Our lab's research is focused in four intersecting and complementary areas: mechanisms of ion channel function, synapse development and plasticity, neural circuit function, and the design of novel probes for the optical detection of neuronal signaling.


December 27, 2017

Prashant's paper on optical control of dopamine receptors is published in JACS. Congratulations, Prashant!

Novemeber 30, 2017

Mike's paper on vision restoration and detection of patterned light is published in Nature Communications. Congratulations, Mike!

November 30, 2017

Benji's protocol on retinal gene therapy with light-gated GPCRs is published in Retinal Gene Therapy. Congratulations, Benji!

July 13, 2017

The lab is awarded a DARPA grant from the Neural Engineering System Design program!