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PDN Masterclass - "Optogenetics in Neuroscience" - Wednesday 19th June

The second in the series of PDN Masterclasses & Techniques Colloquia will take place on Wednesday 19th at 5.30 pm in the tea room of the Gurdon Institute. On this session Martin O'Neill, Bill Stauffer (Wolfram Schultz´s lab) and Olivia Shipton (Ole Paulsen´s lab) will be speaking about "Optogenetics in neuroscience: Controlling brain and behaviour with light".

You can immerse yourself in the subject by reading:
1) Yizhar O, et al. 2011. "Optogenetics in Neural Systems." Neuron, 71, p9.
2) Deisseroth K. 2010. "Controlling the Brain with Light." Scientific
American, November, p49.
http://www.nature.com/scientificamerican/journal/v303/n5/pdf/scientificameri
can1110-48.pdf

3) Bernstein JG, Boyden ES. 2011. "Optogenetic tools for analyzing the
neural circuits of behavior." Trends in Cognitive Sciences, 15(12) p592.

Cold beer & orange juice and pizza will be provided to create a nice atmosphere where people can stay and discuss about science as long as they want.

You can also find the last two masterclasses presentations on the PDN web-page: http://www.pdn.cam.ac.uk/cam_only/postdocpdn.shtml

Posted on 17/06/2013

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