Gero Miesenboeck wins 2013 Brain Prize for Optogenetics

11 March 2013

Gero Miesenboeck, Waynflete Professor of Physiology and Magdalen Fellow, has been awarded the Brain Prize 2013 for his pioneering role in developing ‘optogenetics’, a revolutionary technique which uses light to control sets of nerve cells in order to reveal much about the brain.

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