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How Stanford's Optogenetics Innovation Lab fosters collaboration across a diverse range of fields

At Stanford's Optogenetics Innovation Lab, first-year graduate students and world-renowned investigators alike can enroll in hands-on courses to learn the techniques behind using light to control cells. In the video above, Karl Deisseroth, MD, PhD, and his colleagues at the lab briefly explain optogenetics, which was largely pioneered at Stanford, and discuss the implications of the technology beyond neuroscience.

Previously: Karl Deisseroth outlines optogenetics in Scientific American, A powerful new tool to understand the brain and Nature Methods names optogenetics its "Method of the Year"

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