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Introduction to Optogenetics

"Before we can find the answers, we need the power to ask new questions." -Karl Deisseroth


"The brain is a world consisting of a number of unexplored continents and great stretches of unknown territory." - Santiago Ramón y Cajal

Biochemistry behind Optogenetics

The Optogenetic Process

Gene Delivery

Controlled Illumination

Applications of Optogenetics


Cardiology: Pacemakers

Hepatology: Diabetes and Beta Cells

IGEM Take-home Message


  1. Mei Y and Zhang F. . pmid:22480664. PubMed HubMed [Mei2012]
  2. Yizhar O, Fenno L, Zhang F, Hegemann P, and Diesseroth K. . pmid:21363959. PubMed HubMed [Yizhar2011]
  3. Zemelman BV, Lee GA, Ng M, and Miesenböck G. . pmid:11779476. PubMed HubMed [Zemelman2002]
  4. LaLumiere RT. . pmid:21255749. PubMed HubMed [Lalumiere2011]
  5. Doroudchi MM, Greenberg KP, Liu J, Silka KA, Boyden ES, Lockridge JA, Arman AC, Janani R, Boye SE, Boye SL, Gordon GM, Matteo BC, Sampath AP, Hauswirth WW, and Horsager A. . pmid:21505421. PubMed HubMed [Doroudchi2011]
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