skip to primary navigationskip to content
 

Otti Croze interviewed for Naked Scientists Optogenetics feature

last modified Mar 18, 2017 02:49 PM

Otti Croze and his collaborator Kyriacos Leptos were interviewed in a Naked Scientists popular science feature on optogenetics, the control of neurons using light. This exciting new field was born out of the isolation of channel rhodopsin, the light sensitive protein gating ion channels in the eyespot of Chlamydomonas reinhardtii, one of the model species the Croze group works with.

The programme aired on BBC radio Cambridgeshire and will air Saturday 4th on BBC Radio 5 live. It is also available a as podcast on the Naked Scientists website:

https://www.thenakedscientists.com/podcasts/naked-scientists/optogenetics

For more information of algal biophysics research in BSS, please refer to the Croze lab page:

http://croze.bss.phy.cam.ac.uk/

 

RSS Feed Latest news

Dr Sarah Bohndiek awarded the CRUK Future Leaders Prize

Nov 07, 2018

Congratulations to Sarah for this Early Career Prize - for developing new imaging tools to study the development and evolution of cancer, based on low cost optics and photonics technologies.

Seminar series in Cavendish

Oct 16, 2018

Note the two new seminar series in Cavendish, replacing the previous BSS series.

Welcome new faculty colleague - Dr Diana Fusco

Sep 26, 2018

Dr Diana Fusco has joined the Cavendish this Summer with a Lectureship, to set up a mixed experimental/computational research programme in biological physics. Her team will initially investigate microbial populations, growth and evolution, interactions between bacteria and phages.

View all news