Manipulating circuits and synapses

Studying synapses and circuits in situ requires methods to probe cells and subcellular elements within complex brain tissue. These techniques include: 2-photon microscopy laser scanning microscopy to monitor cell structure and the activation of signaling cascades; photoactivation of biologically relevant molecules to turn signaling cascades on and off; and optogenetics to manipulate the activity of genetically-defined cell populations.

December 15th, 2011

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Department of Neurobiology
Harvard Medical School
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Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Harvard Medical School