Bacterial phytochromes as optogenetic tools

Project Details


Optogenetics is a rising field of research in which behavior of the cells is controlled by light. Phytochromes are have properties that make them attractive candidates for optogenetic applications. In the Project, novel optogenetic tools based on bacterial phytochromes will be created.
Effective start/end date01/01/201831/12/2021

Fields of Science

  • 1182 Biochemistry, cell and molecular biology