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- Stanford University
- Karl Deisseroth has pioneered the development and use of optogenetic techniques in animal models to advance our understanding of the neural circuits involved in various functions in health and disease.
- Department of Physiology, Anatomy and Genetics, University of Oxford
- Gero Miesenbock is a pioneer in the field of optogenetics and has used these techniques on the nervous system of the fruit fly to elucidate the structure and function of various neural circuits.
reagents, in widespread use, for sensitizing precise neural functions to being controlled by light. He has published several of the most fascinating and valuable papers in this new field and has a broad perspective on its technology and its potential uses in discovery in neuroscience.