Professor Miesenboeck - Strategic Appointment

Lead Research Organisation: University of Oxford
Department Name: Physiology Anatomy and Genetics

Abstract

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Publications

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Clyne JD (2009) Postcoital finesse. in Neuron

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Miesenböck G (2011) Optogenetic control of cells and circuits. in Annual review of cell and developmental biology

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Miesenböck G (2009) The optogenetic catechism. in Science (New York, N.Y.)

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Sjulson L (2008) Rational optimization and imaging in vivo of a genetically encoded optical voltage reporter. in The Journal of neuroscience : the official journal of the Society for Neuroscience

 
Description EMBO Postdoctoral Fellowship
Amount £80,000 (GBP)
Organisation European Molecular Biology Organisation 
Sector Learned Society
Country European Union (EU)
Start 01/2010 
End 12/2011
 
Description EMBO Postdoctoral Fellowship
Amount £24,148 (GBP)
Organisation European Molecular Biology Organisation 
Sector Learned Society
Country European Union (EU)
Start 11/2011 
End 10/2012
 
Description EMBO Postdoctoral Fellowship
Amount £50,000 (GBP)
Organisation European Molecular Biology Organisation 
Sector Learned Society
Country European Union (EU)
Start 05/2009 
End 04/2011
 
Description Fellowship
Amount SFr. 72,000 (CHF)
Organisation Swiss National Science Foundation 
Sector Public
Country Switzerland
Start 03/2015 
End 09/2016
 
Description HFSP Postdoctoral Fellowship
Amount £120,000 (GBP)
Organisation Human Frontier Science Program (HFSP) 
Sector Charity/Non Profit
Country France
Start 01/2011 
End 12/2013
 
Description HFSP Postdoctoral Fellowship/EC
Amount £120,000 (GBP)
Organisation Human Frontier Science Program (HFSP) 
Sector Charity/Non Profit
Country France
Start 04/2010 
End 03/2013
 
Description Long-Term Fellowship
Amount £30,000 (GBP)
Funding ID EMBO ALTF 401-2015 
Organisation European Molecular Biology Organisation 
Sector Learned Society
Country European Union (EU)
Start 02/2016 
End 01/2018
 
Description Marie Curie - International Incoming Fellowship
Amount € 210,093 (EUR)
Organisation European Commission 
Department Seventh Framework Programme (FP7)
Sector Public
Country European Union (EU)
Start 04/2012 
End 03/2014
 
Description NIH RO1 Grant
Amount £850,000 (GBP)
Organisation National Institutes of Health (NIH) 
Sector Public
Country United States
Start 07/2011 
End 07/2016
 
Description Senior Investigator Award
Amount £2,389,000 (GBP)
Funding ID 106988/Z/15/Z 
Organisation Wellcome Trust 
Department Wellcome Trust Senior Investigator Award
Sector Private
Country United Kingdom
Start 09/2015 
End 08/2022
 
Description Sir Henry Wellcome Postdoctoral Fellowship
Amount £250,000 (GBP)
Organisation Wellcome Trust 
Sector Charity/Non Profit
Country United Kingdom
Start 08/2009 
End 07/2013
 
Description Sir Henry Wellcome Postdoctoral Fellowship
Amount £250,000 (GBP)
Organisation Wellcome Trust 
Sector Charity/Non Profit
Country United Kingdom
Start 11/2012 
End 10/2016
 
Description Strategic Award
Amount £10,000,000 (GBP)
Organisation National Institute for Health Research 
Sector Public
Country United Kingdom
Start 01/2011 
End 12/2015
 
Title Transgenic mouse and fly lines 
Description Transgenic mouse and fly lines and recombinant DNA materials 
Type Of Material Model of mechanisms or symptoms - mammalian in vivo 
Year Produced 2007 
Provided To Others? Yes  
Impact Publications 
 
Description Insite Consortium 
Organisation Stanford University
Department Department of Neurobiology
Country United States 
Sector Academic/University 
PI Contribution Generation of 250 GAL4 driver lines as part of the InSite Consortium, based at Stanford University
Collaborator Contribution Shared collection of GAL4 Lines
Impact Access to a large collection of genetically modified fly lines
Start Year 2011
 
Title Fly learning apparatus 
Description Automatic apparatus for behaviour testing and modification in flies 
IP Reference  
Protection Protection not required
Year Protection Granted 2007
Licensed Yes
Impact Research for drug discovery
 
Description BBC Documentary The Brain: A secret History 
Form Of Engagement Activity A press release, press conference or response to a media enquiry/interview
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach National
Primary Audience Public/other audiences
Results and Impact Our research on optogenetics, particularly the creation of artificial memories, was featured as part of this BBC TV documentary.

Interest from other media and the public.
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2011
 
Description BBC, National Public Radio, Voice of America 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Public/other audiences
Results and Impact Interview on "unisex brain" on BBC radio 4 PM, Radio Interviews for NPR (Washington DC) and BBC, TV documentary for BBC4

International Press coverage
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2008,2009,2010
 
Description Channel 4 Documentary Brave New World with Stephen Hawking 
Form Of Engagement Activity A press release, press conference or response to a media enquiry/interview
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach National
Primary Audience Public/other audiences
Results and Impact Our research on optogenetics, particularly the ability to switch sexual identity through targeted neuronal stimulation, was featured in this TV documentary

Interest from media and public.
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2011
 
Description Edinburgh International Science Festival 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Other audiences
Results and Impact Gero Miesenböck spoke at the Edinburgh International Science Festival.
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2015
URL http://www.sciencefestival.co.uk/
 
Description Intelligence Squared 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Type Of Presentation Keynote/Invited Speaker
Geographic Reach National
Primary Audience Public/other audiences
Results and Impact Intelligence Squared is the world's premier forum for debate and intelligent discussion. Prof Miesenboeck took part in a public debate entitled: IDEAS TO CHANGE THE WORLD which took place in June 2011. He was part of a panel of six members.


Public engagement.
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2011
URL http://www.intelligencesquared.com/
 
Description New York Times, The Times, Boston Globe, Wall Street Journal etc 
Form Of Engagement Activity A magazine, newsletter or online publication
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Public/other audiences
Results and Impact International press coverage of research on sex-specific control and memory storage in neural circuits

International press coverage
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2008,2009,2010
 
Description Optogenetics Lecture, Oxford Museum for the History of Science 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach Local
Primary Audience Public/other audiences
Results and Impact Gero Miesenböck gave a public evening lecture as part of an optogenetics symposium.
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2014
 
Description Public Brain Prize Lecture, Aarhus 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Public/other audiences
Results and Impact Gero Miesenböck gave a two-hour lecture (with intermission!) to an audience of 800 in the Danish city of Aarhus.
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2014
 
Description TED Global 2010 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Public/other audiences
Results and Impact http://www.ted.com/talks/gero_miesenboeck.html

Worldwide media coverage
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2010
 
Description World Economic Forum 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Type Of Presentation Keynote/Invited Speaker
Geographic Reach National
Primary Audience Public/other audiences
Results and Impact IdeasLab with University of Oxford: Breakthroughs in Technology for Society. Expert presentations and in-depth group discussions, including "Re-engineering nerve cells to remote-control behaviour".

Public engagement.
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2011
URL http://www.weforum.org/