Friday, January 11 • 2:15pm - 3:00pm
BitRW: Optogenetics - Shining a light on life (6)

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Optogenetics harnesses the power of light receptive proteins to allow researchers to activate and deactivate cells by simply shining a light on them. Being able to control cells in living tissue is giving us a powerful way of investigating everything from kidney disease to a whole host of neurological conditions.

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Dr Kathryn Garner

Research Fellow, University of Bristol
As a research scientist, I study how cells sense and respond to hormone signals in their environment using high content imaging and mathematical modelling. Currently, I am investigating the effect of high blood pressure and inflammation on the kidney, and developing optogenetics tools... Read More →

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Royal Society of Biology

Royal Society of Biology
Come and talk to us about how we can help you deliver your Biology curriculum and support your Biology teaching. We offer discounted membership for schools, with benefits for pupils and teachers.

Friday January 11, 2019 2:15pm - 3:00pm
BioSciences 301