Gero Miesenboeck

基洛.米辛博的基因改造大腦

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在繪製大腦圖的時候,很多科學家嘗試用令人氣餒的方法去記錄每一個神經細胞的活動。基洛.米辛博把這個程序倒過來: 他利用生物科技改造果蠅,使它們對光產生特殊的反應。透過一系列絕妙的實驗,他改變果蠅的某些神經細胞,去了解它們的功能。

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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.