Neurotechnology in Action

Neurotechnology in Action
Course Number(s): 
9.123J, 20.203[J]
Instructor(s): 
Dr. Maxine Jonas, Prof. Alan Jasanoff

Semester: 

  • Spring 2018

Course Level: 

  • Graduate
Class Days/Times: 
Tue 2:30pm to 4:00pm
Thu 2:30pm to 4:00pm
Course Description: 

Offers a fast-paced introduction to numerous laboratory methods at the forefront of modern neurobiology. Comprises a sequence of modules focusing on neurotechnologies that are developed and used by MIT research groups. Each module consists of a background lecture and 1-2 days of firsthand laboratory experience. Topics typically include optical imaging, optogenetics, high throughput neurobiology, MRI/fMRI, advanced electrophysiology, viral and genetic tools, and connectomics.