Gero Miesenboeck

Gero Miesenboeck改造大脑

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在探索测绘大脑的过程中,很多科学家都尝试过记录每个神经元的活动这项异常艰巨的任务。Gero Miesenboeck 反其道而行之, 他控制一些特定的神经元来搞清楚它们到底是起什么作用的,他通过一系列令人震惊的试验改变了果蝇对光的感知。

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Gero Miesenboeck · 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.

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.