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Discover the fly brain

Apr 30, 20237:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Bâtiment SV - Hall niveau 1


Observe the life cycle of Drosophila flies under a microscope and discover how scientists measure and manipulate their behavior. Find out how it is possible to link behavior and neural activity. The workshop is organized in three steps: - Guided observation of Drosophila flies at different development stages - Presentation of a learning behavioral paradigm in flies - Demonstration of the optogenetic manipulation of a group of flies Workshop without registration.

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Children (4-6 years)
Children (7-10 years)
Children (11-13 years)
Young people (14-16 ans)



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