Learn basic elements of experimental design that are particularly relevant in optogenetic experiments from co-organizer Alexandra Nelson, as well as Matthew McGregor.
After reviewing the materials in Module 6, you should be able to:
- Describe some of the common designs of optogenetic behavioral studies, and their advantages and disadvantages.
- Identify some of the common pitfalls of optogenetics study design that might lead to challenges in reproducibility.
- Describe some of the sources of variability that can be minimized during experimental execution.
Complete this short survey to provide valuable feedback about Module 6 to SfN and the series’ faculty.