November 11, 2009

Figuring out the role of neurons in zebrafish swimming: Herwig Baier

Herwig Baier
He wants to know how brain cells (neurons) give rise to behavior. He explains to us how he is using light to turn on neurons in the zebrafish brain to understand how these cells affect the fish’s swimming.

More on the Baier Lab's research

Producer: Sama Ahmed


  1. Thanks for posting the link for the podcast here. This project seems interesting to me. I’m not a science person and I appreciate how everything was explained in easy terms.