Prof. Dr. Peter Hegemann
Former member of UniCat's Executive Board (2008-2010)
Light-activated proteins, biochemistry and electrophysiology
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The pioneers of the first generation of widely used optogenetic tools, Karl Deisseroth and Peter Hegemann, now describe new variants that open further possibilities for studying neural function.
The ninth annual Wiley Prize in Biomedical Sciences will be awarded to UniCat senior scientist Dr. Peter Hegemann, Professor of Molecular Biophysics, Humboldt University, Berlin.
Ultrafast optogenetic control
Bi-stable neural state switches