Optogenetic mouse (2008)

Optogenetic mouse
Stanford University. Nov 25, 2008
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v7uRFVR9BPU

Mouse expressing ChR2 channels in its neurons starts running when receives blue light in its motor cortex. Experiment conducted by Karl Deisseroth at Stanford University.

2 thoughts on “Optogenetic mouse (2008)

  1. Very cool. I teach English in a high school STEM academy and had my kids read about optogenetics for an assignment. They loved it! I’ll have to share this video with them! Thanks.

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