Making for the Light – the science of optogenetics (BAW) - Newcastle

External Event - 13th Mar 2019

11:00 - 13:30

Professor Andrew Jackson will discuss optogenetics which involves the use of light reactive proteins, and is providing scientists with a means to understand the brain to a greater level than ever before. This extended session will provide an introduction to a groundbreaking technique and explore how it is being used to try and treat epilepsy.

This will be followed by a hands-on workshop, led by professional local artists, to explore the impact optogenetics may have on individuals and the wider society.

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