Sotiris C. Masmanidis, Ph.D.


Assistant Professor, Neurobiology

Member, Brain Research Institute

California NanoSystems Institute

Neuroscience GPB Home Area

Awards and Honors:

Broad Fellowship in Brain Circuitry 2006

Oppenheimer Program 2013 Harvey L. Karp Discovery Award

Dorothy and Leonard Straus Scholar (2012)

Alfred P. Sloan Foundation 2013 Alfred P. Sloan Research Fellowship

Contact Information

Lab Number: 310-794-5625


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.
K. M. Scott, J. Du, H. A. Lester, S. C. Masmanidis   Variability of acute extracellular action potential measurements with multisite silicon probes Journal of Neuroscience Methods, 2012; 211: 22-30.
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.
A. S. Sadek, R. B. Karabalin, J. Du, M. L. Roukes, C. Koch, S. C. Masmanidis   Wiring nanoscale biosensors with piezoelectric nanomechanical resonators Nano Letters, 2010; 10(5): 1769-73.
J. Du, M. L. Roukes, S. C. Masmanidis   Dual-side and three-dimensional microelectrode arrays fabricated from ultra- thin silicon substrates, Journal of Micromechanics & Microengineering, 2009; 19: .
J. Du, I. H. Riedel-Kruse, J. C. Nawroth, M. L. Roukes, G. Laurent, S. C. Masmanidis   High-resolution three-dimensional extracellular recording of neuronal activity with microfabricated electrode arrays Journal of Neurophysiology, 2009; 101(3): 1671-8.