Optogenetics – Controlling cells with light

Can cells be activated and deactivated with a light switch? The research discipline optogenetics deals with the effect of light on biological functions. In the video of the Hannover Science Initiative, Dr. Dag Heinemann and Dr. Sonja Johannsmeier from the LZH, what optogenetics is and what potential it offers for many other research areas. (redirect to Wissen.hannover.de)

Optogenetik – Durch Licht Zellen steuern