Publications

Papers


Su Z., McDonnell D., Bentley B. L., et al. (2021) Addressing Biodisaster X Threats with AI and 6G Technologies. Journal of Medical Internet Research, 23(5):e26109. doi:10.2196/26109 (pdf)


Bojic S., Murray A., Bentley B. L., Spindler R., Pawlik P., Cordeiro J. L., Bauer R. & de Magalhães J. P. (2021) Winter is coming: the future of cryopreservation. BMC Biology, 19(56). doi:10.1186/s12915-021-00976-8 (pdf)


Calimport S. R. G., Bentley B. L., Stewart C. E., Pawelec G., Scuteri A., Vinciguerra M., Slack C., Chen D., Harries L. W., Marchant G., Fleming G. A., Conboy M., Antebi A., Small G. W., Gil J., Lakatta E. G., Richardson A., Rosen C., Nikolich K., Wyss-Coray T., Steinman L., Montine T., de Magalhães J. P., Campisi J. & Church G. (2019) To help aging populations, classify organismal senescence. Science, 366(6465), pp. 576-578. doi:10.1126/science.aay7319 (pdf)


Calimport S. R. G., Bentley B. L., Stewart C. E., Pawelec G., Scuteri A., Vinciguerra M., Slack C., Chen D., Harries L. W., Marchant G., Fleming G. A., Conboy M., Antebi A., Small G. W., Gil J., Lakatta E. G., Richardson A., Rosen C., Nikolich K., Wyss-Coray T., Steinman L., Montine T., de Magalhães J. P., Campisi J. & Church G. (2020) The inherent challenges of classifying senescence—Response. Science, 368(6491), pp. 595-596. doi:10.1126/science.abb4073 (pdf)


Calimport S. R. G. & Bentley B. L. (2019) Aging classified as a cause of disease in ICD-11. Rejuvenation Research, 22(4), p. 281. doi:10.1089/rej.2019.2242 (pdf)


Bentley B., Branicky R., Barnes C. L., Chew Y. L., Yemini E., Bullmore E. T., Vértes, P. E. & Schafer W. R. (2016) The multilayer connectome of Caenorhabditis elegans. PLOS Computational Biology, 2(12):e1005283. doi:10.1371/journal.pcbi.1005283 (pdf)


Cefola P., Bentley B., Maisonobe L., Parraud P., Di-Costanzo R. & Folcik Z. (2013) Verification of the OREKIT Java implementation of the Draper semi-analytical satellite theory. Proceedings of the AAS/AIAA Spaceflight Mechanics Meeting; in Advances in the Astronautical Sciences, 148. ISBN: 978-0-87703-597-8 (pdf)


Peniak M., Bentley B., Marocco D., Cangelosi A., Ampatzis C., Izzo D. & Biscani F. (2010) An evolutionary approach to designing autonomous planetary rovers. Proceedings of TAROS (Towards Autonomous Robotic Systems), August 31 - September 2, 2010, Plymouth, UK. ISBN: 978-1-84102-263-5 (pdf)


Peniak M., Bentley B., Marocco D., Cangelosi A., Ampatzis C., Izzo D. & Biscani F. (2010) An island-model framework for evolving neuro-controllers for planetary rover control. Proceedings of the IEEE International Joint Conference on Neural Networks, July 18 - 23, 2010, Barcelona, Spain. ISBN: 978-1-4244-8126-2. doi:10.1109/IJCNN.2010.5596942 (pdf)

Technical Reports & Theses


Bentley B. (2017) Connectomics of extrasynaptic signalling: applications to the nervous system of Caenorhabditis elegans. PhD thesis; University of Cambridge. doi:10.17863/CAM.16873


Cangelosi A., Marocco D., Peniak M., Bentley B., Ampatzis C. & Izzo D. (2010) Evolution in robotic islands - optimising the design of autonomous robot controllers for navigation and exploration of unknown environments. Advanced Concepts Team Report, The European Space Agency (ESA); Noordwijk, The Netherlands. Ariadna-ID: 09-8301 (pdf)

Published Abstracts


Calimport S. R. G. & Bentley B. (2013) The Human Memome Project: Text-data analytics to find socio-cultural predictors of longevity utilising the quantified self, crowdsourcing and citizen science communities. Proceedings of SENS 6; in Rejuvenation Research, 16 (s1), pp. 15-16. ISSN: 1549-1684 (pdf)


Bentley B. & Cefola P. (2012) Verification of the Draper semianalytic satellite theory in the OREKIT open source flight dynamics library. Proceedings of the Secure World Foundation Space Sustainability Conference, November 8-9, 2012, Beijing, China (pdf)


Bentley B., Chatzigeorgiou M., Rabinowitch I. & Schafer W. R. (2012) Optogenetic dissection of neural circuits in C. elegans. Proceedings of the EMBO Conference on C. elegans Neurobiology, June 14-17, 2012, EMBL Heidelberg, Germany (pdf)


Chatzigeorgiou M., Bang S., Bentley B., Hwang S. W. & Schafer W. R. (2012) C. elegans members of the TMC family form channels gated by salt and mechanical stimuli. Proceedings of the EMBO Conference on C. elegans Neurobiology, June 14-17, 2012, EMBL Heidelberg, Germany (pdf)


Peniak M., Bentley B., Marocco D., Ampatzis C., Biscani F., Izzo D. & Cangelosi A. (2010) Designing autonomous robot controllers for planetary exploration: a model of a Mars rover. Proceedings of PCCAT (Postgraduate Conference for Computing: Applications and Theory), June 9, 2010, Exeter, UK. ISBN: 978-0-9565982-0-2 (pdf) - Awarded best paper

Press & Outreach


Bentley B. (2017) The math behind brain connectivity. Society for Industrial & Applied Mathematics (SIAM). Online: https://www.siam.org/careers/pdf/brain.pdf


Bentley B. (2015) The Worm Wide Web: mapping the networks of the brain. MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology. Online: https://www2.mrc-lmb.cam.ac.uk/the-worm-wide-web-max-perutz-science-writing-award/

Selected Media Coverage of Research


Ageing should be classed as a disease in itself, say leading academics. The Telegraph, 14 February 2020 (online)


Defining Aging. Harvard Medical School News & Research, 7 November 2019 (online)


What if aging weren’t inevitable, but a curable disease? MIT Technology Review, 19 August 2019 (online)