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NSB / MCB Seminar – Distinguished Lecturer – Ed Boyden

November 19, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Neuroscience Distinguished Lecture

Tuesday, November 19, 2019, 4:00 p.m.
Morrill 2, Room 222

Ed Boyden
Associate Professor, MIT
Synthetic Neurobiology Group
Biological Engineering / Brain and Cognitive Sciences

Tools for mapping and controlling complex biological systems

Ed Boyden is a leader in developing techniques for recording and manipulating neural activity using optical and physical probes. He is the co-inventor of optogenetics, using channelrhodopsin to stimulate neurons with light. His lab is developing new reporters as well as techniques such as expansion microscopy to allow nanometer scale resolution of neural structures.



November 19, 2019
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Peter Chien


Morrill Science Center II room 222
611 North Pleasant St
Amherst, MA 01003
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