Curriculum vitae

Main Research Areas
  • signal and data analysis
  • analysis of medical and microscopy images using computer vision approaches
  • statistical modeling and machine learning
Professional Career
since 2012 Postdoctoral researcher in the Applied Systems Biology group, Hans Knöll Institute, Jena, Germany.
2011-2012 Postdoctoral researcher in the group Computational Neuroscience and Machine Learning at Frankfurt Institute for Advanced Studies (FIAS) in Frankfurt am Main
2009-2011 Postdoctoral researcher in the Visual Neuroscience group at the School of Psychology at the University of Nottingham (GB)
2009 PhD in Applied Mathematics at the University of Nottingham (GB)
2005 M.Sc. in Engineering Physics at the Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm (SWE)


Dudeck J*, Medyukhina A*, Froebel J, Svensson C-M, Kotrba J, Gerlach M, Gradtke AC, Schröder B, Speier S, Figge MT**, Dudeck A**; *authors contributed equally; **corresponding authors, authors contributed equally (2017) Mast cells acquire MHCII from dendritic cells during skin inflammation. J Exp Med 214(12), 3791-3811.
Hoffmann B*, Svensson C-M*, Straßburger M, Gebser B, Irmler IM, Kamradt T, Saluz HP, Figge MT, *authors contributed equally (2017) Automated quantification of early bone alterations and pathological bone turnover in experimental arthritis by in vivo PET/CT imaging. Sci Rep 7, 2217.
Svensson C-M, Bondoc K G, Pohnert G, Figge MT (2017) Segmentation of clusters by template rotation expectation maximization. Comput Vis Image Underst 152, 64-72.
Svensson C-M*, Hoffmann B*, Irmler I, Straßburger M, Figge MT**, Saluz HP**; *authors contributed equally; **corresponding authors, authors contributed equally (2017) Quantification of arthritic bone degradation by analysis of 3D micro-computed tomography data. Sci Rep 7, 44434.
Hussain Z, Svensson C-M, Besle J, Webb BS, Barrett BT, McGraw PV (2015) Estimation of cortical magnification from positional error in normally sighted and amblyopic subjects. Journal of Vision 15(2), 1-16.
Kraibooj K*, Schoeler H*, Svensson C-M, Brakhage AA, Figge MT (2015) Automated quantification of the phagocytosis of Aspergillus fumigatus conidia by a novel image analysis algorithm. Frontiers in Microbiology 6(549), *authors contributed equally.
Svensson C-M, Hübler R, Figge MT (2015) Automated classification of circulating tumor cells and the impact of inter-observer variability on classifier training and performance. Journal of Immunology Research 2015(Article ID 573165), 9.
Svensson C-M, Krusekopf S, Lücke J, Figge MT (2014) Automated detection of circulating tumor cells with naive Bayesian classifiers. Cytometry A 85(6), 501-511.
Svensson C-M, Coombes S, Peirce JW (2012) Using evolutionary algorithms for fitting high-dimensional models to neuronal data. Neuroinformatics 10(2), 199-218.
Svensson C-M, Coombes S (2009) Mode locking in a spatially extended neuron model: active soma and compartmental tree. Int J Bifurcat Chaos 19(2597),