Live-imaging technique seen as boost to studies of brain function and development -- MEDICA Trade Fair

Live-imaging technique seen as boost to studies of brain function and development

University of Oregon scientists have looked into the brains of living mice to see in real time the processing of sensory information and generation of behavioral responses.

03/29/2016

Photo: Flurescent picture of the mouse brain

Using a specially customized wide-field microscope, UO researchers were able to put together a phase map showing regions of the mouse cortex that are active while encoding sensory stimuli. Colors indicate spatial positions (in azimuth) that elicit the largest responses; ©Joseph Wekselblatt