Miniature Microscopes for Deep Tissue Imaging
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|Description: This lecture describes recent work on developing small microscopes for deep tissue imaging that can be surgically implemented into living and awake animals. Exciting applications are described for imaging the activity and long term shape changes of single neurons in the brain.|
|About the Speaker: Mark Schnitzer|
Mark Schnitzer is an Associate Professor in the Departments of Biological Sciences and Applied Physics at Stanford University and an Investigator of the Howard Hughes Medical Institute. His research focuses on understanding learning and memory processes at the level of neural circuits. To this end, his lab has developed techniques capable of observing individual neurons and dendrites in live animals. Schnitzer will be a contributor to the BRAIN project recently announced by President Obama.