György Buzsáki

Professor, MD, PhD
Center for Molecular and Behavioral Neuroscience
Rutgers University


Fields of interest:

The hippocampus and the role of neurons located there in maintaining long-term memory, as well as related research into epilepsy, depression, schizophrenia and Parkinson’s disease



Recent publications:

Chuquet J., Quilichini P., Nimchinsky E. A., Buzsaki G.:

Predominant enhancement of glucose uptake in astrocytes versus neurons during activation of the somatosensory cortex

J. Neurosci. 2010; 30(45): 15298-15303.


Buzsaki G.:

Neural syntax: cell assemblies, synapsembles, and readers

Neuron 2010; 68(3): 362-385.


Ozen S., Sirota A., Belluscio M. A., Anastassiou C. A., Stark E., Koch C., Buzsaki G.:

Transcranial electric stimulation entrains cortical neuronal populations in rats

J. Neurosci. 2010; 30(34): 11476-11485.


Quilichini P., Sirota A., Buzsaki G.:

Intrinsic circuit organization and theta-gamma oscillation dynamics in the entorhinal cortex of the rat

J. Neurosci. 2010; 30(33): 11128-11142.


Royer S., Zemelman B. V., Barbic M., Losonczy A., Buzsaki G., Magee J. C.:

Multi-array silicon probes with integrated optical fibers: light-assisted perturbation and recording of local neural circuits in the behaving animal

Eur. J. Neurosci. 2010; 31(12): 2279-2291.


Geisler C., Diba K., Pastalkova E., Mizuseki K., Royer S., Buzsaki G.:

Temporal delays among place cells determine the frequency of population theta oscillations in the hippocampus

Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U S A 2010; 107(17): 7957-7962.


Anastassiou C. A., Montgomery S. M., Barahona M., Buzsaki G., Koch C.:

The effect of spatially inhomogeneous extracellular electric fields on neurons

J. Neurosci. 2010; 30(5): 1925-1936.


Royer S., Sirota A., Patel J., Buzsaki G.:

Distinct representations and theta dynamics in dorsal and ventral hippocampus

J. Neurosci. 2010; 30(5): 1777-1787.


Mizuseki K., Sirota A., Pastalkova E., Buzsaki G.:

Theta oscillations provide temporal windows for local circuit computation in the entorhinal-hippocampal loop

Neuron 2009; 64(2): 267-280.


Schmidt R., Diba K., Leibold C., Schmitz D., Buzsaki G., Kempter R.:

Single-trial phase precession in the hippocampus

J. Neurosci. 2009; 29(42): 13232-13241.