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Gero Miesenböck has been awarded the InBev-Baillet Latour Health Prize 2012 for 'pioneering optogenetic approaches to manipulate neuronal activity and to control animal behaviour.'

The InBev-Baillet Latour Health Prize is intended to recognize outstanding scientific achievements in biomedical research and/or their practical applications for human health and to encourage the laureate in the pursuit of his/her career.

More information on the work of Professor Miesenböck can be found on his website - http://www.oxfordcircuits.com

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