seminar at Stockholm University, entitled The neural correlates of awareness


SYMPOSIA AND WORKSHOPS

2018

Co-creating the material for the workshop: From single-subject source analysis to group statistics. Workshop run by Robert Oostenveld. See http://megnord.org/2018/workshops/groupanalysis.html or Workshop Page


2018

Creating the materials for the workshop: From raw data to single subject source analysis and also running the workshop for 16 participants at NatMEG, Karolinska Institutet, together with Mikkel Vinding. See http://megnord.org/2018/workshops/single%20subject%20analysis.html or Workshop Page


2017

Creating the materials for the workshop: Source reconstruction in MEG and EEG and also teaching using those materials for 30 participants at NatMEG, Karolinska Institutet, together with Mikkel Vinding. See http://natmeg.se/activities/source_reconstruction/workshop_material.html or Workshop Page


2017

Organizing the symposium: Source reconstruction in MEG and EEG at NatMEG, Karolinska Institutet with international speakers from around Europe. See http://natmeg.se/activities/source_reconstruction/index.html


LABORATORY SKILLS AND EXPERTISE

2015-2018

Responsible for laboratory bookings, helium refills, acquisition settings and support during acquisition and analysis of MEG-data at NatMEG.


PRESS RELEASES

2013

Monkeys can point to objects they do not report seeing http://www.springer.com/about+springer/media/springer+select?SGWID=0-11001-6-1445745-0


TEACHING AND SUPERVISION

2018

Co-organized and taught the course Imaging in neuroscience with a focus on MEG and EEG methods (Teaching time: 19 hours) at Karolinska Institutet for PhD students. See Teaching Material page


2017

Co-supervisor for PhD-student Cassia Low Man Ting on her project: “Selective Auditory Attention and the Influence of Expertise”


2017

Introduction to magnetoencephalography, lecture for master's students at their Theory and method in biological psychology course (6 hours), Stockholm University. See Teaching Material page


2016

Introduction to magnetoencephalography, lecture for master's students at their Theory and method in biological psychology course (3 hours), Stockholm University


2015

Supervision of research year medical student Malthe Brændholt Sørensen on his bachelor project, Cortical alpha waves as a neural correlate of attention, Aarhus University


2015

Explanations and complexity, lecture for Linguistics undergraduates at their Studium Generale course (3 hours), Aarhus University. See Teaching Material page


2013

Teaching at Aalborg University for Psychology Master students in the Neuropsychology programme, Is the Visual Awareness Negativity(VAN) a Neural Correlate of Consciousness (NCC)?


ONLINE MATERIAL

2018 and onward

Member of and contributor to the FieldTrip Toolbox on Github at https://github.com/fieldtrip


2018

Provided open group analysis pipelines maintained on Github at https://github.com/ualsbombe/omission_frontiers


2017

Provided open dataset accompanied by analysis scripts for MNE-Python and FieldTrip. See: “Group Analysis in MNE-Python of Evoked Responses from a Tactile Stimulation Paradigm: A Pipeline for Reproducibility at Every Step of Processing, Going from Individual Sensor Space Representations to an across-Group Source Space Representation” and “Group Analysis in FieldTrip of Time-Frequency Responses: A Pipeline for Reproducibility at Every Step of Processing, Going From Individual Sensor Space Representations to an Across-Group Source Space Representation” with persistent identifier: https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.1134776


2017

Provided open dataset accompanied by analysis scripts for “Similarities and differences between on-scalp and conventional in-helmet magnetoencephalography recordings” with persistent identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/11633/di.dccn.DSC_3015000.00_677


POSITIONS OF TRUST

2018

Postdoc representative at the Department of Clinical Neuroscience at Karolinska Institutet for KIPA (Karolinska Institutet Postdoc Association)


LANGUAGES

Danish: Native Language

English: Fluent

Swedish: Fluent

Dutch: Conversational

German: Conversational

Minimum Norm Estimate

Figure from:

Andersen, L. M. Group Analysis in MNE-Python of Evoked Responses from a Tactile Stimulation Paradigm: A Pipeline for Reproducibility at Every Step of Processing, Going from Individual Sensor Space Representations to an across-Group Source Space Representation. Front. Neurosci. 12, (2018).

On-scalp MEG

See publication

Andersen, L. M. et al. Similarities and differences between on-scalp and conventional in-helmet magnetoencephalography recordings. PLOS ONE 12, e0178602 (2017).

Beamformer

See workshops page

 

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