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Long C*, Lee K*, Yang L, Dafalias T, Wu AK, Masmanidis SC. Physiological constraints on the rapid dopaminergic modulation of striatal reward activity. bioRxiv.


Yang L, Singla D, Wu AK, Cross KA, Masmanidis SC. Dopamine lesions alter the striatal encoding of single-limb gait. eLife (2024).

Hur SW, Safaryan K, Yang L, Blair HT, Masmanidis SC, Mathews PJ, Aharoni D, Golshani P. Correlated signatures of social behavior in cerebellum and anterior cingulate cortex. eLife (2024).


Dagher M, Perrotta KA, Erwin SA, Hachisuka A, Iyer, R, Masmanidis SC, Yang H, Andrews AM. Optogenetic Stimulation of Midbrain Dopamine Neurons Produces Striatal Serotonin Release. ACS Chemical Neuroscience (2022).

Zhou S, Masmanidis SC, Buonomano DV Encoding time in neural dynamic regimes with distinct computational tradeoffs. PLoS Computational Biology (2022).


Shobe JL*, Donzis EJ*, Lee K, Chopra S, Masmanidis SC, Cepeda C, Levine MS. Early impairment of thalamocortical circuit activity and coherence in a mouse model of Huntington's disease. Neurobiology of Disease (2021).


Dorst MC, Tokarska A, Zhou M, Lee K, Stagkourakis S, Broberger C, Masmanidis S, Silberberg G. Polysynaptic inhibition between striatal cholinergic interneurons shapes their network activity patterns in a dopamine-dependent manner. Nature Communications (2020).

Zhou S, Masmanidis SC, Buonomano DV. Neural Sequences as an Optimal Dynamical Regime for the Readout of Time. Neuron (2020).

Yang L, Masmanidis SC. Differential encoding of action selection by orbitofrontal and striatal population dynamics. Journal of Neurophysiology (2020).

Yang L*, Lee K*, Villagracia J, Masmanidis SC. Open source silicon microprobes for high throughput neural recording. Journal of Neural Engineering (2020).

Lee K*, Claar LD*, Hachisuka A, Bakhurin KI, Nguyen J, Trott JM, Gill JL, Masmanidis SC. Temporally restricted dopaminergic control of reward-conditioned movements. Nature Neuroscience (2020).

-Also see an accompanying News & Views piece by Luke Coddington.

Shuman T*, Aharoni D*, Cai DJ*, Lee CR, Chavlis S, Page-Harley L, Vetere LM, Feng Y, Yang CY, Mollinedo-Gajate I, Chen L, Pennington ZT, Taxidis J, Flores SE, Cheng K, Javaherian M, Kaba CC, Rao N, La-Vu M, Pandi I, Shtrahman M, Bakhurin KI, Masmanidis SC, Khakh BS, Poirazi P, Silva AJ, Golshani P. Breakdown of spatial coding and interneuron synchronization in epileptic mice. Nature Neuroscience (2020).


Lee K, Bakhurin KI, Claar LD, Holley SM, Chong NC, Cepeda C, Levine MS, Masmanidis SC. Gain Modulation by Corticostriatal and Thalamostriatal Input Signals during Reward-Conditioned Behavior. Cell Reports (2019).

Lee K, Masmanidis SC. Aberrant features of in vivo striatal dynamics in Parkinson's disease. Journal of Neuroscience Research (2019).

Hachisuka A, Masmanidis SC. Interneurons Tap the Brakes on Learning (Preview). Neuron (2019).

-Also see the main article from Marc Fuccillo's lab.

Lazaro MT, Taxidis J, Shuman T, Bachmutsky I, Ikrar T, Santos R, Marcello GM, Mylavarapu A, Chandra S, Foreman A, Goli R, Tran D, Sharma N, Azhdam M, Dong H, Choe KY, Peñagarikano O, Masmanidis SC, Rácz B, Xu X, Geschwind DH, Golshani P. Reduced Prefrontal Synaptic Connectivity and Disturbed Oscillatory Population Dynamics in the CNTNAP2 Model of Autism. Cell Reports (2019).

Nagai J, Rajbhandari AK, Gangwani MR, Hachisuka A, Coppola G, Masmanidis SC, Fanselow MS, Khakh BS. Hyperactivity with Disrupted Attention by Activation of an Astrocyte Synaptogenic Cue. Cell (2019).


Kissinger ST, Pak A, Tang Y, Masmanidis SC, Chubykin AA. Oscillatory Encoding of Visual Stimulus Familiarity. Journal of Neuroscience (2018).

Li B*, Lee K*, Masmanidis SC, Li M. A Nanofabricated Optoelectronic Probe for Manipulating and Recording Neural Dynamics. Journal of Neural Engineering (2018).


Shobe JL, Bakhurin KI, Claar LD, Masmanidis SC. Selective modulation of orbitofrontal network activity during negative occasion setting. Journal of Neuroscience (2017).

Lee K*, Holley SM*, Shobe JL, Chong NC, Cepeda C, Levine MS, Masmanidis SC. Parvalbumin Interneurons Modulate Striatal Output and Enhance Performance during Associative Learning. Neuron (2017).

Bakhurin KI*, Goudar V*, Shobe JL, Claar LD, Buonomano DV, Masmanidis SC. Differential Encoding of Time by Prefrontal and Striatal Network Dynamics. Journal of Neuroscience (2017).


Smith WC, Rosenberg MH, Claar LD, Chang V, Shah SN, Walwyn WM, Evans CJ, Masmanidis SC. Frontostriatal Circuit Dynamics Correlate with Cocaine Cue-Evoked Behavioral Arousal during Early Abstinence. eNeuro (2016).

Shim E, Chen Y, Masmanidis S, Li M. Multisite silicon neural probes with integrated silicon nitride waveguides and gratings for optogenetic applications. Scientific Reports (2016).

Nigam S, Shimono M, Ito S, Yeh FC, Timme N, Myroshnychenko M, Lapish CC, Tosi Z, Hottowy P, Smith WC, Masmanidis SC, Litke AM, Sporns O, Beggs JM. Rich-Club Organization in Effective Connectivity among Cortical Neurons. Journal of Neuroscience (2016).

Bakhurin KI, Mac V, Golshani P, Masmanidis SC. Temporal correlations among functionally specialized striatal neural ensembles in reward conditioned mice. Journal of Neurophysiology (2016).

2012 - 2015

Shobe JL*, Claar LD*, Parhami S, Bakhurin KI, Masmanidis SC. Brain activity mapping at multiple scales with silicon microprobes containing 1024 electrodes. Journal of Neurophysiology (2015).

Alivisatos AP, Andrews AM, Boyden ES, Chun M, Church GM, Deisseroth K, Donoghue JP, Fraser SE, Lippincott-Schwartz J, Looger LL, Masmanidis S, McEuen PL, Nurmikko AV, Park H, Peterka DS, Reid C, Roukes ML, Scherer A, Schnitzer M, Sejnowski TJ, Shepard KL, Tsao D, Turrigiano G, Weiss PS, Xu C, Yuste R, Zhuang X. Nanotools for neuroscience and brain activity mapping. ACS Nano (2013).

Scott KM, Du J, Lester HA, Masmanidis SC. Variability of acute extracellular action potential measurements with multisite silicon probes. Journal of Neuroscience Methods (2012).

Lee SH, Kwan AC, Zhang S, Phoumthipphavong V, Flannery JG, Masmanidis SC, Taniguchi H, Huang ZJ, Zhang F, Boyden ES, Deisseroth K, Dan Y. Activation of specific interneurons improves V1 feature selectivity and visual perception. Nature (2012).

2009 - 2011

Du J, Blanche TJ, Harrison RR, Lester HA, Masmanidis SC. Multiplexed, high density electrophysiology with nanofabricated neural probes. PLoS One (2011).

Sadek AS, Karabalin RB, Du J, Roukes ML, Koch C, Masmanidis SC. Wiring nanoscale biosensors with piezoelectric nanomechanical resonators. Nano Letters (2010).

Du J, Roukes ML, Masmanidis SC. Dual-side and three-dimensional microelectrode arrays fabricated from ultra- thin silicon substrates. Journal of Micromechanics & Microengineering (2009).

Du J, Riedel-Kruse IH, Nawroth JC, Roukes ML, Laurent G, Masmanidis SC. High-resolution three-dimensional recording of neuronal activity with microfabricated electrode arrays. Journal of Neurophysiology (2009).