Mayank R Mehta

Professor, Physics And Astronomy, University of California Los Angeles

Professor, Neurobiology, University of California Los Angeles

Professor, Neurology, University of California Los Angeles


  1. Purandare C, Mehta M. Mega-scale movie-fields in the mouse visuo-hippocampal network.. eLife, 2023.
  2. Purandare CS, Dhingra S, Rios R, Vuong C, To T, Hachisuka A, Choudhary K, Mehta MR. Moving bar of light evokes vectorial spatial selectivity in the immobile rat hippocampus.. Nature, 2022.
  3. Moore JJ, Cushman JD, Acharya L, Popeney B, Mehta MR. Linking hippocampal multiplexed tuning, Hebbian plasticity and navigation.. Nature, 2021.
  4. Safaryan K, Mehta MR. Enhanced hippocampal theta rhythmicity and emergence of eta oscillation in virtual reality.. Nature neuroscience, 2021.
  5. Moore JJ, Ravassard PM, Ho D, Acharya L, Kees AL, Vuong C, Mehta MR. Dynamics of cortical dendritic membrane potential and spikes in freely behaving rats.. Science (New York, N.Y.), 2017.
  6. Acharya L, Aghajan ZM, Vuong C, Moore JJ, Mehta MR. Causal Influence of Visual Cues on Hippocampal Directional Selectivity.. Cell, 2015.
  7. Mehta MR. From synaptic plasticity to spatial maps and sequence learning.. Hippocampus, 2015.
  8. Aghajan ZM, Acharya L, Moore JJ, Cushman JD, Vuong C, Mehta MR. Impaired spatial selectivity and intact phase precession in two-dimensional virtual reality.. Nature neuroscience, 2014.
  9. Cushman JD, Aharoni DB, Willers B, Ravassard P, Kees A, Vuong C, Popeney B, Arisaka K, Mehta MR. Multisensory control of multimodal behavior: do the legs know what the tongue is doing?. PloS one, 2013.
  10. Ravassard P, Kees A, Willers B, Ho D, Aharoni DA, Cushman J, Aghajan ZM, Mehta MR. Multisensory control of hippocampal spatiotemporal selectivity.. Science (New York, N.Y.), 2013.
  11. Hahn TT, McFarland JM, Berberich S, Sakmann B, Mehta MR. Spontaneous persistent activity in entorhinal cortex modulates cortico-hippocampal interaction in vivo.. Nature neuroscience, 2012.
  12. Resnik E, McFarland JM, Sprengel R, Sakmann B, Mehta MR. The effects of GluA1 deletion on the hippocampal population code for position.. The Journal of neuroscience : the official journal of the Society for Neuroscience, 2012.
  13. Ahmed OJ, Mehta MR. Running speed alters the frequency of hippocampal gamma oscillations.. The Journal of neuroscience : the official journal of the Society for Neuroscience, 2012.
  14. Ghorbani M, Mehta M, Bruinsma R, Levine AJ. Nonlinear-dynamics theory of up-down transitions in neocortical neural networks.. Physical review. E, Statistical, nonlinear, and soft matter physics, 2012.
  15. Mehta MR. Contribution of Ih to LTP, place cells, and grid cells.. Cell, 2011.
  16. Kumar A, Mehta MR. Frequency-Dependent Changes in NMDAR-Dependent Synaptic Plasticity.. Frontiers in computational neuroscience, 2011.
  17. McFarland JM, Hahn TT, Mehta MR. Explicit-duration hidden Markov model inference of UP-DOWN states from continuous signals.. PloS one, 2011.
  18. Chen Z, Resnik E, McFarland JM, Sakmann B, Mehta MR. Speed controls the amplitude and timing of the hippocampal gamma rhythm.. PloS one, 2011.
  19. Ahmed OJ, Mehta MR. The hippocampal rate code: anatomy, physiology and theory.. Trends in neurosciences, 2009.
  20. Hoffman KL, Battaglia FP, Harris K, MacLean JN, Marshall L, Mehta MR. The upshot of up states in the neocortex: from slow oscillations to memory formation.. The Journal of neuroscience : the official journal of the Society for Neuroscience, 2007.
  21. Hahn TT, Sakmann B, Mehta MR. Differential responses of hippocampal subfields to cortical up-down states.. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 2007.
  22. Mehta MR. Cortico-hippocampal interaction during up-down states and memory consolidation.. Nature neuroscience, 2007.
  23. Hahn TT, Sakmann B, Mehta MR. Phase-locking of hippocampal interneurons' membrane potential to neocortical up-down states.. Nature neuroscience, 2006.
  24. Mehta MR. Role of rhythms in facilitating short-term memory.. Neuron, 2005.
  25. Mehta MR. Cooperative LTP can map memory sequences on dendritic branches.. Trends in neurosciences, 2004.