Let there be light: A tutorial on optogenetics

Nan Li, Peng Miao

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The nervous system of the human brain consists of diverse types of neurons that are interconnected. The enormous number and heterogeneity of neurons and their connections has made understanding the brain a difficult task, and it has long been a dream in basic and clinical neuroscience to be able to not only read the brain's neuronal activity but also to have control over distinct sets of neurons.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Article number6853535
Pages (from-to)55-59
Number of pages5
JournalIEEE Pulse
Issue number4
StatePublished - 2014
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biomedical Engineering


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