UCLA Neuroscience Program Ph.D. Admissions Neuroscience Faculty UCLA and Beyond  



Mayank Mehta
Computational and Systems Neuroscience, Learning and Memory, Sleep, Neural Oscillations, Neural Coding

Work Email Address:  MayankMehta@ucla.edu
Laboratory: http://www.physics.ucla.edu/~mayank

Mailing Address:
Box 951547


Phone Numbers:
310-206-2096 Fax Number
Phone Numbers:
310 267 4653 Work Phone


Selected Publications:

Ravassard Pascal, Kees Ashley, Willers Bernard, Ho David, Aharoni Daniel, Cushman Jesse, Aghajan Zahra M, Mehta Mayank R Multisensory control of hippocampal spatiotemporal selectivity. Science (New York, N.Y.). 2013; 340(6138): 1342-6.
Hahn Thomas T G, McFarland James M, Berberich Sven, Sakmann Bert, Mehta Mayank R Spontaneous persistent activity in entorhinal cortex modulates cortico-hippocampal interaction in vivo. Nature neuroscience. 2012; 15(11): 1531-8.
Resnik Evgeny, McFarland James M, Sprengel Rolf, Sakmann Bert, Mehta Mayank R 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; 32(26): 8952-68.
Ahmed Omar J, Mehta Mayank R Running speed alters the frequency of hippocampal gamma oscillations. The Journal of neuroscience : the official journal of the Society for Neuroscience. 2012; 32(21): 7373-83.
Ghorbani Maryam, Mehta Mayank, Bruinsma Robijn, Levine Alex J Nonlinear-dynamics theory of up-down transitions in neocortical neural networks. Physical review. E, Statistical, nonlinear, and soft matter physics. 2012; 85(2 Pt 1): 021908.
Mehta Mayank R Contribution of Ih to LTP, place cells, and grid cells. Cell. 2011; 147(5): 968-70.
McFarland James M, Hahn Thomas T G, Mehta Mayank R Explicit-duration hidden Markov model inference of UP-DOWN states from continuous signals. PloS one. 2011; 6(6): e21606.
Kumar Arvind, Mehta Mayank R Frequency-Dependent Changes in NMDAR-Dependent Synaptic Plasticity. Frontiers in computational neuroscience. 2011; 5(5): 38.
Chen Zhiping, Resnik Evgeny, McFarland James M, Sakmann Bert, Mehta Mayank R Speed controls the amplitude and timing of the hippocampal gamma rhythm. PloS one. 2011; 6(6): e21408.
Ahmed Omar J, Mehta Mayank R The hippocampal rate code: anatomy, physiology and theory. Trends in neurosciences. 2009; 32(6): 329-38.
Hoffman Kari L, Battaglia Francesco P, Harris Kenneth, MacLean Jason N, Marshall Lisa, Mehta Mayank R 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; 27(44): 11838-41.
Hahn Thomas T G, Sakmann Bert, Mehta Mayank R Differential responses of hippocampal subfields to cortical up-down states. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 2007; 104(12): 5169-74.
Mehta Mayank R Cortico-hippocampal interaction during up-down states and memory consolidation. Nature neuroscience. 2007; 10(1): 13-5.
Hahn Thomas T G, Sakmann Bert, Mehta Mayank R Phase-locking of hippocampal interneurons' membrane potential to neocortical up-down states. Nature neuroscience. 2006; 9(11): 1359-61.
Mehta Mayank R Role of rhythms in facilitating short-term memory. Neuron. 2005; 45(1): 7-9.
Mehta Mayank R Cooperative LTP can map memory sequences on dendritic branches. Trends in neurosciences. 2004; 27(2): 69-72.
Petersen Carl C H, Hahn Thomas T G, Mehta Mayank, Grinvald Amiram, Sakmann Bert Interaction of sensory responses with spontaneous depolarization in layer 2/3 barrel cortex. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 2003; 100(23): 13638-43.
Cushman Jesse D, Aharoni Daniel B, Willers Bernard, Ravassard Pascal, Kees Ashley, Vuong Cliff, Popeney Briana, Arisaka Katsushi, Mehta Mayank R Multisensory control of multimodal behavior: do the legs know what the tongue is doing?. PloS one. 2013; 8(11): e80465.
Research Interest:

See http://www.physics.ucla.edu/~mayank/