Research articles


  • A transient cortical state with sleep-like sensory responses precedes emergence from general anesthesia in humans.

    Laura D Lewis*, Giovanni Piantoni, Robert A Peterfreund, Emad N Eskandar, Priscilla Grace Harrell, Oluwaseun Akeju, Linda S Aglio, Sydney S Cash, Emery N Brown, Eran A Mukamel*, Patrick L Purdon* (2018)
    eLife 7:e33250 DOI: 10.7554/eLife.33250
    *Corresponding authors
    [Pubmed] [Article]

  • Environmental enrichment increases transcriptional and epigenetic differentiation between mouse dorsal and ventral dentate gyrus.

    Tie-Yuan Zhang†*, Christopher L. Keown†, Xianglan Wen, Junhao Li, Dulcie A. Vousden, Christoph Anacker, Urvashi Bhattacharyya, Richard Ryan, Josie Diorio, Nicholas O'Toole, Jason P. Lerch, Eran A. Mukamel*, Michael J. Meaney. (2018)
    Nature Communications 9:298, doi:10.1038/s41467-017-02748-x
    †Equal contributions
    *Corresponding authors
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  • 2017




    • Mukamel, E.A., Pirondini, E., Babadi, B., Wong, K.F.K., Pierce, E.T., Harrell, P.G., Walsh, J.L., Salazar-Gomez, A.F., Cash, S.S., Eskandar, E.N., Weiner, V.S., Brown, E.N., Purdon, P.L. (2014). A Transition in Brain State during Propofol-Induced Unconsciousness. J. Neurosci. 34, 839–845. [Article]


    • Lister*, R., Mukamel*, E.A., Huang, N., Nery, J., Urich, M., Tonti-Filipini, J., Huang, N., Zaman, S., Heyn, H., Schultz, M., Hu, S. Lin, S. Tapella, R., Wu, J., Esteller, M., Rao, A., Haghighi, F.G., Se-jnowski, T.J., Behrens, M., Ecker, J.R., Widespread epigenomic reconfiguration during mammalian brain development. Science. DOI: 10.1126/science.1237905 [Pubmed] [Abstract] [Movie]
      (*These authors contributed equally to this work.)

    • Purdon P.L., Pierce E.T., Mukamel E.A., Prerau M.J., Walsh J.L., Wong K.F., Salazar-Gomez A.F., Harrell P.G., Sampson A.L., Cimenser A., Ching S., Kopell N.J., Tavares-Stoeckel C., Ha-beeb K., Merhar R., Brown E.N. (2013) Electroencephalogram signatures of loss and recovery of consciousness from propofol. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. 110:E1142-51. [Pubmed] [Text]


    • Mukamel, E.A. and Schnitzer, M.J. (2012) Unified performance limits for conventional and stochastic localization fluorescence microscopy. Physical Review Letters, 109:168102. [Abstract] [PDF]

    • Mukamel, E.A., Babcock, H. and Zhuang, X. (2012) Statistical deconvolution for super-resolution fluorescence microscopy. Biophysical Journal, 102(10):2391-2400. [Abstract] [PDF] .

    • Lewis, L., Weiner, V.S., Mukamel, E.A., Donoghue, J.A., Eskandar, E.N., Madsen, J.R., Anderson, W.S., Hochberg, L.R., Cash, S.S., Brown, E.N. and Purdon, P.L. (2012) Rapid fragmentation of neuronal networks at the onset of propofol-induced unconsciousness. Proc. Natl. Acad. of Sci. Plus, 109(49):E3377-86 [Pubmed] [Author summary] [PDF]


    • Mukamel, E.A., Wong, K.F., Brown, E.N. and Purdon, P.L. (2011) Phase-based measures of cross-frequency coupling in brain electrical dynamics under general anesthesia. Conf. Proc. IEEE Eng. Med. Biol. Soc. 2011; 2011:1981-4.
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    • Wong, K.F., Mukamel, E.A., Salazar, A.F., Pierce, E.T., Harrell, P.G., Walsh, J.L., Sampson, A., Brown, E.N. and Purdon, P.L. (2011) Robust Time-Varying Multivariate Coherence Estimation:  Application to Electroencephalogram Recordings During General Anesthesia. Conf. Proc. IEEE Eng. Med. Biol. Soc. 2011; 2011:4725-28.
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    • Wong, K.F., Smith, A.C., Pierce, E.T., Harrell, P.G., Walsh, J.L., Salazar, A.F., Tavares, C.L., Cimenser, A., Prerau, M.J., Mukamel, E.A., Sampson, A., Purdon, P.L. and Brown, E.N. (2011) Bayesian Analysis of Trinomial Data in Behavioral Experiments and Its Application to Human Studies of General Anesthesia. Conf. Proc. IEEE Eng. Med. Biol. Soc. 2011; 2011:4705-08.[Pubmed] [PDF]


    • Mukamel, E.A., Nimmerjahn, A., and Schnitzer, M.J. (2009). Automated analysis of cellular signals from large-scale calcium-imaging data. Neuron. 63(6):747-760.
      [Pubmed] [Free PMC article] [PDF]

    • Nimmerjahn, A., Mukamel, E.A., and Schnitzer, M.J. (2009). Motor behavior activates Bergmann glial networks. Neuron. 62(3):400-412.
      [Pubmed] [Free PMC article] [PDF]


    • Wetmore*, D.Z., Mukamel*, E.A., and Schnitzer, M.J. (2008). Lock-and-key mechanisms of cerebellar memory recall based on rebound currents. J. Neurophysiology. 100:2328-2347.
      (*These authors contributed equally to this work.)
      [Pubmed] [Free PMC article] [PDF]

    • Flusberg, B.A., Nimmerjahn, A., Cocker, E.D., Mukamel, E.A., Barretto, R.P., Ko, T.H., Burns, L.D., Jung, J.C., and Schnitzer, M.J. (2008). High-speed, miniaturized fluorescence microscopy in freely moving mice. Nature Methods. 5:935-938.
      [Pubmed] [Free PMC article] [PDF]

    2004 and earlier

    • Bernevig, B.A., Hu, J.P, Mukamel, E.A., and Zhang, S.C. (2004). Dissipationless Spin Current in Anisotropic p–Doped Semiconductors. Physical Review B. 70:113301.

    • Mukamel, E.A., Banaszek, K., Walmsley, I.A., and Dorrer, C. (2003). Direct Measurement of the Spatial Wigner Function with Area–Integrated Detection. Optics Letters. 28:1317.
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    • URen, A.B., Mukamel, E.A., Banaszek, K., and Walmsley, I.A. (2003). Managing Photons for Quantum Information Processing. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London, Series A: Mathematical, Physical and Engineering Sciences. 261:1493.
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    • Mukamel, E.A., and Shakhnovich, E.I. (2002). Phase Diagram for Unzipping DNA with Long–Range Interactions. Physical Review E. 66:32901.
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    • Iaconis, C., Mukamel, E.A., and Walmsley, I.A. (2000). Temporal Heterodyne Detector for Multitemporal Mode Quantum State Measurement. Journal of Optics B: Quantum and Semiclassical Optics. 2:510–16.

    Opinion and review articles

    • Lister, R. and Mukamel, E.A. (2017) Beyond mCG: DNA Methylation in Non-Canonical Sequence Context. DNA Modifications in the Brain: Neuroepigenetic regulation of gene expression, Ed. T.W. Bredy. Elsevier. ISBN 978-0-12-801596-4. [DOI].

    • Lister, R. and Mukamel, E.A. (2015) Turning over DNA methylation in the mind. Frontiers in Neuroscience. doi: 10.3389/fnins.2015.00252. [Article]

    • Wilt, B.A., Burns, L.D., Wei Ho, E.T., Ghosh, K.K., Mukamel, E.A., and Schnitzer, M.J. (2009). Advances in light microscopy for neuroscience. Annual Review of Neuroscience. 32:435-506.
      [Pubmed] [Free PMC article] [PDF]

    • Mukamel, E.A., and Schnitzer, M.J. (2005). Retinal coding of visual scenes –– repetitive and redundant too? Neuron. 46(3):357–9.
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    • Mukamel, E.A. (2009) "Biophysical modeling and optical imaging tools for studies of cerebellar motor learning". Stanford University Dept. of Physics. (PDF; abstract only)


    • Brown, E.N., Purdon, P.L., Cimenser, A., Mukamel, E.A., Prerau, M.J., and Wong, K.F. System and method for tracking brain states during administration of anesthesia, US Patent WO/2012/154701.