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Gero Miesenböck uses light and genetically encoded sensors and actuators to observe and control neural activity. Having caused headless flies to fly at will, he is set to understand how the nervous system encodes behavior.

Original publication

DOI

10.1083/jcb.1773pi

Type

Journal article

Journal

J Cell Biol

Publication Date

07/05/2007

Volume

177

Pages

374 - 375

Keywords

Animals, Drosophila melanogaster, Photoreceptor Cells, Invertebrate, Signal Transduction, Synaptic Membranes, Synaptic Vesicles, Vision, Ocular