Computational neuroscience meets optogenetics: Unlocking the brain’s secrets

Schultz, Simon and Nikolic, Konstantin ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-6551-2977 (2020) Computational neuroscience meets optogenetics: Unlocking the brain’s secrets. Research Features, 131. pp. 88-91. ISSN 2399-1534

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Abstract

Working at the interface between engineering and neuroscience, Professor Simon Schultz and Dr Konstantin Nikolic at Imperial College London are developing tools to help us understand the intricate workings of the brain. Combining a revolutionary technology – optogenetics – with computational neuroscience, the team are developing powerful tools to study the real-time physiology of individual neurons and their function. Their work is unlocking the complex secrets of the circuitry of the brain and has significance for debilitating neural disorders such as Alzheimer’s disease.

Item Type: Article
Additional Information: This article appears in Research Features which is available to view at: https://www.researchfeatures.com
Uncontrolled Keywords: optogenetics, neurotechnology, brain research
Subjects: Computing
Natural sciences
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Depositing User: Konstantin Nikolic
Date Deposited: 01 Oct 2020 10:31
Last Modified: 06 Oct 2020 12:06
URI: http://repository.uwl.ac.uk/id/eprint/7351

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