Structure of and activity in neuronal networks
Max-Planck-Institute for Medical Research
Dept. Biomedical Optics
Recovering the detailed functional structure (the wiring diagram) of neural tissue with the help of automated blockface electron microscopy and the use of machine-learning based recognition and segmentation algorithms. Optical measurement of neural activity in the intact brain of living animals with the help of fluorescent indiators and multi-photon microscopy.