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Gero Miesenboeck rediseña un cerebro

TEDGlobal 2010 · 17:34 · Filmed Jul 2010
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En la búsqueda de trazar un mapa del cerebro muchos científicos han intentado la tarea sumamente amedrentadora de grabar la actividad de cada neurona. Gero Miesenboeck trabaja al revés, manipulando neuronas específicas para descubrir exactamente cómo funcionan mediante una serie de experimentos imponentes que rediseñan la forma en que las moscas de la fruta perciben la luz.

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Optogeneticist
Using light and a little genetic engineering — optogenetics — Gero Miesenboeck has developed a way to control how living nerve cells work, and advanced understanding of how the brain controls behavior. Full bio

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