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Genetic Manipulation of Neuronal Activity V

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Genetic Manipulation of Neuronal Activity V

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September 30 - October 3, 2018
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In this fifth installment of the "Genetic Manipulation of Neuronal Activity" conference at Janelia, presentations will highlight advances in the development and use of new genetic reagents for the exogenous control of neural circuit activity, including naturally evolved light-gated ion channels and pumps, mutagenized temperature-sensitive synaptic transmission components, rationally designed photo-switches, "orthogonal" drug/receptor pairs and others. We will bring together leaders in the field to review progress in the design and use of current tools and, more importantly, to discuss the development of novel tools and their potential applications.

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Peter Hegemann, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin
Loren LoogerJanelia Research Campus/HHMI
Michael Nitabach, Yale School of Medicine
Chandra Tucker, University of Colorado School of Medicine

Invited Participants

Dan Arnold, University of Southern California
Robert Campbell, University of Alberta
Jessica Cardin, Yale School of Medicine
Pietro De Camilli, HHMI/Yale University
Karl Deisseroth, HHMI/Stanford University
Valentina Emiliani, University Paris Descartes
​Alexander Gottschalk, Johann Wolfgang Goethe University
Ehud Isacoff, University of California, Berkeley
Harald Janovjak, Institute of Science and Technology Austria
Erik Jörgensen, HHMI/University of Utah
Karla Kaun, Brown University
Matthew Kennedy, University of Colorado Denver
Richard Kramer, University of California, Berkeley
Hyungbae Kwon, Max Planck Florida Institute for Neuroscience
Michael Lin, Stanford University
Andreas Möglich, Universität Bayreuth
Anna Moroni, Università Degli Studi di Milano
Moritoshi Sato, University of Tokyo
Franziska Schneider-Warme, Universitäts-Herzzentrum Freiburg - Bad Krozingen
Scott Sternson, Janelia Research Campus/HHMI
Michael Tadross, Duke University
Alice Ting, Stanford University
Dirk Trauner, New York University
Vladislav Verkhusha, Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Melissa Warden, Cornell University
Ryohei Yasuda, Max Planck Florida Institute for Neuroscience