Optogenetics: revolutionising neurobiology?

Optogenetics is a new biological technique, involving the use of light to control cells in living tissue.

In this short video, Professor John Christie of the University of Glasgow introduces his work on optogenetics – does it have the potential to revolutionise the study of neurobiology?

If this taster video whets your appetite for the subject, find out more with his full hour-long lecture.

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