October 21, 2016
10:00 am / 12:00 pm
2016 Massry Prize
The 2016 Massry Prize will be awarded to atrio of scientists for their research
on Optogenetics, a technology thatutilizes light to control cells in living tissues. This year’s Massry Prize will be awarded to the following three scientists:
?Lighting Up the Brain?
Gero Miesenböck, M.D., Waynflete Professor, Department of Physiology; Director
Center for Neural Circuits & Behavior, Oxford, United Kingdom
?The Cunning of Uncertainty?
Peter Hegemann, Ph.D., Professor, Department of Experimental Physics, Humboldt University, Berlin, Germany
?Integrated Brainwide Structural and Functional Analysis?
Karl Deisseroth, M.D., Ph.D., D.H. Chen Professor, Departments of Bioengineering and
Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Stanford University, Howard Hughes Medical Institute