Optogenetics: A Look Forward and a Look Back
In this keynote presentation, Karl Deisseroth discusses the history and future of optogenetic tools in neuroscience research.
Karl Deisseroth, MD, PhD
Karl Deisseroth is the D.H. Chen Professor of Bioengineering and of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Stanford University, and Investigator of the Howard Hughes Medical Institute. He received his AB from Harvard University, his PhD from Stanford, and his MD from Stanford. His lab at Stanford is interested both in natural behaviorally-relevant neural circuit dynamics, and in pathological dynamics underlying neuropsychiatric disease symptomatology and treatment.