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Gero Miesenboeck reconfigure un cerveau.

TEDGlobal 2010 · 17:34 · Filmed Jul 2010
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Dans le but de cartographier le cerveau, beaucoup de scientifiques ont tenté la tâche colossale d'enregistrer l'activité de chaque neurone. Gero Miesenboeck travaille à l'envers - en manipulant des neurones spécifiques pour comprendre exactement ce qu'ils font, par des séries d'expériences stupéfiantes qui reconfigurent la façon dont la mouche du fruit (la drosophile) perçoit la lumière.

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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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