Press Release

Massry Prize winners speak on optogenetics, breakthrough technology in brain research

December 05, 2016
The Meira and Shaul G. Massry Prize is sponsored by the Keck School of Medicine’s Dean’s Office. On Thursday, October 20, The USC Institute for Genetic Medicine hosted winners of the 2016 Meira and Shaul G. Massry Prize, scientists — Gero Miesenboeck,  Peter Hegemann and Karl Deisseroth who paved the way for a breakthrough technology called optogenetics that has revolutionized the way scientists study the brain. Read More.