Structure of and activity in neuronal networks

denk.jpgWinfried Denk

Max-Planck-Institute for Medical Research
Dept. Biomedical Optics
Jahnstra├če 29
D-69120 Heidelberg

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Email:  Winfried_Denk@mpimf-heidelberg.mpg.de
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Research Summary

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.

Editor: A. Summerfield
Latest Revision: 2013-03-11
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