Imperial College London

Professor Thomas KNÖPFEL

Faculty of MedicineDepartment of Brain Sciences

Chair in Optogenetics and Circuit Neurosciences
 
 
 
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Contact

 

+44 (0)20 7594 6898t.knopfel Website

 
 
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Location

 

507Burlington DanesHammersmith Campus

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Summary

 

Guest Lectures

Cortical circuit dynamics illuminated with genetically encoded voltage indicators. The Svedberg Seminar Series, Uppsala University, Sweden, 2016

Optogenetic indicators and channels. Plymouth Microelectrode Techniques Course, Plymouth, UK, 2016

Illuminating brain functions, Summer School Neurophysiology - EPFL/ETH, Zermatt, Switzerland, 2016

Optogenetic tool for mesosopic-level imaging approaches: Bridging cellular level and systems physiology, Institut fur Neuroinformatik, Universitat Bochum, Germany, 2016

The Promise of Optogenetics for Neuroscience Drug Discovery., Eli Lilly Centre for Cognitive Neuroscience (CCN), Windlesham, Surrey, UK, 2016

Optogenetics. Molecular Medicine Seminar Series, Imperial College London, London, 2015

Optogenetics, Department of Life Sciences, Imperial College London, London, 2015

Optogenetic monitoring: tools and applications, DFG-Rundegesprach Photoreceptors & Meeting of DFG-Forschergruppe 1279, Frauenchiemsee, Germany, 2015

Novel Approaches to the Study of Ion Channels, 5th Spanish Ion Channel Network Meeting, Barcelona, Spain, 2015

Illuminating brain functions, University of Southampton (Quantum Light Matter Group), Southampton, UK, 2015

Optogenetic indicators and channels (Plymouth Microelectrode Techniques Course), British Marine Association, Plymouth, UK, 2015

Optogenetic tools for mesoscopic level imaging approaches: Bridging cellular level and systems level physiology, Universitat Aachen, Aachen, Germany, 2015

Optogenetic tools for mesoscopic level imaging approaches: Bridging cellular level and systems level physiology, Institut fur Neuroinformatik, RUHR-Universitat Bochum, Bochum, Germany, 2015

Cell-Specific Expression of Voltage-Sensitive Proteins: Illuminating Cell Activity and Heterotypic Interactions, Cardiac Arrhythmias, Gordon Conference, Lucca, Italy, 2015

Using light to interrogate neuronal circuits, University College London, London, 2015

Using light to interrogate neuronal circuits, Imperial College London, London, 2014

Genetically encoded voltage indicators: Performance in awake and transgenic mice, Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Janelia Farm Research Campus, 19700 Helix Drive, Ashburn, VA 20147, USA, 2014

Optogenetic Monitoring Neural Circuit Dynamics with Voltage-Sensitive Fluorescent Proteins, Institute of Biology, University of Freiburg, Freiburg, Germany, 2014

Using light and genetics to bridge cellular and system physiology, The Marine Biological Association of the UK, Plymouth, UK, 2014

Using light and genetics to bridge cellular and system physiology, Federation of European Neuroscience Association (FENS), Milan, Italy, 2014

Optogenetics: Tools for cell class specific optical monitoring and intervention, Neusentis, Pfizer Inc, Cambridge, 2014

Optogenetic voltage imaging: approaches to bridge between cellular and systems physiology levels, Department of Biomedical EngineeringSchool of MedicineTsinghua University, Beijing, China, 2014

Optogenetic voltage imaging: approaches to bridge between cellular and systems physiology levels, Peking University, China, 2014

Optogenetic voltage imaging: approaches to bridge between cellular and systems pysiology levels, Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine, Singapore, 2014

Illuminating cortical circuit dynamics with genetically encoded voltage indicators, Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine, Singapore, 2014

Illuminating Cortical Activity with Genetically Encoded Voltage Indicators, Imperial College London, Centre for NeuropsychopharmacologyHammersmith CampusLondon, 2014

Optogenetic tools for mesoscopic-level imaging approaches: bridging cellular level and systems physiology, Neural Engineering Transformative Technologies (NETT), Florence, Italy, 2014

Illuminating Brain Activity with Genetically-encoded Voltage Indicators, University of Leicester, Leicester, UK, 2014

“Optogenetic interference and monitoring approaches: Reasons for excitation”, Oxford University, Cortex Club. Invited lecture, 2014

“Optogenetic tools for mesoscopic-level imaging approaches: bridging cellular level and systems physiology”, Oxford University Seminar., 2014

"Optical sensing of peripheral nerve action potentials using genetically encoded voltage indicators”, Short presentation at GSK Bioelectronic Medicines Summit, 2013

"Voltage Sensitive fluorescent protein imaging: A Bridge between Cellular Neurophysiology and Circuit Neurosciences", CEREBNET meeting London. Invited speaker, 2013

“Illuminating neuronal circuits using genetically encoded voltage indicators”, Neuroscience Seminar series, School of Biosciences at Cardiff University, 2013

“Illuminating Brain Activity with Genetically Encoded Voltage Indicators”, Imperial College London, The Computational, Cognitive and Clinical Brain Meeting, 2013

“Using light to interrogate neuronal circuits”, Imperial College London, BSc Neuroscience Module 1, 2013

"Optogenetic indicators and channels”, Plymouth Microelectrode Techniques course, 2013

"Genetically encoded optical indicators for the analysis of neuronal circuits", Gordon conference: Cerebellum, Colby-Sawyer College, New London, NH, 2013

"Conception, realization, development and application of voltage-sensing domain-based GEVIs in a nutshell", Optical Measurements of Membrane Potential Symposium ., MBL, Woods Hole, MA, USA., 2013

"Optogenetic tools", 5th ENP Spring School: Optical imaging and electrophysiological recording in Neuroscience., Paris Descartes, 2013

“Concepts and applications of genetically encoded voltage indicators”, Symposium S3-4-2 at Neuro2013, Kyoto, Japan., 2013

"Optogenetic tools for cell type specific voltage imaging", BHF CENTRE OF RESEARCH EXCELENCE SYMPOSIUM: BRIDGING CARDIO-VASCULAR SCIENCE AND BIOENGINEERING., Imperial College London., 2013

"Optogenetic tools for cell type specific voltage imaging", Myocardial Function Section seminar. National Heart & Lung Institute,, Imperial College London., 2013

"Optogenetic tools for cell type specific voltage imaging", Myocardial Function Section seminar., National Heart & Lung Institute, Imperial College London., 2013

“Imaging Neural Circuit Dynamics with Voltage-Sensitive Fluorescent Proteins”, Department of Bioengineering, Imperial College London, 2013

“Optogenetic monitoring neural circuit dynamics with voltage-sensitive fluorescent proteins”, 1st Bernstein Sparks Workshop. Towards Long-Term Cortical Neuro-Interfaces., Delmenhorst, 2013

“Cortical circuit dynamics illuminated by Voltage Sensitive Fluorescent Protein imaging”, Special Lecture at Symposium From Molecules to Oscillations, Brain Institute, Natal, Brazil, 2012

“Optogenetic electrophysiolological recordings using voltage-sensitive fluorescent proteins”, Janelia Conference Fluorescent Proteins and Biological Sensors and Voltage Imaging Workshop, 2012

“Development of Genetically Encoded Voltage Indicators and Their Use to Image Cortical Circuit Dynamics”, Grand Rounds, Stanford University, 2012

“Cortical circuit dynamics illuminated by Voltage Sensitive Fluorescent Protein imaging”, Lunchtime seminar Seminar,, Imperial College London, UK., 2012

“Imaging neural circuit dynamics with a voltage-sensitive fluorescent protein”, Seminar at Russian Academy of Science,, Moscow, Russia., 2012

“Imaging neural circuit dynamics with a voltage-sensitive fluorescent protein”., Presentation to students at school “contemporary methods of fluorescent visualization in biomedical and biotechnological studies”, organized by Russian Academy of Science,, Moscow, Russia., 2012

Dahlem Konferenzen. Participant Workgroup 3., 2012

“Imaging neural circuit dynamics with a voltage-sensitive fluorescent protein”, Seminar at the University of Otago,, New Zeeland., 2012

Departmental Master student course “Genetically encoded optical indicators for the analysis of neuronal circuits”., University of Otago,, New Zeeland., 2012

“Imaging Neural Circuit Dynamics with a Voltage-Sensitive Fluorescent Protein”, Seminar Tokyo University, Center for Disease Biology and Integrative Medicine,, Japan., 2012

“An optogenetic approach to voltage imaging”, Symposium speaker AWCBR Queenstown,, New Zeeland., 2012

“Optogenetic methods for monitoring electrical activities”, Symposium at FENS 2012 on Optogenetics, Barcelona,, Spain., 2012

“Genetically encoded reporters of membrane activity”, Symposium on Functional optogenetic dissection of the brain at Physiology 2012,, Edinburgh, UK., 2012

“Optogenetic monitoring of neuronal circuit dynamics”, Talk at Jacques Monod Conference on Imaging neuronal functions: from molecules to circuits., 2012

“Voltage-sensing fluorescent proteins: an optogenetic approach to electrophysiology”, Colloquium at the Center for Biophysics and Bioinformatics, Humbold University,, Berlin, Germany., 2012

“Voltage-sensing fluorescent proteins: an optogenetic approach to electrophysiology”, Seminar at the Department of Biology, University of Copenhagen,, Denmark., 2012

“Optogenetic voltage imaging bridges cellular and system physiology”, Seminar at the Ernst Strüngman Insitute,, Frankfurt, Germany., 2012

“Optogenetic voltage imaging bridges cellular and system physiology”, Talk at the 11th Japan-Korea-China Joint Workshop On Neurobiology and Neuroinformatics ., Okinawa, Japan., 2011

“Enhanced genetically-encoded probes for voltage imaging”, CNP Seminar, Champalimaud Foundation,, Lisbon, Portugal., 2011

“Optogenetic voltage imaging bridges cellular and system physiology”, Seminar at the Max Planck Institute for Medical Research,, Heidelberg, Germany., 2011

“Optogenetic voltage imaging bridges cellular and system physiology", Symposium at 12th International Conference on Systems Biology (ICSB), Mannheim, Germany, 2011

“An optogenetic approach to electrophysiology”, Symposium Neuronal systems and optogenetics at the 8th Biophysics congress, Budapest, Hungary, 2011

“Optical electroencephalography using an enhanced voltage-sensitive fluorescent protein”, Synapses and Circuits Seminal, EPFL, Brain Mind InstituteSwiss Federal Institute of Technology Lausanne,, Switzerland, 2011

“An optogenetic approach to electrophysiology”, Symposium at the University of Berne,, Berne, Switzerland, 2011

"Optogenetic voltage imaging: A new approach to bridge cellular and system physiology", Seminar at Osaka Bioscience Institute, Osaka, Japan, 2011

“Optogenetic voltage imaging: A new approach to bridge cellular and system physiology”, Seminar at Forschungszentrum Jülich,, Jülich, Germany, 2011

“Optogenetic voltage recordings”, Boehringer Ingelheim Fonds 103rd International Titisee Conference,, Titisee, Germany, 2011

“An optogenetic approach to electrophysiology”, Seminar at the Department of Physiology of Cognitive Processes at the Max-Planck-Institute of Biological Cybernetics,, Tubingen, Germany, 2011

”Towards an optogenetic electrophysiology”, Seminar at UCL Institute of Ophthalmology, UCL, London, UK, 2011

“An optogenetic approach to electrophysiology”, Seminar at University Bremen,, Bremen, Germany, 2011

“An optogenetic approach to electrophysiology”, Ernst Strungmann Lectures at Max Planck Institute for Brain Research,, Frankfurt, Germany, 2011

“Towards an optogenetic electrophysiology”, Seminar at Department of Neuroscience, Uppsala University,, Uppsala,Sweden, 2011

“Towards an optogenetic electrophysiology”, Seminar at Department of Pharmacology, University Hospital Goettingen,, Goettingen, Germany, 2011

“An optogenetic approach to electrophysiology”, Seminar at Department of Neuroscience, Karolinska Institutet,, Stockholm, Sweden, 2011

“Voltage sensitive fluorescence proteins for the study of neuronal activity”, Seminar at Neurobiology section University of California San Diego,, San Diego, USA, 2010

“New Generation of Voltage Sensitive Fluorescent Proteins for in vivo Imaging of Neuronal Circuit Dynamics”, Minisymposium Towards the Second Generation of Optogenetic Tools, Neuroscience Meeting 2010,, San Diego, USA, 2010

“Imaging brain electric signals with genetically targeted voltage-sensitive fluorescent proteins: feasibility and prospects", Seminar at Institute of Pharmacology and Toxicology, University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland, 2010

“Imaging brain electric signals with genetically targeted voltage-sensitive fluorescent proteins: feasibility and prospects”, Seminar at Department of Physiology, University of Bern, Switzerland, Bern,, 2010

“Imaging brain electric signals with genetically targeted voltage-sensitive fluorescent proteins: feasibility and prospects”, Synapses & Circuits Seminars at EPFL,, Lausanne, Switzerland, 2010

“Voltage sensitive fluorescent proteins: an optogenetic approach to electrophysiology”, The Svedberg Lecture Series, Uppsala University,, Uppsala, Sweden, 2010

“Voltage sensitive fluorescent proteins: an optogenetic approach to electrophysiology”, Seminar, Harvard University,, Boston, USA, 2010

“Imaging brain electric signals with genetically-targeted voltage-sensitive fluorescent proteins”, Frontiers in Neurophotonics International Symposium,, Quebec City, Canada, 2010

“Cell type diversity in the deep cerebellar nuclei”, FENS Satellite meeting “Cerebellar Nuclei”,, Amsterdam, Netherland, 2010

“Introduction to modeling voltage-gated channels and interpretation of optical imaging data”, Okinawa Computational Neuroscience Course 2010, Onna Village,, Okinawa, Japan, 2010

“Optical recording of cortical electrical activity in vitro and in vivo using genetically encoded voltage probes”, Seminar, Dalhousie University,, Halifax, Canada, 2010

“Engineering genetically-encoded Ca2+ and voltage sensors“, Frontiers in Neurophotonic An international summer school on advanced imaging techniques,, Quebec City, Canada, 2010

“New insights in voltage sensitive fluorescent protein imaging of neuronal activity”, ESPCI workshop on Cortical Interneuronal Network: New Perspectives from Optogenetics,, Paris, France, 2010

“Optical recording of electrical activity of pyramidal neurons using a genetically-encoded voltage probe”, Francis Crick Neuroscience Symposium,, Suzhou, China, 2010

“Voltage sensitive fluorescent proteins for optogenetic probing of neuronal circuits”, Seminar, Salk Institute, La Jolla, USA,, 2010

“Voltage sensitive fluorescent proteins in the study of neural networks”, Symposium: Imaging, genetics and other nifty techniques in Neuroscience,, Natal, Brazil, 2010

“Voltage sensitive fluorescent proteins for optogenetic reverse engineering of neuronal circuits”, Seminar, Massachusetts Institute of Technology,, Boston, USA, 2010

“Voltage sensitive fluorescent proteins for optical recording of neuronal circuit dynamics”, Seminar, Hyogo College of Medicine,, Nishinomiya, Japan, 2009

“Genetic voltage imaging”, Fluorescent Proteins and Biological Sensors II,, Janelia, USA, 2009

“Optogenetic imaging of neuronal circuit dynamics”, IBRO Advanced School of Neuroscience“Molecular, Cellular and Behavioral Approaches to Neuroscience”,, Shanghai, China, 2009

“Voltage sensitive fluorescent proteins for optical recording of neuronal circuit dynamics”, NBP Seminar, Northwestern University,, Evanston, USA, 2009

“New approaches to probing cerebellar function”, Second International Congress of the Society for Research on the Cerebellum,, Chicago, USA, 2009

“Voltage sensitive fluorescent proteins for optical probing of neuronal circuit dynamics an update”, ESPCI Seminar (CNRS),, Paris, France, 2009

“Optogenetic approaches to cerebellar circuit functions”, Neuroscience and Vision Symposia, Netherlands Institute for Neuroscience,, Amsterdam, Netherlands, 2009

“Introduction to modeling voltage-gated channels and interpretation of imaging data”, Okinawa Computational Neuroscience Course 2009,, Onna village, Okinawa, Japan, 2009

“Optogenetische Methoden zur Untersuchung der Dynamik and Plastizitat neuronaler Populationen”, Vortrage zur Allgemeinen Zoologie und Neurobiologie,, Bochum, Germany, 2008

“Optogenetic approaches to study neuronal circuit dynamics”, MRes Seminar,, Newcastle, UK, 2008

“Targeted optical probing of neuronal circuit dynamics”, Neuroscience (Newcastle) and RIKEN Brain Science Institute (Wako) joint research workshop,, Newcastle, UK, 2008

“Imaging in cells and networks”, Cellular and Systems Neurobiology Methods, University of Copenhagen,, Copenhagen, Denmark, 2008

“Fast kinetics of mGluR1 activation measured by an optical method”, 6th International Meeting on Metabotropic GlutamateReceptors,, Taormina, Italy, 2008

“Imaging cerebellar network activity with new genetic probes”, Symposium: Cerebellar network function: new imaging and modeling approaches;, FENS Forum 2008, 2008

“Targeted optical probing of neuronal circuit dynamics”, NeuroCure,, Berlin, Germany, 2008

“Targeted optical probing of neuronal circuit dynamics using fluorescent protein sensors”, Conferences Jacques Monod,, Roscoff, France, 2008

“Targeted optical probing of neuronal circuit dynamics using fluorescent protein sensors”, Seminar, Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology, Harvard University,, Boston, USA, 2008

“Targeted optical probing of neuronal circuit dynamics using fluorescent protein sensors”, Seminar, Institut des Neurosciences des Saqints-Peres,, Paris, France, 2008

“Targeted optical probing of neuronal circuit dynamics”, Neuronal Activity - a Symposium,, Bozeman, USA, 2008

“Targeted optical probing of neuronal circuit dynamics using fluorescent protein sensors”, Computational and Systems Neuroscience 2008 (Cosyne 2008) Workshop,, Utah, USA, 2008

“Voltage sensitive fluorescent proteins for the study of neuronal activity”, Seminar, University of California at San Diego,, San Diego, USA, 2008

“Optical probing of neuronal circuit dynamics”, PhD Program Medical Life Science and Technology,, Munich, Germany, 2008