The Centre for Neural Circuits and Behaviour (CNCB) is an autonomous research centre embedded in the stimulating world of the University of Oxford.


Optogenetics combines genetic targeting of specific cells or proteins with optical control of these targets.

The Fe-male Brain


Gero Miesenböck has won the Massry Prize 2016 for his work on optogenetics.

The Science

Neurons do not operate in isolation. They function within circuits of often staggering complexity.

The People


Thursday 17 November 2016

Bert Sakmann

From Single Cells and Single Columns to Cortical Networks

The Sandman