Our Research

Scientific American 10 World Changing Ideas 2014 features our group's work on Transparent Organisms

CBS News on "Single-cell phenotyping within transparent intact tissue through whole-body clearing. Cell, 2014"

The World Economic Forum Blog: Interview about Optogenetics and CLARITY

Short Version: TEDxCaltech: The Brain, January 2013

Long Version: Watson Richard C. Biedebach Memorial Lecture, December 2012 (Available on iTunes U)

Job Opening

Caltech is seeking to hire a highly motivated Researcher or Laboratory Manager, under the direction of Dr. Viviana Gradinaru. The Gradinaru Lab uses advanced technologies such as optogenetics, CLARITY, physiology, imaging, and behavior to understand and develop therapies for neurological diseases. Apply through here.

Gradinaru Lab News


Viviana is a Sloan Fellow in Neuroscience.


Glab is awarded a BRAIN initiative grant in collaboration with Changhuei Yang's group at Caltech.


Viviana is elected to the Allen Brain Institute Next Generation Leaders Council.


Nick and Claire's paper on voltage sensing with Archer 1 has been published in Nature Communications.


Glab's first paper has been published in Cell.

Old News Archive

Life in the GLab


Uninspired? On Creative Work.


Picture of the Month!


Lindsay and Jenny performed the first in vivo electrophysiology experiment with optogenetics.


Happy birthday, Claire!