Jakob Seidlitz

Jakob Seidlitz

University position

PhD student
Supervised by Ed Bullmore


Department of Psychiatry


Behavioural and Clinical Neuroscience Institute and Brain Mapping Unit

Research Themes

Systems and Computational Neuroscience

Developmental Neuroscience


Adolescence is a time of major physical, chemical, and biological changes, as well as a common period of onset for various brain-related disorders. Thus, it is crucial that we develop methods that help us achieve a full understanding of normative neurodevelopment so as to better characterize aberrant neurodevelopment. My work is focused on providing such an understanding through the use of brain networks generated from multimodal neuroimaging. I am currently looking at new ways to integrate multiple MRI contrasts in order to create a brain network "fingerprint" for an individual. In theory, these methods will be more robust to capturing an individual's neurobiological profile, and thus more sensitive to inter-individual differences in behavior, cognition, and psychopathology.

Modular structure of a multimodal (MRI) structural brain network
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Research Focus



Brain Networks

Multimodal Imaging

Clinical conditions

Anxiety disorders

Depressive disorders

Genetic disorders


Computational modelling

Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)



Ed Bullmore

Rafael Romero-Garcia

František Váša

Petra Vértes

Maggie Westwater

Kirstie Whitaker


David Leopold

Armin Raznahan

Leslie Ungerleider

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