Masmanidis, Sotiris


Assistant Professor, Neurobiology

Member, Brain Research Institute

California NanoSystems Institute

Neuroscience GPB Home Area

Awards and Honors:

2013 Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Research Fellowship

2006 Broad Fellowship in Brain Circuitry

2014 McKnight Technical Innovations in Neuroscience Award

Contact Information

Lab Number: 310-794-5625


Lee Kwang, Holley Sandra M, Shobe Justin L, Chong Natalie C, Cepeda Carlos, Levine Michael S, Masmanidis Sotiris C   Parvalbumin Interneurons Modulate Striatal Output and Enhance Performance during Associative Learning Neuron, 2017; 93(6): 1451-1463.
Bakhurin Konstantin I, Goudar Vishwa, Shobe Justin L, Claar Leslie D, Buonomano Dean V, Masmanidis Sotiris C   Differential Encoding of Time by Prefrontal and Striatal Network Dynamics The Journal of Neuroscience, 2017; 37(4): 854-870.
Smith Wesley C, Rosenberg Matthew H, Claar Leslie D, Chang Victoria, Shah Sagar N, Walwyn Wendy M, Evans Christopher J, Masmanidis Sotiris C   Frontostriatal Circuit Dynamics Correlate with Cocaine Cue-Evoked Behavioral Arousal during Early Abstinence eNeuro, 2017; 3(3): 854-870.
Bakhurin Konstantin I, Mac Victor, Golshani Peyman, Masmanidis Sotiris C   Temporal correlations among functionally specialized striatal neural ensembles in reward conditioned mice Journal of neurophysiology, 2016; 36(3): jn.01037.2015.
Shobe Justin L, Claar Leslie D, Parhami Sepideh, Bakhurin Konstantin I, Masmanidis Sotiris C   Brain activity mapping at multiple scales with silicon microprobes containing 1,024 electrodes Journal of neurophysiology, 2015; 114(3): 2043-2052.
A. P. Alivisatos et al.   Nanotools for neuroscience and brain activity mapping ACS Nano, 2013; 7: 1850-1866.
J. Du, T. J. Blanche, R. R. Harrison, H. A. Lester, S. C. Masmanidis   Multiplexed, high density electrophysiology with nanofabricated neural probes PloS one, 2011; 6(10): e26204.