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 Somnostat


CNCB Seminar - Wednesday 13th May 2020

Inna Slutsky

Postponed until further notice.


Gero Miesenböck receives the 2019 Warren Alpert Foundation Prize for pioneering work in optogenetics.

The Science

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

The People

Learning movements with sensitivity